Page 3, 3rd April 1987

3rd April 1987
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`a Church Shut In On Itself'

NEWS ANALYSIS Dr David Jenkins, the Bishop of Durham, reflects on the role of the modern church, and asks is Britain still a Christian society? Bishop David Jenkins I have been......

Call To End Strip Searching

PROTESTANTS and Catholics have joined in protest at strip searching in Northern Ireland's prisons. A group called CRSS (Christian Response to Strip Searching) have published a......

A Meeting Of Spirits

THE Alister Hardy Research Centre of which Cardinal Hume is a patron, has launched a new membership scheme aimed at those interested in the subject of religious experiences. The......

Padre Alessio Returns

PADRE Alessio Parente, who looked after Padre Pio for six years has come to the end of his visit to this country, where he visited 29 parishes in 26 days. The visit was a......

Culham College

CULHAM College Institute is planning an exchange of research and information on' Church involvement in education. The exchange has the Archbishops of Canterbury, York and Wales......

Mothers Day Action

AT St Catherine's Church in Littlehampton on Mothers Day, parishioners were reminded that over 4000 mothers in South Africa have nothing to celebrate because their children have......

St John's Tour

THE Riding Lights Theatre Company is beginning an 11 week tour of Britain this Spring with its adaptation of St John's Gospel, a dramatic and "spritually powerful" treatment of......

Drugs Drive

THE Metropolitan Police, Southwark Council and the Thames Help Trust have given £63,000 to the Southwark Drugs Misuse Trust which is being set up with wide community support.......

Women's Day

THE World Centenary of the Women's World Day of Prayer was celebrated at the Royal Albert Hall last Saturday. The celebration centered around a choir of 500 women from all over......

Liverpool Organist

David Lawson has been awarded next year's scholarship at the Metropolitan Cathedral, Liverpool. The scholarship is designed to give young organists the chance to gain experience......

Housing Week

THE housing group Shelter called attention to the crisis in Britain's housing on Monday w':cn it started its Housing Britain — Lets Get To Work campaign. With the help of some......

Pastoral On Sexuality

THE misuse of the God-given gift of sex is denounced in this Sunday's Pastoral Letter by Bishop Cormac Murphy O'Connor of Arundel and Brighton. The bishop is explicit in terming......

St Anne's Rescue Bid Fails Due To High Cost

PARENTS of pupils at St Anne's Convent School in Ealing have, in their own words, "grasped defeat from the jaws of victory" as half their number have pulled out of negotiations......

New Hall Festival To Help New Pastoral Centre

REVIVING a centuries old tradition, the nuns of New Hall near Chelmsford in Essex will be holding open house on May 3 to raise funds for a new diocesan centre that has ben......

Kenyan Visitor For Jubilee

(# 4 40 987 HERE is a diary of events nationwide to mark the silver jubilee celebrations of the Catholic Fund of Overseas Development in the next two weeks. April 8: Tony Gariff......