Page 11, 9th March 2007

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The Motu Proprio Can Only Enrich The Catholic Church

By the time you read this article, Pope Benedict's motu proprio on the use of the Traditional (Tridentine) Rite may have been published. Or we may have to wait for months. The......

We Know Not The Hour

It was decidedly inconvenient for Christ to re-appear at the time of the Inquisition, and to perform one or two characteristic miracles, before being wheeled in front of the......

By Fr Tim Finigan Catholic Dilemmas I Had An Abortion

years ago and I heard that this means I am excommunicated. Can I return to the Church? Yes, most definitely. Pope John Paul in Evangelium Vitae (n 99) offered a special word to......

Pastor Iinentus

From the . jagged mountain IVI ontserrat ("jagged mountain") rises 4,000 feet above the plain and is topped by crags which loom over the Benedictine abbey built on a ledge below......

Knocked For Six

From Mr Harry Boyle SIR— How pleased I was to read the Abbot of Downside's Notebook (March 2).1 was particularly delighted with his description of sitting alongside Cardinal......

The Slovenly Language Of Government

From Mr Daniel Mulligan SIR — Michael Burleigh (Interview, March 2) says that the Government bombards us with words, slogans and lies. He is right, I would like to take up his......

Voting For Abortion

From Mr Paul Hickman SIR — Your correspondent Paul Ives (Letters, February 23) rightly draws attention to the complicity of Catholics in the rise of abortion. May I point out......

From Fr Michael 0 . Boy Sir — Commenting Last Week

on our Lenten resource, A Holy Nation, Peter Matthews (Letters, March 2) implies that Westminster's diocesan Agency for Evangelisation has ignored the needs of Visually Impaired......

From Mary Halliwell Sir — I Read With Interest The

article (February 16) about St Wulstan's choir and the follow-up comments from Fr Anthony Davies (Letters, February 23). Fr Davies suggests that the choir may be having a......

Is Professional Music Essential To The Faith? Help For Vips

From Brother Joseph Lavelle FMS SIR — I am glad that my friend, Archbishop Maurice Couve de Murville, has not lost his sense of humour (Feature, February 16). It is sad that......

However You Treat A Religious Story, First You Have To...

From Mr Clifford Langley SIR — It is easy for someone like me who started on a national newspaper in 1967 to look back over 40 years and deplore "the declining standards of the......

In The Line Of Fire

From Miss Katherine Gray SIR — Your leading article (March 2) refers to someone as saying that seeing current operations of the Armed Forces in Iraq and Afghanistan is "like......