Page 2, 20th February 1953

20th February 1953
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University Chaplaincies Needs Not Yet Met

SIR,-As one of those "on the inside" of student activity, to whom Peter Walsh referred last week, 1 must support his plea for greater recognition of the need for University......

Catholic University In France

Sre.-Mr. Walsh, in his recent letter regarding the University Apostolate, puts a case which I would like to support from my own year's experience as English reader in an......

Technical Colleges

read with interest the letter you published last week on the subject of Catholic societies its technical colleges. Surely something tan and must be done in these enlightened......

Fr. Persons

SIR-Mr. Peeler regrets that Er. Persons was not hanged, drawn and quartered. Yet the Catholic Encyclopedia describes his (Fr. Persons') services to the missions and education of......

The Bible And.

SUNDAY SIR,-There seems an affinity between Constance Holt's article on Sunday observance and the admirable review on the recent publication of the "Catholic Commentary of Holy......

Sunday And The Country

cannot agree with Constance Holt in questioning the modern escape to the countryside on a Sunday. The populations of our own and many other nations ceased being mainly Christian......

Africa: Dark Prospect

S1R,-In her recent article, "Challenge from Africa," Lady Pakenham refers to the Old Testament account of Noah, and the curse pronounced on "the children of Ham" as......

Crib Figures In The 'blitz'

sm,-I saw a set of life-size Crib figures 113 pieces) recovered from a blitzed presbytery in London shortly after the war. They had been stored its an attic at the top of this......

The Fate Of The Rosenbergs

SIR, Douglas Hyde rightly states that the Rom - 11page execution is a universal issue and pleads for Presidential clemency, which has, of course, since been denied. Many will......

Church Parade?

SIR.-Your columns recently have carried an undue amount of letters from (a) those looking for a husband, (b) those looking for a wife, (c) those looking for Catholic men not......

Circus Animals

S1R,-With the appreciation that one lover of animals gives to another, I value Miss Jacob's work for the welfare of beasts. But, with great respect to her, I must point out that......

'pax Christi'

International Peace Movement SIR,-A request has been sent to me from the International Headquarters of Fax Christi, the Catholic Peace Movement, to help to find an English......

Swiss Holiday

SIR,A business trip to the Lake of Geneva gave me the chance of an extended Swiss holiday last year. Knowing that some parts of Switzerland are rather aggressively Protestant, I......

Bible Reading

SIR,--May I congratulate you on sour truly excellent review of "A Catholic Commentary on Holy Scripture." In a Protestant country Catholics should consider the reading of the......

Grammar Schoolboy Problem

S111.,--Mrs. Kirkpatrick's letter last week voiced a problem which faces many Catholic parents today, but the situation may be worse than she thinks. She hopes that her son will......

Prayers At Noncatholic Schools Sir, - The Holy Father Has...

permission to say the "Our Father" together with non-Catholics. Like Mrs. Riche, 1 have a child at a non-Catholic county primary school. As the school prayers consist of the......

Spraying Fruit Trees

SIR.-Those of your readers who are interested in organic husbandry will have been perturbed by your Gardening Correspondent's recommendation to spray fruit trees with tar oil......

Points From Letters

The Pulpit and National Disaster The same "lost opportunity" occurred in our parish; even Remembrance Sunday passed without any reference •to it whatsoever. But this sort of......

Catholics At Public Meetings

SIR,-As an observer at the recent lectures of the C,E.W.C., could I be allowed to comment on recent letters concerning this course printed in your columns. Similar lectures have......

The Catechism

S1R,-As one who has thoroughly studied the Catechism of Christian Doctrine by Rev. William Moran, DD„ may I be allowed to question the criticisms made by your contributor.......