Page 1, 2nd August 1996

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Pope Gets Extra Tough

on the Pill Women who use `morning-after' pill will risk excommunication BY VIVIANE HEWITT 1 ROME WOMEN WHO USE the "morning-after" contraceptive pill face excommunication from......

Esuits Want Death Penalty Ban

BY VIVIANE HEWITT IN ROME THE Jnsurr ORDER is to call for the Vatican to rethink its position on the death penalty and condemn it outright. In an article published later this......

It's Back !ligraph ' To Normal With The Palace

RELATIONS BETWEEN the Catholic Church and the Monarchy were back on course this week afte..• an article published by Dr William Oddie in the Catholic Herald caused shockwaves in......

Irish Priests' Olympic Joy

OLYMPIC SWIMMER Michelle Smith's source of inner strength is the support of her family, says a priest who knows her parents well. Fr Colm O'Siocru of Rathcoole said the village......

Hierarchy Sad As Bishop Is Convicted

THE FORMER 68-year-old Catholic bishop of British Columbia, Canada, was found guilty on one count of rape and one count of indecent assault last week. He was acquitted of......