Page 2, 26th July 1985

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Flexibility, The Key To Progress

FR Bartolomeo Sorge, until recently the director of the Jesuit review Civilta Cattolka, has had his say on restoration in the Church. Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger explained......

Cardinal Urges End To Lebanese Violence

by John Thavis ,FRENCH Cardinal Roger Etchegaray, just back from the Vatican mission to Lebanon, implored that divided country's leaders to do all they can to stop "blind and......

Social Problems Stir Portugal's Bishops To Act

by Peter Stanford IN response to increasingly vociferous demands for a more public and outspoken church stance on the socio-economic problems facing Portugal, a number of......

Three Seized In Mozambique

A JESUIT priest and two Sisters of St Dorothy are missing and believed kidnapped by a rebel group in Mozambique, officials of the orders said on July 15. Fr Theodor° Rebel° and......

Guatemala Calmer In Election Run-up

VIOLENCE and repression in Guatemala have decreased in the months leading up to November's presidential elections, hut daily reports of kidnapping and "disappearances" persist,......

Fidelity Plea To Germans

IN a joint statement the Catholic and Protestant churches of West Germany have called on those embarking on a mixed marriage to respect the demands of their own church at the......

Bishop Warns On Mexico Poll Rig

by Michael Tangeman BISHOP Manuel Talamas Camandari of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, has warned his government that any kind of electoral fraud "will have as its • consequence......

Fears Grow For Priest

HUMAN RIGHTS supporters 'and church groups last week accused the Philippines military of having kidnapped a Catholic priest. They fear he is being tortured in military......

Women's Rights To The Fore

by Joanna Kennedy THE UNITED NATIONS decade for women conference which took place in Nairobi last week was dominated by arguments over the controversial issues of abortion and......

Overseas News In Brief

Fast solidarity MEMBERS of nine US religious organisations, including two priests and two nuns, spent several days last week fasting in Managua with Fr Miguel d'Escoto, the......

Herald Director Dies In Usa

CLAUDE, Countess of Kinnoull, aged 81, one of Carmel's most distinguished residents, died at her home on July 21. A Requiem Mass was celebrated at the Carmelite Monastery,......