Page 2, 1st April 1960

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Contraceptive Pill

A misnomer in certain cases S IR,-To use a so-called contraceptive pill as a contraceptive, as an artificial way of preventing conception, is obviously as morally wrong as to......

The Mentally Sick

S IR' With reference to Dympna's letter of March 11 how much I sympathise with her view that spiritual help is also badly needed. It is indeed-but how does one get it? If we are......

On Compassion

qiit, I think that of all the parables that Our Divine Lord gave to us. the one about the Good Samaritan is either not understood or, certainly, not followed. Compassion! How......

The Sacred Heart

S IR,-As a convert 1 have found that a personal devotion to the Sacred Heart is greatly helped and encouraged by that beautiful little book 'Ancient Devotions to the Sacred......

The Layman In The Church

SIR,-In your issue of March 19, Prorsum Semper complains of rarely hearing the Epistle and Gospel being read in his churchand rarer still does he hear a sermon, I would like to......

Easter March

qIR,-A Catholic contingent will be participating in the Easter march from Aldermaston to London in protest against the manufacture of nuclear weapons. Besides demonstrations of......

On Grave Sins S Ir,-to Compare The Use Of Contraceptives By

conscientious non-Catholics (with small incomes and living accommodation to match) to the behaviour of a homicidal maniac, as did one of your writers, is on a par with......

Tiie British Deterrent

S rn,-Although we have pre viously disagreed publicly about the morality of the nuclear deterrent, I am glad to support you in your plea for the widest possible freedom for......

'bedside Courts'

husband and I were very concerned on learning, firstly from the wireless and then from the CATHOLIC HERALD, about the proposed setting up of "bedside courts" in hospitals to......

Uncanonised 'saints'

one is to put forward a candidate for canonisation among the secular clergy. may one mention the name of the late Canon John Arendzen, every moment of whose long priestly life......

Act Through Morality Council

S IR,-May T invite the attention of your readers to the existence of the Public Morality Council, which exists for the follow ing purposes: (1) To work for a higher standard of......

Senator Mccarthy

S IR,-I was not snrprised at the letters you have had from the U.S.A., for Rovere mentions in his book that even the most objective criticism of McCarthy evokes more protests......