Page 3, 15th September 1978

15th September 1978
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Discretionary Powers Of Priesthood Stressed

After the debate on married life the conference decided not to vote on two of the key pastoral issues — the readmission to the sacraments of Catholics involved in second,......

Indecisive Vote On Women

An innocuous resolution calling for the wider participation of women at all levels of life and work in the Christian community surprisingly failed to get the backing of the......

Doubts On Lively Debate On

worker priests race problems A fundamental uncertainty about the best way in which the Church can fulfil its ministry to Industry was revealed when the conference debated the......

Unity Report Call Amended

"The Priest as the Minister of Unity" was the main theme of the conference, but a resolution calling for bishops and priests to examine the present state of ecumenical......

Campaign On Salaries Shelved

In the first formal vote of the conference delegates decided not --to allow the standing committee to continue its campaign for a salary structure for priests — a measure which......

Weak Debate On Youth

One of the weakest debates of the week came when the eon ference discussed the alienation of young people from the Faith, and ways in which they could be more actively involved......

Priests' Change Of Style

The National Conference of Priests is like a chameleon which is in the process of changing colour from a startling and vulnerable bright green to a sombre brown which harmonises......