Page 4, 19th May 1978

19th May 1978
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Is Homosexuality A Voluntary State?

"Homosexuality", your correspondent R. F. Harwood asserts (May 12) "is not beyond human control".. This (perhaps appealingly) stmpIistic statement blurs the dis tinction that......

Full Membership Of The Church

John Carey (May 12) finds it hurtful that by the rules of the Catholic Church he, an Anglican, is barred from receiving Communion at a Catholic Mass. The "rules" which bar him......

Lord Rawlinson

Lord Rawlinson, as reported in your May 12 issue, is only half justified in his assertions on the Liturgy, He -would like a return to a ceremonial, formal way of celebrating......

Angelus

I have just returned from Majorca. I was gladdened and saddened by a number of things while I was there, but in this letter will confine myself to an example of each. I was......

Taking It Farther

Why cannot people who hurl Biblical quotations at us get them right? Christ was not explicit in his command to use that we were not to call priests "Father". What he actually......

Living Parish

You invite reports on how parishes are run and I hope these few notes on my parish of Out Lady of the Sacred Heart, Wellingborough, will be of interest. The parish is......

. Testing The Shroud

Contrary to the utterances of the American Episcopalian Clergyman, David Sox, the secretary of the eight-month old British Society for the Turin Shroud, we approve and applaud......

Sharing Churches

In your issue of April 7 you published a letter from me urging that we ask our Anglican friends to let us have Mass said in their churches, rather than that we should go on......

Peril

Your columnist Mr Patrick O'Donovan is surely taking a risk when he makes fun of the Bishop of Winchester and the Anglican Church (May 12), How does he know whether or not the......

Constancy

Mrs Doreen Edinborough (May 12) is so wrong! How . . cam the Church change its teaching on contraception? How can it alter the first commandment? As the Pope said in his talk to......

The Division At Cromer

Having read the article of April 14 by Frances Gumley and letters referring to it published by you on April 21, I would be grateful if I may add a comment. I was a member of the......

Human Rights And Life

May I protest against Mr Perryman's charge (Letters, May 12) that the raffle of two tickets for the World Cup Finals in Argentina next month by a LIFE Group is a betrayal of the......

St Maria

Patrick O'Donovan asks (May 12); "Who was St Maria Goretti anyway?" She was a girl of 11 years and 8 months canonised by Pius XII in 1950 as an example of chastity to modern......

Ceremony With Dignity

May I. through the medium of your paper. express gratitude to Mgr Howe and all concerned with the upgrading of the new ceremonial at Westminster? For one who has enjoyed it all,......