Page 2, 17th July 1981

17th July 1981
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AN AMERICAN priest has adopted a 13 year old black youth from one of Chicago's ghettoes. Fr George Clements, a civil rights activist from Holy Angels. one of the city's largest......

Mother Teresa Blow

LAZAR Bojaxhiu, the only brother of Mother Teresa of Calcutta, has died aged 74 in Palermo on the Italian island of Sicily. He was born in Skopje then a part of the Ottoman......

Tour Guides Row Settled

CHURCH OFFICIALS and the Israeli government have reached an agreement on tour guides which has averted the threatened closure of the great basilicas in Bethlehem and Nazareth.......

Caritas Peru In Relief Project

A NEW SCHEME for helping the elderly in Peru has been launched by Help the Aged, with the support of Caritas Peru. The relief project. called "Centre of' Support for the......

Pope's Plea To Terrorists

POPE JOHN Paul made an urgent appeal this week to Red Brigade terrorists to release three people they are holding, two of whom have been "condemned to death". The plea came in......

Nicaragua Bishops In New Clash With Sandinista Government

THE NICARAGUAN bishops have become embroiled in a new dispute with the Sandinista government over the televising of Sunday Masses. Officials in the archdiocese of Managua" have......

Seminarians Accused Of Carrying Guns

by Christopher Rails THE JESUITS are seeking the release of four seminarians arrested last week in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, after airport police claimed they were carrying weapons......

India Poor's New Sisters

A new venture is being launched to help India's rural poor. Christopher Howse reports. THREE NUNS are to set up a new community in a remote part of India. and an English doctor......

Australian Catholics Are Accused Of Being Motivated By...

Editor walks out after bishops ban charity copy from Alan Gill in Sydney THE MANAGING editor of Australia's most influential Catholic newspaper has resigned over an order from......

Funeral Ministers

SEVENTEEN laymen have been appointed funeral ministers in the Austrian archdiocese of Vienna. The aim is to release priests for other urgent pastoral duties which they have been......

Chinese Leaders Seek Help Of Christians

CHINA'S greater toleration towards religious groups is based on the need to involve believers more actively in the country's modernisation policies, according to a delegation of......