Page 2, 8th December 1978

8th December 1978
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Ambitious Programme To Improve Religious Education

By John Carey AN AMBITIOUS programme designed to improve the religious education of Catholics, young and old, was launched this week with the full backing of the Bishops'......

Homeless

There Is an alarming increase in the number of women homeless and alone in Britain, according to a report published this week by Crisis at Christmas. The report "A Street is not......

Too Many Bishops And Clergy Are Behaving Like Businessmen In

the way they approach their ministry, according to the Rev Bruce Reed, an Anglican clergyman and social scientist who specialises in the study of religion. In a lecture given in......

Big Drop In Mass Attendance

Sunday Mass attendance In a diocese near London has dropped by more than 10,000 in the last 10 years despite the fact that there are now 50 more weekly Masses at which people......

Worth Appeal

The Worth Abbey £500,000 appeal for fluids for its rebuilding programme has passed the halfway mark. Speaking from Worth this week Fr Andrew Brenninkmeyer said the monks would......

Salford To Commission 180 Ministers Of Eucharist

MORE than 180 lay people are to be commissioned as special Ministers of the Eucharist in the Salford diocese on Sunday. Although this is a new development in Salford, the......

Church Target The Poor

THE policy of trying to "Catholicise" the upper classes in the belief that this would affect the whole of society has failed, and now the approach is to evangelise the poor,......

Mercy For Mothers Urged

Mothers should not be treated by the courts as isolated offenders, without regard to their family commitments, NACRO has told the House of Commons Expenditure Committee, The......

Education Bill Concern

By our Education Correspondent Concern is mounting that changes in the new Education Bill could cut out the freedom of Catholic pupils to attend a Catholic school in a local......

Be Our Writer Of The Year!

Competition 1 Catholic Herald Young Writer of the Year (aged 1519). EITHER: Interview an interesting person and write a profile of them in about 1,000 words. The person does not......