Page 2, 25th July 1980

25th July 1980
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Successor To Romero Under Threat Of Death

By John Carey RIGHT-WING terrorists in El Salvador have threatened to kill Bishop Arturo Rivera y Damas, Archbishop Romero's successor in San Salvador, if he does not abandon......

Third Guatemalan Priest Shot Dead

By Christopher Howse ANOTHER missionary priest has been shot dead in Guatemala. Fr Faustino Villanueva was shot on July 11 by two unidentified men who walked into the parish......

Britain Kicks Out Student Girls From Zimbabwe

LAST MINUTE efforts were being made this week to persuade the Home Office in England to allow two girls from Zimbabwe to continue their studies in Britain. Both girls are......

Pensioner Priests Idea Wins Support

PENSIONERS should consider becoming priests according to Bishop Costanzo Micci of Fano in Italy. His call has already received backing from the 0.vservatore Romano and Vatican......

News In Brief

RUSSIAN Orthodox priest Fr Dmitri Dudku is resting not far from Moscow following his widely publicized "confession" last month, according to Keslon College. He is reliably......

Nicaraguan Literacy Scheme A Success

A BRITISI I charity worker this week described the Nicaraguan National Literacy Crusade as "a spectacular success story" which was helping to bridge the gap between the poor and......

Famine To Stay

TEN SPECIAL centres for starving children are being set up in the Karamoja region of north east Uganda. They are being financed with money from various international agencies......

Ex-president Of Bolivia Seeks Sanctuary In Vatican Mission

BOLIVIA'S ousted woman president took refuge in the Vatican mission in the city of La Paz, after last week's coup, the country's I 89th, in 155 years of independence. Mrs Lydia......

The Tale Of Brer Baseball

AMERICAN baseball fans have found a new hero — a burly, bearded sandal-shod enthusiast who dresses in traditional Franciscan garb and leads the cheers for the Atlanta braves.......

Priest Hits At Jail Injustice

A NORTHERN IRELAND priest. about to undertake a peace studies course in the United States has criticised State injustice to prisoners. and the continued campaign of violence by......

Plumbing And Rock-smashing For Jesuits In The Barrios Of...

FOR THE past live years Fr Carlos Vasco SJ has lived side by side with the poor in a Colombian shanty town. Peter Philp met him and saw the conditions in which he lives and......