Page 4, 8th September 1989

8th September 1989
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In Defence Of Catholic Schools

NO subject causes so many headaches in Catholics' relationships with their leaders as education. School closures, amalgamations, opting outs these are the stuff of the bitterest......

In Defence Of Democracy

THE Nicaraguan opposition parties have named their candidate for February's election. The country is gearing up to vote on ten years of the Sandinista revolution. And the forces......

Greeting A Killer

ONE of the guests at this week's celebration in London of the work of the Interparliamentary Union was the man accredited by a former US ambassador to El Salvador with......

No Ban But Law Of Nature

IT is always interesting to know what others think of us, and found the Revd Anne Easter's remarks particularly so (September I). In this ecumenical age I am disappointed,......

True Worth Of Ditchling Life

JOANNA KilRride and Ewan Clayton (August 25) show the really great importance of the guild of craftsmen on Ditchling Common. The importance is not only of a small group of......

Why We Need The Altar Rails In Place

AS your heading indicates (August 25), the removal of altar rails at St Edward's, Boston Spa, does look like change for its own sake when one realises that the altar rails are......

Adrift In No-man's Land

NO, I am not going to tell sou how won the war or what I was doing when the 1939-45 conflict broke out SO years ago this month. You must by now have had your fill of martial......

Teaching Speaks On Homophobia

WITH reference to Lionel Finsberg's letter (September 1)in reply to mine (August 25), may point out that homophobia by definition is not a sin. It is therefore incorrect to say......

Proper Use Of Property

JOANNA Moorhead's article (August 25) "Marketing a monastery or two" highlights the dilemma facing many religious congregations: namely, what to do with large properties in the......

St Teresa Help Me!

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

What Kind Of Prayers Can Be Offered At Auschwitz (september

1) in reparation for the unique crime of attempted genocide, when representatives of the race against whom the crime was committed ask that that particular place be left in......

Thank You For Sir Roy Shaw's Article (september 1). In

1939 I rejoiced in the second World War. We English were St George and the Nazis the dragon. In 1954 I became a pacifist. What went wrong in the 1930s was that Christians were......