29th May 1992

29th May 1992
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Pope Warns Dr Carey: Women's Ordination A 'grave Obstacle'

Women priests stand in way of Church unity by Viviane Hewitt in Rome THE ordination of women remains a "grave obstacle" to reconciliation between Catholicism and the Church of......

Protest Over Delays In Pope John Xxiii Beatification

by our Rome correspondent AN official protest was lodged with the Vatican this week by an Italian Franciscan dismayed by the Vatican's failure to conclude the beatification......

Irish Say `let Clergy Marry'

A LARGE majority of Irish Catholics believe that priests should be allowed to marry, according to a survey conducted in the republic following the Bishop Casey affair. Almost......

Marriage Dilemma

by our Rome correspondent JUST two weeks after the resignation of Bishop Eamonn Casey of Galway over his admission that he has a 17-yearold son, Italian Church authorities have......

Cardinal Attacks Mafia Killing

IN A church packed with 5,000 mourners, the Archbishop of Palermo denounced this week the "hidden power" responsible for killing Italy's foremost anti-Mafia judge. Palermo's......

Crumbling Church Threatens Holy Well

by Murray White CATHOLICS arriving for the start of the pilgrimage season at Wales' oldest shrine next weekend would do well to mind their heads. St Winifred's Well is under......

New Hope As Talks Resume

THE ancient see of Antioch in Turkey will be the venue on June 17 for a new round of talks between the Vatican and the Orthodox Church. It will be the first meeting of the two......

Insme

FRIENDLY FIRE Desmond Albrow blasts coy terms in war, page 4 TEN YEARS ON: Five Catholics remember how the Pope's visit to Britain in 1982 marked their lives, page 5 HEAVENLY......

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Congo Cleric In Charge Of Poll

A CATHOLIC bishop who holds a senior post in his country's interim government has been appointed chief organiser of the forthcoming parliamentary elections in the Congo. Bishop......

Italian Missionary Murdered

AN Italian missionary has been murdered in the Philippines by unidentified gunmen. Fr Salvatore Carzedda, 49, was killed when two men on motorcycles drove past his car and......

Thai Hierarchy In Appeal For Peace

THAILAND's bishops this week called on Catholics to pray for a return of peace to the streets in the wake of violent clashes which this week forced the country's unelected prime......

Caribbean Religious Angry With Rome Over Attitude To Haiti

CHURCH leaders in the English, French and Dutch-speaking regions of the Caribbean have criticised the Vatican for its lack of support for democracy in Haiti. The major......

News In Brief

Nigeria fighting CHRISTIANS and Moslems set buildings alight in a third day of inter-communal fighting in Nigeria earlier this week. An estimated 100 people have died in the......

Us Church Challenged Over Its Racism

THE National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus has warned that the Rodney King "tragedy" which sparked the recent Los Angeles riots may be compounded by the "silence of religious......

`poor Not An Environmental Nuisance' Says Bishop On Eve...

by Timothy Elphick "WE want to see an end to pollution, we want clean air and to stop the poisoning of the soil but the people in the Third World must not be portrayed as an......

Building Cardinal Dies

CARDINAL Giovanni Colombo. who succeeded Giovanni Battista Montini in 1963 as Archbishop of Milan when the latter became Pope Paul VI. has died at the age of 89. Ordained a......

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Independent Report Marks Conclusion Of Three-year Inquiry...

Report revives prospects of NI schools funding shake-up by Angus Macdonald A MAJOR report from a Northern Ireland government advisory body released this week revives prospects......

Cardinal Daly Condemns Army For `indefensible' Attacks On...

by Murray White CARDINAL Cahal Daly has joined an angry row over the rule of the Parachute Regiment in Northern Ireland by condemning recent attacks by some of its troops on......

News In Brie

Spotlight on street kids CATHOLIC MP David Alton has raised the plight of Brazilian street children in the House of Commons on the eve of the prestigious Rio Earth Summit to be......

Eric Gill Discovery Could Raise £20,000 For Children's...

AN ALTAR carved by famed Catholic sculptor Eric Gill was discovered in a Coventry chapel and will be auctioned next week to raise funds for a children's charity. The altar,......

Brothers Sue Over Insurance

INSURERS have refused to pay the full cost of reinstating a Grade 1 listed Catholic mansion to its former glory after it was devastated by fire, the Christian Brothers are......

Church Accused Of Envisaging Weapons As 'semi-permanent'

CHURCH leadeis were accused this week of allowing nuclear arms to become a "semipermanent" feature of British military defence. In a strong attack on leading Catholics such as......

Groom's Hotel Suicide Tragedy

THE 22-year-old heir to a family fortune committed suicide after his marriage to a Catholic convert was allegedly condemned by his predominantly Hindu family. Dharam Hinduja,......

Bishops' Diaries

CELEBRATING Masses for special groups is always an important part of the bishops' diaries and this week is no exception. On Sunday Bishop Crispian Hollis of Portsmouth......

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Ecumenism

is still green NO matter what the outcome of the meeting between Dr Carey and John Paul II this week, four centuries of separation marked by such signposts as the 39 Articles,......

Oh Dan!

DAN Quayle, a man not famed Ibr sensitivy, has condemned a fictional female television journalist for having a baby out of wedlock.Mr Quayle told schoolchildren in California......

Children Are Not Pollutants

IT is regrettable that Archbishop Carey should by-pass the ARCIC procedure with the announcement that he is to raise the issue of contraception with the Holy Father directly.......

Echoes Of Orwell And '1984'

I NOTE (Catholic Herald, May 15), that the Vatican has put a block on any opinion which doubts the appropriateness of the forthcoming beatification of Mgr Josemaria Escriva de......

Poland And The Jesuits In Vilnius

THIS is just a footnote to Virginia Barton's review of Poets' Corner edited by Elizabeth Longford. Some time ago, I was delighted to read "Charterhouse Chronicle" on Vilnius,......

Does Prince Charles Forget The Eighth Commandment ?

DR Joyce Poole may be right, or may be wrong, when she writes (Catholic' Herald, May 8) that 80 per cent of European American Catholics reject the teaching of Humanae Vitae. Her......

Now That The Dust Has Settled, We Can See The Ec

HOW nice to read (Catholic Herald, May 15 and 22) about the EC from a Christian perspective, for once: the nationals' attention is as usual focused on the money aspect of......

Both Brawn And Brains In Church

MURRAY White's excellent "Church in Action" series comes at a time when the the thinking of the Church is under great scrutiny, and its many good actions have been over-looked.......

Businessmen Who Don't

leave their souls at home CAN business act in the socially responsible way that the Archbishop of Canterbury called for (Catholic Herald, May 15)? Dr Carey's call for business......

Bishop Casey Is Not The Only Sinner

I REFER to your article re "Bishop's falls has unleashed a furious debate over clerical celibacy" (Catholic Herald, May 22). As an ordinary layman can I put my thoughts simply......

No King Arthur, But Still The Holy Grail

MANY thanks to Brendan Walsh for his witty and perceptive article "The Holy Grail of Cosmology" (Catholic Herald, May I) As the science and religion debate gathers pace, it's......

Signature Query

A LETTERwas published by the Catholic Herald' in its May Is issue which was attributed to Miss Everild Feeny. Miss Feeny has alerted us that this letter was not written by her.......

Blasting Coy Talk Of War

DESMOND ALBROW "FRIENDLY fire" must he one of the most banal and misleading euphemisms of our age. There is nothing remotely friendly about a lethal missile exploding in our......

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Birdsong For A Special Ordination

Fr Kevin Foulkes, now parish priest of St Gilbert's, Eccles, recalls the day he was one of 12 men ordained by the Pope in Manchester's Heaton Park. THE night before I stayed......

Out And About For A Day

Sr Mary Immaculate of the Carmelite Community at Wood Hall, Yorkshire THE papal visit was an exciting event for lots of people, but for an enclosed community like ours there......

Pancakes, The Yard And Kate Adie

Mgr Kieran Conry was Secretary to Apostolic Pro-Nuncio Bruno Heim in 1982, and the Pope stayed two nights at the Nunciature BECAUSE of the Falklands War, the whole thing was......

Catenians, Knights And A Perfect Guest

Richard Last was the lay assistant to Mgr Ralph Brown, National Co-ordinator of the papal visit IT WAS a big moment in my personal life one of the most important, perhaps. At......

Dealing With The Press...

Fr Jim O'Keefe was press officer for the Pope's visit to York WHEN 230,000 people from all over the north of England crammed into the Knavesmire racecourse in York to renew......

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The Price Extracted By Catholicism

Antonia White: Diaries 1958 to 1979, edited by Susan Chitty (Constable, £19.95) Desmond Albrow FOR the novelist and writer Antonia White, Catholicism was both a bulwark against......

Which Of The Three Paths For Today's Religious?

Pilgrim's Notebook by David Fleming SM (Orbis Books, £6.95) Sr Miriam ODC RELIGIOUS life is in a state of crisis. Each order or congregation, community and individual is......

Christians On The Move

Faith and the Intifada: Palestinian Christian Voices edited by Naim Meek, Marc Ellis and Rosemary Radford Ruether (Orbis Books, £8.95) John Laffin NINETEEN Palestinians and......

Disturbing Church Music

In Tune with Heaven: the Report of the Archbishops' Commission on Church Music (Hodder & Stoughton, £8.50 now. £10 from August) by Patrick Russill TO THE casual observer,......

No More Tinkering With Old Ideas Preaching For Our Planet

by Hugh Montefiore (Mowbray, £6.99) Dancing to Armageddon by Martin Palmer (Aquarian Press, £7.99) Linda Jones WITH the Rio Earth Summit about to begin, these two books arc......

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Is Archbishop Carey Rocking The Boat?

Peter Hebblethwaite examines the reasons behind Dr George Carey's attack against Humanae Vitae and reflects on whether the criticisms mark the dawn of a new era in......

When It All Ends In Tears

A member of the Association of Separated and Divorced Catholics talks to Murray White C h rc h iii "Xction HOW MANY Catholics remember being taught as children that "marriage......

You, God And Your Neighbour

In his continuing series marking the Decade of Evangelisation, Fr Edmund Flood OSB examines our need to reawaken religion and argues that this should be an enterprise shared by......

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A Streetwise Priest-detective

B ROA DCA Sr , NEWS b■ Deborah Thomas FOR a guaranteed escape from the many problems which currently beset the priesthood from ex-Bishop Eamonn Casey in real life to Fr Derek in......

The Great Master With A Biblical Obsession

GALLERIES by Leigh Hatts A LTHOUGH the National Gallery's great Rembrandt Paintings exhibition closed Iasi weekend, many Rembrandt works are not only remaining in London but can......

Crowds Will Be Amazed, Kings Will Stand Speechless

SCRIPTURE NOTEBOOK by Fr John Wijngaards Acts 1, 1 , 11 Ephesians 1, 17-23 Luke 24, 46-53 TODAY'S readings are taken from the feast of the Ascension of the Lord. In the......

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Pain In The Second Childhood

Ronald Rolheiser HAVE you ever stood by the bed of someone dying of a terminal disease of old age and, in pain and anger, wondered why death sometimes works the way it does?......

Wey South To Help Peru

St Peter's Catholic Community Shoreham-by-Sea West Sussex . Dear Friends, NEXT weekend I plan to walk 40 miles from Guildford to Arundel. Instead of celebrating Pentecost with......

10 Catholic Herald. Friday, May 29th, 1992 Charterhouse...

Jacob wrestles with the angel Morris West THE sad affair of Bishop Eamonn Casey has made headlines here in Australia. (The editor of the Catholic Herald has invited me to make......