Page 4, 22nd August 1986

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Herald House Lambs Passage Bunhill Row London EC1Y 8TQ 2C 01 588 3101 Telex: 8813473 CATHER G Editorial Director Hon. Gerard Noei Editor Terence Sheehy Circulation Director Sir......

Letters To The Editor

Immoral denial of a Church monopoly THE ISSUES raised by the withdrawal of the imprimatur of the Archdiocese of Westminster to the book Bioethics and Belief by Fr Mahoney SJ are......

Uncle Mike The Usurper

THE 50TH anniversary of the death of G K Chesterton appears to be marked by the complete disappearance from our church music of the once popular and well-known hymn, "0 God of......

Alcohol: Soft But Dangerous, The Most Deceptive Of Drugs

MAY I beg for the courtesy of your columns to convey the appreciation of all those who are concerned with community security for the in-depth reports provided by the Catholic......

Spare A Little Love For The Singles, Too

I WONDER WHICH sort of paper I have been reading? What is Frank Field's article doing in the Catholic Herald (August 8)? How does he know that the vast majority of the nation is......

Victoria Knows Best

AS A MATTER of justice, Jane von Keller's letter (August 8), about the Gillick family, must not go unanswered. As a mother of four daughters, I applaud Mrs Gillick's courage and......

Absence Of Racism?

NEWLY ORDAINED priests from Africa and America are sent to Universities in Belgium and France to study for BA and MA's, to teach in their seminaries at home. Courses are for......

More Than Cassocks Crucifixes And Celibacy

FR MICHAEL CLIFTON argues in your letters page (July 25) that "one of the leading factors" for the decline in vocations is "that the laity are taking on roles as Eucharistic......

Inform Takes Care Of Parents' Business

I WAS VERY pleased to read on your front page (August 8) that Mrs Gillick plans to continue her campaign for parents to be informed if daughters under 16 are prescribed......

Pious Defence

AN ADVERTISEMENT appeared recently for a vacancy with the Ministry of Defence. Applicants were to be "of proved piety and moral conduct." I was intrigued to know how candidates......

What, Then, Is Valid?

I AM encouraged by the review, by Fr Edward Yarnold SJ, about Dr Paul Avis's book, (August 8), to enquire regarding No XXV of the 39 Articles of Religion of the Anglican Church.......

Easy Reading Makes More Sense Out Of The Bible

I WAS greatly surprised to read the following statement by Fr Francis Hastings (July 11): "The Good News Bible and the Living Bible make easy reading, but I would hesitate to......

Church Skirts

nuclear issue . Viewpoint THERE IS A frustrating dilemma in the peace movement, between a realisation that attitudes do not normally change overnight, and a conviction that we......