Sir, - The late Cardinal Francis Bourne reminded a Cathedral full of
children "kindness is obligatory upon us because God made the
animals and, in a sense, the Fatherhood of God extends also to
It is a matter of regret that publicity is given to the Abbot
Kevin Smith, C.R.P. of the Premonstratension abbey of Kilnacrott,
Co. Cavan (The Universe, 23 March). He is a keen member of
the hunt, and as such sets a poor example to young people who should
be taught to love animals, and not to kill them.
The Universe (6/4/73).