Page 3, 14th February 1997

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Downside Monk Inspires Stamps

BY BESS TWISTON-DAVIS A DOWNSIDE MONK has inspired a set of centenary stamps celebrating the arrival of St Augustine in England in 597. The stamps show St Augustine baptising......

Catholic Schools Among Those At The Top

BY JOE JENKINS CHRIS WOODHEAD, the Chief Inspector of Schools, last week listed 159 flagship schools in his annual report to the Government — a high proportion of them Catholic......

Catholic Teacher Faces Tribunal

AN ENGLISH TEACHER at a strict Catholic school, who had three children by three separate fathers, was forced to resign after affairs with the science teacher and a teenage......

Catholics Echo Runcie Attack

BY BESS TWISTON DAVIS CATHOLICS responded strongly this week to Lord Runcie's sweeping condemnation of modern 'clappy happy, feely-touchy' worship. Fr Thomas Weimandy (OFM Cap)......

Liberals Demand Major Reform In The Church

BY ANTHONY BRIELE A GROUP OF liberal Catholics have written sent a "pastoral letter" to Cardinal Hume, reversing the usual practice by which bishops write to their flocks. In......

News In Brief

Meditation On Thursday 20th March the Church of St Mary and St Michael, London, will host the 1997 Passiontide Meditation "The Cross of Christ". Further details on 0171 790......

Prison Policy Panned U U N D Er Threat Y A As

By A STAFF REPORTER A SENIOR CATHOLIC exprison governor has called for a radical re-think on the Government's approach to crime. Brendan O'Friel, who as governor of Strangeways......

U N D Er Threat Y A As

people move STABLE COMMUNITIES on council estates are becoming a thing of the past because people are now moving in and out of homes more rapidly, writes a staff reporter. A......