The "Pax Christi" movement's French branch has set aside Sunday, May 17. as a national day of prayer md action for peace, with the full backing of the Hierarchy. As in the past two years, parishes throughout the land will take part in this special effort. which is being preceded by a well-directed publicity campaign to make Catholics familiar with its objects.
Meanwhile, the Sacred Congreganon of Rites has granted the request ut Bhhop Theas of Lourdes. National President of Pax Christi." for the celebration of votive Masses Pro pa('e On May 17.