Page 4, 10th June 1988

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Negotiations With Lefebvre

THE Vatican's negotiations with Archbishop Lefebvre have reached a cliff-hanging stage. The archbishop's last minute refusal to accept the Pope's right to nominate a bishop and......

Arrested For Keeping Dodgy Company

TRAVELLING recently from Hong Kong to Australia, I was picked up at the Hong Kong airport as a suspected drug carrier. My mistake was the company I was in. Three Brothers of the......

Buildings Designed For The New Liturgy

I WAS most interested to read Fr Mark Elvins' article (May 20) on changes in church furnishings and the losses of many churches in sanctuary reordering to permit "missa versus......

The Power Of Spirit

IN YOUR May 20 edition there is a report of Mr Brian Gill QC speaking as Chairman of "Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice" at a conference entitled "Ecumenism — a Time for Honesty". He......

Lefebvre And Clarity

YOUR front-page article (May 27) "Eleventh hour hitch. . ." contains the statement: "Four years ago the Pope granted him (Lefebvre) permission to celebrate Latin Masses. . ." I......

Lourdes Appeal

AN ELDERLY lady, an invalid since childhood, has asked me to write and ask you if you know of a charity which would help her to get to Lourdes. She lives alone in a flat and......

Crisis On The Altar

OVERHEARD at a meeting of Catholic primary schools teachers held very recently. 1st teacher: "One of our altar boys is a Moslem but even so he's very good, better than most of......

Sticking To Trent In Papal Communion

YOUR front-page news article (May 27) on the subject of Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre exhibits a mixture of bias and erroneous information. It is quite untrue to say that he heads......

Creation Of Wealth In A Healthy Context

IN HER statement to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Mrs Thatcher said that "it is not the creation of wealth that is wrong, but love of money for its own sake."......

Letters To The Editor

Reflecting on 12 years of communion AS ONE who lived through the years when Communion in the hand was first introduced into this country, I thought you might be interested to......

Trade Union

activity I AM writing to those of your readers, who like myself, are members of a Trade Union. The recent David Alton Abortion Bill was vigorously opposed by the Trade Union......

Extra Grace In What Sense

"TO RECEIVE from the Chalice at Mass does not give any extra grace to the recipient" writes Fr Michael Clifton (May 20). Is it possible to apportion grace in this way? If I......

M Teresa

YOUR correspondent "name and address supplied" (May 20) criticises Mother Teresa for never giving a child to couples who use contraception, claiming that in doing so Mother......