Page 2, 14th December 1979

14th December 1979
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Pope Keeps A Date And Appeals For Unity

By Christopher Howse POPE JOHN PAUL made up for a broken appointment last week when he visited thc English College in Rome, celebrating its 400th anniversary this year, The Pope......

Guarded Support For Nicaragua

NICARAGUAN bishops have expressed guarded support for the revolutionary government set up after the overthrow of President Somoza earlier this year. In their latest pastoral......

Church Challenge To Apartheid Law

THE South African Government is facing one of the most serious challenges to its apartheid policy ever made by a Church leader. It concerns the law which forces churches to......

Chaplain In Row Over Dead Hero

THE Catholic chaplain to lungarians in London, Mgr Bela Ispanki has been drawn into a dispute between the _Hungarian government and emigre groups in England over the proposed......

Senators Protest Over Gaoled Priest

FIVE American senators have written a letter to the Secretary of State, Cyrus Vance, to help free a Filipino priest, gaoled in the Philippines since 1974. Divine Word Father,......

' Clumsy ' Move On Missing

15,000 A MOVE to make "officially dead" all people who have "disappeared" in Argentina for three months or more during the past four years has been criticised its "clumsy" by......

Albanian Suffering Continues Unabated

IN THE same week that Albanian born Nlother Theresa of Calcutta received the Nobel Peace Prize, Amnesty International reported continued religious persecution in her homeland,......

News In Brief

THE DIOCESE of Nottingham has sent a further £20,780 to Cafod's Cambodia appeal following a special collection taken at all Masses at the end of last month. Commenting on the......

Dutch Bishops Protest Over Nuclear Sites

by Beth Webb THE DUTCH Bishops' Conference has sent a strongly worded letter to President van Agt expressing concern over the NATO proposals to deploy 48 out of ti planned 574......

Yakunin May Face Death Penalty

FR GLIB Yakunin, the Orthodox priest jailed in Russia lust month on charges or "antiSoviet propaganda may be facing even more serious allegations, according to reports which......