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" The Emperor's New Clothes " Of A Flag A Union Jack In...

Prom Professor Stoc-kley Snt,—Mr. WiI1itm Teeling, in his book on Pope Pius Xl, and in its second edition (p. 175), skims too lightly over the recepticrn of Cardinal Bourne in......

Irish Girls' Protection Society

SIR,—I have followed, with great interest, the discussion on the problem of Irish immigrant girls in England. May I say, that for several years a friend of mine and I have taken......

The Case Of Ireland

SIR, —Mr. W. J. Blyton writes that " Ireland physically (and in some other ways) is eighty to a hundred years nearer normal than most parts of these islands and half Europe."......

Catholic Domestic Servants

SIR,—Is it possible to organise a system by which Catholic householders can employ Catholic servants? Inspired by the writer of the " Apostolate of the Countryside " in a......

Bombing Of Open Towns Fr. Vincent Mcnabb's

Opinion Sig,—The following Appeal, with the names of " Cecil " and " W. T. Layton" was forwarded to a number of people, including myself, who have " not adopted a conspicuously......

Fascism And The Church

SIR, —I think you owe me the opportunity to comment upon your review of my book, Fascism and Providence. Your reviewer says, " The truth about Fascism is that its doctrines......

Astrology And The Church

Ste,—I think that Mr. Christopher Dawson has explained how the attitude of the Church arose to " Science " in his book on mediaeval religion. St. Augustine speaks of science, by......

" Play Attacks Religion" " Robert's Wife"

SIR,—A few weeks ago a London management produced at the Globe Theatre a new play, Robert's Wife, by St. John Ervine. I have waited for a criticism of this play to appear in the......

Atheism And Blasphemy Laws

SIR,—" Yorkshireman " seems to labour under a misapprehension as to the legal meaning of the word blasphemy. The crime is committed when irreverent denials of the Christian......

Catholic Action And Party Politics

Question of Election to Public Bodies SIR—This subject appears to involve a dilemma the solution of which is of considerable importance. We are advised that Catholic Action aims......

Left Book Club Activities Sir, —what Are We Going To

do to counteract the activities of the Left Book Club? Heave a pious - sigh and continue to sit on the fence piacialy twirling our thumbs? No wonder Left propaganda is assuming......

The Farming Problem

Catholic Townsmen Could Solve It SIR,—I must thank Mr. W. Gore Allen for his explanations on the points I criti cised. I agree with him that it takes genius to cultivate heavy......

Employment In Farms

Sue—In last week's Catholic Herald there is an article contributed by your Agricultural Correspondent giving some depressing statistics about the " drift from the land." He......

A Franciscan Pilgrimage?

SIR,—Following on The Poetry Society's Dante Pilgrimage to Florence and Ravenna—a thoroughly enjoyable, impressive and effective enterprise—it has been suggested that we should......

Our Lady Of Walsingham

SIR, —In response to enquiries which have been addressed to me, will you allow me to remove an apparent misunderstanding with regard to the annual pilgrimage to the King's Lynn......

Tiie Inquisition By A Jewish Scholar

SIR,—In The Times Literary Supplement (January 22), there is a review that ought to be much appreciated by Catholics. It deals with a recent work by the Jewish scholar, Dr.......

The Latin Rite

Sue—Mr. Osbourne's explanation respecting the Latin Liturgy being due to the ignorance of Western Christians is obviously incorrect. From very early times, the tendency appears......

St. Francis Of Sales

Sta,—Since Fr. Martindale has chosen St. Francis dc Sales as the subject of last week's (January 27) " What are Saints'?", and seeing that this saint has been proclaimed patron......

Plater Dining Club

SIR.,—The attention of my Committee has been drawn to the current issue of the Catholic Herald in which appears an account of the proceedings at a luncheon of the Plater Dining......