Page 3, 28th May 1999

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Nun, 83, 'glad To Be Free'

By Simon Caldwell and Tony Asciak A CASE OF criminal damage against an 83-year-old nun was thrown out of court after the magistrate decided it was a waste of public time and......

Aids 'getting Worse' In Africa

By Luke Coppen WHILE new medicines are signalling the "end of AIDS" in the West, millions of Africans are dying from the condition each year, according to a hard-hitting CAFOD......

Catholic Women Fear Erosion Of Marriage

By Antoine Lokongo CATHOLIC women's groups this week protested against the Government's consultative document Supporting Families, which they say will have a detrimental effect......

Konstant To Meet German Leader For Debt Relief Talks

By Luke Coppen BISHOP David Konstant will meet Chancellor Gerhard Schroder in June in a bid to influence the German government's position on debt relief at the forthcoming G-8......

Raf 'short Of Catholic Chaplains'

By Luke Coppen A SHORTAGE of chaplains to the Royal Air Force is depriving troops involved in the NATO assault on Yugoslavia of access to a Catholic priest, the RAF's principal......

Award For

Cathedral choir WESTMINSTER Cathedrl Choir became the first choir to win 1:2...oyalPhilharmonic Society awarclit a prestigious awards ceremony. The Cathedral Char, received the......

Irish Priest Defies Bishop To Stand In Euro Election

By Cian Molloy in Dublin AN IRISH priest is defying Canon Law and his bishop by standing as a candidate in the European elections. Fr Liam Sharkey, 58, is standing for a seat in......

Scottish Bishops Appoint New Parliamentary Officer

By Donna Nicholson in Glasgow A FORMER candidate of the ProLife Alliance is to carry the Catholic Church's agenda to the new Scottish Parliament. John Deighan, who stood as the......