Page 11, 18th March 2005

18th March 2005
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The Battle Is Joined

Catholics must grill candidates on abortion When the bishops published their General Election advice on Monday they hoped to give a gentle nudge to the leaders of the three main......

Welcome Departure

No place for anti-Papist rhetoric in public life......

Alice In Wonderland

Our columnist will make friends in heaven The death of Alice Thomas Ellis, known to all her friends by her real name, Anna Haycraft, is a sad loss to the Church in this country.......

50 Years Ago This Week

This is the story of a horse that was blessed – and did a Catholic jockey out of a wonderful “double” at Cheltenham last week. Just before Christmas five years ago the late Mr......

The Eu Is Not A Catholic Conspiracy

From Dr Gregory Slysz SIR – For many years Adrian Hilton has been promoting his groundless conspiracy that the European Union is a Vatican plot to proselytise Europe (Report,......

Good Will Hunting

From Fr David Bingham MHM SIR – As someone who had eight years of happy early childhood in Kenya before the war, and in view of our Mill Hill connections with Kenya, I have......

The Bishops Should Get Behind My Bill

From Mr Edward Leigh MP SIR – On March 8, I presented to parliament my Ten Minute Rule Bill “Royal Marriages (Freedom of Religion)”. Under the constitution, dating from the Act......

Grubbing For Votes

From Mr Brendan Vaughan-Spruce SIR – I am very concerned about the way the media is interpreting Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor’s comments on Michael Howard’s position on......

Saving Souls

From the national co-ordinator of the Catholic Action Group SIR – Jenny Bryer (Letters, Mar 11) should not be dismayed, as the Catholic Action Group has simply asked the......

The Real Herod

From Mr John A de Waal SIR – Without wishing to get involved in the debate over Charles and Camilla I would question, in the interests of accuracy, P S Crawley in his......

Sinister Cheques

From Mrs Ann Davis SIR – Could Pastor Iuventus (Mar 11) identify the bank which offers the option of left-handed cheque books? Such an inclusive policy should be commended.......

Remember Your Sins Against God

A s a child first travelling on the train I used to be fascinated when railway lines bisected a place I recognised. Emerging from a deep cutting or crossing a bridge or a level......