Page 4, 1st May 1992

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Saintly Scribblers

DESMOND ALBROW IN a week when the Catholic Herald has, in Cristina Odone, a new editor, it is no bad time to look, not at religious journalism, but at how Catholics fare in the......

Chastity: Leaving

you gasping for fresh air? BISHOP Cormac Murphy O'Connor's review of Catholics and Sex by Kate Saunders and Peter Stanford was reminiscent of a high-class furrier reviewing a......

Hurdling Over Obstacles

I AM intrigued that you publish a "News in Brief" item reporting that a Columbian priest has said that those who sell condoms may not receive the Eucharist. It is surely well......

Hong Kong Patten's Eastern Promise

MAY I support Joan Scowcroft in everything she says about Chris Patten and his confreres (and soeurs) in government during the past 13 tragic years? I am 72 but. unlike Joan......

Pontificating Prince

PRINCE Charles' speech last week on world poverty was to use a diplomatic phrase unlikely to ruffle palace sensibilities ill-advised. This is because its central theme,......

Gobsmacked

GO back a week, put yourself for a moment in Chris Patten's shoes. and mull over the benefits of quitting the British political scene. No more ungrateful electors in Bath,......

Repentance For The Thirty Pieces Of Silver?

IT is ridiculous always to refer to Judas Iscariot and his fate as falling from grace, even though Jesus did say that it would have been better had he not been born. However, it......

George V On Woes Of Belfast

I RESPECTFULLY beg to correct your interpretation of the problem of this area known as "Northern Ireland". It is not correct. There is more sincere ecumenical activity in this......

Just A Ate P Too Far

DON'T you think you are exaggerating just an incy wincy bit in condemning the whole Church because one archbishop has asked for abortion names? (Herald April 17) When Post......

Thanks For The Insight

MAY I convey a "thank you" to Rosemary Callagher for her article "Women at Easter." with its deep insights. Our joy is knowing the hidden things of God. Jeannette Doggett Dorset......

Getting Away From Monstrous Images And A Pound Of Flesh

HOW refreshing to read Father John Wijngaard's commentary on the sufferings of Christ. Do his opponents not realise that by their emphasis on the Old Testament concept of......