[undated; unattributed] image: a procession from Notre Dame School in Surrey Street, Norwich text: National Youth Sunday celebrated around England and Wales. In the diocese of East Anglia, Bishop Clark watched presentations by 400 youngsters at Notre Dame High School, Norwich; Bishop Emery of Portsmouth addressed 400 people at Portsmouth Cathedral.
[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.
[undated; unattributed] Description of the day of prayer, starting and finishing at the two cathedrals in Norwich. Two pupils will meet the pope as representatives of the Catholic Diocese of East Anglia.
Item demanding the real reason for the removal of Fr Oswald Baker be made known by the Bishop Alan Clark of Northampton. Addresses the use of the Tridentine Rite (in use for centuries) which Vatican II has overturned. Defends Fr Baker as an example of unity, veneration and holiness. signature block: Joseph Harley - Dell Cottage, Chideock, Bridport, Dorset manuscript note: "For your Lordship's information, [signed] illegible"
An article by Fr Bryan Houghton "This article is not written to prolong the needless controversy but to bring out the real issue which lies behind the differences between Father Baker and his Bishop...."
page1: Christmas, Nativity scene and text page 2: Editorial page 3: Image of Fr Oswald Baker ("DT Picture") - advertisement for recording of All saints Day Mass at Downham Market page 4/5: "No 'Sack' for this 'Rebel priest'" - 3 images of a Catholic priest concelibrating mass with an Episcopal priest (Sister) Page 6-8: "Reply to Bishop Grant" - " I have received a copy of your letters dated 26 November and 6 December, concerning Downham Market..." signed L Hurst
page1: "Midsummer- madness in Westminster Cathedral" (image from The Universe, Friday 25 July 1975) page 2/3: "Pentecostal Movement" - apparent adoption by Rome of charismatic behaviour page 3: "The Church in America" - a report from a supporter page 4/5: "On cathedral sanctuary children dance song of praise (3 images) - "When the annual miracle occurs, and some enquiring Catholic gets an answer from his Bishop, he is usually told 'We must accept the New mass' in order to please the 'Holy Father'. But which is the new Mass? Is it Dance, Mime,Charismatic, Circus, Latin, Luton, ..." Page 6: "The Pope a heretic? The conservative revolt" Sydney Morning Herald 9 May 1975 Page 7/8: "The miraculous cure of Sister Gerard du Calvaire"
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.
Signature illegible; address: Rue St Dominique, Flavigny; 4 August 1976. Text is about Le Père Barbara ("brillant et dynamique prêtre "sédévacantiste" français, décédé maintenant") arranging an event at Econe, Switzerland. The author is encouraging the reader ("Cher Confrere") to attend the event and support Archbishop Lefebvre. Specifically they do not support the "new Mass" and prefer to stay with the traditional Latin Rite. Ends with a request to let young people know about an event being planned at Lacordaire France, from 4 to 5 September.
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..."
[undated; no attribution] Bishop Clark will donate proceeds from the special collections to CAFOD as a gift to the "world of the young and developing churches". In a talk to East Anglia priests Mgr Vincent Nichols, general secretary of the Bishops Conference of England and Wales, urged priests to work with the poor in the inner cities and not jet off around the world - work with the poor to share in poverty.
Presumable produced as an educational document. A commentary, with examples from the media, of a media story relating to Bishop Roderick Wright (d. 2005) of Argyll and the Isles. The story was triggered by his disappearance at the same time as a woman from his parish. The media followed the story relating it to clerical celibacy in the Catholic Church and produced a number of headlines and cartoons.
[undated; unattributed] reporting on the new blueprint for the church in the region. 160 strong pastoral council established to implement the 5 year plan. The 80,000 strong diocese could grow by 30,000 in the next 10 years.