Page 5, 17th April 1970

17th April 1970
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Let Braine Launch His Own Crusade Against Apartheid

I FAIL to understand why your correspondent. Mr. Braine, a should have written as he did (April 10) about my letter explaining the worldwide abhorrence of apartheid. The......

Variations In Missa Normat1va

B Y chance I have, since the 1st Sunday in lent, been to Mass in a different church each Sunday and have come to the conclusion that the Normative Mass lends itself to wide......

Fighter Against Death Bill

Y OUR readers must bave been delighted at the triumph achieved by Mr. Norman St. John-Stevas, M.P. when an attempt was made to introduce a Voluntary Euthanasia Bill in the House......

Human Life

I SEE that Fr. Flanagan of the Catholic Priests' Association has resumed (April 10) his war of attrition on Mr Norman St. John-Stevas. As always, his weapon is the bludgeon......

Stone Throwing

IN your reporting of the Easter riot in Derry in your issue of April 3, 1970, it is stated that stones were thrown at me and some people who were with me. In the interests of......

No Total Ban On Tridentine Mass

IN his letter published on April 10, Dom Bernard Orchard speaks of the "total ban on the old Tridentine Mass." There is no total ban. The official regulations regarding Mass in......

Bishops Did

not consult priests THE Hierarchy of England and Wales have seen fit to issue a statement about celibacy and the priesthood without consulting their brother priests or the rest......

Langu A Ge,

music and liturgy IN reply to Monica Comer ford's letter in your April 3 issue about the language and music of our liturgy, may I suggest that one need walk only a short way......

Honest Convictions On Celibacy Ruling Ive Must Beg...

this letter is hopelessly out of date. but our mail is somewhat slow and unsure and therefore our contact with the Mother Church which sent us to Latin America is at times......

What Vatican Ii Said About Papal Power And Role Of Bishops

T OWARDS the end of his article, "Why I cannot see the Pope resigning at 75," Mr. Alan McElwain said last week that the supporters of change "want what they tell us is true......

Catering For Late Vocations

T HE article of April 10 on the Church and vocations written by a Staff Correspondent prompts me to offer one or two observations which I think have revelance. The article......

Lay Whereabouts

I SHOULD like to assure Mr. Dennis Foster (April 10) that some Catholic lay movements have thoroughly adapted themselves to the challenge of Vatican 11. Directly, I can speak......

Converts Not Wanted?

QUESTION and ANSWER Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question — Years ago 1 nearly became a Catholic after studying such apologists as Sheehan, Rumble and Lunn but 1 am glad! did not......