Page 2, 5th November 1954

5th November 1954
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Anti-catholicism

The Causes and Remedies Gurdon's a rticle, "Anti Catholicism inBritain," hits the nail on the head. He says a Catholic can easily be unaware of the extent and stren g th of the......

Plainsong

Dom Gregory's Questions S111,-No doubt others besides m yself will have been disappointed at R.A.'s failure to answer even one of my three simple questions, especially as two of......

Obscenity' And Education

Stie-To those correspondents who object to "obscenity" in the classics, I would point out that, if one is looking for that sort of thing, there is plenty of it in the Bible, at......

'mass Registers'

SIR. -The Minister of Education can scarcely be expected to favour schools (pa g e 1, column I, October 2) in which such an offence as the "Mass re g ister" (pa g e 1, column 8)......

Our New Churches

Use of Expert Advice SIR,-There is a good deal in what Mr. Sell says in his letter to you on the need for art corn missions to assist in church buildin g today. Something of the......

36 Melbury Court, W.8.

North London Church S1R.-I fully endorse your correspondent's plea for an advisory body for the whole diocese. A newchurch seatin g over 300 was recently built in a North London......

Medieval Church Building

SIR, - The supposition that our medieval buildings rose almost by "magic" under the hands of hutdwellers is ludicrous and also misleadin g . The usual procedure was for a patron......

Fr. Vincent Mcnabb

SIR,-Having read the article entitled "Can Fr. McNabb be Canonised," may 1 say that I am q uite sure that crowds of people would be only to g lad to sign, if there were some Way......

The Goa Problem

SIR,-1 was interested to read the letter of Mr. F. Correia-Afonso, M.A. (Oxon.), K.S.G., re g ardin g "Thc Goa Problem" from the standpoint of "Goan Catholics" published in the......

A Catholic Centre

Sue-A few days ago I met an exiled Chinese priest in Victoria Station, stranded and in search of "a Catholic house." Because of a similar experience with an American boy earlier......

Ducal Saints

- 011 pa g e 230 of The Golden Century of Spain is this passa g e: "The said duke. Don Francisco Gamez de Sandoval y Rojas [the minister of Kin g Philip 111], was at this time......

Third Orders

SIR, It is stated in "Here's the Answer" that the first Third Order was founded by St. Francis of Assisi in 1221 and that other reli g ous orders followed suit. Accordin g to......

The Yeomen Of The Guard Sta,-your Illustration Of The New

Shrine at Southwell House seems to connect the Yeomen of the Guard with the Tower of London. This (pace Gilbert and Sullivan) is completely erroneous. Moreover the Yeomen of the......

Appalling Leakage

Youth Leader's Survey SIR,-One of the most astonishing facts about the Catholic community of the country in general and the London area in particular is that most people seem to......

A 'red Austria'?

Out-of-date Co nception SIR,-C.E.R.'s letter concerning "Austrian Catholicism" in your issue of October 22 requires rectification. The writer alleges that "public life in......

Venerable Dominic

SIR-In the issue of October 22 you were g ood enou g h to print an appeal for me for money to finish work on a film on the Venerable Dominic Barbed. I have to report that the......

Sky Miracle At Fatima

Sne-While the events seen in the sky at Fatima were clearly miraculous, since a miracle had been foretold for that day and hour, and also because there was such a stupendous......