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Wikileaks Offers Distorted View Of The Ordinariate

N o area of public life has been untouched by the WikiLeaks revelations, it seems – not even Pope Benedict’s ordinariate scheme for Anglicans who wish to convert to Rome and......

An Abiding Call To Holiness

O n the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception representatives from parishes in Northampton diocese gathered in their cathedral for a Mass of thanksgiving for the papal visit.......

Condoms Cannot Play A Role In The Process Of Humanising...

From Professor Luke Gormally......

Sir – Two Of The Claims Advanced By Fr Alexander

Lucie-Smith in his article, “What the Pope meant about condoms” (Feature, December 3) invite comment. First, he interprets the Pope as suggesting that “as part of the process of......

Dreadful Theology

From Canon Seamus Cunnane SIR – Each year, on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, we are recommended a heretical hymn for Morning and Evening Prayer. I quote from its......

Seeking Heroes

From Kathy Robinson and Joanna Bogle SIR – Nominations are invited for the 2011 Catholic Women of the Year. Any Catholic woman can be nominated. We are looking for the “unsung......

Best On The Web

From Mr Claude Kauffmann SIR – It was rather silly of you to write in your third leading article on December 3 (“WikiLeaks and the Vatican”) that “it is a good thing, therefore,......

The Great Church

From Mr Iain Colquhoun SIR – In his interview with Peter Seewald (Report, November 26), the Pope claims that Bishop Williamson’s views derive from the fact that: “he was an......

Patron Of The Tracks

From Mr Andrew K White SIR – Regarding the patron of the railways (Letters, December 3), surely it is St Pancras. Yours faithfully, ANDREW WHITE Lynton, Devon......

How Tony Blair Might Have Defeated Christopher Hitchens...

From Mr Alan Pontet-Piccolomini SIR – I cringed while reading the report of the Blair/Hitchens debate held in Canada on the subject of whether religion is a force for good......

Lessons About Other Religions Will Confuse Catholic Children

From Mrs Jocelyn Rowe SIR – It would be a matter of grave concern if we were to hear that trainee lawyers were required to devote time and attention to studying legal systems......