CHRISTIAN AID activists carrying giant inflatable bananas lobbied EC Agricultural Ministers when they visited Cambridge last Sunday. They were highlighting the plight of Caribbean banana producers In the face of EC competition.
THE British Council of Churches, now relaunched as the Council of Churches for Britain and Ireland (CCBI), celebrated Its 50th anniversary last week as hundreds packed St John's church in Waterloo, London, to hear CCBI General Secretary the Rev John Reardon give praise for the "Important witness to Churches around the world" borne by the CCBI.
CARDINAL Basil Hume presented the award of the Knighthood of St Gregory to Len Matthews last week for his services to Catholic Education at a reception at Archbishop's House.
THE search is under way for Scotland's most welcoming church. Caithness Glass is asking parishioners to nominate worthy contenders for the title, based on the quality of welcome, the care of the building and facilities for visitors.
ROSEANNE Grant, the General Manager of the Scottish Catholk Observer, has been appointed a director of Catholic Herald Ltd. Roseanne will continue to be based in Glasgow.