Page 5, 3rd January 1969

3rd January 1969
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Crisis Will Worsen In Year Ahead

by Norman St. John-Stevas M Y first and pleasant task is to k Am w r i e s a n de a r l s 1 1 CACATHOLICil s 7 a happy and holy New '' .,i Year. The year 1968 was in many ways......

A Christian Can Choose His Neighbours

S OME of us who greatly admired the writings of Mr. Christopher Hollis in the thirties find him more and more perplexing nowadays. For instance, in your issue of December 13 he......

No Reply From The Vatican

T HE Vatican Council instructed the laity that it was their duty to be active, and not passive bystanders, and to follow their conscience. Since July I have followed the......

Keep Off The Hobby Horses

W ELL. Sir, I have stuck by you during 1968. 1 hope I shall be able to do the same during 1969. Don't get me wrong. I'm not complaining about your editorial policy because I......

Used Papers

O CCASIONALLY I get copies of the CATHOLIC HERALD mailed by friends, but not regularly. Would your readers in England and elsewhere be willing to help by sending me old copies......

Ban On You Know What?

, are once again making New Year resolutions. Could you. please, make one? I am sure it would meet with the approval of a large number of your readers. I am referring to the......

Holidays For Aged

A GROUP of people are endeavouring to form a society for the promotion of holidays for Catholic people of all ages in attractive and congenial surroundings in the English Lake......

Drugs Information

T HE King's Fund Hospital Centre, alive as it is to the health needs of the community, has been holding a series of one-day conferences with those working within the sphere of......

Dangerous Talk

G ILLIE POTTER states (December 20): "Never enter into controversy with a social or intellectual inferior." It is indeed dangerous, as you might get the worst of the argument.......

Support Or One Nun From Another

R EGARDING St. Teresa Margaret's article on the rights of nuns—how right she is and what a pity that more sisters of like mind don't feel free to voice their opinions for fear......

All Calm In N. Ireland?

L AST year was one of turmoil in the Catholic Church, Yet the remarkable feature of 1968 in Northern Ireland has been the almost total absence of discussion or public expression......

Albrow And The Priests On The Pyre

I AM glad that Desmond Albrow believes there is a case to be made for the abolition of the celibacy rule but I don't agree with him that the prose style of a letter is......