Parishioners from around the Diocese will converge on St John's Cathedral for a Mass of Thanksgiving for Bishop Clark's 49 years in the priesthood. Mention of his role as co-chair of the Anglican/Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC).
"Nearly 80 priests and 500 young people will join the Roman Catholic Bishop of East Anglia, Rt Rev Alan Clark, at St John's Cathedral, Norwich, on Monday, February 11th to celebrate his 40 years in the priesthood." Short biography of Bishop Alan Clark. Fr Philpot to give the address.
[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.
pg1: Celebration of the Centenary with Cardinal Hume; Programme pg2: Invitation for Press/Broadcasters to a reception at Cathedral House on 13 June 1984, Fr Harry Wace hosting pg3-5: "Cardinal Hume Joins in Norwich Centenary Celebrations"; description of personalities, events and programme
79,000 Catholics celebrate the tenth birthday of their diocese on Sunday 1 June. Provides a short history and some comments from Bishop Clark, the first Bishop of the new diocese. June will be a "month of festival" ending with a Mass of Thanksgiving attended by church leaders including the Bishop of Norwich, Rt Rev Peter Nott.
Pope John Paul II and Dr Runcie, Archbishop of Canterbury, will be at Assisi to pray for peace. Norwich Christian leaders will join in prayer on Saturday (25th) and Monday (27th). Service of praise to be held at Norwich Cathedral followed by a picnic; mediation and prayer at St Julian's church and the United Reform church; procession from St Peter Mancroft to Catholic Cathedral of St John the Baptist. Our Lady's Shrine - Walsingham holding an all-night vigil in the Slipper Chapel and the Reconciliation chapel.
pg1: an invitation to News Editors to attend at St John's Cathedral, Norwich, for the Celebration of the Diocese's Tenth Anniversary - includes a programme of the day's events pg2: description of the context of the anniversary plus a list of church leaders to be present. Collection money (expected to exceed £10m,000) will be given to Mr. Julian Filowski, director of CAFOD. St Thomas More Middle school and St John First school will provide musical entertainment.
pg1: press release: "Archbishop Barbarito, Apostolic Pro-Nuncio to Britain, begins a three-day tour of the Diocese of East Anglia on June 26th. The itinerary includes Norwich, Cambridge, Newmarket, and Walsingham. Outline description of the programme. pg 2: 3-day programme.
pg 1: Jesuits return to Norwich: UEA Chaplaincy, Parish Priest at Holy Apostles, West Earham pg 2: Jesuits (or Society of Jesus) [short history]; Jesuits in Norwich [short history] pg 3: biographies: Fr Christopher Dyckhoff SJ and Fr Bernard Taylor SJ
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.
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.