Page 2, 20th July 1984

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Vatican Holds Constructive Talks With The Czechs

POPE John Paul Il prayed for Catholics in Czechoslovakia, where Church-State relations are tense, to be given the strength to give witness" to their f give witness" to their f......

`support Refugees' Call By Pope

REFUGEES have an inalienable right to live in their homelands, Pope John Paul said in a message to the United Nations Conference on African Refugees which was held in Geneva......

Bulgarian Testimony Retracted By Agca

AN ITALIAN judges's report recommending the prosecution of Sergei Antonov and two other Bulgarians for complicity in a plot that led Mahmet Ali Agca to shoot Pope Joh Paul in......

Peru Steps Up Action Against Guerrillas

by Peter Stanford CARDINAL Juan Landazuri Ricketts, the Archbishop of Lima, has given a cautious welcome to a government proposal to allow suspected guerrillas to be tried......

Filipino Bishops In Attack On Marcos

THE PHILIPPINES Bishops this week called for the repeat of President Ferdinand Marcos's legislative powers, and a national fast to appeal for the end of violent killings. In a......

Marriage Inviolate

WHEN a couple pledge to be faithful to each other on their wedding day, they become ministers of the sacrament of marriage, Pope John Pual told a vast audience of pilgrims and......

Polish Amnesty

AS THE TRIAL of four political dissidents in Poland attracted worldwide attention last week, the Polish Government' has shown increasing signs of a willingness to include......

Vote Call On Irish Divorce

IN IRELAND an all-party parliamentary committee has recommended that a referendum should be held to change that part of the constitution which specifically prohibits divorce.......

Overseas News In Brief

French shuffle THE FRENCH Prime Minister, M Pierre Mauroy and his cabinet have resigned in the wake of President Mitterrand's decision to allow a referendum on the future of the......