Page 2, 11th November 1983

11th November 1983
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Saints March In

for John Paul II THE SAINTS came marching in with Pope John Paul. His canonisation of Maximilian Kolbe prompted Italians to push ahead with the case of Salvo d'Acquisto a young......

Beyond The Fringe

YET ANOTHER fringe Christian? sect has just sprung up in Pordenone, an industrial town in the Veneto region. On November 6, it ordained seven priests — six of them were married......

Overseas News In Brief

Priests praised POPE JOHN PAUL praised Guatemala's priests for their defence of human rights when he addressed 14 Guatemalan bishops on an Ad limina visit to Rome last Saturday.......

Albania Oppression

A CATHOLIC bishop in Albania was beaten to death in a concentration camp and priests who baptised infants have been executed, Vatican Radio reported last week. The Pope has......

French Conflict

THE FRENCH bishops are in open conflict with the Catholic daily newspaper, La Croix. In a telegram from the Vatican, they protested against the article published in La Croix at......

Bishops Cancel Masses In Protest

THE NICARAGUAN bishops ordered Masses cancelled on November 2, All Soul's Day, to protest the beating of one bishop by a pro-government group and the deportation of two priests.......

Two Dutch Bishops Named

IN TESTIMONY to the Church's exactitude in the appointment of bishops, a Dutch bishop was named to a diocese two days in a row. On October 21, Pope John Paul named Bishop......

Bethlehem University Closed

ISRAELI military authorities have closed Vatican-affiliated Bethlehem University for 60 days following violence and student disturbances linked to Israeli jailing of student......

Brazilian Backs Liberation Theology

by Christopher Rails AN INFLUENTIAL theologian front Brazil, on a visit to England last week, said the strength of liberation theology supporters was sufficient to counter the......

Lech Walesa's Parish Priest, Fr Henryk Jankowski...

— with the Nobel Peace Prize winner) said he has been informed by the Polish government that it plans to charge him with abuse of religious freedom. The priest, who lives in......

Battle Between Church And State Continues In Maltese...

Mintoff plea thrown out by judge From our correspondent in Malta A MALTA Court, presided over by Judge Stephen Borg Cardona, has started hearing the Constitutional case......

Walesa Gift

CHURCH sources in Poland say the government is pressing the Church to reject Lech Walesa's donation of his Nobel peace prize to a proposed churchmanaged foundation to help......