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Pope Benedict Puts God At The Heart Of Globalisation

W ho would have guessed that the greatest human influence on Caritas in Veritate , the new social encyclical of Pope Benedict XVI, would be Pope Paul VI? Admirers of the former......

Catholic Dilemmas

By Fr Tim Finigan I have been told that we should get back to the central truths of our faith rather than lots of devotions. Now we have the month of the Precious Blood; should......

We’d Like To Hear Homilies On The Catholic Press And The...

From Mr Tony Galcius SIR – I would like to hear a homily on the Catholic press (Comment, June 26). I am saddened by the numbers of Catholics who never read any Catholic paper or......

The Rock Of Truth

From Mr Alan Frost SIR – Having had the good fortune to have worked in recent times, albeit very briefly, with Daphne McLeod, it was a great pleasure to see her comments on the......

Correct The Arms

From Fr Mark Turnham Elvins OFM Cap SIR – I would like to put in a plea for the correct representation of the arms of the new Archbishop of Westminster. He already has arms......

Catholics Remain Confused About The Liturgy

From Mr Tom McIntyre SIR – Aidan Nichols’s luminous account (Features, July 3) of the hierarchical action of the Mass hardly squares with his curious beliefs about its reform.......

Return To Asceticism

From Mrs Dominie Stemp SIR – Your description of St Josemaría Escrivá (Saint of the Week, June 26) is rather inaccurate. St Josemaría inherited his title quite legitimately. He......

Ignoring Bad Laws

From Mrs Rita Akerman SIR – Following your two earlier reports and leading article (June 12) about the proposed Equality Bill, I am writing to support the views of Dom Cameron......

Despite Its Failings, The World Needs Israel

From Mrs Ann Farmer SIR – Martin Vianney (Letters, July 3) points to some of the obstacles to Pope Pius XII’s canonisation; however, these Jewish and Zionist groups have been......

How Not To Be Rude To Jehovah’s Witnesses

From Mr Michael O’Neill SIR – In Catholic Dilemmas (July 3) the question was raised of Jehovah’s Witnesses, their visiting and how one might respond to these people without......

A Hedonistic Lark

From Professor John Roberts SIR – Like many of her generation Mary Kenny (Comment, June 26) asserts that paganism is in some way akin to the “modern religion” of the......

From Spray To Jet

From Mr Kevin Heneghan SIR – Cardinal Basil Hume, who drenched Paul Hill with holy water (Letters, July 3), wasn’t the only priest with a considerable sense of humour. Jokes,......