11th April 1947

11th April 1947
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I The Last Of The British Servicemen Are Leaving Rome I

—A .Farewell Pilgrimage As we go to press a great pilgrimage of British Catholic soldiers is closing in Rome. They are men of the Allied Occupation Force who have come to say......

The Pope Appeals To Unrra Chiefs

The Pope, welcoming in private audience, on Easter Sunday, high officials of U.N.R.R.A. belonging to delegations which have been holding a congress in Rome, referred to "nations......

Un O. 'rejected Good Friday Meeting

For the second consecutive year, Andrei A. Gromyko, the Russian delegate to United Nations, has proposed that the Security Council hold sessions on Good Friday, and for the......

No Pro-tiso Demonstrations

The Slovak Minister of the Interior, General Ferjencik, has been granted special powers to suppress "illegal demonstrations " favouring the release of Dr. Joseph Tiso, the......

Tito Wants The Church To Stop Preaching Devotion To Our Lady

The much vaunted letter of Dr. Vlado Bakaric, President of the People's Republic of Croatia, one of the federated republics pf, Yugoslavia, which has been publicised by......

Wallace First

I suppose it was taking an unfair advantage, but former American Vice-President Henry Wallace was courteous though cautious when I called on him in his bedroom suite at the......

Americans Want To Help Germany

—Cardinal von Preysing Cardinal .von Preysing, Bishop of Berlin, writing in the newspaper Petrus on his recent visit to the U.S., declared: " The majority of the American people......

Bishop Appeals For Unity Of Germany

" Love of one's country means above all things faithfulness. This can be judged best when misfortunes befall us." So writes Mgr. Flornewasscr, Bishop of Trier, in whose diocese......

World-wide Committee For Re-building Of Monte Cassino

Following the Pope's call to the Christian world to help in the restoration of Monte Cassino, which, he said, " the world owed to St. Benedict " for the great cultural work of......

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The Present Discontent

Si,-1t is singularly unfortunate that Fr. Owen F. Dudley should have made such a bitter attack on the Government, in view of his admitted ignorance of economics and the fact......

Social Credit

SIR,-Fr. Crane's review of Major Douglas' latest economic publications is interesting and his remarks certainly evince conviction by the weight of their reasoning ; but I feel......

Catholic Record Society

SIR, - The Catholic Record Society is anxious to resume and to extend its work of making available for historical study Catholic documents of past days. Though publication......

G.k.c. And Graham Greene

SIR, - Chesterton, it is my opinion, had his head in the heavens but his feet were very firmly planted on earth. If Mr. Igoe s brilliant " analysis of the Catholic novel and......

Catholics And Russia

Sta,-Mr. Henry Coldham asks " Does anyone really consider that the policy directed by President Truman Is either intended or likely to achieve the rule of Christ on earth?"......

The Heading To Mr. Bernard Wall's Letter Last Week Should...

Classification." THANKS FROM GERMANY STR,-May I be allowed to express my deepest gratitude for the numerous answers and gift-parcels in the relief work for Germans, after Fr.......

Points From Let Iers

Anglo-Italian Families' association Will you allow me to bring to the notice of your readers the recent foundation of the Anglo-Italian Families' Association? Being myself the......

Answers

Must the witnesses " at a " Mixed Marriage " be Catholics? Yes: unless the ordinary, for grave reasons, should otherwise permit. (Holy Office : 1891). May a non-Catholic......

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By R. P. Walsh

THE Labour movement in Great Britain will long remember Miss Ellen Wilkinson. It will not remember her so much as the marcher from Jarrow nor as the Minister of Educution. It......

-; Catholic Profiles" This " Paternoster " (four And Six)...

placed one critic in a fix... He'd looked intently at the face Of every " Profile"; but - as space Is short, and each has had " a spot "Together he must lump the lot; And so,......

Books Received I

Whitakers Almanack for 1947 (79th edition) complete edition, 12s, 6d.; shorter edition, 7s. 6d. Library edition, with maps, 25s. The scope of Whitakers may be realised by the......

Theatre A New Othello

A NOBLE performance, dignified throughout in movement graceful, in speech, musical and unhurried, speaking of soldiery with the subtle ease that disguises calculation. Mr. Jack......

Earth And Ourselves Cuckoo Superstitions

APRIL 14th is called First " Cuckoo Day in Sussex, but a year or two ago this bird broke his record here by calling on April 12th, the earliest date on which I remember hearing......

Puzzling Pilgrim Of The Absolute

Leon Bloy: A Study of Impat'ence. By Albert Beguin. (Sheed and Ward, 12s. 6d.) Reviewed by BERNARD WALL THIS is a short life of Ldon Bloy for English readers, followed by......

Garden

SHARING SHELTER nARDEN frames and cloches are in full use as we try to speed the seedlings and close the food gap. At this early season every cloche should house about three......

An Australian In India. By Right Hon. R. G. Casey....

Mr. Casey, who was a Minister of the Crown during the War and a Governor of Bengal, has naturally a very great deal of value to say about such subjects as Politics and......

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The Low Week Meeting

E VERY year the Archbishops and Bishops of England and Wales meet together in conference during Low Week. This conference does not hit the headlines of the Press as do so many......

Uestions Of The Week

fly Michael de la Bedoyere De Gaulle Returns GENERAL de Gaulle presents himself once again as the saviour of his people. Even for those who are most aware of France's need of......

I Catholic Profiles : 98

COMPTON MACKENZIE TO be unfair to Compton Mac kenzie would be the easiest writing task in the world. A glance at his roots, at his colourful and many-sided career, and at the......

A Layman's Pulpit

The Jerusalem that is Above T HE destruction of Jerusalem in...

70 A.d. Brought To Light The Fundamental Difference...

and Judaism, as revealed in the events celebrated during the present liturgical Season. Even the loss of the Temple and the cessation of its sacrifices, hitherto the centre of......

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The Cardinal Threw The Ball

Cardinal Griffin threw in the ball at Mitcham Stadium, here, on Monday, when Cavan retained the Owen Ward Cup by defeating Kerry (All-Ireland champions, 1946) by one goal,......

Catholic Herald. Friday, Aprii 11, 1947 5

MEDICINE ISSUE IS RAISED AGAIN Middlesex Council Has Its Troubles The question of the charge of El per head per annum for medical services for children attending non.......

Notts Servicemen Will Be Remembered

A memorial including the names of all Nottingham Servicemen who died in the two wars will be erected in St. Barnabas Cathedral. This was decided at the annual general meeting......

Bulwell Heard Bells On Sunday

Bulwell Catholics on Sunday beard bells pealing from the campanile of their parish church, which is dedicated to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour. But they were not rung by a train......

Movies And Music To Aid Religious Teaching

Movies, Plainsong choirs, dramatisations of the Sacraments, and models are a few of the features of an Exhibition of Teaching Aids to Religious Instruction, which the......

F,aster's Challenge

—THE CARDINAL " Who could imagine that 12 simple men would win the world for Christ? Like the Apostles we can share in that great work of winning our country back to him. Here......

Our Success Is Up To The People Of The Parishes

Councillor Burns Reminds Londoners Of C.P.A. Duty Far-reaching proposals for reorganisation and a new long-term policy for Westminster Catholic Parents' Association were put......

Lancaster V.g. Is 50 Years A Priest

Besides congratulations from clergy and laity all over the diocese and other parts of ale country, a special message from the Pope and a telegram of congratulation and blessing......

Paul At 3 Months Is Y.c.w. Model

By a Staff Reporter How to wash a shirt or a baby, cook a meal, and choose a husband —these are a few of the items studied by the Y.C.W., at Blackpool, last week-end. With the......

Anglican Vicarage Is Mass Centre

A former Anglican vicarage has become a Mass centre at Wye, in the parish of Ashford, Kent. A Mass centre was begun in August, 1945, and the first Mass was said in a private......

I Compton Mackenzie I (continued Tram Page 4) Ow, Then, Can

we sum up this forceful, restless and highly endowed personality? Was Compton Mackenzie, notwithstanding his opportunities, his gifts, and the renown he has acquired from both,......

Ecclesiastical And Other Information

BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westininster: April 15 and 16, Archbishop's House: Presides at Low Week meeting of the Hierarchy, 10.30......

Obituaries

FR. M. HASLAUER, A.A. Fr. Maynard Haslauer, A.A., for 23 years assistant priest at the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green, E.2, died at......

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Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. The Pope has received recently in private audience Cardinals Marchetti Salvaggiani; Carlo Salotti; Carlo Rossi; Mgr. Ruotolo, Bishop of Ugenio;......

Spanish News Letter

Don Juan Not Helped By New I aw Fronz Our Correspondent in Spain The Law of Succession, announced by General Franco on Tuesday last, the anniversary of the Nationalist......

U.s. Government And Mgr. Ste Pinac

In response to a request of Senator Robert F. Wagner, of New York, Acting Secretary of State Dean Acheson has promised that the United States Government will continue " to give......

1 Warsaw Seeks

Understanding With Vatican From a Special Correspondent The Warsaw Government realises now that the denouncing of the Concordat with the Holy See in 1945 was a great error.......

Irish News Leiter

NEW DEAL PLANNED FOR EDUCATION By the EARL OF' WICKLOW A plan has been issued for consideration by the Irish National Teachers' Organisation; it recommends that an education......

Catholic Minister On New Belgian Government

The new situation resulting in Belgium from the alliance between the Socialists and the ChristianSocial Party, was described by M. Paul Strum the Leader of the Catholic Party......