Page 5, 29th June 2007

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Pope Laments 'martyrdom' Of Iraqi Christians

BY CINDY WOODEN IN ROME THE CHRISTIANS of Iraq are experiencing an "authentic martyrdom" and must be supported materially and spiritually by the entire Catholic Church, the Pope......

Another Audacious Papal Appointment

I n yet another surprise, Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran to the post of president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue. A veteran......

Scholars Urged To Tackle 'crisis Of Modernity'

FROM REGINA LINSKEY IN VATICAN CITY POPE BENEDICT xvi has urged university professors to address "the crisis of modernity" as well as investigate Christianity's contribution to......

By Alicia Ambrosio .

CHINESE authorities have released a Catholic bishop after holding him for more than two weeks. Bishop Julius Jia Thiguo of Zhengding, China, was released by government......

If An International Convention That Limits The Use Of...

weapons is to remain credible it should include a total ban on cluster bombs, a Vatican official has said. Typically, cluster bombs open in midair and scatter dozens or hundreds......