Page 2, 28th October 1983

28th October 1983
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Months After The Matabeleland Massacres An Inquiry Has Begun

Mugabe sets up inquiry after Church pressure by Oscar Jones in Harare IN AN apparent policy reversal the Zimbabwe Government has set up a "Committee of Inquiry into Alleged......

Sudan Catholics Fear The Lash Of Islamic Law

by Christopher Howse THE imposition of Islamic law in Sudan, which has so far attracted most attention with the pouring of millions of bottles of alcohol into the Nile, is a......

Pope Defends Wartime Role Of Pius Xii

POPE PIUS XII was "a strenuous defender and passionate servant of peace" who did everything he could to reduce the horrors of the Second World, War, said Pope John Paul earlier......

Overseas News In Brief

Africa visit POPE PAUL has been formally invited to visit southern Africa to help "reconcile" the racial conflicts in the sub-continent, according to Bishop Stephen Naidoo,......

A Good Natured Leg-pull Perhaps?

THE MILAN evening paper La Notte claims that Pope John Paul is gravely ill, suffering from physical and mental exhaustion. The Vatican press officer has denied the accusations......

Servite Election Call

THE SERVITE order is holding its 208th General Chapter in Rome. The Chapter, which meets every sixth year, will elect a Prior General to succeed its present Canadian Prior......

Vatican How-do-you-view

THE VATICAN has established a television centre to produce and distribute religious programmes for television and video-cassettes. It will have a nine-member administration......