Page 4, 8th February 1991

8th February 1991
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Facts To Make Mature Decisions

WE owe the Pope an apology. Our leader of last week. examining the Vatican's long-standing refusal to establish diplomatic relations with the state of Israel, dwelt on Jewish......

Hope In South Africa

THE South African president's announcement in his opening speech to the parliament this week that the apartheid system would soon be shorn of three of its most basic legal......

Pulpit Pacifism

I WAS interested to see from last week's Catholic Herald that, according to a straw poll by the newspaper, attendances at mass have risen significantly since the start of the......

1 Was Surprised And Disappointed To Find That Your Features

on the Gulf war all seemed to focus on external ways of resolving the conflict. Does not the psalmist warn us not to put our trust in princes (ie politicians), "in children of......

Reality Not Spirit

FOLLOWING on from Fr Edwards' letter (January 25), my own reaction upon reading your article about Adrian Hastings (January 18), was that the so-called "Spirit of Vatican II" is......

Poll Tax Protests

RE the poll tax: those individuals who try to make an individual protest such as Mr McSweeny (January 25) are I think to be applauded because no-one would happily endure the......

Ladies Please

ONCE again I am writing to ask your readers to kindly submit names for the Catholic Women of the Year. Each year four are chosen by the committee and honoured at a luncheon;......

St Teresa Help Me!

A Missionary in great difficulty called upon Pope Pius XI for help, His reply was simple: Have recourse to the Little Flower of Jesus". Today we appeal to you for the LITTLE......

Questions But Answers

MAY 1 point out that my own contribution to the correspondence referred to by Josephine Robinson and Valerie Riches (January 25) was not on "women in the priesthood" but about......