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Un: No More Killer Children

Church backs move to forbid child soldiers By Citra Sidhu THE CHURCH has expressed support for new international efforts to prevent the use of children in military conflicts. A......

'the War Has Brought Hunger For Everyone'

A PRIEST from war-torn Sierra Leone has made a moving appeal for help to save his country from humanitarian disaster, writes Luke Coppen. Fr Henry Magbily, of the Diocese of......

Middle East

Cleric blasts sanctions A LEADING Iraqi cleric has branded the United Nations embargo on his country as a "slaughter of the innocents". Patriarch Raphael I Bidawid of Babylon of......

Asia

Hunt for Timor killers THE INDONESIAN and East Timorese militiamen who razed the territory in September are soon to be hunted as war criminals. East Timor is expected to issue......

Americas

Drexel to be honoured AN HEIRESS who established an order of nuns to help the poor has completed the final hurdle to sainthood. The Vatican has recognised the second and final......

Government Accused Of Nhs Hypocrisy

Continued from Page One: ...the BMA, Age Concern and the Alzheimer's Disease Society also oppose it. During the Commons debate, Dr Peter Brand, Isle of Wight MP, told the House......

Pope Blesses Discordant Carpark

THE POPE this week blessed and opened the newly completed and controversial Vatican building project which has become known in Italy as the "carpark of discoid", writes Bruce......

Einstein Backed Pius

A LETTER written by Albert Einstein praised Pope Pius X11 for his "courageous resistance" against Hitler, it was revealed this week, writes Bruce Johnston from Rome. Fr Peter......

The Pope's Weekly Jubilee Catechesis

THE text of the Pope's Wednesday audience, given on January 26, 2000, at St Peter's: "Dear Brothers and Sisters, We continue today our reflections on the presence of the Blessed......

Ratzinger's Criticisms

CARDINAL Joseph Ratzinger has criticised the state of the liturgy in the Church. In a book entitled, The Spirit of the Liturgy, published in Germany last week, the prefect of......