Page 11, 3rd November 2006

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The Quota Victory Presents A Challenge For Our Schools

No, we shall not be triumphant because the amendment to oblige faith schools to take a quota of other pupils was withdrawn. We had no wish to triumph over anyone. Our purpose......

The Pope And Mr Griffin

The British National Party has once again tried to align itself with the Catholic Church. In February it emerged that the Far-Right group had hailed Pope Leo XIII as one of its......

Epiphany. Though Epiphany In Greek Simply Means...

Catholic tradition it refers primarily to the manifestation of Christ's divinity to the Gentiles (as represented by the Magi, who came to adore him) and to the annual feast on......

Pastor Riventus

The subtle tyranny of the state I am fed up of hearing about "faith schools". Catholic schools are not "faith schools" — at least, not in any sense that that term has been......

Difficulties About The Theory Of Transubstantiation Can...

From Mr Hal St John Broadbent SIR — Quentin de la Bedoyere's reflections on the meaning of transubstantiation (Charterhouse Chronicle, October 27) are interesting if for no......

From Mrs Bridget Harrington

SIR — Quentin de la Bedoyere's article on transubstantiation quoted that ancient and lovely verse attributed to Elizabeth I: "Twas God the word that spake it / He took the Bread......

Birmingham's Loss

From an English priest SIR — Please stop this foolish dalliance with an Irish bookie (Report, October 6). The needs of Westminster are far too serious to justify this silliness.......

Sinful Defences

From Mr Tim Williams SIR My Concise Oxford Dictionary defines "realpolitik" as "politics based on realities and material needs, rather than on morals or ideals". Pace Francis......

Islam In Sherwood

From Olive Duddy SIR — Not only is Friar Tuck missing in the BBC's new version of Robin Hood (Comment, October 27) but Robin quoted the Koran in last weekend's episode. However,......

A Vote Of Thanks

From the chief executive and director of the Catholic Education Service SIR— I write to thank the Catholic community for its strong support of Catholic schools during the cuntnt......

Gibbon's Myth

From Dr Philip Hawkins SIR — Truth and historical accuracy must prevail, says Neil Addison (Letters, October 13), having just perpetuated Gibbon's myth of the salvation of......

Is The C Of E Protestant Or Catholic?

From Mr Carl Schmidt SIR — I have every feeling of sympathy and support for Peter Mullen's effort to "fight his corner" for the Catholic tradition in the Anglican Church......

From Mr David Foster Sir — Peter Mullen Writes Movingly

of the riches of Anglicanism. But it seems to me that two vital questions remain. What does he think happened in England in the mid 16th century? Or, to put it in different......

From Mr Ben Whitworth Sir — Pace Peter Mullen, The

Catholic Church's recognition of the Anglican Use in America does not imply acceptance of "the fundamental validity" of the Book of Common Prayer (BCP), for the simple reason......