Page 13, 25th April 2008

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The Sspx Has Chosen To Follow The Path Of Schism

T he Society of St Pius X has loftily declared that it will not return to full communion with the Catholic Church until Rome rejects the "errors" of the Second Vatican Council,......

The Pope Leads By Example

T he writer Flannery O'Connor once identified "smugness" as the besetting sin of American Catholics. That was in the mid-20th century. At the start of this century the last......

I Have Heard That St Thomas Aquinas Thought That Abortion

was allowed before a certain stage of development. How can we justify the Church's present teaching? The pro-abortion argument from St Thomas is little more than a diversionary......

Pastor Rheum

A Russian choir raises the roof A s part of the Herculean fundraising task for the World Youth Day group we had a concert in the deanery's largest church, a rather fme......

The Bishops Support The Principles Of Our Campaign For...

From Neil Jameson and Joanna Purkis of the Strangers into Citizens Campaign SIR — Your lead story ("Some illegal immigrants deserve to stay, argue bishops". April 18) appears to......

Praying For Vocations

From Mr Adam Dora SIR — On Vocation Sunday. or "Good Shepherd Sunday" at my parish, we had the usual WEEF collection (the Westminster Ecclesiastical Education Fund) and a talk......

A One-man Show

From Mr Terence Reid SIR — Colonel Strickland was right (Letters, April 18) to ask in desperation if he was the only one fed up with all this weekly stuff about the......

Extreme Language

From Mrs Liz Bell SIR— I have been a big fan of Sarah Johnston since I first discovered her Herald column. Like her, I do not believe smacking is a good way to discipline......

Polish Reverence

From Mrs Julia Breen SIR— I was interested in Michael O'Neill's comment (Letters, April 18) on the Polish Mass. I, too, attended a Polish Mass in our parish church in Bognor......

Media Are Ignoring Candidates For Mayor

From Mr John Wainwright SIR — As someone who is travelling into London to support mayoral candidate Cllr Alan Craig, who heads the Christian Choice list, I am concerned at the......

From Mr Ben Richards Sir — Whoever Takes Over The

fencing helmet-shaped mayor's offices on May 1, the largest percentage of Londoners' votes will go to the "none of the above" Party. Millions of us small "c" conservatives care......

England Can Be Catholic If Anglicans Convert

From Mr John Bate SIR — Fr Aidan Nichols (Books, April 18) writes of the 1,000 years of Catholic tradition which formed our English way of life, but he does not point out that......