TORONTO, November 26, 2003 ( – The Interim newspaper has offered the Father Ted Scholarship Program again this year “to encourage young people to learn about pro-life issues and to become actively involved in pro-life programs”.  The program offers three prizes with the recipients being determined by a committee, whose decision is final. There are three prizes of $1,000, $300 and $200 to be given to the first, second and third place winners.  Students must submit a typed original essay, postmarked no later than December 18, 2003, on the topic: “The challenge and reward of being pro-life in a secular society.” The length of the essay must be between 800 and 1000 words. Submissions must be postmarked no later than Dec. 18, 2003.  For more contest details and the application form see   See also a short biography of Fr. Ted


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