Page 5, 9th August 1968

9th August 1968
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The Real Issue Facing Us Today

0 " thought which has been with me very much this past week and which I would like to share with readers who, like myself, have been going through a period of pain and crisis,......

To Reason

A " bef wh . is rash t . /ell text has been studied. However, the central theme Of th e encyclical Humanae V itele is plain enou g h. The moral admonition is, not solely to......

Rhythm Method

o NE of the aims of the Union of Catholic Mothers is to offer love, sympathy and practical help to the family in difficulty, and in my capacity as public service officer to the......

No Silencing

A S a bachelor I shall have no immediate difficulty in observin g Humanae Vitae, but, as a person who has not hesitated to identify himself in our plural society as a Catholic,......

Problems Of Discerning Authority

I) URING the past week, two statements have appeared again and again in letters from Catholics to the national press: (I) The Pope's encyclical is not an ex Catholic......

Divine Mandate

T HE encyclical includes the passa g e: "Havin g attentively sifted the documentation laid before us, after mature reflection and assiduous prayers, we now intend, by virtue of......

Structures Of Authority

A LTHOUGH I see the latest -4-1• encyclical in terms as definite as a death warrant for many people, have hope that because of it people will at last be forced to q uestion the......

Welcome To Pope's Statement

VROM the loud howls of protest followin g the Pope's encyclical, the mass media, with their all-too-ready spokesmen on Catholic affairs, would have us believe that only two......

On Seco Ad Thoughts

T HE weekly news sheet which I publish t my parish has received . g reat deal of publicity in the _tional press. I am confident 1 iat the Church will emer g e ' tron g er and......

Social Aid For Poor Families

I F there is a rustle in the soil tonight it is because this worm is turning. I am sick of keeping quiet on Norman St. John Stevas and his friends trying to do something for me......

In Control And With Dignity

ij THOUGHT now theolo-1g ians a g reed that procreation was not _ the primary function of the sex act but, because we are not animals, it was 'e q ually, if not primarily, the......

More Reasons Required

IN view of the deep division, uncertainty and distress of conscience which has followed the Pope's encyclical, there seems to be a clear need for all aspects of the debate which......

Temptation

I marital infidelity more 2 likely if a man is enjoying a full and satisfying relationship with his wife, or if he is avoidin g physical contact with her for fear of the......

Selfishness I Have Read With Dismay The Reports On The

Pope's encyclical on birth control. To su gg est that contraception opens "a wide and easy" road to conjugal infidelity shows this misunderstanding clearly. Every Catholic knows......