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When Will The Killing End?

World stands by as Indonesia is torn apart by religious strife By Citra Sidhu THE CHURCHES of Indonesia have appealed for international intervention in the Moluccas, following......

Pope: Church Too Soft On Divorcees

By Bruce Johnston, Rome correspondent CHURCH courts are too "soft" on couples who asked for their marriages to be dissolved, the Pope has complained. The Pope used the......

Laity Called To Mission Field

DELEGATES from forty nations across the world committed themselves to seeking a "new vision for evangelization in a new millennium" in Rome last week, writes Fr Terry Barnard......

Middle East Nun's Rape Condemned

LEBANON'S Maronite bishops have "strongly condemned" the rape and murder of 60year-old nun. In a statement condemning the recent upsurge in violence against Christians in......

Nuns Not On The Run

Two breakaway Russian Orthodox nuns fought off eviction from the grounds of a monastery near Jericho last week. After dozens of Palestinian soldiers drove out the resident monks......

Europe

Beautiful body book CARDINAL Carlo Maria Martini, Archbishop of Milan and the top liberal contender to succeed John Paul II, has written a new book in which invites readers to......

Cardinal Miloslav Vlk Of Prague Has Warned That...

and national continue to pose a serious threat to Europe, writes Aid to the Church in Need. Speaking in Leipzig, the president of the Council of European Bishops' Conferences......

Pope Pleads For Clemency

THE POPE at the weekend onced again raised his voice against capital punishment in the US, when he called on George Bush Jr in his guise as governor of Texas to spare the life......

Starvation Stalks Poor Burundian Refugees Are Facing...

Citizens in the kabezi "regroupment" camp are going hungry because they have no access to their gardens which they can see from the camp, a spokesman for the US Church's aid......

Sharia: Don't Like It

TENSION between Christians and Muslims have increased in Nigeria as a fifth state considers the introduction of the Shariah, or Islamic law, in its official legislation.......

The Vatican Good Pope John, A Saint

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The Pope Yesterday Was Expected To Decree That A Miracle

occured as a result of the intercession of Pope John XXIII, thus closing the 33year-long proceedure for his beatification, writes Bruce Johnston in Rome. Confirmation of the......