Page 14, 5th February 1988

5th February 1988
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I Letter From Poland I

Poles bow to common sense From our correspondent in Poland FROM 1982 to 1986 the project of the Polish Episcopate to Organise a foundation to assist the development of private......

Minister's Boost To Addis Hostages

THE CAMPAIGN to free ten women imprisoned in Addis Ababa since 1974 has received a boost from Catholic Overseas Development Minister Christopher Patten MP, who demanded details......

New Rome Rule For Religious Orders

A NEW Vatican rule requires religious orders to submit detailed written reports on their status to the Holy See at least every six years, instead of forwarding the minutes of......

Pope's Late Answer To Stalin's Question

STALIN'S scornful question "How many divisions has the Pope?" received a tardy response recently from John Paul II who mentioned that there are Catholics in Kazakastan. Not......

Popieluszko Portrayed

ACTOR Christopher Lambert is to play the late Fr Jerzy Popieluszko, the pro-Solidarity priest murdered in 1984, in a film based on his life due to be released later this year.......

Lefebvre Dilemma Faces Pope As He Reads Cardinal's Report

by Desmond O'Grady in Rome POPE John Paul II faces an awkward decision now that the report on rebel Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre's St Pius X Priestly Fraternity has been......

Pro-choice Nuns Face Dismissal

THE Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur have started the formal process towards dismissal from the order of two nuns who publicly support abortion rights. The nuns, Sisters Barbara......

All-party A For Peace In Sri Lanka

FR Tissa Balasuriya OMI heads the Centre for Society and Religion in the Sri Lankan capital, Columbo. He has written the following appeal to the country's President Julius......

Namibia Boycott

BAVARIAN Prime Minister Franz Josef Strauss' visit to Namibia has been officially boycotted by the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference. Prime Minister Strauss was in......

Haiti Priest Wins $500 Million Lawsuit

A FEDERAL judge in Miami has issued a judgment of more than $500 million against ousted Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier and his wife as the result of a class action suit......