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Vatican Accuses Rwanda Of Genocide Smear Campaign

THE VATICAN'S official newspaper has accused the government of Rwanda of orchestrating a concerted attack on the Catholic Church. A prominent article which appeared last week in......

Holy See: Rich Countries Must Try Harder

A SENIOR Vatican diplomat has urged governments to spend more on development and less on weapons. Archbishop Alois Wagner, the Vatican's delegate to the UN World Food Programme,......

Vatican Stands Firm On Divorced And Remarried

THE VATICAN has defended the Church's policy of denying the sacraments to divorced and remarried Catholics. In an article in L'Osservatore Romano last week, Fr Gino Concetti,......

Church In Siberia Restructured

THE POPE has divided Siberia one of the Church's largest territories into two administrative areas. Siberia was designated an "apostolic administration", the forerunner to a......

English College Appoints Rector

FATHER Patrick Michael Kilgarriff of the Archdiocese of Birmingham has been appointed the new Rector of the Venerable English College in Rome. Fr Kilgarriff will replace Mgr......

Sabbah Hails Barak Victory

THE LATIN PATRIARCH of Jerusalem, Michel Sabbah, congratulated the new Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak on his landslide victory last week. He said he hoped that Barak would......

Missionary Killed In Angola Shooting

By Simon Caldwell AN ELDERLY Catholic priest is reported to have been murdered by gunmen in western Angola, according to a report from the BBC World Service. A radio station in......

Colombian Paramilitaries `killed 200', Claims Priest

By Luke Coppen A JESUIT PRIEST who left Columbia after receiving death threats has accused the country of covering up massacres of civilians by paramilitary groups. Speaking at......

Cardinal's Death `not An Accident'

THE ARCHBISHOP of Guadalajara has rejected claims that the murder of his predecessor Cardinal Juan Jesus Posadas Ocampo in May 1993 was an "accident". Cardinal Juan Sandoval......

Gerardi Suspects Face Dna Tests

GUATEMALAN prosecutors have ordered the DNA testing of 17 people, including 12 military officers and a diocesan priest, in an attempt to solve last year's killing of Auxiliary......

Church In India Caught In Caste War

Low-CASTE leaders in a Catholic parish in southern India's Tamil Nadu state said that 3,000 of their congregation will become Hindus if the Church fails to protect them from......

Guidelines Issued On De Mello

THE BISHOPS of India have issued pastoral guidelines on the writings of Fr Anthony De Mello, condemned last year by the Vatican's doctrinal watchdog, the Congregation for the......