Page 4, 23rd May 1986

23rd May 1986
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How Far Can The Bishops Go?

CARDINAL Hume, earning the gratitude of us all, has taken the trouble to write a detailed preface to the Summary just published of the Consultation in preparation for the 1987......

Macho Men Drawn To Church Hierarchy

WOMEN have no share in determining how the Roman ecclesia is run, what form worship will take and what values will be promoted. So it cannot be women's values which aura , — men......

Rome Got It All Wrong

AT THE International energy conference held in Vienna in 1982 the leader of the Vatican delegation, Mgr Peressin, emphasised that nuclear power is essential for the poorer......

Church's Role In Apartheid Struggle Ignored

Viewpoint WHILE welcoming the document prepared by the Bishops' Conference about relations with South Africa, I regret that it overlooks much of the work by the Catholic Church......

Only Sincerity Counts

AGNOSCAMUS may not mean "Call to mind", but does it matter? Surely when we call to mind our sins we acknowledge we are sinners and our need for redemption? Fr Hanshell, April......

Selling A Pig In A Poke

I note with interest the sale of the Universe to a trust backed by the Church bishops for the sum of £1 million. In England, the Catholic Press independent of the Church......

Neglect Violence

I WRITE to you as a Catholic MP who was a member of the Standing Committee of the Obscene Publications Bill. I am deeply concerned that the bill was not enacted but this was......

Holocaust Mustn't Be Distorted

YOUR LEADER "Auschwitz Cleansing", May 2, has profoundly saddened me. I have grown used to insensitivity and ignorance about JewishChristian relations on the part of the......

Jews Were Not Alone

THE PROPOSED establishment of a convent on the former gas storage site at Auschwitz is criticised by some Catholics as insensitive to Jewish feelings, as by some Jews. As long......

The Distress Caused To The Jewish Community By The Erection

of a convent at Auschwitz seems to be little understood by your editorial, May 2. The history of the Jewish minority within a Christian society is one of suffering, persecution......

The Decision To Site A Carmelite Monastry At Auschwitz, "a

wartime concentration camp", receives your attention in an article, a letter and a leading article May 2, which seem to have fallen on the side of unfortunate judgment.......

Conveniently Out Of Sight

AS THE parent of a profoundly mentally handicapped child (Downs Syndrome and braindamaged), I was particularly interested in Doreen Evered's article on the plight of the......