Page 4, 28th February 2003

28th February 2003
Page 4
Page 4, 28th February 2003
Close

Silence Over Bioethics Would Be Culpable, Pope Tells...

BY STAFF REPORTER IF THE Church fails to speak out forcefully about the ethical limits of biomedical research, history — and maybe even scientists — could one day accuse it of......

Vatican Takes The Gospel To The High Seas

BY CINDY WOODEN, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE ARCHBISHOP Agostino Marchetto knows the Swiss yacht Alinghi was leading the America's Cup battle against Team New Zealand 3-0 when the......

Africa

Bishops: AIDS is a priority SOUTH African bishops have urged their president to give more attention to the AIDS epidemic, rather than the Iraqi crisis. While they "applauded"......

Iraq War 'will Harm Dialogue'

AN ALGERIAN prelate has said he fear a war against Iraq will jeopardise dialogue with Islam. Archbishop Henri Tessier of Algiers, who was in Rome for his ad limina visit, said......

Millions Face New Famine

A LEADING Catholic aid agency has expressed fears that Ethiopia and Eritrea could be running out of time to save millions of people from starving to death. The American govern......

Call For Truth Commission

THE CATHOLIC hierarchy in Kenya has joined in the call for the establishment of a truth and reconciliation commission to redress abuses committed by the country's former......

Bishop Praises Libyan Society

A CATHOLIC bishop in Libya has said the view that Catholics there have of the faith contrasts sharply with the image presented by the Western media. Bishop Giovanni Martinelli......

Cardinal: Join Fight For Life

A UGANDAN Cardinal has told women they must fight divorce, abortion, contraception and euthanasia. Cardinal Emmanuel Wamala urged women to take up the battle for life, noting......

Bishops Call To Work For Peace

THE POPE has urged the bishops of West Africa to work for peace, charity, dialogue with other religions in their region, which has been torn apart by violence and war. John Paul......

Arinze Attacks Western Policy

A NIGERIAN cardinal, who has been tipped as a future Pope, says the West must not impose population control policies on Africa. Cardinal Francis Arinze, prefect of the Vatican......

Vatican

End hunger, appeals Pope IN A message decrying the persistence of global hunger, the Pope said multilateral cooperation, and not the desire to prevail, must govern international......

'build Trust With Islam'

JOHN PAUL II has encouraged Catholics living in countries with Islamic majorities to promote dialogue with their Muslim brothers and to be signs of God's love through aid to the......

General Audience

THE ENGLISH summary of Pope John Paul II's weekly general audience, given at St Peter's on Wednesday, February 19, 2003. "Dear brothers and sisters, the canticle found in the......