Page 1, 23rd March 1990

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Ni Bishops Go To Court Over Schools

by Peter Stanford NORTHERN Ireland's Catholic bishops are to challenge education reforms in the province which they say put church schools at an unfair disadvantage in regard of......

Celibacy Test For Novices

by our Rome correspondent FOLLOWING a new Vatican document, novices will be required to undergo psychological adaptation tests before they are accepted into religious orders.......

Budget Gives No Hope For Poor

by Joanna Moorhead CATHOLIC charities have welcomed news of tax relief for one-off gifts announced in this week's budget — although those working with the poor and lowpaid say......

Lay Man At Bank

by our Rome correspondent THE Vatican has appointed a lay Italian banker as director general of its own bank, the Institute of Religious Works (IOR). He is Giovanni Bodio, 67, a......

Namibia Ushers In Independence

by Tom Minney our special correspondent in Windhoek A WHOLE country celebrated together this week as Namibia, in south western Africa, became the latest colony to be free and......

New Nuncio To Soviet Union Tipped As Likely Successor To...

Moscow link established by Rome by Viviane Hewitt in Rome THE Holy See's new Apostolic Nuncio to Moscow, Archbishop Francesco Colasuonno, was also being tipped in Rome this week......

Papal Plea To Priests Over Coming Synod

by Timothy Elphick POPE John Paul II has sent a letter to Catholic priests throughout the world, calling on them to see Holy Thursday on April 12 as the start of a period of......

Solidarity With The People Of Nicaragua — Glenys Kinnock...

on the needs of the nation after the recent election, page 7. Brother Avellino Morris West confronts the sin of covetousness in the fourth of our seven short stories for Lent on......

Fat Nn 14.1.

Do we still believe in bishops? Mervyn Stockwood reviews a new book that poses the question. Michael Carson on the sin of lust in the fifth of our stories on the seven deadly......