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news item 01 Apr 1990 – The U.S. bishop’s handling of Palestinian issues in their recent Middle East statement, “Toward Peace in the Middle East: Perspectives, Principles and Hopes,” was adopted as an official document of the United Nations General Assembly. Read more...


news item 01 Apr 1990 – For the first time in more than 40 years, bishops of the Ukrainian Catholic Church participated in discussions with Russian Orthodox officials concerning their once outlawed faith. Read more...


news item 01 Apr 1990 – The Government of Hungary formally restored diplomatic relations with the Vatican February 9. Read more...


news item 01 Apr 1990 – Archbishop Michel Sabbah, the Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, invested Msgr. Robert L. Stern as an Honorary Canon of the Basilica of the Holy Sepulchre and a Knight Commander of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre on Dec. 23, 1989, in the Old City. Read more...


news item 01 Apr 1990 – Australian Archbishop Edward Cassidy was appointed by Pope John Paul II to lead the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. Read more...


news item 01 Apr 1990 – Ignatius Ghattas, B.S.O., was ordained bishop for the Melkite Eparchy of Newton, Mass., by Melkite Patriarch Maximos V Hakim on Feb. 23. Read more...


news item 01 Apr 1990 – According to Pope John Paul II, the collapse of Eastern Europe’s communist regimes proves that society built on atheism cannot progress without God. Read more...


news item 01 Apr 1990 – Australian Archbishop Edward Cassidy was appointed by Pope John Paul II to lead the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. Read more...




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