Page 3, 24th January 1997

24th January 1997
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Court Allows Ireland's First Divorce

By PIERS MCGRANDLE A DYING MAN has become the first person to be divorced in the Irish Republic. In a private ruling delivered behind closed doors last week, Justice Henry......

Naked Capitalism : Enemy Of 'common Good'

BY DEBORAH JONES "THE EMPEROR has no clothes but nowadays it seems that people have no problems with nakedness they even rejoice in it." So Gabrielle Cox of Manchester's Low Pay......

Hume Calls For Cash Injection For Schools

BY LYNNE THORABIE CARDINAL HUME called this week for more spending on education to combat "difficult" conditions faced by teachers. Speaking on Radio 4's Sunday programme, the......

Uk Aids Charity To Branch Out In Uganda

BY ANTHONY BRIELE A PIONEERING Christian Aids charity has won a £2 million contract from the British Government to repeat its success in Uganda. The charity, Mildmay......

Churches Sign Up To Democracy

BY JOE JENKINS CATHOLIC PARISHES in the West Midlands are being invited to participate in a growing campaign to impress on MPs the importance of local issues over national......

Bilbo Bags Top Spot For Tolkein

BY ANTHONY BRIELE CATHOLIC AUTHOR JRR Tolkein's epic novel The Lord of the Rings has been voted "the greatest book of the 20th century" in what is believed to be Britain's......

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Can get full grants for Access Courses into Higher Education If you have no formal qualifications and you're looking for a new direction in your life. Plater College could give......

News In Brief

Aquinas lecture DR GARRET Fitzgerald, the former Taoiseach of Ireland, is to deliver the annual Aquinas lecture at Glasgow's City Chambers on Monday 27 January. The theme will......