Page 11, 2nd May 2008

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Regardless Of The Election Zimbabwe's Future Is Bleak

T he recent announcement that the two factions within the Movement for Democratic Change in Zimbabwe will unite in their Parliament is, of course, welcome. There is no doubt......

Waiting For A New Blessed L Ast Week, The News That

Cardinal John Henry Newman was to be beatified shot around the world. There was a surge of joy among English Catholics: after a drought of almost 40 years we finally had another......

I Have A Friend Who Is In Constant Pain. When

I suggest praying for help, she feels that she mustn't bother Jesus, and that she should manage on her own. Can you recommend anything that would help her? This is a difficult......

The Sspx Has Held Steadfastly To Tradition As The...

From Mr Martin Blackshaw SIR — As a traditional Catholic not given to extremism, I was astounded by your front-page headline and leading article against the Society of St Pius X......

Pastor Luventus

A battle of wits with squirrels T he third anniversary of Pope Benedict's election was marked with a reception given by the Apostolic Nuncio in the throne room of Archbishop's......

A Leaking Church

From Mr Anthony Holier SIR — Recently you allowed me to draw readers' attention to facts from history which show that some of our present difficulties could be much worse. I......

Pacifism May Become The New Orthodoxy

From Fr Marty O'Shea, SOLT SIR — Stuart Reid (Charterhouse, April 18) in his appraisal of Dorothy Day's commitment to Christian non-violence is more than a little equivocal. He......

From Mr Tom Van Der Linden Sir — It Would

appear that Stuart Reid (Charterhouse, April 25) has not yet read Summorum Pontificum. That is not his fault, because not many parishes have brought it to the attention of their......

The Council O I I ' From Mr Donal 0'

Driscoll SIR — The Council of Europe (Strasbourg) recently took a decision that could have serious implications for the Europe envisaged by the Lisbon Treaty (Report, April 25).......

Passive New Masses

From Mr Christopher Richardson SIR — Your correspondent Terence Reid (April 25) speaks of "a passive audience rather than a participating congregation" at the extraordinary rite......

From Mr Alex Christof Sir — One Would Not Say

of a general leading his army into battle that he has his back to them. To accuse a priest who assumes in the extraordinary form of the Mass the ad orientem position of garbling......