By a Staff Reporter The various diocesan Associations of Catholic Trade Unionists will hold their first National Meeting in Manchester on Sunday, October 5. Two representatives from each of the 26 branches throughout England and Scotland will attend.
Speaking to Mr. White, secretary of the Westminster branch of the A.C.T.U., he said: " There will be no attempt at forming a national organisation, as it is not considered desirable as yet. It is hoped, however, that a liaison committee will be established, which will bring gbout unification of policy in all of the branches.
Groups which have not yet received invitations are asked to get in touch with the conference secretary, 70, Higher Temple Street, Manchester 13.
All Scots Bishops at Consecration Mgr. Matheson, Bishop of Aberdeen, fourth Scottish priest to be raised to the Episcopate since 1945, was consecrated in Aberdeen on Wednesday.
Led by Scotland's two Metropolitan Archbishops, Mgr. Andrew Joseph McDonald, of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, and Mgr. Donald Campbell, of Glasgow, the whole Hierarchy of Scotland presided at the ceremonies. Mgr. McDonald was consecrating prelate.
The Cardinal is Expected Home on Wednesday
Cardinal Griffin is expected to return from his tour in Canada and short visit to the U.S. from New York, on the Queen Mary, due to reach Southampton on Wednesday next, October 1.
The Cardinal will visit Australia in May next year. according to reports from Melbourne.
The Cardinal's visit to Australia will be in connection with ceremonies marking the centenary of the foundation of the diocese of Melbourne, it is reported from that city. It is thought probable that the three Empire Cardinals will be preset..