Page 6, 3rd June 1938

3rd June 1938
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The Vatican And Fascist Italy

A Difficult Period SIR; —It is difficult not to notice in your news from Rome a tendency to paint relations between Church and State much blacker than they really are. Two......

What Is Fascism?

SIR. —lt is rather a pity that your Diplomatic Correspondent in his article on Mexico fails to draw a dear distinction between the three powers which he designates "Fasciae"......

A Correction

Si—Both this week and last week I have seen references in the CATHOLIC HERALD to a Crucifix to be seen at the Glasgow Exhibition, and this Crucifix is said to be my work. I have......

Eric Gill's Annunciation

SIR—My letter to you was by way of protest against the publication of a representation of Our Lady which, in my opinion was not calculated to inspire in the minds of the......

Was It A Good Image?

SIR,-1 sin puzzled how Joan Morris and Eric Gill can tell whether his much-discussed statue is a good image of the Virgin. Mr. Gill could not make a copy of the Virgin because......

Conventions And Mannerisms

SIR,-1 accept Mr. Eric Gill's qualification of my rather drastic statement that " any convention necessarily distorts, cripples and tends to kill natural, spontaneous daubing,......

An Example Of Theory And Practice

Religious Instruction in Schools SIR,—The teaching of the Catechism—as your Educational Correspondent affirms— is our main duty today. This implies the formation of a genuine......

Music In Our Churches

Sno—The letters in your correspondence page on the subject of Church music have been most entertaining. But each one has, so far, missed the main point of the issue, which is......

Cardinal Bourne At Montreal

Silo—Would " A Grateful Welshman" point out even one sentence in the late Cardinal Bourne's speech at Montreal in 1910 that gave any real ground for offence or " outraged "......

Contraceptives Bill

How to Act Through Your Local Authority MR.—Some Borough Councils have a byelaw, the terms of which will enable them to regulate the public display of contraceptives and their......

Catholic Youth

SIR.—I am sorry that your correspondent K. S. Christie does not rely on the strength of Christian action, but in the destructive outlook of anti-Christians, to right the world.......

St. Brigid's, Bradford

SIR,—As an old scholar of St. Brigid's, Bradford, I read the article " Under 25" written by Mr. Russell with great interest and very mixed feelings. I do not think that Mr.......

Those Warnings

SIR,—The statement was made by "Parish Worker" (May 27) that anyone asking for help must be in dire need if he goes to the priest and begs. This is incorrect. In quite a number......

Rosary At Mass Leo Xiii And Liturgy

SIR,—" Baithen " must forgive me if I point out that his plea for Rosary recitation at Mass seems to have its climax in an appeal to the collection plate! No liturgist would......

Cost Of Having A Baby Freewill Of Ferings

Sue—In the course of this correspondence neither I nor anyone else has made use of the terms " fees" or " charge " in connection with the administration of the Sacraments.......

Baptism Fees"

Sla.—In the porch of a London church there is prominently displayed the following notice:— " STOLE FEES. The following is the minimum scale of stole fees expected in this......

" O.s.b. (anglican) "

SIR,--Any baptised Christian can claim to be a Benedictine monk if he follows the Rule of St. Benedict, wheeher he is in communion with the Holy See or not. But this is quite a......

That Motor-bike

Su,—It is not the man under Enrico Rossignoli's shutters running his motorbicycle engine upside-down who worries me. For I am ignorant of engines but prepared to believe......