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300 GERMAN STUDENTS AT FIRST POST-WAR CONGRESS

From a Special Correspondent

The first post-war international conference of Christian students in Germany, conceived by a young German student and organised under tremendous administrative difficulties by the University students themselves, with the support of the British Military Government, has just come to an end.

Held in the historic University City of Munster, from December 31 until January 6, it was attended by over 300 representatives from all German universities in the British, American and French zones, with delegations from France, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark and the British delegation This Christmas the Pope sent of 17 led by Mr. A. C. F. Beales, through Archbishop Godfrey, Lectures in English, French and Apostolic Delegate in Great BriGerman on subjects from social protam, a Christmas gift of £2,000 blems to economic responsibility, for prisoners of war in this country.

discussions in which frank speaking Cheques are being sent to various was applauded and no punches were hospitals and transit camps, and the pulled, meetings with local chaplains money will be used for the purchase clergy, political and academic repreof radio sets, gramophones and sentatives and youth organisations records, games, fruits, sweets and have justified the struggle to bring cigarettes.

The experience of lodging. of GerTowards the end of 1946, the man rations in Munster gave all Apostolic Delegate was able to prodelegates a vivid impression of the cure from Canadian sources large difficulties which Germany faces and quantities of foodstuffs costing over the eagerness with which our con£13,000. The food, at the request tributions to lectures or discussions of His Holiness, was divided equally were received. demonstrates the between needy children in Germany vital need for assistance from Chrisand Poland. Over £63,000 were retian bodies to compensate the youth ceived by Mgr. Godfrey from British of Germany for a decade of isolaCatholics as the result of the 1946

tion from Christian Europe. appeal.

The Pope Sent £2,000 for P.O.W.s




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