Part 1 - The Catholic Women's League's "M" word response [form letter to MPs]

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GB ARCHON 2913 CWL-01-02-5-1


The Catholic Women's League's "M" word response [form letter to MPs]


  • 21 May 1999 (Creation)

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Founded by Margaret Fletcher (1862-1943). In 1906 a national Catholic conference was held in Brighton, and permission was given to distribute a pamphlet about the proposed league. By 1907, the Catholic Women's League had held its first general meeting under the presidency of the Archbishop of Westminster, and has sent from there a message of filial homage tp His Holiness Pope Pius X and received through Cardinal Merry del Val the Holy Father's affectionate blessing.

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Objects to the undermining of the institution of marriage. Indeed the "M" word seems to be removed by the government in an "Orwellian revision of social history". Five paragraphs argue that this has to stop and that marriage provides a stable environment for nurturing a child. Requests MPs to pay heed and follow CWL members' example.

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