Page 4, 10th August 1990

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A Christian Party To Unite Europe

THE prime minister's call this week for a new Magna Carta granting basic human rights to citizens of all the European nations has once again called into question the kind of......

An Angel With A Normal, Earthy Side

IN his detailed and comprehensive biography of Cardinal Newman published last month by Darton Longman and Todd, Sheridan Gilley insists that his subject was "an angel with a......

The Tongues A-wagging

THIS year of grace has been a great one for 50 year nostalgia — the Battle of Britain. Churchill in command of the nation, the fall of France, the deliverance of Dunkirk. Yet......

Why Test When An Abortion Is Not An Option

NICHOLAS Dunne (August 3) states all parents hope for a safe pregnancy as do the medical profession, and there is a whole network of scans and tests to monitor the progress of......

Sterling The Army Work By Chaplains

CONTRARY to what Fr John Medcalf suggests (July 6) I as the mother of a young man in the armed forces would be horrified if all the Catholic chaplains returned to "civvy......

The Catholic Church's Role In Combatting Ira Violence

WE all know that the Holy Father abhors the evil of terrorism wherever it exists. How sad that it should take the murder of a nun to elicit public condolences and horror at the......

Seven Gifts For Mikhail

I AM not clear what thc precise point of Peter Hebblethwaite's reference to Mikhail Gorbachev's baptism was (August 3). He seemed to be mixing it up with some joke. But there is......

Pay The Laity

THE apology so humbly given by Bishop Mervyn Alexander of Clifton to the lay employees that his diocese had so badly mistreated (August 3) should not trick us into thinking that......

Opus Dei The Way For Me

AS one who joined Opus Dei while at university (July 27), I wish to testify to the great personal joy and happiness on discovering this way to live the Christian ideal.......

Current Evil Of Speciesism

CONGRATULATIONS on Bruce Kent's vigorous condemnation of battery egg production (July 27). The ministry's argument is as ludicrous as the remark made at the recent Church of......