Page 6, 1st June 2007

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The Cardinal Who Tried To Stop The War

S President Bush prepares for his first meeting with Pope Benedict XVI on June 9, what does Cardinal Pio Laghi, the veteran papal diplomat sent by Pope John Paul II to try to......

Clerical Cup Final Marred By Diving Row

IT WAS nearly the "beautiful game" but not quite. With St Peter's Basilica in the background, a football match between priests and seminarians might have been expected to be a......

Amnesty Facing Backlash Over Abortion Stance

BY JOHN HINTON AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL is facing upheaval and mass resignations worldwide after it decided last month to advocate the decriminalisation of abortion in spite of......

Bodyguard Says Pope Slept Under The Stars

BY JOHN HINTON POPE JOHN PAUL H enjoyed secret escapes from the Vatican, according to a new book by the former head of papal security. In a memoir General Enrico Marinelli, who......

Rebel Irish Singer Takes Inspiration From Psalms

BY JOHN HINTON THE IRISH pop singer Sinead O'Connor, who once tore up a picture of Pope John Paul II on live television, has changed her act. Her new album, Theology, turns Old......

Ex-soldiers Break Up Christian Meeting

BY STAFF REPORTER A CHRISTIAN meeting in a Catholic Church in Zimbabwe was violently broken up by a group of ex-soldiers last week. Pro-government war veterans, armed with axes......