Page 7, 16th February 2001

16th February 2001
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Sad Reversal Of A Tory U-turn

In 1999, the Conservative party heralded a welcome U-turn in its policies on population control. "Why", asked Gary Streeter, shadow International Development Secretary at the......

What Difference Will It Make?

The House of Commons has decided that Catholic priests can now legally become MPs. The Catholic Church, however, still says that priests cannot. So apart from the case of......

Is It Time To Bus In Our Bishop?

A SOLUTION to the row over the future of the Tube may need the hand of God, or even a man of God. Could Bishop Malcolm McMahon of Nottingham lend a helping hand if all went......

Meeting The Challenge Of The Secular Media

From the Acting Director of the Catholic Media Office Sir, The article by Daniel Johnson and your editorial (Feb 9) are timely contributions to the discussions concerning the......

"eliminating" General Absolution

From Mr James Ingram Sir, I was appalled to read that Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice were promoting the "ratting" on priests who dare to give General Absolution when this is......

The Imagery Of Mary As The Second Eve

From Mrs R Yendell Sir, I have just had the pleasure of listening to Patrick Reyntiens on the Today programme (Radio 4), giving his comments on the new sculpture of a naked......

Between Maintained And Independent Catholic Schools And...

has welcomed initiatives on "partnership schemes". Catholic schools whether voluntary aided or independent should be able to help and support each other by sharing resources,......