Page 4, 3rd February 1989

3rd February 1989
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Has Its Rules

YOUR correspondent, Ruth Clancy (January 27) is right when she thinks that she is entitled to hold any views her conscience allows or commands her to hold. (Some of them, she......

Fr Kit Cunningham (january 20) Has Been Strongly...

both religious communities and the laity in his criticism of the withdrawal by religious orders from independent schools. His though is the one voice in all this argument which......

In Response To Sr Deirdre Duffy And Others (january 27),

1 would have thought it is precisely because of "current trends and values" that the loss of any one more of the diminishing number of Catholic schools whether independent or......

Green Light For The Laity

THE Pope's Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Christifideles Laid, released this week, is a milestone in the development of a workable and realistic theology of the laity. It is......

Saving Lives Not Money

THE fact that we all have a stake in the National Health Service and its adequate funding has been that service's surest protection against the piecemeal destruction that has......

The Laity Are Not Children

AS A parish Justice and Peace Group, we would like to endorse Rita Gilligan's letter (January 13). We do not understand why, with a few notable exceptions, justice and peace......

Ladies `please'

ONCE again I write to ask your readers, who have been so helpful to us in the past, for their nominations for the Catholic Women of the Year. The Committee, who represent or who......

Where Is Purgatory?

I WAS surprised to read Fr Rolheiser on Purgatory (January 13). I have always understood that Purgatory is a place separate from heaven. Ronald Rolheiser tells that is not true.......

No East End Re-baptism

THE phrase "re-baptismal process" in Matthew Keegan's article on the neo-catechum enate (January 6) is a very poor choice of terminology for what the writer previously refers......