Page 4, 22nd July 1988

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20 Years On

TWENTY years after the encyclical Humanae vitae, which was dated July 25, 1968, many people prefer not to believe that a moral schism did indeed open up within the Church. But......

Prison's Reforming Agenda

THE GOVERNMENT'S green paper on greater use of non-custodial sentences for offenders, particularly the young, is to be welcomed. The depressing spectacle of prison riots,......

A Government Fiddling The Poverty Figures

FRANK FIELD THE Government has an impressive track record in censoring information about the poor. In 1973, the Prime Minister disbanded the Royal Commission on the distribution......

Lessons Of Lambeth And Realities Of The Church

From the General Secretary of Catholic bishops' conference of England and Wales. IN evaluating your provocative editorial "The Lessons of Lambeth" (15 July) your readers might......

Challenge To All Women

MANY women must have suspiciously wondered why Mrs McMurray (July 8) did not give her reasons for ruling out the idea that the agenda set by women for the dialogue with the......

Twisted Logic That Bemoans Nicaragua

IN REGARD to John Medcalf's letter concerning Nicaragua (July 8) I believe the following remarks taken from a letter I have received from the Foreign and Commonwealtn Office may......

Scottish Peace Leaders

THE Church of England's report, Peacemaking in a nuclear age, (July 8) affirmed that it is the duty of Government to retain adequate forces both nuclear and non nuclear to deter......

Pilgrims Way In Safety

THE recent disturbances in the Holy Land may well cause concern to readers considering pilgrimages. I would like to reassure such readers that pilgrims recently returning have......

Teachers' Inhibitions In Post Cleveland Age

I AGREE with Simon Lee's views in his well-balanced, informative analysis of the Cleveland child abuse case (July 15), that schools should be playing an important role in......