Page 2, 12th August 1988

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A RECENT poll in the Irish Republic, carried out by Ireland's Joint Parliamentary Committee on Women's Rights, showed that 58 per cent of those questioned felt that abortion......

Church Neutral In Filipino Us Bases

THE vice-president of the Philippine bishops' conference, whose diocese is home to a major US air base, said the bishops face a dilemma in the national controversy over the......

Apparitions Not 'essentials' Says Lourdes Specialist

APPARITIONS are small signs that can awaken faith from lethargy, but they are not the essentials of faith, according to a Marian scholar who has been studying the reported......

Sandinista Government Criticised

NICARAGUA's bishops have strongly criticised Sandinista policies and expressed worries about the country's economic situation. In a major pastoral letter, the bishops urged......

Housing Used As Tool To Uphold Apartheid

Proposed changes to South African legislation will make life worse than it was under the pass laws MORE than five million people in South Africa are denied decent and affordable......

Moscow Defied By Ukrainians

THE SOVIET propagandists' weekly newspaper Argumenty i Fakty recently published a discussion with Russian Orthodox Archbishop Palladiy of Kiev which was meant to answer the......

Pope To Visit Africa

POPE John Paul II will meet with the heads of Zimbabwe and Mozambique, travel to five southern African countries and beatify a French missionary during his ten day trip to the......