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John Paul To Visit Russia

THE Pope will visit Russia early next year, a Vatican journalist predicted last week. Alcesti Santini, Vatican correspondent for the communist paper L'unita, who was a contact......

Pope Gets

a sword as a gift from friends in the Yemen By Bruce Johnston, Rome Correspondent iLF THE presentation to the Pope of a scimitar by President Ali Abdullah Saleh of Yemen came as......

Milosevic's Man Defects

THE Yugoslav Ambassador to the Holy See, Dojcilo Maslovarie, who is a family friend of President Milosevic, has informed Belgrade that he will be not returning home at the end......

The Mystery Of God's Love

"Dear Brothers and Sisters, In the Creed we confess one God in three equal and distinct Persons. "Far from being abstract, this truth is of great importance for our lives. The......

Appeal For Action As Children Starve In War-torn Ethiopia

Global appeal for food as famine strikes poor By Citra Siclhu Am agencies have criticised the slow international response to the spiralling food crisis in Ethiopia, which......

Africa

Mugabe blamed SouTH Africa's bishops have blamed Zimbabwe's political leaders for the deepening lawlessness and violence in the country. People from all walks of life have been......

Priest In Gay 'porn' Row

A US bishop has removed a priest from his post after he learned he was running an internet service for gay clergy featuring explicit sexual material. Bishop Joseph Gerry of......

Corruption Attacked Brazil's Bishops Have Urged The...

vote for corrupt officials in the nation's forthcoming municipal elections, writes Aid to the Church in Need. They have sent 100,000 booklets to parishes criticising the......

Australasia Aborted Baby 'left To Die'

A BABY who survived an abortion was left to die by hospital staff in Darwin, Australia. The baby, who was between 21 and 22 weeks gestation, was simply covered by a nurse for......

America

Nun no longer on the run CoLomniast police have arrested a nun in connection with the murder of another sister from her order, whose burned and mutilated body was found by the......

Caution Urged On Gene Map

SPAIN'S bishops have urged scientists snapping the human genetic code to use their knowledge for the good of mankind. Archbishop Juan Jose Asenjo, secretary of the bishops'......

Europe

Abortion row resolved CATHOI.ic counselling centres in Germany will no longer issue abortion certificates to women, Bishop Karl Lehmann. president of the German Bisops'......