14 MARCH 1958, Page 20

Sta,—Mr. Raven states that he is 'a perfectly loyal pagan.'

The Concise Oxford Dictionary defines pagan as 'heathen; unenlightened person'; heathen as `neither Christian, Jewish nor Mohamedan' and 'un- enlightened person.' Is Mr. Raven loyal to un- enlightenment; how can he be loyal to disbelief; or does he think words unimportant and meaningless? if he does not think words important why does he occupy himself putting together meaningless symbols criticising the similar labours of other persons; it seems pointless.

Whatever else may be said about Catholic schools, public or otherwise, no one could pass through their sixth forms without learning to think what they mean by what they write.—Yours faithfully,


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