Fr Vaclay Maly, a Czechoslovak priest who was formerly a Charter 77 spokesman on human rights, is coming under increasing pressure from the police to emigrate, according to reports reaching Keston College, the English centre which monitors the welfare of religion in communist countries. Under recent interrogation, he has lost most of his teeth and had his jaw broken. He fears he will be killed if he does not emigrate.
THE GOVERNMENT has "a duty to provide work" because people have the right to work, according to Fr Francis Kennedy, an Industrial chaplain from Glasgow and a lecturer at St Peter's College, Newlands. Fr Kennedy was speaking at a "One World Week" study session at Leicester on Saturday.
BISHOP James McGuinness. of Nottingham, recently concelebrated Mass at the Mother of God parish, Leicester, in celebration of the silver jubilee of the parish. Also present at the Mass were an Anglican and a Methodist Minister.
A little peace
A PEACE Weekend for Young People will be held at Maryvale Pastoral Centre, Bramley • Guildford from November 19 to 21. Peace in Northern Ireland and Peace in the Family will be among the Special Themes.
THE Corry meela Singers, attached to the peace-seeking Corrymeela Community, have issued a new record of peace songs, including one based on Mother Teresa of Calcutta's words, "We must love until it hurts."
BISHOP Charles Henderson, Auxiliary Bishop of Southwark and Area Bishop for South-East Metropolitan London, was one of the guests of honour at the thirteenth annual dinner of the Indian Christian Organization, London, held in the Mahatma Gandhi Hall, London, on Saturday, October 9.