Page 2, 20th May 1983

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Chilean Church Calls For Peace

by Jonathan Petre THE CHILEAN Catholic Church last week strongly urged the government to reconcile itself with its critics after national riots last Wednesday left two dead and......

News In Brief

Beagle plea THE VATICAN is pressuring the Argentine government to accept the Pope's 1980 solution to the Beagle Channel dispute with Chile "as soon as possible" according to......

The People Find Their Own Miracle

MAY IS A reminder that, in the Italian tradition, there is a Madonna for every moment. There are Madonnas to protect motorcyclists and skiers and autostrada travellers. There......

Cut-off Communists

THERE IS A 19th century precedent for the small religious community (300 members recently excommunicated in the Siena region). However the larger 19th century precedent acquired......

Pope Warns Spain's Socialists On Abortion And Education Laws

POPE JOHN Paul has called on Spain's Socialist government to respect the "personal moral and religious convictions" of the nation's predominantly Catholic population on abortion......

Garibaldi's Polish Pleas

"DON'T abandon Poland" appeared as a refrain in a recent issue of the Vatican daily L'Osservatore Romano. If it was a reference to the present situation it was indirect for......

Papal Visit 'not On'

by William Spring in Harare SPECULATION about the onoff visit of the Pope to Zimbabwe is warming up again in Harare following a Reuter report in the local press that Vatican......

Religion Under Growing Attack In Lithuania

THE TRIALS of two priests in Lithuania for "anti-state activities" could represent a growing attack on religious freedom, according to L'Osservatore Romano. the Vatican daily......

New Vatican Man For East Timor

AN EAST Timorese, Fr Carlos Filipe Ximence do Belo, has been appointed by the Vatican to be the new Apostolic Administrator in the conflicttorn island. His predecessor, Mgr......

Pope-plot Bulgarian Undergoes Psychiatric Tests

SERGE' IVANOV ANTONOV, the Bulgarian being held by the Italians in connection with the attempt on the Pope's life in May, 1981, is now undergoing psychiatric tests. Antonov, the......