Page 9, 12th September 2003

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Do We Truly Care About The Congo?

IMAGINE that civil war has broken out in France, forcing millions of refugees to seek asylum in Britain. They are crammed into sprawling, squalid refugee camps in Norfolk, where......

Supporting The Mother Church

IN A LETTER on this page Professor David Jowitt describes his sense of disorientation on arriving in Britain after a long stay in Africa. Much of what he sees dismays him. The......

Finding Hope In A Nation Haunted By Despair

Frrnn Professor David Jowitt Sir, In what seems to be her gentle way, Mary Kenny (August 29) firmly rebukes the notion that the Catholic Church is a "busted flush". When I read......

Busted Flush

From Mr lam McIntyre Sir, Quentin dc la Bddoyere (Charterhouse Chronicle, August 29) makes the extraordinary suggestion that the Mass is a form of theatre. Where? In the Liturgy......

The Perils Of The Tory Party At Prayer

David Twiston-Davies A p( fter the electorate hurled the Conservatives from iwer in 1997, their dispirited party was desperate to find a quick way, any way, to return to power.......

From Mr Clive Dytor Sir, I Hate To Disagree With

another Catholic headmaster but I was more than a little surprised to read the defence of league tables made by the headmaster of St Edmund's Catholic School (letter, Sept. 5).......

From Mrs Jean F Skinner Sir, Quentin De La 13&loyere

asks: "Would you be shocked to hear the Mass described as a form of show business?" My answer is no. In some churches it seems I am at a concert instead of Holy Mass; quiet......

No Hope

From F W M Raybould Sir, Having read the letter about Bob Hope (August 15), 1 wish to nominate your corespondent G Vaughan Williams as a candidate for canonisation. Obviously he......

Essential Faith

From the Rev Bernard Boylan Sir, Tracy-Jo Smith's report on an Australian Catholic priest's publicised views (September 5) is of value if only to highlight the extent of the......

Turtle Tale

From Clare Asquith Sir, One correction to Peter Milward's otherwise cogent article "Shakespeare and 'the Old Religion" (Feature, September 5). Milward proposes the martyr Mark......

From Mr Peter Anwyl Sir,your Correspondent, Mr Brett...

a "wry smile" at the news that Stonyhurst College is withholding its public examination results this summer. As his letter unfolds it is by no means clear what he is smiling......

From Mr James Bogle Sir, In Response To Bishop Malone's

"modest proposal", the Rev Dr David Williams (letter, Sept. 5) tells us that during the Black Death in 1349, when the clergy had been decimated, the bishop recommended......