Page 1, 12th August 1988

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Shroud's Age Known But Under Wraps

by Martin Newland SCIENTISTS in Britain charged with dating the Turin shroud this week announced that they have successfully established whether the alleged burial garment of......

Church Theft Ring Cracked By Police

by our Rome correspondent ITALIAN police believe they have cracked an international ring which organised the thefts of priceless works of art from churches in Italy and smuggled......

Abortion Case Chaplain Sacked

Hospital priests in danger of 'gagging' after Carlisle authorities dismiss outspoken cleric by Joanna Moorhead HEALTH authorities have been accused of trying to gag their......

Anglicans Seek Rome Alliance

by Vivienne Hewitt in Rome ACCORDING to Vatican reports, a group of about 100 Anglican priests and their parishioners are ready to break away from the Church of England over the......

Cardinal Denounces Renewed Violence

POLICE were fired upon, cars overturned and burnt, and protesters arrested on Monday night as nationalist sympathisers took to the streets of Northern Ireland to mark the 17th......

Inside

On the road to peace Fr Owen Hardwicke, (right) holding a crumpled piece of an S S22 missile after witnessing its destruction in Soviet Central Asia, reflects on his experience......

Plus: Apartheid's Housing Horrors; Noel Clark On Lenin;...

Jesuit provincial, in profile; Lessons of Lambeth; Books of the Month; Charterhouse; and Ronald Rolheiser NPXT WEEK Images and role models for women in the Church — Sr Lavinia......

Agencies Respond To Sudan Flood Crisis

CAFOD and five other major charities this week launched an emergency appeal for the victims of the devastating floods in Sudan. As many as two million people have been severely......

Cantab Cheerio Row

THE outgoing Catholic chaplain at Cambridge University has attacked the way Fisher House is funded, and has suggested that those consulted on the nomination of his successor are......