Alive and kicking

22nd September 2000 at 01:00
I WAS disappointed in the comments (TESS, September 15) on the organisation Opus Dei in a report on its role at Oakwood school in Surrey.

It always puzzles me why the secular press resort to the tired old cliches about this international body which, as all those who benefit from its corporate activities know, are totally false. However, I can cope with that.

What I do fid amusing is

the revelation that journalists working for a quality educational journal have "flunked" their research: for their information, the founder of Opus Dei

is Blessed Josemaria Escriva, not Javier Echevarria, who is still alive and, therefore, not

an immediate candidate for

beatification.

Leonard Franchi

Queens Way

Alexandria


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