Page 1, 27th April 1990

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Dismay At Commons Vote On Abortion

by Peter Stanford THE vote in the early hours of Wednesday morning to reduce the upper time limit on abortions to 24 weeks has dismayed pro-fife MPs who had hoped to achieve a......

Medjugorje Bishop Says Rome Visions Not Credible

by Viviane Hewitt in Rome THE Holy See has not yet commented on a Yugoslav church document which describes the apparitions of the Virgin Mary at Medjugorje as false. In a......

Priestly Exodus From Vows Debated

AUTHOR David Rice will address the Movement for the Ordination of Married Men (MOMM) at its annual general meeting in Liverpool on Wednesday. Mr Rice, a laicised Irish Dominican......

Inside

Christian living today a major new Catholic Herald series on the church's social teaching. Brian Davies starts the ball rolling with an outline of the major documents that......

Bishops Condemn Vote For Research As 'repugnant'

by Joanna Moorhead THIS week's House of Commons vote in favour of embryo research has been condemned by the Catholic bishops of England and Wales as morally wrong and "deeply......

John Paul Summons Europe's Bishops

by Timothy Elphick POPE John Paul II announced this week in Czechoslovakia that he is to call a special synod of the bishops of Europe, taking the opportunity "to reflect more......

Mexican Turmoil Before Visit

by our Rome correspondent JUST over a week before John Paul II's eight-day visit to Mexico, the country's episcopal conference has denounced an open letter to the Pope from 400......

Lithuania Invitation To Pope

by our Rome correspondent THE mystery of the Lithuanian President's personal invitation to Pope John Paul II to visit the secessionist Soviet republic deepened this week with an......

Animal Rights On The Road To Rome

BEASTS of the field, fish of the sea and birds of the air are creatures with souls which are being denied basic rights because of Catholic church teaching, according to a group......