Page 4, 5th June 1992

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Turning The Other Cheek In A Traffic Jam

JOHN BATTLE MP PERHAPS not the first place we'd look to for Gospel exhortations would be the Department of Transport's "Driving Manual". Yet in the recently-published version of......

Muzzle The Dogs Of War

THE story of how the civilised world bungled Europe's first war since 1939 stands as an indictment of shame and reproach against President Bush's new world order, the EC's......

Rich 'n' Poor

GOING to the Earth Summit without signing the treaty on biodiversity is paramount to sitting in a car without putting the keys in the ignition. Recognising that natural......

Bring Back The Catholic In Class

MAY I respond, as a parent and a teacher, to both Tim Duncan's letter ("Should children learn about sex at school?") and your excellent editorial ("Back to the blackboard") of......

Brookside And A Spanking

WERE Francine Streatham my daughter, she would receive a good spanking for her unkind comments about Brookside and its gripping story-line of clerical love and lust. Ms......

Who Dares Call For A Review Of Clerical Celibacy?

AM I the only Catholic to be amazed by the call to abandon clerical celibacy following the Casey case'? I refer to your leader (Catholic Herald, May 15). Could those of us who......

Plea For Funds To Zimbabwe Self-help Enterprises

LAST autumn, I spent some time in Zimbabwe. I became very much aware, during my travels throughout this country, of the water shortage problems there. People were praying for......

Church Music Report Plays False Note

WITH reference to the long awaited report "Archbishops' Commission on Church Music" (Catholic Herald, May 29): the report contains certain inaccuracies in its references to the......

Over-population And Rooting Out Poverty

AS the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro begins, it is good to hear the voices of some of our bishops and other influential people in the Church who, along with representatives of......

No To Those Who Want A Female God To Replace Our Lady

I AM writing with regard to the article "Female Imagery for God is Welcomed!" (Catholic Herald, May 22). As a Catholic woman, it saddens me to read that the president of the......

Moved By Mother-love

HOW moving is Anthea Dove's account of spending a day with a very poor family (('atholic Herald. May 22). I found the profile of the mother, who succeeds in instilling love......

Casey Removal

PETER Hebblethwaite ((atholic Herald, May 22) is misinformed. The Pope did not "remove" Bishop Casey as he suggests. Bishop Casey resigned, and the Pope accepted his......