Page 4, 24th July 1981

24th July 1981
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A National Day Of Prayer

WHEN VIOLENCE erupts in these islands, where the vast majoritas of people of all ages. religions, and colours, yearn for peace, we first seek someone to blame, Then we try to......

The Golden Calf

IT IS A curious and instructive fact that, in every generation, moralists give the most prominence to those sins of which they themselves happen to be innocent: Anglicans are......

Consult Us On Church Schools

THE PLEA by Archbishop Worlock for "genuine. long-term consultation with the local community ... and its representatives" as a way to resolve the problems of our cities was most......

Lessons We Can All Learn From Islam

AS one of the fess British specialists in Islamic Studies who is also a practising Roman Catholic, may I be permitted to reply to Patrick O'Donovan's ill-informed comments on......

The Plo As A Negotiating Body

WHILE I am loth to continue this exchange. I cannot pass over Mr Garners latest letter (July 17) With the silence which might be taken to imply consent to some of his more......

Beware Of Institutionalism

ONE OF THE important obstacles to the acceptance of religion is to be found in the opposition to the institational forms it assumes. One not infrequently hears the remark, "I......

Does Teilhard Conflict With Old Beliefs?

I NOTE that Cardinal Casaroli's recent letter to the Teilhard De Chardin celebrations in Paris remarks that there is required a "critical and serene study" of Teilhard's works.......

Wonderful Counsellor?

URBANUS "tricks of the housing trade left me rather disturbed. This was not so much a comment as a brief report on a particular case and what amounts to an advertisement for a......

A Confusion Over The Charismatics

THE CHARISMATICS are a kindly lot, In all the correspondence published and in letters written directly to me. the note has been sorrow rather than anger. I feel I owe it to......