Page 1, 27th February 1998

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Largest Influx Of Newcomers Turns To Rome

Record numbers sign up to RCIA BY ANDREW M BROWN THE LARGEST NuMBER of people to join the Church since the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults was introduced 16 years ago......

Paradise Found On Safari, Claims Jesuit

BY BRUCE JOHNSTON IN ROME EDEN EXISTED and was situated in southern Africa, and probably between South Africa and Tanzania, according to a Jesuit scientist and lecturer. It was......

Fugitive Priest Traced To Australia

By B1,, DAVIES A KENT PRIEST who police want to interview in connection with the disappearance of Church funds left Britain for "a holiday" in Australia last week. Fr Seamus......

Married Priest For Wales

BY ANDREW M BROWN THE ARCHBISHOP OF CARDIFF will ordain Wales's first married priest next month. The Rev Mr Kevin Paine, 42, who is married with two children, will be ordained......

By Jor: Jaialuas The Catholic Hierarchy Should Stop...

the expense of the Millennium Dome and concentrate on their input into the Spirit Zone, the project's religious exhibition, a consultant to the Dome told the Catholic Herald......

Bess Twiston Davies

CATHOLIC CONFIDENCE in the northern Irish police force, the RUC (Royal Ulster Constabulary) has risen dramatically since 1996, a new report by the Northern Ireland Police......

Bishop Wheeler Dies

BISHOP GORDON Wheeler, the former bishop of I Leeds, died last Friday aged 87 after a long illness, writes Andrew M Brown. His successor at Leeds, Bishop David Konstant, said......