Page 5, 1st March 1974

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Shalom

Wesley's God and our own A friend has just sent me a copy of a letter from John Wesley to a Catholic friend of his. As you may know, Wesley was an Anglican clergyman who wanted......

Taking Another Look At 'the Church 2000'

Some months ago I heard, or read, that the writers of "The Church 2000" were rather disappointed because there had been no response at all to their booklet, although thousands......

Uneasiness Over Fr. Hubert Richards' Book

Fr. Hubert Richards. in his book "The First Christmas" (Fontana), informs us that his faith would not be shaken if conclusive exidence were produced that testis was born in the......

Lenten Encyclical In 1741

I have recently come across this quotation from an encyclical of Pope Benedict XIV, written in 1741, and think it may be of interest to others beside myself: "The observance of......

Don't Go!

I have taken the Catholic Herald regularly since its enlightened approach to the problems exposed by Humanae Vitae prompted a change from the Universe. I forced myself to read......

Effect Of Violence On The Family

Many people are deeply concerned about the problem of violence and its effects on the life of individuals, families. and whole communities in our Apologies Thank you and Michael......

Tim Sheehey's Three Words On Abortion

If and when this letter is published the General Election will be over; but the guidance given to Christian electors by the British Council of Churches and Mr. Tim Sheehey......

Appeal For Welsh Researcher

Little research has yet been attempted into the records of the post-Reformation Church in the Welsh Marches. Now a small group of clergy and scholars has begun work, and has......

Records Of Memorials To Aviators

I am compiling a record of the many memorials which exist in the United Kingdom to recall events in aviation or to honour the men and women who gave their lives either in......

Cardinal's Training Manual

In your edition of February 22, on the front page, you printed statements ascribed to Cardinal Heenan on the subject of a Communist Party of Great Britain training manual. I......

John Ryan

Anyone familiar with art, particularly portraiture, will have noticed a strange and universal phenomenon — that faces, whether from life or from imagination, invariably have an......

Success In Sherborne

The reference by Bishop Restieaux to parish councils in the report of the interview by Michael Duggan appearing in your issue of February 8 represents such bodies as being a......

Debate On Holy Shroud Continues

The discussion of the Shroud of Turin by your correspondents continues to generate heat as well as light. I welcome Mr. Ian Wilson's challenge to John Reban (February 22) to......