Page 4, 1st January 1993

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What I See In My Crystal Ball For 1993

NEVER apologise, never explain, was the sturdy counsel of the naval reformer, Admiral "Jackie" Fisher. He might have added: never make any predictions for the New Year. I have......

The Royals Need Support

Magdalen Frost YOUR leader, "Following the herd", (Catholic Herald, December 18), is most aptly titled. It is, however, you, rather than Prince Charles and Princess Diana. who......

Mystical Sexual Imagery

FR RONALD Rolheiser (Catholic Herald, December 11) subscribes tolerantly to the sexual imagery which has, since antiquity, suffused the experience and language of divine love,......

Priests

G M1CHAEL's letter "Help to sponsor a priest abroad" (Catholic Herald, December II) contains a slight inaccuracy. It costs £500 a year to train a priest in Asia and Africa.......

Sr Wendy, Tv Star

HOW much I agree with the letter of December I I concerning Sr Wendy Beckett's excellent and refreshing look at art. So often paintings are spoken about in affected and......

Church Unsisterly Act

GOOD people have always lived in times where virtue, far from being exalted and propagated, is despised, attacked and ridiculed from many quarters. Social communication in our......

As Someone Who, Aged 25. Is Too Young To Have

fallen directly under the spell of the arguments of Slant and its associates in the 1960s. I have been fascinated by the correspondence in your columns relating to Terry......

Rome's Confusing Line On The Death Penalty

THANK you for publishing the excellent article by Brian Dooley of Amnesty International (Catholic Herald, December II). Undoubtedly the New Universal Catechism will be a source......

Theological Arguments Against Women Priests

THE DEBATE on the ordination of women goes on. Again and again it is asserted that there is no serious theological reason why women cannot be ordained. Apart from Canon 1024:......

Give Those Yankees In Somalia A Break!

THE poor old US of A! Brian Dooley in his Charterhouse column (Catholic Herald, December 18) knocks them for intervening in Somalia. He says sending the Marines in is "like......