Page 2, 30th August 1991

30th August 1991
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Uganda's Bishops Slam Dowries

PAYING for brides with a dowry is financially ruinous to prospective husbands and damaging to Uganda's image worldwide, the country's Catholic bishops have claimed. The bishops'......

Catholic Head Of India's Army Urges Integration

INDIA'S top soldier has urged his fellow Catholics and other Indian Christians to join fully in the mainstream life of the country. Speaking at a holy hour prayer meeting......

Racial Tensions Tackled

AT a healing service following the murder in the United States of a recent high school graduate in a racial clash, Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua of Philadelphia has said people......

Italian Minority Look To Rome From Yugoslavia

by Paul Gander YUGOSLAVIA'S escalating civil war is exposing the problematic legacy of communism for the Catholic church in the troubled country, in particular in the......

Orthodox Face Coup Questions

by Timothy Elphick AMID the political chaos into which the Soviet Union has descended following last week's abortive hardline coup, the church is struggling to come to terms......

Ex Hostage Says No Easy Answers

POPULAR media reports are no basis for an understanding of a Middle East which is in a constant state of flux, a Catholic priest once held hostage in the Lebanon warned this......

Texans Come Over

A SMALL Texas community of Anglo-Catholics this week elected to abandon the American Episcopal church and join forces with Rome. Allan Hawkins, the Arlington congregation's......

Blunder

• • wins prize A BLUNDER by a church employee in the Brooklyn diocese in the United States has won a parish group the jackpot, and a prize of $4.5 million. Nine staff members of......

Hawaiian Holiday

HAWAIIANS can celebrate Good Friday with a holiday and that's official. A United States appeal court ruled this week that it would bar a challenge to a Hawaiian law giving the......