Page 9, 28th November 2003

28th November 2003
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The Enduring Power Of The Franciscan Charism

John Gummer L ast Sunday, a requiem Mass in Assisi; this Sunday, the parish Mass in a borrowed upper room in the United Free Church, Framlingham — life is full of contrasts. My......

The True Nature Of Terrorism

THE FOUR terrorist attacks that struck Istanbul within the space of five days claimed the lives of Christians, Muslims and Jews. The perpetrators of these evil acts intended to......

Christian Imagery Of A Great Victory

THE FRENCH complained that their national anthem, "La Marseillaise", was played too slowly during this year's Rugby World Cup. England's anthem "God Save the Queen" was equally......

Traditionalist Demands Are `unreasonable'

From Mr Robert B Mallinder Sir, The demands made by Kingsley Lewis in his repeated letters to Archbishop Peter Smith (letter, Nov 14) are not only unreasonable, but are quite......

No Panacea

From H Gallager Sir, I note your fulsome praise fur the 1FF scheme for aiding poor countries (leading article, Nov 14), but if their unrepayablc debts are the result of past......

`kick Me, Jesus'

From Mr John Medlin Sir, In his useful article, "Back on song" (Feature, Nov 21), Jeremy de Satgd proposed some solutions to the problem of getting Catholics to sing at Mass.......

Unfair To Pharisees

From Sister Margaret Shepherd Sir, Fr Ronald Rolheiser (Oct 31) stereotypes the scribes and pharisees in an inaccurate way that undermines his call to show graciousness,......

State Knowledge

From Mrs Margaret M Dunne Sir, I would like to refute Robert Pellegrinetti's assertion (letter, Nov 21) that Eric Hester has no knowledge of state education. The last 16 years......

Comfort Theology

From Mrs E Dulston Sir, Why is it that during the month of November many priests suddenly reveal that they have personally experienced purgatory, and have come back to tell us......

Debate Over Gm Food Is

From Mrs Elaine Halton Sir, Why is it that the government is so hellbent on pushing GM crops when there is evidence that this is not beneficial to poor countries? Fr Sean......

The Society Of Jesus And Fidelity To The Catholic Faith

From Miss Catherine M L Dowson Sir, With two members of my family in the Society of Jesus. I have taken a keen interest in the apparent demise of a Society which was once, but......

From Mr Brian Conway Sir, Your Recent Attack On The

British Jesuits of the period since Vatican II carries the headline "Disciples must be obedient in faith". Your evidence, and that presented by Jean-Marie du Plessis, for the......