Page 1, 22nd November 1985

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Churches Plan 'first Aid' In Liverpool Chaos

by Kasia Ciedroye AS LIVERPOOL teetered on the brink of bankruptcy this week, the city's senior clergy, who have been working furiously behind the scenes to avert the crisis,......

Fears Abound On Eve Of Rome Synod

by Desmond O'Grady in Rome THE Synod of Bishops begins on Sunday in an atmosphere of high expectations, fear of a clampdown by authorities, and plain uncertainty. Much of this......

Anglo-irish Accord Gets Mixed Reception

by Cristina Odone THE IRISH bishops have issued a cautious statement of praise for the historic Anglo-Irish accord, signed by Mrs Thatcher and Irish Prime Minister, Dr Carrel......

Volcano Victims Aided

THE Catholic Church in Colombia earlier this week forced the government to relent over its plans to close off and fumigate the town of Armero, scene of a massive volcanic......

Pinochet's 'terror' Rapped

by Peter Stanford IN their strongest denunciation to date, Chile's Catholic bishops have accused the military government of General Pinochet of practising state terrorism. In a......

Former Rector 'defects'

CANON CHARLES Smith, former rector of the Church of St Mary Magdalen, has become this year's third leading Oxford clergyman to become a Catholic. Some 50 people, several of them......

Nuclear Freeze Petition

IN THEIR latest effort to lobby for an end to nuclear warfare, Archbishop Thomas Winning of Glasgow and other Scottish church leaders will present Mrs Thatcher with a nuclear......

Bishop Killed In Lebanon

T H E assistant Maronite Catholic bishop of the Beka'a Valley, Rubs Jerios Sehlani, was murdered in Lebanon on Monday along with his nephew. Bishop Sehlani died in the village......