Page 2, 31st October 1997

31st October 1997
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Us Muslims Slam Priest's 'xenophobia'

By JOE JENKINS THE CATHOLIC hierarchy in the United States moved quickly last week to quash a row between a Catholic priest and an Islamic rights group. In a book review in the......

Brazil To

ask Rome tofu vacant sees Crisis sparked by celibacy issue BY FRANCIS PIMENTEL-PINTO THE SYNOD of Bishops' Special Assembly for the Americas, which meets in Rome in the middle......

Priest Slain In Colombian Shoot-out

BY CHRISTINA WHITE CONTINUED VIOLENCE in Colombia left one priest dead and a bishop, priest and peasants kidnapped last weekend as the various guerrilla factions stepped up......

Church Shuns Manila Aids Conference

BY ADAM EASTON IN MANILA CHURCH LEADERS in the Philippines have boycotted an international AIDS conference held in Manila this week which they claim will promote the use of......

Rome Paves Way For Mea Culpa In

inquiry into Church anti-semitism BY BRUCE JOHNSTON IN ROME IN A MOVE which has attracted a mixture of praise and criticism from Jewish representatives, this week the Vatican is......

Dr Carey Enters Millennium Fray

BY JOE JENKINS THE ARCHBISHOP of Canterbury was again at the centre of controversy this week when he entered the debate on how Britain will mark the millennium. In an address......

Pope In Romania Property Plea

BY BRUCE JOHNSTON IN ROME THE POPE this week called on the Romanian authorities to remove "the obstacles" which stand in the way of the return of Church properties confiscated......