Page 2, 6th January 1950

6th January 1950
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Catholicism Today

S1R, — I have just finished a first reading of the Times correspondence in booklet form. As a result three impressione are uppermost in my mind. In the first place there is the......

The Care Of Children

S1R,—Social workers who know the difficulties of finding suitable homes for Catholic children committed to the care of Local Authorities will welcome Mr. Bates' suggestion of......

Catholics And Evolution

• SIR,—Although I have followed the correspondence on Evolution en interest I had determined not to be drawn into it, but Bernard Acworth's letter in your issue of December 16......

Holy Year Ceremonies

— In your correspondent's account of the opening of the Holy Door on Christmas Eve there are two small errors of detail. Firstly, His Holiness did not remain in his chair at the......

Christian Psychology

SIR, — la answer to Dr. Burns, among the English people who are the most oppoeed to the post-war Freudian practitioners are those who value the sort of psychiatry he stands......

Consent Of Parents

SIR,—For the benefit of others who may be concerned the following information may he of help. As a matter of professional interest a non-sectarian teachers' organisation wee......

The Rights Of Parents

SIR.-11 is curious that it falls to a non-Catholic clergyman to draw attention in your columns to the imminent danger of our losing " Human Rights." In this connection in the......

Catholic History Of Llanarth

S1R.—Your special correspondent, in listing the Catholic centenaries to he celebrated in 1950, is wrong in supposing that the Catholic history of Llanarth began in 1750. In......

Catholic Trade Unionist Who Gave Up

SIR, — The defeatist profession of "Ex-Trade Unionist " calls for the following few points:— I. The practical application of Catholic social principles in Great Britain requires......

Midnight Blessing Of Fire

SLR,—For sonic time past now we have read of special concessions allowing the celebration of Mass at midnight on occasions other than Christmas. such as New Year's Eve (as this......

"we, The Condemned"

SiR.—Having recently listened to a radio talk entitled " We the Condemned," which dealt with the problems and distress existing in Europe among the " displaced persons," I am......

Points From Letters

The Prayer of St. Ambrose Your correspondent does nor imply that " there is only one fruitful way of hearing Mass," but he does suggest that a person of education who is not......

Is There A 'pedal Reason For Abetin(nee From Meat On...

Most people prefer it to fish or vegetables. Is It just a Church Law Yes; it was doubtless more onerous when meals were abundant—cf. the menus of medieval banquets, or those......