Page 4, 25th June 2010

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Edward Pentin’s Vatican Notebook

ould the investigation of Cardinal Crescenzio Sepe on corruption charges be part of a wider cleansing of the Vatican and the Church? The Archbishop of Naples, who served from......

Ceiling At Vatican Museums Falls Down In The Night

MORE THAN 2,000 square feet of a dropped ceiling in a new section of the Vatican Museums has collapsed but no one was injured and no works of art were damaged, the museums......

Pope: Migrants Must Contribute

POPE BENEDICT XVI has appealed for fair treatment of the world’s refugees, saying they deserve to be welcomed with respect for their rights and human dignity. At the same time,......

Cardinals Pray For Diplomats

SEVERAL cardinals of the Roman Curia concelebrated a Mass for the eternal repose of two antiNazi diplomats who worked to rescue Jews during the Second World War. They prayed for......

Cardinal Fears For Democracy

CARDINAL Joseph Zen, the retired Bishop of Hong Kong, has said that political reforms introduced to promote democratic government in the Chinese province may have the opposite......

No Reinstatement For Archbishop

THE FORMER Archbishop of Poznan, Poland, who stepped down in 2002 after sexual abuse allegations, has not been reinstated, a Vatican spokesman has said. Jesuit Fr Federico......

Sharp Rise In Cases Of Euthanasia In Holland

BY SIMON CALDWELL EUTHANASIA CASES in Holland have risen by a massive 13 per cent in the last year, new figures have revealed. They have shot up for the second time in two years......

Abortion Pill Is No Contraceptive, Says Us Cardinal

BY STAFF REPORTER THE HEAD OF the US bishops’ committee on pro-life activities has expressed “grave concern” about a drug labelled as an emergency contraceptive and the Food and......

Vatican Appeals For Better Care For Mothers

BY JOHN THAVIS IN ROME THE VATICAN has urged the international community to implement social and health care measures to reduce what it called the “shocking” number of maternal......