Page 1, 31st December 1993

31st December 1993
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Church Hails Year Of Family

BY SIMON MARKS AND MURRAY WHITE P OPE JOHN PAUL II today spoke of the key role of the family in teaching morality and respect for human dignity. But in his World Day of Peace......

Bishop Backs Down Over Re-ordering

BY ANGUS MACDONAJ-D AUTHORITIES AT Plymouth Cathedral were this week proclaiming an end to the long-running dispute over reordering after Bishop Christopher Budd approved a......

Kgb Link 'blocked' Cardinal By Viviane Hewitt In Rome I...

INTELLIGENCE services intervened in the 1963 conclave, which elected Paul VI, to block another leading candidate who was suspected of being a 52 security risk, it was claimed......

Nestllng Ln The Andes Mountains, The Church Of San Francisco

de ChiuChiu is a reminder of the first Spanish missionaries to arrive in northern Chile in the 17th century. Last weekend, the 400 strong almost-entirely Catholic population of......

Confession Gets New Lease Of Life

BY JAMES PENN IT SEEMS THAT people are beginning to feel a little less self-assured about their sin. Confession, that test of the genuinely repentant heart, is on the rise......

Mafia Threatens Clergy

BY VIVIANE HEWITT IN ROME T HE MAFIA IN Sicily is planning to assassinate another priest committed to the Church's struggle against the crime ring. That was the warning this......

Coroner's Verdict On Bland Angers Pro-lifers

By SIMON MARKS PRO-LIFE PRESSURE groups reacted with anger after a Coroner passed a recording of accidental death on Hillsborough victim Tony Bland at an inquest last week.......