Page 4, 13th July 1984

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Divine Intervention

THE TRAGIC accident at York Minster has made an impression on British Christians in general that belies many of the pessimistic prognoses of the state of religion in our......

Pointing The Finger

THE Catholic Herald in a previous leader (June 15) tommerned 'cm - the discomfiture occasioned to South Africa's Catholic bishops when the Pope felt himself bound to receive......

The Military Must Say 'no'

MUCH AS I WOULD like to be able to respond to Samuel Smith's, June 22, appeal to refrain from speaking to soldiers about military obedience. I'm afraid I cannot. Certainly the......

Youth And The Faith

THE AGE of Confirmation seems irrelevant when the majority of Catholic teenagers leave both God and the Church by the time they are 16 (Mark Macdonald: Youth View, June 22). At......

'this Was The Christ'

THERE is no physical description of Christ in the writings of the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus (born AD 37, therefore roughly contemporary with the Apostles). However,......

Question Box

what does ii mean to be a "soldier of Jesus Christ"? S.P. THIS TITLE comes from the catechism answer and refers to the effects and responsibilities of the sacrament of......

Sponsorship: A View From Both Sides

I AM sympathetic to the position of agencies like Cafod and Christian Aid on child Sponsorship, but also have good friends who sponsor children in the Third World. Earlier this......

The Jenkins 'raw Deal'

AS A CATHOLIC teacher who has just completed a year of post-graduate study with Prof. David • Jenkins, I refer to "Anglican Bishops join credal controversy", June 29. Media......

State Transgressions

I AGREE with the Hierarchy in the conviction that abortion is a crime against God and man, and a fundamental breach of human rights. Where I disagree with them is in the......

Grounds For Re Anxiety

I WOULD like to endorse the excellent article by Ivan Clutterbuck on the subject of religious education in schools, May 25. Parents are very dissatisfied with the way in which......

In God's Name

WHILE I am convinced that David Yallop's book In God's Name, is totally unacceptable, the question comes to mind, why, an old man, was ever elected to be Pope. His state of......