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11/04/2006

Pope's message on death of Bishop Henderson

The Holy Father was saddened to learn of the death of the Most Reverend Charles Joseph Henderson, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Southwark.

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10/04/2006

Bishop Henderson

Rt. Rev. Charles Joseph Henderson , titular bishop of Tricala and auxiliary bishop in Southwark.

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31/03/2006

The First Anniversary of the Death of Pope John Paul II

Sunday, 2 April 2006, is the first anniversary of the death of Pope John Paul II.

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31/03/2006

Updated Mental Health Act must be fit for twenty-first century

Caritas this week called on government to ensure wide consultation following the decision to abandon its controversial Mental Health Bill.

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28/03/2006

Hospital chaplains call for co-operation from hospital authorities

Catholic Chaplains working in the National Health Service have issued an appeal to hospital authorities, asking for them to help them fulfil their duties by letting them know when patients are Catholic and wish for a pastoral visit.

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24/03/2006

Dominican appointed to first post in Catholic theology at Oxford University since the Reformation

The appointment of Rev Dr Aidan Nichols OP to the first lectureship in Catholic theology at Oxford University has been welcomed by Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Birmingham.

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21/03/2006

Wasting Water is Morally Unacceptable

The forum, which meets every three years, is an initiative of the World Water Council, an organization that aims to raise public awareness to questions concerning water resources and to favor participation and dialogue among the many sectors concerned in order to influence political decisions and achieve sustainable development.

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21/03/2006

Papal visit - response from the Holy See

The Secretariat of State of the Holy See has indicated to the Archbishop of Westminster that a papal visit to England and Wales will not be possible in 2007.

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13/03/2006

'Awesome' global response to MP3 prayer trial

A new initiative by the British Jesuits to offer commuters daily prayer sessions in MP3 format, as free downloads from the internet, has proved an instant success, not just in Britain but overseas as well.

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07/03/2006

Copca Director to Join Government Panel of Experts

The Secretary of State for Education has invited Eileen Shearer, director of the Catholic Office for Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults to be a member of an independent panel of experts on child protection.

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