Page 4, 26th February 1993

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Capital Punishment

THE ITALIAN theologians and prison chaplains are to be congratulated on their questioning of the failure of the new "Universal Catechism", released later this spring in this......

Therapy For Catholics Who Chased False Gods

FR RONALD Rolheiser (Catholic Herald, 12 February) writes: "In our Western world today there are thousands of women and men, often in their 40s or 50s, who are lying on......

National Survey Needs Our Help To See How Christians Work

COULD I bring to the attention of your readers an important national survey which has just been launched? The survey is being undertaken by Christians in Public Life, a project......

Homeless Near The Cathedral

REGARDING Kate O'Neil's letter concerning the cathedral and the homeless, (Catholic Herald, 14 February). When working with the single homeless in Bristol I was taught never to......

The History Behind The Gunpowder Plot

I AM currently engaged in a study of the Gunpowder Plot and I hope to end with a brief consideration of the "celebrations" of guy Fawkes Day in this country up to the present......

Roy Thomas (catholic Herald 22 February) Knows Very...

It has been proved that those who abuse have themselves been abused. If the young (even babies) have been sexually abused then this is normal. Even mothers and grandparents are......

World

THE PR Co-ordinator of the Catholic Marriage Advisory Council (CMAC) writes that "in an ideal world the sacrament of marriage is a lifelong commitment", (Catholic Herald, 12......

The Pope Has Not Got It Wrong

PETER Hebblethwaite seeks to ferret out any old "imprecision" which might "ruin" the simple restatement of the Church's teaching on women priests put forward by Joanna Bogle......

Unemployment: Public Enemy Number One

Richard Cockett ON THE eve of Mrs Thatcher's election victory in 1979, the Labour Prime Minister, James Callaghan, was being driven around Parliament Square in his official car......

Afire In The Family Hearth

DID JAMIE have to die to shock us into chest-beating mea eulpas about the moral desert we have created and inhabit? Perhaps he did. The sheer horror of the murder of a toddler......