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Bishop Butler to Bishop Clark: Irregular marriages; draft Marriage document

Meetings of the Working Party on the Pastoral aspect of irregular marriages. Going to see Derek Worlock in Liverpool but should have done his homework for the meeting in 3rd week of October.
Wrote to David Norris to criticise two statements in the draft Canon Law document on Marriage - must not use the word "murder" for abortion - guess what the other point was!

Butler, Basil Edward Christopher Rev OSB (1902-1986)

Cardinal Hume: Statement on 1967 Abortion Act reform

Cardinal Hume & Cardinal Gray (St Andrews and Edinburgh) issued a joint statement.
Sad that resolutions to support 1967 Abortion Act reform were accepted by the TUC and Labour Party Conference. This law runs contrary to the Preamble of the UN Declaration on the Rights of the Child which was adopted on 20 November 1959. Members of the TUC and the Labour party "... experience, however, a tension between that loyalty and what they recognise to be the law of God on the sanctity of life ... moral issues should be left to the individual conscience."

Hume, George Basil Rev (1923-1999)

Fr Kerby to Bishop: Advice on a confessional matter; booked St Ives Corn Exchange for reception following ordination

70+ lady wishes to be absolved and to receive Holy Communion - this Fr Kerby has done in view of "gnadenreiche Zeit" of Christmas. He hopes he has done right in the light of an earlier approval by the Bishop for a similar situation. Fr Kerby asks whether he is right that we are authorised to absolve abortion since it is no longer one of the reserved sins in the New Code. Jonathan Salt's diaconate ordination in Innsbruck, where the ordination will be in Cambridge. Fr Kerby has booked the St Ives Corn Exchange as Salt requested for the reception (on 20 July).

Kerby, Raymond Rev (?-2009)