Page 2, 16th March 1979

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Catholics Welcome Plan For Care Of Mentally Handicapped

by John Carey Catholic organisations concerned with the care of the mentally handicapped have welcomed radical new proposals put forward last week by a committee of inquiry se f......

Mps' Call For Sanctions After El Salvador Visit

by Alex Cosgrave The British Government should maintain its strict arms embargo against the Central American State of El Salvador, revise its aid policy and raise the question......

Sentenced To Serve

The Catholic Social Service for Prisoners has welcomed the latest set of Home Office statistics showing a steady rise in the number of offenders ordered to do community service......

Night Refuge

More than 900 homeless men stayed in the Providence Row night shelter in London last year, and more than 250 women took refuge in the women's shelter. In their annual report the......

Numbers In Catholic Schools Will Decrease

Many Catholics may not realise that part of the background to the present Education Bill is that there will be a sharp decline in the number of school children over the next......

Cardinal Of Virtue And Wisdom

Cardinal Jean Villot, 73. a Frenchman who was Vatican secretary of state under three Popes and served twice as interim head of the Church last year, died in Rome last Friday.......

Dying Liverpool Woman Sees Pope

Mrs Kay Kelly, a 34-year-old Liverpool woman who is dying of cancer, had a private meeting with the Pope on Wednesday after he had completed his general audience. Mrs Kelly from......