Page 2, 18th August 1978

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Us Bishop Backs Cardinal Hume For Next Pope

by Michael Wilson in Rome and John Carey in London As speculation grows about the successor to Pope Paul, a leading American Archbishop has come out strongly in favour of......

Compromise Lambeth Vote On Women

By John Carey The prolonged agonising over the ordination of women which lay at the heart of the Lambeth Conference has not resulted in any major change in relations between the......

Unions Urged To End Exchanges With Ussr

The decision by the Amalgamated Union of Engineering Workers to call a halt to all reciprocal exchanges with trade union members from the Soviet Union should be copied by every......

Confusion On Post For Tridentinist

By Frances Gumley The announcement that Fr Peter Morgan, the former head of the Tridentinists in England. has been offered a post in the Westminster Archdiocese has caused......

New Society Is Formed

A new society is to be formed — The Association of Friends of the Canons Regular — to keep members in touch with the work of the Canons Regular of the Lateran. They look after......

Boys Expelled For Defying Kgb

Four Lithuanian schoolboys have told how they were expelled from school for refusing to co-operate with the KGB in giving false evidence against Viktoras Petkus, a Catholic......

The Rest Of The News In Brief

ARCHBISHOP Thomas 0 Fiaich, the Primate of All Ireland has been attacked by the Presbyterian Church for his criticisms of the Maze prison, Long Kesh, in which he described......

From The Tower To Arundel

Twenty nine pilgrims from Sussex and Surrey, led by Father Mark Elvins, set off from the Tower of London last Tuesday, to follow the route taken by the funeral procession of St......

'best Hope' For Rhodesia Peace

An end to the war in Rhodesia is unlikely without drastic changes in the terms of the "internal settlement", according to the Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in......

Failure To Save Church

A group of Polish Catholics in Reading have failed in an attempt to save a redundant Anglican Church from demolition. They wanted to use the Church of St John the Evangelist......

Head Retires

At the end of this summer term, Sister Sebastian (Power), headmistress of Saint Winifred's Junior School, Lee, London, SE, said farewell after an association which had begun 43......

Paraguay Priests Death Riddle

A London-based charity has expressed doubts about official explanations of the fate of Fr Nicholaus Da Cunha, a Paraguayan priest who died in mysterious circumstances last year.......

Torture Of Filipino Prisoners Increasing

Torture of Filipino political prisoners is again increasing, according to the Association of Major Religious Superiors of the Philippines. The claim is made in a bulletin......

R Ace 'battle'

recalled Few people in Lewisham last weekend did not realise the significance of August 13. It was exactly a year ago that the "Battle of Lewisham" took place when the National......

Aid Call To Students

Students in higher education are being asked to commit 1 per cent of their personal income to a new anti-poverty programme launched by "Third World First". The money will be......

E Germans In Protest

The East German bishops have protested a "worker's consecration" rite in which they say skilled workers are required to participate. In a note to the East German government, the......

Women 'more Stable'

A group of American women who "feel called to the Roman Catholic priesthood" is psychologically more stable than a comparable sample of priests, according to a recently......