Page 1, 12th December 1986

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Bishops Condemn Naples Birth

by Desmond O'Grady in Rome THE bishops of the Campania region, which has Naples at its head, have issued a document condemning the "terrible adventure" provoked by the birth......

Exiled Priest Allowed A Brief Passage To India

AN INDIAN-born Catholic `priest based in London received a visa to return to his homeland late last month, after several earlier requests had been denied by India's Government......

Aids Campaigns Church Doubts

by Peter Stanford THE Catholic Church on both sides of the Atlantic has this week become embroiled in controversy as to how far it should back Aids education programmes which......

Oratory Stance Accepted'

IN a letter this week to headteachers of primary schools serving the London Oratory, its head, John McIntosh, has revealed that Westminster diocese has accepted his school's......

Ethiopian Exile Slams Mengistu Famine Policy

by Jack O'Sullivan A LEADING Ethiopian academic has gone into exile to publish a damning critique of the famine relief policy pursued by the regime of Colonel Mengistu......

Children In Sa Jails

SOUTH Africa's Government acknowledged this week that it is detaining without charge 256 children under 16 years of age in the country's prisons. Minister of Law and Order,......

Socialist Papal Printer

by our Rome correspondent POPE John Paul launching a socialist publisher? Apparently, for an Italian socialist has established a publishing house with an anthology of John Paul......

Site Open For London Travellers

BISHOP Philip Harvey opens today one of the first permanent sites for travellers in north London after a three-year campaign waged by Church and community organisations. The......

Mps Praise Papal Pro Life Stand At Audience

by Cristina Odone A CATHOLIC MP has organised for a group of members of Parliament to fly to Rome today for an audience with the Pope, The 15 parliamentarians will present the......

Priest's Death Foul Play?

A SPOKESMAN for the Brazilian bishop's conference accused local landowners and government officials last week for the murder of a prominent Italian missionary working in Brazil.......