Page 3, 21st January 1994

21st January 1994
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Nuns To Give £30,000 In Education Grants For Women

BY ANGUS MACDONALD A TEACHING ORDER of sisters in Scotland is to offer grants totalling £30,000 to Scottish women in a bid to encourage the development of women's leadership in......

Catholics Split Over Vote On Gay Sex

LOWERING THE AGE Of consent for homosexual men in Britain could be "consistent with Church teaching", it was claimed this week by a leading Catholic gay rights campaigner. A......

Girls Expelled After Police Find Cannabis

Fa TEENAGE GIRLS from top Catholic independent school were this week expelled after police discovered cannabis in their rooms, The five all in the Sixth Form at the exclusive......

A Sound Job For The Cathedral Archers

THE CRYPT OF the Metropolitan Cathedral in Liverpool may have resembled a glade in Sherwood Forest last week as the help of the cathedral's trusty band of archers was enlisted......

Appeal For Homeless

An N APPEAL WENT Out to Church groups cross the country this week to open emergency shelters for homeless people as part of the Winterwatch campaign. A small but growing number......

The Bishops' Guide

WHAT DO ARCHBISHOP John Ward of Cardiff, Bishops Cormac Murphy-O'Connor of Arundel and Brighton, Leo McCartie of Northampton, and John Rawsthorne, Auxilary in Liverpool, have in......

Aid Agencies In Appeal For War-torn Sudan

BY MURRAY WHITE. AN EXILED SUDANESE bishop last week voiced his fears for millions of his countrymen as hostilities and famine threaten to overwhelm them. The emotional plea at......

The Family Campaigner Valerie Riches A Man And A Woman

fit together like a hand in a glove. Homosexual activity is unnatural and leads to damaging activities and practices which are physically dangerous and unhealthy. If a youngster......

The Ethicist Luke Gormally

A CHANGE IN the law would be wholly undesirable. I think sodomy is a very undesirable practice. The state does have an interest in encouraging the right dispositions in human......

The Counsellor Eileen Mccabe This Vote Is A Legal Thing

rather than a Church thing whatever the law is in any land, Church teaching on homosexuality is the same. It doesn't affect the basic message people in distress, whatever their......

The Gay Rights Campaigner Dr Elizabeth Stuart From My Point

of view, it has to be 16. This is about equality under the law once you realise the age of consent for lesbians is set at 16, it seems illogical to deny that to men. The Church......

News In Brief

Gene ethics THE RETAIL GROUP tO which the Co-op chain belongs has backed a demand for the labelling of foods which have been "genetically engineered". A spokesman for CWS retail......

Obituaries

Arthur Dooley LEADING SCULPTOR AND convert Arthur Dooley, who died last week at the age of 64, may be best remembered for his Stations of the Cross at St Mary's Church in......