Page 4, 5th October 1990

5th October 1990
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Crime And Morality

WE did not, of course, need the latest crime figures to tell us that crime was rising. We have eyes to see and ears to hear, particularly where burglary is concerned. And I do......

Listening To The Cry Of The Poor

"WE don't go out or have a social life at all. We have to do without new shoes and clothes. Can't really afford to buy family birthday gifts." (EG, Leyland). "The poll tax is......

Joy Riders Who Have No Hope

THE killing of two teenage "joyriders" as they drove at speed through an army checkpoint in the Glen Road area of west Belfast on Sunday night has once again exposed the tragic......

The Seven Deadly Sins

The seven short stories, published by the Catholic Ilerald in Lent, are soon to be available in book form. Rachel Billington, Andrew Greeley, Michael Carson, Kate Saunders......

Loneliness Taken Against The Ibo Peoples Miss Out Total...

AN old priest, speaking of celibacy, said that when he was younger he felt hard done by, but now he is old, he feels that he has had the better of the bargain. I was......

Self Regulation By The Doctors

I WAS grateful for the support of a mid-wife colleague (September 21) but would like to comment on two of her points. First, although, as she rightly agrees, it has long been......

Michael Walsh (september 28) Is Mistaken: The Teaching Of...

is not part of the church's magisterium, which is the teaching of pope and bishops. Or, is Mr Walsh saying that the teaching of theologians ought to be considered part of the......

Francis Davis (september 14) Has Misunderstood The Point...

article (September 7). It is precisely because the life of prayer is, for the most part, not "a retreat into warm and elated feelings", but the "dark night of the soul", that a......

Misleading Headline

LAST week's report on page two of the Catholic Herald (and our Irish' sister paper the Catholic Standard) concerning the National Conference of Priests in Ireland was printed......

Saints And Sinners

WHAT a coincidence — two Teresa's coming under fire (September 28). I refer to the criticism of Mother Teresa for sending a priest emissary to the Gulf (letters) and for being a......