Page 1, 14th June 1985

14th June 1985
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New Demands For Ministers To Ban Embryo Research

by Peter Stanford SUPPORTERS of Enoch Powell's bill to outlaw experimentation on embryos, which was "talked out" in the Commons last Friday, were disappointed but not......

Hume Backs Ordination Of Married Men

by Jack O'Sullivan IN A dramatic reappraisal of Church policy on the priesthood Cardinal Hume has proposed the ordination of married men to meet shortages of vocations. The......

`free Them' Demands Walesa

by Kasia Giedroyc LECH Walesa, chairman of Poland's outlawed Solidarity trade union, this week upheld the innocence of three dissident colleagues and urged a Polish court to......

Vocations Recovering Slowly

VOCATIONS to the priesthood are booming in the Third World, cancelling out the continuing fall in industrial countries and leading to a slow recovery from the mid-70s slump,......

Parishes Encouraged To Prepare For Laity Synod

LEAFLETS aimed at stimulating and guiding discussion throughout the country in preparation for the Synod of Bishops on the Laity in autumn 1987 were launched this week and will......

African Charity In Cardiff

GOOD TEAMWORK Members of the choir of St Francis of Assisi Church in Ely, Cardiff, process through the National Stadium, Cardiff, during last weekend's Corpus Christi......

Growing Concern Over Censure On Boff

THE Brazilian bishops have issued a statement "explaining" their views about the Vatican's decision to silence Franciscan Fr Leonardo Boff amid rumblings of discontent from......

Bishops Plan To Dent Ira Cash

AMERICAN CATHOLIC bishops arc in the "explanatory stages" of setting up a scheme to funnel money raised in the United States back to religious and charitable groups in Ireland,......

Falklands Prayer By Cardinal

CARDINAL BASIL Hume joined other Church leaders in St Paul's Cathedral this morning at a special service to mark the third anniversary of the end of the Falklands crisis. The......

Ni Issue Raised At Vatican Ceremony

IN receiving the credentials of the new British ambassador to the Holy See, Pope John Paul reiterated his concern for a peaceful end to the troubles in Northern Ireland. Mr......

New Cathechism `surprisingly Orthodox

FR HERBERT McCabe, the controversial priest who was removed from the editorship of New Blackfriars in 1967 for attacking the Church has written an entirely non-controversial New......