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China Cracks Down On 'underground' Church

State tightens its control over unregistered priests and bishops despite a plea from President George W Bush for greater religious freedom BY STAFF REPORTER THE CHINESE......

Pope Recalls Joy Of Young Pilgrims

BY STAFF REPORTER BE.NEDICT xvi has compared the "authentic joy" experienced by World Youth Day participants to the drug-fuelled escapism sought by many young people today. The......

Vatican 'encouraged' By Lambeth

BY CINDY WOODEN A VATICAN official has said he felt "encouraged" by the Lambeth Conference and that he believed dialogue with Anglicans would continue. Canadian Mgr Donald......

Zimbabwe Needs Reconciliation, Says Bishop

BY BRONWEN DACHS AN AMERICAN bishop who has just visited Zimbabwe has said that work on reconciliation must begin in the country as soon as a political solution is found. Bishop......

Churches In Spain Open 24 Hours A Day

BY ANNA-PATRICE BITONG THE ARCHDIOCESE Of Valencia is trying to enlist 12 churches to stay open 24 hours a day for one month each. The project follows an experiment by one......