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Catholic Agencies Attack Minister's •outburst

Moore 'n idea of what it is to be poor' by Martin Newland CATHOLICS involved with the care of the poor and the homeless this week expressed outrage at comments by a Cabinet......

John Paul I 'let Himself Die' Claim

by Joanna Moorhead AN allegation that Pope John Paul I allowed himself to die because he considered himself unfit for the Papacy was described as "fiction" by a senior Vatican......

Italian Church Rocked By Attack On Pope

by Viviane Hewitt in Rome THE Italian Episcopal conference this week has issued a stern rebuke in reply to an unexpected open letter from 63 of Italy's leading theologians......

Jews Cancel Vatican Audience

by our Rome correspondent THE Vatican's relations with Judaism hit crisis point in Rome last week with the rare cancellation of an audience with John Paul II by the Jewish......

`homeworc Please, Your Worship'

STAFF at a Catholic sixth form college were this week getting used to addressing one of their teenage students as "Your Worship". Their pupil, 16-year-old Nicola Smith, was......

Liturgy Lessons

CHANGING the Mass in a bid to reform the liturgy "cannot be tolerated" said the Pope this week in a letter to bishops and priests all over the world. It is wrong that "certain......

Pornography Attacked

PORNOGRAPHY in the media must be countered by stronger laws, more effective selfregulation by newspapers, and by parents, teachers and the Church, a Vatican document urged this......

Election Priest Is Disowned By Order

By Matthew Keegan THE Pallottine Fathers in Ireland have issued a statement disowning Fr Patrick Ryan after his announcement that he will be standing as a candidate for the......