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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1971, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Solurday, September 25, 1971 Pope will be 74 on Sunday amid retirement rumors By PATRICK O'ICccfe VATICAN CITY (AP) Pope Paul will be 74 Sunday, one year short of the age at which some Vatican officials believe he may retire. Rumors that the Pope was considering retirement first cropped up in 19G7 when he paid homage to the rough-hewn cell south of Rome where Pope Ce- lesline of the 13th century spent his last years. Celesta has been the only Pope to resign. This year the rumors were reinforced when copies of the draft for a "fundamental law" of the Roman Catholic Church, ordered drawn up by Pope Paul, began circulating. The draft contains a clause stating that popes have the right to re- sign. Those who predict a papal re- tirement divide into two schools. Some say it will come when the Pope is 75, the age at which at which he has ruled that car- POPE PAUL W Pope Paul has asked that dioce- san bisliops offer their resigna- i tions. Others say at 80, the age clinals lose their privilege of vot- ing for a new pope and must re- sign any curia] office they hold. Michel Cardinal Pellegrino, archbishop of Turin, Italy, and a friend of Pope Paul, has been among those suggesting the pos- sibility that he would retire. REJECTS HUMOR But Rev. Francis X. Murphy, a Redemptorist priest in Home and a well-known writer on church affairs, scoffs at Hie no- tion. "P a u 1 's predecessors have worked hard up to a final illness and died he wrote early Uiis year. "Such is the fate that Pope Paul evidently sees for himself." Pope Paul's three predeces- sors died XXIII at 81 and Pius XI and Pms XII at 82. None was judged enfeebled even in his last years. But Pope Paul has been sub- ject to much pressure and frus- United Church repeats call for abortion law change TORONTO (CP) Thi United Church of Canada has repealed its call for an exten sive change in Canadian abor lid- Uvs in a booklet release! i' -y. The booklet, called Abortion, ea' r abolition of the hospital committee system, but stops short o. endorsing abortion on demand. It maintains thai "abortion under any circum- stances is a serious and moral is but in the final decision the woman involved must play a major role. The locg-range answer to the abortion problem, it says, contraception. The booklet con- tains a strong call for the church to exercise a "coura- geous witness" by declaring that birth control is "a Chris- tian duty" if a child is not wanted. It says "limiting access to abortion is an ineffective, im- mor." and socially disastrous way of maintaining standards of sexual n.crality." There is a need for adequate counselling of those who request CHRISTIAN SCIENCE 1203 4 AVE. S. SUNDAY "The TRUTH That HEALS" School Service "REALITY" WEDNESDAY Meeting READING ROOM Noon p.m. Open Tues., Thurs., Sat. abortion, it says, and asks min-1 view and that of the Roman ......Catholic Church may not be as isters to assess honestly their own attitudes. Clergymen ada- mantly opposed to abortion are advised lo steer clear of coun- selling in [tint area. PUSHES SEX EDUCATION The United Church comes out strongly in favor of the wide- spread distribution of birth-con- trol information, sex education in the schools, and provision for those who quest it. Voluntary sterilization should bp considered by couples who have completed their families, it says, but it rejects abortion as "a morally defensible gen- eral form of birth control." Also rejected is the traditional Catholic view that the fetus from the moment of conception is R human being. Rather, the early fptus is viewed as being a potential human being. It can- not simply be regarded as "a part of the mother's body like a r' cr a kidney." The booklet comes during the same week the Catholic Women's League holds its an- nual meeting in Regina. The league has called for let from Canadian women tn oppose legalized abortion. The United Church savs its irreconcilable as they appear. "Our assertion that em- bryonic human life has value, and that abortion thus is always a moral issue, provides some point of contact with traditional Roman Catholic thought." tration in his eight-year reign, repeatedly criticizing those who disobey his ban on artificial birth control, priests who doff their collars lo marry, blood- shed from war and revolution pd what he views as a wave of immorality sweeping the world. Next week he faces another trying showdown at the ihird World Synod of bishops. A num- ber of bishops and thousands of priests seem determined to push for an end to the Homar. Catho- lic Church's 15-century tradition of celibacy for priests of the Latin, or Wester, rite. They want priests to have an option to Pope Paul has vigorously opposed at every turn. Lakeview Mennomte Brethren Church U09-29lh Street So. H. P. NIKKEt, Co-ordlnalor Ph. 345-3333 School Service presents musical program Old Testament curse comes irom skies LONDON (AP) Heath- row Arport officials went scurrying for their Bibles today when an RAF pilot brought down an Old Testa- ment curse from the mid- Atlantic skies. The VC-10 pilot was on a planned non-stop flight from Newfoundland to London when he was asked to stop in Keflavik, Iceland, to pick up equipment. "Deuteronomy, Chapter 27, Verse the pilot ra- dioed back. Airport thumbs flicked through the pages and got th e m e s s a g e: "Cursed be he that maketh the blind lo wander out of the way." jon Father, son build religious empire BEREAN CHRISTADELPHIANS 633 7th St. South of Bread School PARADISE OF GOD" Win. Blacker Wednesday, Class A Nearly Welcome AwaiU You Herel Lethbridge Christian Reformed Church Invites you to listen to the Back to God Hour Radio broad- cast, heard every Sunday at p.m. over CHEC. Hear (he dynamic radio minister Rev. Joel Nederhood as he deals with today's problems in the light of the authoritative Scriptures. Ht addresses you Local services every Sunday at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tha church is located at 1807 2nd Ave. 'A' North YOU ARE INVITED JAPANESE UNITED CHURCH iilh AVENUE ond 91h STREET NORTH Pailon W. E. HARMS Joined Japanese language service at p.m. In Taber English Service and Sunday School al a.m. THE COMMUNITY IS WELCOME! NORBRIDGE COMMUNITY CHURCH M02 8 Ave. N. The Evangelical Church In Canada PASTORS: N. W. HEEBNER O. PAHL School Service "HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL" Fellowship Bring Meaning and Satisfaction into your life, by attending Church Sunday CHURCH OF CHRIST 2720 21st Ave. S. SUNDAY Study Service Service WEDNESDAY Study NORMAN FISK, EVANGELIST Phone 328-5781 St. Andrew's Written for CP By LESLIE K. TARE TORONTO (CP) Thou- CENTRAl CHURCH OF CHRIST 425 11 in SI. 5. Mr. D. Maisey, Organist J. R. CHAPMAN, Mimsler Family Service a.m. (Worship service for adults S.S. Classes for Children) EVERYBODY WELCOME CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE SALVATION HEALING MIRACLES Pastor: Rev. T. W. Roycroft Corner Jlh Ave. and 13th St. S. Service Servics a 100-walt radio station in Eu- gene, Ore., he has watched a1 religious empire develop. Today the Armstrongs: sands of Canadians each day broadcast daily over nearly 300 Canadian and American radio stations and in several languages around the world. A weekly telecast is beamed over 20 Canadian channels and more American channels. Countless thousands of Cana- dians receive the monthly 48- listen lo an unusual half-hour radio program, The World To- morrow. The broadcast, heard daily on 40 stations across the country, features Herbert W. Armstrong and his son, Gar- ner Ted Armstrong, the two leading lights in their own Ra- page slick, multi-color maga- zine, Plain Truth, which has a world circulation of more than two million. And the movement operates three liberal arts col- leges in California, Texas and j England. CalffTwith'a Canadian I Th' to an Vancouver I oufslder. .appears to be a selec- rlio Church of God. The Radio Church of God is not named in any Canadian or American yearbook of denom- inations nor is it listed in city or telephone directories. Its headquarters are in Pasadena, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 1818 5th Avenue South MINI5TER-THE REVEREND t. D. HANKINSON, B.A. ORGANIST-MR. W. VANDER KOOY TRANSPLANTS" DOCTRINE OF CHRIST" Church School: Classes at a.m. Nursery and kindergarten during church hour. In the 37 years since Her bert W. Armstrong made his first half-hour broadcast ove WOHMMAMC FACTS [Church of the Nazarene 9lh Ave. and I6lh Si. S. -Phone REV. R. G. DEASIEY, Minisler Res. 327-4786 SUNDAY SERVICES School Worship Mid Week Services As Usual A Friendly Welcome Awaits You The Taj Mahal is a mau- soleum made of white mar- We and iniaid with, semi- precious of tha most beautiful buildings in Ihe world. The World Al- manac says that the me- morial was erected by Emperor Shah Jahan after the death of his favorite) wife. Located in Agra, In- dia, the edifice took more than men 22 years to complete. CopyrleM01971, NowaiiapiT Enterprise Aflsn. liance CHURCH 1202 3rd Avenue S. A. DANIEL GOLDSMITH Minister a.m.-FAMILY SUNDAY SCHOOL a.m.-MORNING SERVICE p.m.-EVENING SERVICE DIAL-A-THOT 327-4581 Bible Baptist Church Tho ALL floliovlno ALL Bible Teaching ALL Bpblo Preaching Church CIVIC SPORTS CENTRE (All-Purpose Room) 420 ]1 St. Soulh Sunday a.m. Morning a.m. Evening p.m. EVERYONE WELCOME An Independent Pro Millennial Soul-Winning New Toitament Baptist Church K. D. OLDFIELD, Poslor PHONE 328-6178 live combination of a lew be- liefs of Seventh Day Adventists, British Israelites, Jehovah's Witnesses, and Mormons. The founder of the Radio Church of God seems to have' welded them together (o form a distinc- tive and marketable product. Lutherans send in aid WINNIPEG (CP) The Ca- nadian Lutheran World Relief has announced that has been sent to the Lutheran World Federation in Geneva, Switzerland. lor its program to assist East Pakistan refugees. A grant had been sent to the organization earlier this year. "Baptist Church 716 23rd Street North N. CARLSON, PASTOP Worship Worship NEW CATHOLIC CHIEF Most Ilcv. William Power, Ilishop of Antigonisli, N.S., lias hcon elected president of the Canadian Catholic Confer- ence at its meeting In Ed- inonlon this week in prcpara- tinn lor the Synod In Rome hrginninR Sept. Marriage limited Henogamy as practiced in some parts of India permits I only one mcmlwr of the family' lo marry as n way of keeping property inlact and limiting the number of heirs. LETHBRIDGE PENTECOSTAL TABERNACLE REV. W. J. GAMBLE, PASTOR 7lh Street South REV. RUDY MANIK, Youth Minister Home of the Sunshine Evangel Hoar Listen every Sunday Over CJOC 1220 K.C. School With Classes for all ages Worship Service NECESSITY OF CONVERSION" of Evangelism SOVEREIGNTY OF GOD AND THE PRESENT DAY" Wed. and Bible Study in the home of Mrs. Esther Vik, 530-7th St. S. Friday, Ambassador's Youth Service Prayer for the sick upon A HEARTY INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO YOU AND A WARM WELCOME AWAITS YOU EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH Uln AVI. and Mayor Magralh Drive Phone 337-611} Pailon REV. H. J. JOST Christian Education Horn' Worship "LESSONS FROM LAMENTATIONS" Ronald Allen from Vancouver Special World Vision Film A CORDIAL INVITATION TO ALL! FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 1614 5th Avenue South Minister, REV. G. R. EASTER, B.A, B.Th. Orgonisl, MR. A. K. RUTLAND School for all ages LIFE CHANGING CONCERNS OF TFSUS" OR (Continuing Series on 1 Samuel) p.m. Prayer Service EVERYONE WELCOME Lutheran Churches CHRIST TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH 416 12th Street South Phong 327-0709 PASTOR HAROLD MARTIN School Service IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Corner 6th Avenue and 18th Street S. Minliler W. F. Schoepp-Phon. 327-4336 Office. 328-6987 Ret. School and Bible Class Worship with Communion Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd ELCC llth Avenue and 24lh Street South PASTOR ALBERT OLSON School Service Communion First Sunday of Each Monlh LliXn le the Hour-Sunday a.m. CFAC Calgary QD THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CANADA SAINT AUGUSTINE'S Rector: Rev. R. L. Crisfield, B.A., B.D. Associate Rev. E. R. Doyle, B.A., 1.1 .H Organist and Choir Director Mr. Edward Greenwood L.T.C.l. HARVEST FESTIVAL SERVICES 8.00 Holy Communion Holy Communion Morning Prayer, Senior and St. Monica's Choirs (Nursery Provided) All departments of Church School Junior and Senior Sunday School Relating Field Trip to the Book of Genesis. MIDWEEK SERVICES Thursday, September Holy Communion ST. MARY THE VIRGEN 0nd T RECTOR: The Reverend Canon Robeii W. Cowan, B-A., I.Th. _m _ ____ ____ HARVEST THANKSGIVING Mattins a.m. Holy Eucharist Church School Nursery in Parish Hall Sung Eucharist Evensong Michael, Friday, Saturday, 7.30 for Parish Communion THE UNITED CHURCH OF CANADA A UNION OF PRESBYTERIAN, METHODIST AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCHES Moderator: DR. A B. B. MOORE, Toronto President of Conference: REV. R. J. THOMSON, Calgory Chairman of Presbytery: REV. KEN JORDAN, Pincher Creek SOUTHMINSTER 4lh Ave. and llth St. S. MINISTERS: R. W. K. EttlOTT REV. A. T. KING Musical Director: Mr. W. M. Woolhouse Organist Emeritus: Mr. A. K. Pulland SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1971 Worship Music Senior Choir "GLORIOUS IS THY NAME" Mozart; "KING OF GLORY, KING OF PEACE" Davies School in nil departments. Nursery Services Available McKILLOP UNITED CHURCH Serving Southeast lethbrldga from ISlli Ave. and 24th St. S. Minister: Rev. t. Brian Jones. M.A.. B.D. Choir Director: Mr. H. Van Eqleren Organist. MRS. C. GREENE SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1971 a.m.-Meditation: "THE DIVINE PRODIGAL" Service of Holy Communion CHRISTIAN EDUCATION and Intermediate Dcpt. (8 lo 14 and Primary (to 7 FIRST UNITED CHURCH Corner of 5lh Avenue and 13th Street Horth Mlnlilen REV. R. E. (Ted) ESKDALE Director of Muilc-MRS. DOROTHY CLOCK A1CM, RMT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1971 DIVINE WORSHIP al a.m. Sermon Tille: "THE MOVIE wasn'l us good as the Mr. Esltdale preaching ALL SUNDAY SCHOOL SESSIONS WILL BE HELD AT A.M. EVERY WEEK. "A CITY CHURCH, WITH A RURAL WELCOME" ;