Page 2, 19th June 1987

19th June 1987
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The Birth Of A Local Theology

IN LATE December 1945, I went to Havana, Cuba, to the first Catholic Inter-American Social Action Congress. The week-long meeting revealed some important facts about the......

Brazil's Champion Of The Poor

Joanna Moorhead profiles one of the Church's most charismatic leaders, Dom Helder Camara, in London for Cafod's Gala Day OF the many, many posters CAFOD has produced over the......

Overseas News In Brief

Death penalty Jesuits protest "SAVAGERY begets savagery" according to the Conference of Jesuit Prison Personnel in the United States. In a lengthy statement, the Jesuits said......

Seoul Cathedral Refuge

A Police seige of Seoul's Catholic Cathedral ended on Monday amid fierce protests from over 10,000 Catholics. Students who had taken refuge in the Cathedral for five days......

Civilian Peril In Tamil War

by Martin Newland AS heavy fighting continues on the Jaffna Peninsula in Sri Lanka with mortar attacks by Tamil guerrillas on security camps at Vasavilan and Kurumbasett, Pax......

Filipino `mafia' Backed By Government

"ANTI-communist hysteria combined with right wing politics and religious fanaticism" are behind the alarming rise in Filipino vigilante groups who terrorise the populace like a......

Comic-strip Heroes?

JUST WHEN you thought you knpw everything about the Jesuits, that ever enterprising order has something new up its sleeves: comic books. The latest (and increasingly popular)......