Page 2, 8th February 1991

8th February 1991
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Chinese Detention

A HONG Kong priest was detained by Chinese security officials in Beijing last week while accompanying members of a human rights group investigating the trials of prodemocracy......

Luther Re-think

A THEOLOGIAN in the United States has been asked by the Vatican to begin a reexamination of the mutual condemnations by sixteenth century Catholics and Lutherans of each other's......

Aquino Urged To Go

PRESIDENT Corazon Aquino of the Philippines should not seek a second term in office but hand over power to a younger person with the vision to steer the country towards economic......

Vatican States Terms On Israel

CHRISTIAN communities in Arab countries would face "serious difficulties" from their governments if the Vatican entered into diplomatic relations with Israel before an overall......

Church Welcomes De Klerk's Reform Promises In S Africa

PRESIDENT F. W. de Klerk's announcement that three of the legal pillars of apartheid in South Africa are to be scrapped has pulled the rug from under the country's constitution......

Papal Prayer

for new Europe POPE John Paul It this week proposed an ecumenical "act of prayer" for the future of Europe to be held alongside the special synod of the continent's bishops in......

News In Brief

Army accused ARCHBISHOP Arturo Rivera Dames of San Salvador has accused the Salvadoran army of massacring 15 peasants near the capital last month. The archbishop said that an......