Page 2, 21st January 1994

21st January 1994
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March for peace TWENTY THOUSAND Filipino Christians and Muslims, wearing blue arm bands as a symbol of peace, marched side by side last week in a joint plea for an end to......

Iranian Churchman Freed Just Hours Before Execution Time

BY LUCY LE'lliBRIDGE T HE RELEASE OF AN Iranian Churchmen just hours before he was due to be executed for apostasy, has been welcomed by British human rights groups who say the......

Catholics Urge An End To Death Penalty In Us

LEADING US CATHOLICS last week supported Amnesty International in their call to abolish the death penalty in the United States. A spokesman for Catholics Against Capital......

A 'cradle' For Italy's Abandoned Babies

BY VIVIANE HEWITT IN ROME ' TALY'S PRO-LIFE Movemeat and a Turin convent last week set up a unique welcome for unwanted children, using a system that has not been employed since......

Vatican Admits Involvement In Italy's Corruption Scandal

BY OUR ROME CORRESPONDENT AN ADVISOR TO SOME of Italy's most powerful business leaders admitted in court last week that he helped transfer millions of dollars in alleged bribe......

Catholic Wife Would Not Divorce

BY JUAN FLORES c utting of her husband's penis with a kitchen knife, has told a US court that her strict Roman Catholic upbringing prevented her from leaving him. Venezuela-born......