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Moslem Doubts Hit Wcc Assembly

By a Special Correspondent The World Council of Churches announced in West Berlin on Monday that it had cancelled plans to hold its 1975 General Assembly in Jakarta because the......

S. African Minister Defends Censors Bill

The South African government is determined to do all it can to maintain the characteristic religious and conservative character of South Africa Dr Mulder. Interior Minister,......

Cafod Sends Il,000 To Help Bangladesh

Cafod has sent an immediate grant of £1,000 through . Catholic Relief Services to aid victims of the flood disaster in Bangladesh. A British aircraft carrying about 20 tons of......

Study Of Apostolic Succession

Flash-point in talks on unity From JAMES O'NEILL in ROME Pope Paul's International Theological Commission has produced a study of Holy Orders and . Apostolic Succession. The......

Catholic Tradition

Civilia Cattolica, in commenting on the document said: "The only recognised means in Catholic tradition for the transmission of the Apostolic Succession is ordination, as was......

Keep Fit For Christ Says Trappist

A Trappist priest urged the Retreats International recent convention at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York State, to lose weight for Christ. Stressing the need for physical......

Good Wishes To President Ford

Pope Paul sent a message of good wishes to President Gerald Ford on Saturday following his swearing-in as President of the United States. The message said: "As you accede to the......

Dr Potter To Address Bishops At World Synod

By a Special Correspondent Pope Paul will open the fourth World Synod of Bishops on September 27 with a Mass in the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican announced last week. The bishops......

Lord Longford Holding 'crisis Conference'

By a Staff Reporter A one-day "crisis conference" on Britain's economic plight and the social consequences is being organised by Lord Longford at Central Hall, Westminster, on......

Priest Dies In Rescue Attempt

A 54-year-old priest died last week trying to save his six-yearold niece from drowning in the sea off the Welsh coast, at Llandanwg, near Harlech, Merioneth. Ile was Fr James......