Page 1, 28th October 1983

28th October 1983
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Corporal Punishment Should Be "phased Out"

Stop caning now --order to Church schools by Jonathan Petre CANING should be stopped in Catholic schools, and where it is continued, its use should be infrequent and strictly......

Synod Opts For Private Penance

From Desmond O'Grady in Rome AS THE Synod drew to a close this week the consensus has moved towards a stress on the importance of individual confessions, with a recommendation......

Half Million Signatures Oppose Pill

by Christopher Howse MORE THAN half a million signatures will be ready for presentation to Parliament today in protest against the court ruling which allows doctors to prescribe......

Kent Slams Church Apathy On Rally

by Christopher Rails MGR Bruce Kent of CND vowed this week to continue the fight against cruise missiles, even though they now look almost certain to be deployed at Greenhorn......

Vatican Bank Enquiry Stalemate

THE PROBLEM of the Vatican bank's relationship with the defunct Banco Ambrosiano deepened this week with the failure of the Joint Commission of the Italian state and the Vatican......

Fears For Grenada Priests

ANXIETY for Catholics in Grenada grew this week as a telegram was despatched on behalf of the Bishops' Conference in Britian. Some of the 22 priests in the rebellion-town island......

Adopt-a-granny

DEVOTED GRANDMOTHER, 81, Singapore, now too arthritic to work, urgently seeks young adoption by young family. CHEERFUL GRANNY, 63, Sri Lankan, fisherman's widow, no income since......