Page 6, 4th June 1937

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" The Newspapers Say—"

Fr. Drinkwater's Credibility Test Si.—My credibility test fur Spanish war-news is a simple one. When an English correspondent of a reputable English Daily tells, over his own......

Foreign Troops In Nationalist Spain

Sre,—As the number of foreign troops engaged on General Franco's side has once more become a matter of prime importance, perhaps 1 may be allowed to make one or two observations......

Father Groser

St,—You are mistaken in telling your enquirer that the Rev. John Groser's name does not appear in the Anglican directory (Crockford). It does, He is the vicar of Christ Church,......

Basque Refugees

A " Reader " Who Won't Read SIR,—Il appears that the Basque government at Bilbao themselves expressed anxiety for the faith of the children evacuated into England and France.......

The Loyal Address

SIR,—A propos of the Hierarchy's Loyal Address, it does seem to me that there might be two ways of looking at it, and one cannot help asking: was the Home Secretary so very......

Paris To-day Sir,—it Is Certainly True That Different

observers see different things. But surely you are going too far and conveying a doubtfully truthful impression in so immediately headlining and accepting the comments of your......

Why Eric Gill Cannot Get Away With It Read And Think Of...

SIR, Personally I have the highest ' opinion of Mr. Gill's writings. Only recently I read his Necessity of Belief for the third time, each time with increasing admiration for......

Communism And Catholic Social Action Sir,—do Catholics...

Are there any Catholic employers, on a scale large enough to be noticed in the Press, who are in a position to make any or all of the following sacrifices: (a) To enter into......

Mr. Baldwin Sir,—there Must Be Many Labour Supporters...

readers of the Catholic Herald who will be glad of the opportunity to pay their tribute as opponents to Mr. Baldwin, as a great leader whose honesty, sincerity, skill and......

" Female"

As She is Known in America SIR,----Clerics who use the word " female" for " woman do so because they think of women in terms of " sex, sin, and silliness "; compelling them to......

Lay Initiative Sir,—in A Recent Letter Mr. D. A. Young

stated that I had raised in his mind the point whether existing Catholic societies fulfil the Pope's idea of Catholic Action. Some of the enthusiastic members of existing......

Catholic Action And Catholic Activities

SIR,—One of your readers has asked for a distinction between Catholic action and Catholic activities, Is the following any use? Catholic Action is the Spirit of Christ in......

Autobiography By Tone

Controversy " Ad Absurdum " SIR,—I should like to observe (a propos the above) that I drew no conclusions as to Tone's morals or religion. I simply edited his Autobiography, and......

Evidence And History

Sre.—I do not wish to prolong this little controversy unless you consider that a principle of general interest is involved. Professor Hogan contends that no historical evidence......

Catholic Families On Holiday Sir, At This Time Of The...

must he many families facing the question of holidays and the special problem which besets them if they are Catholic families without much money to spend. Such people find......

" Propagandaphobia " Sir,—mr. Douglas Newton Has Been Too...

in adopting this coined word to mean the urge or vogue for disseminating false " news." Surely in his sense the term would mean just the reverse. Phobia is fear of, whereas the......