Page 1, 31st July 1981

31st July 1981
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All Nations Join In Lourdes Congress Finale

by Christopher Howse THE INTERNATIONAL Eucharistic • Congress closed in Lourdes on Thursday with a Mass for 40,(XX) said by Cardinal Bernardin Gamin. the Pope's Legate from......

The Herald Says

NEARLY three months have passed since Bobby Sands' coffin was carried out of the Maze prison and a miasma of fatalism and mutual suspicion settled over relations between the......

Pope's Health Forces Changes In Visit Plans

by John Carey and Desmond O'Grady A WIDE range of alternative arrangements for the Pope's visit to Britain next year will be drawn up at a meeting at the end of August. The need......

Herald Editor Moves To Bbc

MISS FRANCES GUMLEY — above — the editor of the Catholic Herald, was named last week as the new Roman Catholic assistant to the head of religious broadcasting at the BBC. The......

Royal Wedding Gift

POPE JOHN Paul did not send a wedding present to the Prince and Princess of Wales last week, but he did send a special message of goodwill to the future King and Queen. For the......

Orton Debates Future

by Christopher Rails A DIVIDED community from Orton met Fr Paul Hypher of All Souls' group ministry, Peterborough, when further discussions were held last week to determine the......

Duke Pays A Secret Visit To The Maze

THE DUKE of Norfolk has spoken out in support of the British government's tough stand on the hunger strikes at the Maze prison near Belfast. The Duke, the leading Catholic peer......