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Pope Gives Hope To Charities Lapped By The Secular Tide

E very Catholic charity in the West today faces intense pressure to secularise. That pressure comes in many forms: the offer of public funds in return for downplaying of......

We Are Failing The Elderly

I f societies are judged by how they treat their most vulnerable members, we might do well to notice that the greatest vulnerabilities occur at the beginning of life, before we......

Restoring The Solemnity Of The Ascension Would Bring Many...

From Fr Antony Jukes OFM SIR – I was pleased to read that the bishops of England and Wales are considering the possibility of restoring two of the three Holy Days of Obligation......

Echoes Of Bultmann

From Mr John Lovett SIR – In the article entitled “God and violence” (The Last Word, May 27) I hear echoes of Rudolf Bultmann’s “demythologising” approach to the Bible. When the......

This Well-meaning Critique Deserves A Charitable And...

From Mr Robert Ian Williams SIR – I cannot agree with Dr John Newbery’s belief (Letter, May 13) that the pamphlet issued by the Anglican Association deserves no official......

A Transport Challenge

From Mary Cole SIR – Your report (May 20) on the withdrawal of local authority subsidies to transport pupils going to faith schools should challenge the whole faith community to......

The Gift Of Chocolate

From Mrs Dominica Roberts SIR – Everyone acknowledges our debt to Greek civilisation (Letter, May 20), but not everyone understands that we have inherited the best of it......

The Demand For The Usus Antiquior Is Growing, But...

From Mr John Medlin SIR – Recently you reported Archbishop Vincent Nichols of Westminster as saying that the archdiocese had asked its priests if they were willing to learn the......

Don’t Rely On Bolt For St Thomas More’s True Thoughts On...

From Miss Catherine Donner SIR – Richard Symington’s sentiment (Letter, May 20) that the killing of Bin Laden “cut a great road through the law to get at the Devil” is correct.......

Ordination Decision Will Have A Wider Impact On...

From Mr Kenn Winter SIR – Where does the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity’s decision (Report, May 27) to order Archbishop Kelly of Liverpool to withdraw his......

Unfashionable Stand

From Mr Mervyn Maciel SIR – Hats off to Dr Richard Scott (Report, May 27) for having the courage to stand up to the General Medical Council over what seems to be yet another......