Page 11, 4th November 2005

4th November 2005
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A Thirst For Power

Militants are not motivated by the Islamic faith The instinctive reaction to the news that suspected Islamic militants have beheaded three Christian schoolgirls in Indonesia is......

50 Years Ago This Week

“Following the Budget we are almost certain to have a great increase of industrial unrest and almost certainly there will be more and more strikes. I need not tell you this......

A Blueprint For The Reform Of The Liturgy

From Fr Gary Dickson SIR – I feel that Edward Pentin (Vatican Notebook, Oct 28) misrepresents the Synod of Bishops. Certainly, the Synod recognised the vitality of the reform of......

Cardinal Manning Distrusted Newman’s ‘liberal’ Catholicism

From Fr Ian Ker SIR – Robert Gray (Letters, Oct 28) maintains that if Manning had deliberately tried to stop Newman being made a cardinal, then he could not have acted in a more......

Boxing Is Un-catholic

From Fr Hugh S Thwaites SJ SIR – Civiltà Cattolica ’s article (Report, Oct 21) about boxing should be welcomed by Catholics. The article, of course, was about professional......

Murderous War

From Mr Guy Stair Sainty SIR – Your correspondent Eddie O’Hara (Oct 21) was surely most unfair to accuse German Catholics of making “murderous war” on their fellow Catholics in......

I Don’t Have St Philip’s Problem

I must confess that I contemplate the week ahead with a certain amount of trepidation. In the next seven days I will say Mass 15 times. What a privilege I hear you say. Yes, of......