Page 1, 3rd April 1987

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Ira Ban By Bishop

BISHOP Edward Daly of Derry has ordered that in future paramilitary funerals cannot be celebrated with the coffin present in church. The ban followed the funeral of Gerald......

Uk's First Married Priests Named

by Peter Stanford BRITAIN's first two married Catholic priests, both former Anglican clergymen, were announced this week. No dates have yet been set for the ordination of either......

Cardinal's Doubts On Mother's Aids Screening

Martin Newland CARDINAL Hume, on behalf of the Standing Committee of the Catholic Bishop's Conference of England and Wales, has written to the Secretary of State for Health and......

Chileans Doubt Worth Of Papal Visit

by Desmond O'Grady in Santiago, Chile "IT'S terrible that the Pope will meet youth in the National Stadium, the symbol of the regime's killings, torture and brutality" said......

Ome Lurches Further Into Financial Crisis

by Eleni Dimmler in Rome THE Vatican has sounded the alarm again over its growing budget deficit and is calling for more contributions from the world's 840 million Catholics.......

Pax Christi Arms Appeal To Pm

PAX Christi marked the Prime Minister's departure for Moscow with a letter reminding her of the Pope's description of nuclear deterrence as a "purely temporary expedient". The......

Mps Divided On Death Penalty

THE Catholic Truth Society has lent its voice to the debate this week as to whether the death penalty should be restored following Sir Ian Percival's attempt to amend the......

Nottingham: Strangers To Pilgrims.

IN the first of three conferences being held this week throughout England 400 delegates from over 30 Christian denominations met at Nottingham last weekend. The conference......

Sterilisation Ruling

FIVE Law Lords were due this Thursday to consider the application to sterilise a 17 year old girl with a mental handicap. Last week Lord Bridge, sitting with Lord Templeton and......

Return Papal Call To Agnostic Friend

POPE John Paul II paid a hospital visit on Wednesday to his 90-year-old agnostic friend, former Italian President Sandro Pertini. The Pontiff travelled to Rome's Umberto I......