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Vatican to publish new document on the role of women in the church
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Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Date: Jul 2, 1988
Start Page: M.10
Section: RELIGION
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Redemptoris Mater, Latin for "Mother of the Redeemer", was [John Paul]'s sixth encyclical, the most authoritative form of a papal letter. At the time, Vatican circles interpreted remarks in the document to be a restatement of the church's opposition to women in the priesthood.

The Gold Medal of Peace, named after Frederic Joliot-Curie, has been awarded by the World Peace Council to Patriarch Pimen of Moscow and All-Russia, the Soviet embassy in Ottawa has announced. It says peace council chairman Romesh Chandra pointed to the great contribution that Pimen, and other leaders of the Orthodox Church, make to the cause of safeguarding peace.

* A free, half-hour, summer music series at 12.30 p.m. on Thursdays in the Church of the Holy Trinity, behind the Eaton Centre, starts July 7 with organist John Tuttle of St. Paul's Anglican Church, Bloor St. Subsequent performers are Laura Pudwell, mezzo-soprano, July 14; Ian Sadler, organist, July 21; and Beverley Bell, soprano, July 28.

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