Page 7, 2nd June 2000

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Go Out And Teach All Nations And Not Only In Wales

IN A STRIKING, even dramatic, letter to the clergy of his diocese of Menevia, Bishop Daniel Mullins — having pronounced in uncompromising tones that "Wales, whose very identity......

Vrrroom!

Life in the clerical fast lane WHEN ITALIAN police pulled Over a convoy of speeding cars on the outskirts of the Italian town of Collevanza, they expected to find a posse of......

The Bishops As 'vicars And Legates' Of Christ

From Bishop Hugh Lindsay Sir, Fr Richard Barrett's reply about the place of bishops in the church (26 May) is flawed. He does not give your readers the mind of the Church. He......

True Ecumenism

From Mr Aldan Reynolds Sir, Real ecumenism deepens faith not weakens it so I was saddened to read Fr Ian Ker's comments on ecumenism (May 19), in particular his assertion that......

Priests' Human Rights

From Dr Robert Bolton Sir, I thought Fr Bruce Harbert raised an important issue about the place of priests in the Church and society, in his article "But was the Hierarchy Truly......

Uncatholic Women?

From Ms M Richards Sir, It was strange to read in the edition of 18 May that a member of the National Board of Catholic Women, an organisation under the Bishop's Conference,......

The 'tridentine' Rite: Mystery Or Mystification?

Sir, Dwight Longenecker's waspish reflections on his first Tridentine Mass, "Gloom, Doom and Latin", (May 19) had me laughing out loud. He's right, of course. Certain "Latin......

From Mr Dwight Longenecker

Sir, The president of CIEL UK defends the unintelligibility of the Tridentine Mass because she thinks it properly symbolises the mystery of Christ's sacrifice which "cannot......

From Mr Gerald Denley Sir, In Answer To Dwight Longenecker

(19 May) the priest in the Tridentine mass has his back to the congregation because like them he faces God on the altar and offers not only his prayers but those of the......

Re — The Real Problem

From Mr Rory For Sir, Whilst it has been good to see the recent interest in Icons, the new propcised RE text book for Catholic Schools, it is worth bearing in mind that RE in......

Child Sex Abuse: The Need To Punish The Guilty And Defend...

From Mr John M Gilheaney Sir, There are clearly two critically valid sides to the child abuse debate, currently being presented in your otherwise partisan publication. It is......

From Mr Harry Fearns

Sir, The campaign on behalf of Falsely-Accused Care-workers and Teachers (FACT) is calling for a review of the dangerous developments in police methods of gathering allegations......