Page 1, 2nd March 1984

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Split In Poland Over Priest's Transfer

WARSAW parishioners have called off a hunger strike staged in protest against the transfer of a radical priest, while government agents have been busy exploiting splits in......

Am A Marxist' Says Nicaragua Regime Priest

by Jonathan Pelre A MARXIST priest and minister in • the Nicaragua Sandinista regime who is at the centre of a controversy over the role of priests . in politics has said in an......

'no Rift' With Holland

THE NEWLY appointed Dutch Archbishop Adrianus Simonis of Utrecht. the chief See in the Netherlands, said recently that tensions between the Dutch Church and the Vatican are not......

New Cardinals Are On The Cards Speculation Is Mounting Over

whether Pope John Paul will name a number of new Cardinals during the Holy Year of Redemption, which ends on April 22. Since the Pope held his last consistory in rebruary last......

Peace Plan For Beirut

TOP CHRISTIAN and Muslim religious leaders have agreed on a three-point peace plan to save Beirut. After a one-day meeting in the Greek Orthodox cathedral the leaders called for......

Thousands Of Priests Assemble

UP TO 8,000 priests joined the Pope in the largest concelebrated Mass ever held at the culmination of a Holy Year event in St Peter's last Friday. The priests crowded into the......

Lent Set For Launching Of Catechesis On Value Of Regular...

Bishops to fill penance vacuum by Christopher Rails THE ENGLISH and Welsh bishops have decided to use Lent 1984 as a training period for the introduction of Friday penitential......

Thousands Face Starvation

CAFOD has launched an urgent plea for funds for starving people in Ethiopia. It says "Unless there is a massive response now, hundreds of thousands of people will die in Eritrea......