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Fight To Stop Expulsion Of Asian Boy

An eight-year-old Pakistani boy living in Oxford will be deported soon if the Home Office ignores an appeal from 140 Catholics in the town. The case comes hard on the heels of'......

Chinese To Reopen Cathedral

hurches and monasteries are being repaired in cities throughout China, according to reports from the New China News Agency. It is further evidence of a growing spirit of......

Uganda Visit For Bishop

Bishop Gerald Mahon, Bishop in West London has gone to Uganda as part of an ecumenical delegation to find out how Ugandan Christians are responding to the new regime since the......

Christian Defiance To Apartheid

The South African Council of Churches have passed a resolution to support people who contravene the race laws in the cause of Christian fellowship. This will apply in particular......

News In Brief

Pope John Paul will conduct the first baptism of his pontificate next weekend at Castelgandolfo when he baptises Alexis Biller, the sun of a British EEC official. Fr Leo Smith......

More Equatorial Guinea Executions

President Francisco Macias Nguema, whose regime has crushed the Church in Equatorial Ciuinea during its 11-year rule, has recently executed the leaders of a coup against him,......

Britain Urged Not To Recognise Rhodesia

The plea of Commonwealth leaders to Britain not to recognise Bishop Muzorewa's government in Zimbabwe-Rhodesia was reinforced this week by two British organisations. The......

Church Should Ordain Married Men Says Priest

The Church must look again to married men for its ordained ministry. This is the conviction of Fr Michael Richards, the editor of the Clergy Review expressed in an article in......

Joint School Offer

Priorswood Comprehensive School in Taunton may become one of the few schools in Britain to be jointly run by the Roman Catholic and Anglican Churches. The two Churches have......

'spread The Light'

loo much time is spent "bemoaning the darkness" and it is time to spread the light, Mr Ernie Shields, president of the Catholic Teachers' Federation told the World Union of......

Marriage Trial 'at Odds With Gospel'

Suggestions that Catholic couples should have a period of training and preparation by living together before finally taking marriage vows are rejected by Fr Theodore Davey CP in......

Asian Bishops' Plea For Massive Aid For Refugees

By John Carey The refugee problem in IndoChina will continue unless rich countries are prepared to increase aid to the region, Sr Kathleen Bagen, the projects officer for the......