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Why Catholics Should Welcome ‘free Schools’

B ishop Malcolm McMahon has backed the setting up of state-funded “free schools”, the cornerstone of the Conservatives’ new education policy. Under these plans, parents,......

The Ruling Against Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School Is...

From Dr Mary Howard, chair of governors of St Philomena’s Catholic High School SIR – If the Cardinal Vaughan School (Report, January 8) is guilty of discrimination, it is only......

Pius Xii And Politics

From Mr David Lindsay SIR – Further to Will Heaven (Notebook, January 8), who are these “Jewish leaders” and “Jewish groups” who always seem to appear whenever Pius XII is......

The Case For Shakespeare’s Catholicism

From Mr Russell Sparkes SIR – Your report (January 8) about Shakespeare possibly visiting Rome is intriguing although uncertain. But the evidence is overwhelming that he not......

A Door Slightly Ajar

From Fr Brian Storey SIR – Brendan Kennedy’s reflections on religion and neuroscience (Comment, January 8), can be helped by a philosophical description of spirituality; the......

A Lonely Journey

From G M Gibbens SIR – For most past converts to the Catholic Church, their conversion has been an individual process entailing a slow journey impelled by grace, leading the......

Striking A Balance

From Mr Michael Foster MP, Minister for Equality SIR – I was disappointed to read your article on the Equality Bill (Report, December 18) following my meeting with Simon......

A Bitter Complaint

From Mr Bernard Ellis SIR – It is very interesting to read that Bishop Ratko Perić of Mostar laments the visit of Cardinal Schönborn to Medjugorje and complains bitterly that......

Help With A Pet

From Mr John Cook SIR – Our Parish Advisory Council is eager to harness the energy released by the news of Pope Benedict’s visit to Britain to undertake some new initiatives and......

For Equity’s Sake

From Mr Christopher Keeffe SIR – Philip Butler (Letters, January 8) rightly praises your coverage of the Murphy Report. Given that the report’s full title is Report by......

The New Translation Is Worse Than The Old

From Mr Tom McIntyre SIR – If Fr Leo Chamberlain (Letter, January 9) re-reads what I wrote he will see that I do not disagree with his points, but simply – as a “real Latinist”......

Marce? Who Cares?

From Mr Alan Franks SIR – I feel that I must, as a student and teacher of English for many years, comment on the correspondence about the use of “Marce” and “Mass” (Letters,......

Prayer

XV Prayer accepts Approach – encroach Of death. This is from a collection of 52 poems entitled Prayer published in pamphlet by Impress (156), 95 Wilton Road, London SW1V 1BZ.......