Page 2, 22nd August 1986

22nd August 1986
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Michael Tangeman Reports From Mexico City On Disturbing...

Vatican order ends Mexico electoral fraud fast protest A MEXICAN archbishop ordered by the Vatican to cancel a planned "Massless Sunday" protest of alleged election fraud said......

Police Crackdown In Sa Homeland

POLICE in the black homeland of Bophuthatswana have been waging a "campaign of terror" against Catholic and union members, according to a South African church publication. Women......

Good Shepherd Heading For A Vast Roundup

Letter from AUSTRALIA by Alan McElwain A WEEKLY, widely-read magazine, The Bulletin, published in Sydney, recently ran a cover story bannered "The Pope's Australian Mission......

Sudan Relief Aid In Jeopardy

by Cristina Odone RELIEF AID for the three million Sudanese who face starvation has been seriously jeopardised by the shooting down of a civilian aircraft and the death of its......

Papal Praise For Faithful Latvians

IN A message marking Christianity's arrival in Latvia, Pope John Paul II praised the Catholic community in the tiny Balkan state for keeping faith in the face of difficulties.......

Anti Drugs Rally In Us

by Tracy Early in New York AN intensified effort to unite New Yorkers in a campaign against drugs has been launched by Cardinal John O'Connor with an evening prayer vigil and......

Namibia Rally Attracts Crowds

WHILE CHURCH leaders and activities in Namibia continue to come under attack, a recent rally held by the South West African People's Organisation (SWAPO) proved that the......

Bingo Tops After Mass In Us Parishes

ONLY Mass beats bingo in attracting participation in American Catholic parishes, said a report released in August by the Notre Dame Study of Catholic Parish Life. Coming in as a......

Overseas News In Brief

Miracle radio messenger A PARISH radio station in Northern Italy broadcasts a weekly message from Medjugorje. Fr Mario Galbiati, parish priest of Arcellasco d'Erba, established......