Page 4, 27th January 1995

27th January 1995
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Shooting The Messenger Often Leaves The Message

IT WAS, IN MANY ways, a papal tour that captured the very essence of John Paul II. A peripatetic pontiff for whom all the world truly is a stage, the Pope proved once again his......

Why You Can Never Walk Alone In A Family Graveyard

WHENEVER I GO home, I go and have a look at the place where I'm going to be buried. I know where it's going to be because it's where my father and grandfather are buried; in a......

A Priest: Less Academia, More Care

RECENTLY THERE HAS been a good deal in the Catholic Herald about the terrible deeds by bishops and priests who have either hurt children and whole families, or who have tried......

Dr Theide And The Mark Papyrus

WOULDN'T C.S. LEWIS have been delighted by the row caused by Dr Carsten Theide's claim that papyrus fragments of St Mark's Gospel should be dated prior to AD 70, and thus before......

But Secular Priests Do Not Take Vows

SINCERE LETTERS LIKE that of Ms Teresa Thomas on celibacy and priests who leave to marry distress me. They reveal the fundamental problem of a growing debate on the issue while......

Why Do Catholics Ignore Abstinence?

heading for Jake Thackray's View From the Pew "It's still fish on Fridays" ending "we practise abstinence on Fridays". Although Catholics used to be labelled "Fish on Fridays"......

John Battle Misses The Point About Animal Rights...

Herald, 20 January.) To ill-treat and kill sentient creatures in order to - satisfy human appetites is cruel, wicked and totally unnecessary. Once we dismiss love and compassion......