Page 11, 28th September 2007

28th September 2007
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A Pernicious Suggestion

T he Dutch trendies are back! Thirty years ago it was not possible to open a Catholic newspaper without reading about some new “radical” atrocity perpetrated by progressive......

Rome Is Right To Rule On Dubious Private Revelations

I magination is fundamental to Catholicism. Without the ability to envisage something beyond the rational, it would be very difficult to sustain belief. Mysticism, in the......

Our Orders Remain Faithful To The Life Of Prayer And...

From Sister Judith Leckie, Prioress of the Carmel of Our Lady of Walsingham SIR – Many of us felt John Ellis (Feature, September 14) was making some pretty strong judgments,......

Responding Positively

From the diocesan communications officer of the Diocese of Portsmouth SIR – I need to set the record straight following your report on the traditional liturgy (September 21).......

Applauding The Bishops’ Timely Intervention

From the chairman of governors at Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College SIR – When I read the bishops’ pastoral letter on Catholic schools (Report, September 7) I immediately......

The Shifting Sands

From Miss Heather Buttery SIR – When a parish priest (Features, September 14) addresses the vital question of evangelisation and gratuitously cocks a snook at the Curé d’Ars, we......

Neat Pigeonholes

From Mr Anthony McGinty SIR – Despite the fact that nowadays “things are much more complicated” compared with “once upon a time when there were practising Catholics and......

An Offer From India

From A M Mathew SIR – During a recent visit to England I read about the closure of churches in Lancaster (Report, July 27). This was really shocking to me. I was bewildered at......

Seeking A Refund

From Mr Peter McGauley SIR – Since you kindly published my letter (August 24), a series of subsequent letters, followed by the excellent article (September 21) by Eric Hester,......

Pastor Iuventus

Repaying the Lord’s goodness he State Opening of Parliament it’s not, but nevertheless there is a record turnout for the first deanery conference meeting after the summer......

Catholic Dilemmas I Have A Friend Who Is Interested In

a woman who was married in a civil ceremony and is convinced he can pursue her without moral difficulties because she is not married in the eyes of the Church. I am not so......