Page 2, 9th October 1953

9th October 1953
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Civic Lay Leaders

General Meeting Suggested (From the Mayor of Southwark) Sta., Extracts from two news items in your issue of October 3, 1953: "BISHOP MEETS COUNCILLORS "Although the councillors......

A Vigilance Committee?

SIR -The letter from Mr. Cyril Clancy in your September 25 issue on "A Vigilance Committee" was deeply interesting to me because, about 1919-1925. I myself was a member of a......

Aylesford Or Cambridge?

Ste,-The question of "Aylesford or Cambridge," as Recordare stresses, matters comparatively little, the important point being that the Scapular Devotion originated in England......

Catholic Women's League

Sra,-It might be of interest to some of your readers that in the City of Granby, Province of Quebec, there is a branch of the Catholic Women's League which is somewhat unique in......

Abbey Donations

Problem for Catholics SIR. -The Press states that the (chiefly Catholic) peoplq of Gibraltar have given a considerable sum for the repair of Westminster Abbey. Contributions arc......

Papacy And Anglosaxon England

Sia,-One of your correspondents requested to know the truth about the statement made by Norman Sykes in an article in the Church Times concerning the Coronation, entitled......

Sex-sodden Newspapers

SIR.-I was pleased to see that several readers have brought forward the necessity for Catholics to keep close watch over the newspapers which enter their homes. This necessity......

P.p.'s View

Sta.-Will you kindly convey to Tim Madden my heartiest appreciation and gratitude. I "love" him every week; in fact his is the first contribution I look at in THE CATHOLIC......

Catholic Spain

Political Cowardice Sist,-May one who, from the very outset of the Spanish Civil War, has never ceased to uphold the justice of the cause for which General Franco stands thank......

Anglican Orders

Sia,-Surely the crucial questions to be asked of our Anglo-Catholic friends are these : Supposing the Holy See were to accede to their request and reopen the question, would......

"apostolicae Curae Of

SIR-Mr. Hugh Ross Williamson's parallel between Dominus ac Redemptor of 1773, which suppressed the Jesuits, and A postolicer Curer, which condemned Anglican Orders, in 1896, is......

Fiddlebacks And Old Lace

Sut,-The letter of your correspondent Peter Anson makes most interesting reading. It is high time some protest was made against the Liturgical "purists" who swoon at the sight......

Adoption

Adding to the Family Si,-I wish to add my voice to that of "Spes Resuscitatus" who says we should encourage more Catholics to make sacrifices to adopt children even in addition......

'uncles' And 'aunts'

SIR,-As one who works with deprived children I have been following the discussion on our own Catholic children in these columns, and should like now to suggest a way in which we......

Foster Homes Individual Problems Sir.-my Husband And I...

correspondence in your paper on this subject with very great interest. In one or two letters it has been suggested that suitable fosterparents are refusing to face up to their......

Points From Letters

Litany of Loretto From time to time letters ap pear the Catholic Press regretting that nowadays the Litany of Loretto is so seldom sung at Benediction. Would not a revival of......

Beau Raing

Sm,-It is surprising to learn that the miracles of Beauraing are accepted as genuine. In Vienna in 1935 I heard a talk given to the St. Luke's Guild of Catholic physicians and......

English Words And Compline

SIR, May I offer another example in support of Fr. Cyprian Rice's contention that where a will exists, a way (to fitting English words to the traditional tunes) will be found.......

Shrines Of Our Lady

Ste,-You say that the old Fernyhalgh chapel "is now embodied in the Convent of the Holy Child." This is incorrect. The building and grounds are parochial property and the nuns......

Stage Career For Catholics

sm-I note with interest the views of the Catholic Education Commission and headmistress of the school towards the stage 'career of a clever child whose heart is in the......

Canonised Married • Women

SIR,-Fxcluding acclaimed saints, like St. Anne, there seem to be' no canonised married women. There are plenty of canonised virgins and widows and even canonised married men !......

Catholic Evidence

Answers to your Questions Is it true that the Church officially claims the right to put heretics to death because they are In error, and the right to be tolerated herself......