Page 2, 14th August 2009

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Parishes Are Urged To Join Loan Shark Campaign

BY ED WEST A CATHOLIC - BACKED poverty action group is urging parishes to campaign against loan sharks and credit companies that charge extortionate rates of interest. Debt on......

Brown: Christians Are Free To Profess Their Faith In Public

BY WILL HEAVEN BRITAIN is a Christian country where believers should not have to “privatise” their faith, Gordon Brown has said. Despite so-called equality laws and increasingly......

English Heritage Urged To Declassify Victorian Church

A DERELICT Catholic church in Barnstaple, Devon, should be demolished for being “ugly, useless and potentially dangerous”, a retired surveyor has said. Frank Hind, a Catholic......

Deaf Priest Admits Fathering Child

A CATHOLIC PRIEST has told parishioners in Greater Manchester that he is leaving the priesthood after admitting he has a four-year-old child. Fr Peter McDonough revealed to his......

Organic Farm Boost For Poor

ORGANIC farming is transforming the lives of poor farmers across the world, according to development charity Progressio. The group claims use of natural pesticides, fertilisers......

Anglican Leader Visits Taizé

THE ARCHBISHOP of Canterbury spent a three day visit with the ecumenical community of Taizé in France. Dr Rowan Williams addressed approximately 5,000 pilgrims, mainly young......

Peer Reflects On Catholic Heroes Of Nazi Terror

BY STAFF REPORTER CATHOLIC PEER Lord Alton has issued an impassioned defence of the Christian opposition to the Third Reich in a foreword to a new book about the Catholic......

Priest Extradited From Us To Stand Trial For Sex Abuse

BY ED WEST A PRIEST from the Archdiocese of Birmingham has been extradited from America to face allegations of sexual abuse against young boys spanning almost a quarter of a......