Page 3, 23rd February 1990

23rd February 1990
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Integrated Schools Boost In N. Ireland Reforms

EDUCATIONAL reforms introduced on Monday by the government into Northern Ireland in its latest attempt to tackle the divisions in the province were greeted this week with a......

News In Brief

Taking a lead The Church Times, Britain's leading istglican weekly paper, has called for homosexual priests to be more openly acknowledged and accepted. In a leading article......

Anti-abortion Veteran Beaten Up After Rally

LEADING anti-abortion campaigner Sir Bernard Braine pledged to fight on for his cause this week after thugs beat him up after he had addressed a pro-life rally in London's Royal......

A Lifetime Of Service

OLDER mass goers attending the golden jubilee of St John Bosco's Church in Manchester recently were delighted to see the parish's first-ever altar server leading the procession......

Funeral Costs Rise

FUNERAL costs have escalated in the last year by up to 24 per cent according to a recent survey. The 1990 survey by the Odd Fellows Society, published this week, shows that the......

New Navy Chaplain

Fr Ged Lavender, a priest of Hexham and Newcastle diocese and a chaplain to the Royal Navy since 1975. has been appointed as the new Principal Catholic Chaplain for the Navy. Fr......

Poll Tax`unjust And Immoral' Says Nuns' Group

NUNS from both Catholic and Anglican communities this week condemned the community charge. The nuns, members of an ecumenical group called the Sisters for Social Concern, said......

Us Franciscan Speaks Of Peace And Prophets

Coming Events AMERICAN Franciscan Fr Richard Rohr OEM will be in England from February 22 until March 1. He will speak on "Prophets of the Old Testament" and "The Church in the......