Page 6, 17th December 2010

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Iraqi Churches Barricaded In Fear Of Christmas Attacks

BY SIMON CALDWELL CONCRETE WALLS are being hastily erected around churches in Iraq in the fear that al-Qaeda terrorists will try to slaughter congregations during services on......

Cause Of Anti-nazi Martyrs Progresses

BY GUNTHER SIMMERMACHER IN LÜBECK , GERMANY THE VATICAN has announced the beatification of three priests martyred by the Nazis. On June 25 the three martyrs of Lübeck – Fr......

Revolutions Do Not Change The World, Says Pope

BY CAROL GLATZ IN ROME CHANGING the world for the better does not come from leaders making grandiose promises or calling for a violent revolution, Pope Benedict XVI has said,......

Loyal Chinese Bishop Hides From Officials

BY STAFF REPORTER CHINESE government officials are continuing to keep watch on Cangzhou cathedral because Bishop Joseph Li Liangui did not show up for the Eighth National......

Vatican To Digitalise Its Library Of Photos

BY JOHN THAVIS IN ROME THE VATICAN is embarking on a project to restore and digitise its archive of more than eight million photographic images. The images, which date to the......

Holy See Opens New Museum Of Missionary Work

BY CINDY WOODEN IN ROME FOR ALMOST 400 years the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples has sent missionaries around the world. Now, in the new Propaganda Fide......