Page 4, 20th September 1996

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For Simeon And Anna

LAST SATURDAY THEY came down the Strand in London in their thousands. Some walked with sticks, a few were in wheelchairs and, following the procession, came an ambulance not a......

Celibacy Under Test

CARDINAL HUME'S response to the inquiries of the secular media about the impact of the Bishop Wright Affair on the question of priestly celibacy was a masterpiece of diplomacy......

The True Cost Of Child Adoption

DagvNEs (Catholic Herald, 6 September) implies that it costs the Catholic Children's Society £14,000 to arrange the adoption of a baby. This is not true. In reality it costs far......

Cursillo: A New Method For Prisoners

YOUR ARTICLE ON the back page of the Catholic Herald on 30 August was very interesting. Especially the comments by the "sceptical" priests. Rev Tarleton: "It is very difficult......

What The Pope Really Thinks About The Apocalypse

DAMIAN Thompson is wrong to say, in his article on "The Pope and the Apocalypse" (Catholic Herald, 6 September), that the Pope has given no clue as to his views on the approach......

Camilla And Charles Should Marry

DAVID MCLAURIN'S suggestion that Prince Charles' tragic marriage could be annulled if he were a Catholic is an interesting one. Part of the huge public relations exercise to......

Giving Respect To The Priest

I THINK THE old-style confessional boxes should be brought back in, for the safety and comfort of the priest and the anonymity of the penitant. That the priest can close the......

And Moreover...

I USUALLY TURN to Fr Rolheiser's column for refreshment, but recently I got a sad jolt. However wrong it may be to go for the priesthood in order to get the family off your......

Do Catholics `recover'?

I REFER TO the Last Word column sent by Fr Ronald Rolheiser. It seems Fr Rolheiser has had to stand what he appears to think of as whining and immature voices of people who......