Page 4, 24th January 1997

24th January 1997
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Diminishing Freedom

IN A CULIVRE which prides itself on the pursuit of freedom and choice, there remains one major inhibitor of freedom — the fear of crime. Which of us is without fear of being......

Alone With The Homeless

HOMELESSNESS can be the fate of anyone. A collapsed business, marriage break-up, discharge from the armed forces, prison, or psychiatric hospital, all produce numbers of people......

Generous To A Fault?

I CAN AGREE with Professor Simon Lee on one point in his article on abortion (Catholic Herald, 10 January) — that the issues are often extremely complicated. How unfortunate......

The Enchantment Of Chant Spreads Its Spell Abroad And At...

I HAVE READ with interest (Catholic Herald, 3 January) the article on Dr Mary Berry and her inspiring work as founder of the Schola Gregoriana. Not mentioned in the article is......

Mean What You Say

JUST AS JESUS broke the mould of the religion of his day, should we not try to break the mould of ours? The Scriptures are only useful to us in order to make sense of our lives......

Happy Families

ON THE FEAST of the Holy Family it is fitting and appropriate that the Sunday homily is centred on the sanctity of marriage and the pressures on family life today. Being away......

Answers For The Puzzled

I HAVE HAD some queries about the source of quotations used in the Catholic Herald crossword. The source is the Jerusalem Bible Lectionary. In practice I use a Sunday Missal but......

And Moreover...

THE POINT TO bear in mind about tasteless advertising, or any other gratuitous reference to religious belief, is that it degrades those who do it, rather than those on the......