Page 2, 17th November 1950

17th November 1950
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Letters

SOCIAL REFORM Party Records S!9.-It is to be regretted that your correspondent Mrs. Anne Lee has seen fit to resort not only to a mode of argument which bases " facts" upon......

Anglican Orders

Decision Irreversible SIR,-It is only necessary to study " Apostolicae Curae " to see that it is quite unthinkable that any Pope could reverse the conclusions of Pope Leo XIII......

Acts Of Contrition

Sne-Can Fr. Flanagan be wholly wrong. as some of your readers would seem to imply. It is true the Book of Common Prayer contains beautifully worded prayers of contrition and......

The Assumption And The Ark

Sia,-In estimating the value of the comparison which the Fathers of the church set up between the incorruptible wood of the Ark of the Covenant and the body of Our Blessed Lady.......

Cardinal Tisserant And The Assumption

SIR,-My attention has been drawn to an article in the Daily Mail of November 2, signed by Alexander Clifford. reporting the ceremonies in connection with the declaration of the......

A Uniate Church

Impossible Ideal ? SIR,-Are you right, Mr. Editor, to head a letter from one of your correspondents " A Uniate Church -Impossible Ideal? " I feel the innuenda and parts of the......

Moscow's Fears

Ukrainian Resistance SIR,-There is one significant fact which has been brought vividly to public notice by the Most impressive ceremonies which have been observed in Edinburgh......

Cure Wars And The French Revolution

SIR,-THE CATHOLIC HERAT D recently wrote in connection with the Curd d'Ars: "... for village life in the France . . , bled white by the Napoleonic wars was irreligious and......

Immigrants

Cool Reception SIR,-Re W. E. Weston's letter which speaks of a sorrow, which in charity one must assume is genuine, even though it is hard to accept that your correspondent can......

Bedridden Catholics

wonder if anyone can put me in touch with a convent or Catholic nursing home that will take chronic sick patients ? The provision of accommodation for the chronic sick is a......

Catholic Rooks

SIR,-1 was particularly struck by the concluding sentence of L. B. Fore.st's letter in last week's issue" We want your books but we cannot afford them." Surely this is another......

Oscar Wilde

STR,--In 1930 1 published a study of Oscar Wilde and 1 suggested he was never " properly " received into the Catholic Church. When later I wrote my Life of Lord Alfred Douglas I......

Altar Servers

Sin, All servers, whatever their age, should be spotlessly clean. I see boy servers every Sunday who do not comply with that. Sometimes their hands are appalling. Their cottas......

Foreigners And Jobs

SIR. Your correspondent, S. Brykczynski, thinks that his letter applying for a job advertised in a Catholic paper by a Catholic firm was not replied to because he is a......

Does The Welsh Word " Van " Mean A "church " ?

No. It means the enclosure within which the church or chapel was protected from desecration The early enclosures included a well for baptismal and other purposes which became......

Points From Let Ters Warm Churches

The poor, aged, feeble and children suffer bitterly from cold in many churches. Street collections for fuel help. and some of that money might help to heat churches, especially......