Page 1, 30th April 1993

30th April 1993
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Bishops Soften Line On Abortion Trauma

by Murray White THE CHURCH must be forgiving towards women who have had abortions, the bishops conference has urged. In a joint statement this week to mark the 25th anniversary......

Vatican Rules On Money Matters

by Viviane Hewitt in Rome ITALIAN bishops have issued a set of Ten Financial Commandments for parish priests in the wake of the arrests of thousands of leading political and......

Jesuits Slam Us Role In El Salvador

THE HEAD of the Jesuits has attacked US officials for "sometimes obstructing the search for the truth" in the enquiry into the 1989 massacre by right-wing troops of six Jesuits......

Cesar Chavez, Champion Of Farm Workers Rights, Dies At 66

by Angus Macdonald CESAR Chavez, the Mexican labour leader who championed the rights of American farm labourers during the 1960s, has died at the age of 66. One of his......

Boff Strikes Out At Rome

by our Rome correspondent THE former Franciscan theologian Leonardo Boff, who left the priesthood last year citing the Vatican's "boxing in" of intelligent theology, has......

Eritreans Vote For Independence

by Lucy Lethbridge CITIZENS of the war-torn African country of Eritrea voted overwhelmingly this week for independence from Ethiopia, bringing to an end what a Catholic bishop......

Aids Teaching Under Threat Say Catholics

by Angus Macdonald CATHOLIC AIDS Link (CAL), the support group for HIV and AIDS sufferers, has attacked proposals which it says will block effective HIV and AIDS education in......