Page 4, 17th March 1989

17th March 1989
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Mistaken Nostalgia Of Us Irish

THERE are many features of American life which compel our admiration — not least its pioneering attitude towards giving women an equal place in society. The fact that today's St......

An Example To Follow

IT IS with a collective sigh of relief that we witness the patching up of relations this week between the Vatican and the US Church, relations which have been strained ever......

Blind To All But A Single Crusade

MANY years ago, in my constituency, we had a pro-life parliamentary candidate. She lost her deposit at the general election. Why? Perhaps the political party that she stood for......

Conscience Cuts Both Ways

AGOSTINO Bono (March 3) says that following Humanae Vitae "A large proportion of the Catholic population followed their own consciences when it came to the anti-contraceptive......

Out Of Madonna

From the Assistant General Secretary of the Catholic bishops' conference of England and Wales I STAND by my advice that we do not get involved in a controversy about Madonna's......

St Francis Xavier's School, Liverpool Has Voted In Its...

ballot for Grant Maintained Status, with 763 for opting out and 510 against, (March 3) A more interesting statistic is that only 43 per cent of the total parental vote made the......

Encouraging Bad Behaviour

R E the letter of Peter Hebblethwaite, (February 24). It is always sad when the columns of a Catholic newspaper are used for bitter and often ill-informed criticism of brothers......

New Ideas For A New Party

Few people can dislodge the Prime Minister once she has picked up the ball and is running with it in a chosen direction. PACTS between opposition parties are again in the news.......