Page 5, 22nd June 1973

22nd June 1973
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Women

People who ask for genuine reasons in support of some position or other (and in the case of Miss Vivienne Lake in her letter of June 15) "genuine theological reasons why women......

Abortion

I was deeply interested in Mrs. Bowman's letter of June 8 although I did not entirely understand her last paragraph. Perhaps it was too subtle for mc. I had always thought that......

Admirable

You published in your issue of June 1 an item on theology of communication, and I think your admirable editorial on the parish priest deals quite adequately with this matter.......

Defender Of Capitalism

It is unlikely that you will publish this letter but as it is a rare occasion for me to read your paper, I am writing this as an act of penance! There seems to be an editorial......

The Herald And The Irish

It was with great sorrow that 1 read the somewhat nationalistic letter from the lady who is thinking of cancelling her order for the Catholic Herald. Mrs. Marie Loudon (June 15)......

I Thought All The Criticism, Often Abusive, Of Fr. Murray's

article of May 25 most unfair. Surely his main point was to appeal for right priorities in our thinking. What is specifically Christian is a love relationship with the Risen......

While Agreeing Entirely With Those Who Complain Of Greed In

the present "system," what do those who advocate rebellion (not approved by the Church!) propose to put in its place? The early Christians held all things happily in common......

The Policy Of Socialism, To Foster Envy, Destroys The...

virtue — brotherly love. This is the sum total of life as we see it today. Imposed brotherly love is not the message to be drawn from the life and death of the Son of God — or......

Paul Johnson Is Correct In His Article Of June 1.

Capitalism is not of itself immoral, but practice has proved that it is not capable of being run in a moral way, unless the people who run it possess perfect sanctity. Your......

Instead Of Providing Expensive Hotel Accommodation For...

Government should encourage local authorities to build prefabs on waste ground, including dis-' used railway sidings and Army sites. Here in Chippenham, some ca.' our prefabs......

I Am Badly Shaken By The Criticisms Regarding Teilhard De

Chardin which have appeared in your paper recently. At a time when I was in need ot all the faith I could muster, I came upon de Chardin and all my doubts were swept away. To......

Schools

Mr. Berie Rayniond-Barker's explanation in his article of June 15 as to why his children are receiving State primary and comprehensive education includes, almost incidentally,......

The Experimental Mass

Fr. Whatmore (June 8) refers to the Holy See's Monitum on the works of Teilhard de Chardin and points out that it does not say that the works "contain" errors but that they......

May I Ask My Friend Fr. Kevin Donovan, S.j. (june

1), to give us a well rendered Dies here in the course of his next liturgical fiesta? This is something that in recent years I have found issuing only from the mouths of......

It Was Kind Of Mr. H. W. J. Edwards (june

15), whose Tridentine views I fully share, to recall a conference I gave so long ago. But I am alarmed to learn that I said there were two Sacrifices in the Mass. I hold firmly......

Well, Well, So Fr. John Coventry (june 8) Thinks That

a small group of Catholics do not have the same rights as a "larger gathering" nor are they to be permitted to "do what they want." Many of us in the Church today would be only......

I Don't Think Readings From Teilhard De Chardin (or Anything

else non-scriptural) are relevant at Mass: among other reasons, most of us know our Bibles so little that the one time in the week when we listen as God's people to God's Word......

I Should Like To Thank You For Your Involvement And

encouragement in the Festival of New Forms of Worship ("That's the Spirit") and all you did to make it the tremendous success which everyone regards it to have been.......

I Was Indeed Amazed At Michael Duggan's Statement That...

de Chardin's works had been condemned by Rome. I know that he was not allowed to publish some of his works during his lifetime, but would be much obliged if Mr. Duggan could......

You Gave Considerable Space In Your Issue Of June 6

to a letter from Mr. Thomas W. Gadd in which he denounced Fr. Thomas Murray's very excellent article of May 25. Mr. Gadd repeatedly quotes Fi. Murray out of context, and often......

I Conclude That Fr. Thomas Murray Wrote His Article Of

May 25 to create interest in the Message of Our Lord. As a layman I find few books about Christ available in simple, straightforward language. The reason for this is 'that we......

Overcoming The World

Despite its somewhat sci-fi title, The Church 2000, the interim report offered this week by the joint working party on pastoral strategy is of great potential value to the......