Page 2, 6th October 1995

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Rome Investigates Ireland Child Abuse

BY CECILIA BROMLEYMARTIN TIE I VATICAN LAST week sent a special envoy to I reland to prepare a report on the recent spate of clerical child abuse alle g ations which threaten......

Us Bishops Call For Ban On Land Mine Industry

WITH MORE THAN 70 people killed or maimed every day by land mines, any decision about a moratorium on their use must consider their humanitarian consequences above any military......

Swiss Debate Women Priests

SWISS BISHOPS have agreed to speak with Catholic groups on the question of married clergy and women priests. The decision was made at the hierarchy's September meeting after it......

Pope Flies A Million Km

T HERE WAS an on-fli g ht celebration on the papal aeroplane this week as John Paul II clocked up his one millionth kilometre of world travel. Just two weeks away from the......

Rome Gives Us Rules

NORTH AMERICAN and Canadian bishops have still not responded to a letter from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith outlining the rules of an acceptable modern language......

News In Brief

Abortion survey A NEW SURVEY in America showing that only 27 per cent of obstetricians or gynecologists aged 40 and under perform abortions proves that "most doctors recognise......

A Tale Of Two Cities

Ab unit= is an excellent time to visit Ireland ut not, I respectfully su gg est, for the kind of reasons so fatuously ur g ed by some of the tourist brochures, such as to try......