Page 11, 14th November 2008

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After The Euphoria, A Perfect Pro-life Nightmare?

T he election of Barack Obama as the 44th President of the United States has triggered intense and contradictory feelings among Catholics. There is, on the one hand, near......

A Promising Start To Dialogue Ly E Are All Pleased That

the Christian-Muslim Forum held at the Vatican last week ended amicably, with 28 Muslim and 28 Catholic scholars agreeing that religious minorities deserve protection, and that......

We Need World Youth Day

A s young people become an uncommon sight in our churches, both at home and abroad, World Youth Days will continue to grow in importance for the Church. Britain's vocations......

England Is Not Following The Vatican On The Admission Of...

From Fr Jon Bielawski SIR After reading your front-page report (November 7) oil Guidelines for the use of Psychology in the Admission and formation of Candidates for the......

From Mr John Mclorinan Sir Any Creditable Organisation...

expected to ensure that its recruits are thoroughly suitable. If reporting is accurate the new guidelines would seem to indicate that perhaps Rome is becoming as obsessed with......

Manning 's Protest

From Dr Deborah Jones, general secretary of Catholic Concern for Animals SIR Robert Gray's article on Cardinal Manning (November 7) was much appreciated by Catholic Concern for......

Welsh Catholics Don't Need A Welsh Bishop

From Professor Emeritus R C Whatley SIR I very much regret the letter (November 7) from my friend Dr Daniel, with its distinctly unpleasant overtones, concerning the appointment......

We Should Simply Say No To Sex Education

From Mr Alan Bancroft SIR Pace your leading article (October 31) on the Government's plan to require potentially damaging sex education in primary schools, the question is not:......

A Test Of Character

From Mr Alan Ashfiekl SIR The fact that Americans have elected a black man to be their next president has understandably been hailed as a wonderful milestone in the history of......

Thoughts Of Death In Venice

0 n our last evening in Venice the choir gave a concert in the church of the Redentore on the Guidecca, a fine Palladian church across the lagoon from San Marco, built, like......

I Would Like To Pray More Than Simply Saying Some

morning and night prayers but I have found books on prayer rather difficult. Can you suggest something simple? Many of the saints have written about meditation or mental prayer......