Page 1, 20th February 1981

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Danger And Challenge Greet Pope In Far East Tour

by Christopher Howse POPE JOHN Paul escaped an assassination attempt at the first stop of his 20,000 miles trip to the far East when a bomb exploded at the stadium in Karachi......

Heads Agree With Downside Problems

By Christopher Rails DOWNSIDE is not the only Benedictine school in England to have tried, and abandoned the "girl experiment", Catholic Herald enquiries revealed this week.......

The Herald Says

ONE of the inevitable dangers of Inheriting a legal tradition as venerable and ancient as our own is that unfortunate anachronisms can bedevil the treatment of twentieth century......

Schillebeeckx In Profile

FR EDWARD Schillebeeckx says: - It is impossible to have, in a pluralistic society, one monolithic Church." In an interview with the Herald. the controversial theologian told......

Thatcher Refuses To See Aid Delegation From Liverpool

THE PRIME Minister, Mrs Margaret Thatcher, refused to meet a high-powered, 20-strong delegation from Liverpool which came to London this week in an attempt to get more......

Battle For Catholic Schooling Renewed

CATHOLIC schools may be saved from closure if other ways of saving money can be found by February 27 when Lincolnshire County Council meets. The council's policy committee had......

Mary And Joseph Original 'rogues And Vagabonds'

IF JESUS was born in England today, Mary and Joseph would be in danger of conviction as "rogues and vagabonds." And many of the first disciples might also land up in court......

Dutch Warned

THE Dutch bishops have been warned by the Pope to keep a watch on priestly celibacy and avoid confusion between the roles of priests and laity. A sixpage letter was sent at the......

Dublin Disco Fire 'an Accident' Says Priest

RUMOURS that last weekend's tragic tire in a Dublin discotheque was started deliberately have been discounted by a local priest. 48 people died when flames swept through the......