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We Need To Take The Politics Out Of Pope Benedict’s Visit

T he ridiculous insults directed at the Holy Father by Foreign Office officials raise fundamental questions about the papal visit to Britain in September. The Vatican has......

As The Election Looms Where Should Catholics Place The...

From Mr Samuel Burke SIR – In making the case for the Liberal Democrats (Features, April 16), Sarah Teather said: “We believe that life issues such as abortion, embryology and......

Debating Newman

From Fr Ian Ker SIR – John Cornwell (letters, April 23) is upset that I, “a fellow Catholic writer”, should have described his “critical” article in the Easter New Statesman......

It Is Time To Challenge The Arrogant Malice Of The...

From Mr John Badham SIR – The Catholic Church is having a difficult time. The sex abuse scandals are a self-inflicted wound that must make all of us Catholics deeply......

The Air Crash Was A Great Loss For The Polish Scouting...

From Anna Gebska, chief guide commissioner of the Polish Scouting Association SIR – I would like to make an important correction the feature about Katyń written by Simon Cole......

Prayer

XXX Prayer initiates Relief. Of grief. This is from a collection of 52 poems entitled Prayer published in pamphlet by Impress (156), 95 Wilton Road, London SW1V 1BZ. Please send......

Catholic Dilemmas During Lent I Went To A General Absolution

service. Now I have read that I should go to Confession anyway. What is the point of the general absolution? General absolution may be given when if there is danger of death and......

Thought

FOR THE WEEK The great crisis in humanity today is that it has lost its sense of the invisible. – Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008)......