Page 2, 25th April 1986

25th April 1986
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Date For Divorce Vote In Ireland Discussed

by Jack O'Sullivan THE Irish Government is debating whether or not to call a referendum to remove the constitutional ban on divorce in the Republic. The decision to grasp the......

Counting The Cost In Nicaragua

Fr John Medcalf reports on his work in Nicaragua and the effects of "contra" insurgency MARCH is "back-to-school" month in Nicaragua. We have 62 schools in our rural parish, but......

Touch Of Diplomacy

THE Vatican's policy of negotiation rather than confrontation with communist regimes — known as Ostpolitik — is part of a long-range strategy to obtain more religious freedom,......

Judge Rules In Favour Of Nuns In Hilton Action

THE BITTER and highly publicised battle over the will of Catholic hotel tycoon Conrad Hilton ended last week when a Los Angeles court ruled that £570 million will go to an order......

Overseas News In Brief Czech Catholic Faces Jail

A CATHOLIC campaigner for religious freedom in Czechoslovakia stood trial on Monday at the district court in Kromeriz. Augustin Navratil was charged with "incitement" following......

Leading To The Promised Land

Have you ever thought of organIsing at PlIgrimage to the Holy Land but felt that not havIng been there you do not possess the in - depth knowledge to do so? As with many good......

Letter From

LISBON by Susan Lowndes Marques Politics a no-go area poll rules A GALLUP POLL on the influence of the Church in Portugal, showed that a majority, 57 per cent, consider that the......