A proposed California law which would virtually outlaw picketing, and effectively hamper all labour organisational activities, has drawn a vigorous protest from a California priest, Mgr. Martin C. Keating, of Los Angeles.
Mgr. Keating, who directs the St. Robert Bellarmine Guild for Labour and Industry, described the proposed law as " a conspiracy to outlaw labour unionism."
Mgr. de Jonghe d'Ardoye, has been appointed by the Pope to be Apostolic Delegate in Irak, and Titular Archbishop of Mistia. Mgr. de Jonghe d'Ardoye was formerly Vicar Apostolic of Junanfu, China.
As a large and increasing number of young Germans are deprived of their Catholic schools and have, in many cases, to live away from home in barracks, camps, and other institutions, the Bishops have appointed a number of " itinerant priests " who travel from one camp, etc., to another, offering their services to the Catholics they may discover.
Nazis have confiscated the Catholic College of St. Charles Borromeo at Bischoshofen in the Salzburg diocese. All teaching in future will be in accordance with the National-Socialist spirit.
Signor Mussolini and his wife were present last week at the wedding of a relative in the church of St. Joseph where the Duce's daughter, Countess Ciano, and his two sons, were married.