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Category: From Our Vaults

From Our Vaults: 44 Years Ago: June 27, 1976

Bishop condemns detention, intimidation Bishop John Murphy of Port Elizabeth has condemned the detention of three anti-apartheid activists—Sipho Bothile, Krishna Varma and Dimza Pityana—and the firing of shots and vandalism in an attack on...

From Our Vaults 60 Years Ago: March 30, 1960

Shock over apartheid massacre Archbishops Denis Hurley and Owen McCann have expressed their shock and concern at the shootings in Sharpeville near Vereeniging and Langa in Cape Town. Archbishop Hurley said there is little...

From Our Vaults 82 Years Ago: March 16, 1938

Nazi annexation of Austria Following Nazi Germany’s Anschluss, or annexation of Austria, press reports speak of “a grave concern in the Vatican regarding Hitler’s latest coup, since Austria is essentially and traditionally a Catholic...