Page 2, 6th January 1989

6th January 1989
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Peace Prize For Brazilian Cane-cutter

MARGARIDA Maria Alves, leader of a local cane-cutters' union in Alagoa Grande, Paraiba state, in north-east Brazil, who was murdered in 1983, was honoured last month in various......

Czech Activist Made 'an Example' To Campaigners

THE AUTHOR of a Czechoslovakian religious rights petition, confined to a mental hospital since late October, said authorities want to make him an "exemplary case" to warn other......

Clergy Deny Aiding Militant Tamils

Letter From Sri Lanka ALL COMMUNICATIONS between the capital and Jaffna are at a standstill. A few vehicles manage, so I send you this letter. Hope you receive it. October saw......

News In Brief

Halt to healing ARCHBISHOP Emanuel Milingo of Lusaka, currently working in the Vatican, hopes to be granted a private audience with the Pope to discuss the future of his......

Legal Cover-up On Romero Murder Alleged By Lawyer

ATTEMPTS to solve the 1980 murder of Archbishop Oscar Romero of San Salvador have collapsed due to right-wing pressure in the country, according to a former attorney general of......

Go-ahead For Curran Challenge

WASHINGTON DC Judge Weisherg has denied a Catholic University of America motion to dismiss the lawsuit of Fr Charles Curran and moved the case ahead to trial. Fr Curran is......

Fox In Newspaper Ad

AMERICAN priest Fr Matthew Fox has claimed his silencing by the Vatican was the result of "fundamentalist zeal" in the Church. Dominican Fr Fox issued what he called his "final......

Religious Oppose `petty Apartheid' Rules

RELIGIOUS who run Catholic institutions in the South African town of Boksburg have written an open letter to the town council supporting a boycott of shops in the central......

Schools' Accords Marks Watershed In Maltese Politics

by Carmel Callus in Malta THE MALTESE Church and government have finally signed a provisional agreement listing their commitments to provide for the urgent financial exigencies......

Haitian 'hero' Expelled By Order

THE SALESIAN religious order has expelled a Haitian activist priest, Fr Jean Bertrand Aristide, saying his political behaviour was an "incitement to hatred and violence" and out......