Page 4, 6th January 1995

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John Battle Mp

We can find hope in the face of too much reali THE HIGHLIGHT OF CHRISTMAS TV for me was, without doubt, the performance of the Chicken Shed Theatre Company on the Royal Variety......

Whither The Decade?

HALFWAY THROUGH the '90s, the midpoint of the so-called Decade of Evangelisation, one might suspect to see the first shoots of spiritual fervour breaking through the mud of......

Religion Moves Events

SOMETHING RATHER UNUSUAL happened recently politicians listened to the Church. A few Sundays ago, an elderly priest called Abbe Pierre staged an occupation of a block of flats......

A Shocked Young Reader Writes...

I WAS SHOCKED WHEN, a few days ago, I read an article in the Catholic Herald describing a "work of art" that had been put on at the South Bank exhibition, and thankfully has now......

Sex Education; The Row Continues...

IN HER LET n l R OF 16 Decem ber, Margaret Smart, Director of the Catholic Education Service, purports to give us the facts about her sex lessons guide, Education in Sexuality.......

Stop Knocking Bishops, Alice

I HAD STOPPED READING Alice Thomas Ellis because I find her intolerance and constant harking backwards tedious, but this week I read her piece on bishops. I only know two......

St Paul Sticks Up For Christian Marriage

IN ANSWER TO Catherine Nagaur who is committed to marriage (St Paul in I Cor, 7), St Paul does not teach the opposite to Jesus; he is speaking of what is called the Pauline......

The Church Needs Motoring Theology

IT STILL AMAZES ME that a major area of modern life, namely motorisation, remains ignored by the Christian Church. The whole oppressive area of ever-increasing car manufacture......

The Bbc Needs Those 'who Were There'

WE ARE WORKING ON A new series of the award winning radio programme `Were you There?" and would like to hear from your readers. Broadcaster Rosemary Hard!l presented the last......

Catholics Mourn Peter Hebblethwaite

THE CATHOLIC Media Office joins the rest of the Catholic Community in mourning the death on Sunday 18 December of Peter Hebblethwaite, one of the country's best known Catholic......

And Moreover...

YOUR "CATHOLIC Conundrums" in the Christmas issue could certainly claim to be "more unique" than University Challenge. I was truly amazed to learn from the answers to the......