Page 14, 11th June 1982

11th June 1982
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Prayers For Peace Still Needed

THE POPE'S visit to Argentina was closely followed by a dramatic message to the Vatican from President Galtieri. It spoke of the hope for peace. The world would be unfair if it......

Divisions On Unity Question

IT IS REMARKABLE that Dom Alberic Stacpole who is from the little I know of him, uncompromisingly committed to the Church's teaching down to the smallest point, should be almost......

Task Forces Of Beehive-busy Nuns

Thinking aloud THE INS I I UTE of the Blessed Virgin Mary is one of the Church's most successful and respected communities of nuns in nursing, educational and other fields. Its......

The Challenge Of A Just Peace

IT STRIKES me as important that people should not be led into believing (pace Fr Brian McKevitt, June 11) that Pope John Paul was making a snap repudiation of the just war......

Points

POPE John Paul, echoing the words of Pope Paul VI, said at the United Nations, "No more war— never again!" How then could he visit a country which is fighting and killing......

Reading Between The Papal Lines On The Blessed Virgin And...

THE REV John Richards has made an important point in your June 4 issue and deserves heartfelt thanks for it. Of course all reasonably instructed Catholics know that the Pope......

Being A Christian Implies Ecumenism

IT IS not so long ago that the Catholic Church's vision of a united Christian church seemed to be limited to the call to "submit to Rome". Peter Bolwell, June 11, may not be......

Repressionist Regimes And Juntas

I HAVE JUST seen the film Missing, the story of the young American, Charles Horman, who "disappeared" and was shot by the military in Chile in 1973. I am saddened that your......

Principles Of Pacifism

I WAS present at the Memorial Service for HMS Sheffield in Sheffield Cathedral, and spoke to some of the relatives. It was a most moving experience. I served in HM Forces in the......

Beauty And Meaning Of The Liturgy

UNDER THE heading What the visit meant to me, June 11 I was pleased to see a note from Archbishop Bowen regarding the fact that at the start of each Mass, the Holy Father......

Time Ripe For Pax Christi

READERS could respond to the Holy Father's appeal for peace by getting involved in the work of the International Catholic Peace Movement, Pax Christi? For a copy of our annual......

A Taxing Problem For 'ban The Bombers'

IN YOUR edition of May 21 mention is made twice of the American Archbishop who refused to pay the military • -taxes. - Is there a legal way in this country whereby citizens may......

Dangers Of Pretence

YOUR REPORT, June II, that the Methodist Conference is shortly to debate whether homosexuality should be a bar to the Christian ministry prompts thequestion whether this same......