Page 9, 6th November 1998

6th November 1998
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Public Office And Private Proclivities

IT IS SURELY VERY HARD not to feel pity for the former Secretary of state for Wales, Ron Davies. His suffering is evident and very deep; his fall has been a truly terrible one.......

Penitence And The Weight Of History

THE CHURCH HAS just concluded a three day conference on the excesses of the Inquisition. It is worth asking what the purpose of such exercises is. Cardinal Roger Etchegaray is......

Thirty Years Ago

How will history assess Nixon? ARE WE TO have a prisoner in the White House? It was deadlock until the eleventh hour in the U.S. Election that nearly provoked a major......

Sixty Years Ago

Signor Mussolini's forbearance BY FAR THE most important event since the "peace of Munich" and the ChamberlainHitler declaration is the coming ratification of the Anglo-Italian......

Difficulties In Recruiting Catholic Head Teachers

F119,11 Mr Alan Whelan MA BSc Sir, This week's Catholic Herald rightly claims that the new National Professional Qualification for Headship (NPQH) will make recruitment to the......

Pinochet's Arrest

From Revd Eamonn O'Brien and others. Sir. The arrest of former dictator Augusto Pinochet has stirred hopes for justice in the hearts of many Chileans and others who have just......

Saint Edith Stein

From Baron Jozfef von Dombovary rind Treuenburg Sir. As an Orthodox Jew, I have been distressed by the adverse reactions of some British Jews to the canonisarion of Edith Stein.......

From Ms Simone Crawley Sir, Hans Kong Argues That The

Church, who failed to prevent the arrest of Edith Stein. will profit from her death. This statement is unfair and incorrect. The purpose of canonisation is to inspire the......

Fr Hans Kung

From Mr F Pimentel-Pinto Sir, On hearing that The Catholic Herald had published today an article by Piers Paul Read in which it is stated that "like Nicholas Lash, Leomado Hoff.......

Helmut Kohl's "unchristian" Third World Debt Policy From...

Cartnody Sir. Selwyn Hodson Pressinger (23rd October) cites the former German Chancellor, Helmut Kdil, as having given an example of strong Christian leadoship during his term......

The Absolute Truth

From Mr Edward Stourton & Ms Fiona Murch Sir, Piers Paul Read's breathless litany of charges against the BBC television series and accompanying book Absolute Truth in last......

From Revd W. G. Bergin Sir, The Conclusion Of Bbc's

"Absolute Truth " was disappointing and unfair in its portrayal of the Roman Curia and the Holy Father. They seemed to assume the role of the 'Evil Empire', acting as......

Ring Twice The Government's Green Paper (out On...

recognises the value of marriage over cohabitation may signal an increase in forthcoming weddings... Father Kit Cunningham, Rector of St EtheIdreda's in London's Hatton Garden......