Page 4, 1st July 1983

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H Cat I Ol Im

Walesa and the greater good LAST WEEK we said in this column that the Pope was seeking a "compromise" with the Polish government "in the sense that nothing else would make......

The Use Of The Rosary

I AM unhappy about Tom Coyle's comments about Marian devotion and Eucharistic exposition. I have re-read my copies of the Instruction "On the Worship of the Eucharist Outside......

It Was Distressing To Read The Personal Attack Made On

the parish priest of Coombe Down, June 10, made by some people who merely "supplied" their name and address. Rev A Cotter Shirehampton Bristol THE HYSTERICAL, disgusting and......

In Praise Of Parish Priests

AS A FORMER member of the parish committee at Combe Down the parish priest alone is answerable to the bishop for the church concerned — for the maintenance of its fabric as well......

Beauty Without Cruelty

AFTER READING G E Moorhouse, June 17, pure, harmless cosmetics, shampoos, lotions, etc. are available from most large health food stores. Beauty Without Cruelty, too, at 16......

Lack Of Commitment To Third World Countries

CHRISTIAN AID Week has recently come and gone with very little to mark it as different from any other year. Yet within the last decade there has been an urgent call for more......

Call To Humanity

READERS will be aware of the mass rally against abortion which took place in Hyde Park on Saturday, June 25. I would like to draw to their attention the fact that Pax Christi,......

Redefining Boundaries

THE WORLD has seen many countries with mixed, conflicting tribal cultures e.g. India before partition, Cyprus, Africa. South America, Sicily and Northern Ireland have shown us......

A Matter Of Trust

THE DUKE Of Norfolk's criticism of Mgr Bruce Kent in the House of Lords, in his reply to the Queen's Speech on June 22, cannot be allowed to pass without extra-parliamentary......

Vatican Ii Ambiguities

YOUR EDITORIAL, June 10, says "the effects of the Second Vatican Council are still being debated . . . many decrees ended up containing ambiguous passages". This is indeed true......

Question Box

What is the "Treasury of the Church", and how does she use it? P.L. THIS QUESTION refers to the basis of the Church's power to grant indulgences. But although it provides this......

Christians And The Vote

ROSEMARY and Joseph Smith cast aspersions on the integrity of all Christians who voted Conservative because they themselves happen to disapprove of one aspect of Conservative......

Rebirth Of Distributism

AS A regular reader of G K's Weekly from its first number in 1925, I was interested by Mr Leonard Blackstone's letter, June 17, on distribution. Besides the papers he mentions......

Duty Of The Laity

UVEDALE TRISTRAM affirms (June 10) that it is the duty of the laity to obey in matters of doctrine, morals and liturgy — a rather sweeping and simplistic statement I feel.......

J T Miller's Realistic Letter, Rightly Points Out The Need

for a Christian party to uphold the morality of society. Such a party actually exists — the Christian Centre Party — but unfortunately there have so far been no candidates to......