Page 9, 19th March 1999

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The Christian Faith In Muslim Lands

ARCHBISHOP CAREY'S recent Catholic Herald interview was widely reported not only in this country but in America and throughout Europe — for his forthright warning that he and......

More Than A Party Matter

WHEN, LAST WEEK, The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Gordon Brown, finally removed the last vestige of government support for the institution of marriage, he was able to quote in......

Thirty Years Ago

Dutch Bishops ban Protestant "Masses" THE STUDENT PARISH of Utrecht has dropped its experiment of inter-celebration "for the time being" because of opposition by the Dutch......

Sixty Years Ago

Vatican broadcast breaks all records SUNDAY'S BROADCAST from the Vatican, of the Coronation of Pope Pius XII, was the longest, most extensive and most ambitious in the history......

Golf Rage

IT MAY have been St Patrick's Day this week but Irish eyes aren't smiling among the Catenians. The Catholic businessmen's network has aggravated English-Irish tensions with an......

Outed

I SUSPECT that I am the victim of a Masonic conspiracy. This week I received a glossy magazine entitled Freemasonry Today. Peeling open its pages with righteous dread, I notice......

Choc Shock

THE NAUGHTY but nice headmaster of Downside School has teasingly invited the faithful to break their Lent fast with a bar of rich, dark chocolate. In a paeon to the sweet stuff,......

Holy Hothouses

A STRANGE new blight has sprouted among the Church's most gifted lay theologians. A never-before-diagnosed disease, identified so far only as Vegetable Madness, has penetrated......

In-sani-ty

ITALY'S Loonie Left are at it again. Luca Sani, the left-wing Mayor of Massa Marittima, in Chiantishire, plans to build a vast car park and supermarket complex under the town's......

Eyes Wide Open

VATICAN RADIO has thrust its steeltoed Doc Marten into the debate over the late film-maker Stanley Kubrick. In a somewhat surprising move given the director's penchant for the......

Double Standards

RUMBLINGS of discontent are emanating from Conservative Central Office. One year into their Listening to Britain's Churches campaign, which involves Tory types hitching a lift......

Euthanasia And Abortion: The Fight For Life

The Blessed Sacrament and "Special Bread" From Mrs Sarah Lucas Sir, I am surprised by the letters about children not being taught that the Blessed Sacrament is the living......

Support For Israel

From Mgr Nicholas Rothon Sir, The report by your correspondent, Mr Joe Jenkins on the recent Conference in Israel was less than gracious. I also shared in the Conference and was......

From Countess Josephine Quintavalle Sir, Dr Martin Lupton...

be commended on his honesty in admitting reluctance to speak out loudly and clearly on the issue of abortion. But I would also like to congratulate the courageous banner holders......

Vulnerable Members Of Society. Recent Proposals Would...

to be withheld in some cases even though patients could thus be deliberately killed. Those who advocate euthanasia, if frustrated in their efforts to legislate for living wills,......

St Patrick's, Leeds: The "shock Announcement" From Mr...

Wright Sir, In 1887 a new priest arrived with pastoral responsibilities for the 7000 Irish Catholic souls in Leeds. His name Fr Collingwood. Due to his own zeal and relying on......