Page 1, 16th December 1983

16th December 1983
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Walesa Calls For Release Of Union Men

by Christopher Howse UNION leaders imprisoned in Poland should be released, but Solidarity supporters must not turn to violence, Lech Walesa urged in his Nobel Peace Lecture......

Pope Joins Lutherans In Unity Prayer

From Desmond O'Grady in Rome "I'VE COME here," said Pope John Paul in Rome's Lutheran Church on Sunday evening "because the Holy Spirit wants us to seek full unity". Pope John......

Agca Visit Planned

POPE John Paul is expected to meet Mehmet Ali Agea, the Turk who shot him in St Peter's Square in 1981, when he visits Rebibbia Prison in Rome shortly after Christmas. The Pope......

Paisley Unites With Catholics For Life

THE REV Ian Paisley joined MPs from the other side of the religious and political divides on Tuesday when a new Parliamentary Pro-Life Group was launched. Mr. Paisley shares......

Primate's Surprise Resignation

IN A SURPRISE move, Cardinal Johannes WiLlebrands has resigned as Archbishop of Utrecht and Primate of the Netherlands a year before the age at which he would have to step down.......

College Remains Defiant

by Jonathan Petre De La Salle College, Manchester, will stay open despite a decision by Sir Keith Joseph, the Secretary of State for Education, to axe initial teacher training,......

No Cards No Turkey No Christmas Cheer For Rosa

At 79 she is utterly alone in the world. All her family and friends are dead, or moved far away. Memories will be her only company on Christmas Day — and on virtually every day......

Levin And Vita — Biographical Insights

page 6 PIUS V and Schumacher — Charterhouse looks back to the great and small page 8 HOUSES of history — Leslie Brooks traces resistance and decay in the West Country......