Page 4, 2nd August 1985

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Soap Saturated Soporific Sillies

WE ARE NOW well and truly into the silly season and it can be said that the silly season in our country is one of the silliest in the world. Parliament has risen. The High Court......

The People Not The State

IN YOUR editorial of June 28 you say the Vatican document The Common Bond says "it is notable that for the first time reference has been made to the land of Israel and its......

Parental Rights

AS A VISITOR to this country, and as a principal of a Catholic school in Montreal, I am most interested in the Gillick case. In my opinion, law makers should valiantly uphold......

Crucifix

YOUR CORRESPONDENT'S disparaging comments concerning the crucifix (not crosier) carried by the Pope, July 19 calls for comment. It was in fact made be Lelia Scorzelli of Rome, a......

An Answer To Priestly Vocations

A PARTIAL solution to declining priestly vocations is easier than we tend to want to think. Female religious and laywomen (an awkward term) are, at present, very much involved......

Abstinence

YOUR CORRESPONDENT July 12 worried about the effects of Communion under both kinds on the alcoholic need not be concerned. Those with a drink problem abstain from taking the cup......

Lasting Impressions In Christian Art

PETER KOENIG'S letter about the religious Art Exhibition in Westminster Cathedral demands an answer. Although one could argue that all art, as an extension of God's Creation, is......

Plundered Churches

PAUL DELANEY'S admirable article "The art of depicting holiness" provided much information about the contributions made by both artist and patron to the beauty of Holiness. It......

Relics In Bookform

I HAVE a special interest in Religious relics and am preparing a comprehensive book concerning them. The work is not confined solely to relics of the Christian faith, but all......

Not Since The Wheel Nor The Screw

An examination of mass communications technology in the service of the Church by Philip Vickers*. IT IS NOT often that an official Home Office report claims a superlative as it......