Page 4, 27th May 1988

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The Evil Of Loadsamoney

THE PRIME Minister's address to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has naturally caused controversy. It was the subject of widespread coverage in the Sunday papers,......

Monastic Mouldbreaker Farwell Dies At Worth

by Martin Newland THE monk who met the world on its own terms and persuaded it to recognise the value of the monastic vocation has died, aged 74, at Worth Abbey, his home for......

Wake Up To Injustices Now

THE long-awaited attack by the Catholic bishops' conference on the Government's promotion and practice of deep social injustice (April 22) gives partial satisfaction to those of......

Deterrence A Means, Not An End

S MACKENZIE (May 13) quotes papal statements on peace rather selectively. As the Catholic Herald reported (January 22) Pope John Paul II stated in his annual address to the......

Is Law The Only Way Ahead Lefebvre's After The Alton...

ANOTHER attempt to amend the Abortion Act having failed, and the successful tactics employed by the pro-abortion MPs likely to be repeated on any and every future occasion,......

Recognising Africa's Own Experience Of Holocaust

YOUR leading article (March 25) on Civilta Cattolica and the Holocaust has some limitations. I challenge the statement, "The Holocaust is, one must fondly hope, a unique......

Is Penance Now Obsolete As A Sacrament?

IS IT possible for a sacrament to become obsolete? Is that not precisely what is happening to the sacrament of Penance? There was a time, say 25 years ago, when you would find......

Sld Not 'so Weak' In Polls

YOU make another unwarranted attack on the Social and Liberal Democrats when in your leading article (May 13) you state "the recent local elections have shown that the centre......

We Object

WITH reference to "Time flies as supporters caught aslumber" (May 13) on David Alton's bill. We were amazed that a Catholic paper should carry such a flippant article on a......

Church Role In Care For Handicapped Underlined

JOHN O'Donnell (Viewpoint April 29) may be consoled to know that more people share his views than perhaps he realises. The recently formed community-based Association for the......

Listening To Rome On Deterrence

CHRISTOPHER Lewis (May 6) refers to many religious orders who for some unknown excuse do not come off the nuclear fence. The unknown excuse is contained in the Pope's......