THE Department of Health's appeal to the House of Lords against an appeal court ruling in a case brought by Mrs Victoria Gillick will start on June 24. The Appeal Court ruled in favour of Mrs Gillick that a DHSS circular advising doctors that they could give contraceptives to girls under 16 without their parents' consent was unlawful.
THE Catholic Renewal Movement will hold a study day on the theme of "Renewal Now" at the Catholic University Chaplaincy in Gower Street, London WCI, on May 113. Speakers will include Mgr Bruce Kent and Canon Ivor SmithCameron.
DR ROBERT Runcie, the Archbishop of Canterbury, last week presented a gold award to composer Andrew LloydWebber and his wife Sarah Brightman for their charttopping version of the Latin Requiem, which has already sold over 100,000 copies.
THE Catholic Building Society, in its accounts for 1984, has announced that investors' receipts were 37 per cent higher than in 1983. Loans to home buyers on low incomes of £.6,000 per annum or less were at twice the national average for all building societies.