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The Holy Land Church Is A 'tax Delinquent'

Edward Pentin's Vatican Notebook T le Church in the Holy Land is in a precarious situation. On paper, she owes the Israeli government millions of pounds in unpaid property......

In Brief

Seven killed by Indonesian market bomb A Boma exploded in a crowded Christian market sellin g pork in eastern Indonesia, killin g seven people and woundin g 53, police said. The......

Benedict Proclaims The Joy Of Christmas

Christina Farrell reports on Pope's first hectic festive season POPE BENEDICT XVI marked his first Christmas as Pontiff with a wake-up call to the world to beware of the......

Vatican Names Missionary Martyrs Of 2005

BY SIMON CALDWELL A tOrAL ()I 26missionaries died violently in 2005, according to Vatican figures. The latest list of "martyrs for the faith" includes a bishop, 20 priests, two......

Mob Burns Effigies Of Indian Cardinal

A HINDU E XTREMIST group in India has repeatedly burned effigies of an Indian cardinal and auxiliary bishop, claiming they are trying to convert Hindus. Every evening since......