Page 3, 17th July 1998

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`our Struggle Goes On,' Say Catholic Gays

• But Catholic peers hope to quosh amendment By Aeriaaare M BROWN KErrH VAZ MP, a practising Catholic, has defended his decision to vow for the lowering of the age at which......

Cardinal Hume's 1994 Statement (abridged):

"WHATEVER the age of consent, Catholic reaching remains that homosexual genital acts are morally wrong. But the Church condemns the use of violence of speech or action against......

Abbey Honours Catholic Martyrs

ST MAXIMILIAIN Kolbe and Archbishop Oscar Romero were among the ten statues of 20th century martyrs unveiled by the Archbishop of Canterbury at Westminster Abbey last week,......

Comment By Lord Longford

NSTON CHURCHILL, W, is said to have been asked: which side were you on in the Spanish Civil War? He replied: "Both sides". I would say the same of my part in arguments about......

Minister Rallies Christian Socialists

BY ANDREW M BROWN LN A SPEECH in which he said that, as a Christian and a socialist, he not only accepted , but welcomed the market I economy, the Right Hon Chris Smith MP told......

Dominican And Nun Make Wedding Plans

THE DOMINICAN Order was shaken this week after a prominent friar announced his intention to marry an exnun. Fr Paul Parvis, 53, Regent of Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, amazed......

Pm Praised For Pledge To Help Rough Sleepers

BY ANDREW M BROWN CATHOLIC housing and homelessness charities were blowing hot and cold this week in response to the news that a "homelessness tsar" is being appointed by the......

Terrible History

FOR THE first time, a British audience has heard details of the Guatemalan Church's penetrating new human rights report, Guatemala: Never Again, at a meeting organised by the......

Overseas Aid Up

THE GOVERNMENT has increased the overseas aid budget byLI.6 billion, the Chancellor Gordon Brown announced on Tuesday. The aid, which will be staggered over three years,......

Victory Sign

A PRO-LIFE activist who was taken to court under the Public Order Act for brandishing a poster of a foetus outside an abortion clinic has had the charges against him dismissed......

Huddleston Mass

WEs - reuNsma Cathedral is to hold a Service of Thanksgiving for the life and work of the late Archbishop Trevor Huddleston, the antiapartheid campaigner, at midday on July 29.......