Page 1, 26th May 1978

26th May 1978
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Father's Stop Abortion Bid Fails

Mr Bill Paton has failed to get a High Court order preventing his wife from having an abortion. On Wednesday Sir George Baker, the High Court judge, ruled that fathers had no......

Vicar-general For Middlesbrough

CANON Peter Storey, parish priest of St Francis Church, Acklam, is the new vicar-general of the Middlesbrough diocese. He succeeds Mgr Michael O'Sullivan, who died earlier this......

Cardinal Speaks On Need For Prayer

PERSONAL prayer, family life and sound schooling are of crucial importance in fostering vocations to the priesthood and the religious life, Cardinal Hume told more than 2,000......

Church Walkout In S. Africa

WHITE South African Christians have walked out of their church because blacks have been allowed to worship in the church hall. Rev A. de Wet, minister of the Dutch Reformed......

Rhodesia Peace Plea

A heartfelt plea for peace in Rhodesia was made in London this week by the head of a Swiss Order which has about 100 priests working in the country. Fr Joseph Amstutz, Superior......

Report Highlights Worries For Retiring Priests

No home, no money The loss of his home and the lack of an adequate income to make independent choices about his future are the major problems facing priests who want to retire.......

Shroud May Get Date Test

The Holy Shroud of Turin may after all be given the Carbon 14 dating test which experts believe will show for certain whether or not it is a medieval forgery. Reliable sources......

Crisis Point On Liturgy Renewal

Liturgical renewal has reached crisis point, with many Catholics becoming more and more dissatisfied with the quality of their worship. There is a danger that some will abandon......

Lefebvre Followers Defy Mass Warning

More than 70 Catholics defied a warning from Archbishop Winning of Glasgow and attended a Tridentine Mass in the city on Sunday. At the Mass, celebrated in the Church of the......

A New Look

This is what the Catholic Herald masthead title will look like from next week. But it isn't just the look of the paper which is to be improved. There will be several new......

The Herald Says

There are two great turning points in most people's lives: the passage from childhood to adulthood end from adulthood to old age. The first brings responsibility, a career and......