Page 2, 17th March 2006

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Atheist Teacher Defeats Catholic School In Court

BY MARK GREAVES THE independence of faith schools suffered a blow this week as a landmark legal ruling awarded an atheist teacher £2,000 compensation because he was not given a......

Minuscule Prayer Book For Sale

A tiny copy of the "Our Father", believed to be the smallest book in existence, is set to be auctioned by Christie's in London, writes Will Gore. The book (above) measures 5mm......

Cathedral Opens Revamped Cardinal Hume Centre

BY CHRISTINA FARRELL MORE THAN 200 friends and supporters joined staff to celebrate the opening of the newly refurbished Cardinal Hume centre in London on Monday evening. The......

Bishops Protect Children Against Abuse

BY FREDDY GRAY THL CATHOLIC Church in Northern Ireland has taken dramatic steps to protect children from clerical sex abuse. The bishops of Northern Ireland have followed the......

News Bulletin

World's most remote island prays for a Catholic priest Catholics in the world's most remote inhabited island have renewed their prayers for a resident priest as they celebrated......

Suffering Bishop Thanks His Flock

The Bishop of Past Anglia has thanked his flock for their prayers and support as he fights against cancer. Bishop Michael Evans said that the goodwill of people in his diocese......

Cafod Attacks Us And Eu

The Catholic aid agency Cafod has criticised the European Union and America for ignoring Africa in global trade talks. The attack came as six of the world's most powerful......

Diocese Helps 'living Ghosts'

The diocese of Clifton has launched a special campaign to help asylum seekers in Britain. The campaign, entitled "Living Ghosts", was launched in a Clifton parish on St......

Cardinal Praises Monastic Life

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor has praised the monastic life in a speech to monks at Downside Abbey. The C.ardinal said that monks desreved credit for teaching the "art of......