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news item 01 Oct 1989 – Last September, His Holiness, Pope Shenouda III, Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark, arrived in New York on the first leg of a pastoral visit to the United States and Canada Read more...


news item 01 Oct 1989 – In a personal message to Pope John Paul II, Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev requested stronger diplomatic ties between the Soviet Union and the Vatican. Read more...


news item 01 Oct 1989 – Representatives from the Armenian Apostolic, Coptic, Ethiopian and Syrian Churches met with representatives of the Catholic Church in New York this past June to discuss the challenges of reconciliation. Read more...


news item 01 Oct 1989 – Brother Patrick White, F.S.C., a Christian Brother from the United Kingdom, has written an account of the Palestinian intifada, its causes and effects, entitled, “Let Us Be Free” (The Kingston Press, Inc., 1989). Read more...


news item 01 Oct 1989 – “There are those who would restrict or limit the Gospel message to a merely humanitarian action of good neighborliness or to a work of social ‘progress,’“ Pope John Paul II told a group of Indian bishops this past September at Castel Gandolfo. Read more...


news item 01 Oct 1989 – The Maronite Monks of the Most Holy Trinity became the church’s newest order in a solemn ceremony September 8 at their monastery in Petersham, Mass. Read more...


news item 01 Oct 1989 – On the feast of Sts. Peter and Paul, William H. Keeler, Archbishop of Baltimore and vice president of Catholic Near East Welfare Association, received the pallium from Pope John Paul II. Read more...


news item 01 Oct 1989 – Pope John Paul II has reiterated his desire to work for peace and visit Lebanon. Read more...




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