Page 3, 7th February 1997

7th February 1997
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Religious Support For Fr Tissa

BY PIERS MCGRANDLE THE CONFERENCE of Religious in England and Wales, which represents more 10,000 religious men and women, has written a letter to the Vatican demanding the......

Latchkey Kids Suffer, Says Chan

THE CATHOLIC Children's Society this week criticised parents who allow their children to develop into "latchkey" kids. Speaking in a week when new research showed that......

Open-air Preachers Face Arrest

BY PORTIA FRANKLIN A STUDENT from a Bible College is to stand trial next week after preaching on the streets of York. David McKelve was arrested on 18 January for "preaching the......

Mosque Building Boom

BY ANNNABELLE WHITESTONE UP TO 100 new mosques are to be built in Britain over the next three years. Finances for the new buildings, which which will cost an average of £1m,......

Chaplain's Appeal Over Hunger Strikers

BY JOE JENKINS THE FORMER CHAPLAIN tO the Kent prison where 14 asylum seekers have staged a hunger strike in protest at their detainment has described the conditions faced by......

Church: Listen To Refugees

BY PIERS MCGRANDLE CHURCHES SHOULD face up to the pastoral needs of refugees with Aids, delegates at a Catholics Aids Link (CAL) seminar said this week. The conference, which......

"no" To Neo Catechumenate

BY JOE JENKINS MERVYN ALEXANDER, Bishop of Clifton, has issued an Administrative Decree to bring "to a conclusion" the activities of the NeoCatechumenal Way in his diocese. He......

News In Brief

Christian Voice A CHRISTIAN think-tank this week called for the rejection of Lord Archer's "Succession to the Crown" Bill, which aims to remove the distinction between the sexes......