Page 3, 13th March 1987

13th March 1987
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A Martyr For Which Faith?

Frances Makower rscJ reflects on the decision to canonise Edith Stein, a victim of Auschwitz. NEWS ANALYSIS EDITH Stein was comparatively unknown before her beatification. Now......

Victims Of Prejudice Share Experiences Of Exclusion

by Cristina Odone PREJUDICE in all its forms emerged as the topic of a oneday meeting held by the Westminster West Area Pastoral Council last week. More than 130 people,......

Pennies From Chancellor To Give To The Children.

THE leading child care organisation, the National Children's Home, launched its annual fact file on the plight of thousands of needy children at St Brides, Fleet Street......

Re-ordered Church

THE Re-Ordering of St Mary's Catholic Church, East Finchley has been the focal point for a multiplicity of talents ranging, from the brains of famed church architect Richard......

St Cuthbert Recalled

THE University of Durham will mark St Cuthbert's Day — March 20 — with celebrations which will include the awarding of an honorary degree to Cardinal Basil Hume in recognition......

Hume Prayers In Ferry Disaster

CARDINAL Basil Hume has joined other religious leaders in expressing his condolences for those who lost relatives and friends in the Zeebrugge ferry disaster. The cardinal, on......

Bishops Open Office

BISHOP Federico Escaler of the Philippines, who is visiting this country as part of CAFOD's Silver Jubilee celebrations, joined Bishop James McGuinness of Nottingham today to......

Family Fast Day

MORE than 300 children will exchange their dinner money for soup and bread today in an attempt to focus attention on the 800 million people worldwide who will go without enough......

Mothers Spring Meet

OVER 120 officers and delegates of the Union of Catholic Mothers will converge on Bodlondeb Castle, Church Walk, Llandudno from March 30 until April 1 for their spring council......

Brentwood Reconciliation

BRENTWOOD Conference Centre will claim a first next week when it hosts a nationwide conference to discuss and reflect on the sacrament of reconciliation.......

Alternative Energy

"Alternative Energy for an Alternative Future" is the title of a major conference on the development of new and less ecologically damaging sources of energy to be held at......

Jose Dickno

JOSE Dickno, Filipino human rights lawyer and former senator, died recently in Manila. He will be remembered in a memorial Mass celebrated by Bishop Escaler on Sunday March 22......

Abortion Ruling

A Government investigation has found no evidence to support claims that pregnant Spanish women are having abortions as part of package tour holidays in this country, the Health......

Ad Row

THE Independent Broadcasting Authority is to lift its ban on the television and radio advertising of branded contraceptives as part of the campaign against AIDS.......

Nuns Lose Out On Wafer Business

by Martin Newland NUNS who manufacture communion wafers are being elbowed out of the market by a larger commercial firm unafraid to use hard line business techniques against......

Pm Guest At Prayer

ST ALBANS Catholic Church, in North Finchley, was the site of the ecumenical service marking the centenary of the Women's World Day of Prayer last Friday, which turned into a......

New Moves In Guildford Case

by Brian Dooley FRESH calls for the reexamination of the "Guildford Four' pub bombings case have been voiced by Lord Fitt and Sir John Biggs-Davison following the showing last......

Abortion Charter Condemned

LABOUR proposals for increasing the number of abortions undertaken by the NHS were condemned by antiabortion groups this week. Keith Davies of Life described the plans, which......