Page 1, 2nd May 1997

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Vatican And Italy On Verge Of War Over Tax

Row erupts over rendering unto Caesar BY BRUCE JOHNSTON IN ROME RUMBLINGS OF war between Italy and the Vatican were beginning to sound this week, after the Holy See obliquely......

Fear Spreads In N Ireland

'Permanent state of vigilance,' say priests BY PIERS MCGRANDLE AND DAMIAN ARNOLD CATHOLIC PRIESTS in Northern Ireland are steeling themselves following a devastating spate of......

Vatican Rules Out 'catholic Spice'

BY BRUCE JOHNSTON IN RO/VLE A BRITISH newspaper report that the Spice Girls had been granted permission to be filmed in St Peter's Square below the Pope's balcony has been......

It's Goodbye To Lord Mackay

BY CHRISTINA WHITE CATHOLICS THIS week bid farewell to Lord Mackay of Clashfem, who stood down as Lord Chancellor in advance of the general election. The Presbyterian Scotsman,......

Cardinals Wince At Pope's Mosaic

A NUMBER OF members of the Curia are said to be grumbling about the Pope's go-ahead for Russians to create a mosaic inside the Vatican's Chapel of the Redemptis Mater, which he......