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NEWS IN BRIEF

Christian Aid

SPEAKERS INCLUDING BBC weather presenter Suzanne Charlton helped Christian Aid launch an emergency appeal on Wednesday for £500,000 to help people around the globe affected by the devastating weather system known as El Nino. "Millions of people are seeing their farms, homes and harvests swept away by floods or destroyed by drought," said Jenny Borden, Acting Director of Christian Aid. "The effect will not just be felt today but for years to come as people try to recover from the loss of almost everything."

New principal

Tamirre and All Saints College, Leeds, a Catholic foundation, has appointed a new Principal and Chief Executive. Dr Michael Coughlan, Assistant Principal at the College since 1991, takes over in September. He will succeed Dr Gerard Turnbull.

SMA Mission

Sr JOSEPH'S SMA Church in Cork, Ireland, celebrates its centenary on 7 March with a symposium on "Mission for the next millennium". For the past hundred years the church has seen itself as a symbol of the people of Cork's contribution to mission, especially mission "ad extra".

Welsh to remarry

THE ANGLICAN CHURCH in Wales is set to allow divorcees to remarry in church, if a

proposal to change current church law is accepted at a meeting of the ruling body in April. Clergy will be free to marry divorced couples in church. The decision is expected to influence the Church of England, which has a working party set up by the Archbishop of Canterbury looking into it.

World Vision

CLARE SHORT, the Secretary of State for International Development, last Thursday announced funding of 47.75 for the charity World Vision's rural development programme in Mozambique. "This new grant is a positive step ahead in the fight against poverty," said Jeff Thindwa, Director of International Programmes.




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