Page 4, 20th July 1979

20th July 1979
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Mixed Marriages

worship and perhaps to work and pray for the union of the different denominations. A union which would present to, the world one united church in a unity which so many of us......

Pastoral Care In Colleges

John Richards and indeed Cardinal Newman may be pleased to know that attempts are being made to repa the "potential harvest" of the further and higher education sector, (Newman......

Helping The Refugees

The declaration of the Malaysian government on June 15 to turn away Vietnamese "boat people" and to ship out those encamped on its beaches has highlighted the desperate plight......

Changes In Church Design

I read with interest, hut mounting dismay, the letter from Paul Walker (July 6); interest. because it is always useful to have feedback on a particular viewpoint; dismay when I......

An Experience Of Healing

With reference to the Healing Service held in St. Dunstans, Birmingham on June 20 at which Fr Francis McNutt was present, I would like to say what my experience was that......

Married Clergy

Reading the open letter of the priests in favour of married clergy (June 29) one cannot help asking how much these men really know about the commitments and conflicts in loyalty......

Need For Disarmament

I refer to the article "Sacrifices for Defence of West" (June 29), which comments on a report by a working rety set up by the Church of England Board of Social Responsibility to......

Tradition Of Large Families

Large families used to he a feature of Catholic life in England. It used to be accepted that the Church should encourage married people to fulfil their vocation and to extend......

Catholic Ignorance Of The Orthodox Church

In you leading article (July 13) you say "undoubtedly, the Christian community must be made one again — that is what the Spirit is saying and ... what the people are saying......

Soul Is Received 'at Conception'

L, Fuller's sundry quotations (July 6) in no way establish that the Church has ever been other than unanimous in her condemnation of abortion. The early Fathers, despite their......

Law Of Celibacy

Fr Hastings' letter (June 22) shows that he did not hastily or precipitately repudiate the law of priestly celibacy. He is, however, harsh in his judgment of the "institutional......