5 APRIL 2003, Page 33

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From Mr C.D.C. Armstrong Sir: Paul Johnson (And another thing, 22 March) writes that when he was a pupil at Stonyhurst all the employees 'were Catholics from birth'. Surely he means that they were Catholics from baptism?

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