Page 7, 9th February 2001

9th February 2001
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Sanctions: The Reality

THE UN sanctions imposed on Iraq, now in their Ilth year, "have resulted in untold suffering for millions of people — physical, mental, and cultural." This is the conclusion of......

The Guides: Even Worse Than We Thought

From Mrs Eileen Bernard Sir, I wrote to the Guide Association following the article in the Herald which raised concerns about their new programme "Look Wider!" for girls aged......

The Media And The Church

Now is AS good a time as any for the Church in this country to take stock of its attitude to — and its relationship with — the media. The post of Director of the Catholic Media......

Jah-loving Nuns To Storm Brits

DON'T be surprised if you spot the odd nun mixing with the Spice Girls, Robbie Williams and Craig David at the Brit Awards. The Canonesses of the Holy Sepulchre, based at New......

Bullying Animals

From Ms Deborah Jones Sir, of course we all deplore bullying in whatever cause, but John Gummer's rhetoric in defence of animal testing (26 January) is flawed. We use animals......

Comic Relief

From Bishop Hugh Lindsay Sir, Leaving aside Mrs Patricia MacGregor's unfounded assertion that I took offence at Mr James Caffery's letter about Comic Relief, what she says about......

The Structural And Personal Causes Of Homelessness

From the Director of the Catholic Housing Aid Society Sir, Fr Elvins's article "Is there a policy for the homeless that really works?"(Jan19), does a disservice to the......

General Absolution: The Need To Appeal To Rome

From the Chairman of Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Sir, I was interested to read Richard Shaw's report about our efforts to protect faithful Catholics from the delusion that they......

Think Again, Father

From The Revd Bryan Storey Sir, Father Richard Barrett needs to think again about contra ception and what Pope Paul VI said in Humanae Vitae (1968).The Pope warned several times......

Join 'the Mainstream?"

From Mr Jim Foley Sir, I read with interest the anguished article by John Badharn, "Can our Independent schools be saved?" (February 2). As he points out most Catholic......

Culture Of Death

Fmm Mr Anthony Cooney Sir, The nation is horrified by the scandal of the ghoulish butchering of the bodies of dead babies and children, but should it be surprised? How can a......