Page 4, 21st July 1989

21st July 1989
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Double Dealing On Benefits

CONSISTENCY is not thought to be a major political virtue. But inconsistency on the scale seen last week in the Commons is unusual. In the early hours of Wednesday morning the......

Parable For Mgr Lefebvre

YOUR timely report and article on Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre (July 7) has been warmly received in many parishes with several priests speaking encouragingly on the issue.......

New Life For All In Old Age

MANNES Tidmarsh says (June 30) "1 believe that we do not really know what old people are for in a modern society. One of the tasks of theology is to articulate what people are......

Misplaced Emphasis In St Paul's Work On Coran

IT'S amazing what goes on under the name of ecumenism these days! We now read (July 7) that "the Italian Church's mass media company, St Paul Audiovisuals, will produce a......

Imperfect Laws Have Their Limitations

THANK you for printing the bishops' joint committee guidelines on "how far can a Catholic support imperfect laws?" (July 14). I found it very helpful on the whole. I was......

Time Of Trial For British Justice

PATRICK Hill has been in prison for 15 years for a crime he did not commit. In that time his marriage has failed, his five children have grown up, and he has grandchildren he......

Points Of View

RE Fr Rolheiser's article "Suicide, Despair and Compassion" (June 30). My late husband was a devout Catholic and had been a manic depressive for most of his adult life. He......

True Green Christianity

I DO not think you sympathise with or understand the Green movement (June 23) or its philosophy and spirituality. If I were asked to describe in one word what Greens were......

Option For Oppressed

THANK you for your fair and courageous editorial on the work of Quest, the support group for Catholics who are homosexual (July 14). In striving for justice and peace, it is......