Page 2, 19th April 1940

19th April 1940
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Conversion Of England Praying For Each Other

SIR S —The February numbers of the CATHOLIC HERALD have recently arrived, The reading of the discussion on the Conversion of England seems too good to be true. Perhaps, in......

Enlightening Britain

SIR,—As a Catholic and an Englishman I have followed your letters on the Conversion of England with interest and enthusiaem, but are not some of your correspondents inclined to......

Devotion To The Holy Ghost

SIR,—In the Acts of the Apostles (xix. 2) there is recorded an Incident which could be taken from the lives of many of us. St. Paul, on meeting at Ephesus certain disciples,......

Catholic Snobbery

Sin—May I be allowed to disagree in toto with your correspondent who complains of Catholic snobbery, and may I offer in support of my dissension three small instances, chosen......

A Word To The Wise

For the wise, a single word may be enough, but how many pee plc are wise? Too often we use the wrong word, or we do not arrange our words to the best advantage. Then we are......

Difficulty Of Reform

SIR,--On reading and thinking over some of the marvellous opinions voiced week by week in the correspondence page of the CATHOLfc Mann I wonder if many more are struck by the......

Empty Churches In Day Time

marvel at the neglect of brief visits to the Blessed Sacrament during the working day. Could not the majority of housewives and " out of work " people slip into church and pray......

Lipstick And Trousers In Church

Sin—May I be allowed to ventilate my views on this all-absorbing question, the Conversion of England? Charity begins at home, and I feel that, first of all, cur clergy should......

Protestant And Catholic

IrT0116 Professor Stockley SIR.--A couple of weeks ago an ' affectioned " correspondent asked if, in any place or on any hand, his fellowAnglicans were all dubbed " Protestant."......

Christian Social Programme Spirituality Vital

SIR,--In answer to Mr Breen's letter may I stress once more the necessity of linking up the movement for Social Reform with the effort for the Conversion of England? Again and......

Courageous M.p.

Sin—May I say how gratifying it is to read that the courageous Catholic M.P. for Ipawich is fighting the battle against exploitation and profiteering, and endeavouring to lead......

Figures And Statistics

SIR,—Mr Benvenisti's question as to the cost of social reform implies that the organisation of our resources is giving the maximum standard of living to our population taken as......

A Tip For The Chaplain

Sue — Your chaplain correspondent thinks that " it is not always convenient. for the chaplain to be at the beck and call of the parochial clergy," I venture to think that he......

Lizatennr Of The Raeek

Sunday, April 21. Fourth after Easter. (White.) Monday, April 22. SS. Soter and Caius, Popes and Martyrs. (Red.) Tuesday, April 23. St. George, Martyr and Protector of England.......

Rosaries For The Troops Parents Can Help Chaplains

SIR,—On behalf of the troops who have already received your rosaries permit me to thank you most sincerely. I think that you have introduced something really concrete that is......

Masses For Benefactors

Sla,—The appeal for rosaries to give away to men of the B.E.F. which you were good enough to publish some weeks ago has met with a very generous response, and I understand that.......

The Abyssinian War

Sin—Your correspondents who assert that Italy had no justification for going to war with Abyssinia, and that Italy was " just as much an aggressor as Germany was in Poland," are......

A Useful Booklet

SIR,—Reading in last week's Cerenatc Henan) the correspondence upon the Halo-Abyssinian War, a booklet by the Rt. Rev, Mgr. Howlett, entitled War, Why the Pope Cannot Stop It,......

Holy See Prestige Nonconformist Witness

SIR,—Arriongst my Nonconformist friends I find a now attitude towards the Pope. At one Free Church meeting recently, when the Pope's name was mentioned, loud cheers were given,......

Stage Nudity

Sue—Only a humbug would maintain that he went to a theatre to see exotic dances or flimsily-draped females set on the stage in exotic postures merely because he thought it was......

Mass

OBSERVATION Objective Enquiry SIR,—I see that a recent number of the CATHOLIC HERALD refers to the " Mass Observation Society." I presume it means Mass-Observation, an......

"but Not Czechoslovakia "

Slit,—I am surprised to find in the letter of Mr Hilary James, published on April 12, the argument that Czechoslovakia was "a perpetual menace to the peace of Europe." This may......