Page 4, 9th November 1990

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Hostage To History

WHEN I was a shop assistant at Dickens and Jones in Richmond in the early 1970s I had nothing but critism for Edward Heath. After all, he was a Conservative Prime Minister, and......

A Man Whose Season Has Come In His Autumn Years

IT SEEMS, in many ways, a strange choice. That the man to lead All Ireland towards the third millennium, the man to head a country of 3.7 million Catholics through difficult and......

How To Implement Evangelisation

THE bishops of England and Wales are to consider how to approach the forthcoming Decade of Evangelisation at their meeting next week. It's a tricky topic. Only recently Cardinal......

Aborting For Trivia

I find it astounding that Dr Joyce Poole believes that doctors who kill viable children for "trivial reasons (such as club foot or cleft palate)" risk the wrath of their......

Suffering And Death

RE the 'baby J' case (October 26): The teaching of the church bans any action or omission which, of itself or by intention, entails death, in order that, by means of death,......

The Letters From B Gallagher And M Holloway (september 21)

are typical of much of the writing I see in religious newspapers. I ant a part-time student of theology and have become increasingly disturbed by the undercurrent of misogynist......

Beyond Question

IF Cecilia Hull (October 12) refers to Canon 10 of the Council of Trent Decree on Marriage she will see that what she dismisses as a "perverse claim" is, in fact, the infallible......

May I Add My Comments To Mr Mcbrien's (october 19)

concerning the issue of the NHS and private practice raised by Bruce Kent. Some years ago as a junior hospital doctor in London I saw the worst effects that private practice has......

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......

Chapels Which

our church should cherish THE attitude of the English Catholic church towards medieval ecclesiastical buildings seems to have altered dramatically in recent years. The......

Misconceptions On Celibacy

RE clerics and celibacy, may I make the following points? (1) the question is not whether the spiritual standards of married clergy are lower than those which the retires!......