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Bishops Push Death Squads To End Reign Of Terror

FROM JEREMY MCDERMOTT IN BOGOTA COLOMBIA'S right-wing paramilitary death squads have called an indefinite and unilateral ceasefire, thanks to the mediation of five Catholic......

Abortion Of Handicapped Will Save Money, Says Us Ethicist

BY CHRISTINA WHITE The English summary of Pope John Paul H's weekly general audience, given at St Peter's on Wednesday, November 27, 2002: A LEADING bioethicist in America is......

Americas

Church 'has political role' THE CHURCH has an important role to play in developing political and social policies, according to the Pope. Speaking to Brazilian bishops on their......

Asia

Asian peace prize awarded A CATHOLIC nun has received the "Asian Nobel Prize" for her work with leprosy sufferers in Pakistan. Sr Ruth Pfau, 72, who was born in Germany is one......

Africa

English priest flees terror AN ENGLISH priest forced into hiding in Zimbabwe has said he is leaving the country. Fr Patrick Joseph Kelly, fled from his parish St Gabriel's in......

Vatican

Vatican backs film festival THE VATICAN has co-sponsored a film festival and study congress to discuss the use of cinema for ecumenical dialogue. The 2002 Tertio Millennio film......

Europe

New patriarch claims authority A FURTHER split has developed among the Orthodox population of the Ukraine, with yet another patriarch claiming leadership of that religious......