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Annual Atonement Day For Abortions

BY A STAFF REPORTER A DAY OF PRAYER in sorrow for the unborn who have died as the result of abortion was announced this week by the Conference of Bishops of England and Wales......

Charities Want Minister For The Handicapped

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Bill, which received its Second Reading in the House of Lords last Thursday, should provide for the appointment of......

Liverpool Priests' Manifesto

BY A STAFF REPORTER A GROUP of 18 Liverpool priests have called for the abolition of the Sunday Mass obligation, optional celibacy for all secular clergy, a national council of......

Pope Prays For Apollo Astronauts

POPE PAUL on Wednes day celebrated a private Mass for America's three Apollo 13 astronauts, and in London Cardinal Heenan arranged to say a Mass for them at Westminster......

Crossman Rebuked For `insensitive' Remark

BY A STAFF REPORTER CONSERVATIVE M.P.s criticised Mr. Richard Crossman, Minister for Social Services, in the House of Commons on Monday for his recent remark that but for the......

Dutch Support For Rhodesian Bishops

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT HE Dutch Pastoral Council has sent a cable to Rhodesia's Catholic bishops expressing sympathy with them in their denunciation of the "tyrannical and......

Nun Nominated For Nursing Council

S ISTER Hilary Mantle, matron of the Hospitals of St. John and St. Andrew, North London, has become the first nun to be nominated for election to the General Nursing Council. In......

Most Grant Schools Will Go 'all-in'

A MEETING of the Asso ciation of Catholic Direct Grant • Schools last weekend confirmed the view of its chairman, Fr. Anthony Doyle (CATHOLIC HERALD, April 3), that if the......

Archbishop Beck In Hospital

A RCHBISHOP BECK of Liverpool underwent a minor operation in hospital on Monday. A spokesman at Archbishop's House said on Tuesday that he had had a good night and that his......