Page 4, 1st July 1988

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Selling Peter And Paul Short

THE WEEK which saw the feast of SS Peter and Paul occasions consideration of the dual role of the Pope in terms precisely referred to by Pope John Paul himself. In discussing......

Violence And Justice

THE recent motorway murder of Marie Wilks highlights yet again the mounting public horror at the increasing number of violent crimes combined with a vicious sexual element.......

Alton's Life-saving Abortion Campaign

Linacre Corner IT is ironic that discussion on a bill to enforce the wearing of seat-belts by children travelling in the back of cars — a measure that it is hoped will "save......

Watch This Space On 'god-slots'

I WAS encouraged that a new editor of the Catholic Herald should immediately devote the "Viewpoint" column to the subject of the broadcasting of religion on television, (June......

What Furniture Was In The Upper Room

BOTH MONICA King's and William Hudson's letters (June 10), set alarm bells ringing for me. I trust that their reactionary attitudes to contemporary liturgy are rare. They lament......

Trading Unborn Rights

I AGREE with much of what Paul Clarke said in his letter, "Trade union activity" (June 10). He is quite right when he says that David Alton's "Abortion Amendment Bill" was......

No Threat Without Intent

J P Wroe's letter (May 27) on nuclear deterrence deserves comment. The question is, what sort of "deterrence" is being talked about? The fact is that our country is ready, and......

Reverence Moves With The Times

WITH regard to Monica King's letter, (June 10). The Instruction Memoriale Domini, a document of the Congregation for Divine Worship, contains no reference to 9th century abuses......

Words Worth Repeating

IN YOUR recent report of the forthcoming papal visit to Austria, a remark was ascribed to me regarding the so called unpopular episcopal appointments: "Rome has the impression......