Page 8, 3rd January 1975

3rd January 1975
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Midnight Mass In Peking

Foreign diplomats and students joined a handful of , Chinese Christians in Peking for Christmas Eve services at Peking's two remaining open churches. But for the majority of......

Peaceful Christmas In The Holy Land

Holy Land residents Jewish, Christian and Moslem breathed a little more easily as Christmas Day celebrations came to an end without incident. Bethlehem, eight miles to the south......

Pope Greets Irish Envoy

Pope Paul emphasised the need for peace in Northern Ireland at his first audience with the new Irish ambassador to the Holy See, Mr Gerald Woods. "In our deep pastoral affection......

Abbot Pontifex Dies At 80

Abbot Mervyn Charles Pontifex, OSB, first Abbot of Ealing, died on Boxing Day, aged 80. He was one of three brothers who became monks at Downside. He was horn at Parkstone on......