Page 4, 5th February 1988

5th February 1988
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Justice Should Be Seen To Be Done

ON THE facts actually presented to it which have, by the rules of evidence, to be new evidence, the Court of Appeal felt bound not to order a retrial in the case of the......

Weeping For The Birmingham Six As Justice Loses Some...

THE DISMAY which followed the Appeal Court's judgement on the Birmingham Six last week did not come from the IRA. In fact, violent men in the Six Counties were the only winners......

Fair Play

SINCE the formation of the Christian Broadcasting Campaign five years ago we have seen public opposition to current broadcasting trends grow. Yet there is still no change in the......

Daily Prayer For Unity

ONCE again, may I, through your paper, draw the attention of other Christians to a short prayer for Unity, "0 God, please heal our divisions and unite us", which can be said......

Facts Straight On Middlesbrough

I THANK you for your item about the new cathedral for the diocese of Middlesbrough (January 8). The item was not completely correct. The Cathedral has in fact been in use as a......

Cardinal's Unsuccessful Bid

I FEAR I must put in a good word for the real history of the Order of St John. Clerkenwell Priory was the HQ of the Sovereign Military Order of St John not the Venerable Order......

Sinners May Become Saints

THANK you for the article on that marvelous woman Dorothy Day (January 15) spoiled for me by one paragraph and I quote: "There are hopes that she may eventually be canonized. My......

C Of E Guild Members

THIS parish (St Vincent de Paul, Clapham Common) is making a great leap forward in ecumenical relations. For the first time ever, membership of the Guild of the Blessed......

The Goodness Shone Out Of Freda

THE DEATH of Freda Bruce Lockhart (November 13) has left me with a sense of feeling that a part of my life has gone with her, although, of course, one knew for years how very......

Constantly Enlarged Monastery

I WOULD like to point out three mistakes in Mary James' interesting account of Farnborough Abbey. Firstly, the monastery was not handed over to the English Benedictines in 1947......

Working Towards Women Of The Year

IN THE PAST your readers have been very helpful to us ir. the selection of the Catholic Women of the Year. The Committee chose four women from all walks of life, not only the......

Last Rites For Casimir

IN your January 15 issue I read with great interest "The Charterhouse Chronicle" with the various instances of IrishPolish relations faithfully reported. However the statement:......

Sharing Time With Different Faiths In School

inter-racial mix in is yirrc stage, comes forward at a precarious time for Religious Education as we know it. The (Baker) Bill coincides with the emergence of the multi-faith......

Psychiatry All The Doesn't Give Answers

I WAS deeply saddened by the remarks made by Teresa McLean in her review of Lord Longford's book, Saints (January I), concerning St Teresa of Lisieux. I work in the psychiatric......