Page 3, 4th October 1996

4th October 1996
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Douglas Hyde, Trailblazing Convert, Dies

DOUGLAS HYDE, former assistant editor of the Herald, political campaigner, Catholic apologist and distinguished journalist, died last week at the age of 85. He had been ill for......

Asbestos Family Quit Their Home

BY JOE JENKINS A STOCKPOR I FAMILY fled their home last week when council workers inadvertently drilled through a wall of asbestos, exposing newlyborn twins to a cloud of......

)iocese Finds Fault With Its Schools' Re Classes

BY PIERS MCGRANDLE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION in Catholic schools in Westminster diocese is "in many cases uninspiring", according to a report published last week. The report, which......

Canon's Mea Culpa •

BY JOE JENKINS A PRIEST arimrrran this week that lie might have been wrong to ban a handicapped child from attending her brother's Christening. Canon Antony Griffiths, parish......

Argyll Prays For A 'good Bishop'

BY PIERS MCGRANDLE CATHOLICS IN trouble-torn Argyll prayed on Sunday for a "good, holy Bishop" to be sent to replace Roderick Wright. The prayers were said at Mass in Oban, the......

Nuns In Alcohol Purge

BY CECILIA BROMLEYMARTIN CATHOLIC NUNS in Wakefield are heading to court for the second time in two years in an attempt to keep their former convent alcohol-free. The Sisters of......