Page 3, 8th May 1987

8th May 1987
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Whose Right To Life Is It, Anyway?

SOME PARENTS, doctors and social workers might believe that they themselves should be able to decide whether or not to sterilise a mentally handicapped teenager who is under......

Manchester Spuc

Nearly a dozen SPUC members from Manchester fasted for 24 hours last week to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the implementation of the Abortion Act. It was described by the......

Hospice Opened

Last Wednesday, Bishop John Crowley of Central London opened a new Social Centre in the annex of Catherine McAuley Ward at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth.......

Mobile Classroom

A Catholic Primary school in Nottingham has been equipped with a mobile classroom paid for by parents and governors to combat the overcrowding problem in the school. The cost......

Peace Nun

Sr Marie Ludden was convicted last week of causing criminal damage during an Ash Wednesday demonstration against nuclear weapons. She drew crosses in charcoal on a defence......

Family Planning

A course designed for those wishing to teach natural family planning will begin in October at 61, East End Road, East Finchley, in London. The course lasts for a year and......

Hard Times

Tonight is the last chance to see the musical production of "Hard Times", as performed by the St Anselm's parish youth group in Tooting Bec, London.......

Alcohol Abuse

EDWINA CURRIE met with representatives of Action on Alcohol Abuse last week to discuss the possibility of a Royal Commission being set up to deal with the nation's drink......

Building Society

THE CATHOLIC Building Society has reported that gross savings in 1986 were over 50 per cent higher than in 1985. This increase has enabled homeloans to be increased by more than......

Mother's Meetings Prove Fruitful

PRAYERS were read by Bishop Cleary at the AGM of the Union of Catholic Mothers in the Archdiocese of Birmingham, held on April 27 in the Grand Hotel, Birmingham and attended by......

Christian Aid Week

by Martina Crowley CHRISTIAN Aid launches its main fundraising week on Monday. "More power to the poor" is the theme of this fundraising initiative which has as its main aim the......

Britain's Hands Link In Support

CARDINAL Hume and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Robert Runcie were among the national leaders who gave public support to the human chain that spread across Britain last......

Bishops Support Marathon

THE Catholic Bishops Conference, of England and Wales last week gave their official support to the "Walk for the World" project organised by the nation's major relief......

Sparks Fly At March

ANGRY protests from opponents of the St Albans Life Group disrupted a silent, candle lit march on April 26. The march was to herald Life's "20 Years On Campaign", which marks......

Jesuit Appointed

A new superior of the British Province of the Society of Jesus was appointed last week. Fr Michael Campbell-Johnston, who has worked as co-ordinator of the Jesuit Refugee......

Mary's Role Discussed

by William Burridge, WF The Ecumenical Society of the Blessed Virgin Mary held a special conference at Hengrave Hall Centre, Suffolk last weekend to go into the various......