"Overseas aid battered by storms of cutbacks" by Joe Gunn (WCR, Feb. 13).
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Joe Gunn's article, "Overseas aid battered by storms of cutbacks" (WCR, Feb. 13), is a reminder that government-industry cooperation in the delivery of development aid is not designed with a true spirit and attitude of altruism.
The blood that is shed by each innocent child murdered in the womb stains the fabric of the heart and soul of every individual within the republic where it occurs – even if it occurs under the protection of an unjust law.
Re: "Holy Spirit inspired new Mass translation" (WCR letters, Feb. 13).
I am really impressed with the new Mass. I have been, for a few decades (mea culpa) an irregular attendee at Mass, attendance being a handful of times per year.
In response to your article on the recent purchase of a pipe organ in St. Joseph Seminary (Seminary cuts a deal on an organ, WCR, Feb. 6), I want to express my disappointment at the way the article was written and the slant taken on the information.
I found Father Rolheiser's column, "A Haunting Equation: Suffering Balanced with Joy" interesting (WCR, Feb. 6).
I want to express my gratitude to all those people who have been involved in the process of revising the liturgy. What a huge endeavour and responsibility!
Re: Raeanne Lacoursiere's letter, "Mass Reform is Obstacle to Evangelization" (WCR letters, Jan. 23).
Since the new translation of the new Roman Missal has been implemented, I would like to make the following comments. I think it's time for the Roman Church to recapture some of its traditional devotions/practices.