Page 6, 19th May 1995

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England's Little Gems

Treasures of the English Churches by John Martin Robinson (Sinclair-Stevenson, /25) THE VENERABLE, beautiful and surprising treasures of the English churches are the subject of......

The Rotten Core Of Soviet Russia

The War That Never Was The Fall of the Soviet Empire 1985-1991 by David Piyce-Jones, Weidenfeld and Nicholson, £22 I DEARLY WISH that some miraculous time-travelling bookseller......

An Fjccerpt From The Burial Of The Count Of Orgaz

, a key work by El Greco and one of the finest Mannerist paintings ever. Painted between 1586 and 1588 for the church of Santo Tome in Toledo, it was commissioned to commemorate......

Young People Are Christ Not Church-centred

Fast Moving Currents in Youth Culture IN THIS COMPILATION, 27 nonCatholic, Christian youth leaders examine what the results of a nationwide survey of 13,000 teenagers means to......

A Brave And Defiant Lot

The Forgotten Few: The Polish Air Force in the Second World War by Adam Zamoyski, John Murray, L19.99 FOR THOSE OF US who lived through the Battle of Britain and the early years......

Wartime Reflections

from Yorkshire From War to Peace, Recollec tions and and Reflections 1945 - 95 (Committee of Leeds Churches Together, £2.25 (includes p+p)) IT HAS somEriiviEs been very......

Catholic Herald Competition

Win one of the new pocket editions of the Catechism S o, you think you know your Catechism? Below are a few questions for you to see just how much you really know and how much......