Page 2, 18th September 1987

18th September 1987
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Bombs To Books — The First Ten Days Of Peace

THERE is a rustle of peace in the Nicaraguan air. The dove seems to have challenged the vulture. Ever since the five Central American presidents signed the historic peace......

Chilean Release Plea

THE beginning of the 15th year of military rule in Chile by General Augusto Pinochet was marked last Friday with the presentation of a "25-Point" package to the Prime Minister......

Changing Face In Vietnam?

Two archbishops and countless priests are held by the Vietnamese authorities. Peter Stanford asks if there is any light at the end of the tunnel for a persecuted church. VIETNAM......

Preaching To The Starving Why One Priest Is Political

ANDRES Giron, a Guatemalan priest, criticised the leadership of His country last week and warned against the possibility of rebellion unless serious land reform is undertaken.......

To Russia With A Cry For Tolerance

A LETTER suggesting ways in which the legal status of the churches and religious groups may be improved, was on Friday made public at a press conference in Moscow. The letter,......

Welcome Return

TWO priests banished from Nicaragua for their antigovernment outspokenness have returned to their homeland, allegedly to a rapturous welcome. Mgr Bismark Carballo and Fr Benito......

Waking An Irish Giant

BISHOP Joseph Cassidy is to be installed as the new Archbishop of Tuam on October 18. Bishop Cassidy, who is 53, has been Bishop of Clonfert since 1982 and has also been the......