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ARKANSAS CATHOLIC JULY 2.9, |990 r~l Sweeden Costa (center), a Human Rights Extension worker with Hotline Oceania, Federation of Asian Bishops' Conference, recently visited Jo Ann Bemrich, Parish Outreach Office, and Sr. Catherine Markey, of the Office of Justice and Peace. Costa, a participant in the Visitor Program sponsored by the United States Information (USIA), wanted to exchange ideas on ways the U.S. Catholic Church r in the areas of human rights, social justice and peace. stem immigration, must help poor V atitma City (CNS) - Rich countries help improve economic condi- m poor countries if they want to immigration, said Pope II. discovers that it is not only eonllicts that cause people to ,hut also the violence of poverty the pope said to the International Catholic Migration. maerall look at these problems us understand that the most tamntries cannot be disinter share the responsibility causing suffering the poorest," he said, adding "must contribute to the growing disparities which stimulated a clandestine immigration." The pope asked Church organizations involved in migration work also to turn their attention to improving conditions in the countries of origin of migrants and refugees. The Church must help "men and women and families to live decently and in peace in their home country,, the pope said. The pope did not mention any spe- dfic parts of the world. But his talk came at a time of growing worry in Western Europe about the massive influx of Arabs and black Africans flee- ing poverty-stricken territories in search of economic bettermenL Many enter Western Europe illegally, while others arrive on tourist visas but remain after they expire. The situation is similar to that of ille- gal Latin American immigrants in the U S. )r military officer for bador (CNS)- El Salvador's 0fstaffsaid the army has a top-ranking officer impli- evidence of the Nov. 16 Jesuit priests. to news reports, on June 4th Circuit Court arrest of LL Col. Carlos for concealing evio related to the murder case. has been named in court as having order the incin- the country's arrested Hernandez on July 5 and was holding him for questioning. Although Salvadoran law requires that a person whose detention is ordered by a civilian court be immediately released into the custody of court authorities, Hernandez was reportedly still being held by the military. A spokesperson for the court told reporters July 6 that Hernandez "has not yet been turned over nor have we been notified of his arrest." Hernandez was the deputy director of the Mifitary School at the time that heavily armed, uniformed men mur- dered the Jesuit priests, their cook and her daughter. After the killings, Her- nandez was reassigned to the post of second in command of the military's elite Ramon BeHoso Battalion. where top-ranking offi- The Salvadoran government has in planning charged CoL Alfredo Benavides, three the Jesuits on the night lieutenants, two sergeants, a corporal and a private with the murders. Benav- staffCol. Rene Emilio . ides was the of the military ~aid July 6 that the military had school a/the time of the killings. ST. BENEDICT BEGAN HIS SPIRITUAL JOUR- NEY AT SUB/ACO ..... SO CAN YOU?. The caves of Sublaco Italy of 500 A. D. are far removed from the comfort of Coury House at Subiaco, Arkansas in 1990 A. D. But the same lord who guided St. Benedict then can guide you now. Our retreat and guest house, situated on the grounds of New Subiaco Abbey, offers superb accommodations for retreats to include lodging and meals. Here, in a relaxed setting overlooking the rolling hills of western Arkansas, and under the direction of your Retreatmaster, you will draw closer to God. You will leave the retreat with a new awareness of God's friendship and new mastery over yore- problems. SCHEDULED RETREATS AND PROGRAMS Workshop for Religious Education Teachers Aug. 14 - 16 Retreat: Cults and Fundamentalism Aug. 30 - SepL 1 Parish Retreat: Heber Springs SepL 14 - 16 Retreat for members of Stephen's Ministries SepL 21 -22 Pari.sh Retreat: Good Counsel, Little Rock SepL 28 - 30 Parish Retreat: Mountain Home Oct. 2 - 4 Legion of Mary, Fayeitevllle, Rogers. Muskogee OcL 5 - 7 Parish Retreat: Hot Springs Village OcL 9 - I I Marriage Encounter #51 OCL 12 - 14 Parish Retreat: Horseshoe Bend & Hardy OCL 16 - 18 Retreat for Women OCL 19 - 21 Retreat for Cursllllstas OcL 26 - 28 Abbey Retreat League Board Meeting Nov. 16 - 18 Dan Egan Retreat Dec. 7 - 9 New Sublaco Abbey is located on Hwy. 22, five miles east of Paris. Weekend retreats begin on Friday with 6:00 p.m. dL, mer and end shortly after lunch on Sunday. Midweek retreats start on Tuesday. A donation of $55.00 for a single person and $90.00 for a married couple is suggested to cover lodging, meals, and the retreat. Private retreats are encouraged. Depending on space, it is usually possible to Join a retreat sponsored by another parish. An elevator is now being installed in Coury House for the convenience of the physically Impalred. FOR RESERVATIONS : Write or call: Ft. Aaron lqrrera, O.S.B. Coury House Sublaco, AR 72865 501-934-4411