Page 4, 20th March 1987

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Spiritual, Not Temporal Concerns For The Priest

WHAT does the issue of Mgr Bruce Kent make us think of? On the one hand, of the personalities involved — Mgr Kent, whom I have met, and who strikes me as a simple and good man;......

Essential Political Peace Witness

IT WAS GOOD to read your wise and forthright leaders (Catholic Herald, February 27 and March 6). They brought to the notice of the Catholic Community the urgency of the present......

Tracing Those Bones!

I WAS INTERESTED to read in Charterhouse Chronicle by Gerard Noel (Catholic Herald, March 6) that Canon Stranks of Durham has written a summary of the life of St Cuthbert in......

Mistaken On Medjugorje

BISHOP Lindsay (Catholic Herald, March 13) is misinformed about Medjugorje pilgrimages. The Yugoslav bishops' conference has forbidden "official" ones — those enjoying diocesan......

Clerical Garb For The Ladies!

VIS-A-VIS your news-story (Catholic Herald, February 27) on 'clergy-dress' it is remarkable that those women who seek ordination to the Ministry in the Anglican persuasion are......

Helping The Lost Generation

I WAS saddened to read Peter Stanford's article "Listening to a 'lost' generation" (Catholic Herald, February 20 1987) deriding those who rightly sound the alarm about sex......

The Inevitability Of The Cross

THIS is Central America Week, and it is also Lent. While looking at Central America let us consider the following: when you have poised on your doorstep, 90,000 assault troops,......

Quarrelling Sisters Unite

IN preparation for the coming Synod on the "Role of the Laity in the Church and in the World Twenty Years after Vatican II", and in anticipation of the Ceremony of Beatification......

The Law And A Child's Right To Life

IN THE CASE of C v S an attempt was made to prevent Miss S from aborting the child she was expecting. It was contended that this abortion would be the crime of Child Destruction......