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Cricket Chiefs Snub Zimbabwe Christians' Plea

BY SIMON CALDWELL THE CON I ROVERSIAI decision to send the England cricket team to play a world cup match in Zimbabwe was taken in spite of a plea from all the major Christian......

Joy, Splashes And Tears As Pope Baptises Infants

BY STAFF REPORTER POPE JOHN Paul 11 has celebrated the feast of the Baptism of the Lord by baptising 22 infants, including triplets. Amid the cries of the babies at a Mass in......

Vatican Drafts Guidelines To Combat New Boom In...

BY SIMON CALDWELL TI IF VAIIC'Ati is planning to warn Catholics of the dangers of believing in bogus claims of heavenly apparitions in the wake of an explosion of socalled......

Thieves Make Vatican 'world Crime Capital'

BY STAFF REPORTER MORE CRIMES are committed in Vatican City per head of population than in any other country in the world, new crime figures reveal. A total of 608 offences were......