Page 4, 12th August 1988

12th August 1988
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More Lessons From Lambeth

THE Lambeth Conference, despite its lamentable inconsistency over its resolution regarding "armed struggle" and concomitant condemnation of violence in Northern Ireland, ended......

Beriatting From The Bra-burning Brigade

Virginia Barton HEAVEN forbid I should be accused of lacking in spunk. If 1 don't address myself to the flavour of the month, shouts of "chicken" or "ostrich" may well ruffle......

A Rude Shock For All In Wake Of Humanae Vitae

I AM eighty years old and I have six lovely children and 17 grandchildren. I was not a Catholic when I married, but neither my husband nor I were in favour of birth control (he......

Forgotten Saint

ON reading the very recent book with new material, about St Philomena called Powerful with God (the first book was published in 1953), I am still filled with surprise that the......

Being Fair To Women And To The National Board

THE first thing I look for in my weekly Catholic Herald is John Ryan's cartoon. Christians have to learn to take themselves less seriously, and John Ryan has long been a......

Proof Of The Shroud Is In The Carbon Dating

THE experts investigating the authenticity of the Turin shroud appear to be oblivious of incontroversial evidence that proves that it cannot be. In order to determine whether or......

Inspired By The Lifestyle Of Berrigan

THANK you for the profile of Fr Daniel Berrigan (July 29). I was privileged to spend some time in his company last week. I left him a changed woman. His deep spirituality rooted......

Freud In The Salon, Problems In Penance

YOUR review of Peter Gay's book on Freud (August 5) reminds me of W H Auden's verdict on Freud: "He is no more a person now but a climate of opinion — in the salon, I would add,......

American Nostalgia And The Ira

SUBSEQUENT outrages in West Germany and in the North of Ireland have both confirmed and questioned your leading article on the disarray of the IRA (August 5). Questioned in the......