Page 5, 13th June 1975

13th June 1975
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am deeply shocked by your reaction in the editorial of June 6 to some all too well-founded criticism of the May 23 report on Pope Paul's address to the participants in the......

Hell: True Or False?

Mr C. K. O'Reilly (June 6) ask whether any religion which "compels people away from sin and into virtue under pain of hell-fire can ever succeed." I suggest he is asking the......

Nurses

As a State Registered Nurse I am concerned at some of the sweeping statements made by Gina Vianney in her article of May 30 on nursing. The way to attract and retain nurses with......

In Defence Of 'subs'

Wagging his head solicitously over the irresponsibility of others, Bishop Gordon Wheeler writes irresponsibly himself. In his article of June 6 he laments headlines that are......

Pius Xi

With reference to whether or not Cardinal Mindszenty's opposition to Communism will be justified by history as right or wrong, the following quotation from Pius XI's Encyclical......

Letters To Blame For Confusion

In your issue of May 30 a correspondent wrote as a "bewildered layman," and referred to the possible existence of millions of bewildered laymen. If they exist — and I would......

Much Sad Reading

The contents of our Catholic newspapers make very sad reading these days. Week after week letters appear from priests and layfolk expressing bewilderment and confusion as to......

Mr Wall And Fr Desmond

I am afraid any of your readers who have been following the controversy over Fr Cosmas Desmond must now have become completely muddled. This is partly my fault as I had to be......

Is The Liturgy Relevant?

The recent spate of letters and articles deeply critical of new liturgical forms and many other changes originating from Vatican IT are saddening but hardly to be wondered at.......

Feeling Of Security Gone

As a reader of the Catholic Herald for many years I have been scandalised by the debate on the liturgy. I am scandalised because St Pius V has been quoted, Councils have been......

Long-standing Wish For The Vernacular

May I attempt to answer Mr Onslow Bein's first question in his letter of May 30? It would take too long to answer the others. Yes, it is true that there was not much desire for......

Plea For Charity

Since we Catholics have a free Press, may 1 plead, through your letter page, with Fr Paul Crane, Vincent Smith and all other rabid anti-Communists to be clearer in their......

Arguments Against Abortion

I should be glad if you would allow me to correct an error inn Peter Nolan's article of May 30. The pro-abortion meeting from which members of Women for Life were expelled was......

Common Syllabus Danger

Peter Nolan's article on the front page of your issue of June 6 mentions the likelihood of the coming together as a fully integrated comprehensive school of two secondary......

Reply To Layman's Questions

Yes Mr Hein (May 30) as to your first question, as 95 per cent of Catholics did not understand Latin, there was a great desire in very many to pray to God in a language they did......

Emptying Of Churches

A misprint at the end of my letter which you published on June 6, makes it appear as if I might be rejoicing at the emptying of our churches if the crutch of compulsion of......