Page 2, 27th November 1970

27th November 1970
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Brazilian Friars Accuse From Prison

BY A STAFF REPORTER 'THE present Brazilian government acts in defiance of every single tenet of -a Christian social teaching and for Christians the time has come to speak out......

Seminarians May Study Atheism

CANDIDATES for the priesthood may have to read Karl Marx and Mao Tse-tung as a result of a document published on Tuesday by the Vatican which calls for seminarians to increase......

Italian Bishop's Vote For Lay Deacons

'HE Italian hierarchy last week decided to restore the Permanent Order of Deacons in the Italian Church. And according to Bishop Bettazzi of Ivrea who promoted the plan in last......

Bishops Demand Civil Trial For Basques Accused Of Terrorism

WO Spanish bishops have demanded that General Franco's T Government should call off the trial by military tribunal of 16 alleged Basque terrorists — including two priests......

`new Tone' On Birth Control

BIRTH control should be an individual matter, and no longer the authoritarian imposition of an outside agency, be it church or state, Fr. Peter Hobblethwaite, S.J., said last......

Bishop's Plea On Theology

ARCHBISHOP JOHN MURPHY of Cardiff speaks of the growing division between the two schools of Catholic thought in a pastoral letter to be read in the archdiocese on Sunday. It is......

Reflection

I AM reflecting on death -a again. It seems easy to understand, only hard to do. Christ's demand that we die to self-centredness. Yet I am confused. If it were only the case......