Page 2, 4th May 1984

4th May 1984
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Overseas News In Brief

Church accused THE SOUTH African government has accused the country's churches, church leaders and organisations of a worldwide propaganda campaign to support the banned African......

Imelda Flies To Rome

IMELDA Marcos, wife of President Ferdinand Marcos of the Philippines, met Pope John Paul II over Easter at the Vatican. During her Eastertime visit to Rome and the Vatican, Mrs......

Regime Rebuffs Bishops' Peace Scheme

NICARAGUA'S Interior Minister Tomas Borge has rejected a call by the Nicaraguan Catholic bishops to open negotiations with guerrillas. "This is a criminal suggestion," Barge......

Yugoslav Vision Girls' Miracles — 'no Proof'

by Terence Sheehy EVIDENCE that the apparitions at Medjugorje in Yugoslavia are causing some embarrassment to the Communist regime reached the Catholic Herald recently in the......

Finding Faith On A Film Set

A FILM on a Franciscan who saved more than 300 Jews during World War II will be completed in Assisi by mid-May. A young Franciscan, Rufino Niccacci arranged for 22 monasteries......

Chile Democracy Plea Expands

DETAILS of the declaration by the Chilean bishops asking the Government of General Pinochet to establish a return to democracy have been made available thorugh Cafod. The......

Vatican Liability To Be Examined

ITALIAN magistrates investigating the 1982 collapse of the Banco Ambrosiano are looking into the possibility that the Vatican bank may be legally responsible in the collapse,......

Money Saves African Village

A £12 MILLION pledge by the Mariarinhill Missionaries has played a key role in the South African government's decision not to relocate 12,000 blacks. The government has accepted......

Embryo Freezing 'evil' And 'illicit'

THE FROZEN embryo method, involving the implantation of a frozen human embryo in a womb after in vitro fertilization, was condemned in a recent editorial in the Vatican......