MORE THAN 500 DELEGATES from the Movement for Christian Democracy will meet for their third annual conference from 12 to 13 November at the Methodist Central Hall in Liverpool. The theme of the conference is "Reconciliation".
DIRK BOGARDE, JEREMY Irons
and Richard Todd will give readings on the life and works of Leonard Cheshire when his charity, the World Memprial Fund for Disaster Relief holds a concert in celebration of its founder, at St Clement Danes Church in London at 7:30 on) on 10 November. Music will be performed by the Central Band of the RAF and the Choir of St Clement Danes. Tickets are available from Catherine Bowman, tel. 071-638-6442.
Singing for Africa
CATHOLIC SINGER UNA Barry of St Etheldreda's, Ely Place, London, helped raise ,C13,000 for the Uru Seminary School in Moshi, Tanzania. Among the donations that will also reach the school thanks to Ms
Barry's tireless work are school fees, books, keyboard, cassette players, for the English course, duplicator, typewriters.
A LIVERPOOL CHURCH, Our Lady Queen of Martyrs, celebrates its Silver Jubilee this year, by sponsoring a Balloon Race to raise funds for the parish. The race will be held on 14 November.
MANCHESTER CITY COUNCIL'S decision to remove travel passes from 16-year-olds attending sixth form colleges was roundly condemned last week by Liberal Democrat Education spokesperson Jackie Pearcey as "religious discrimination".
Tackling racism "BLACK CHILDREN' AND the Catholic Education system" was the theme of a conference organised by the Catholic Association for Racial Justice last week in Brixton, London, which included an address by the Director of the Catholic Education Service, Albert Price.