Given by Fr Dowsey: The assistant priest at Newmarket is now on indefinite leave from the diocese after discussions with Bishop Clark. manuscript annotation: "Statement issued for the 'News of the World' (Wed April 17 1985)"
The news release is a statement from Bishop Clark in "response to the decision by Rt Re Peter Nott, Bishop of Norwich, not to proceed with the setting up of an Inter-Church High School in Gorleston". pg1: Bp Clark statement/press release pg2: Copy of Bp Nott statement withdrawing from the joint project
Being discredited by the Bishop for a love of the same Mass that the Bishop professes. Repudiate charge of being disobedient as he is following his conscience. Challenges the four area covered by the Bishop's secretary (Fr Morgan). Ludicrous allegation that Fr Baker's ministry is harmful - much support, sympathy and encouragement received. Will continue to offer Mass in Downham Market.
An article by Fr Bruckberger OP which appeared in the Daily Figaro on January 24 1975 has been translated into English by Owen Roberts. "Do they take us for Idiots?" - prohibition of one rite, one liturgy, one manner of saying Mass (Mass of St Pius V). Paul VI Mass is authorised not imposed. A perpetual indult exists for the Mass of Pope St Pius V. It concludes with "Let them leave us to worship in a thousand years old rite..."