Page 2, 23rd August 1974

23rd August 1974
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Us Priest Disputes Report On Catholic Alcoholism

Alcoholism "has a lot more to do with biochemistry than with Catholicism" according to Fr Peter Sweisgood, OSB, assistant executive director of the Long Island Council on......

Many Doctors Sign `respect Life' Oath

By PETER NOLAN More than 3,000 British doctors have, since July, signed a modern form of the Hippocratic Oath emphasising the sacredness of life, and signatures are still coming......

Vicar Offers To Exchange Church

An Anglican vicar with only 40 worshippers has offered to exchange churches with the local Catholic parish. The Rev James Copus of St Barnabas and All Saints in south-west......

Post-reformation Riposte

The Vicar of a Sussex country parish with a fine old preReformation church asked the local priest to come to his church fete. Fr X asked what it was in aid of. The Vicar......

Nairobi Chosen For W C C Assembly

At the invitation of Protestant Churches of Kenya, Nairobi has been chosen as the meeting place for the fifth assembly next year of the World Council of Churches. It was......

Fr Copleston Made Emeritus Professor

Fr F. C. Copleston, SJ, who is retiring as principal of Heythrop College, has been appointed Emeritus Professor of the History of Philosophy by the London University Senate.......

Vatican Post For Jesuit

Fr-John Mahoney, Si, vice-president and Dean of Studies at Heythrop College, London University, has been appointed for five• years to the International Theological Commission,......

More German Laymen May Give Sermons

Laymen may now give sermons in the German diocese of Munich - Freising. This is already the case for suitably qualified lay people in the area of Berlin.......

Catholic Relief Services Ship Sunk

A Catholic Relief Services emergency supply cargo for Cambodia was destroyed when the ship carrying the goods was sunk in a rocket attack. The relief supplies, valued at about......

Israelis Unearth Town Of Magdala

Israeli bulldozers excavating for a new kibbutz have unearthed the ancient town of Magdala, home of Mary Magdalene. Two streets, a Roman pillar and a small synagogue were found......

£8,000 Aid For Flood Victims

An £8,000 cargo of drugs and bandages h - asgone to relieve the victims of the Bangladesh flood disaster from Our Lady of the Wayside, Shirley, Solihull, Warwickshire. Another......

Indonesia Government 'crusade'

About 17,000 political prisoners on the island of Buru, Indonesia, have become Catholics after a government-backed "crusade". The government says it financed the operation "in......

Jailed Bishop In Hospital

Bishop Tji of Won Ju, who was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment by a South Korean court for allegedly supporting a student "conspiracy," is being held in a hospital. The......

Fewer Baptisms In France

, The total number of baptisms in France has fallen by 8.96 per cent since ¶958. This finding comes from a survey carried out by the French Hierarchy.......

Philippines Expells Pope's Attacker

Benjamin Mendoza Amor, the Bolivian painter who Atacked Pope Paul with a knife at Manila airport, has been expelled from the Philippines after three years in jail. During his......

Two Killed By Lightning At Mass

Two people were killed and six injured when lightning struck a small church in the hills north of Turin during Mass.......

Christian Executives' Conference

Instead of the customary weekend conference in September, the Christian Association of Business Executives is holding a one-day conference on October 4 at the Café Royal, Regent......

World Catholic Women's Assembly

The World Union of Catholic Women's Organisations will hold its international assembly of delegates in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, from September 14 to 24. Some 200 delegates from......

Vatican Sorrow At Arrest Of Jerusalem Archbishop

The Vatican on Monday expressed sorrow at the arrest in Jerusalem of the Greek Catholic Archbishop, Mgr Hilarion Capucci. In its first comment on the Archbishop's arrest — for......

`highest Integrity' Call By Us Cardinal

Cardinal John Krol of Philadelphia, president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops and United States Catholic Conference, said last week: "Public service demands the......

Christian Life 'easy If Duty Coincides With Love'-pope

Pope Paul last week asked the thousands attending his general audience at his summer residence at Castelgandolfo: "Is the Christian life easy to live?" He answered his own......

Dr. Ramsey To Visit South America

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Michael Ramsey, is going to South America next month to visit the 11 Anglican dioceses there —in Colombia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil — before......

Bishops Rule Ordination Of Women Invalid

BY RONALD CLARKE IN CHICAGO The House of Bishops of the US Episcopal (Anglican) Church has declared invalid the ordination of 11 women as the first female priests of their......

Auxiliary Bishop Henderson Of Southwark, And Bishop Clark...

travelled specially from Norfolk) giving Communion to disabled pilgrims at the open air shrine of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Aylesford, Kent, on Sunday. Sick and disabled had......