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Bishop Bows Out Following Hit.and-run Incident

BY STAFF REPORTER THE POPE accepted the resignation of an American bishop last week after the prelate was charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident. John Paul II accepted Bishop......

Vatican To Consider New Icel Statutes

BY STAFF REPORTER -THE AMERICAN bishops voted last week to submit the revised statutes of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy (ICEL) to the Vatican. The......

Investigator Steps Down With Attack On 'india' Bishops

BY CHRISTINA FARRELL THE CATHOLIC layman appointed to review the clergy abuse scandals in America has resigned with a letter that reveals serious conflict with the hierarchy.......

Americas

Doctors back embryo cloning AN AMERICAN doctors group has backed the use of human cloning for research. The American Medical Association, the largest doctors' organisation in......

Middle East

Ancient convent unearthed ISRAELI archaeologists have uncovered a monastic complex believed to be a convent used from the fifth to the eighth centuries. "We have found a lot of......

Africa

Pope pleads for Sahel THE POPE has spoken of his personal concern for the people of the Sahel region of Africa as climatic change and the actions of man threaten to turn their......