Page 2, 23rd May 1986

23rd May 1986
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Overseas News In Brief

Assisi peace THE Franciscans have invited President Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachov to meet in Assisi to discuss world peace, the Order announced on Monday. Mother Teresa MOTHER......

Sandinista Government Attacked By Obando

CARDINAL Miguel Obando Bravo of Managua has denounced the Sandinista government as a "tool of Soviet interests" that has "gagged and bound" the Church, in an article in the......

Political Prisoners

` still held' in Philippines by Cristina Odone A CHURCH organisation revealed last month that over 500 political prisoners remain in Philippine jails, despite President Corazon......

Fines On Us Bishops Set Aside Until Appeal

AN AMERICAN Appeal court has set aside $100,000 a day contempt-of-court fines on United States bishops until it can hear their appeal in the case. The fines were imposed earlier......

Venice Looks To The Future

THE Futurist Exhibition, which will run in Venice until October 12, almost lives up to the hype of its $2 million launch. Not only have the exhibits been brought together from......

Support Your Local Bishop

Fr Michael Sharkey delves into the depths of ecclesial demolition, remonstrating with the all-too-prevalent bishop bashers. BISHOP-bashing, whether by an occasional lapse of the......

Cardinal Raps Hope People

THE VATICAN has asserted the authority of a local bishop over a controversial charismatic group within his diocese. In a letter read by Archbishop Peter Gerety of Newark to......

Church Applauds 25 Years Of Amnesty

CATHOLIC CLERGY and local groups, as well as clergy of other denominations in this country, will hold special services on May 28 to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Amnesty......