Page 2, 24th July 1981

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THE NEW Primate of Poland. Archbishop Jozef Glemp. said last weekend that the Church wanted to have an "indirect effect" on social developments. Polish society had matured and......

Vatican Deficit Rises To I14rn The Vatican Said Last Week

that it expected its financial deficit for 1981 to be about £14 million. The announcement came after a two-day meeting of a special council of 15 cardinals recently set up by......

2 Catholic Herald, Friday, 24 July, 1981

New evidence .points to concerted assassination ,plot in El Salvador Military may have ordered nuns' killings By Christopher Rails EVIDENCE on the murders of four American nuns......

Postcard Blunder

VATICAN officials are recovering from their acute embarrassment following the discovery that some special commemorative postcards had gone on sale showing the Pope with his......

Pope's Message For Congress

ON THE day he was to visit the Congress, Pope John Paul sent a special message to the sick at Lourdes and a meditation on the breaking of bread, together with a video recording.......

Christopher Howse

Lourdes notebook THE El CHAR FS FIC CONGRESS at Lourdes has coincided with a week of prodi g ies. Shortly after Dom Helder Camara spoke, there was an earth q uake. Winter has......

Amnesty Calls For Protests

AMNESTY International's British section called this week for public appeals to the Guatemalan government to protect clergy and church workers after the murder of an Italian......

Red Faces Over Rebels

FOLLOWERS of the rebel archbishop Marcel Lefebvre have succeeded in ruffling the composure of Church authorities both in Rome and in South Africa. Fr Francesco Putti, editor of......

'lost' Priests Seeking To Return

AN INCREASING number of priests who left the active ministry are seeking to return, according to the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith. in a report in the......

Torture Claim By Chilean Doctors During Detention

THREE CHILEAN doctors, including one who works for the Santiago archdiocesan Vicariate of Solidarity, were secretly detained by the government for about a month in May. The......

Agreement On Nicaragua Priests

FOUR priests in the Nicara g uan g overnment and the Nicara g uan bishops have reached an a g reement allowin g the priests to temporarily retain their posts as long as they......