Page 4, 12th December 1975

12th December 1975
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Crisis At Christmas

Last week we anticipated mention of the sort of "crisis at Christmas" about which readers may be able, this year, to do something concrete. We mention it now in more detail in......

How The Other Half Laughs

Lest anyone should be tempted to dub this week's Catholic Herald as a "Hopkins Special," some apologia should perhaps be made in view of the uniqueness of the circumstances......

Ireland And The British Catholic

by PATRICK O'DONOVAN IT IS said from time to time, usually by journalists looking for a simple solution, that the Catholic Church does not speak out honestly and clearly about......

Poets' Corner

I have had a lovely poetic week with a poetry reading to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Royal Society of I.iterature in the Skinners' Hall attended by Her Majesty the......

Legend Of Holy Thorn

by J. C. Marsh-Edwards THE most popular plant at Christmas time is without doubt the holly, but the most intriguing, although hardly suitable for home decoration, is the......

Hopkins In Poets' Corner

IF ANYONE had told Gerard Manley Hopkins that his name would one day stand inscribed in the Partheon of English Poetry, and that the Church of England and the Church of Rome......