December 19, 1994

COVER

ROME’S REBELS

MUSIC

Beatle-juice

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COVER

ROME’S REBELS

Reform-minded Canadian Catholics are demanding that women and marriage become part of the priesthood
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MUSIC

Beatle-juice

Talk about a ’60s flashback. Although the fans were older and quieter, Beatlemania made a surprising return across Canada last week. Sparked by the release of Live at the BBC, the first authorized new Beatles album in 24 years, interest in the Fab Four ran high, both on the airwaves and in the street.
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CANADA

PARIZEAITS GAMBIT

It begins again. The debate that is as old as Canada is once more about to descend upon the land. And if there were any lingering doubts about the divisive, debilitating nature of the coming struggle, they were quickly erased last week when Jacques Parizeau finally unfurled the map he hopes will lead Quebec out of Confederation.
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PEOPLE

PEOPLE

Among the major attractions on Washington's crowded calendar are National Press Club luncheons that feature celebrity speakers from many fields, mostly politics. But last week, sandwiched between U.S. Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen and American playwright Neil Simon, was one of the club’s all-time biggest draws: Britain’s Duchess of York, better known as Sarah (Fergie) Ferguson.
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CANADA

Panic in the ranks

Imagine, for a potentially delightful moment, that you are one of the directors of a large corporation. One day, a group representing a significant minority of shareholders informs you that it wishes to unilaterally withdraw its assets in order to form a new company.
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BOOKS

PICTURE PERFECT

Gift books transport readers to the past, the exotic and the beautiful
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WORLD

CALLING THE SHOTS

Bosnian Serbs free Canadian soldiers but keep control
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BUSINESS

SNOOPS IN THE SHOPS

Canadian retailers hire secret agents to check out service
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SCIENCE

The hot zones

Two labs get dramatically different receptions
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Canada NOTES

Reversing centuries of common-law practice, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the right of news media to inform readers, listeners and viewers about what is happening in court proceedings is just as important as the right of an accused to a fair trial.
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COVER

SEX AND THE VATICAN

When Poland's Cardinal Karol Wojtyla was elected Bishop of Rome in 1978, it seemed as though a fresh breeze had blown into the Vatican. After two elderly and ailing Italians, here suddenly was a relatively young and vibrant Pope-58 years old-a jet-setter who olaved tennis and hiked in the mountains and used modem tools like television to reach his far-flung flock.
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THE NATION’S BUSINESS

High noon for debt showdown

Mark Twain once quipped that Richard Wagner’s operas aren’t as bad as they sound. But Canada’s debt burden is even worse than it appears—and 1995 will be the year of reckoning. The problem with the issue is that any mention of gross domestic product ratios, net indebtedness or deficit rationalization makes the eyes glaze over and the mind go numb.
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EDUCATION

ACADEME ON TRIAL

Calling it a distinguished career would perhaps be an understatement After earning her PhD in psychology at Pennsylvania State University in 1963, Prem Fry proceeded to garner an impressive list of appointments, awards and achievements in the highly competitive world of academia.
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