Page 4, 29th December 1978

29th December 1978
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The Pope Will Visit Britain

LIKE MOST of us I see 1978 move into the past with mixed feelings of relief and regret. It has been a remarkable year — the year of the Three Popes: for Britain is was the year......

Re Exams In Welsh Schools

I sent you an article last week on religious education examinations in Catholic schools. I notice in the Catholic Herald of December 8 an important letter from Dr John Healey on......

Polish War Invalids

May I make an appeal through your correspondence columns on behalf of a community of Polish war invalids resident in this area? Some fought bravely for Britain in World War II,......

No Whining

With respect to Hugh Faulkner (October 27) I think he has "got it all wrong". I am sick of Help the Aged; we have never been better off in our lives. I am truly grateful for an......

Canterbury Ecumenism

It is a great pity that Patrick O'Donovan (December 15) did not take the trouble to make contact with any of the cathedral staff when he visited Canterbury recently. If he had......

To Beat Or Not To Beat

I read with interest and some apprehension your article of December 8 on the pros and cons of corporal punishment in schools. I have been a teacher for over 25 years, and most......

Pregnancy Problems

It was with great interest and admiration that I read of the opening of Lite's new offices in south-west London and of the support given to their work by the Archbishop. It does......

'thou' And 'thee' In Mass Translation

One can only agree with Michael Morris' criticism (December I) of the ICEL translation of the Mass, although I think he is wrbng to insist on the archaic "thou and thee" form. I......

El Salvador Nuncio

In my comments upon the Papal Nuncio to El Salvador, to which Mr .1. F. Taylor (December 15) courteously drew attention, I was simply echoing the words of more than 300 priests......

Godmanship

Fr Clifford Howell's letter of (November 10), criticising the on fortunate Mr Burroughs is a pretty fair example of Godsmanship — that is to say an ingenious extrapolation of......

Reith Lectures Misunderstood

In his review (December 15) of the Reith Lectures, Mr Clifford Longlcy seems to misunderstand the drift of Dr Edward Norman's argument. Dr Norman is surely making the point that......

York Reor Ganisation

Until I read your article on York reorganisation December 1 1 really only had a notion that something was wrong. Now, having read Sheila Westford's observations and......