Page 2, 31st January 2003

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Employment Directive 'will Undermine' The Church

BY SIMON CALDWELL ('Al l ICH a schools, charities and organisations could be sued if they refuse to employ atheists or sack staff who become Satanists under proposed government......

Landmark Settlement For Teenage Mother

BY CHRISTINA WHITE A TEENAGE mother who was barred from her Northern Ireland convent school during her pregnancy has won a landmark compensation case. Margaret McCloskey, 21,......

Religious Leaders Join Forces To Oppose New Attack On Iraq

RELIGIOUS communities in northern England joined forces to pray for peace as a war against Iraq looms ever nearer. More than 1,500 Muslims, Hindus and Jews joined Christians for......

Honour For Adoption Agency

THE ADOPTION service of the Catholic Children's Society, Nottingham, has been named a centre of excellence by the Social Services Inspectorate. The agency, known as Families Are......

Conference On Interfaith Dialogue

A TWO-DAY conference to explore the Pope's call for dialogue as a sure basis for peace" will be staged by the Bishops' Conference of England and Wales' committee for other......

Memorial Mass For Lady Longford

CARDINAL Cormac Murphy-O'Connor will be the principal celebrant at a special memorial Mass in honour of Elizabeth Countess of Longford next month. The Cardinal will say the Mass......

Schoolgirl Gives Queen Blue Rinse

A Poste at the prestigious Stonyhurst College in Lancashire has achieved the unthinkable and given the Queen a blue rinse. Isobel Bidwell, 15, of Hurst Green in the Ribble......

Lottery Rejects Cash Bid By Pro-life Charity

BY SIMON GALOWELL • -TWO CHILDREN'S hospices run by a pro-life charity have been denied a share of a £15.3 million National Lottery pay out for palliative care. Zoe's Place in......

Massgoers Fear Attack By Mugger

BY SIMON CALDwELL CATHOIJL'S in a fashionable London area have been warned to be on their guard after a spate of muggings around their parish church. A robber armed with a knife......