Page 1, 27th May 1988

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Eleventh Hour Hitch As Lefebvre Demands Bishop Nomination

by Vivienne Hewitt in Rome AT the last minute this week rebel traditionalist Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre was keeping the Vatican in suspense over his reintegration into the......

Pope Fears Revealed

by our Rome correspondent MEMBERS of the Papal entourage back in Rome with John Paul II after his Latin American pastoral visit have revealed this week that threats against the......

Pm Slammed Over `christian' Speech

LEADING Catholics have attacked Mrs Thatcher's speech to the General Synod of the Church of Scotland as "very selective", and "only half the truth". The Prime Minister's remarks......

Czech Bishops Named

THE Vatican has named the three new bishops for Czechoslovakia whose appointment was revealed in the Catholic Herald (May 13). In addition to Fr Jan Sokol, who at 54 has already......

Howe Rejects Hurley's Plea

by Brian Dooley ARCHBISHOP Denis Hurley of Durban was among the top-level delegation which met with Sir Geoffrey Howe on Monday to urge the Government to implement economic......

Short-stay Homeless Hostels Face Ruinous Polltax Assessments

by Peter Stanford SHORT—stay hostels run by the churches face a massive poll tax bill unless the Government acts to exempt them from the provisions of their controversial bill,......

`truce Of God' With Mafia Row

by our Rome correspondent SOUTH Italy's Eucharistic Conference which Pope John Paul will attend next month and which will offer a "truce of God" to the Mafia, has already been......

Dom Victor Farwell

THE First Abbot of Worth Abbey in West Sussex died at noon on Monday after a long illness. Dom Victor Farwell, who left Downside Abbey in 1957 with a band of monks to found......

Deportation Victim Given Sanctuary

by Martin Newland A GHANAIAN family of four has been offered sanctuary by a Fulham Catholic priest in a desperate bid to buy time for the formulation of a defence against a......