Page 2, 2nd May 1997

2nd May 1997
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Hostage Priest Tells Of Ordeal

BY CHRISTINA WHYTE FATHER JULIO WICHT, a Jesuit priest held hostage in the Japanese Embassy siege in Lima, has been speaking to the world's media about his experiences. Fr Wicht......

Police Set-up? Sin Orders Investigation

BY ADAm EASTON IN MANILA CARDINAL JAIME SIN has ordered an investigation into the case of a Filipino priest embroiled in a "Hugh Grantstyle" sex scandal. Father Jojo Maximiano,......

Vatican Wants Voice In World Trade To Tame 'savage Market'

BY CHRISTINA WHITE THE VATICAN IS considering seeking observer status inside the World Trade Organisation (IVT0). Joaquin Navarro-Valls, the Vatican spokesman and influential......

Now Austria Faces Bugs In The Confessional

By GABRIELLE MONAGHAN LEADING CATHOLIC BISHOPS in Austria last week took a stand against a new draft law, which includes the planting of electronic bugs in confession boxes.......

N Ews In

BRIEF Execution ' CHINA HAS executed three people and jailed 27 others for their role in the bloody riots that shook the Muslim region of Xinjiang in February. The convicted men......