Page 4, 18th December 1981

18th December 1981
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Brezhnev Sees His Doctrine In Action

THE SO-CALLED Brezhnev Doctrine, by which the Soviet Union sought to justify its crushing of the Czechoslovak bid for freedom in 1968 and its continued domination of all its......

In Praise Of Charismatics

MUCH "news value" is given by the secular Press to the so-called sensational aspects of Charismatic Renewal. I often find incidents are taken out of context, without any......

A Caring House

FOR TEN years, a Catholic family and myself have been running our home as a halfway house for the after-care of the mentally ill, and have had 300 people through our hands; many......

What Is Man ...

QUENTIN de la Bedoyere, Nov 27, opines that men are the real victims of pre-menstrual tension and that wives and daughters are the burden of the average man. Males. almost......

Freedom Travel

THANK YOU for your articles on the Holy Land but why is no alternative to the ubiquitous package tour ever recommended? The articles on the Holy Land at the beginning of the......

Lithuania Needy

I WOULD like to express my appreciation for your recent article concerning The Church in Lithuania. It is gratifying to know that you are focussing the attention of people here......

Leaking Floodgates In Moral Aspects Of Abortion

HISTORY appears to be repeating itself. Some years ago we saw an official change in attitudes towards abortion with the 1967Act. Not to perpetuate on an old historical fact, I......

Stick To The Nursing Code

I SHARE W. Welford's concern about the allegations recently made against nurses, Nov 27. If the nursing profession stuck to its own ethical code, these disgusting allegations......

`keep Me Posted

THANK YOU to all readers who continue posting us regularly their old copies of Catholic weeklies. Catholic periodicals, CTS pamphlets and even the occasional Catholic book. We......

Cardinal Love

WE CATHOLICS in this dear land of Bede and Becket must now begin anew to show our love for our scholarly and saintly Cardinal John Henry Newman, whose prose and poetry, counsel......

Counterproductive Schooling

HARRY BIGGS Davison suggests, November 20, that all Catholics should support Catholic schools by sending their children to them. I could have sent my children to a very good......

Educating Mother Church

THE IDEAS of Mrs Gabriel Jones. Nov 28, are fully endorsed by the 81 Group for Disabled People. We are a group of some 130 Catholics, disabled people, their parents and......

A Big Stick

THE NATURAL revulsion evoked by weapons of immense destructive capability should not and must not blind Catholics to the never-ending threat to all in the West forced by the......

Please Help

THE FOLLOWING are three addresses of prisoners of conscience. but if you would like more please write to Mrs C. Park, 68 Litherland Crescent, Hareslinch, St Helens, Merseyside......

Check It Out

MICHAEL FABEN didn't check his facts about the "omission" of the passage from 11 Maccabees 12 from the Lectionary. Old Testament Reading no 7 on page 943 of the current edition,......