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From The Ark Number 189 - Winter 2001

Table of Contents




God’s Best Friends, by Fr Frans Jozef van Beeck, SJ

Animal Rights, by Fr Mark Elvins, OFMCap

Privileged to Save a Life, by R. Wehrmeyer

Animals - ‘Priests of God’, by Laurence Van der Post

Fish Don’t Scream, by James Meek

Eating Our Fellow - Mammals May Not Be Wrong, But It Is Not Very Nice, by Matthew Parris

Was Jesus a Vegetarian? by Ronald Cuttell

Animal Abuse at Porton Down, by Jennifer Pothecary

A Spiritual Approach to Animal Liberation, by Alice Shore

A True Example of Compassion, by Maurice James

Jewish Laws and Vegetarianism, by Richard H Schwartz

Scruffy, the Story of a Rescued Dog, by Stella M. Lilley

Items of Interest

Farm Animal Tragedy - European Bishops Speak

Thomas Aquinas - Animal Friendly?

Service for Animal Creation, Bishop Kieran Conry’s Letter

Animal Cruelty, The Facts


New Government Contacts

Christmas Cards

Book Reviews

The Emperor’s Embrace, by Jeffrey Masson, (Alice Shore)

Judaism and Vegetarianism, by Richard H Schwartz (Deborah Jones)

Consciousness, Cognition and Animal Welfare, Animal Welfare Vol 10 Supplement....

Vivisection or science? by Pietro Croce

Hallowed Be Thy Name, by Michael Lewis

Feathered Tale series (Children’s books), by Dick Shaw (Deborah Jones)


Foot and Mouth (Anon)

Good Nature to Animals (Christopher Smart)

Ducks (F W Harvey)

From, To A Fish of the Brook (John Wolcot (Peter Pindar))

Hymn: All Creation Groans and Travails (J.M.Neale)

Suffer All The Species (Helen Fullerton)

Return to The Ark No. 189

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