Page 1, 31st August 1990

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Sisters To Elect Mother Teresa's Successor

by Viviane Hewitt in Rome DELEGATES from Mother Teresa of Calcutta's Missionaries of Charity order will meet next Saturday (September 8) in Rome to elect a successor to the......

Irish Bishops Question Iraq Embargo

by Deidre Murphy in Dublin TWO Irish bishops have attacked the imposition of the UN economic embargo on Iraq which threatens "to starve 17 million people into submission. Bishop......

Catholic Church Joins National Ecumenical Councils

New era for Christian unity by Joanna Moorhead CHRISTIAN unity in Britain will enter a new era this weekend when, for the first time, the Catholic church formally declares its......

Indian Cyclone Victims Need Homes

In May, a devastating cyclone struck Andhra Pradesh, south-east India. We sent speedy assistance and our representative has spent eight days touring the stricken region to see......

Fresh Trial To Hear Of Papal Bid To Save Moro

by our Rome Correspondent THIS autumn an Italian court will consider new revelations that Pope Paul VI tried to redirect Vatican funds to offer leftist terrorists a ransom......

Pro Women Gesture Punished

by Peter Stanford A MARYKNOLL priest in America has been barred from the ministry after inviting three women to preside with him at the altar at Sunday mass. Fr Ray Bourgeois......

Sri Lanka Warning

THE church in Sri Lanka is turning a blind eye to violence and the abuse of human rights, a refugee Catholic priest from the country charged in London this week. Despite......

History In Leicester

TWENTY Cistercians sang their way into the ecumenical history books at Leicester's Anglican cathedral last week, by being the first group of Catholic monks to perform there......

Cardinal Calls For

dialogue with Islam by Timothy Elphick at Ampleforth CARDINAL Basil Hume, opening a conference on the state of the church in eastern Europe, this week stressed the need to......