Page 1, 3rd February 1989

3rd February 1989
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No Second Class Role For Laity

by Martin Newland SENIOR representives of both the bishops and the laity in this country have given a favourable welcome to the Pope's official response to the issues raised at......

"what Is Important It That The Pope Has Only Ruled

out priesthood for women in the document," said Pat Jones, who at the time of the synod told the Catholic Herald that admission of women to the offices of Acolyte and Lector......

Vatican Downplays Cologne Criticisms

by Viviane Hewitt in Rome THE VATICAN this week described as "a local matter " the harsh criticisms of John Paul ll's pontificate made by 163 north European theologians in the......

Mp's 'angered' At Pro-life Champion's Lobby 'indecision'

SOME MPs are reported to be angry at Ann Widdecombe's behaviour last Friday in refusing to support a private member's bill in order to give her own anti-abortion proposal a......

Raphael Painting Burned

by our Rome correspondent THE indentity of a German tourist who tried to burn a Raphael painting in the Vatican museums is still a mystery this week. The vandal's documents name......

Racial Bar At Schools Denied

by Joanna Moorhead WESTMINSTER Archdiocese's education chief has hit back at critics who accused Catholic schools of failing to help Bangladesh children in need of places. In a......

Calvi Case Haunts Marcinkus

by our Rome correspondent FRESH blunt accusations of complicity in the London 1982 alleged murder of Milan banker Roberto Calvi have been levelled at Vatican Bank director,......

Second Radical

priest dies in Poland A RADICAL pro-Solidarity priest was found dead on Monday, just a week after another dissident priest was murdered in his church. Fr Stanislaw Suchowolec,......