Page 2, 1st July 1977

1st July 1977
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Lefebvre Approaching The Brink Of Excommunication

By Frances Gumley Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre, was fully aware that by ordaining 14 students at his traditionalist seminary in Econe on Wednesday, he was straining the Vatican's......

Persecutors "worthy Of God's Curse"

INDIVIDUALS who willingly act in the name of a persecuting go v e r n men t "h a v e made themselves worthy of the curse of God and should be excluded from the community,"......

Churches Attack Ban

THE PRAESIDIUM of the South African Council of Churches has expressed profound shock at the five-year banning order imposed on Fr Smangaliso Mkatshwa, secretary to the South......

Pope Tells Theologians Not To Set Up As Judges

THEOLOGIANS are not free to set themselves up as judges of the teaching and directives of the supreme authority of the Church, Pope Paul told a group of French bishops last......

Methodist Call For 'worker Priest 9 Ministry

by David Butler The Conference of the Methodist Church meeting in Hull has decided that a sector ministry in which ordained ministers are allowed to work in secular jobs should......

Is Christ Son Of God?

book asks No one was ungentlemanly enough to use the term modernism at the press reception held this week to launch "The Myth Of God Incarnate", the book published this week by......

Memory Of Martyrs `could Lead To Unity'

PRIDE in the martyrs who died in the Elizabethan persecutions need not be a bar to ecumenism, Cardinal Hume said at the fourth centenary celebrations of St Cuthbert Mayne in......

More Ex-priests Seek Pastoral Work

According to the Vatican Congregation for Teaching the Faith, the number of cx-priests seeking work in the field of pastoral care is steadily increasing. Loss of their......

Bishops Call For United Europe

A CALL has gone out to the Christians of Europe to join together to work for a united Europe. The statement, entitled "A Word About Europe" has been signed by most of the......

Social Service 'more Than Fund-raising'

VOLUNTARY organisations working in the field of social service must not become merely fund-raisers to make good governmental shortcomings, Archbishop Worlock of Liverpool said......

Churches 'could Help More In Ulster'

THE CHURCHES of America and Ireland could do much more to help the situation in Ulster, Mr William Thompson, presi dent of the American National Council of Churches, said this......