Page 2, 5th September 1997

5th September 1997
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Faint Praise For Sex Tourism Agreement

BY LUKE COPPEN CAMPAIGNERS HAVE given a cautious welcome to an agreement by the British and Philippines Governments to cooperate on eliminating the scourge of sex tourism. The......

Improvement For Russian Catholics

BY BESS TWISTON DAVIES RUSSIAN OFFICIALS have apparently changed the new draft of Russia's contentious religious law to include the term Christianity. Last July, President......

Hong Kong Bridge

BY LUKE COPPEN THE HONG KONG Church believes it can act as a bridge between Hong Kong and the mainland, says a document commissioned by the Vatican for the Asian Bishops' Synod......

Dylan Will Entertain Pope

BY ANDREW M BROWN BOB DYLAN IS to perform before the Holy Father on 27 September at the World Eucharistic Congress in Bologna. 300,000 youths are expected to attend the music......

Volcano Island Bishop Is Angry

BY ANDREW M BROWN THE BRITISH Government was sternly criticised this week over its handling of Montserrat, by the Catholic bishop of the colony. In an interview with the......

News In Brief •

Algeria THE POPE denounced recent massacres in Algeria in an address from his summer residence on Sunday. Responding to the murder of 98 civilians by Islamic insurgents in the......