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2 Tim Catholic Herald. Friday, September 14, 1956

ORIGINS OF THE ENGLISH The Venerable Bede's history Sir,-Mr. Edwards remarks in his article on the origins of the English that he "does not expect the English easily to believe'......

Everybody's Liturgy

Sir,-"The Liturgy is everybody's business" ("C.H." September 8th). But it is in Latin! Ninety-nine per cent of the laity have no knowledge of Latin and less and less people are......

R.c. Or Catholic

Sir,-Can your correspondent say when and by what authority " Roman Catholic" became the legal designation of English Catholics ? The "Catholic Emancipation Act " of 1829 was not......

Cure D'ars

Sir,-A letter from thc Curt d'Ars to Mandt makes it clear beyond any possible doubt that the writer objected very strongly to military conscription not merely in his own case......

- Evolution And

MATERIALISM S IR,I would like to reply to the more relevant points in Miss Barclay's letter. First of all I am glad she acknowledges that there is no necessary connection......

Misleading Omissions

Sir, It is useful that R. H. Richens has somehow managed to ascertain the contents of the " several hundred scientific papers published annually on evolution," because he now......

Study At Home For A Degree

Weisey Han lest. 15941 can prepare you by Post for all G.C.E. exems. London Univ. Degrees. Diplomas; and Many other exams. Moderate fees, instalments. Write for Prospectus to C.......

Mothers And Mass

Sir,--1 read with great interest and sympathy the letter of "Josepha Salton " on life in a new housing estate as it affects a Catholic wife and mother. Constantly I hear from......

Perfection

Sir, - While visiting London I paid my last adieu to the Cardinal lying in state in the Cathedral Hall and afterwards wandered into the Cathedral during Vespers and immediately,......

Vernacular

Sir,-1 have seen it stated that "The Vernacular Society of Great Britain has never said that it wants the Mass in English." 1 have also seen it stated that "Many vernacularists......

Catholic Spiv ?

Sir, During the recent pilgrimage to Walsingham the devotion of many was disturbed by a spiv, of obviously Catholic origin, dodging in and out of the procession to the Slipper......

Aspirants For Welfare Work

Sir,-Miss Meredith's letter in your issue of September 7 fittingly sums up the case for the opposition in the debate on this matter to which you have so kindly opened your......

Too Young For The Job

Sir,-If concern about cruelty and injustice to children is "tilting at windmills" then I for one will always be, by the grace of God, a quixotic character. It has not been......

Pensioners

Sir,-The article by Jennie Hawthorn (7.9.56) certainly touched on some of the sadder cases of hardship. but two points on the brighter side could be mentioned. A new rule is now......