Page 1, 5th August 1983

5th August 1983
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Upbringing Of Children Grounds For Allowing Royal...

Princess 'observed' by the Vatican by Christopher Howse THE VATICAN decided that Princess Michael of Kent's marriage could be made valid only after observing the way she was......

The Issues In The Marriage

Cardinal Hume (left) speaks out On the royal couple's ceremony THERE ARE two issues in this matter of the validation of the Royal Marriage which must be kept very clearly......

Inside .

ROYAL weddings Norman St John-Stevas looks at the impact of Princess Michael's marriage arrange ments page 3 THE PILL and children Victoria Gillick (above) speaks out page 5......

Benjamin Baptised On Board

AN UPTURNED ship's bell served as a font at this baptism aboard ship in Swansea harbour, South Wales, this week. Fr Michael Finlan, the port chaplain, placed the up-ended bell......

Mother Teresa's Thanks

MOTHER TERESA of Calcutta has sent a message to the people of Britain from Rome where she is recovering from injuries sustained in a fall there. The message was brought back to......

Down-and-out Refuge Saved

by Jonathan Petre......

Providence Row, The Night Refuge Which Temporarily Houses...

55 homeless people in East London, has been saved from closure, it was announced this week. The news came in a statement issued by the Providence Row Management Committee which,......

Rome Turns Out To Be A Press Baron

THE ITALIAN financial weekly If Mondo has published extracts from a fiscal policy report which allegedly shows that the Vatican Bank (IOR) controlled the major Italian media......

Churches Tie Unity Knot

CATHOLIC observers at the World Council of Churches assembly in Vancouver joined in a service this week which set the seal on a programme for future unity efforts. At the......

Pope Gives Peace Theme

"FROM" A NEW heart, peace is born" is the theme of the 1984 World Day of Peace, the Vatican has announced. Pope John Paul chose the theme to stress his belief that conversion of......