Page 3, 10th January 1992

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Pro-abortion Promises Of 1967 'unfulfilled'

by Joanna Moorhead THE 1967 Abortion Act has achieved none of the aims its sponsors claimed it would when they steered it through Parliament, according to a report published......

News In Brief

English bishop SECRETARY to the Vatican Pontifical Council for InterReligious Dialogue, Walsallborn Fr Michael Fitzgerald, was ordained as a bishop by Pope John Paul this week......

Restraint Of Sunday Trade Urged By Leading Bishop

AS the revolt by leading supermarket stores against the Sunday trading laws stretches into the new year, a prominent Catholic bishop has urged its instigators to "think again".......

Daly's Call For Peace

CARDINAL Cabal Daly of Armagh has called upon the British and Irish governments to respond positively if the IRA calls off its terror campaign. If the IRA were to abandon......

Parental Campaign

PARENTS of children at a Catholic primary plan to lobby the Education Secretary in an attempt to avert a diocesan scheme to close the school. They have already written to......

Merseysiders Question Columbus Celebrations

MERSEYSIDE Christians are looking askance at local celebrations commemorating this year's 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in America. Church groups,......

Peace Activists Imprisoned For Remembrance Protest

TWO Christian peace activists imprisoned over Christmas for their actions during Remembrance Sunday peace protests have condemned nuclear deterrence as "a moral poison which......

Raised Voices Match The Law's Long Arm

THE law has stepped in to lend a hand to the fund-raising Benedictine nuns of Tyburn. The Metropolitan Police Male Voice Choir has agreed to give a concert at Kensington Town......

Bishops' Diaries

PLANNING for the year ahead occupies considerable space in the bishops' diaries next week. On Monday, Bishop John Jukes, auxiliary in Southwark, attends a churches' consortium......

Corning Soon

A LATIN Vespers and Benediction will be sung by the Harrow School Early Music Choir at 4.00 next Sunday (January 19) at St Anne's Church, Whitechapel, London (nearest......

Obituaries

Mgr Patrick O'Mahoney, bestknown for his pioneering work on behalf of the third world, has died at the age of 66. Born in 1925 in Ireland, he studied for the priesthood there......