10th July 1970

10th July 1970
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8,000 At Becket Mass

By a Staff Reporter ABOUT 8,000 latter-day pilgrims celebrated the 800th anniversary of the martyrdom of St. Thomas a. Becket with a Pontifical High Mass in the precincts of......

Britisii Troops Accused Of Bias

Catholic anger over arms search tactics BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT R ELATIONS between the Catholics of Belfast and the British Army, hitherto. marked by confidence and......

Anniversary Mass For Pope Paul

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE Apostolic Delegate. Arehbishop Enrici, concelebrated Low Mass with 18 bishops at Westminster Cathedral on Tuesday everking to mark the seventh......

The Catholic Herald And Our Readers

W E apologise to our readers and advertisers for the non appearance last week of the CATHOLIC 1-11.aton. This was due to industrial trouble, completely beyond our control, at......

Appeal For Ban On Arms To S. Africa

BY A STAFF REPORTER A N APPEAL to the British Government not to supply South Africa with trms has been made by Pax Christi, the International .Catholic Movement for Peace,......

Pope 'did Not Kno W '

guests were rebels By ALAN McELWA IN in ROME and a Stair Reporter V ATICAN observers were suggesting this week that the Pope may not have been aware he was receiving three......

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S. Vietnam Prisoners 'in Cages'

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A N American reporter, Mr, Don Luce, of the Ecumenical Press Service, affiliated to the World Council of Churches, has managed to visit the South......

Pope Meets New U.s.

envoy MR. HENRY CABOT LODGE, the first official U.S. envoy to the Vatican for 20 years, conferred for 40 minutes with the Pope on Saturday on war, peace and the fate of......

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Alan Mcelwain's Rome Diary

THERE IS CONSIDERABLE speculation here over just how the Pope proposes to go about turning the Church into the "Church of the Poor." He said recently that he was working on......

Pope's Reforms Of Vatican Finances

rities at the Sacred Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples, the Church's missionary headquarters in Rome, urging then to support the move to gel Pope Paul to Port......

Yet Another Way To Slim

by PAULA DAVIES T HERE is something about summer and holidays that, could they manage it, the overweight would shrink from. Brief swimsuits or gossamer-fine dresses somehow......

Vocations

Prayer 2 A PRIEST, boarding a has overheard a child say: "Mummy, what is he?" The reply was pithy: "He's a man who prays." Properly interpreted, it is quite true and applicable......

Leaders Of Renewal

A MID the controversy raised in Birmingham recently by the Catholic Renewal Movement's initiative concerning family planning, a change-over of chairmen has all but escaped......

Bishops' Engagements

Bishop Guazzelli, Auviliary of 'Nestminster-Saturday: Ordains offiest. SS Michael and Martin. Hounslow. 4, Sunday: Mass and Confirmation, 55. Mary and tyfichael. Commercial......

Conning Parents For Shelter

"CINE of the biggest con • -• tricks on parents of all time." That is how Liz Wills of Shelter describes the idea of those sponsored walks which have raised well over £250,000......

The Pen May He Mightier Than The Sword, But Journalist

Richard Cohen is obviously (tinting al the hest of both worlds. His prowess with thr sabre has earned him a place in the British team at the Edin• burgh Commonwealth Games next......

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Uglier And Uglier

T " situation in Northern Ireland gets uglier and uglier. The law of the gun on all sides is in danger of becoming the law of the land and there seems little likelihood that the......

Ian Paisley Erupts Like A Moose In Pain

by Norman St. John Stevas - IN' Northern Ireland events continue to unfold with the relentlessness and grimness of a Greek tragedy, Killings, riots, bloodshed have marked the......

A Chaplain's End Of Term Report

By Fr. Crispian Hollis I T isn't only schoolmasters who look forward to the ends of terms. University chaplains sometimes share those yearnings too. Summer terms, in ways......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater Permanent revolution ISTEN now, all ye make celibacy optionalists, to Fr. Philip Berrigan, one of the famous Berrigan priestbrollhere in U.S.A. both......

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When Is A Person Truly Dead?

I N the article of June 19 -R "Surgeon's Plea for New Law on Transplants" the question is posed: ". . . what does 'dead' mean?" It is important that we find an acceptable......

Working For Music In The Dioceses

AI R. M. J. LANDERS, in his letter of June 26 suggesting how to get good music in church, says: "What we need is a properly financed Music Conrunission in each diocese able to......

Delusion Of Choir-loft Mentality

I NEVER fail to be incensed - 0 by the rambling, ineffectual articles in the CATHOLIC HERALD On church music. Kevin Mayhew (June 19), with his choir-loft mentality, is......

Belonging To Christ

1 HAVE every sympathy with D.G.G. in his letter of June 19 about Fr. Michael Richards' article of May 22 — "Christ, not the Church." However, with all due respect, I feel that......

Thoughts Of Sex

QUESTION and ANSWER Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question—Why are any thoughts of, or desire for sex labelled "sinful" by the Church? Sex is an integral part of human nature.......

This Is Why I Demonstrate

W ILL you allow an Anglican with strong affinities for the Catholic Church in its humanitarian aspects to make a reply to Norman St. John-Stevas and Messrs. Patrick Wall and......

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Mrs. Whitehouse Must Go

by H. R. F. KEATING M RS. WHITEHOUSE must go. I have just spent three-quarters of an hour watching her put her views on the box (no bad witness stand) and there is my......

G.b.s. And A Very Long

hangover from Dublin by LIONEL HARROWITZ Shaw An Autobiography 18561898-by Stanley Weintraub (Max Reinhardt 63s.) The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw Collected plays with Prefaces......

The Gospels In Jewish History

by Fr. F. C FULLER, Ph.D. Jesus by David Flusser (Herder & Herder 45s.) T HIS is a fascinating study of Christian origins by Professor David Flusser of the Hebrew University in......

Martine Legge

An explosion of cooks! The Cheese Handbook by Bruce H. Axler (Cassell 30s.) Japanese Cooking by Peter and Joan Martin (Andre Deutsch 35s.) Cook Ahead by Stella Atterbury......

Bridging The Generation Gap

-by Freda Bruce Lockhart D H. LAWRENti. can • by now be regarded as a bridge between the generations, between the respectability of the Forsytes and the "X" films of today.......

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Renewal Group I! Backs Birth Control Advice It

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE Catholic Renewal Movement decided at Birmingham last week to distribute 100,000 leaflets suggesting that Catholic families whose consciences allowed it......

Charities Must Avoid Politics

A WARNING is given by the Charity (ommissioners in their report for last year that if trustees "stray into the field of political activity their action will be in breach of......

Family Summer Sciiool

1-_. school ecumenical summer school for families, with separate programmes for adults and children. is to be held at Bishop Otter College, on the outskirts of Chichester. from......

Obituary

Bishop Otto Spiilbeek of Wissen. the only Catholic diecese entirely in East Germany, aged 66. He was appointed Coadjutor Bishop of Meissen in 1955. and succeeded Bishop Wienken......

Mill Hill 'renewal' Chapter

QIXTY members of St. " Joseph's Missionary Society (Mill Hill Fathers) from 21 areas of the world arc meeting at St. Joseph's College, Mill Hill, in a General Chapter to discuss......