11th April 1969

11th April 1969
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Pope Warns Of 'schismatic Ferment'

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT FOR the first time since the Church was thrown into the post-Ecumenical Council crisis, Pope Paul has introduced the word "schism" into an address......

Cardinals Lose Red Ha&

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT P OPE PAUL announced last Saturday that he is ordering Church dignitaries to adopt a simpler style of dress, and is doing away with the red hats......

'bishop Murdered In Soviet Jail'

BY A STAFF REPORTER THE death of Bishop Basil Welyczkowski, C.SS.R., in prison at Lvov, in the Ukraine, after a secret trial on charges of illegal religious propaganda, was......

Vietnamese Priest Dies In Accident

F R. DOMINIC MA! NGOC KHUE, well known for his V igorous anti-Communist leadership and one of the organisers of the mass exodus of Catholics from North Vietnam in 1954, has been......

Priests 'not Neurotic Bachelors'

By a Staff Reporter B ISHOP WORLOCK of Portsmouth described priestly celibacy as "a meaningful offering and sign of our dedication" when he addressed priests of his diocese at......

Bishops Told To Defend Celibacy

From ALAN MeELWAIN in Rome ROPE PAUL understands the sufferings of priests who, "under circumstances which only God can judge," have renounced celibacy, and admits that clerical......

'how Many Believe

in Resurrection?' asks Cardinal BY A STAFF REPORTER CARDINAL HEENAN wrote in his Easter Message, published in the Westminster Cathedral News Sheet: "It would be interesting......

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Two Dutch 'rebel' Priests Dismissed Over Celibacy

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT FR. PEDRO ARRUPE, General of the Society of Jesus, confirmed in Rome on Tuesday that he had dismissed two "rebel" Dutch priests, and appealed to......

W. Germany Plans Synod In 1972

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE West German bishops have decided on a synod of the dioceses of the Federal Republic of Germany in 1972, and not a clerical conference of the......

Catholic Herald 20 Years Ago

April 14,1949 "rr HE outstanding feature of a year in which social service has been one of the main topics of national and local interest is the arrival of the Welfare State."......

Torchlight Run By 85 Teenagers

TRAFFIC in the centre of Warrington, Lancs., was brought to a standstill on Saturday night as a group of 35 boys, 30 girls and a priest ran through the streets brandishing 20......

Spanish Priests Write To Pope And U.n.

ON POLICE BRUTALITY m ORE than 300 Barcelona priests have sent a letter to the Pope and to the United Nations protesting against alleged police brutality. The letter was......

Christ's Heart 'may Have Broken On The Cross'

JESUS CHRIST may have died on the Cross when His heart literally broke in two, according to a writer for the Vatican magazine, L'Osservatore Della Dowen/ca, The writer, Fr.......

'priestly Critics Should Get Out'

A N article in L'Osservatore Romano on Friday intimated that priests who challenged Papal authority should leave the Church. Swiss theologian, Fr. Hans Urs von Balthasar said......

Parents Urged 'use Catholic Schools'

A 1'1 ER a year of searching Chesterfield Catholics have got a provisional site for a comprehensive secondary school, but parents have been warned that this will be wasted......

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Dress Doesn't Make The Man

TT was inevitable that the Church would fall some way into line with the grey age in which we live and reduce the external finery of dress in our bishops and cardinals. There......

Men And Women Let's Compromise

by PAULA DAVIES W OMEN are a damn nuisance. Educate them and look what you get• a lot of inconsequential twitterings and bleatings about their rights and wrongs. In essence......

Ireland's 'state Church' Breaks Up

A S the Irish Times put it thc other day, the Irishlanguage movement has split into "radical and conservative wings." Gone, it seems, is the monolithic unity of the nearest......

'peace' In Malta

W HILE the people of Malta were attending the ceremonies on Holy Friday the Church authorities and leaders of the Malta Labour party were signing an historic document to the......

What The Halifax Is Doing For David Could Set Your Son On...

When you've got big plans for your youngsters, it helps to have a bit of money behind you. And, as thousands of families have discovered, one of the safest, easiest ways of......

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New Bishop Is A 'conservative' But . . .

By Douglas Brown IT is a thousand pities, now adays. that when a mitre descends on an English priest our first question is less likely to be "Will he make a good bishop?" than......

The Pint-sized Prelate Who Fights Injustice

By Hugh Kay O F all the revolutionary themes current in South America. the most authentic on the Christian side is that of a pint-sized prelate who fights for justice in......

Mixed Thoughts On Mixed Marriage

M IXED marriages CAN work (mine has, so far, for 15 years) although their success depends, very much on the strength of mind of the Catholic partner. They are obviously more......

Reflection

by Canon F H Drinkwater 'And in Thy presence rest' "QIIALOM!" says Jesus, suddenly there in the upper LY room, "Peace be to you." No doubt it had been His usual greeting, but......

Opinion

Pessimism of a Pope T HE POPE has seldom used more forceful — some might even say desperate — language than in his Holy Week caveat against rebellion in the Church. Indeed the......

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Answers To A Mass, School & Missal Problem

I WRITE to offer solutions to Mr. Firth's problems posed in his letter of March 28. Since neither a morning nor evening Mass is possible, I would suggest that when he "pops into......

The Right To Kill Murderers

rrHE Church opposes the recent attempt to introduce "euthanasia by consent." I understand that this is held to be against the moral law which requires respect for all human......

Illiberal Leader

I WISH to protest at the illiberal tone of your editorial of March 28 concernin g inter-celebration of the Eucharist. First experiments in Utrecht are not excessive: the......

Parent And Teacher Groups

iv.'. 1 assure T. V. Brime low ( March 28) that I am heartily in favour of parent teacher associations, and consider them of very g reat value. This assurance I can make as the......

'herald' Letters Appal Me

I BELIEVE IN GOD. Full-stop. I'm afraid all the frills and dogma have ceased to perturb my soul these many years. Although nominally an "Anglo-Catholic" I have travelled the......

Bran Tub Or Books Editor?

Y OUR • review of Bernard Wall's "Headlon g into Chan g e" (March 28 ) re q uires comment. not because your reviewer, Mr. Southern, found the book dull and disappointin g......

– Questions 8t . Answers

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question. What should be the correct attitude of Roman Catholics towards the Sacrament reserved in an Anglican church? In what sense should we......

The Sacrament Reserved In Anglican Church

avoid g ivin g offence when speakin g of the Eucharistas celebrated by Protestants or An g lican Evangelicals than it is when speakin g of an An g lo-Ca tholic Eucharist. As an......

Poverty, Aid And Our M.p.s

I HAVE read with interest the vocal battle between Fr. O'Mahoney and Mr. Norman St. John-Stevas, initi ally about the presence of Catholic M.P.s at debates on overseas aid. It......

Cardinal's Guests

D ESMOND ALBROW's paragraph headed "Sorry. we're closed" (March 28 ) reads like Falstaff's "thirteen men in buckram." Only seven of us, not twenty, visited the Cardinal. We were......

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Ambitious, But Not Enough

A TELEVISION opera on the Passion. taking that great fundamental story and transferring it to today. An ambitious project. Yet in the event Good Friday's The Rebel was, I......

Otter The Star In A True-life Story

G AVIN MAXWELL'S captivating book, and the film now• based on it. Ring of Bright Water ("1,1," Odeon, Kensington) should surely strike a decisive blow for the campaign to outlaw......

The Last Of A Preserve

by CHRISTOPHER DELANEY, OSA. TH EOLOGY is not, as is sometimes supposed, the sole preserve of the Roman Catholic Church. What is more, theology is no longer regarded as the......

No Clear-cut Answers

by KEVIN T. KELLY Obedience and the Church by Karl Rohner Ferdinand Fromm Cardinal Suenens and others (Geoffrey Chapman 30s.) IT might seem a happy coin cidence that a book......

Spiritual Sleepiness

by FEUCITY O'BRIEN Meeting God in Man by • Ladislaus Boras (Burns Oates 30s.) BOROS, well-known for his lectures and radio and television programmes on the modern approach to......

The First Of All The 'supremos'

by Sir DESMOND MORTON Wavell: Supreme Commander 1941-1943 by John Connell and Michael Roberts (Collins 45s.) THE outstanding success of . 1John Connell's first book about......

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Divinity Courses Causing Concern

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT MOVES to reorganise the 'basic courses in divinity for the Catholic Teachers' Religious Certificate were initiated at a conference of lecturers in......

Laymen Want To Attend Bishops' Meetings

P RESSURES are mounting in Catholic circles for laymen to attend bishops' meetings as observers, and even to present the laity's grievances there. The idea was being canvassed......

'when Contraception Is Permitted'

A SITUATION in which contraceptives can be permitted in marriage and not be contrary to the teach ing of the encyclical lIttrnanae Vitae is argued by Fr. John Mahoney, Si.. Dean......

People

Mrs. Laura Hurst was presented recently with the Bene Merenti Medal in recognition of 27 years' work for the Sheffield section of the Catholic Women's League and for public......

Obituary

The Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Bucarest, Bishop Joseph Schubert, died last week-end in a Munich hospital. He had to leave Rumania on January 24. From Zurich......