Page 11, 3rd March 2006

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Proclaiming The Truth About A Nasty Regime

Many Catholic commentators have noted that the word "truth" has become the leitmotif of Pope Benedict XVI's pontificate. In his first encyclical, Deus Caritas Est, the Pontiff......

Not Such A Bad Guy

Bishop Patrick O'Donoghue of Lancaster — known to all his colleagues as "Pod" — has apologised for financial incompetence that has plunged his diocese £10 million into the red.......

Snack Food. According To Notre Dame Professor Brian...

Augustine's psychological astuteness also had unintended consequences on the naming of party food. When analysing the inordinate desire for physical pleasure, Augustine notes......

Pastor Iuventus Scripture Was Never Sweeter

O n Sunday morning I awoke to the curious light and the eerie hush of a snowbound city. Washington DC lying under snow presented the leaders Of the school trip, with the......

Tough Choices

From Mr Alfred Smith SIR The "tough choices" faced by the Cardinal in connection with the reported abuses at the Hospital of St John and Elizabeth (Report, February 17) are......

Pole's Death

From Mr Julia Ross Williamson SIR While it was good to read Gerard Noel's article on Cardinal Pole (Feature, February 24), as he has long been neglected, there were two errors.......

Youth Appeal

From Mr Peter Baldock Yours faithfully, PEI ER BALDOCK......

All New Forces In The Church Create Divisions

From Mr Cliff Wale SIR It is natural that Kate Roydon (Letter, February 24) should judge the Neocatechumenal Way on the basis of her experience, but she does not give a true or......

Why Did It Change After 900 Years?

From Mrs Dominie Mary Stemp SIR In response to my good friend Clive Baulch's letter (February 17), I think he has hit the bullseye about an "adequate catechesis" being of......

Atheists Are Not A Rare Species

From Miss Barbara Smoker SIR James Bogle (Letter. February 17), supporting Piers Paul Read's statement that "atheists are a rare breed these days", points to the fact that they......

Mercy For The Ill

From Mr Tom van der Linden SIR Barbara Fraser (Letter, February 24) may rest assured. When Pope John Paul II instituted the Day of Divine Mercy the Apostolic Penitentiary issued......

No Demotion

From Fr Andrew Unsworth SIR A survey of the official teaching and relations of the Catholic Church since the Second Vatican Council shows that the Catholic-Muslim dialogue has......