Campus job rumpus
QUEEN'S University, Belfast, is appointing a private firm to review its employment policies after renewed claims that it discriminates against Catholics seeking campus jobs.
THE Anglican diocese of Oxford is to offer counselling to clergy "hurt" by the result of the forthcoming Church of England vote on the ordination of women, according to the Bishop of Oxford, Rt Rev Richard Harries. The diocese's bishops will meet all those clergy who feel they have lost to assure them that they are still wanted in the Church.
PARISHIONERS at Clifton Cathedral have been warned to stay vigilant after thieves cut through a chain to steal a freestanding collection box from the Repository area last week. The incident is the latest in a recent spate of thefts at the cathedral.
THE traditional Sunday evening peak time "God slot" on ITV is to be scrapped from January. ITV executives blame "commercial pressures" for the decision. to move religious programmes to late night slots.
THE work of the Apostleship of the Sea is more important today than at any time in its history, according to its national director, Fr John Maguire. A special collections will be made this weekend designated National Sea Sunday in aid of the mission to seamen.