Page 2, 17th April 1970

17th April 1970
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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......

Decline In Priests 'biggest Problem' Says Pope Paul

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT . T HE decline in the number of priests was the most urgent problem confronting the Church today, but a change in the rule of......

'don't Go Beyond Reforms'

A WARNING that indi vidual priests should not go beyond the liturgy changes approved by the Vatican was given on Friday by Pope Paul in addressing members of the Pontifical Om......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater The roots of prayer pERHAPS the most basic thing ever said about prayer (outside the inspired writings) was said in a book of my own, though not, of......

Brazil Sends Envoy To Vatican

PRESIDENT MEDICI of Brazil is sending a special envoy to the Vatican in an effort to explain charges that political prisoners, including priests and nuns, have been tortured in......

Chaplains To Run Training Scheme

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE Conference of University Chaplains of England and Wales is to launch a training scheme for those entering the field of chaplaincy work. The......

Hitch-hike To India Will Aid Charity

A N Aberdeen student who -E - A. wants to see for himself what conditions are like for the underprivileged, the old and the destitute in the Middle East, Pakistan, Nepal and......

'conscientious Objection A Human Right'

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT CONSCIENTIOUS objection should be declared a human 'LA right, says a memorandum submitted by Pax Romana to the United Nations Human Rights......