Page 2, 23rd May 1980

23rd May 1980
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Priest Shot Dead Outside His Rectory

A Belgian missionary became the latest victim of the growing wave of violence in Guatemala when he was shot dead outside his week. rectory in the coastal town of Santa Lucia......

Women Backed

AN AMERICA ‘. bishop has condemned sexism within the Church and urged radical women's groups to put proposals for change to the National Conference of Catholic bishops, Bishop......

Call To End Us Arms Aid To El Salvador

BRUTAL repression has continued in El Salvador in the wake or Archbishop Romero's assassination, according to a priest from El Salvador. But opposition among the people has......

Russia Admits Swing To Christianity

THE OFFICIAL Soviet Press . agency, Novosti, has denied the -existence of a report by the Soviet Government's Council for Religious Affairs, the'contents of ' which were made......

Tom Asek Hera Ld. F Ri Day . 23 May. 1980

silence to attack state The primate of Czechoslovakia has spoken out against government action that is crushing the Church in his country. Cardinal Frantisek Tomasek included......

Passions Raised At Oberammegau

Patrick O'Donovan reports from Oberammergau on the controversy over the Passion Plas which opened this week. tHE PLAI at Oberammergau has been smirched by accusations of......

News In Brief

'IFHE FRENCH Jesuit review "Etudes" is the subject of an investigation by the Congregation for Doctrine. According to the Rome daily, La Republica, it is accused of publishing,......

Pope Shares Blessing With Syrian Church Leader

POPE John Paul has taken another major step in his efforts for unity with the Orthodox churches when he joined with a Syrian Orthodox leader in giving the blessing at the......

Chile And Argentina Nearer To Hostilities

.CHILE's bishops have spoken out against the growing risks of violence inside the country and towards its neighbour Argentina. Cardinal Silva rejected the use of violent......