THE APPEAL launched in last week's Herald by Norman St John Stevas for the night school in Sao Paolo run by the Holy Ghost Fathers partly to enable young men to gain a qualification and partly to work towards easing "the degradation of the favelas" there has in two days netted £226.
TALK OF repatriating people who had lived in Britain sometimes fo:. more than two generations was a "Dangerous fantasy", Dr Robert Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, said at the annual meeting of Birmingham Community. Relations Council in Birmingham. Britain was inescapably a multi-racial country and the choice was between working to make this fact a matter for pride and celebration or drifting into a situation where it was one for lament and despair, Dr Runcie said.
CATHOLICS and Anglicans are to build a shared church at Hough Green, near Liverpool, in an area of rapidly rising population. The Anglicans wished to provide a church to serve the area and the Catholics wanted to replace the present St Basil's Church. Both are now raising money for the project under which the Anglican church will own and pay for the vestry and vicarage and the Catholic Church will own and pay for the church. The use of the church will be shared. with services held separately.
MR TOM BURNS has retired as Editor of The Tablet after 15 years. Mr John Wilkins takes over with tomorrow's issue.
A FORMER member of the choir at Clifton Cathedral, Bristol, 29-year-old Deacon Raymond Matus, was ordained as a priest last month.