Page 1, 26th November 1976

26th November 1976
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Death Of Fr D'arcy

by PATRICK O'DONOVAN The death of Fr Martin D'Arcy last Saturday at the age of 87 is not a tragedy. For some time he had been like a twig in desert sand waiting to be blown......

Archbishop Gonzi Of Malta Resigns

By a special Correspondent THE Vatican has accepted the resignation of 91 year old Archbishop Gonzi of Malta. He announced his intention during a "last spiritual testament"......

New Role For Priests

in 2000 By Frances Gumley THE Church's role in the next century must be one of renewal rather than consolidation, according to a report published yesterday by the Joint Working......

Westminster Set To Sell South African Shares

By Richard Dowden WESTMINSTER diocese is to make one last attempt to persuade Consolidated Gold Fields Ltd to improve the working conditions and pay of their black workers in......

Vatican Rules On Martyrdom For Missionaries

THE CONGREGATION for Saints' Causes, in the presence of Pope Paul has formally certified that two Italian missionaries died as martyrs while working in China in 1930. They were......

Archbishop At Memorial Service

Archbishop Worlock of Liverpool will take part in an ecumenical memorial service for one of Fleet Street's best known Catholic journalists, Frank McGarry, formerly of the Daily......

Bishops' Synod

CARDINAL Hume and Archbishop Worlock are to represent the Catholic Church in England and Wales at the 1977 Bishops' international synod in Rome. The theme of the synod will be......

Scandal Of Unfit Houses

THE SCANDAL of houses unfit for human habitation owned by Bishop Thomas Ryan of Clanfert should be a matter of grave concern. The appalling condition of the Islington slum......

Christmas Flavour

Next week's special issue will have a Christmas flavour, with an article on how you can help the Third World when you buy your presents; a competition with some big prizes,......