Page 4, 31st October 1997

31st October 1997
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Papal Encouragement

AFTER THE ENGLISH and Welsh bishops had completed their meetings with the Curial departments in the Vatican last week, they were received by the Pope, both individually and......

Power Of The Church People

THIS GOVERNMENT 1S determined to mobilise all the considerable powers at its command to drive home its policies and attempt to ensure subsequent terms of office. Neither Unions......

Htb's Alpha Course Not Fundamentalist Enough

HAVING JUST BEEN through an "Alpha" course with fellow Catholics and other local Christians, I can't quite see it as an example of the "misguided, dangerous enthusiasm"......

Ireland: Church V State

WHAT EXACTLY was the significance of Archbishop Desmond Connell's article on sovereignty and secularism in the Irish Times (reported in the Herald,17 October) recently? For Dr......

No Cloning A Human Being

I AM CERTAINLY no supporter of cloning, but I feel your editorial (17 October) feeds into the misunderstanding of this issue. As Catholics we must surely believe that human......

Marriage And Divorce Laws Are Christ's, Not The Church's

I WAS SURPRISED at your comments on divorce and remarriage (editorial, 24 October). You appear to believe that somehow we are talking about a law of the Church which is open to......

Rewriting History At The Expense Of Truth: Apologise? No,...

WE ARE GIVEN to understand (report, 24 October)that the Spanish bishops are going to "ask forgiveness" for supporting General Franco. I am of the generation that remembers the......

And Moreover...

I WAS PLEASED TO READ of Sheila Kaye-Smith (17 October). The accompanying photograph shows the church she built just before re-ordering was complete. Our Lady and St John now......