Page 4, 19th June 1987

19th June 1987
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Peter's Cruise Liner Sails

Viewpoint Yesterday I saw the Big Bang in operation, Lord. Pages and pages of figures on a screen, all telling me how to get rich. I noticed you getting excited. Lent seems to......

The Truth About Mar

IF, as people may begin to think, Professor Ranke z Heinemann of Essen University, West Germany has sortie faults, bad timing must rank high among their number. At a time when......

Abortion Straight Forward Issue

YOU quote (June 12) Nicholas Coote, Assistant General Secretary to the Bishops' Conference as saying that the issue as to whether a mentally handicapped young woman should have......

Letters To The Editor

`Mickey Mouse delusions' are sanctioned by Rome From the Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle FR Richard Foley is not facing the facts about pilgrimages to Medjugorje (June 5).......

Married Priests: Better Pastoral Response

THANKYOU for three letters on married priesthood (May 15). May I add two more dimensions to the matter. First, when in 1850 J H Newman was complaining of clericalisation and the......

Latin Lauded As A Valid Party Liturgy

I WOULD ask the critics of Sir John Biggs-Davison's thoughts (June 5) on the use of Latin to consider the following points: Vatican II stated that the use of Latin in the Mass......

Br Roger Of Taize Would Have Chuckled At The Letter

"Latin all in the past" under his article (June 5) because the thousands of young people of all denominations and nationalities share their praise and hope in the singing of......

Aid Plea Poser

NOW that the election is over and the Walk For The World campaign has come to a blistering climax, how much notice will be taken of Britain's poor record on overseas aid?......

Omitted Name Is Now Supplied

IN our edition of May 29 on page seven, we published an article on single issue voting which has been the subject of many admiring letters from readers. Because of a printers'......

Priestly Reluctance

AS THE holiday season approaches, variations in celebrations of Mass become more apparent. Visiting a parish where there is no singing, for example, I realise how much hymns add......

Goldsmiths' Not Unique

I WAS interested to read about the part-time BA in Religious Studies run by Goldsmiths' College (June 12). This is not in fact the only such course available in the south-east.......

Christianity Link Denied

CARDINAL Ratzinger is reported (June 5) as believing that democracy needs Christianity to survive. This assertion is simply untrue, and ignores those societies where democracy......

Liberating Theology

I WRITE with reference to your article "New Curbs on Theologians" (May 15). I have recently finished studies at the Gregorian University in Rome, where I had the privilege of......

Jumping Gun On Priests

I WAS intrigued by the letter entitled Gender Imagery is a Guide to Priesthood's Sex, by Joanna Bogle (May 29). She is repeating what others have said too, that Jesus ordained......

Literary Edith Stein

IT seems that many people in .Britain are only now aware of the saintly Edith Stein's achievements. But in her own country she has been acclaimed 'as a woman of letters for many......

Evils Of Zionism

WITH regard to the conjecture concerning Terry Waite and Syria (May 29) I would point out that Waite is one of only a handful who have been abducted by the group wishing to......