Nuns are making darts used for throwing at animals during festivals in
Spain, animal rights campaigners charged this week. Catholic vets and
lay people opposed to the torture of animals during feast day
celebrations accused the Catholic Church of conniving in atrocities. In
an open letter to Pope John Paul ll they appealed to the Vatican to help
put an end "to this dreadful treatment of God's creatures by Christian
'News in Brief'
Catholic Herald dated 25 October 1991.