Page 11, 24th March 2006

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This Time, We Must Not Fail To Defend The Weakest

We have been here before. Lord Joffe's Bill, which would legalise assisted suicide, is soon to be debated again in the House of Lords. There is a sinister echo of the 1967......

Extreme Makeover

Pope Paul VI once described the Church of England as "our dear sister". And that is how we feel about our rival the Tablet: she is a beloved sister, who can be tiresome when she......

Tennis. Though What Is Formally Known Today As Lawn Tennis

is a relatively recent game, only a century or so old, its roots can be traced back to the monasteries of medieval France. Early records make mention of a handball game called......

Grinning In The Face Of Death

ri ave been to two funerals n the past week, both away fixtures, both lasting for an our and a half. That in itself I don't mind, but of that hour and half perhaps 40 minutes......

A Pilgrimage To Lourdes Brings Relief — And Sometimes...

From Mr Christopher Koe SIR Thank you for your brief mention of the Raphael Pilgrimage (Leading article, March 17). My wife and I lead a small group from Peterborough on this......

From Mrs Joan Fieldhouse

SIR In 1991 I went to Lourdes with several of my friends on a pilgrimage led by Jean Vanier, celebrating 20 years of Faith and Light. There were said to be 13,000 pilgrims there......

Faith In Chaplaincies

From Mr Paul O'Malley SIR I was greatly saddened to read that the Archdiocese of Liverpool has decided to sell off the Catholic chaplaincy building serving the University of......

- Unintelligent Design

From Mr John Beaumont SIR 1 am grateful to Mr Derham (Letter, March 17) for his kind remarks about my article (February 17) on I- 4 r Stanley Jaki. In response to Mr Derham's......

The Pope's Nano

From Mr David Sherwell SIR No doubt others will ha* pointed out your paper's confusions on the manufacturer and capabilities of the iPod Nano (Report and leading article, March......

Elusive Ruling

From Mrs Barbara Fraser SIR lam most grateful to Mr van den Linden and Mrs Ackerman (Letters, March 3 and 17) for their kindness in correcting my belief that the housebound lose......

The Laity Can Avert A Priestly Pensions Crisis

From Mr Leon Menzies Racionzer SIR Your front-page report on priests' rights (March 17) reminded me of an amusing, yet serious dialogue I had with the Inland Revenue several......

Unkind Whips

From the general secretary of Catholic Concern for Animals SIR While Fr Sean Breen and the 5,000 "horse-mad Irish punters" (Feature, March 17) are always welcome in England, it......

Bnp Are Not Nazis

From Mr Peter Bloor SIR Michael Petek (Letter, March 17) asserts that the BNP is a Nazi party, Llitler's Nazi Party was totalitarian and aggressively invaded other countries. By......