MOSCOW, FEB. 28, 2001 (Zenit.org).- The Russian Orthodox Church brushed off Kremlin efforts to broker an agreement that would pave the way for a visit by John Paul II to Moscow, Agence France-Presse reported.
NEW YORK, FEB. 27, 2001 (Zenit.org).- The Path to Peace Foundation, supported by the Vatican at the United Nations, has honored Prince Hans Adam II of Liechtenstein with the award bearing the foundation´s name.
VATICAN CITY, FEB. 27, 2001 (Zenit.org).- John Paul II appointed Bishop Timothy P. Broglio apostolic nuncio in the Dominican Republic and apostolic delegate in Puerto Rico, and raised him to the dignity of archbishop.
MEXICO CITY, FEB. 27, 2001 (Zenit.org).- Cardinal Norberto Rivera Carrera, archbishop of Mexico City, said that the march of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation toward the capital, now under way, must be the beginning of a peace agreement.
BRISTOL, England, FEB. 27, 2001 (Zenit.org).- John Paul II has appointed Monsignor Declan Lang to be the new bishop of Clifton. He succeeds Bishop Mervyn Alexander, 75, whose resignation was accepted by the Pope.