Page 4, 9th May 1997

9th May 1997
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0 Brave New World

WE NOW HAVE A Prime Minister who, each week, attends a Catholic Mass. Does this augur a new era in which Catholic social and moral teaching find their place on the statute book?......

Passing It On

IT IS BY NO accident that World Communications Day is chosen to be as close as possible to Ascension Thursday. The baton of telling the good news has passed on from the Word......

`when Was The Gospel Of Jesus Christ Turned Into A Gospel...

IT WAS WF11-1 a mixture of incredulity and horror that I read Sir Rocco Forte's "A Catholic Defence Of Capitalism" (Charterhouse Chronicle, 25 April). Since when has the gospel......

Not Such A Grand Opus

THOSE FAMILIAR With the practices of Opus Dei will find nothing unusual in the outburst by Bishop Echevarria reported in your issue of 18 April. During the days of its founder......

More Than A Question Of `catholic Gobbledygook'

IT WAS GOOD tO read that Sheila Rauch Kennedy has detailed in her book, Shattered Faith, the story of her fight to save her marriage to Senator Joseph P. Kennedy (article, 25......

Don't Ignore The True Cost Of Debt

OF THE COVERAGE given by the Catholic press to the recent initiative of the Catholic bishops calling for the cancellation of unpayable debt burden, the Heralds was the most......

I Recently Went With A Young Friend Of Mine, Who

is a lapsed Catholic and rave aficionado, to "The Youth Mass Experience". He was more eager to leave than I was. Enough said? Mary Smith Surbiton, Surrey......

At Two Rave Masses That I Recently Attended, My Friend

and I observed some of the congregation chatting, giggling and paying scant attention even during the Canon and Consecration. We also observed them jiggling around and gyrating......

Maybe The Monthly God Slot In The Oldie Could Console

your reader for the absence of Alice Thomas Ellis from the pages of the Herald. Subscribing to both publications could be the answer. Elizabeth Tegemeier Bradford, Wiltshire......

I Notice That Channel 4 Is Planning A Film On

the role played by the Catholic Church in shaping people's attitudes towards sex and morality. But why is it just the Catholic Church? Between the 1920s and 1960s society as a......

We Are Con Ditioned To Think Of Housewives As Simple,

inferior, oppressed. But it may well be that the Kingdom of God belongs, not only to those with the pure love and sense of wonder of a child, but also to those who find their......