Page 11, 20th January 2006

20th January 2006
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Why Are We Waiting?

Six months on, we still have no Compendium There can be no doubt that Pope Benedict XVI wants every Catholic in the world to read the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic......

Dirty Money

Judas is still guilty There have been rumours this week that the Vatican is thinking of rehabilitating Judas — or, at least, cleaning up his image. On the face of it, the idea......

50 Years Ago This Week

That Bishop Heenan succeeded admirably at his press conference on the BBC last Friday was obvious to any viewer who watched the faces of the questioners. Imposing, benevolent......

Pastor Luventus Incense: A Remedy For The Blues

0 n the Feast of St Anthony of Egypt I find myself with an attack of the midJanuary blues. I am a few days in advance of what scientists predict is the saddest day of the year......

Make It Fair

From Ms Judy Porter SIR I was pleased to see your leading article on "The Ministry of Welcome" (January 13) and look forward to reading the bishops' document on the subject. But......

Fading Glory

From Dr Michael Straiton SIR Vatican objections (Report, January 13) to Foreign Office officials' attempt to incorporate the British Embassy to the Holy See within the embassy......

Why We Honoured Syria's President

From the Delegate for Great Britain and Ireland of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St George SIR It was with some surprise that I read the latest offerings (Letters,......

Cerise Shirts

From Fr Charles Whittaker SIR Thanks to the vagaries of the Italian postal service I have just received my Christmas issue of the Herald. I wonder how long it will be before......

The Last Word

From the national coordinator of the Catholic Action Group SIR Sorry to be a party pooper, but in charity I must clarify an ambiguous statement in Fr Ronald Rolheiser's Last......

Britain's Catholic Doctors Also Face Conscientious...

From Dr Robert Hardie SIR Further to your coverage of the Slovakian abortion problem (Report and leading article. January 13), where you outline clearly the objection the......