Page 2, 18th October 1974

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Rome Praise For Us Farmworkers' Leader

By a Special Correspondent Mr Cesar Chavez, president of the United Farm Workers of America, has won praise from a top Vatican official for "teaching a very important lesson: to......

Police And Troops Search Cars At Fatima Shrine

• About 400,000 pilgrims from many parts of the world attended traditional religious ceremonies last Sunday marking the apparition of the Virgin Mary to three peasant children......

Health Authority 'flouting Law' Over Abortion

A regional health authority has this week been accused of flouting the law by taking steps to adopt Lane Committee recommendations before Parliament has accepted them. Dr......

Welfare Council Threatened

There is a possibility of the Salford Diocesan Catholic Moral Welfare Council, founded exactly 30 years ago, "not surviving" because of financial pressures, according to the......

Lutheran Bishop Under Fire

Bishop Helmut Frenz, head of the Lutheran Church in Chile who has won international acclaim for his 'humanitarian work in helping to evacuate thousands of foreign Leftist......

Capuchins Seek To Decentralise Order

Moves toward decentralisation within the Order of Capuchin Friars Minor were approved at an extraordinary general chapter held in Rome from August 26 to October 1. The chapter......

Term Reduced For Dominican General

The tenure in office of the Master General of the Dominican Order was reduced from 12 years to nine by the Order'sgeneral chapter, which met near Naples at the Sanctuary of Our......

White Fathers Discuss Problems Of Africa Today

By a Special Correspondent Eighty-four members of the White Fathers attending the 2Ist General Chapter in Rome, are dealing with what is proving to be one of the most important......

Priests In Guinea `forbidden To Preach'

Reports appearing in German Church publications paint a "picture of terror and persecution in the equatorial Republic of Guinea, West Africa. An exile from the country speaks of......

Marriage Key Factor In Church/state Relations

The Church of England's view of marriage and divorce is a far more important factor in Church-State relations than the question of the appointment of Bishops. This is the......

In Brief

Portsmouth friends. for West Africa Two priests from the Portsmouth diocese will set out for Cameroon, West Africa on October 21, on loan for six years to the Bishop of Bamenda.......