Page 2, 23rd January 1998

23rd January 1998
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`a Little More Freedom' Atinze Forges

John Paul's visit has brought hope to Cuba's Catholics BY JEREMY MCDERMOTT IN HAVANA THE CONGREGATION spilled out onto the Havana street, and there perhaps was the greatest......

Closer Links With Islam

By ANDREW M BROWN PRAYER, FASTING and almsgiving are practices common to Islam and Christianity that point to a shared search for God, the President of the Pontifical Council......

March For Children

BY ANDREW M BROWN THE PREDA FOUNDATION, the charity set up by Fr Shay Cullen to rescue children from prostitution in Asia, joined the first leg of the Global March Against Child......

Palestine

THE VATICAN and the Palestine Liberation Organisation announced on Thursday the formation of a commission to determine the legal status of the Church and its institutions in the......

Assisi Frescoes

THE 13TH CENTURY frescoes, including works by Giotto and Cimabue, which crashed to the ground on 26 September when an earthquake damaged the Basilica of St Francis in Assisi,......

Kni G Hts The Order Of The Knights Of Malta Will Begin

admitting women to positions of power for the first time since its creation before the First Crusade. The change is due to major reforms made ahead of next year's 900th......

Catacombs

THE CATACOMBS are important tools of evangelism as well as historical treasures, the Holy Father said on Friday. In an address to the Pontifical Commission for Sacred......

Why The Vatican Was Right To Give Balasuriya Another Chance

T HIS IS excellent news, putting an end to a most regrettable episode in the recent public affairs of the Church. It is noteworthy that Fr Balasuriya was formally re-admitted to......