Page 2, 1st August 1980

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Reagan-bush Set To Pick Up Catholic Vote

WHILE Citholics traditionally have been identified as part of the Democratic coalition, last month's Republican National Convention in Detroit showed signs that the Republicans......

Reagan And Bishops

spli t on SALT A COMPARISON of Reagan's campaign statements with the American bishops' stand on a range of political issues shows some areas of strong agreement and some serious......

News In Brief

A DELEGATION ,from the Russian Orthodox Church MB in London this week for talks with members of Pax Christi International. The consultation focussed on the theology of human......

Intimidation, Destruction And Priests' Houses Invaded

Climate of fear ' Bolivia's bishops speak out Bolivians are living in a "climate of fear" following the military coup two weeks ago, according to a statement issued on Sunday......

Pope Calls For Social Reforms In Brazil

POPE John Paul called for systematic reforms to achieve social justice in Brazil in an address to crowds in Rome after his return from South America. But 1,500 Latin American......

Tbengal Bishops Beat Off Attacks

THE CARDINAL Archbishop of Calcutta and the bishops of West Bengal have reacted to harassment by the government and press by making a public plea for the rights of Christians,......

Czechs Gaol Priest Over Mass

A 65-YEAR-old Jesuit has been given an 18-month suspended jail sentence by a Czechoslovaian court for saying Mass in his fiat without state permission, according to Keston......

Escape From Madman Of Malabo

AN AFRICAN bishop forced to flee several years ago from his diocese in Equatorial Guinea has been restored to his See by Pope John Paul. Bishop Raphael Nze Abuy of Bata, one of......

Italian Priest Suspended Over Political Post

AN ITALIAN priest-worker has been suspended from all priestly functions after refusing to resign a city political post to which he was elected in June. Fr Luis Pichler of......

Lily Jumps The Gun

A MURAL in a Catholic cemetery in the United States has jumped the gun on the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha by labeling the 17thcentury Mohawk Indian maiden a saint. Kateri......