Page 2, 29th December 1961

29th December 1961
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Of The Hostels

S IR.Frequently men and youths recently released from prisons and borstals and other men whose circumstances are such that a temporary place to live is necessary to meet their......

Flood Appeal

S IR'Floods have been the greatest calamity this year in my Mission dedicated to Our Lady of Mercy. Crops have been destroyed completely, and rice. the common food of the poor,......

Problem Of Two Cultures

S Jotter's comments from America on the difficulties which may be caused by the education of Catholic young men and women in Catholic universities and colleges must be echoed by......

Chastity : A Virtue Of Growth

QM,--Significant, I think, in your editorial introduction to the LIP current articles on contraception is the remark that these are in answer to a number of enquiries from your......

New Party?

QIR, - I entirely agree with every word that Mr, John G. Simpson says in his letter of THE CATHOLIC HERALD of Dec. 8th, and would welcome a new Party motivated by the social......

Churches And Neomania

s IR,-Coincidental with reading Fr. Rope's letter about Church architecture and neomania, I happened to come across the following passage from "The Sign of Jonas" by Thomas......

Closing The Church At Night

S Why can't our churches be left open until 9 p.m., or at least 8.30 p.m., to enable people at work all day to make a visit to the Blessed Sacrament? Surely this could be......

C. G. Jung And St. Thomas

S IR,-Either your printer or Mr. Pollard seems to have left out an essential comma after "soul" in the following sentence of his final paragraph (letter of Dec. 1st) which......

The Trials Of Two Great Saints

By HILARY KNIGHT • HAVE always found something • unbearably poignant in suffer ings endured for a reason that will have ceased to exist by the next day. For example the deaths......

Demonstrating God's Existence

S IR,-1 do not dispute that Catholics are committed, in some sense. to the demonstrability of God's existence. But I still hold that the philosophical issue whether there has......

The Killers

S IR'Your correspondent T. G. W. Saunders says that only 21 per cent. of convicted murderers kill for robbery. Twenty-one per cent. is a lot, and to these we must add many......

Hunch On Hanging

S IR,-If there were no examples of countries which had abolished capital punishment and no means of comparing the number, of murders in a country before and after abolition of......

An Appeal

S IR' An S.O.S.: A friend of mine wants to contact a girl or woman at a loose end who would like to help his wife look after the children in a cottage in the Cotswolds while he......

Esso Grants For Catholic Colleges

T HE Esso Education Foundation included 36 Catholic colleges and universities among the 266 privately controlled institutions sharing in this year's general purpose grants of......

* Children's Corner *

Without a present L AST week we were talking about Christmas presents, and how they were a sign of the love that we have for our families. But we must never forget that,......