Page 2, 9th November 1990

9th November 1990
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A Future Bleak Beyond All Measure

AHMED Assad was a barber in Kuwait. He had lived there, with his wife and 10 children, for the last 40 years. Now he was sitting in his father's front room in Tulkarm, in the......

New Freedoms For African Church

THE church in Mozambique is enjoying new freedoms but has still to recover from being caught in the middle of the country's civil war, a Mozambican bishop claimed this week.......

Catholics Give Less

CATHOLIC households in the United States contributed less to the church and to charity than their counterparts in other religious groups, according to a Gallup poll released......

Terror Of Military

THE military government of Myanmar, formerly Burma, has created a "secret state of terror", according to a report released this week by the human rights organisation Amnesty......

News In Brief

Husband hits back A BRAZILIAN married priest whose ordination was approved by the Pope said this week that he was annoyed by the publicity his case had attracted. Fr Ivo......

Gorby's Place With Saints

at or ac ev an is wi e Raisa have been placed alongside those of patron saints in a central Italian church. Artist Fr Ugolino da Belluno, a Capuchin friar at the church of the......

Fatima Trip For Pope, 10 Years On

by Timothy Elphick POPE John Paul 11 this week said he hoped to be able to visit the Marian shrine at Fatima in Portugal, on the 10th anniversary of the assassination attempt......

Churchmen Discuss Majority Rule

CHURCH leaders in South Africa representing more than 80 denominations, including the Catholic church, gathered near Pretoria this week for the start of a conference on the......

Nuclear Threat Revealed By Gulf Crisis, Nuncio Warns

THE threat of war over the crisis in the Gulf has revealed the urgent need to review the "cold war strategy of nuclear deterrence", the Vatican nuncio to the United Nations told......

No Rancour As 'accidental Banker' Leaves

by John Thavis ARCHBISHOP Paul Marcinkus said in an interview this week that he left the Vatican with no bitterness, although he sometimes felt he had been treated like "a......