Page 4, 31st December 1993

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The Year Of Iconoclasts

IN THE END, 1993 was snatched from the jaws of defeat and the royal epithet "annus horribilis". The year belonged to those who dared overturn conventional wisdom, to the......

Nostradamus's Forecasts

THOUGH WE DON'T believe in Nostredamus, he kindly shared with us some of his predictions for 1994. The Vatican announces that the new English language Universal Catechism will......

Desmond Albrow

Britons learned that nothing is fair in war FIFTY YEARS AGO this month, in the middle of one of the greatest wars in our history, the British became officially aware of two......

Intercomrnunion With Catholic Church

I AM SORRY TO disappoint any of your readers who were excited by your lead story, "New Guinea's Anglicans to Move to Rome" (Catholic Herald, 17 December) for the truth is there......

The Establishment Of The Church Of England: Perhaps Not...

I WONDER WHETHER you are in tune with the majority of your readers when you express the view that the Establishment of the Church of England provides the people of the southern......

A Plea Against The New Housing Cuts

I AM WRITING to protest at the government's proposed cut in support for housing by over £30 billion over the next 2 years. Support for housing associations will be cut by over......

And Moreover...

GLENYS ROBERTS' ADULATION of Mgr Alfred Gilbey, certainly an acquired taste, was not shared by some Catholic undergraduates at Cambridge. It used to be said of Valentine Elwes,......

The Re-ordering Debate: Does Father, With Two Years Of...

WE ARE ALL greatly indebted to Fr John McGowan for his contribution to the re-ordering debate (Catholic Herald, 3 December), so revealing both in its blatant heterodoxy and its......