Page 3, 2nd May 1997

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Post-poll Abortion Rows Blaze

BY ANTHONY BRIEI.E THE CAMPAIGN by anti-abortionists to bring the topic to the top of the political agenda in the general election continues to produce fall-out. As Thursday's......

Abbot Of Ampleforth: In At The Deep End

BY MICHAEL MORRISSEY THE NEW Abbot of Ampleforth has complained that training for the eight-year post is "non-existent." Abbot Timothy Wright OSB told a 1,500-strong......

Bma Backs Gay Lessons For Under-16s

By PIERS MCGRANDLE THE BRITISH Medical Association this week demanded that school lessons on homosexuality should be considered in the curriculum for under-16s. The BMA believes......

Eastern Europe Top Of The Bill At Graz '97

As THE COUNTRY with the most Christian denominations in Europe, Britain will have the largest delegation at the Second European Ecumenical Assembly to be held in Austria in......

The Community

CATHOLICS in Swanley, Kent, faced double trouble this week. A former teacher at thetroubled St Bartholomew's Primary School had her claim for constructive dismissal against the......

The College

THE CATHOLIC identity of La Sainte Union College of Higher Education, Southampton, is under threat. A damning Ofsted report last week forced the closure of its teacher training......

The School

A CONVENT school in Exeter has been frustrated in its attempt to become a grantmaintained secondary school. Mount St Mary's Convent, run as an independent school by the Sisters......

The Bookshop

THE NEWMAN Mowbray bookshop, one of Oxford's historic Catholic landmarks, is to close at the end of June because it cannot afford a rent increase imposed on it by its Catholic......

News In Brief

Priest sentence FR BRENDAN SMYTH, 71, a member of the Norbertine Order, pleaded guilty last week in Dublin's central criminal court to 74 sexual offence charges against 20......