Page 11, 13th June 2008

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Pastor Iuventus

'They just want a bit of religion' O n a beautiful morning on my day off I sit in my garden and say the Office. It seems as if, almost overnight, summer is suddenly in riot and......

The Pope's Inspired Choice

The Holy Father has appointed Cardinal Ennio Antonelli, Archbishop of Florence, as the new president of the Pontifical Council for the Family. This is not. on the face of it,......

I Am An Extraordinary Minister Of Holy Communion And In

my parish we are asked to purify the vessels after Communion. I read somewhere that this was forbidden: should I do the purification? In 2002, permission was given in the USA......

Three Cheers To The Cardinal For Challenging Adoption Law

T he Westminster Catholic Children's Society was founded in 1764 by Bishop Richard Challoner, one of the heroes of pre-Emancipation English Catholicism. He would have been proud......

Bishop Gemma's Vicious Attack On Medjugorje Will Upset...

From Mgr George Tiittii SIR — The assertion of Bishop Andrea Get - lima that the apparitions at Medjugorje are "the work of the demon" is the most vicious attack on Medjugorje......

From Fr John Aloysius Mccaffery Ofm Sir — When I

read your article about Medjugorje (June 6) and the remarks in your leader regarding the "false" shrine I was hurt and saddened. as I know will be the case with many Catholics.......

From Mr Bernard Ellis Sir — Your Article On Medjugorje

(June 6) quotes an exorcist. Your readers will be interested to hear the opinion of the most senior Vatican exorcist, Fr Gabriele Amorth, who said in 2002 that Medjugorje was "a......

A Christ For Aliens?

From Mr Alan Pavelin SIR — In his article (June 6), John C Wright rightly reminds us that there is nothing in the possibility of alien life which should challenge Christian......

On Burning Books From Mr Roy Giles Sir — As

ever I enjoyed Pastor Iuventus's article (June 6). The remark about the progression from burning books to the burning of people is, however, usually attributed not to a rabbi......

From Bishop Hugh Lindsay Sir — Patricia Macgregor's...

30) shows that my previous letter (May 1.6) was needed to warn readers against "false hopes in those who would like to see [the Tridentine Mass] more often". Mrs MacGregor has......

From Mr Cliff Wale Sir — I Have A Family

connection with acupuncture and its Japanese offshoot shiatsu (Letters, June 6). I had the opportunity some years ago of a long talk with a Chinese acupuncturist now practising......

From Miss Margaret Duncan Sir — What A Joy To

read Mr Graham Wheeler's letter last week. I wholeheartedly support his call for "Liberals for the Tridentine Mass". My opinions would probably grate with many of who are......

From Mr Christopher Nottage Sir — I Am At A

loss to understand why Elizabeth Sweeney criticises the secular use of a church building by mentioning "the substantial difference between a Catholic Mass and an Anglican......

From Mr David Morton Sir — The News That Salford

Diocese's Catholic adoption agency is ending its services saddened me. While the Government could have provided Catholic agencies with a via media , it chose instead to push its......