Page 4, 28th October 1983

28th October 1983
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Keeping A Sense Of Proportion

IT IS FONDLY to be hoped that the Synod of Bishops just coming to an end in Rome will have a profound effect on both nations and individuals. In the case of the latter, has the......

Position Of Stigmata

FR SANDERS' answer re the Stigmata partly answers my own curiosity as to whether all sigmatists bore the wounds in their hands in the same place. He says St Francis of Assisi......

Short Cut To Ecumenism The Piper

AT THE Synod in Rome, Cardinal form of ecumenism suggested in Roger Etchegarray, Archbishop such high places, for many of us of Marseilles, issued a passionate are scarred by a......

Where Christianity Fails?

I AM bewildered . . . Your appeals for funds to help Lepers is most moving. Altogether 1 spent some six years in India having been previously married to the son of an ordained C......

Politics In Education

ON OCT 7 you said Mr John produced by the Catholic Social McIntosh, headmaster of the Welfare Commission, discussed ILEA-aided London Oratory at all at the Oratory School? Are......

World's Greatest Event

REGARDING The Annunciation being a Holiday of Obligation, the greatest event that has happened or will happen in the history of the world was the message of the angel Gabriel to......

How Catholic Colleges Shape Up To 'the Call'

INITIAL TEACHER training at De La Salle College has been axed in spite of the campaign to retain it. Perhaps we could benefit from this sad loss by taking the opportunity to......

Walsingham Born

ON WEDNESDAY last a Mass was arranged to take place in Salford Cathedral in honour of Our Lady of Walsingham, and it drew a congregation of over 1,600 and thirty - eight......

Heartening Appeal

IT IS heartening indeed to learn that the Scottish bishops, taking politicised action in the secular' sphere, have joined with other church leaders and prominent laypeople in a......

Why Deny Us Rights?

WHY, are we told at Mass to "take and eat" (the word is masticate) and to "take and drink" when, in fact we are not allowed to drink and the paper thin white wafers can only be......

Question Box

Where does the Memorare come from and what is the full meaning of its promises? THE MEMORARE is a beautiful prayer, which incidentally has a certain respectability attached to......

Payer

I WOULD not presume to say whether or not, or why the Anglican congregation who want to be received into the Catholic Church should retain their identity, or make what S.......