Page 5, 9th March 1973

9th March 1973
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Ireland Looks Ahead

Although the election results at Lincoln and in Ireland were accurately anticipated in last week's leader, it was obviously not possible to accord them any analysis in depth.......

Second Class Citizens?

We have learned from the Vatican Council that the Church herself under earthly conditions not only contains sinners but may truly be called sinful and have need of repentance.......

Churchless In Russia

As you ,travel through the Soviet Union you will see church after church, but derelict, dilapidated, closed, Until 1958, 25,000 were open; now only about 8,000 churches remain......

Because Of His Well-founded Accusations Of Illegal...

Two young priests who wrote similar letters in 1965 have been suspended. Some lavfolk, including those who objected to closure of churches and monasteries, have been sent to......

Disablement Week

Now that Disabled Week is with us, may I be permitted to say a few words. First of all, let me say to those who are handicupped to use every means at their disposal to......

Mystical Lay Order

In connection with the very recent discussion on the need for a "Mystical Lay Order," it is perhaps fair to mention the newly-arrived (in this country), 'Ecumenical Associa.......

Ciir And Immigration

May 1 reply to Mr. Biggs Davison letter in the Catholic Herald of March 2. I am sorry he should feel this way about C.I.I.R. but 1 welcome the opportunity his letter gives me to......

Jews Andpersecution

Now that Mrs. Meir has insulted the Pope (the Daily Telegraph gave a fuller account than did the Catholic Herald it seems a good moment to ask some questions and lace some......

Theatre Aims

May I support Miss Sterlini, (March 2) in her plea that we Catholics keep Mistress of Novices on the stage of the Piccadilly Theatre? George Bernard Shaw, writing of the aims of......

Thank You For Forwarding The Many Letters From Readers Of

my recent articles in the Catholic Herald, most of whom seem to agree with Cardinal Heenan's recent warning that Modernism is once more a serious threat to the Church. Certainly......

Paul Johnson

Mr. Paul Johnson (February 23) has found a safe and easy pulpit in the Catholic Herald for his philippics. (No Bernard Levin in the con gregation!) He is sometimes amusing; far......

Moral Standards

I'd like to add my opinion on the subject of freecontraceptives. Contraceptives are nothing else but some means for preventing pregnancy. If there is evil in them it is just a......

Poverty

Quite a few people respond to the Church's recommendation that we go to Mass daily if we have time, but hardly any, it seems, respond to something else which the Church......

Schooling Standards

When one speaks with moderates l'rom Northern Ireland, whether Catholics or Protestants, one finds that the future of the children, brought up in such an atmosphere of......

Easter Cross

Readers might be interested to hear of the Newman Easter Cross Pilgrimage to Walsingham. Easter Cross grew out of Student Cross, but is for people who have only time for a long......

Imprimatur

The granting of the Imprimatur seems to have become subject to some strange vagaries judging by the example you cite (February 23). One realises that the whole of Canon Law is......