Bishop Clark is travelling, with Fr Philpot, to Bolivia to visit one of his priests, Fr John Drury. Fr Drury has been in South America for 5 years and the last 12 months have been spent in the foothills of the Andes. He returns to East Anglia in the Autumn and has sent an open letter to all those in the diocese who have helped him with the prayers and alms.
Article; 2 columns; 3 images - "Roman Catholic Bishop Alan Clark is back from his expedition to South America..." Mentions in the article include: witnessing a terrorist bomb attack in Lima; baptism of a sick child; visits to settlements; aid sent by the Catholics of the diocese; Bp Clark's passion for Christian unity.
Image of Bishop Clark with Bishop Escaler of the Philippines visiting Norfolk on the 25th anniversary of CAFOD. Said Mass at St John the Baptist, preached at Thetford, held a question and answer session.
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.