Page 4, 28th April 1989

28th April 1989
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Pulpit Persuasion Of Another Country

SERMONS used to be big business. In an age before radio and television the best preachers were cult figures. The Victorians flocked in their tens of thousands to hear Liddon and......

Jesus In The Back Row Of The Pews

OVER the last three weeks, we have endeavoured to bring to your attention areas of the Church and Catholic life that have too often in the past been swept under the carpet as at......

When The State Kills

"WHEN the State Kills" is a disturbing report released by Amnesty International this week. It shows just how low our collective disregard for human life has sunk worldwide. The......

Human Angle Takes The Wrong Slant On Aids

MARY Kenny's article, (The Human Angle, April 21) outlining the views of Michael Fumento, offers a picture of the HIV phenomenon which is dangerously misleading. It is......

Saints Turn In Graves

HOW strange that anyone should ever have considered that the 450th anniversary of the dissolution of Whitby Abbey was the fitting objective of an ecumenical commemoration (April......

Christ's Words For The Married

FATHER Callaghan (April 21) waxes eloquent over the pains of "marriage failure." But surely this is a somewhat misleading term, suggesting something like heart failure, which......

No Catholic Tunnel Vision On Abortion

I FELT very saddened to read Councillor Riley's letter (April 21) and I am sorry to tell him that it is far from the case that pro-life organisations receive 'massive support,......

Choosing The Cross Of Christ Not That Of My Homosexuality

AS a non-practising homosexual who has always, since becoming a Catholic in 1953, fully accepted the teaching of the Church on this subject, I would like to comment on the......

Proper Uses Of Contraceptive Pill

DR Dermot Burke's letter (April 14) raises two points: first, the question of the consummation of marriage — which you have already answered in your editorial comment. The......