Page 4, 2nd May 1997

2nd May 1997
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The Tests Of Faith

A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO the Herald carried a picture of a poster which has been circulated around parishes, showing a distraught woman, a priest and the question: "Her son has......

Telling Topples Trust

THE PRESS JOVE them, publishers profit by them, the voyeur and gossip in all of us are pandered to by them. They are the diaries of the famous or, at least, the quite......

Is There A Future For Women In The Church?

YOUR ARTICLE on the decision of the Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary to pull out of their schools in Ascot and Shaftesbury (18 April) quotes a "Church spokesman" as stating......

At The Heart Of Matter

IN LOOKING forward to Edward Stourton's BBC series on the Church (Charterhouse, 18 April), let us hope that he will not once again fan the dying flames of the Galileo......

Could St George's Days Be Numbered?

As ONE WHO has promoted celebration of St George's Day for 35 years I felt it would have been better if your paper had continued the Catholic media practice of ignoring St......

The Reluctant Patron

YOUR EDITORIAL (18 April) rightly states that the sculptor Anthony-Noel Kelly's use of body casts raises serious ethical questions. It is in clear breach of the respect which we......

Idealism That Is Far From Ideal

I WAS INTERESTED to read the (expected) reactions to my letter on the Polish Church (4 April). However, I would point out that anti-semitism — the most abhorrent crime of the......

And Moreover...

DOLORES JOHNSON (letter, 18 April) does not know me or she would know that, whatever my sins (and I am told that they are numerous) I do not descend to sarcasm. My letter with......