Page 4, 3rd May 1985

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What Price Peace Forty Year On?

WE APPROACH the fortieth anniversary of the Allied victory in the West with one particular thought uppermost in our minds, namely of thanksgiving that virtually two generations......

Way Down The League

IT IS SAD to read that the Catholic Women's League has slipped so far from its high ideals that its leaders can accept 'in vitro' fertilisation and the freezing and storage of......

Whitehouse Aid

AS MANY readers are probably aware Mrs Mary Whitehouse was recently ordered to pay legal costs of £30,000 after losing a claim that the Independent Broadcasting Authority failed......

Persuasive Adverts

IT IS sad that advertising by the manufacturers of contraceptives is very persuasive. Many of us who promote and teach natural family planning — "fertility awareness" — do not......

Wrent Asunder!

NOT WITH little trepidation I caught sight of your epochmaking heading on page one, April 12 of your esteemed journal; that the "Square Mile to have Catholic Church". I feared......

Love: A Matter Of • \ting And Giving

LAST WEEK'S letters about Karen Armstrong were at pains to dismiss not to understand, to belittle, or condemn and attribute guilt to a person, to excuse, defend and praise a......

Shame Of Guatemala

FOLLOWING a news article in the Herald of January 25 about the Guatemala Committee for Human Rights organising a National Day of Action for Guatemala to mark the fifth......

Laity In Holland

I WAS shocked and dismayed to see the controversial photograph as part of my article on the Church in Holland April 19. The photograph showed a church in Amsterdam, part of......

Mistaken Judgments

THE ACCOUNTS one hears of the position in Holland serve to underline the difficulty of understanding without personal experience, which often leads to differences of opinion......

Proof Superfluous

WHAT concerns me most about the controversy of the Resurrection is that it appears to stand and fall on proof. Believing in God and Jesus has to be taken out of the realm of......

The Cause For Ignatius Spencer

YOUR report April 19, that Fr Brian D'Arey, rector of the Congregation of the Passion in Ireland, is to head a campaign for the canonisation of Fr Ignatius Spencer, an ancestor......

Lacking Eminence

IN QUOTING from Eucharisticum Mysterium (cf. Vatican Council 11: The Conciliar & Post Conciliar Documents; ed. by Austin Flannery, OP) Tom Coyle avoids the particular quotation......

Aid Policies: The Need For Reform

Julia Mazza, of the World Development Movement, calls for radical changes in Britain's aid programme. IN SIX months Korem Camp has become as familiar a name as Belsen. Ethiopia......