LION skins instead of flowers to decorate an altar? Not appealing to European Catholics, but in Africa Catholics do express their liturgy in this way.
And to give Westernised Catholics a better appreciation of other cultures a conference is heini held at the Rigby Stuart Training College from April 5 to 12.
The th2nie of the conference, which will be attended by more than 100 overseas students, is "Church and Us."
Among the speakers will be Fr. Guy Verhaegen, a Congo-based Jesuit at present studying at the London School of Economics, Fr. Paul Crane, Si. and Mr. Hugh Kay. It is hoped that Mrs. Shirley Williams, M.P. will also address the conference, which Fr. Alfred Florio. National Catholic Overseas chaalaln says "is bound to be lively".
Students drawn from study centres all over Europe will be discussing the impact of the Church in the fields of culture, education and
The conference is being organised by the Catholics Overseas chaplaincy in conjunction with O.S.C.O., the official body for non-European Catholics, studying in Europe.