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.
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Religion: Mater et Magistra
The Best New Bar in Bali
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.
Why Was Christ Crucified?
Efforts Rising to Ordain Women as Roman Catholic Priests
The Ways of Opus Dei
AFGHANISTAN: Coup and Recoup?
Religion: A Change on Birth Control?
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