Page 11, 6th January 2006

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The Way Forward

Benedict brings the Neocats into line The Neocatechumenal Way is a dynamic New Movement within the Catholic Church — so dynamic, indeed, that it is currently supplying five out......

Bridging The Gap

Our new Ambassador charms Benedict The new British Ambassador's first audience with Pope Benedict XVI went smoothly, if we are to judge by the charming official photograph......

50 Years Ago This Week

Yet another superb medieval statue of Our Lady, of the late 15th century, has come back into Catholic ownership, and has been blessed for the ancient English shrine of Our Lady......

Pastor Luventus The Crib's Ravishing Beauty

I t is funny how quickly you can get out of the habit of writing a weekly column. It has taken me just a fortnight without a copy deadline to feel as if it is a strange and......

Abortion Reform May Imperil Unborn Life

From the general secretary of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children SIR — SPUC's letter to MPs and peers, on which you reported (December 9), expressed warm......

Justice And Mercy

From the director of the Council of Christians and Jews SIR — Archbishop Kevin McDonald addressed the Council of Christians and Jews' Annual General Meeting before Christmas and......

How To Rescue Parish Music From Banality

From Mr Jeremy de Satge SIR — A loud "Amen" to your excellent leading article (December 16) following Cardinal Arinze's remarks regarding the reintroduction of plainsong. It......

From Mr Tom Mcintyre Sir — Despite Your Leading Article's

reservations about Mgr Miserachs Grau's demand for "authoritative directives imparted with authority" to force pad shes to replace "a heterogeneous and anarchic proliferation of......

From A F Hawkins Sir — If All Else Fails,

try reading the instructions. This advice, often given for assembling furniture, applies just as much to liturgy. Although, as everyone knows, the instructions are not always......

From Mr John Woodhouse Sir — You Suggest That The

Eccleston Square property could be sold and the money used to finance better music. If you are suggesting the closure of the excellent Liturgy Office of the bishops' conference,......

The Mouse Question

From Fr 71mothy Finigan SIR — Hal St John Broadbent speaks of the "reality of the sacramental presence of Christ" (Letters, December 16), and this is the point of ambiguity.......