Page 5, 23rd August 1968

23rd August 1968
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Five Points On The Birth Control Encyclical

I F I crane my neck out of my study window and look to the left I can just catch a g limpse of the blue pla q ue which commemorates the residence in Hampstead of the g reat......

'rhythm' Study Trust

T HE findin g of a reliable method of family plannin g , in harmony with human di g nity, is an ur g ent necessity which should unite all the world in a common endeavour, rather......

Where The Crunch C Omes

T HE impression 1 have of Mr. St. John-Stevas' article of Au g ust 16 is that the Pope aved from is wron g and was s the greater disaster of compromisin g the whole doctrine of......

Not Accessible To R Eason

THE opponents of H n umane THE opponents of H n umane Vitae see a faint g leam of hope in that the encyclical is not infallible. But that is a curious view of the workin g of......

There Is History To Support Pope

A OUR correspondent Des mond Ma g uire (Au g ust 16) finds it "remarkable" that Pope Paul's encyclical contains no reference to the Fathers on contraception. He asks: "Is there......

'pope' Norman Questioned

I N a previous letter (not pub lished) I raised the q uestion whether Mr. St. John-Stevas supposed he was the Pope. His listin g of the Pope's "errors", his directives to......

An Organization For Priests Who Can't Say 'yes'?

S EVERAL of our collea g ues in En g land recently offered their services in this difficult and disturbing time to clergy who felt that they wished to make their views on the......

Poor After Hysteria

Y OLE report a forthcomin g campai g n by SHELTER to raise money for a housin g pro g ramme—and also write of the British Conference of Christian Youth ur g in g members t o en......

Not Human

m GR. REYNOLDS ( Au g ust 9 ) writes: "May I g ive advice to priests who find they cannot g ive intellectual assent to the encyclical? They are official spokesmen for the Pope......

Ultimate Decision

HE question of reconcilin g the Pope's insistence that the transmission of life should remain open with the intention of preventin g such transmission by the use of "rhythm" is......