[undated; unattributed] 4 columns Sub-heading: "Catholics and council shocked". "The re-organisation of Gorleston High School is back in the melting pot after the Bishop of Norwich rejected a plan for a joint church school." Some background to the project provided
The article begins: "The Bishop of East Anglia, the Rt Rev Alan Clark, last night warned planners of the controversial final stage of the city's inner ring road." Image: Bishop with headmistress (Sr Mary Cluderay) and pupils at the prizegiving at Notre Dame High School.
"For the third time in two months, the Pope has given permission for a former Anglican priest to be ordained as a Catholic priest." Comment from Peter Cornwall, one of the earlier priests referred to. Comment by the author on celibacy in the priesthood.
[undated] Article by Donald Hilton. "The reader's columns of the EDP have shown that some Protestants were not only unenthusiastic about the visit but were critical that any Free Church minister should be involved." Generally critical article about the stances of the Roman Catholic Church but considers Catholics to be sisters and brothers in Christ.
The article starts: " The Bishop of East Anglia today accused Neil Kinnock of putting his political credentials at risk by abusing Catholic beliefs." The bishop wants an apology from Mr Kinnock. Fr Dowsey accused the Labour leader of blasphemy and degrading Catholic teaching.
subhead: "'Immaculate misconception' jibe at Labour rally angers cardinal, bishops and Duke. Opposition leader expresses 'regret'" The use of Marian imagery to ridicule the Prime Minister earned condemnation from many.
Article about concern expressed by church leaders regarding horror stories about pensioners being attacked and robbed leading to mistrust within society. Fr Gary Dowsey is quoted saying that there are far more good and loving people who can be trusted than there are those with criminal intentions. Views echoed by other churchmen: Canon Buckingham, Bishop Alan Clark, Dr. John Wall.