Page 11, 5th September 2008

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Anti-christian Riots Should Be Consigned To India's Past

I n the West we tend to associate religious violence with followers of the Abrahamic religions. At this moment in history many people link Islam with violence, but in previous......

Watch Out For Wild Bores

I magine the deadliest dinner party that north London has to offer: Polly Toynbee, A C Grayling, Bernard Crick, Fiona Millar — all showing off like crazy as they attempt to......

By Fr Tim Finigan Catholic Dilemmas I Am Visiting China

soon and I would like to go to Mass on Sunday. Should I go to the "Patriotic Church" or should I try to find a church in communion with Rome? The Church's situation in China is......

Pastor Wventus

Finding my priestly joy renewed S aturday was a day so rich in gladness. I went to the beautiful church of Our Lady of Ransom in Eastbourne for an ordination. The candidate had......

Fruits Of Leniency

From Fr John O'Donnell SIR Has Stephen Hough (Letter, August 22) overlooked the fact that in the Rite of Baptism parents are told they are accepting the responsibility of......

Mccain: The Only Choice For Us Catholics

From the Rev Brian VA Morgan SIR It is tragically ironic that in the very same issue (August 22) your leading article promotes the right to life of disabled babies in the womb......

Is God Working Through Church Closures?

From Mrs Tracy Cumin SIRI am a member of a small parish which, all things remaining equal, will probably be closed in the not-toodistant future. I have noted with interest the......

Disciplined Approach

From Pauline Allen SIR The recent report of the desecration of the Host (August 15) brings to mind the mostly self-indulgent reasons for Communion in the hand offered by various......

Common Cause

From Mr Edmund Matyfaszek SIR The distressing report (August 22) about limiting the Mass in Polish in the Portsmouth diocese made me wonder if English bishops, clergy and......

From Mr Anthony Mccarthy, Research Fellow Of The Linacre...

for Healthcare Ethics SIR I was surprised to read Fr Sean Fagan's suggestion (August 15) that my letter (August 1) was a "personal attack on Professor John Marshall": no such......

From Fr Chris Findlay-wilson Sir Nick Le Poidevin...

8) asks if liturgical reform has contributed to the decline in vocations. In the wake of a renewed interest in Hurnanae Vitae can we not see a yet more direct cause? We are not......