Page 2, 3rd July 1992

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New Catechism Launched By Rome

by Timothy Elphick AFTER six years in the making, the final version of the Church's new "universal catechism" was approved by the Pope this week. Pope John Paul II met with......

Last-ditch Plea On Split

THE peoples of Czechoslovakia should be offered the chance to vote on their country's future in a referendum before it is split in two, Catholic bishops from the Czech lands......

Vatican Deficit Hits All-time High

THE Vatican suffered a record budget deficit last year amounting to £48 million, it was announced this week. The full extent of the Holy See's financial plight became clear in a......

Medjugorje Opens To Pilgrims As Usual

MORE than 2,000 pilgrims braved the bloody civil war raging in the ex-Yugoslav republic of Bosnia-Herzogovina to march to the Marian village shrine at Medjugorje last week. The......

- News In Brief

Pope's polemic POPE John Paul II has criticised his fellow countrymen for failing to put their newfound freedoms to good use after the fall of communism. "On the horizon appears......

Bishops' Warning

SOUTH AFRICA's Catholic bishops this week warned President FW de Klerk that the country would not tolerate a failure to root out those responsible for the Boipatong massacre and......

German Review

THE GERMAN parliament voted to lift abortion restrictions in the former West Germany after an all-day session this week, bringing the law in the two halves of the country into......