Page 4, 17th July 1998

17th July 1998
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Money Troubles Ahead

IN THE EYES of many people, Catholics and non-Catholics alike, the Catholic Church is one of the wealthiest institutions in the world today. The Pope in Rome, they feel, makes......

Penalty Confusion Over Pope's Letter

IT IS A PITY THAT, as Wiliam Oddie says, the Pope's letter Ad Tuendam Fidem is not yet available in English. But it is clear from reliable unofficial texts I have seen by 10......

The Great Dilemma

I juser WANTED TO SAY that Fr Rolheiser's article "Walking the Christian tightrope" (3 July) contained observations of Christian dilemmas not often brought to the fore. Those of......

Christian Unity Needs Greater Openness

Is THERE TRULY a desire amongst the Christian Churches for unity, or is an uneasy co-operation and superficial bond, ducking any perceived obstacle, our objective? I found......

Suicide Isn't Just An Easy Way Out

IN REPLY TO HER letter (3 July), I suggest that Miss du Feu is talking about two different endings to human life. On the one hand is euthanasia: Miss du Feu depicts "medical......

Diana Mass

AM I ALONE in discerning a certain inconsistency between the principles recently restated in Ad Tuendarn Fidem and the announcement of a Memorial Mass for Princess Diana in......

Vatican Is Shirking Its Responsibility

SOME TIME AGO, WSPA (World Society for the Protection of Animals) wrote to His Holinessto denounce the cruelties and barbarities of the Iberian, South of France and Latin......

And Moreover...

WITH THE PRESENT soaring illegitimate birth rate, the alarming increase in the reports of incidents of rape, incest and child abuse, and the epidemic of sexually transmitted......