Page 5, 12th December 1975

12th December 1975
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Doubts On Contraception

would thank your Staff Reporter for his article of December 5 reporting Fr John Mahoney, S.I. who answered the question whether contraception was always wrong. I must point out......

Are We To Wither Into A Dead World?

Apart from the heady thrill of reading about a book "banned by the Vatican " your report of November 2 1 on "The Population Problem" did not leave much for the mind to retain.......

A Crib In The Home

by GEOFFREY HUMPHRYS MOST Catholics regard saying a special prayer in front of the Crib, before or after midnight Mass or later on Christmas morning, as an integral part of the......

Renewal Of Our Love Of God

As Holy Year draws to a close. don't think there can he any doubt in anyone's mind just why and what it has been about. If we stop to think for Li moment or two we will realise......

'unacceptable Face Of 1 1 Plus' Conclusion Invalid

Mr Anthony O'Shea, whose defence of comprehensive schooling is reported in your issue of November 21. remarks that most of the two million illiterate in Britain did not attend......

Isaiah 61: Good News For The Poor

THIS prophecy from Isaiah was surely very central in Jesus' mission, and ever-present in his mind as he preached the good news, healed the sick and drew to himself outcasts and......

For Peace And Joy Are Among The Most Recurrent Fruits Of...

In the Gospel, as a French exegete once remarked or the Christmas story, everyone is always singing. "Ite Good News cannot be sad. Particularly this joy is at the prospect of......

Problem Of Young Church-leavers

You are to be congratulated in recognising the importance, and giving due notice. in your issue of November 2g; to Mc crucial problem of ‘otin g leaving• the Church. Catholic......

Bishop Grant And Downham Market

May I be permitted, as a parishioner of Downham Market, to comment upon your account (December 5) of the letter which we received from the Bishop of Northampton? The reason......

The Power Of

prayer Kay Moss's reply to her critics (December 5) leaves me a little saddened. The Catholic belief — nay, indeed. the knowledge — of what we call the Communion of Saints is no......