Page 1, 31st January 1969

31st January 1969
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Suicides Cannot Be Condoned, Says Pope

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT P OPE PAUL expressed understanding and sympathy for youths in Eastern Europe who burn themselves in the cause for freedom, but said he could not......

Number Of V1 Conversions

By a Staff Reporter CONVERSIONS to Catho licism reached their lowest figure for some 20 years, dropping by 828 from 9,121 in 1966 to 8,293 in 1967. These figures are contained......

Ycw Raise £25,000 To Fight Poverty

T HE Young Christian Workers raised more than £25,000 last year for world poverty projects, it was reported at a national meeting of the YCW in Sheffield at the weekend. It was......

Cardinal Explains Head's Resignation To Parents

BY A STAFF REPORTER t 'R. BENEDICT SKETCH LEY, former headmaster of St. Michael's comprehensive school, Stevenage, Herts, was asked to resign by the school governors because he......

Pope Appealed To Iraq To Spare Israelis

T HE Vatican expressed "profound emotion and consternation" in a Note to the Iraq Government after Monday's public execution of six Israelis. The Pope appealed to Iraq "in the......

`red Hats

not rejected ' says Vatican REPORTS that a number of non-Italian bishops have declined to be made cardinals by the Pope because they disagree with Vatican policies was......