Page 2, 23rd March 2007

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Red Nose Day Continues To Fund Abortion Groups

Pro-life groups again at odds with bishops over whether Catholics should give to Comic Relief BY FREDDY GRAY THE ROW OVER whether Catholics should take part in Red Nose Day has......

Noakes Paints Pope's Portrait

BY MARK GREAVES A BRITISH artist has become the first person to paint an official portrait of a pope for more than 25 years. Michael Noakes of London made sketches as Pope......

New African Chaplaincy

A CONGOLESE chaplaincy has been established in London, based at St Joan of Arc Church, Higlibury. The Bishops' Conference of the Congo nominated Fr Noel Mpaty as chaplain, and......

Restorative Justice Plea

CHERIE BLAIR dedicated her Lenten talk on BBC Radio 4 to the theme of restorative justice — in which criminals repair the damage they have done to communities and individuals —......

Cafod Fears Crisis In Sri Lanka

CAFOD has expressed fears of a humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka following an escalation of violence between government forces and the Tamil Tigers. In the past two weeks......

'europe In The Grip Of Secularism'

AUXILIARY BISHOP William Kenney of Birmingham, the bishops' spokesman on European Affairs, has spoken of "a vociferous and aggressive secularism in certain parts of Europe - ,......

Bishop Adds Voice To Pleas To Ditch Nuclear Weapons

BISHOP Patrick O'Donoghue of Lancaster last week called on the Government not to replace its Trident nuclear weapon system. Speaking ahead of the Commons debate on the renewal......

A Third Of Christians Are 'victims Of Discrimination'

BY FREDDY GRAY A THIRD OF ALL British Christians claim to have faced discrimination because of their faith, a new poll has shown. The survey, conducted for the BBC's Heaven and......

Moldova Mission, Eastern Europe

THE SACRED HEART FATHERS wish to thank all those patrons and donors responsible for keeping their vital and little known Mission alive during the last year in Transdniester,......