Page 1, 24th August 1979

24th August 1979
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Excited Trio Win Our Competition To See The Pope

By Christopher Howse TI [E. winners of the Herald competition to fly to see the Pope in Ireland with Aer Lingus are: Mr Thomas Salmon from Spennymoor, Co Durham: Mrs Mairead......

Hopes Rise For Papal Visit To Northern Ireland

THE final decision on whether Pope John Paul will cross into Northern Ireland during his visit to Ireland next month is expected to be announced on Monday. There is a distinct......

Catholic Herald Editor Leaves

Richard Dowden is leaving the post of editor of the Catholic Herald at the end of this week. Ile has been editor for the past three years. He joined the paper as a reporter in......

Theme For World Day Is Chosen

Pope John Paul II has chosen "Truth, the Power of Peace" as the theme for the 1311h World Day of Peace, January I. 1980. The Pope made that choice because he believes "that the......

Appeal To Chinese

Pope John Paul II has made a personal appeal to Chinese Catholics to retake their place within the formal body of the Church. Ever since links between the Vatican and Peking......

Bus Cuts Would Badly Hit Catholic Pupils

By Richard Dowden Parents who send their children to Catholic Schools by public transport could be seriously affected by the government's proposed policy of letting local......

Church 'needs To Tune In To Radio'

by John Carey Too little use is being made by the Church of the opportunities provided by the growth of local radio Fr Agnellus Andrew, director of the Church's TV and radio......