Page 2, 9th October 1992

9th October 1992
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Irish Limber Up For Poll On Divorce

THE Irish Catholic bishops are considering the Dublin government's white paper on divorce, but are unlikely to respond by the end of the month. Jim Cantwell. spokesman for the......

Bishops Ring Alarm Bells In Sri Lanka

ALARM bells are being rung by the Catholic bishops of Sri Lanka, who this week voiced fears that their country was on the brink of catastrophe. The bishops said in a statement......

Columbus Row Hits Pope

THE POPE will overlook escalating protests in the Dominican Kcpublic and celebrate Mass near a controversial multi-million pound memorial dedicated to Columbus. the Vatican......

Diocesan Employee Starts Blaze To Hide Fraud Deals

AN ACCOUNTANT employed by an American diocese has been arrested and charged with arson after its finance offices went up in flames. John Weber, 45, an accounts supervisor for......

Teach The World To Sing

OPERA star Placido Domingo was in the American capital this week to receive an honorary degree from the Jesuit-run Georgetown University. Georgetown University's president, Fr......

News In Brief

Swiss affray THE Swiss government has jumped into the fray over the controversy surrounding Bishop Wolfgang Haas of Chur, whose appointment in 1990 unleahed a storm of protest......

Vatican Pledges To Jump Hurdles For Israeli Ties

OBSTACLES in the way of formal Vatican relations with Israel will take years to iron out but the problems between the two states will be resolved, a top official of the Holy......

John Paul Blasts Sudan Regime

by Timothy Elphick POPE John Paul 11 this week made an impassioned plea for an immediate end to the civil war in famine-hit Sudan, where millions of villagers face death by......