Page 2, 7th October 1983

7th October 1983
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Farmers Pray For Rain

by Oscar Jones in Harare IT IS NOT only farmers who are anxiously scanning the skies of southern Africa for the next rainy season. Everyone is preoccupied with the Southern......

50,000 Demand Release Of Priests

MORE THAN 50,000 Lithuanians petitioned Soviet leaders to release two jailed Lithuanian priests, according to a Lithuanian Information Centre report. The two priests, Fr......

Us Set To Send

envoy to Vatican THE UNITED STATES Senate began paving the way for full diplomatic relations with the Vatican when it approved legialation lifting a 100-year-old ban on......

Lutheran Principle No Stumbling Block Says Catholic...

GOD ALONE "forgives sins and makes us truly righteous," says a landmark Catholic-Lutheran agreement on justification. "Our entire hope of justification and salvation rests on......

Marcos Challenged Over Trials

CATHOLIC priests and relief workers detained in the Philippines for anti-government sedition may benefit from President Ferdinand Marcos's recent reaction to criticism from the......

Overseas News In Brief

Forgery denial THE MAN accused by authorities in Czechoslovakia of forging a letter criticising them, In the name of Cardinal Tomasek, has rejected the accusation. When Fr Josef......

Anglicans Given Own Catholic Parish

THE United States second personal parish for former Episcopalians who join the Catholic Church was officially established in Las Vegas, to be led by newly-ordained pastor Fr......

Church And State Rift Widens In Spain

THE CLASH between Spain's Catholic bishops and her Socialist government over antiabortion clauses in school catechisms appears to be a prelude to a more wide ranging debate over......

Polish State 'removing Crucifixes'

POLAND'S BISHOPS have accused the Polish government of removing crucifixes from schools and factories, Vatican Radio reported recently. In a statement issued at the end of a......

St Teresa Help Me!

"Have recourse to The Little Flower of Jesus," was the urgent advice giv•n by Pope Pars XI to a Missionary in great distress In a like dilemma with confidence we take to hear......