Page 2, 1st May 1992

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Church Swamped By Flock Wave

THE Catholic Church in Greece is in danger of being submerged by a tidal wave of believers making their way to the country for a better life, Bishop Franghiskos Papamanolis of......

Rome May Mediate At East Timor Talks

Letter from Lisbon INDONESIA's government has accepted, in principle at least, a Portuguse proposal for the resumption of talks over occupied East Timor. The proposal is......

Bishop To Face Trial In Italian Banking Scandal

by Timothy Elphick A BISHOP living in Rome has been charged with criminal involvement in the Vatican Bank scandal by Italian state prosecutors, and is awaiting trial. Bishop......

Sharp Fall In Us Seminary Numbers

THE alarming fall in the numbers of seminarians in the United States continues, raising fears for the future of the church in the country. Figures released this week reveal an 8......

News In Brief

Chinese head dies VATICAN-appointed Bishop Peter Joseph Fan Zueyan of Boading in China, head of the country's underground bishops' conference, has died at the age of 85. Bishop......

Prelate Offers Way Out Of Crisis

ARCHBISHOP Augusto Vargas Alzamora of Lima this week offered church mediation to help Peru resolve its current constitutional crisis, following the suspension of the country's......

Fast Track To Sainthood

by our Rome correspondent THE record-breaking speed with which the controversial beatification of the founder of Opus Dei has reached completion stemmed not from pressure from......