Page 9, 1st February 2002

1st February 2002
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The Defence Of The Family: A War On Two Fronts

THIS WEEK'S TWO principal front page reports appear at first sight to deal with different topics. They are, in fact, part of the same story: the continuing onslaught of an......

Ofsted Here Today And Gone Tomorrow?

From Mr Barry Swan Sir, As a former teacher at Cardinal Pole High School, Hackney, I would agree with everything Philippa Toomey says about the excellence of the school......

A Tricky Problem

From Dr David Plunkett Sir, I am surprised that some Catholic bishops are recommending that Dr Nazir Ali, the Anglican bishop of Rochester, should replace Dr Carey as Anglican......

What Justin Said

From Mr James Bogle Sir, I have obviously hit a raw nerve with Gerry Noel since, unusually for him, he descends to sarcasm rather than sticking to fact. I am sorry for that as I......

Cwn's Membership Of The Nbcw

From Dr Pat Pinsent Sir, Your correspondents have made several points about the Catholic Women's Network. To deal with these adequately would take more of your space than I'm......

Creative Liturgy

From Mr S Hodson Pressinger Sir, Cardinal Ratzinger, as head of the Congregation for Doctrine and Faith, is surely right to voice the concern of many about the liturgy of the......

Dangers Of The Tarot

From Mr Michael Akerman Sir, David Barrett's review of a new book on the Tarot (Jan 18) is dangerously misguiding. Whatever the proposed "Christian perspective" may be, the fact......

Nit Lefevbrists

From Mr Jonfiliwr Sir, I am just about fed 1.11; ` with the all the name-calling of fellow Catholics. I am referriqg to the Foreign News page of the Catholic Herald dated......

Girl Servers

From Mr Anthony Peace Sir, The recent instruction from the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments that Bishops may not force priests to have girl servers is to be......

Wicea And Heythrop: Listening To Other Traditions

From Fr John McDade SJ Sir, May I amplify and clarify some points in your report about Heythrop College and Dr Vivianne Crowley? Dr Crowley is not a member of the college's......

A Mea Culpa To Brideshead

IT IS ALWAYS a pleasure to smooth over social turbulence, in this instance caused by a mischievous profile of Marks and Spencer heiress and chatelaine of Castle Howard,......