Page 7, 4th March 1977

4th March 1977
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Take A Clear Look At Religious Formation

The first sentence of Richard Dowden's article in the Catholic Herald of February 18 gives a false impression of the speech by Mrs Shirley Williams at St Albans. She introduced......

Women Priests: Rights And Rules

No one fully knows the mind of Christ, but I think that it is a reasonable assumption that one reason he did not choose women to he apostles is that the position of women in......

Thanks From Overseas

This letter is to say many thanks to those readers of the Catholic Herald who responded to the letter "A Call from Chile" which appeared in your newspaper just before Christmas.......

Civil Rights For Unborn

May I correct a misunderstanding about LIFE in the article by Norman St John-Stores in your issue of February 25? Far from being a "new" organisation, LIFE is nearly seven years......

Disappointment Over The Survey

I feel that I ought to tell you of my disappointment at attempting to answer the questions in the Catholic Herald poll. Such polls have considerable disadvantages as means of......

The Politics Of Poverty And Justice

I have missed most of the correspondence regarding South Africa, but I feel Fr A. Soane (January 28) has a point when he says that criticism of investors does not arise from......

Council Queried

I take it that Mr Edward Oliver (February 25) is defending the Social Morality Council's reports on religious education, not Humanism. I note that he does not question one......

Look No Hands!

Last May our Bishops obtained permission from the Holy See to allow the faithful the freedom to receive Holy Communion in the hand. In their statement at the time the bishops......

Organising Research

I am engaged in research into organs built by Roy Huntingford of Walthamstow, and would he grateful if any of your readers could help me. I would be interested to hear of the......

Heretics And Tradition

In reply to Gerard Patrick Loughlin s letter of February 25 on the subject of "Misfits", I would like to point out that Dorothy Johnson's aim, as I understand it, was to point......

There I R S E A L In "ev Id Ently" G E N V .' Id ' John...

King's Land, Salhouse, , Norfolk. With regard to the cor respondence over Dr Kiing's latest book, the ordinary layman may wonder what Christianity really means if the author......

Truth Of Mission Murders Distorted

Fr Brian McGarry's article of February 18 on the murder of the seven missionaries in Rhodesia is a classic example of suppression of the truth — by insinuation, distortion and......

Hideous Trade In Slaughter

With regard to animal rights, the whole relationship between man and animals is fraught with great difficulty, and is indeed a profound and terrifying mystery. Two great evils......

Fee Enquiry

A commission has been appointed by the Standing Committee of the General Synod to re-examine under the chairmanship of the Archdeacon of Bodmin the justification for payment of......

Cardinal Mistake

I hate to contradict you, but I would like to point out that Cardinal Luigi Traglia (your report of February 4 headed "Cardinal 'very ill'") served as vicegerent, not......