Page 11, 23rd March 2007

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Clearing The Air Over The Evils Of The Slave Trade

Next week marks the 200th anniversary of the British abolition of slavery, and the air is thick with retrospective apologies and demands for retrospective apologies. This......

A Bewildering Silence

This has been my most perplexing week as editor of The Catholic Herald.I will try to explain why with a little metaphor: imagine that Benedict XVI is a conductor and the Church......

In My Local Authority There Are Some Excellent Grammar...

Would it be wrong for me to send my child to one of these schools instead of the local Catholic comprehensive school? Parents are the first educators of their children hi the......

Pastor Mmus

Taking clubbers to the cloister T he palms, the paschal candle and winter all arrived yesterday. It is bitterly cold, and the wind whips through the presbytery's double-glazing,......

The Traditional Rite Returns To The Mainstream Of...

From the general manager of the Latin Mass Society SIR You reported (March 16) that Bishop John Arnold of Westminster will be present and will preach at the Latin Mass Society's......

From Mr V Richley

SIR While I applaud moves to make the Tridentine Rite of Mass more widely available and to improve the standard of the Missa Normativa as celebrated in many parishes, I must......

Unpopular Truths

From Count Giles de la Berloyere SIR With reference to The Da Vinci Code and a programme on the Discovery Channel, The Lost Tomb of Jesus, your second leading article of March 2......

Front Line Prayers

From Mr Leonard Hagerty SIR Brian O'Gorman (Letters, March 16) might like to be assured that prayers for the Armed Forces and their families are included regularly in the......

Blatant Sabotage

From Mr Antony Porter SIR The Irish government has permitted the building of a four-lane motorway that will pass close to the historic Hill of Tam, the ancient seat of the Kings......

Quoting Orwell

From Mr Daniel Mulligan SIR John Setright (Letter, March 16) reprehends me for using the word "schizophrenic". He says that the illness had "no relevance in the context to which......

Crude Relief

From Mr Hugh Costello SIR Having convinced myself not to be a Scrooge about Red Nose Day, I stayed in to watch the show. I could take a few lavatorial gags for a good cause. I......

The State Is Trying To Stub Out Our Freedoms

From Mn Farmer SIR The "no smoking" signs imposed on places of worship have certainly provided some much needed light relief, especially with Pastor Iuventus puffing away on his......

Aiding New Catholics

From Mr Rodger Germany SIR Further to Theresa Muston's letter (March 16) about helping the "new Catholics", East Cambridgeshire District Council and Fenland District Council......

Inhumane Parties

From Dr Christopher Shell SIR One can understand if people are disturbed by the UK LifeLe-ague (Report, March 16) consulting (even purely for information's sake, and within a......

Voting Against Emily

From N Parker SIR Pauline Gately (Letters. March 16) says that all Parties are equally complicit in the rise in abortions. There is a fundamental difference. The Left is......