Page 4, 30th August 1991

30th August 1991
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Papal Perestroika

POPE John XXIII will seem in time to have been the Gorbachev of the Roman Catholic Church, bringing in perestroika and glasnost with the Second Vatican Council (1962-65). The......

Too Tough On The Welsh

FR John Owen reports (August 16) with thinly dissimulated glee, on the demise of the Welsh chapel. The reasons he gives affect all churches and it is unlikely that his will be......

Battle

of figures IN REPLY to John Battle (August 2), it is true that the mean (average) income of the bottom 10 per cent fell by 6.2 per cent between 1979-1980, after housing costs.......

Off The Mark

MAY I suggest the courtesy of your columns to pay a compliment and make a complaint? I was very impressed by the sensitivity of Paul Goodman in a recent interview with me (Me......

Christ Does Not Sit In Feminist Camp

MARY Grey's wholehearted endorsement of a feminist book by Anne Primavesi (August 23) contains words that do not sit easily within the context of Catholic belief: ". . the......

Gorbachev 's Legacy To Believers

THE demise of communism in the country which first gave it life this week singularly failed to reverse the political fortunes of Mikhail Gorbachev. Never in six and a half years......

Prejudice Dressed Up As Christianity

THE Christian churches have made great strides in recent years in moving towards the sort of active pastoral care that breaks down society's outlandish prejudices and fears......

How Do You Say?

DESMOND Albrow (August 23) is almost right when he says that a regional accent (referring to Scots) often compounds smugness. I can testify that to 51 million Scots the upper......

Banking Blunder

AS an employee of the Midland Bank I wish to correct an inaccuracy in your article (August 16) "Midland's NI branches faces Catholic boycott". Although formerly owned by Midland......

North West Shrine That Gives Peace

THANK you for printing Mr Cravan's letter (August 9) about visiting and helping our own shrine of Ladyewell. Whilst the troubles in Yugoslavia are dreadfully worrying and call......