Page 11, 8th September 2006

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Pastor Luventus

Our faith isn't meant to be easy W ith the return of the schools this week, and the planning for the year al lead, I am struck by the reaction of shock and dismay there is to......

Bloody Mary. The Name For A Cocktail With Vodka And

tomato juice also happens to be the unflattering epithet for Mary Tudor, Queen of England from 1553 to 1558. After succeeding her Anglican brother Edward VI, Mary aggressively......

We Must Raise Our Voices For The Persecuted Church

Suffering is part of being Christian. From the life and death of Jesus Christ onwards, Christians have been deprived and abused, tortured and murdered for their beliefs. The......

Simply Cancelled...

Does Pope Benedict XVI have something against Mick Hucknall? We only ask because the ginger-haired singer's group, Simply Red, was reportedly one of the acts invited to play at......

Priests And Lay People Should Respectfully Petition The...

Holy Days From Fr Anthony Logan SIR I have detected real sadness and a sense of injustice among the faithful priests and lay folk about the sudden changes to our liturgical......

From The Chairman Of The Latin Mass Society Sir The

decision by the Hierarchy to transfer certain Holy Days of Obligation to the following Sunday has been greeted with horror and surprise by many priests and laity who have......

From Mrs Frances Knight Sir I May Be On My

own (though I rather doubt it), but I am very grateful to the bishops for moving three Holy Days to the nearest Sundays. I am a person who suffers from nervous illness and who,......

Missing Verses

From Mr Donal McMahon SIR One of the readings for the 21st Sunday of the Year was Ephesians 5:21-32.1t was listed, but not discussed, in Bishop McGough's column (The Word,......

A Public Faith

From Mr Anthony Holier SIR Tony Blair "a Catholic in all but name" (Report, September 1)? The Gospel on the day 1 saw this mentioned people whose speech honoured God but whose......

Polish Masses, Queen Mary And Abortion

From Elzbieta Biega SIR As a member of the Polish community in London and a parishioner of both the Polish church and my local English Catholic church. I would like to respond......

From The Rev T D Watson Sir It Should Be

pointed out to Witness J Mpofu (Letters, August 25) that the only woman to hold the title of Supreme Head of the Church of England was the Catholic Mary Tudor who was, no doubt,......

From Mr John Tyler Sir Recently My Parish Priest Reminded

the congregation of some facts. He told us that more than six million babies have lost their lives in Britain since the 1967 Abortion Act, and this death toll was more than five......

Inflaming Hotheads

From Mr John Kearney SIR With all due respect to Ruth Kelly, Mary Kenny and Bishop Devine (a Scotsman who should have known better), I am entirely on the side of the police in......

Why All The Fuss?

From Dom Aldhelm Cameron-Brown SIR I have believed in the theory of evolution (Report, September 1) ever since it was taught to me as a child at school. I came to a definite......