Page 2, 20th February 1942

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Bolshevism And Catholics A Criticism

Sta,-I do not know why your priest-correspondent gave you the, excellent advice " to give Bolshevism a rest," but I can tell you why you may be well advised to act on it. The......

Churchill And Hitler Comparing Two Causes

SIR, When listening to Mr. Churchill's speeches, both in Washington and Ottawa, I could not help feeling that it was a pleasure to listen to a man who views the whole situation......

" Vengeance" Sir,-the "ipsissima Verba" Of St. Thomas (i La

!lac, Q.10/1, Art. I) should help to solve P. Thompson's perplexity. I quote the Dominican translation (vol. i2, page 64). Vengeance consists in the infliction of a penal evil......

Theistic Communism?

SIR.-We are sometimes reminded that the early Christians lived in common, sharing their goods, etc., and this is put forward as a justification of the Communist system. It is in......

Religion And Youth

Down to Essentials SIR-Recently I was confronted by two most conflicting points of view. They concern a vitally important subject: Youth's attitude towards Religion. The first......

Sea Apostleship Without Funds Sig. Mr. Anson Hits The Nail

fair and square on the head when he writes (Centot re I-1mm, February 2, 1942), that the establishing of the Apostalatus Mans depends more on the personal element than on the......

Hilaire Belloc Sta.-1 Am Sure I Am Voicing The Feelings

or your readers in expressing gratitude to Divine Providence for Mr. Hilaire Belloc's timely recovery from his recent illness. lie has so often added lustre to the bare......

Soviet Agriculture Wait And See!

From Sir Albert Howard SIR.-In an article by Mr. J. L. Benvenisti in your issue of January 30 last, the statement is made that Russia by the destruction of the peasant and the......

Large Family

SIR,-In his Advent Pastoral, 1941, the Archbishop of Birmingham gave us the following guiding principles: "Any measure which helps to preserve human life or family life it is......

Let The People Sing Sir. I Am Afraid That The

reasonable plea of Mr Basil Aldridge will be ineffective unless it reaches Eire Silent worshippers at low Mass and proxy singers at high Benediction are evidently a result of......

Priests' Housekeepers Sir,apparently Your Reader, "john...

regards a priest's house rather as he would a slot machine, " Ring bell, put out priest." " Day and night service." Does a priest vow to sacrifice all the liberties or a human......

Religion In The Country There Is Something Rather Amazing In

the fear expressed by some of your Correspondents that a return to the land may mean a return to practical paganism. The fact that it is difficult to get to Mass could never be.......

National Suicide

Appeal to Chemists SIR -The response to our recent appeal for co-operation in a campaign against National Suicide, which you kindly published on January 9. has been very......

" The Guilty And The Innocent " Sir.-in Your Leading

article you say truly that " a Lansbury was right throughout and it was those in every country who sabotaged such ideals who are truly guilty of the horrors of this war." It is,......

Avoiding Scandal Sir,-the Advice Given One To Follow...

of action so as to avoid scandal, is to roe very puzzling, e.g., to give to charities organised bv non-Catholic religiou bodies if people fail to understand our motives for not......

!ecclesiastical ?niz

THESE otiesnon, are for your are enlightenment and entertainment No prizes are offered for correct spin tions. Answers will be found on page 1. Who was the lust Cardinal not in......