Are church bells baptised?
No. The symbolical ceremony of bleating has superfiaal analogies, e.g., exorcism, sprinkling, anointing, and naming; there is nothing to justify the popular expression.
Is the Roman Church lax about Sunday observance?
No. The " forraism " noticeable In certain " Catholic " counaaes is due to religious decader,c.e. The true CaOtolic ideal is that the Lord's Day, which always has a solemn Liturgy, should be largely devoted to Divine worsh:p. The leisure of freedom from one's daily work should be devoted to physical and mental recreation. Recreations considced as " wrong en Sunday" don't become " right " on week-aays1 What about " Begone, Satan "?
This American booklet, dealingswith the phenomena of d'abolical possession, is said to be well known in Ireland, where it has had a wide circulation. An Irish M.D. informs us that the booklet is not suitable for general circulation, and that a sequel entitled " Mary Crushes the Serpent ' bears
"Reprint Forbidden." Having permed the first booklet, we agree with the verdict, and thank various correspondents for their valuable help.
Where can I get a fist of the Ency. elleals of Pope Plus XII?
Apply to C.T.S., 38/40. Eccleston Square, London. SW.!, enclosing postage for new Classified List of Publications.
What is meant by the " Mystical Body "?
Consult C.T.S. translation of Encyclical " Mystici Corporis," price 9d. Also an excellent simpl.fied paraphrase of this and other Encyclicals published be " The Grail," 32, Field End Road, Easteote, Middlesex.
Is °Documents of the Christian Church " (World's Classics) reliable?
The "Documents" are invaluable and well-selected. The commentary is frankly " compiled from an Anglican standpoint " and the note on intention " as regards Angtican Orders (p. 383) should be corrected by the perusal of C.T.S. pamphlet I. 313, " Vvbete is a priest uot a priest."