Page 9, 2nd March 2001

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Cardinal Cormac And The Church's Vision Of The New Age

THE CATHOLIC HERALD welcomes Archbishop — now Cardinal-priest — Cormac Murphy-O'Connor back to these islands. A consistory at which such a great number of good men were elevated......

Committing An Eminent Faux Pas

THEY SAY in Rome that there is many a stumble twixt zucchetto and biretta — and 1 suspect more than a few of this week's 43 new cardinals suffered nightmares the day before they......

Celibacy And The Needs Of The Church

From Fr Richard Aladics Sir, Your report on the debate over the priesthood in the Plymouth Diocese (February 9) reveals again how over-concerned the Church in England has become......

Comic Relief Continuing Misgivings

From Mr JG Coffer) , Sir, With reference to the current "Red Nose Debate" may I restate the following. 1. I have a copy of the accounts of Comic Relief (1997) clearly showing......

Independent Schools And The Common Good

Sir, I was interested to read Sister Frances Orchard's defence of Catholic independent schools (February 16). She argues her case with skill and ingenuity but her position is......

Any Guidance For Catholic Guides?

From Ms Brenda Love Sir, I have been an active member of the Guide Association for 20 years as a Guide, Cadet, Brownie Leader, District Commissioner and now Trefoil member, and......

Ratzinger Rap

From Fr Austin Hughes SCJ Sir, Joseph Ratzinger's rant against rock (Report, Jan 16) must not be allowed to pose as Catholic doctrine. As the Cardinal well knows, there has long......

Cwn Membership

From Ms Hannah James Sir, I was surprised to see that the Catholic Women's Network, in reference to its application for admittance into the list of approved societies in the......

'dangers' Of Receiving In Both Kinds

From Mr Stephen McLane Sir, Am I alone in feeling deep concern about the way the Blessed Sacrament, one of our most precious possessions, is regularly abused nowadays at Mass?......

Teaching The Faith With Cs Lewis

From Miss Polly Mackwood Sir, I was heartened by Father Barrett's answer to the reader's question (9th February), recommending young Catholics read C.S. Lewis. At aged six I was......

Pacifism And The Church

From Mr Richard Lewis Sir, With reference to Fr Barrett's column of 23rd February, I was the reader who submitted the original question, though it, in fact, queried the Church's......

Studying Other Faiths

From Miss Lucy Conroy Sir, I was surprised to see in_ Luke Coppen's report on page 2that the Vatican official, Bishop: Michael Fitzgerald, spent most of: the talk he gave last......