Page 2, 22nd October 1976

22nd October 1976
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Abortion Act `does Not Change The Law Of God'

CATHOLICS should support the recommendations of the Select Committee on Abortion because they will eliminate some outstanding abuses of the present Abortion Act and save the......

Secretariat Will Relieve Burden

THE Bishops' Conference is in future to have a full-time secretariat to relieve the burden of administration and to allow the Bishops more time to discuss strategy at their......

Nation-wide Discussion

The ten propositions of the Churches Unity Commission have been referred by the Bishops for discussion by diocesan ecumenical commissions and throughout the Church. The Bishops......

Obligatory By Easter

The conference decided that the new Rite of Penance, introduced in many churches this Easter, is to become obligatory in all parishes by next Easter. The new rite provides for a......

Unemployment Problems

The effect of unemployment on young people was among the issues discussed. The Bishops praised the work of voluntary and professional youth workers but called for more sympathy......

Support For Archbishop

A telegram promising prayers for the just outcome of the Rhodesian constitutional conference was sent by the Bishops to the new Archbishop Patrick Chakaipa of Salisbury. He is......

Role Of Church Bodies

A working party to discuss the role of Church bodies as investors is to be set up by the secretariat of the Bishops' Conference. The working party, which was suggested by the......

Laity Commission Head

Bishop Guazzelli, Auxiliary of Westminster, is to take over from Bishop Lindsay of Hexham and Newcastle as president of the Laity Commission. Other new appointments .to the......