Page 2, 5th March 2010

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Assisted Suicide Guidance Welcomed

BY SIMON CALDWELL THE BISHOPS of England and Wales have welcomed assisted suicide guidelines that allow people to avoid prosecution if motivated by “wholly by compassion”. They......

Olympic Speed-skater Serves As Nun In Leeds

BY SIMON CALDWELL A FORMER US Olympic speed-skater is serving as a nun in Yorkshire. In 1998 Kirstin Holum was competing for the United States at the Winter Olympics in Nagano,......

Government Fails To Meet Teenage Pregnancy Targets

THE GOVERNMENT ’ S teenage pregnancy strategy is failing, according to figures released last week. Despite spending £300 million of public money as part of its scheme to halve......

No Abortion Adverts On Television

PLANS to allow abortion clinics to advertise on television have been put on hold after a fierce public backlash. But adverts for condoms will now be allowed before the 9pm......

Cathedral Work Is Completed

WORK has finished on the Norwich Catholic cathedral’s Narthex after nine years of fundraising and a year of work. The construction at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist was......

Papal Protocol Shocks Bishop

BISHOP bill Murphy of Kerry has said he was embarrassed about kissing the Pope’s ring at the abuse summit in Rome. He said that when he previously met Pope Benedict XVI and John......

Churches Allowed To Register Civil Partnerships

BY STAFF REPORTER THE HOUSE OF LORDS has passed an amendment which will allow civil partnerships to be registered in churches. The amendment, supported by a group of retired......

Bullying Mps ‘disgrace’ Britain, Says Lord Carey

BY MARK GREAVES CHRISTIANS must stop being “doormats” and stand up for their faith or else they will be bullied out of public life, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord......

Uvf Killer Converts To Catholicism

A UVF LOYALIST paramilitary has become a Catholic, it emerged this week. David Stewart, who has admitted to the murder of UDA man Tommy English, has received after being......