Page 1, 9th June 1972

9th June 1972
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Early Entry To World Council `unrealistic'

FROM MICHAEL WILSON IN VATICAN CITY T HE Catholic Church has decided to delay asking for possible membership in the World Council of Churches until 1975 at the earliest. The......

New Tax Will Hit Churches

BY A STAFF REPORTER at. LL the Christian churches in Britain have asked the Government to amend its Value Added Tax proposals, which could cost the denominations about £1.25......

Housing Aid Expertise For Social Welfare Commission

BY A STAFF REPORTER BISHOPS will be much bet ter advised on the critical housing problem following the appointment this week of Fr. Paul Byrne, 0.M.I., director of Catholic......

`senseless Atrocious Crime'

P OPE PAUL condemned as a "senseless and atrocious crime" last week's killing of 26 travellers at Tel Aviv airport by three Japanese working for Arab guerrillas. He deplored the......

Bishop Stays In Besieged Kontum

BY A STAFF REPORTER THE Catholic Bishop of Kontum, the South Vietnamese city which is now totally surrounded by North Vietnamese forces, has announced his decision to stay in......

`no Go' Areas Deadline For Mr Whitelaw

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT IN BELFAST T IME — now precious in Northern Ireland politics — is running out for Mr. William Whitelaw, t h e supremo struggling to bring a divided......

F.p.a. Youth Plan 'misguided' By A Staff Reporter T He...

Planning Association's decision to send 100 teenage volunteers to youth centres in Islington, London, to talk about contraception and pregnancy testing met sharp Catholic......

Mbe For Prison Organist

M R. BERNARD PAYNE, organist at the Catholic Chapel at Winson Green Prison, Birmingham, for 50 years, received the M.S.E. in the Queen's Birthday Honours announced last week.......