Page 1, 9th June 1995

9th June 1995
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Plans For New Thames Valley Diocese Unveiled

BY MURRAY WHITE PLANS FOR A NEW DIOCESE for the Thames Valley were revealed this week. The creation of the diocese, which would serve an estimated 90,000 Catholics in the......

Rome Clergy Troubles

BY VIVIANE HEWITT IN ROME A TOP SECRET meeting on the illicit sexual activities of priests and religious in Rome was held in the Pontifical Lateran University this week.......

Pope To Canonise Badouin

POPE JOHN PAUL 11 is said to have given his approval to plans to launch a cause for the beatification of the late Bedouin, King of the Belgians. The Vatican's Congregation for......

To Speak Of Bedouin, Who Abdicated For Two Days In

1990 to avoid signing a law lifting restriction on abortion, as the "pious king". He expressly asked to visit the king's tomb last weekend on his trip to Belgium and is thought......

Inside

TO MAKE AMENDS Rev George Austin , finds a thaw in the ecumenical frost in the new encyclical, page 5 WHAT'S NEW IN RE? the Here I Am debate is refuelled: exclusive reports,......

Sutch Good News At Downside

H E MAY BE BEST-KNOWN for being Princess Di's putative spiritual advisor, but Dom Anthony Sutch is also, as of this September, the new Headmaster of Downside, the all boys......

Inject Life Into Those Sermons, Fathers!

BY PIERS MCGRANDLE E VER WANTED TO shake off your dreary sermon voice? Do the congregation fall asleep as soon as you mount the pulpit? Never mind help could soon be at hand. A......

Bishops' Selection Row Fuelled By Swiss Scandal

PROGRESSIVE CAITIOLICS fear that the latest scandal to rock the Catholic Church, in which a bishop last week resigned because he made a woman pregnant, may be used to stop......

Herald Presents Torkington Lecture

T " IE CATHOLIC HERALD will sponsor a lecture by Inner Life" columnist David Torldngton on 23 June at St Etheldreda's Church, Ely Place, London EC1 at 6:30pm. The theme of the......