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How Will The Bbc Celebrate The Pope's Anniversary?

ALL OVER THE WORLD, Catholics are preparing to give thanks for the achievements of a remarkable pontificate perhaps one of the most remarkable of all the Christian centuries —......

Clergy Reactions To The `copca Norms'

From Monsignor Andrew Summersgill, General Secretary, Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales Sir, You report concerns expressed during the recent meeting of the......

Why The Church Should Be Wary Of The Eu

David Twiston Davies Is t is the way of newspapers that the smallest stories often turn out the most ignificant; and this could well he true of last week's Catholic Herald......

From Bishop Hugh Lindsay Sir, I Have Not Yet Seen

the reasons for the National Conference of Priests' request for the Bishops' Conference to consider submitting new child protection rules to Rome for its recognitio. However, I......

From Rev'd. Dr. Laurence Paul Hemming

Sir, Fr. Fitzsimmons tells us in his intemperate letter (September 19) that he has organised an "ad limina visit in his time - . As he is not a bishop, his, I assume was the......

Disability In Church

From M Scott Sir, It was with interest that read of Cardinal MurphyO'Connor taking part in producing a charter for a "truly inclusive church" that tackles racism. As Sept 28th......

Facing East

From Mr Timothy Kelly Sir, After celebrating the doc trine of the common priesthood of believers, the Revd Anthony Storey (Sept 19) suggests that saying Mass ad populum enriched......

From Mr Anthony John Weaver Sir, The Nasty Attack By

Fr John Fitzsimmons on the harmless and uplifting article on ad limina visits by Fr Kit Cunningham seems motivated by personal pique and a less than subliminal bitterness. Did......

From Fr Bryan Storey Sir, If, As Father John Fitzsimmons

says, the Roman Monsignori know less than the Bishops they are questioning, what difference does that make to the learning cycle? That situation is sometimes very beneficial.......

Funereal Distortion

From Mr John Fitzgerald Sir, The proliferation of funeral services that feature little or no element of intercession for the Christian whose soul has passed from this life......

Hocus Pocus

From Mr Paul Rowntree Your correspondent Mr Tom McIntyre (Sept 12) quotes a very interesting extract from the writings of Mgr Ronald Knox. The phrase "Hocus Pocus" is, I......

Minority Masses From Miss Georgina Nestle,

Sir, Some of us orthodox/traditional Catholics are beginning to feel like the new persecuted minority. Priests from my diocese of Brentwood are apparently amongst those......