Page 1, 9th February 1987

9th February 1987
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Rome retreats on SA warning by Sarah Crowe in Johannesburg THE Southern African Catholic leadership has come out unshaken after two rocky weeks over an apparent Vatican warning......

Us 'mission' To Nomads Slammed By Paraguay Church

THE Catholic Church in Paraguay has condemned attempts by fundamentalist American missionaries to destroy the lifestyles of Ayoreo nomads in the west of the South American......

Deacons Dispute

THE GENERAL Synod of the Church of England is to meet from February 23-26 to discuss, among other topics, the ordination of women to the priesthood. The debate will follow......

A Sticking Problem In Beef Handout

by Peter Stanford WHAT to do with 55 pounds of clod and sticking? This was the dilemma that faces the diocesan organisers of the EEC handout to the elderly and needy of surplus......

Renegade Prelate Threatens To Go It Alone

by Desmond O'Grady in Rome REBEL French Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre has threatened to ordain bishops in a year or so if the Vatican does not swing round to his traditionalist......

Prayers For Waite

INCLUDING Terry Waite's name among a list of "prophets of this age of cruel violence", Archbishop Derek Worlock of Liverpool called for prayers for all detainees in his homily......

Million Pound Roof Appeal

FHE Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King in Liverpool, affectionately known to locals as "Paddy's Wigwam" has launched a 1987 Roof Appeal which hopes to raise a large......

Climbing Vocations

by our Rome correspondent THE Vatican has just published its annual record of the priesthood which shows an encouraging six per cent rise in the number of priests, seminarians......