Page 2, 19th October 1979

19th October 1979
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Catholic View On Homosexuality 'is Too Narrow'

By John Carey THE TRADITIONAL Catholic teaching which condemns homosexual acts has been rejected as too narrow by an official working party set up by the Church of England. A......

Agencies Step Up Aid To Starving Cambodians

By Christopher Howse IN A BID to save millions from death by starvation, aid agencies are mobilising their resources to rush massive help to Cambodia. A plane loaded with food......

'appalling' Torture Of Children

By Beth Webb British troops in Northern Ireland beat and terrify 13-year-old children, according to claims published this week by Amnesty International in a report called......

Education Cutback Attacked

EXPERTS on development in the Third World reacted angrily this week to the Government's announcement that it will abolish the special fund for development education and disband......

Row Grows Over Nun

A RUSSIAN abbess has sent appeals to the Pope and Mrs Thatcher for the release of the Orthodox nun, Valeriya Makeeva, held in a Tartar special psychiatric hospital, according to......

New Wedding Ritual

From our Correspondent in Salisbury, Rhodesia THE Roman Catholic Church in Zimbabwe-Rhodesia is devising a new marriage ritual which will incorporate the traditional African......

'boat People' Scheme Launched

By Alan Gill in Sydney Fatima International, the Australian-based Catholic organisation, has finally succeeded in launching its scheme to help the Vietnamese "boat people". It......

Wood Hall Offered As Refugee Centre

By David Browne THE Wood Hall pastoral centre in Yorkshire may close next month if a plan to accommodate Vietnamese refugees goes ahead, The house near Wetherby has been offered......

Jesus Shirts Outrage The Communists

RELIGION in Russia does not go to people's heads, it seems — it goes to their chests, since it has become the fashion there to wear crucifixes and "Jesus" T shirts. Even a......