Page 4, 29th August 1997

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Fight For Our Schools

"SINCE IT IS the parents who have given life to their children, on them lies the gravest obligation of educating their family" — so lays down the Declaration on Christian......

Cheers For 'the Youth'

CRISES, WHAT clustis? In two areas of Catholic life which invariably evoke gloom the sun shone this week. The priestly vocations "crisis" is not nearly as bad worldwide as it......

Thanks

SOME 60 YEARS ago the eminent lay Catholic theologian E I Watkin wrote a book called The Catholic Centre. In it he presents as the two major characteristics of anything and......

I Was Interested To Read The Interview With Archbishop Denis

Hurley (22 August). But as so often with interviews, the one question I was hoping he would be asked wasn't put...If he maintains, as he does, that the reforms envisaged by the......

Billing At The Birth Of Fascism

IN HIS REVIEW of Wilde's Last Stand: Decadence, Conspiracy and the First World War (15 August) Andrew McHallam correctly dwells on the war hysteria which led to the......

Consecrated Virginity

CONCERNING "Consecrated Virgins have no one to turn to" (15 August). Any woman in non convent forms of Consecrated Life does have safeguards and someone to turn to. The......

Opus Dei Or Octopus Dei'?

I wRrrE ON Opus Dei (letters, 8 August) with the background of my 36 years of residence in Spain, where it all began. I agree wholeheartedly with G Croal that the whole......

And Moreover...

I HAVE BEEN reading the various letters, both for and against the events in Medjugorje. Sadly it is like a battle of wits being played out in the bosom of Holy Church. What is......