Page 12, 19th December 2008

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Music Opens An Entrance Door To Catholic Liturgy

Christopher Howse Notebook w hen St Teresa of Avila was still alive, a master of music was appointed to Avila cathedral called Sebastian de Vivanco. He comes in that golden age......

Christmas Is A Reason For Hope In These Bleak Times

Sentiment and tack are fine, says Aidan Bellenger, as long as we recall the feast's true meaning T he tacky side of the Christmas season can be strangely appealing. In one of my......

Time For A New Universal Declaration

T his was the year that "60 Years of Human Rights" was celebrated — marking the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) made by the United Nations in 1948, regarded as the......

Today Television Is As Bad As Real Life

Nick Thomas M y, how we all need this holiday. A break from work (if we're still employed, that is), and from all the woes of the world, both abroad and on our doorsteps, is......