Page 1, 27th October 1989

27th October 1989
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Rome Court Reopens Vatican Bank Row

By Viyiane Hewitt In Rome THE Vatican was prepared to pay some £500,000 for an Italian banker's secret papers which it feared would seriously implicate the Church in a 1982......

Science Takes 'mystery'

from death by our Rome correspondent ONLY 45 in every hundred Europeans believe in the afterlife and many of them force themselves to do so without being convinced, was one of......

Commons And Lords Gear Up For Abortion Battle

by Peter Stanford PRO-LIFE MPs in both the Houses of Parliament were gearing up this week for the forthcoming battle over amendments to the government's Embryo Bill designed to......

Cardinal Appeals For Birmingham Six

by Dillon Woods CARDINAL Tomas O'Fiaich, primte of all Ireland, this week reiterated his call for the Birmingham Six case to be reopened. His comments came in the light of last......

Irish Trip For Pope?

by our Rome correspondent VATICAN Secretariat of State sources suggested this week that Pope John Paul II could be preparing to visit Ireland within the next three years.......

Churchmen Back Kurds Right To Stay

KURDISH refugees have received the support of senior church leaders this week in their attempt to stay in Britain. Church leaders including Dr David Sheppard, Anglican Bishop of......

Joseph The Bread Winner Praised

by Rita Wall THE Pope sees renewed significance in St Joseph's life as the Church approaches the third Christian millennium. In a papal letter published this week, the Pope says......

Quake Shakes Visitor

SAN Francisco was "a city in panic" as buildings collapsed in last week's earthquake a visiting Irish priest reported. Fr Kevin Doheny, a Dublin-based priest, was in the......