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.
Description of the visit by Archbishop Barbarito to the region.
Use of laity for vital tasks because the diocese has too few priests. Bishop Clark called a special assembly to discuss the topic. Despite recent ordinations, there is going to be a shortfall of priests.
"Papal envoy Archbishop Luigi Barbarito brought with him the devotion of the Pope when he visited the Roman Catholic national shrine at Walsingham on Wednesday." Various individuals met the envoy when at the shrine.
[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.
[undated; unattributed] Walsingham held an all-night vigil timed with the meeting of Pope John Paull II and 150 leaders from all Christian denominations at Assisi, Italy. Fr Pat Clearly delivered a message from the Bishop, Alan Clark.
"Around 850 people joined the annual pilgrimage to Walsingham on Bank Holiday Monday, (6th May), despite cold and cloudy weather." (Article continues...). Images of pilgrims processing and a monstrance.