MGR HENRY Thompson has been appointed Provost of the Leeds Cathedral Chapter, and two new Vicars General, Canon John Murphy and Mgr Peter McGuire have been named. The appointments result from Mgr Kevin O'Brien's promotion to Auxiliary Bishop of Middlesbrough. Mgr Bryan Sharp and Fr Harold Parker have become Canons of the Chapter.
ACTOR Christopher Reeve, who played Superman on the screen, plays the part of a cardinal in his latest film. Mon.sigtwre. which is presently being filmed in Rome.
"TEACHING the Incarnation" was the theme of this year's annual conference of the .Association ssociation of Former Students on November 14. The examine some aim was to e theological issues and look at the implications for religious education.
BISHOP James O'Brien, Pre.sident of the Justice and Peace Commission, celebrated Mass on December 2 to mark the first anniversary of the murder in El Salvador of three American Catholic nuns and a lay worker last year. The event. at St Aloysius church, Phoenix Road, London, was sponsored by -CAFOD, the Justice and Peace Commission, Pax Christi and CIIR.
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launched campaign on Tuesday to expose and halt governments of the use by govern "disappearances" as a means of eliminating suspected opponents. To launch the campaign they held a walk to the Afghanistan Embassy.