Archbishop Grimshaw of Birmingham is still gravely ill. The Archbishop, who underwent a serious operation in November, suffered a relapse last Friday and was taken to the nursing home at Selly Park Convent where he received the Sacrament of the Sick.
Just before we went to press. a spokesman said his condition gave cause for serious concern. Last Sunday prayers were offered for him at all Masses in a number of dioceses.
The ,Mayor of Birmingham, Alderman L. Price, told the CATHOLIC' HERALD this week that he wished to join with all the people in Birmingham -in sending out sympathy and in wishing him strength of heart and spirit in his great struezle".