Page 2, 6th November 1981

6th November 1981
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Thai Villagers Stand On Their Own Feet

by Christopher Howse VILLAGERS in Thailand are now able to take their lives in their own hands thanks to a five year scheme run by four Ursuline nuns and backed by the Catholic......

Yugoslav Priest Gaoled Over Church Fresco

by Jonathan Petre IN WHAT is seen as a crackdown on the activities of the Church, Yugoslavian authorities have decided to take legal action against Fr Josip Deveic, the third......

Texan Bans Bomb

BISHOP Matahiesen of Amarillo. Texas, who spoke out recently against the manufacture of neutron bombs in his diocese has spoken of the great support he has received and made......

Archbishop Lashes Police Swoop

ARCHBISHOP Joseph Fitzgerald of Johannesburg. President of the South African Catholic Bishops conference, has strongly condemned the arrest, by South African security forces, or......

Canon Law Exposes Trouble Over Marriages

From Desmond O'Grady in Rome POPE JOHN Paul last Thursday assured the Canon Law Revision Commission that he would give his fullest attention to the results of their plenary......

News In Brief

Fr Gleb move IMPRISONED Russian Orthodox priest Fr Cleb Vakunin, who went on hunger strike on September 16, has been transferred from strict regime camp No 37 to the hospital in......

Pope Visits Vienna In 1983

POPE John Paul II has accepted an invitation to visit Vienna in 1983 for celebrations marking the 300th anniversary or the defeat of the Turkish army at Vienna by Polish King......

Marcos Told Of Fanatics

A STRONGLY-WORDED letter condemning the activities of a fanatical sect called Rock Christ has been sent by the AntiSlavery Society to President Marcos of the Philippines.......

Cambridge Backs Ugandan

A CATHOLIC priest, who has been detained without trial by the Ugandan authorities since May. has been adopted by the Cambridge Branch of Amnesty International. Fr Vincent Okot......

Mgreseriva Under Scrutiny

Cardinal Ugo Poletti. papal vicar for Rome. has asked Cathblics in the Diocese or Rome to present any evidence they might have for or against the beatification cause or Mgr.......