Page 1, 18th July 1997

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Europe Set To Let Firms Sell Human Genes

Patent law will allow profit from human material BY JOE JEN'XINS As THE Herald went to press, the European Parliament was expected to pass the controversial Life Patent......

Comment From Strasbourg By David Hallam Mep

P ATENTING biotechnological inventions is not a mere issue of technicality, legality or economic progress. A gene is part of a living world created by God. In recent years we......

The Rolheiser Lectures

FR RONALD ROLHEISER, the popular columnist in the Catholic Herald, is to devote the first of his annual British lectures to the centenary of the death of St Therese of Lisieux.......

Bishop's Visit Gives Hope To Advent

BY DEBORAH JONES AND CHRISTINA WHITE THE Westminster Diocese has advanced the debate on married Catholic clergy with an informal meeting last weekend between Bishop Victor......

Gay 'chastity'

BY ANDREW M BROWN A PROFESSOR of Moral Theology told a conference of lesbian and gay Catholics at the weekend that homosexual persons were called to a "vocation of chastity",......

Prisoner Devises Mass In Braille

BY EDDIE BARNES A CATHOLIC man serving a life sentence for murder in Perth Prison has produced a text of the Mass hi braille. The original took three days to produce by hand,......

Oasis Are Reminded: God Created Knebworth

IN THE BATTLE for supremacy between God and Oasis, the Manchester group's aptly named record group, Creation Records, has refused to be drawn into the unholy row sparked when......