Page 2, 2nd March 1990

2nd March 1990
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Timothy Elphick Looks At The Difficulty Of Estimating How...

Soviet Union's 90 million worshippers THE Soviet Union's recent discovery of that most controversial of democratic tools, the opinion poll, has this week led to the announcement......

Cleaner Frescoes

A SYMPOSIUM of art historians and conservators involved in the restoration of the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel will take place in the Vatican later this month to consider how......

Jehovah's Witnesses In Italian Holy War

by Viviane Hewitt in Rome THE Vatican's holy war against the growth of the Jehovah's Witnesses organisation in Italy took a new and vehement turn last week in Rome. A group of......

Islamic Law Opposed In Malaysia

BISHOPS in Malaysia have called on Catholics to support protests by the country's nonMoslem communities against the imposition of Islamic law, or the Sharjah, by the government......

`universal Catechism' A Misnomer Says Expert

THE Church's proposed new Catechism for the Universal Church (Catholic Herald February 23) will "shape the mind of the Church for decades, perhaps centuries to come", Archbishop......

News In Brief

Chinese clamp-down AS pert of a condoning clampdown on religious activities in China, the authorities there have this week shut a church in the southern city of Canton and,......