10th January 1947

10th January 1947
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Some Authorities Treat Voluntary Schools S Cidrella -...

Catholic Teachers Are Dissatisfied With Our Treatment Under the Education Act, 1944 By a Staff Reporter " During the passing of the Education Act we insisted that we were not......

What We Think

CHRISTIAN UNITY WE should like to remind " our readers in good time that the annual Church Unity Octave begins on Saturday, January 18, the Feast of St. Peter's Chair. Now......

Cardinal Frings Calls For Punishment Of Soviet Crimes

" Crimes committed elsewhere must also be punished," said Cardinal Frings, Archbishop of Cologne, in a sermon preached on the Sunday before Christmas, recalling the kidnapping......

Papal Envoy To Visit Abyssinia

Fr. Theodore Monnens, a Belgian Jesuit, reports La Croix, has been sent by Holy See to Abyssinia in order to study the situation of the Church and to further the progress......

Conservative Party Issues Statement On Liverpool Clubs

In reference to THE CATHOLIC HERALD report that the rules of Working Men's Conservative Clubs in Liverpool contain a clause " to preserve the principles of Protestantism," the......

Appalling Living Conditions Breed Anti-clerical Extremism...

From a Special Correspondent The appalling living conditions of so many Italians and the effect of freedom after censorship, should be taken into account in judging the present......

104 Polish Peasant Party Candidates Are Arrested

The Soviet-dominated Bierut Government in Warsaw is making its final preparations for the so-called free elections to be held on January 19, by stifling the only free party, the......

"i Am No Enemy Of Germany"

—Paul Claudel Paul Claude], the famous Catholic French writer and poet, has addressed a special message to Dr. Franz Josef Schoeningh, editor of the new series of the German......

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......

I Midnight Mass At The Catholic Church I N Bethlehem I

By DAVID ABED The Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, Mgr. Louis Barlassina, arrived at Bethlehem on Tuesday, December 24, where, outside the Church of the Nativity, he was greeted by......

German Christian Democrats Invited To England

Jacob Kaiser and other leaders of the Christian Democratic Party in Germany have been invited to visit this country by a number of members of the Labour Party. The invitation is......

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Catholic Ex-servicemen

SIR,—It is now exactly two years since you very kindly published extracts from an article of mine headed " Post War Crusade." (I was then serving in Africa). The article was......

Care Committee Sir, — There Must Be In London To-day

many hundreds of Catholic men and women who would like to undertake some form of practical Catholic Action. I have often, after meetings or discussions, heard the remark, " I......

A Social Catechism Sir,—i Strongly Support The Suggestion...

by Mr. Bernard Prentis for a simple social Catechism. Its need is imperative and urgent. It must be short and concise, similar to the Penny Catechism. No time is to be lost.......

Amnesty Appeal

Sut,—May I congratulate you for your Christmas appeal ? How comforting it is to think that our British brothers in Christ share the views of so - many Catholics in France, who......

Catholic Papers For The Forces Sir, — Now That It

is possible to obtain a plentiful supply of Catholic newspapers direct from you, I propose to close my scheme of Catholic Newspapers for the Forces. I would be pleased, however,......

Teachers And Parents Sir, — I Save Hesitated Till This

to enter into the controversY between Mr. Burke and Mr. Donnelly and would still not have done so had not Mr. Donnelly misinterpreted Mr. Burke on the subject of the M.C.T.A. I......

Yugoslav Patriots

Sra,—Having been one of Mr. Sudjic's sources of information from Yugoslavia, I am taking the liberty to say something more in connection with his letter of December 28,......

Christmas Cards Sir,—what Do Your Readers Do With Their...

cards ? We can make good use of those of a religious character. Perhaps they would be willing to send them to us when they have finished with them. G. KiERAN, Chaplain. St.......

' Points From Letters Lord Howard Of Effingham Your...

writes: . . . " It would, no doubt, surprise the uninformed playgoer to be told that a Catholic Admiral defeated the Armada." In my youthful days this is just what we were told.......

Royal Institutions I Agree With Your Correspondent Who...

all nationalised undertakings should have a title showing that the King stands for the nation as a whole, such as Royal Mail, etc., but I trust your correspondent will agree......

A New Catholic Magazine I Am Tempted To Ask If

your correspondents have ever heard of Blackfriars, The Month and The Catholic Gazette, to name but three out of a score of excellent Catholic monthlies published in Britain and......

Lonely Missionaries

The following is an extract from the letter received from a missionary in Africa: a I shall be grateful for the opportunity of corresponding with anybody who is prepared to......

Where Can I Get A Booklet, Published In America, Called "...

Can an American reader help? Is Anna the Prophetess canonised? No. Immortalised as the flowering of the Holy Ones of the Ancient Law. Why is Christ-Mass more honoured than......

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A Year For Unselfish Religion

NE of the few current criticisms of religion which really seems to have something in it is the one that accuses Christianity of inculcating selfishness. To say this as baldly,......

Jewish Fascism

OME of our readers may have been surprised at our pro longed silence about the Palestinian question. The reason for this is (to be frank) that we are scared to mention the......

Questions Of The Week

By Michael de la Bedoyere To-day's Test of Statesmanship mAN'S powers of prediction are very feeble indeed, yet his actions are largely based on what he imagines he can......

Catholic Profiles : 87

LADY LOTHIAN THE Marchioness of Lothian is the wife of Peter Francis Walter, 12th Marquess of Lothian and grandson of Lady Amabel Kerr. She is the daughter of the late......

A Layman's Pulpit

The Hidden Life WHEN we speak of the thirty years preceding our Lord's public life as the Hidden Years, we may overlook the fact that, in the period which followed, Jesus......

Kalendar January 12-18

Sunday, January 12. The Holy Family. (White.) Monday, January 13. Octave Day of the Epiphany. (White.) Tuesday, January 14. St. Hilary. 368. (White.) Wednesday. January 15. St.......

In A Few Words

Crazy AM informed by an excellent source that one of the regulations in Hamburg is that schoolchildren must not walk abroad in crocodile formation. This almost universal custom......