Page 5, 26th July 2002

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Abortion By Tablet The 'morning After' Pill

The pill-pushers start to crack, but we must act now to secure victory Dear Friend, I write to you today because of a devastating threat that can and will cause death and misery......

Church Of Martyrs Rises From The Ashes

BY LUKE COPPEN THE ONLY Catholic church to survive Soviet rule in Kazakhstan was reconsecrated last week, four years after the church was returned by the Central Asian......

No Surprise As Vatican Rejects New Icel Texts

THE VATICAN has rejected two major new English litutgy translations: the Roman Missal and the Rite of Ordination, writes Tracy Jo Smith. The body responsible for the......

Irish Nun Killed By Train At Unmanned Crossing

BY STAFF REPORTER A SISTER of Mercy was killed instantly last week when the car she was driving was hit by a train as she crossed a railway line at an unmanned crossing at......

Sacred Heart Banished From Irish Police Station

BY CIAN MOLLOY 1601,.....1■MFM114, , A PICTURE of the Sacred Heart of Jesus has been banished to the back room of an Irish police station after officers claimed they were......

Europe

Monks return to Lithuania THE GREGORIAN chant has returned to Lithuania. A new monastery in Palendriai, in the northwest of the country has been built to house a Benedictine......

Fury At Court Abortion Ruling

PRO-LIFE campaigners were angered - earliei this month by the decision of France's highest court of appeal to deny the right to life to unborn children, writes Catherine Dodd.......

Church Under

fire in Germany A GERMAN magazine has accused the Church there of covering up cases of sexual abuse of children and of allowing priests to continue working with children, even......

Pope Praises Loyal Secretary

POPE JOHN Paul II has paid tribute to a Vietnamese cleric who served as his personal secretary and who died last week aged 84. The Pope said Mgr Vincent Tran Ngoc Thu,......

Pope Prays For Peace In Iraq

IN A MESSAGE tO Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein, John Paul II has said he prays for peace in that country and the entire region. The Pope's message was sent on the 34th anniversary......

The Pope Speaks

The English summary of Pope John Paul II's weekly general audience, given at St Peter's on Wednesday, July 17, 2002: "DEAR brothers and sisters, Psalm 148 is a great cosmic......