Page 1, 3rd August 1979

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A Place At One With Lourdes And Fatima

from Patrick O'Donovan in Knock VERY few wholly good things ever happen to Ireland. Even their independence was marred by the trickery of Lloyd George and the private horrors of......

Rush Of Bookings For Papal Weekend

By David Browne The rush is on for places to stay in Ireland for the weekend of the Pope's visit at the end of September. The weekend is normally part of the off-peak period so......

Chaplains Hit At Abortion Watchdog Plan

by Christopher Howse A planned network of hospital chaplains to whom doctors and nurses can report problems resulting from the Abortion Act, launched last Friday by the Society......

This Wednesday Marked The Fourth Anniversary Of The...

the Helsinki Agreement. Paul VI described the occasion as - an event full of hope." To the onlooker the recent visit of John Paul II and the tremendous welcome which the Pope......

Fears Grow For Ten Arrested Czechs

Fears for the safety of human rights activists in Czechoslovakia grew this week as the fate of ten imprisoned members of the Charter 77 movement was still undecided. More......

Attempt To Block Funds Rejected

A Catholic MPs attempt to cut off government funds from the Catholic Institute for International Relations because of its "partisan" approach has been firmly rejected by Mr Neil......

Cold Water For Swim

[HE Vatican was busy this week pouring cold water on rumours that Pope John Paul had taken his first swim in the new pool at his summer residence at Castelgandolfo. the story of......

Archbishop's Denial

Dr Stuart Blanch, the Anglican archbishop of York. has made it clear that he has not asked for his name to he removed from the list of candidates for the next Archbishop of......