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Obedience When Pope Proclaims A Moral Doctrine

MR. ST. JOHN-STEVAS, in his brief and contemptuous comment (March 27) on my letter of March 20, dismisses as irrelevant the Council's statement that the Pope's rulings of......

Beautiful Rendering Of Compline

I WONDER if any of your readers saw the beautiful rendering of Compline in English in perfect - plainsong by the choir of Chichester Cathedral on television on March 22? Surely......

Our Lord's Words Not Changed

'IVIE contention of Hugh Ross Williamson (March 27) that .1 " "no vernacular Mass in the new rite can be valid" on account of one single word, or, as he put it, because "the......

Refreshed By The Old And The New

CATHOLIC HERALD readers interested in the recent observations on taking one's old missals to church might be interested also in my experience as an unrepentant missal-carrier on......

Focal Point Of Focolare

movement J OHN O'KEEFFE's article of March 13 on the Focolare Movement seems to me to have missed the point. From the outside, the "incessant emphasis on love and rather a lot......

Why Sharpeville Massacre Was So Loathsome

I WONDER if I can help Mr. G. J. A. Stern (March 20) to understand why Archbishop Roberts and others should have troubled to remind us of the 69 persons killed by South African......

Critics Of Celibacy Ruling

OUR correspondent J. Laws (March 27) continues to beg the question. Critics of the Papal line on clerical celibacy do not doubt that the Pope should be supported in protecting......

Calendar Of Saints

occasion of some confusion, —there is a so-called interim calendar which is being followed this year and which presumably will continue for the next few years. Third, there is......

Question And Answer

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question—What exactly has happened to the new calendar of saints we heard about last year? Some observances have been dropped but other feasts, which......