Page 4, 28th March 2003

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Campaign To Free Priest In Vietnam Launched

BY STAFF REPORTER AN INTERNATIONAL human rights organisation has launched a campaign to free a Vietnamese priest imprisoned for calling for religious liberty. Fr Thaddeus Nguyen......

Brothers Cleared Of Blasphemy Charges

BY TRACY-JO SMITH - A BRITISH human rights group has claimed victory after two brothers imprisoned for blasphemy in Pakistan walked free from jail. Saleem and Rasheed Masih's......

Bishops Turn Up Heat On Mugabe

Zimbabwe's Catholic leaders have issued a devastating critique of the nation's ruling party, reports Luke Coppen THE BISHOPS of Zimbabwe have accused President Robert Mugabe's......

Africa

Nun murdered in Kenya A RELIGIOUS sister has been shot and killed north of Kenya's capital, Nairobi. Sr Anna Nanjala, a missionary and member of the Ursuline Sisters......

Asia

China to allow euthanasia PRO-LIFE campaigners have warned that China is on the verge of legalising euthanasia. The Society for the Protection of Unborn Children said 32 members......

Middle East Israel Blocks Clergy Entry

A CHURCH committee has said that Israel has refused entry visas to 86 priests and religious who want to carry out their work in the Holy Land. Among those who have not been......

Americas

US prayers for war casualty CATHOLICS in the US state of Illinois have held a memorial Mass for a Marine captain who was among the first casualties of the war against Iraq.......