Page 1, 22nd July 1988

22nd July 1988
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Papal Encouragement For 'difficult' Lambeth

by Martin Newland in Canterbury 500 bishops of the worldwide Anglican Communion, assembled for the 12th Lambeth Conference, on Tuesday listened to a message from the Pope......

Church Joins Chorus `free Nelson Mandela'

by Brian Dooley CHURCH groups in South Africa have joined with governments from all over the world in calling for the immediate release of Nelson Mandela. In a statement......

Gateshead School Sale Defended

by Peter Stanford THE Government's controversial plans to establish city technology colleges received a boost this week with news of the impending sale of a redundant Catholic......

Cardinal Intervenes To Protect Pastoral Body

CARDINAL Basil Hume has intervened personally to protect Westminster diocese's Social and Pastoral Action agency from severe financial cutbacks. The agency, set up by the......

Re Threat Defeated

CATHOLIC MP Patrick Duffy, the Labour member for Sheffield, Attercliffe, joined in the row over the place of religion in the Education Bill during a Commons debate on Monday......

Dartmoor Cutbacks Slammed By Chaplains

DARTMOOR prison has been attacked by its Chaplaincy team in a hard-hitting report which slams a reduction in manning levels as "likely to lead to an increased number of......

Law Suits Hit Penance

by Cristina Odone in Washington "YOU have the right to speak or remain silent. . ." Think you're on the Miami Vice set? Think you've been mistaken for Starsky or — heaven......

Confession Enters Hi-tech Age Of Spaceships

by Vivienne Hewitt in Rome FOR the 5,000 strong congregation of a central Italian parish going to confession is like taking a dream trip on the starship "Enterprise". They don't......