Page 4, 31st October 1986

31st October 1986
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Maintaining The Assisi Peace

WHAT can be done to make this week's prayer-for-peace "summit" at Assisi more than a nine-day wonder? So impressive an occasion naturally received worldwide acclaim, but we live......

Front Page Of Concern

IT IS difficult to decide which of two stories, (Catholic Herald, October 3), is the more depressing and unpleasant: the "overwhelming majority" and their "flood of complaints"......

Boycott Sex Shops

MOST people are noticing the rising tide of sexual abuse and murder of women and children in our society today. One of the factors contributing to this is the increase in sale......

Boring Churches

WE HAVE only now seen the inaccurate notice of our book London's Churches. (August l). The book is not "misleadingly" called "London's Churches". It deals with this vast subject......

Li ▪ Berals

agree FRANK FIELD, (October 17), tried hard to be objective in his account of the party conference season. The truest word he said was "it is near impossible to describe the......

No To Remarriage

MRS Cecilia Hall, October 10, suggests several ways in which Catholics who have remarried in civil ceremonies after divorce may in good conscience receive the Blessed Sacrament.......

Schoolings Other Side

AM I alone in feeling annoyed at the prominence given in the Catholic Herald to independent schools? (October 10). Where is the heralding for the many good things done in the......

Unacceptable Nuclear Odds

HAVING read Sir Geoffrey Jackson, October 10, "Peace in our Time", in which he states that peace at any price "has become a catchphrase, a political slogan, a synonym for......

Research Bandwagon Devalues Human Life

TERENCE SHEEHY must have a simplistic view of bodily functions if he believes that complex physiological processes, such as ovulation, can be turned on and off like a tap......

Come Off It Father

IN REPLY to Fr Martin Tierney in his "here and there" column, October 17, in the Catholic Standard, your Irish edition. RTE broadcasts two major religious programmes weekly on......

Sixth Form Development

IAN GAFFNEY's letter, October 17, bore the headline "Awash with doubts over sixth form colleges", and was, he admitted, based on the little evidence he has so far. It seemed......

Peace, The Price Of Poverty

IF I read Sir Geoffrey Jackson right, October 10, and he is not always clear, then he seems to suggest that nuclear disarmers are pacifists and this is a bad thing, w hile the......

Express Your Views On Handicap

Viewpoint John O'Leary mourns the plight of the mentally handicapped IN the annual report of the Mental After Care Association, which operates nine homes and five hostels for......