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This Baby Is The Reason The •

human race has a future I n the darkness of the night a new light is shining out. It is the light of Christ, the mighty God who fills the earth and the skies become a tiny human......

My Adult Children Do Not Attend Mass During The Year

but accompany us to Mass on Christmas Day and receive Holy Communion. I worry that they are commitfing a mortal sin by receiving Communion without having been to Confession......

Offering A Loving, Warm And Understanding Welcome To...

From the Revd Richard Martin SIR I write in reply to Major Robertson-Young's kindly meant letter (December 12) which refers to the Bull Apostolicae Curae of Pope Leo XIII......

Sir Michael Robertson-young's Letter Is, I Am Sure,...

that he quotes Apostolicae Curae yet again and, offensively, places the Archbishop of Canterbury in quotation marks. However, if he seriously considers that his letter will......

Utterly Absurd

From Mr Richard Paul Marsden SIR Ned Burke (Letter, December 5) seems to have missed the point with regard to Claire Curtis-Thomas and John Smeaton's call for her resignation as......

State Protection

From Canon Martin Lee, financial secretary of the Archdiocese of Southwark SIR It is strange in the extreme to find in your lead story (December 12) my words accurately reported......

Anarchic Precedent

From Dr Christopher Shell SIR It was reported on December 10 in the national press that Mrs Justice Dobbs has refused as "totally without merit" the judicial review sought by......

A Horrible Massacre

From Mr M Medwig SIR -As a Byzantine Catholic, I was delighted to read an article on the Royal Academy's Byzantium exhibition (December 5). My delight turned to astonishment,......

Brilliant Bishop

From Miss Daphne Byrne SIR Wales has all the luck! They are already blessed to have Archbishop Peter Smith and now have acquired impressive Bishop Tom Burns (Report, December......

A Fail On History

From Mr Roderick O'Donnell, FSA SIR Students at Ratcliffe College pictured in the neo-Byzantine chapel (1958-62) by E Bower Norris may be celebrating their GCSE successes......

Rewards In Heaven

From the chairman of Pro Ecclesia et Ponnfice SIR I find your report (December 5) on the leaflet urging priests not to offend gay people very disturbing. Surely no Catholic, let......

Aisle Scurrying

From Mr Colin Riley SIR The Pope cannot move the sign of peace quickly enough for me (Letters, December 12). The present situation causes absolute disruption almost immediately......

A Return To Fine Art

From Mr Michael Bolongaro SIR How coincidental it was that one of your leading articles (December 5) should use the Latin quotation ex umbris et imaginibus in veritatem (from......

The Living Word

From Phyllis Ibbs SIR Nine years ago I was taught Lectio Divina and was completely bowled over by this prayerful way of studying Scripture. Eight years ago, with my parish......