Page 4, 29th March 1996

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We Need Better Books About The Good Book

CATHOLICS ARE AT war with some of the values of secular society birth control, abortion, euthanasia. From television to MPs, from books to newspapers, our society holds up......

Too Harsh A Penalty?

WHILE A BILLION viewers watched Susan Sarandon pick up the Best Actress Award for her portrayal of Sr Helen Prejean in Dead Man Walking at the Oscars this week, the nun herself......

Proud To Be 'obsessed' By Mary

THERE IS, PERHAPS, a measure of biblical and theological confusion in Melanie McDonagh's article concerning the Blessed Virgin and the Rosary (Catholic Herald, 15 March). She......

Never Deny The Jewish Holocaust

WITH REFERENCE tO Mr Hutchings' letter in the Catholic Herald, 15 March. It is true that Schindler's List was published as a work of fiction, but this was probably for two......

Where Was God In Dunblane?

RE YOUR EDITORIAL "Where was God?" (Catholic Herald, 22 March). As the full horror of Dunblane unfolded, and headlines broke around the world, one bore the words, "Massacre of......

Which Parts Of The Gospel Can We Change If Any?

TAMPERING WITH the Word of the Lord to change the meaning of the text of Holy Scripture, as Mr Derrick points out (Catholic Herald, Letters, 15 March), is assuredly......

The Parents' Duty To Know What Their Child Is Being Taught

THE RECENT Vatican instruction, The Muth and meaning of Human Sexuality Guidelines for Education within the Family, reiterates the Church's teaching that parents are the primary......

A Fellow Christian Worthy Of Being Made A Saint?

WITH REFERENCE to the proposal that fellow-Christians should be considered for canonisation, I have long wished that Dr Samuel Johnson, in my opinion GKC's great Exemplar, might......