Page 1, 3rd September 1982

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Opus Dei Move Made To Allay Fears

SOME CLUES to the meaning of the new status in Church Law granted to the Catholic association, Opus Dei, have emerged over the past week from Vatican sources and comments in the......

Pope 'will

1 • • TS1 t Spain' THE POPE has no intention of postponing his visit to Spain in October, although it falls in the proximate campaigning for the country's general elections,......

Cardinal Critical Of Vatican Bank

CARDINAL Giovanni Benelli of Florence, Italy, has criticised the administration of the Vatican bank, headed since 1971 by Archbishop Paul Marcinkus, while Cardinal Agostino......

Pope Hopeful After Plo Evacuation

POPE JOHN PAUL said last week the past two months of fighting in Lebanon offer "A warning . . . not to seek solutions to problems in the destructive force of arms." Addressing......

Clashes In Major Cities As Primate Stands His Ground

Church warning fails to stop Polish violence by Christopher Howse THE CHURCH'S warnings have done nothing to prevent the erruption of violence between demonstrators and riot......

Papal 'extravagance'

ORGANISERS of the papal Mass at Coventry "spent money as if there was no tomorrow" according to Fr James Ward, a Coventry priest who last week called for an inquiry into the......

A New Bishop For Northants

NORTHAMPTON IS TO HAVE A NEW BISHOP — Mgr Francis Thomas (above), a former Rector of Birmingham's Oscott seminary. Mgr Thomas admitted this week that there had been dark hints......