Page 2, 26th July 1963

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The Discomforts Of Dr. Comfort

In your article (July 19) on a television programme, you quote Dr. Alex Comfort as remarking that the age of puberty is now I 34 compared to 17 a 100 years ago." This solemn......

Foster

A letter from Rev. Denis Walshe, p.p. (July 19) on funds for foster homes, certainly calls for comment. With all due respect for the admirable work done by the Children's Rescue......

Virginity

find it difficult to believe that the state of virginity itself is "superior" to the married state, as Fr. Corbiehley claims at the beginning of his review of Lucien Legrand's......

Church Choirs

If congregational singing of plain song is considered both feasible and desirable it will have to be treated as a matter of urgency. The present series of three summer schools,......

In Her Letter (july 19) Margaret Verne Reports Me As

deploring `choirmistresses and females in parish church choirs' in an article in 'Church Music'. This is riot the case, and such a sentiment is at a variance with my held and......

Enclosed Is Art Answer To A Question In An End

of term test on religious instruction, I do not know if it will contribute anything to the correspondence on Catholic Education, Question; What do we learn about making our......

I Do Not Wish To Join The Controversy About Mr.

Waugh's Column or ip controversy about the new hook about the Vatican to be published by Burns and Oates, hut I would like to comment about one section of his column on July 12.......

Missions

It was with great interest that I read Violet Fitzgerald's letter (July 12) on literature for the missions. It is very true that many CATHOLIC Kanto readers would be pleased to......

Books Wanted

May I appeal through your columns for help in supplying a Missionary in Nigeria with books suitable for a library for young men who are training to be teachers'? The Nigerian......

Auberon Waugh — Pro And Con

do not intend on account of Auberon Waugh to cancel my subscription to the CATHOLIC H IAA" D but T feel I must write to support one of your readers who finds him distasteful. I......

Pope's Prayer

During the last days of Pope John's illness, it was stated (by The Times correspondent) that the dying Pontiff often asked that what was described as one of his favourite......

School Aid

I wish to comment on your report (July 12) that 'considerable controversy has been aroused in Australia' in the matter of Mr. Calwell's statement that the Australian......

Educ Ation

May I endorse the comments of "Grammar School Teacher" (July 12) on religious education in Catholic schools? Although lip service is paid everywhere to the official view that......

It's In The Paper By John Horgan

Mirror, Mirror, on the ball! MANY people who dislike the Daily Mirror intensely will have to admit that when it goes on the warpath in the cause of social justice it leaves its......

Scoring 7 Out 10

IT is as well. once in a while, to ask what TV is supposed to be doing. Inform, educate, entertain. is the answer according to the BBC Charter (Pilkington applied this yardstick......

Summer Holiday Attractions

By Freda Bruce Lockhart rATHOL1C children are not ' 4 often honoured by the film industry by a picture specially For them, or Catholic parents helped in summer holiday......

Beggars Can't Be Singers

T HERE are no great singers in The Beggars Opera at the Aldwych Theatre. The Royal Shakespeare Company, in presenting it, apparently sees it more as a play requiring fine actors......