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Papal Perspective

The 1 riumph of the Holy See by Derek IloImes (Burns Oates Patmos 18.50) The Papacy has been much in the news lately. The dramatic events of Paul VI's death, the meteoric......

Light On Irish History

Queen's Rebels: Ulster Loyalism in Historical Perspective by David W. Miller (Gill & Macmillan £8.50) David Miller is an Associate Professor of History at an American......

Church In South Africa

Christians or Capitalists? By Cosmas Desmond (Bowerdean Press. £3.90) Cosmas Desmond needs no introduction, and a book from him about politics, power and the Christian Churches......

Life Of Sr Mary Wilfrid

SISTER Dorothy Gillies (above) has completed a biography* of Sister Mary Wilfrid, the foundress of the first Catholic teacher training college in Scotland. Sister Mary Wilfrid......

Concerts

Chieftains' virtuosity With the Chieftains' traditional Irish folk music now spanning eight albums, outside of a live release in 1977, it becomes an increasing risk that group......

Tvand Radio

SUNDAY Sunday Worship (BBC1, 12.25 pm) is a commemoration of Human Rights Day from the Church of the Ascension, Blackheath. London. Canon Paul Oestreicher, chairman of Amnesty......

Merton Monk And Writer

Thomas Merton, the American Cistercian author, was electrocuted ten years ago in a Bangkok hotel. The popularity of his work continues to grow. Danny Sullivan assesses the man......

Available Merton

Much of Thomas Merton's prolific writing has been printed all over the world, although a comprehensive biography has yet to be published. The following titles are now in print......