Page 13, 25th June 2010

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The Church Can Help Us Through The Age Of Austerity

O n Tuesday, the fresh-faced Chancellor George Osborne presented one of the least eagerly awaited Budgets in living memory. He announced tax rises for millions of families and......

The Ordinariate Is Coming

T he Archbishops of Canterbury and York are planning one last attempt to keep traditionalists in the Church of England, according to press reports. They apparently have in mind......

In This Time Of Crisis I Feel Deep Gratitude To Newman...

From Mr John Wilkins SIR – I am grateful to the editor for inviting me to make a final contribution to the debate on John Henry Newman, conscience and Humanae Vitae . Last week,......

Why I Back Labour

From Mr Robert Ian Williams SIR – I was disgusted by the direct attack of Nick Thomas on Labour (Comment, June 18). The fact is that all the mainstream political parties now......

Benedict’s Master

From Mr Michael Rycroft SIR – It was with dismay that I read your report (June 11) that Channel 4 has invited Peter Tatchell to make a film about Pope Benedict and that it is......

A Silver Lining

From Bill Kenny SIR – Tuesday’s Budget was widely reported as being the most austere for a generation and the start of a long and painful period for the nation. But while we......

Political Correctness May Well Be Heretical

From Mr Clifford Longley SIR – In my experience people guilty of “political correctness”, even its more extreme variant “political correctness gone mad”, are rarely aware of......

Oberammergau: Lessons Must Be Learned

From Mrs Mary Gray SIR – Having just returned from a visit to Oberammergau I can confirm what John Tangney said in his letter (June 11) concerning the poor organisation of......

It’s Time For The Pope’s Paper To Grow Up

From Mr Paul Kokoski SIR – In condoning The Blues Brothers film L’Osservatore Romano makes yet another silly attempt to be “relevant” to an international pop culture that is......

A Difficult Journey

From Sarah Stephenson SIR – Was Mary Kenny’s column (June 11) sincere? I was surprised by the overall frivolity of it, particularly as it started off with a reasonable level of......

A Medical Dilemma

From Dr John Robertson SIR – In relation to the Sister Margaret McBride controversy and Quentin de le Bédoyère’s comments (June 18), I should like to make the following......

Prayer

XXXVIII Prayer befriends Imagination. This is from a collection of 52 poems entitled Prayer published in pamphlet by Impress (156), 95 Wilton Road, London SW1V 1BZ. Please send......

Catholic Dilemmas Reading About St Joseph Of Cupertino...

levitations, I was worried that the Church seems to focus on these strange phenomena. Am I wrong to find them disturbing? St Joseph of Cupertino’s own superiors were very......