Page 3, 12th December 1986

12th December 1986
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Sunday racing THE Home Secretary, Douglas Hurd, predicted this week that horse racing on Sundays could be made legal. Mr Hurd said at the Gimcrack racing dinner in York that he......

Pornography Today Is A Multi-billion Dollar Business:...

Censor or saviour the Whitehouse controversy MARY Whitehouse CBE, President of the National Viewers' and Listeners' Association, is not everybody's favourite pin-up, least of......

Anselm Institute's New Home Blessed

CARDINAL Hume was joined by former Defence Minister, Michael Heseltine, and local dignitaries last week when he blessed the new premises of the Institute of St Anselm, of which......

London's Black Catholics Bid Farewell To Chaplain

by Jack O'Sullivan A congregation of 800 Black Catholics from all over London attended a two-hour Mass on Sunday afternoon to say goodbye to their chaplain of five years. Fr......

Heralding A Christmas Competition

ONLY three Carthuslans are privy to the 200 year old recipe that produces their world famous liqueur, Chartreuse. Some 130 herbs, honey and brandy are subtly blended by the......

I New Year Resolve On Housing

A MAJOR new campaign for changes in housing laws and policies which aims to bring about a Housing Rights Act in 1987, was launched this week. The campaign, supported by a number......

Sing And Pray — But Quietly Say Locals

A POPULAR charismatic service in Yorkshire is drawing coach-loads of Catholics from around the country and a flood of protests from the neighbours, who signed a petition last......

Catholic Novelist Dies

THE AWARD — winning Catholic novelist, Gabriel Fielding, died last week at the age of 70. His most successful novel, The Birthday King, won the WH Smith Award in 1963 and......

New Centre For Youth

AFTER years of begging and borrowing and weekends spent on floors of schools and church halls, the youth of the Southwark Diocese have finally got their own residential centre.......

Fr Denis Blackledge Sj, Superior Of Campion House College...

late vocations at Osterley, will be one of the entrants for the first London Swim Marathon today. He hopes to cover 5,000 metres 200 lengths — at an Ealing pool. The swim......

Jail Terms `too Long

THE LENGTH of prison sentences and the excessive periods spent on remand by offenders before trial are areas of the penal system that must be changed, the Anglican Bishop of......