Page 4, 12th June 1987

12th June 1987
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Jubilee Lesson To Aid Mandarins

FIGURES last Friday by the influential World Development Movement show that last year Britain's official aid programme dropped to the lowest level ever in real terms in our......

Delicate Polish Task

POPE John Paul's third home visit as Pontiff has been billed as primarly pastoral — the official reason for his presence is to lead a Eucharistic Congress — and hence his......

Tongue In Cheek Confession

I ACCEPT with amusement your heading "Foul Play at Mass", to the letter from your distinguished correspondent Fr Anthony Furness concerning my own letter (May 8) on "Altar Maids......

Re Plea For Students

THERE is at this present time very urgent need to recruit more students to train as secondary school RE teachers. The College of St Paul and St Mary, Cheltenham, has been......

Corrected Promotion

WITH reference to "Altar Maids and Acolytes." I enclose a copy of my original letter to you dated May 14 and a copy of the letter you printed in May 29 edition. You will note......

To Be Or Not To Be The True Church

YOUR issue (May 29), carried a first headline: "Willebrand's US Talks Rekindles Controversy." At the same time Oxford University Gazette (May 28), tells us that the first of the......

Stick To Facts, Not Personal Abuse

Alternative Nobel prize winner, Rosalie Bertell, sets the nuclear record straight THE letter from J K Lockley published in the Catholic Herald, April 10 1987 hardly lived up to......

Faithful Dissent

THE question of "faithful dissent" from non-infallible teachings of the Church has been dealt with in the letter from the Sacred Congregation For the Doctrine of the Faith. (May......

Vernacular As The Key To A New Understanding

FOR THE tiny minority who love and understand Latin — who read and speak it fluently — it must have been a wrench when the Church recognised that for the overwhelming majority......

Solidly Founded

IF THE Petrine foundation of the Church is truly valued and honoured, it is difficult to insist celibacy as necessary for Priesthood. Our Lord could have chosen an unmarried......