From the pulpit where he stood one day last week, Richard James Cardinal Cushing, 68, looked down not at the familiar Irish faces of his own Boston congregation but rather into the docile and questioning gaze of brown Peruvian eyes. The occasion was the blessing of a new brick-and-concrete Roman Catholic church in a slum suburb of Lima.
The most important social statement of the Roman Catholic Church in recent centuries has been a document known as Rerum Novarum * issued on May 15, 1891 by 81-year-old Leo XIII as a papal encyclicalan open letter to the bishops of the church.
Sunset drinks in Bali were for many years synonymous with Ku De Ta, the Seminyak bar-restaurant that has been a favorite of the international party crowd since its opening a decade ago. That’s changing, however, with the surging cachet of the six-month-old Potato Head Beach Club, tel: 737 979, an offshoot of the trendy Jakarta bar-bistro.
Of all the trials in human history, none has had greater consequences. In Jerusalem, in April of either the year 30 or 33, Jesus of Nazareth was arrested, hauled before a religious court, tried by a Roman governor, sentenced to death and crucified
Alta Jacko is the mother of eight children. She is also an ordained priest in the Roman Catholic Church.
In early March, Elizabeth Heil, an arts-administration graduate student at Columbia University, was watching previews in a movie theater on Manhattan’s Upper West Side when she cracked up inappropriately.
Indignantly denying that during his exile at Rome he has become a Roman Catholic, ex-King Amanullah of Afghanistan landed last week at Jidda on the Red Sea, the port for Mecca.
At least four-fifths of the 76-member pontifical commission on birth control favors a change in the Roman Catholic Church's traditional prohibition against mechanical and chemical methods of birth control. Ending three years of study on the question, the commission last week presented its findings to Pope Paul VI
Disgrace already hung over the Rev.