Page 4, 6th January 1989

6th January 1989
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Bleeding A People Dry In N Ireland

THE reality behind Northern Ireland's 20 years of terror and murder was never more clearly revealed than in a secret document entitled "Collusion", prepared by the Protestant......

In Defence Of Comprehensives

THERE is a growing assumption amongst parents that the only place their children will gel a good education nowadays, particularly at secondary level, is outside the......

At The Centre Of Moral Debate

WHY is it that our allegedly secular society wants to know the Catholic Church's views on every legal and political development? In 1988, for example, there has been intense......

A Mistaken Charter That Falls In With The Times

WHILE extolling the virtues of "Charter 88" in your editorial (December 23) you overlooked one fundamental human right which this all-party group have already agreed should not......

In Your Leader (december 23) You Say That As The

government was elected with the support of 43 per cent of the electorate the other 57 per cent have no say in halting legislation as it goes through the Commons. This would seem......

Fostering Way Out For Doubting Mothers

THANK you for printing (December 16) Penny Auty's thoughts about her unmarried daughter's pregnancy. I feel that they will help many who find themselves in a similar situation,......

Courage In Defending Rights Of Unborn

WAS appalled by Dr Poole's letter (December 23), in support of the Law Lords decision that it is permissible to sack anyone who tries to exercise their rights under the......

Party Politicals Every Day To Give A Break

I ENJOY reading Desmond Albrow. I like his sense of humour. I do not always agree with his politics, but what matter. However, I was astonished to read (December 30) that he......

In Praise Of Bishop Thomas On Society

WHEN I learnt of the death of Bishop Francis Thomas (December 30) I was shocked. After all I had attended most of his Wednesday evening talks to the Birmingham Catholic Evidence......

Face The Facts

FATHER Ryan's concern (December 23) for the homeless young Irish in this country is understandable, for it is a terrible problem for any young people to be rootless and......

Corporal Punishment

JAMES Smith (December 23) seems to have been carried away by what appears to be antiphysical punishment phobia, when he states that his education was marred by the De La Salle......

Records Put At Risk

WAS dismayed to read that the recent bishops' conference (December 2) has given the goahead for any diocese to allow the Mormons the right to copy genealogical records. It may......

As One Who Has Had The Privilege Of Working With

the De La Salle Brothers, I have great difficulty in ascribing unto them the frenetic activity James Smith describes (December 23). Nicholas Legge Highgate......

S, To Follow Christ

may be 'harsh' JOHN Evans (December 30) is, of course, correct in writing that it is Catholic teaching that "anything artificially preventing or terminating pregnancy is morally......