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Confronting The Menace Of Surrogacy

From Mrs Margaret Heavens Sir, I was delighted that Eileen Cream felt able to respond to my letter of 19 May. Her unhappiness about being unable to trace her parents is a clear......

`vicar Of Christ' An Unfortunate Development?

From James Radcliffe Sir, Bishop Hugh Lindsay's remarks concerning the title "Vicar of Christ" are interesting. It was first used by Pope Innocent III. In the process of......

Theology Of Celibacy

From Mr Gerard Hanratty Sit; Bishop Guazzelli opines that "there's no theological argument' for priestly celibacy." His Lordship may be mistaken. At the moment of consecration......

Well Taught, But All For Naught?

From Mr Peter Johnson Sir, I shall be grateful if you will kindly allow me to correct the final sentence of my letter concerning the Bishops consultation on RE in Catholic......

Spiritual Meaning Of Sunday Obligation

From Revd Anthony Baxter Sir, Fr Rolheiser in his article (26 May) likens the Church to the family and speaks of the casual nature, these days, of relationships within many......

The St Augustine's Controversy

From the Chair of Governors, St Augustine's School, Oxford Sir, I write on behalf of the Roman Catholic Foundation Governors of St Augustine's Joint Upper School in Oxford to......

From The Vice Chair Of Governors, St Augustine's School,...

Sir, In your editorial of 9 June it was stated that St Augustine's "has long been a by-word in South Oxfordshire" for "abysmal" educational standards. In the interests of......

Third World Query

From Mr Michael Blackburn Sir, Our 3rd World Group would like to make contact with the Jesuit priest who is helping lepers in China and with a South American business man who......

Where The Prophets Are

From Mrs Anne Morgan-Jones Sir, I read Fr Ronald Rolheiser's column — "In search of a new kind of missionary" with pleasure and interest — as is usual. However, I wonder if on......

Christian England Engine Of Injustice?

From Mr Sean M O'Conaill Sir, Mary Kenny complains that the Church of England has failed to keep England Christian. Could she explain to this puzzled reader in what sense......

Understanding The Old Mass

From Mrs Kathleen Johnson Sir, After attending a Low Mass in the Tridentine rite recently, the first for over 30 years, I felt moved to tears My overwhelming feeling was that of......

From Mr Tom Fisher,

Sir, Does Dwight Longenecker (May 19th) know the difference between a Tridentine Mass and Novus Ordo Mass in Latin? His article describing a Mass at Cricklade was published on......