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It Is Up To Us — And You — To Save Westminster Cathedral

W estminster Cathedral is one of the most extraordinary churches in the world: visitors to London walking along Victoria Street are astonished by the sight of its great......

Looking Towards The East

p raying towards the east, wrote Joseph Ratzinger, "is a tradition that goes back to the beginning. Moreover, it is a fundamental expression of the Christian synthesis of cosmos......

When 1 Watch The News, I Often Find Myself Getting

angry and I worry that I may be lacking in charity. How could I deal with this? News programmes compete with each other to attract viewers. This in itself affects the balance of......

A Scrap Of Hope In The Early Hours

1\4y holiday calm is all too evanes cent. The night I go back on duty I am called to the hospital at 1.30 am to anoint a dying woman and pass a sleepless rest of the night......

Why Latin Isn't More Sacred Than Vernacular Languages

From Mr Tom McIntyre SIR One honours James Bogle's love of Latin (Letters, January 11): not, though, his case. The issue is not what Latin was, but what Latin is. Accidents of......

From Mrs Elizabeth Price

SIR Thanks to a wonderful convent education, I was able to follow the pre-Vatican II Mass from a Missal at the age of 10, and was privileged to sing plainchant, Palestrina and......

Dining Defences

From: J C G George SIR Further to Ed West's article (Comment, January 4), I find the best way of dealing with those antiCatholics who attack the Church, and by implication me,......

Give The Bishops Of The Curia Their Due

From Mrs Patti Fordyce SIR Tom McIntyre takes me to task (Letters, December 21) for misrepresenting the views he expressed in his original letter (November 23). It was not my......

Lessons Of A Child-tamer At Holy Mass

From Mr Michael SchutzerWeissmann SIR -As the father of 12 and one who has spent over 30 years as a child-tamer at Holy Mass, I was interested by Michael Forrester's article......

From Mr Trevor Simmons

SIR In my experience it is not children who need lessons in how to behave at Holy Mass but adults. Yours faithfully, TREVOR SIMMONS Halesowen.W Midlands......

Our Chief Concern

From the chief executive of LIFE SIR Dominie Stemp unfortunately misunderstands LIFE's approach to counselling in her letter (January 4). LIFE's paramount concern is for our......

An Unusual Convert

From Fr Joseph Silver SIR Mr Blair may not be the u s ual sort of convert to the Catholic Church but I'm glad that the RCIA doesn't require a public confession of sin for anyone......