Page 2, 25th April 1980

25th April 1980
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INDFVS hishops are hoping Pope John Paul II will visit their country in 1980 or 1981. A spokesman for the standing committee of the Catholic bishops' conference of India said......

Filipino Priest Freed After Five Years

A PRIEST imprisoned without trial for more than five years in the Philippines has been released thanks to international pressure, including efforts by Leeds Justice and Peace......

Brazilian Arrest Brings Protest

PROTEST messages were read in Catholic churches in Sao Paolo, Brazil, after the arrest of Brazil's most prominent trade union leader, Senhor Luis lnacio da Senhor da Silva,......

Ultimatum To Lefebvre

ARCHBISHOP Marcel Lefebvre has been given another chance to make peace with the Vatican. A small gorup of cardinals culled together by the Pope to study the problem of the rebel......

Guerrillas Married By Hostaged Archbishop

TILL death us do part ... the words of the marriage service took on a sombre significance last weekend in a ceremony in the Dominican embassy in Colombia. Two of the guerrillas......

Cafod Aiming For Rebirth Of Nation

THE rebirth of a nation is Cafod's aim in joining a £2.7 million scheme by European Catholic relief agencies to save Cambodia from yet another famine and rebuild its shattered......

Vatican Praise For 'faith And Courage

Russia lists 'fifth column' bishops By Desmond O'Grady FOR THE first time, a report of the Soviet body which controls the Russian Orthodox Church's activities has been......

Mr Mugabe Feels His Way Forward

EVER since Mr Robert Mugabe's overwhelming victory in the elections at the end of February, the Church in Zimbabwe has maintained a very low profile. Like everyone else, Church......

New Initiative For Aid Scheme

All. major churches in Britain are ccnisidering launching a fresh attempt to raise money for relief and development work in Zimbabwe now that the country has been granted its......