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Florida Mass-Schedule Guide on the Web

MIAMI, Florida, FEB. 28, 2001 (Zenit.org).- Travelers to Florida can use Internet to help them find church locations, maps and Mass times throughout the state.

Orthodox Snub Kremlin Over Papal Visit Comment

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.

Aid Sought for Flood-Stricken Mozambique

MAPUTO, Mozambique, FEB. 27, 2001 (Zenit.org).- Mozambican bishops have appealed to the world for help, as their country struggles to survive a monthlong wave of torrential rains.

Ohio Native Named to Papal Posts in Caribbean

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.

Cardinal Hopes Zapatista March Isn´t Just for Show

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.

New Bishop Named for Clifton

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.