Page 7, 22nd February 2002

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Human Cloning: How Corrupt Is The Body Politic?

COMMENTING THIS WEEK on the affair of Mr Blair's letter to the Roumanian Prime Minister — which he last week dismissed, possibly unwisely, as "Garbagegate" — the novelist and......

The Irish Abortion Referendum

From Ms Sarah ()Driscoll Sir, I find it hard to understand how the Irish bishops came to lend their support to the proposed referendum as now passed by Dail Eireann. The......

Youth 2000 — A Home-grown Movement

From Ms Josie Callaghan Sir, I would like to express our thanks to the author of the article (Feb 8) regarding Youth 2000. Although a very uplifting article I feel it is......

Dr Crowley At Heythrop

From Mr Michael Naughton Sir, The appointment of Dr Vivianne Crowley as visiting tutor to Heythrop College. (CH 25 Jan) serves to underline emphatically the grave concerns for......

Christian Architecture

From Mr Douglas Wilkinson Sir, One learns from even a superficial knowledge of the history of architecture that the architecture of any age reflects the culture of the society......

The Moral Stature Of President Bush

Sir, Why the Rev J.D. ArdaghWalter (February 8th) should contend that President Bush's support for the death penalty should detract in anyway from his pro-life standing is......

Pro-euthanasia Cards

From Fr James Morrow Sir, Right to Life anti-euthanasia signed cards warn of the possibility of court action if a bearer is deprived of food or fluid with the purpose of causing......

Mary, Pray For Us

From Mr F.P.Smith Sir. With poor Mass attendances and a general lowering of moral standards. should we not turn to Our Lady for help? We have such a wonderful example of her......

Catholic Divorce Lawyers

From Mr Anthony Holler Sir, On 1st February you reported a Catholic barrister as having said that "Lawyers generally get involved in the post-divorce arrangements for children......

Ireland's Greatest Legend

I' ve always thought there was something Irish about Muhammad Ali. Perhaps it was the way he talked that verbal exuberance and earthy wit, combined with rootsy toughness. Now in......

Defending Pius Xii Against 'unjust' Critics

Franz Mr Vincent Whitehouse Sir. In his "Faith of our Fathers" article (Feb 1), Gerard Noel compares unfavourably Pius VII's dealing with Napoleon and Pius Xll's with Adolf......

From Mr Paul Crawley Sir. Gerard Noel Is A Constant And,...

He holds up Pius VII as a hero of the "anti-Napoleonic resistance", apparently because the supreme pontiff provoked Bonaparte into arresting him. This tactic caused the Emperor......

From Dr Michael Straiton

Sir, Gerard Noel, in his piece on Pope Pius VII's relations with Napoleon makes a damaging and unjust comparison with Pope Pius XII and his approach to Hitler when he states......