Page 2, 13th July 1984

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How Gadaffi, For Choice, Is Faultless

THE NEW female religious order to be founded in Hungary for nursing in Catholic institutions is not the only surprising recognition of nuns' usefulness. The Libyan leader Col.......

Ten Priests In Nicaragua Expelled

TEN FOREIGN priests working in the Central American state of Nicaragua have been expelled by the government following their reported involvement in a demonstration mounted by......

Philippines Church Under Pressure

A CATHOLIC , priest has been arrested in Manila following a police search of his house. It was the headquarters of the basic Christian Communities programme and the National......

Airforce Priest Dies In Harare

by Oscar Jones FR MEL HILL, Catholic chaplain to the Zimbabwe Armed Services, died in Harare on May 25. The death of Fr Hill, coming so soon after the departure of the Rev Beet......

Mitterand Holds Key To French Schools Poll

FOLLOWING the recent demonstration by one and a half million people in the streets of Paris in favour of retaining private schools, the French Senate has given its approval to a......

Fr Calciu — New Hope

FURTHER international pressure is being brought to bear to secure the release from prison in Rumania of the Orthodox priest Fr Calciu-Dumitreasa. Questions have been tabled for......

Us Vatican Envoy In Marcinkus Row

THE UNITED States ambassador to the Vatican, Mr William Wilson, is the subject of an inquiry by the US State Department following his intervention in the case of the Vatican......

In Praise Of

moderation THE OFFICIAL Vatican newspaper, L 'Osservatore Romano has expressed relief at the failure of the coup attempt in Bolivia on July 1. In a front page editorial, Paolo......

Turkish Welcome

POPE John Paul Ii received the Turkish Foreign Minister, 'ahit Halefoglu, in a private audience on July 5. The Foreign Minister was the first Turkish official to visit the......

Praise Indeed

SIX of the nine Sri Lankan Catholic bishops were received in audience by Pope John Paul 11 at the Vatican on July 5. Pope John Paul commended their efforts for peace between the......

Medjugorje Law An Italian Priest Has Been Arrested And Fined

in Yugoslavia for holding a prayer service at Medjugorje, the village where six local youths have reported seeing visions of Mary. Fr Pietro Villasanta was arrested on June 30......

Ban Jesus

SALE of so-called "Jesus" jeans has been banned by a Greek court because it constitutes an insult to Christians. -The company which imports the garments has appealed against the......

Child Labour

ARCHBISHOP Fernandez of Kuala Lumpur has protested against the use of children in factories in conditions of "slavery". He said that the Catholic Church in Malasia would......

A Place To Rest The Chinese Government Has Restored The

grave of Fr Matteo Ricci, the Jesuit missionary who was the first to establish Catholicism in China. His grave was desecrated by Red Guards during the Cultural Revolution. Fr......

Ecuador Way Pope John Paul's Visit To Ecuador From January

29-31 next year has been officially confirmed by Cardinal Pablo Munoz. The visit coincides with the celebrations of the beginnings of Christianity in that country 450 years ago.......

Papal Concern For The Suffering Timorese

POPE JOHN PAUL has expressed his grave concern about the Indonesian Government's treatment of the predominantly Catholic peoples of East Timor, and also of Irian Jaya, the......