FORMER Anglican clergyman Reg Harrow took up his new position as General Secretary of Catholic Youth Services this week. Mr Harrow has been manager of Buckingham County Council's Youth and Community Service for the past four years. Mr Harrow spoke of his intention to help the young cope with the many problems they face such as drugs, alcohol, AIDS, debt and homelessness.
A CHARISMATIC showdown with a difference will take place when speakers from both the Christadelphian and Evangelical churches ask the question: "Are the Miraculous Gifts of the Holy Spirit Possessed Today?" On March 23 Mr Liliekas, an Evangelical Christian, will champion the cause of such charismatic manifestations as speaking in tongues. His opponent will be Mr Allfree of the Christadelphians. The organisers are asking Christians of all denominations to attend the debate at 7.45 pm at The Large Hall, Acton Town Hall, Acton High St, London W5.
A FINE knitted silk waistcoat worn by Charles I when he was beheaded is on display at the Museum of London to mark the 340th anniversary of his death. Charles I, married to a Catholic, was executed in part because of the fear that he was encouraging popery at his court. PEACE MASS: Bishop Victor Guazzelli, Bishop in East London, receives symbols of the oppression of the Yanomani Indian peoples of Brazil from two Brazilian exiles during a Peace Sunday service at St Aloysius Church, Euston. Organised jointly by Cafod, Pax Christi and the Catholic Institute for International Relations, the Mass remembered all victims of injustice in Brazil.
Pictured at the altar with Bishop Guazzelli are Jema Garcia and her son Martin.
Photo credit — Carlos Reyes APA A "nationally co-ordinated Christian civil disobedience" is being planned for Ash Wednesday (February 8) outside Ministry of Defence establishments. As in previous years, some participants will attempt to mark the buildings with ashes and charcoal. The protests will be in Liverpool, Aldermaston and Whitehall.