Page 11, 11th July 2008

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Our Broken Society Needs Fresh Ideas And Leadership

A t the time of writing it is 19, and counting. Nineteen young lives lost this year through knife crime. Just what is happening? Sadly not very much that is new. A month or two......

A Diplomatic Thumbs-up

R elations between the Labour Government and the Catholic Church in England and Wales are at an all-time low. But ties between our Prime Minister and Pope are surprisingly......

Pastor Iinentus

Making a vocation a vacation I t feels very odd to wake up and think that today one is setting off for the other side of the world, especially if one hasn't yet had a chance to......

By Fr Tim Finigan Catholic Dilemmas

I get annoyed when people argue about the minutiae of the liturgy. How can this be of any importance when so many people are starving in the world? It is a matter of "both-and",......

We Should Not Accuse The Scholars Who Translated To The...

From Mr Tom McIntyre SIR — Stuart Reid (Charterhouse, July 4) writes, of Our Lord's reference to the shedding of his blood pro multis, that the Missal translation "for all",......

From Bishop Hugh Lindsay Sir — Paul Kokoski's Elaim (letter,

July 4) that "the reception of Holy Communion in the hand while standing was introduced... as an ecumenical gesture to Protestants and others who do not believe in the Real......

Neocat Concerns

From Mr K H Kavanagh SIR— Last autumn a group of young people were given access to the pulpit in my parish church to advertise a course in spiritual renewal. At no time did they......

Medjugorje Presents No Threat To Fatima

From Mgr George Tutto SIR — If my letter (June 13) would have been published in full. Donal Foley could not have stated that "Fatima has been overshadowed in many respects by......

From Mrs Edna Nash Sir — John Ellis' Claims (comment.

June 27) about "the fruits of Medjugorje" do not prove the case. All over the world the rosary, Confession and Mass take place daily and nobody says that these are the fruits of......

Seeking 10 Just Men

From Mr Anthony Holler SIR — The Second Reading stage of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Bill involved voting on seven very controversial proposals. The Catholic Church's......

The Motu Proprio Is No Burden For Priests

From Mary Halliwell SIR — Sharon Quinlan (Letter, June 27) wonders, with regard to the extraordinary (Tridentine) form of Mass, "How can our already overstretched priests fit in......