Page 1, 7th June 1985

7th June 1985
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Church Will Approve `dip And Read'

by Kasia Giedroyc THE CATHOLIC Church is likely to approve a family planning aid, currently being developed by two British companies, as "a new scientific version of natural......

Close Run For Powell Bill

STRONG moral and procedural objections will confront the Unborn Children (Protection) Bill as it comes before Parliament today. An all-party fronlbench and backbench alliance of......

Stage Last Month. Among Opponents Of The Procedural...

by Mr Bowden is John Biffen, the Leader of the House, who, whilst supporting the Powell proposals, feels that the manoeuvre creates a dangerous precedent. Supporters of the......

Bishop Witnesses Tragedy

Worlock urges moral duty of society for soccer deaths by Peter Stanford ARCHBISHOP Derek Worlock of Liverpool has urged on society a "collective responsibility" after the death......

Poverty Lobby Lash `half-baked' Fowler Plans

by Jack O'Sullivan A CHORUS of protest from the voluntary agencies this week greeted the long awaited social security review, described in a joint statement from 16 groups as......

Anti-us Fast

OVER 50 Oxford students, including two Jesuits, took part in a sponsored fast last week to demonstrate their opposition to US policy in Central America. Alt monies raised will......

Boff's 'academic Sabbatical'

by Desmond O'Grady in Rome "I AM very edified by the example given by a man who is truly religious" said Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger when asked to comment on Leonardo Boff's......

Storm Rages Around Antarctic Appointee

THE STORM surrounding the appointment of a self-confessed agnostic as the next Master of St Edmund's House, the Cambridge Catholic graduates' college, exclusively revealed in......

Jenkins Chair For Controversial Priest

ADRIAN Ilasfings, who, as a Catholic priest, married in 1979 without being laicised, has been appointed Professor of Theology at Leeds University, succeeding Dr David Jenkins,......

Bargaining Time For Agca

MEHMET Ali Agca continues to dominate the papal assassination trial in Rome even during the interrogation of his fellow Turk, Omer Bagci, who delivered him the Browning gun......

O'brien For St Andrews

'1 HE Rector of St Mary's College, Blairs, Aberdeen, Fr Keith O'Brien has been announced as the successor to Cardinal Gordon Gray as Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh.......