Page 4, 22nd October 1993

22nd October 1993
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John Battle Mp

A simple, rational solution: eat children AFTER A SERIES of government speeches now revealed as deliberately geared to shifting the social policies to the right and singling out......

The Splendour Of Catholic Truth

Wrrx so MANY people these days from top politicians downwards, saying that their private life has got nothing to do with their public position, Veritatis Splendor is both......

A Man With A Mission

THIS WEEK THE world's 19 million Catholics celebrated the 1 5th anniversary of the election to the papacy of Karol Wojtyla. For the first-ever Polish Pontiff a former actor......

Married Priests Need Self-help Groups

A FEW YEARS AGO there was a programme on television entitled "Priests of Passion" in which married priests (Catholic) spoke about their experiences and problems. The programme......

Our Jewish Friends Accepted Him First

DORIS HAYES REFERS to "the Jews' refusal to accept the Messiah" in her Scripture Notebook (Catholic Herald, 1 October). In fact, Jews were the first to accept Him. A Jewish......

Bravo, Patten, For Supporting Re

MAY I CONGRATULATE Mr John Patten (Catholic Herald, lOctober) on taking a muchneeded stand in favour of "good old-fashioned RE lessons." He rightly insists that current......

Divorce And The Italian Bishops' Paper

TiE ITALIAN BISHOPS' Conference paper (Catholic Herald, 8 October) advising that divorced remarried couples may receive the Sacraments if they do not have sex appears to place......

What Role_did Our Church Play?

DESMOND ALBROW'S comments on the role of the Catholic Church in the 1930s, and during World War II are fair, in that there was a clear choice between Fascism and Communism......

And Moreover...

"ONE MUST HAVE some sympathy for Morris West's reasoned articles on the new encyclical (Catholic Herald, I and 8 October.) Would it help to consider whether he would have had......