Page 11, 17th February 2006

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Mission Impossible?

Benedict prepares for Turkish challenge POPE BENEDICT XVI may be meek, but he is no coward. The Vatican has confirmed that the Pontiff's first diplomatic trip will take him to......

Lying About Leo

The Far Right gets it wrong Vincenzo Gioacchino Raffaele Luigi Pecci is an unlikely name for an icon of British nationalism. This warm and open-minded Italian Catholic priest,......

50 Years Ago This Week

Will there be any marriages in Catholic churches on Holy Saturday this year? This has long been a popular day for weddings among Catholics and non-Catholics. But for Catholics,......

Thought For The Week

'Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.' ST AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO......

Pastor Luventus

Don't say it with flowers / ha quite like the half hour after morning Mass when I make a cup of coffee. pretend I ve some sort of game plan for the day and open the post. With a......

No Mistake

From Mr Jim Alford SIR — Raymond Edwards (Comment, February 10) reassures us that saints can be mistaken (as if such reassurances were necessary), and to illustrate this he......

A Warm Welcome

From the chairman of the Latin Mass Society SIR — Your front-page report (Februar) , 10) is a further reminder of how the wishes of the present Holy Father and his predecessor......

Handed Down

From Mr Clive Baulch SIR — I am sorry to have to disagree with my good friend Mrs Stemp (Letter, February 10). It is simply not true to assert, as she does, that receiving......

Missionary Era

From Mr Francis Davis SIR — Bishop Budd of Plymouth is by all accounts a good man and a fine bishop and will have been very sad to make the decision to discontinue weekly Mass......