Page 11, 26th January 2007

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On A Recent Visit To A Shrine I Was Presented

with a relic. I am a convert to the Catholic faith and have never been taught how to venerate relics, so I passed the object on to my neighbour as quickly as possible. What......

Pastor Riventus

A spider's lessons in prayer A s I looked out to the congregation at the beginning of Mass last week I was intrigued to notice that a spider had spun a single thread from the......

The Catholic Herald

Established 1888 The Cardinal is right to call for an exemption to the Act What is at stake in the row between the Church and the Government over the issue of gay adoption? More......

A Hero In War And Peace

The Abbe Pierre, who died on Monday, was so loved by the French that from 1992 to 2003 he was voted the nation's favourite man, more popular even than the evergreen pop lord......

An Unfounded Attack On A Rite Approved By All Modern Popes

Front Bishop Hugh Lindsay SIR Fr Gary Dickson (Letters, January 19) argues for "the restoration of the Old Rite" of Mass in a way which is irreverent, not the whole truth and......

The Case For Control

From Dr Gerald Danaher SIR You write (Leading article, January 19) that the population control movement of the 1960s, which had the backing of eminent scientists, has been......

Catholics Claim To Be Too Busy For Good Works

From the president of Oxford and Banbury District SVP SIR Sarah Mellor's plea (Feature, January 12) for someone to take an interest in people who. like herself, suffer from......

God's Providence Is Not A Blank Cheque

From Count Quentin de la Be'cloyere SIR — Tony Bond (Letters, January 19) is probably the last person in England unaware of the difficulty of getting on the housing ladder and......

Consistent Teaching

From Mr Michael Petek SIR Sister Gillian Price and Fr Adrian Graffy (Letters, January 19) are right to say that Church teaching can and does develop, but mistaken if they think......

Vanishing Sundays

From Fr Anthony Logan SIR With all respect to Pastor luventus (January 12), the feast of the Baptism of Our Lord will occur on Monday only if the Epiphany is celebrated on......