Page 1, 8th May 1987

8th May 1987
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Ruling: Society's "indictment"

by Martin Newland LEADING Catholic figures expressed concern this week at the decision by the Law Lords to go ahead with the sterilisation of 17 year old Jeanette whose mental......

Bishops In S Africa: Election Is A Charade

ON THE eve of the general election, which they condemned as a "charade", the Southern African Catholic Bishops' Conference attacked the South African security forces for their......

Bishops Focus On The Family

NATIONAL and international topics came under consideration at the Low Week Meeting of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales last week. On the national scene the......

Ambrosiano Arrests: Heat On Marcinckus

by Desmond O'Grady in Rome TWENTY-five arrest warrants have been issued against functionaries of the Ambrosiano Bank whose collapse in 1982 was Italy's largest postwar bank......

Papal Tour Stirs W German Critics' Protest

THE POPE'S five day visit to West Germany drew to an ecumenical conclusion when John Paul II was joined by Protestant bishops at a service that brought more than 60,000 people......

Poverty Hits Britain's Children

ONE third of all British children are living in or on the margins of poverty. That is one of the findings of a disturbing report issued by the Child Poverty Action Group this......

Sanctuary Door Open

Catholics from all over the world have been declaring their support for Virag Mendis, the man who has been granted sanctuary in an Anglican church since last December following......

Petition To Reopen "bomb" Cases

A PETITION for justice in the cases of the "Birmingham Six", the "Guildford Four" and the "Maguire Seven" headed the list of resolutions passed by Pax Christi at its Annual......