Page 1, 2nd April 1993

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John Paul Outlines The Ideal Confessor: Delicate And...

Holy Father calls for compassion in the confessional by Viviane Hewitt and Angus Macdonald PRIESTS in England and Wales have welcomed a call by Pope John Paul II for greater......

Agencies Monitor Refugees' Return To Guatemala

by Lucy Lethbridge MEMBERS of two Catholic delegations to Guatemala have spoken this week about the role of the Church in ensuring that the Guatemalan Government takes......

Czech Bishop Sentenced For Attempted Cover-up

by our Rome correspondent A CZECH bishop accused of paying an estimated £3 million for a briefcase he feared would "compromise" the Vatican during investigations into a......

The Next Pope: A Feminist?

FR BERNARD Haring, the leading German theologian who spear-headed the anti-Rome "Declaration of Cologne" protest in 1988, has now said he dreams of a Church with women priests......

Dutch Dominicans Blast Fox Dismissal

DOMINICANS in Holland have issued a statement of support for controversial theologian Matthew Fox, who was dismissed from their order by the Vatican earlier this month. In a......

Requiem For Dead Recusants

by Murray White A TINY village church in Northamptonshire this week saw the Requiem Mass of three priests which had been delayed for more than 200 years. A sense of enigma......

Labour Rebuff

by Murray White LABOUR leader John Smith's bid to reclaim the moral high ground for his party received a strong rebuff this week from within the party's own ranks. An editorial......

Christian Claims Frank Field And Richard Cockett Debate...

WITHOUT A HOME Paul Donovan examines the plight of the homeless, page 5 CLERICAL TRENDS Alice Thomas Ellis argues that priests in Tshirts are out of fashion, page 7 JESUS THE......