Page 9, 2nd October 1998

2nd October 1998
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A Case Of Blasphemous Libel

WHAT SHOULD be the reaction of Christians to the semi-pornographic image of a scantily clad woman, tied to the cross, and published on the front cover of The Sunday Times......

The Importance Of Accurate Translations

From Right Rev David Konstant Sir, Were Mrs McLeod's letter, written as Chairman of the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice movement, merely an attack on me. I would not bother to......

The National Conference Of Priests

From Dr Bernard Lean , Sir, How refreshing to read Canon Nicholas France's article, "Why the NCP is wrong". (Sept 25). Thank God there are still some priests prepared to stand......

Thirty Years Ago

Tensions at the Labour Conference ANNUAL PARTY conferences are, fortunately very "British" affairs. The volubly-expressed ideological odds of five-to-one (in millions) against......

Tina Cousins

ATTRACTIVE CLUB diva Tina Cousins (pictured)„ctill flushed with the success of her No. 2 hit "Mysterious Times" (with Sash!), has a new record out. Called "Pray" it "confirms......

Sixty Years Ago

Belief in the sincerity of Herr Hitler FROM EVIDENCE gathered together by the Catholic Herald it is clear that the Catholics of the nation, with only solitary intellectualist......

Monastic Urges Of A Happily Married Man

From Mrs David Twiston Davies Sir, Thank you for publishing David Twiston Davies' piece "monastic urges of a happily married man" (Sept 25). Over the past twenty-five years I......

Yours Faithfully, Joanna Bogle. New Malden, Surrey. Front...

Bogle Sir, I very rarely disagree with my friend Mary Kenny, especially when she writes on marriage and family life, where she so often upholds the Christian view with......

Conservation

PRINCE PHILIP (right) is perhaps best known for his impromptu aphorisms. He is also the author of Birds from Britannia — which, before you say anything, is an ornithological......

Caroline Aherne

comEDJANs just can't stop talking about their Catholic upbringing. And it's not all bad: Frank Skinner is a practising Catholic, Steve Coogan's brother is a priest. and Tony......

Tennis With Mozart

PAIR_ MERTON, the comedian who was educated by Jesuits, has been turning his mind to the Four Last Things. "All those extremes," he says. "To be told that there is either......

Competition

HERE'S a little brain teaser. Attentive readers of this column should have no trouble with the question, because the answer is contained in a Lamb's Passage from a few weeks......

Decision That Probabl Y Had Something To Do With The Fact

that the nuns at his primary school —we/ surprise — humiliated him.......

Hildabeasts

OXFORD UNIVERSITY'S Catholic Chaplaincy is preparing for Freshers' Week in the usual way — by buying in exotic refreshments. Fr Peter Newby, the likeable Chaplain. lays on two......