Page 1, 23rd May 1986

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Birth Control Barred From Biology

by Peter Stanford TWO of the five GCSE. examination boards have decided to delete direct references to birth control from school room biology lessons after representations from......

Revenue Climb Down On Open Plate Donations

by Jack O'Sullivan COVENANTERS may once again make donations to the Church via the traditional method of open-plate collections. In a major retreat, the Inland Revenue has bowed......

Pinpointing Your Average Catholic

TODAY'S average Catholic is an ecumenist, worried by issues of sexual morality, seeking more say in the Church, critical of episcopal leadership, unconsciously racist and, if......

British And South African Churches Condemn Arrest Of...

THE ARREST last week of the secretary-general of the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference has been attacked in strongly-worded statements by leaders of the church in......

Priest Shot Dead In Brazil

THE MURDER of a Catholic priest who worked with landless peasants in Brazil threatens to further aggravate Church-Stale relations, despite President Jose Sarney's promise In......

Pope's May Encyclical

by Desmond O'Grady in Rome POPE John Paul ll announced on Pentecost Sunday that a new encyclical will be released on May 30. It was John Paul's 66th birthday and, maintaining......

June Poll On Divorce

IRELAND'S referendum on divorce will be held on June 26, provided the Government Bill outlining proposals passes through the Dail and Senate according to schedule. The......

Vatican

` aided Nazis' by Cristina Odone VATICAN OFFICIALS were instrumental in hiding and aiding the escape of Nazi war criminals at the end of World War 11, according to a......