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Churches And Insurers Hit Back Against Rise In Vandalism

BY SIMON JOHNSON A CAMPAIGN to stem the multimillion pound-a-year costs of vandalism, burglary and arson against churches is to be launched next week. Catholic, Anglican and......

Martini Acclaims Taize Pilgrims

By Luke Coppen in Milan THE BELLS Of a thousand churches in the Archdiocese of 'Man announced the start of the 21st young adult European meeting led by the Taize Community last......

Pope 'will Not Visit Cuba' Says Vatican

BY BRUCE JOHNSTON IN ROME THERE ARE NO plans at present for the Pope to stop off in Cuba during his end-of-January trip that will take him to Mexico and the US, reliable Vatican......

Chilean Church Wants To Bring Pinochet Home

BY JEREMY MCDERMOTT, LATIN AMERICA CORRESPONDENT THE CATHOLIC Church in Chile has admitted that it is working behind the scenes to free former Chilean dictator General Augusto......

Priests Suffering State 'torture' In China

BRUCE JOHNSTON IN ROME CATHOLIC PRIESTS in Chinese prisons are being subjected to "physical and mental torture," including sexual temptation by professional prostitutes, the......