Page 2, 7th August 1953

7th August 1953
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Cardinal Griffin In Norway

SIR,-1 only wish to express a little of the gratitude of Norwegian Catholics to His Eminence Cardinal Griffin because he was so kind as to come to us for the celebrations of the......

A Film And A Hospital

SI11,-I sec from a report in a recent CATHOLIC HERALD that the Governors of the Hospital of St. John and Elizabeth. London, have turned down an offer of the proceeds for the......

Selling Brains Or Brawn

SIR,-in reference to Mr. Paul Derrick's article, "A Challenge to Labour Catholics" (CATHOLIC HERAI 0, June 1), I find rather unconvincing his views concerning goods which the......

'frills' And The English Tradition

SIR,-How right that the expression "frills" used by Mr. J. D. Robinson should have been challenged with such swiftness. More is the pity the challenge was spoilt by confusion.......

The Cost Of Dying

Sta,-I am dying! We all are in the general sense that can he applied to every exile in this vale of tears. But I speak of death in the strict, narrow sense when one feels the......

Apostolate Of Friendship

SIR, -Mr. Casey suggests that the clergy should introduce lonely newcorners to other parishioners. but in large city parishes the overworked clergy find it difficult to remember......

Church Art

Common sense Views StR,-It was very refreshing to read the common sense view of Church Art taken by J. T. H. this week. If it comes to that, 1 think most of the mass-produced......

Family Budget

SIR,-Since your request for family budgets we have kept a careful tally for the four weeks of July and find that the average weekly amounts spent were as follows: Grocer, fl 6s,......

Catholic Education In Birmingham

SIR.-I am an "extra-district" parent. I reside in Sutton Coldfield and I hasten to endorse the remarks of "Schoolteacher." I took up residence in this district 20 years ago and......

In Place Of Parents'

SIFL-The (no doubt unconscious) arrogance displayed in the letter from "Six Catholic Teachers" in the CATHOLIC HERALD Of July 17 is truly astonishing. The plea of acting "in......

Vocations And Families

SIR,May I congratulate Miss, my italics. A. B. Reid on the masterpiece among letters she contributed to your eritrespondence page on July 31. In Ireland, she tells us, "the......

The B.b.c.

AND MINORITIES From C. Brogan read Fr. Drinkwater's letter with bewilderment. Does he seriously ask us to believe that the B.B.C. would or could give Bishop Sheen the weekly......

Broadcasting Sponsors

SIR.-Writing as one who has made a small mark in these columns in the past as an opinionated ignoramus and more than a little of an unimaginative vandal, may I venture to......

A. Macalister. Barnsley.

F . Looking and Listening TV A fine Bank Holiday week . end is presumably had business for the television. A great many people are out all day doing things for once instead of......

Catholic Evidence

Recently a writer in "The Sunday Times" said that Dr. Piette. a Catholic scholar. pia ce d John Wesley beside the saintly founders of the religious orders St. Benedict, St.......

Points From Letters

King Henry VI of Windsor I feel certain that the following prayers will be of interest to those who have this cause at heart: A PRAYFR FOR ONE'S NATIVP 1 AND 0 blessed King, so......

Russian Orthodox

Sig-So far as I know, the Patriarch of Moscow has not claimed jurisdiction over the Autocephalous Orthodox Churches of Yugoslavia, Rumania and Bulgaria, whatever influence he......

Newspapers And The Church

SIR, - 1 was once rung late at night by a great London paper to confirm the spelling of a place-name in the caption of a pictorial photograph. Why does the scrupulous accuracy......