Page 1, 1st August 1980

1st August 1980
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Pope's Bid To Save Priests In Iran

From Desmond O'Grady in Rome ARCHBISHOP Hilarion Capucci is believed to be taking a letter from Pope John Paul to Teheran this week in an attempt to forestall sanctions against......

The Herald Says

THE PROPOSED but quashed Act of Settlement amendment debate was not a mare end of term folly, prompted by a frivolous delight in speculating about Prince Charles' merriege......

Catholic Mp Backs Ban On 'papist' Royalty

By Christopher Howse AN ATTEMPT to change the law to allow the Prince of Wales to marry a Catholic was foiled this week when the sponsor of a Bill in the House of Commons......

Jesuits To Leave St Helens Parish

THE JESUITS arc to go from the Lowe House parish in St Helens after nearly 200 years. The Jesuit Provincial, Fr William Maher announced the move this week after consulting with......

Ciir Man Is Given Key Zimbabwe Post

By John Carey ONE of the most politically sensitive jobs in the reconstruction of the new Zimbabwe was entrusted last week to a staff member of the Catholic Institute of......

Plo Invitation To Pope

THE HEAD of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation wants Pope John Paul to visit Palestinian refugee camps "to see that the Palestinians also walk on the way of Calvary......

Franciscan Is Named As Menevia Bishop

A NEW Welsh bishop to succeed Bishop Langton Fox of Menevia was appointed this week. Fr Aloysius Ward, 51, a Capuchin Franciscan who helped in his family metal merchants when a......

Plea For Kidnapped Children

POPE John Paul appealed for the release of three kidnapped German children when he spoke to crowds at his summer house of Castelgandollo on Sunday. I issue a pressing and......