Page 5, 7th August 1998

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The Debate Continues

THE SYMBOL at the head of this column appeared on the masthead of this newspaper in the reign of Pius XL It shows the Dragon being slain, not by the sword but by the pen: and......

Don't Blame The Bishops

THE STORY of the troubles at Gabriel Communications, the Church-owned publishers of The Universe and the Catholic Times, becomes more Byzantine as it unfolds. Last week, we......

A Victim Of Annulment

From Mrs F M Browne Sir, I was most interested to read Luke Coppen's review of Robert H Vasoli's book, on the annulment process as it operates in America (31st July 1998). The......

Papal Disagreement

From Mr Mike Miller Sir, I seem to remember that Galileo once said the earth was round and a Pope said it wasn't: Galileo, of course, had to tell a lie to remain in the Church.......

From Mr Graham Moorhouse

Sir, Unlike Peter Cox (CH 31 July, 98), I hold Humanae Vitae to be among the pivotal documents of the Church this century. Without it, or something similar, I doubt that 1 would......

From Dr Mary Byrne

`Community' Church Sir, Attending our local "Community Church" recently, I found their huge attendance to be impressive. There were only 5 of us with white hair out of a......

Walsingham Way Out

From Mr Dermot Doran Sir, Please assure your readers and my 1948 fellowpilgrims to Walsingham that I described John Lyons, the inspired organiser of the 1998 commemoration, as......

When Do Converts Become 'real' Catholics?

From Dr Sheridan Gilley Sir, Some of your readers may have seen the issue of The Tablet of 18 July, containing Clifford Longley's open letter to you, rebuking you as a recent......

Papal Support For Scientific Discovery

From Dr Peter Hodgson Sir, While it is certainly appropriate that the Catholic Herald should give prominent coverage to Papal Apostolic Letters and Encyclicals, it is......

Spiritual Journey

PAULA HAMILTON has returned to the Catholic faith. The kind and radiant movie actress (pictured below), formerly a model, first shone in a famous TV commercial for the VW Golf......