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A Catholic Dictionary

Christian Writers Revisited DICTIONARIES are quite as much written as other books; if more obliquely, they carry no less inevitably the mark of the mind that makes them. The......

National Organisation Of Catholic Laymen

April 1993 Letter We start by reiterating our final paragraph of last month's Letter. It ran, "There is a further class of the Laity, so capable yet so casually disregarded in......

Spiritual Round-up

Christian Celebration: Understanding the Prayer of the Church by JD Crichton (Geoffrey Chapman, £10.99): Seminary students have apparently been reading this book for decades.......

The Porter Who Carried Other People's Words And Thoughts

Francis Makower "LET ME be a publisher a porter of other people's goods..." wrote Tom Burns on his return from Paris in the mid-20s. There he had experienced a "springtime of......

Part Of Consoling Irish Legends

Fr Michael O'Carroll FR MATHEW is part of that batch of legends which many Irishmen carry as a consoling baggage. He was the man who gave people the "pledge", the formal......

Cardinal Sin Or Capital Crime?

Mgr Peter Wilkinson HARRY Potter's book illustrates the benefit of hindsight to such a degree that I shudder to think what future generations will say about our present penal......