Page 4, 27th April 1990

27th April 1990
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Aid By Poverty Not Politics

THE criticisms made by Alexander Tomsky and Penelope Winter (April 13) of CAFOD's plea that the poor of the third world should not be forgotten in the wake of reforms in eastern......

Doctor's Dilemma In Problem Birth

ANNA Hewitt's letter (April 13) "No Grey Areas" demands a response. The present Pope's condemnation of contraception in all circumstances is based on his constant assertion that......

No Place For Women

HOW right P M Lavin is (April 6). The church is guilty of chauvinism in its persistent refusal to allow female altar servers. It is interesting to note that this prohibition was......

Rescue Priest's Word Over The Ruling Of Jury And Court

ALL who know Fr Morrow (April 20) will testify to his gentle, loving and prayerful manner. Fr Morrow denied the charge and has appealed. That the Catholic Herald chose to take......

Selfless Celibacy

RE Jean Jarvis' letter on celibacy (April 20). I disagree with her strongly. Surely it must be recognised that the celibacy of our religious leaders reflects their......

A Beacon Of Hope

A FEW weeks ago Nelson Mandela was in prison in South Africa and there were those of us who did not believe that he would be released in his lifetime. Then everything changed.......

A Step Backwards

ONE of the pro-abortion MPs summed up the result of this week's vote on time limits by stating that the 1967 Act had been "liberalised". And she was right in her analysis. While......

Back To The Future On Priestly Celibacy

THE statistic that 100,000 priests have left the ministry in the past 20 years is a shocking one. It is also the central theme around which author David Rice, himself a laicised......