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Better For All Not Some

TRAIN UP A CHILD in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it (Provs 22:6) There is more at stake in "training up" a child than the pursuit of......

No Fast Track

A CHURCH WHICH is large and impersonal may fail to fill the need for people to belong, to find their niche, to feel needed. There are undoubted benefits to belonging to a local......

Ira Prisoners Do Not Deserve Our Sympathy

YOUR COLUMNIST Jack O'Sullivan's remarks ("Sister loses faith in the system", Catholic Herald, 24 January) led one to consider wider issues vis a vis Irish terrorism and the......

War Of The Rosaries

DESMOND ALBROW is to be thanked for a remark in his article "Kneeling in the streets before the Sacrament" (Catholic Herald, 24 January). He has brought up the subject of......

Wrong Kind Of Kindness

AN EDITION Of TV's Hollywood Lovers showed a scene in which a female Rabbi conducted a wedding ceremony for two middle-aged homosexuals while the teenage daughters of one, who......

Usury: Ask Any 15-year-old

JOHN WILKINS, editor of The Tablet, is quoted in your report on The Common Good symposium (Catholic Herald, 24 January) as having raised the question as to why the Church's......

Treat Musicians With Respect

I WAS AMAZED tO read in the about a priest who decided to use a karaoke machine at Mass because he was without organist and choir (Catholic Herald, 17 January). Nothing......

An Act Of Faith

IN AN ECUMENICAL spirit I comment on Dr Greet's article on perceptions of the Eucharist (Catholic Herald, 24 January). In John 6, disciples left Our Lord when he said he was......

'again It Is The Woman Who Suffers Most'

IN THE RECENT publicity about priests and women in relationships of one kind or another it seems to me that one aspect needs to be stressed, especially where there is a child or......

And Moreover...

IN THE WAKE of the disintegration of the USSR it is alarming, not to say frightening, to read in your august newspaper that Michael Howard, the Home Secretary, is preparing to......