Page 2, 7th June 1985

7th June 1985
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Letter From Vietnam

Vietnam Catholics facing rigours ALTHOUGH Communist-ruled Vietnam says it has a policy of religious freedom, the Church in the country today, after 350 years of existence there,......

Mps Sign Timorese Support Declaration

MORE THAN 400 parliamentarians from 13 countries, including Britain, Portugal, Australia and Japan, have given their support to a declaration supporting the right of the people......

By Kasia Giedrosc A Kielce Court This Week Adjourned To

June 11 the trial of two Polish priests who joined a protest against the governmentordered removal of crucifixes from a state-run vocational high school. Fr Marck Labuda and Fr......

By Peter Stant Ord 114e Reconciling Work Of All The

churches in Sri Lanka in reuniting the island's two wartorn communities was highlighted in London recently by a prominent Catholic clergyman from Colombo. Fr Tissa Balasuriya......

Rebel Bishop Under Fire From Theologian

1HE LAS I surviving Catholic theologian in Czechoslovakia has protested against Bishop Josef Feranec's public support for the pro-regime peace priests and the Pacem in Terris......

Rush To Beat The Monsoon Deadline

WITH the imminent approach of the monsoon season in Bangladesh, relief teams are working around the clock to feed and shelter survivors of the tidal wave and cyclone which hit......

Filipino Church Takes Up Lawyers Cause

CHURCH and civic leaders have joined the wives of three human rights lawyers arrested last month in demanding their release from detention on the southern Philippines' island of......

Obote Called On To Repeal Detention Law

CARDINAL Emmanuel Nsubuga, primate of Uganda, has asked President Milton Obote to abolish laws which allow authorities to detain people without trial for indefinite periods. 1......

Holy Ghost Father, 'safe

and well in Angola ' AN Irish Holy Ghost Father, whose French colleague was murdered in a guerrilla attack in southern Angola last week, is alive and well according to guerrilla......

Vers News In Brief Us Embargo

CARDINAL Miguel t)bando y Bravo, Archbishop of Manila, said recently that the US trade embargo against his country has aggravated a difficult economic situation. "The scarcity......

Russia Scorns Directive On Liberation Theology

- 111L Soviet journal Nauka Reiigiya (Science and Religion) has published a sharp criticism on the "Instruction on Certain Aspects of the Theology of Liberation" which was drawn......