Page 1, 27th December 1974

27th December 1974
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Nuns Appeal To Un To Help Women Prisoners In Chile

By a Staff Reporter In the first move of its kind, 4,000 Catholic nuns in Britain have signed a petition asking the United Nations SecretaryGeneral to intercede over 1,000 women......

News Summary Labour Threat 'bluff'

Mr Norman St John-Stevas, the Conservative spokesman,on education, said last week that Labour's threats to close Church grammar schools were "a bluff without legal basis."......

Call For Action, Not Words On Homeless

As a result of a Capitol Radio Open Line programme last week by Allan Hargreaves, several voluntary organisations called for action and not for words. Jim Horne, director and......

An Appeal

This year's Catholic Herald Christmas appeal for mentally handicapped children has the backing of Mrs. Rose Kennedy, mother of the former US President, who wrote of the "grief......

Irish Pax Christi Hold Peace Talks With Republicans

By a Staff Reporter Hopes that the Provisional IRA might agree to a ceasefire in Northern Ireland rose this week with the news that a fivestrong delegation from the Irish branch......

Lim For African Freedom Groups

The World Council of Churches announced last week that since 1972 its Inter-Church Aid Commission had given African liberation movements more than £500,000 worth of......

Disarmament Begins In The Mind Pope Paul

From a Rome Correspondent "Minds must be disarmed", says Pope Paul in a message for the Day of Peace celebrated by the Catholic Church internationally on January 1 and in......

Westminster Cathedral Choir To Be Disbanded

Westminster Cathedral's professional choir is to be disbanded because of costs, said Mgr Francis Bartlett, the Administrator, this week. The decision was made by the Westminster......

Does Your New Year Look More Rosy Than Kate's

To venture out she must face the climb up 82 stairs. As she says, "It's too much when you're 80." From her dismal third floor flat she has to go down to the basement to fetch......