Page 6, 15th July 1938

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Lonely Converts A Matter Of Temperament

SIR, —As a convert of such long standing that perhaps I may almost claim to have graduated into the class of Cradle Catholics, I feel that I can understand both points of view.......

Modesty In Dress

Men Can Also Give Scandal SIR,—I am allowed to dictate a short letter on the subject of dress. Since I seldom notice clothes unless they are in outstandingly bad taste, I can't......

Bible In Catholic England

SIR,—If Miss Cholmeley will look at Fr. Thurston's " No Popery," pp. 178 et seq, she will see that Fr. Thurston is there concerned to show that there were solid (or, at least,......

Public Libraries

SIR.One of your correspondents has raised the most important point about getting Catholic newspapers into public reading rooms and the like. There are two problems entailed :......

Teaching The Catechism

Present Unsatisfactory Position SER.—Your correspondent Parochus is mistaken. There is a growing number of people, teachers, parish priests and inspectors who, with plenty of......

When Is The Soul Created?

SIR.—In the course of animated discussion on moral theology between young Catholics the question was raised as to what is the Catholic Doctrine as to when the Immortal Soul......

Making Processions Unpopular

Sta,-1 recently had occasion to hear Mass at a large church in an important northern city. The preacher made a powerful appeal to the congregation to attend a procession of the......

Doctors In Missions

SIR, — The inherent difficulties of isolated action regarding the use of the medical profession in the missions seems to call for a special apostolate and the founding of some......

What Is The Ictus ?

Not an Angel's Footstep SIR,—Fr. Anthony Thorold's jeu d'e.sprit on the ictus (CATHOLIC HERALD. June 24), was obviously not intended to be taken too seriously. Nevertheless I......

[ St. Dominic And Tiie Rosary

The Tradition Is Not Upset SIR,—May 1 ask what authority "A Liturgical Priest " has for asserting that: "Had there been so resounding a thing as a special revelation to St.......

Is Medicine Scientific ?

SIR,—The assurance and dogmatism expressed in the letter of " Eastbourne Doctor " is truly astonishing. We are told, among other things, that " Orthodox medicine is based on......

Sewing Swastikas For Nazis

SIR,—I write to protest against the publishing of a picture in last week's CATHOLIC HERALD of Chinese Catholic children engaged in sewing swastikas for a German firm. The......