Page 12, 1st June 2007

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The Catholic Herald

Established 1888 It is too early to write off the Benedictine Revolution First the media identified Benedict XVI as "God's Rottweiler". Then he became the gentle "German......

Letters To The Editor

The Crusaders who founded one of the most influential orders in Church history From Miss Amanda C Dickie SIR I felt I must respond to Gerard Noel's article (Faith of Our......

Blind Ignorance

From Miss Ruth Yendell SIR The sweeping generalisations of the teaching unions (Report, April 20) about faith schools accusing them of discrimination, indoctrination, and......

From Mr Scott Teather Sir Christopher Howse's Article...

brought John Paul H's visit to Britain vividly back to me. I was at school at the time and managed to get a good glimpse of the Holy Father at the glorious, rainswept Mass in......

The King's Shrine

From Mr B Mather SIR King Henry V may have prayed to St John of Beverley (Saint of the Week, May 4) before the Battle of Agincourt but as a matter of fact he was devoted to the......

A Mechanical Approach To 'obligation'

From Fr David Sillince SIR Fr Adrian Graffy (Letters, May 25) says that the "message of hope for humanity" contained in the feast of the Ascension is such that it is best......

From Fr Joseph Silver Siri Am Grateful To My Friend

and colleague Fr Adrian Graffy for his reflections on the feast of the Ascension. However, I am not sure he answered the basic concern I have that observing another three feasts......

Unpopular Regime

From Mr Matthew Benton SIR The Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez does indeed have an ulterior motive for criticising the Pope (leading article, May 25). The riots in Caracas this......

Latin Won't Lie Down

From Dr Michael Straiton SIR Peter Sawyer (Letters, May 11) must be congratulated in calling for the Mass to be uplifting and joyful for the greater glory of God. No one would......

I Am Worried About The Influence Of The Television In

my home. Is it sensible to get rid of it all together? It is not compulsory to watch television. If we wish to be wellinformed about current affairs, for example, there is now a......

Pastor Luventus

Thank God for your passions J ust as May brings much of the natural world to flowering, suddenly the pastoral year is in high season. It is time for the Upper Sixth to leave......