Page 1, 26th February 1993

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Rome To Rein In Bishops' Conferences

by Viviane Hewitt AS theologians continue their work on a document which will define the status of episcopal conferences, remarks by a leading Vatican consultant suggest that......

Dublin Debt Drops

by Timothy Elphick THE combined debt of Ireland's largest diocese has fallen to its lowest level for decades as the result of an all-embracing austerity drive. Archbishop......

Mps Seek Permanent Chaplain

by Angus Macdonald HOPES of a formal Catholic pastoral presence at the Houses of Parliament were given a boost this week when Catholic MPs and Lords came together for the first......

Murdered Irish Nurse Mourned

A YOUNG Irish nurse gunned down this week while helping the aid effort in Somalia has been praised for her "untiring selflessness" by Churchmen and relief workers throughout......

Rome Blasts Dutch Bill

by our Rome correspondent THE decade-long dispute between the Vatican and the Dutch government intensified this week over a bill to legalise euthanasia in cases of the mentally......

Mother Teresa Buys London Property

MOTHER TERESA is buying up real estate in London to set up a soup kitchen for the homeless. The Nobel Peace prize winner was in the capital last week to purchase the former......

Cardinal's Birthday Tribute To Ne Saints

by Murray White CARDINAL Basil Hume marks his 70th birthday next week by presenting a television programme on the legacy of the Saints of his native north-east of England.......