Page 2, 24th January 1997

24th January 1997
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Hostage

crisis: Church in Peru gives new hope A PERUVIAN Archbishop who has played a leading role in the hostage crisis at the Japanese Embassy is to serve on a new commission aimed at......

Irish Primate Challenges Ira

BY CECILIA BROMLEYMARTIN THE CATHOLIC Primate of All Ireland has challenged the IRA to have the courage to halt its violence and seek a negotiated settlement in Northern......

News In Brief

Gospel spreaders POPE JOHN PAUL II has dispatched a small army of Catholic activists to take a million copies of the Gospel to the homes of Roman families. Along with the Gospel......

Pope Makes Candlemas Consecrated Life Day

BY OUR ROME CORRESPONDANT THE POPE HAS instituted Candlemas as a Day in honour of those who have consecrated their lives to God. In a message, he said the special day would be......