Page 2, 28th September 1956

28th September 1956
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"religion In The State Schools

Sir, - With reference to the article, " He's .11 and Catechism Has Ceased ", by P. D. Archard, in your issue dated September 14, may I make the following observations; First,......

T.u.c. And Class-war

An Industrial Correspondent " (14.9.56) writes the most terrible nonsense about the Brighton T.U.C. The choice of phraseology about the Congress decision on wages policy has not......

English Origins

Sir,-It would seem that a prerequisite of any discussion upon a thesis, advanced by the Rev. A. Wade-Evans and contained in his recently published book, The Emergence of England......

Gongs And Bells

Sir.-In expressing my thanks to your two correspondents of the September 7th issue for correcting my unhappy parenthesis concerning the use of the gong at Westminster Cathedral......

Darwin's View

Sir,-In all this correspondence about evolution has anyone remembered Darwin's own views, expressed in the last chapter of '' the Origin of Species," which arc at least of......

Mgr. Myers

Sir,-May I, a parishioner of St. Mary's, Cadogan Strelst, pay my humble tribute to the memory of the late Archbishop Myers our Parish Priest. Although owing to his many duties......

Dignity And Splendour

Sir, -- A year or two ago I too had an experience similar to that of Mr. E. Gill, when paying a flying visit to Westminster Cathedral. I carried away an unforgettable memory of......

Attendance At Prayers

Sir,-It is an unfortunate fact many Catholic parents who for one reason or another send their children to non-Catholic schools, do not withhold them from the religious......

Pious Trash

Sir,-It was most gratifying to rend Father Basset's observations on the artistic standard of pious objects. I am a recent convert to the Faith and I have wondered much at the......

Suez Issues

Anglo-Egyptian History Recalled S IR,-As one who has been employed by an Egyptian Government and who has actually swum the Suez Canal, 1 should like to set down some points......

Religion In The Forces

S I R, should like to make known, through the medium of your newspaper, my deep gratitude to all who made it possible for myself, and fifty-six other boys of the Royal Air Force......

R.c. Or Catholic

Sir, - Perhaps you will allow me to supply the two quotations from Bede's Ecclesiastical History mentioned by Mr. Hartiolan (i) from the account of Naiton, King of the Picts: ad......

Mother And Child

Sir, - In view of the correspondence and articles appearing recently in the press concerning Catholic doctors and the mother and child, the following figures are of interest,......

'popish Tyranny'

Sir,-Your correspondents may like to know what we Catholics were called in the Book of Common Prayer of 1782, under the heading "Gunpowder Treason." I have a well-preserved copy......