Page 4, 25th January 1980

25th January 1980
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The Debt I Owe To Father Kung

I should be very grateful if I might use your letter page to pay tribute to Fr Kung. As a convert of some forly year standing. I should like to say how much I owe to Fr Kong's......

`godness' Is Goodness

WHY adopt a paoicular stance. he it humility, blind acceptance or fear, before embarking on a quest for truth? Truth is quintessential and surely an open mind in the best point......

Peril Ofecumenolatry

1 WAS ashamed and saddened by part of the Catholic Standard editorial {January 4) regarding the Presbyterian Moderator. One would not expect a Christian newspaper to join in the......

Clarity Over Farm Street

ot H iccount 1.Jan si ii iluz ',Icstut olliLc dear is misleaklmg. No. It I arm Sr icei. the huilding to in 1111L111 being in the oloees, ol relurtmlonent. is not part (I tIiL......

Is It Wise To Spread Home Ownership

DAVID Alton (January 4) calls for a review of whether and how homeownership should he spread. His suggestions as to how make good sense. but he does not attempt the root problem......

Dave Allen's Humour

to the letter of Fr Guy Brinkwooh SJ in the Catholic Herald of January 4. The reason why the so called humour of Dave Allen gets such an airing on TV is that so many people in......

Magi's Gifts

PATRICK O'Donovon writes that the Magi's gift of myrrh was as useful as "giving a child a motorcycle," However, myrrh was, and still is, used as a medicine for teething......

Tackling Scourge Of Drug Abuse

I READ with great interest in "Letter from Italy" (Catholic Herald, JanLary I I), that a group of writers lad suggested that the Franciscans shculd be of service to today's......

Broadening The Base Of The Parish Ministry

I RATHER tend to read A. B. M. Stead's statement (January 111 "There is no reason to believe that the significance of the unmodernised form of dress was ever misunderstood." as......

Afghan Chess Game

THE way in which the Afghan crisis Li reported is open to challenge. It seems to Inc that the United States and Russia had agreed on zones ol . influence. In the East, the......

Privileges Lost

ON Nov 30 you published a thoughtful letter from a prisoner in Wormwood Scrubs, Shane O'Doherty. He was punished for writing it by the loss of 14 days' privileges. Prisoners arc......

Value Of Pro-life Groups

HAVING been involved with the "Communications" side of Let Live almost ever since it began, I feel it would he very sad of Ihe several prolife caring organisations should seem......