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Danger In The East Awaits The Pope

Pope John Paul on Wednesday began a gruelling 24,000 tour which takes him from the frozen wastes of Alaska to the rain forests of Papua New Guinea. Jonathan Petre looks at the......

Decaying Garden

AMATEUR gardeners will see a familiar sight when they visit the Liverpool churches' "Garden of Hope" at the city's International Garden Festival which opened this week. Half the......

A Black God

BEARDED, black local teacher, Keith Jefferson is to be God the Father in the York Mystery Plays in June. Keith Jefferson, who is 33, is an impressive 6-foot schoolteacher and......

Ireland Needs 'good Will Not New Ideas'

IT IS good will that is needed for peace in Ireland, rather than just another political initiative. Speaking to the Irish Bishops' Commission for Immigrants in Dublin last week,......

Law 'wrongs Handicapped'

A WESTMINSTER priest has criticised the new Code of Canon Law for its attitude to the handicapped. Fr David Wilson, director of St Joseph's Centre, the pastoral office for the......

A Very Odd

engagement CARDINAL Hume has set aside Bank Holiday Monday next week for a most unusual engagement. He is used to blessing Catholic churches and visiting his own flock. But......

Home News In Brief

Bishop ill BISHOP Augustine Harris of Middlesbrough (66), is on three months sick leave pending a gall bladder operation. In his absence most of his engagements will be......

Congress On Mary Held In Ireland

THE Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary held its sixth international ecumenical congress in Dublin last week. This remarkable society was started, in 1968, in a very......

Church's Youth Work Slammed In New Report

by Christopher Howse THE AUTHOR of a controversial study of teenage attitudes to sex, drugs and church attendance this week accused stand-by accusations of churchmen's "fear of......