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The Enduring Monument

THE AVALANCHE of tributes and commentary on the tragic and untimely demise of the Princess of Wales may go some way in assuaging the grief which so many feel at this time. It is......

'ora Et Labora' For All

WITH so MANY opportunities these days for both women and men to be engaged in active social work, why should any of them feel that they need to enter religious life in order to......

Fatal Wheat: Gluten-free Communion Bread Solutions

THERE WAS A LETTER (22 August) from a Mrs Skinner in which she spoke of her parish priest's reluctance to obtain gluten-free altar breads so that her coeliac daughter could......

Catholic Ireland: A Force For Good Throughout The World

READING SEAN O'COnaiIPS vituperative article (C.H. 22 August) on Old 'Catholic Ireland', it reduced me to tears ... of laughter. "Chasteloined" Irishwomen are a fiery and......

Opaque Opus?

I HAVE NO INSIDE information, but I have a theory which might help Alan Pierrepoint, who wrote in his letter (29 August), "I cannot for the life of me see why the Holy Father......

And Moreover...

I CONCUR WITH what you say (Editorial, 22 August) about some punishment being necessary. I am convinced that the opposition to virtually all punishment is the knave-child of......

Why Suffocate A "chance Of Life"?

IS PETER HITCHENS quite as grumpy and unsociable as he seems to be, from a reading of his comment? Why, in relation to a very difficult situation like Northern Ireland, are......

A Bishop's Complaint

CHARFERHOUSE Chronicle (29 August) recalls a mid-1980s dispute between the Catholic Herald "for daring to publish" articles about Medjugorje, and an unnamed "leading northern......

Britain's Legacy In India

MAY I BE PERMITTED to endorse and add to the views expressed by Viscount Monckton regarding India and Pakistan (letter 15 August). This summer, as in past years, I had the......