Page 2, 7th September 1979

7th September 1979
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Cafod Launches Hurricane Disaster Fund

By Beth Webb Cardinal Hume has given £100 to start off CA FOD's appeal for victims of Hurricane David. CA FOD. the Catholic relief agency, says that the Cardinal wrote: "I send......

Chinese Contacts

FR Michael Chu, the Chineseborn assistant to Fr Pedro Arrupe, head of the Jesuits, and Mgr Pietro Tchao, the director of Chinese programming for Vatican Radio, have had a formal......

Nicaragua Leaders Hear Views Of Bishops

Sandinista leaders of the broadly based Junta government in Nicaragua have been having talks with Nicaraguan bishops. The intention is to ensure full church participation in the......

News In Brief

THIRTEEN exiles from military governments in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay have left the Swedish consulate they occupied in Rio de Janeiro and moved into the residence of......

The Pope's Schedule For Irish Visit

Saturday Sept. 29: 10.00 Arrival at Dublin airport from Rome. Official reception. 10.40 Leaves by helicopter for Nunciature. 11.35 Leaves Nunciature by helicopter for Phoenix......

Bishops Wooing Lapsed Catholics Back To Fold

By John Carey The Irish bishops arc making use of the forthcoming visit of the Pope to try to woo lapsed Catholics back into the Church. In a special pastoral letter issued last......

Church Concern At Prison Conditions

Renewed concern over conditions in Britain's prisons was expressed this week by a leading Anglican clergyman and by the Catholic Social Service for Prisoners (CSSP). Preaching......

Talks On Priestless Services

Many congregations in Austria, as in some other countries in Europe and elsewhere, are being deprived of Mass on Sundays because of a shortage of priests. "Priestless Sunday......

Colombia Court Frees Nun

The release of an elderly nun has been ordered by a civilian court in Bogota, Columbia. Franciscan Sister Herlinda Moises was arrested by the military government as part of......

'samson Loses His Eyes, After All

SAMSON the Mighty will not be saved from having his eyes put out despite objections from the Nationwide Festival of Light that the incident is horrifying. Samson is the hero of......