Page 2, 31st August 1979

31st August 1979
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Single 'squeezed Out Of Homes Market'

Single people are losing out in the fiercely competitive housing market, according to the recently published annual report of CHAR (the Campaign for Single Homeless People).......

'give Church Back' Plea By Lithuanians

by Maria Sapiets Catholics in the Lithuanian town of Klaipeda have asked Mr Brezhnev, General Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, to return their church, which has been......

Greek Church Sees Diplomatic Hope

The Greek Government has found a way round the law which blocked the opening of diplomatic relations with the Vatican. Archbishop Athenagoras, the Metropolitan of Thateira and......

News In Brief

ARCHBISHOP Rarrnond Tchidimho has been released after sening eight years' imprismiment in the NVest African Republic of Guinea. Both Pope Paul VI and Amnesty International were......

Polish Visit Gives A Boost To Vatican Radio Figures

by Christopher Howse THE Pope's visit to Poland has made the Polish audience figures for Vatican Radio rocket it was reported front Krakow last week. A Catholic activist said:......

The Pope Prays To Our Lady In Alpine Snowstorm

l'he Pope prayed in a snowstorm on Sunday when he blessed the statue of Our Lady, Queen of the Dolomites, 111,000 feet up on Marmolada mountain. While the temperature was 13°F......

Pretoria Bans Newspaper

The newspaper of the Anglican Church in South Africa, Seek, has been banned by the government as an "undesirable publication". The newspaper's former editor, Tom Bishop said in......

Priests Fast To Aid Striking Workers

A group of about 20 priests and 50 nuns in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador said this week that they would continue their bread and water fast indefinitely until the......

Relief For Refugees

Last Sunday became a day of action for South-East Asian refugees throughout Holland thanks to an appeal by the Dutch bishops. The bishops asked their priests to open the......

Cafod Stands By To Help Morvi

Morvi's Tragedy did not end with the passing of the 20-foot wave which engulfed 31 villages and about 6,500 people. Now comes the clearing up. Morvi's death toll will certainly......