Page 4, 5th December 1997

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Care In The Community?

EIGHT YEARS AGO the White Paper, Caring for People, was before the House of Commons, and wide-ranging changes became law within a few weeks early in 1990, after quite inadequate......

Getting, Spending ... Giving

CTIRISTMAS APPROACHES at a frightening rate — for those of us who still have major buying expeditions to fit in. There can be something akin to "consumer fatigue" associated......

The Excellent And Moderate Letter (28 November) On The...

Instruction on Lay Ministry from the Vatican covered many essential points on why the Instruction is deeply regettable. But there is more to regret. 60 years ago I willingly......

Concern For Catholic Charities

I REFER TO YOUR REPORT On two Catholic charities having their bank accounts frozen by the charity Commissioners. It is quite likely that a number of readers will be concerned......

Unity Comfort

I WAS COMFORTED by your editorial on church unity (21 November), after being chilled by some of Fr Sean Healy's comments on Anglican /Methodist conversations the week before. If......

Saddam And Sanctions

YOURS IS A CONFUSING paper: On the one hand you have columnists like Melanie McDonagh, Rolheiser, Torkington, Glimmer and others, nearly always wise and inspiring; on the other......

And Moreover...

AT A TIME when there is a growing climate in which the word "Vocation" is increasingly being seen as a very important word at every level in the life and ministry of our Church......

The Political Attitudes Of "palestinian And Israeli...

more complex than Con Coughlin (feature, 21 November)seems aware, though no doubt "the Vatican" is aware of the complexities in changing its stance towards Israel. The......