Page 7, 28th May 1999

28th May 1999
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The Pope's Visit To Iraq

THE NEWS THAT the Holy Father is to visit Iraq this autumn "in the footsteps of Abraham" will be unwelcome in Downing Street and in the White House. There can be little doubt......

A Disgrace To Journalism

FORMER ENGLAND rugby captain Lawrence Dallaglio, by general consent, has been, at best very foolish indeed, at worst criminal. It may or may not emerge from further......

Thirty Years Ago

St John Stevas tables 'anti-abortion' bill IN AN ArrEmvr to end the "legalised abortion racket", Mr Norman St John-Stevas MP aims to introduce a private member's Bill in the......

Sixty Years Ago

`Most Catholic' Canadians' loyal greetings THE KING'S AND QUEEN'S triumphal progress through their Dominion of Canada continues. Cardinal Villeneuve, in full Cardinal's robes,......

Ecumenical Endeavour From The Rt Revd Cormac...

very much regret the tone of the leading article, and in particular, the article of Ian Ker, with his comments on the latest ARCIC document, The Gift of Authority. To disparage......

Papal Primacy

From the Hon Gerard Noel Sir, To return to the socalled "Calvinist" point, the learned letters of Dr Sheridan Gilley (May 14) and Mr Anthony McClaran (May 21) have moved the......

Reordering And `the Mind Of The Church'

From Mr Richard Sheridan Sir, I have noted that Bishop Hugh Lindsay is quick to take up his pen to respond to those concerned parties who have written about the reordering of......

Bishop's Skulls

From Mr T Kamsika Sir, your article in The Catholic Herald 21 May 1999 "Cardinal hits out as 'bishops put career before God"' brings to mind the words of St John Chrysostom:......

A Pilgrim's Prayer

From Mrs Magdalen Goffin Sir, I wonder if the Guild of Our Lady of Walsingham still exists. As children in Norfolk we all belonged to it and used to recite what was called "The......

National Charities For Catholics To Mistrust From Mr...

Sir, I was extremely concerned to see that all three Catholic weekly newspapers this weekend (21/23 May) carried half page advertisements for the registered charity Scope. Scope......

In Praise Of Modern Liturgy

From Mr Peter Patient Sir, Over half a century after the event, my puzzlement at experiencing a Tridentine Mass while out shopping with a playmate and his mum is still vivid. As......

No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

NOTHING gives me greater pleasure than attending the Catholic Women of the Year Luncheon, where dedicated but unsung heroines of the Catholic community are feted and tuck in to......