Page 2, 9th November 1979

9th November 1979
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Cardinal Defies Pope Over Ukraine Bishop

: by Christopher Howse ' CARDINAL Joseph Slipyj has openly defied the Pope over the appointment of a bishop, in the most extreme move so far in the divisions that are splitting......

Anger At Ban On Refugees

THE Catholic Institute for International Relations has urged the Government to reconsider its decision to wind up the programme for admitting Latin American refugees to Britain.......

Polish School Protest

A GROUP of Polish Catholics has appealed for help to Keston College, the centre for the study of religion and communism, over the denial of religious education to children at a......

News In Brief

A NEW document laying down new norms for the laicization of priests is to be published soon by the Vatican's Congregation for the Clergy according to a statement issued to the......

Brazil Cardinal Speaks Out Against Killing Of Picketer

THE KILLING of a metal worker in a picket tine in Brazil last week was not an accident. according to Salvador Pies Pires, chairman of Brazil's Christian orientated National......

Education Bill May Shut 100 Catholic Schools

by John Carey THE threat to Catholic schools posed by the new Education Bill has been highlighted by the results of a national survey conducted by the Catholic Teachers'......

Moslems Urged To Condemn Mob Attack

LEADERS of the world's Moslem communities have been called on to condemn last month's attempted assassination of Bishop Tehquani-Tafti in Iran. At a meeting in I.ondon Dr Gerald......

Rights 'hot Line' Laid

THE FIRST meeting Of the Asian-Pacific Justice and Peace Consultation, has set itself a target of improving working conditions for Asians. The meeting also decided to set up a......

'indians Harassed, Shot'

MEXICAN BISHOPS have spoken out against the Government's violations of Indian land rights. The Indian Affairs committee of the Mexican Bishops' Conference has made even more......

Teaching On Contraception Re-asserted

THE POPE has urged Catholics to exercise natural methods of bith control, rather than resorting to artificial means of contraception. In an address to two groups of experts in......