11th July 1947

11th July 1947
Page 1
Page 1, 11th July 1947
Close

Page 1

Czech Press Opens An Attack On Catholics

Bitter attacks have been made recently in the CzeChoslovak radical Press on Bishops, Priests and Catholic institutions in Slovakia. These attacks have received impetus from a......

12 Years For Another Slovak

Priest The Rev. Francis Jankovitch has been sentenced to 12 years' imprisonment by the Communistdominated National Court of Bratislava, Sovakia. Fr. Jankovitch is parish......

New French Saints Fought The Godless Revolution 1

Two new French saints were canonized on Sunday last, July 6, in the Basilica of St. Peter's : St. Jeanne - Elizabeth Bichier des Ages and St. Michel Garicoits. St. Elizabeth......

Catholic Party For Hungary

Fr. Istvan Balogh, formerly Secretary General of the Hungarian Small Holders Party, may form a Catholic Party. This news is contained in a Press Association message quoting a......

The Pope Appeals For " Moral Regeneration "

The Popc appealed for world moral regeneration on Tuesday last, when he granted an audience to the Canadian delegation to the International Postal Union Congress. The Pope said:......

Concentration Camps In Germany To-day Are As Ghastly As...

Swiss Protestant Paper Accuses the Communists Terror methods in some of the concentration camps in Germany to-day are as ghastly as they were under the Nazis. This statement......

Argentine Appeals To All America

The Argentine Government, on July 7, sent notes to all American Governments inviting them to support the principles for peace advocated by President Juan Peron in his world-wide......

The "c.h." Adoption Scheme

Adopters for parishes, schools, convents and institutions still urgently wanted. Parishes, schools, convents, institutions and groups sending parcels of food, clothing, books,......

Deaf Mute Speaks And Paralysed Walks As The Statue Of Our...

Two cures have been reported as the Statue of Our Lady of Fatima has passed through Spain on its way to Rome. A deaf mute recovered hearing and speech and a 60-year-old woman,......

Cardinal Mindszenty Goes Home!

By a Staff Reporter Cardinal Mindszenty, the Hungarian Primate, put foot on English soil for the first time on Tuesday afternoon, when he arrived at Heath Row airport by Pan......

Page 2

Catholics And A Third War

SIR,—I join in this discussion with diffidence, not being the moralist for whom Fr. Gosling asked. But the question of war bothers me : I would like to be sure in my own......

• Xxth Century Church

Sla,—The very interesting and thought-provoking article by Dom Thomas Suavet on " The Church of the XXth Century " prompts me to send you some quotations from this New Year's......

Reconstruction Of Europe Ser, — All Those Who Are Longing...

and regard with horror the coming of another terrible war will rejoice in the article in the Vatican Press. The Catholic Church is a universal Church and lives in a world of the......

Our New Masters Str,—jotter Accuses Me Of Overlooking The...

detail that we and most of our neighbours are virtually bankrupt as a result of the war. In view of the fact that I devoted the greater part of a chapter to this subject I would......

Schola Of St. Michael Sir,—as Hon. Sec. Of The Schola

of St. Michael, may I be allowed to thank " Catholic Layman " for his unsolicited but gratifying reference to the Schola in his letter published by you recently ? When the......

State Regimenting The Child

Sta,—(Miss) Mary A. O'Shaughnessy obviously speaks of the Juvenile Employment Service as it was before the Government accepted the recommendations of the Ince Report. Those......

"too Radical " ?

sat,—I wish Mr. Anton G. Clifford and his Catholic Radicals would come to my parish. They would be welcomed with open arms and given ample outlet for their apostolic zeal. Over......

Apologetics Sir,—may I Warmly Support " M.a. Of The London

University Graduate Association " in his plea for the publication of a cheap and concise apologetics book which could be sold at Church doors or given away free, if some......

1 Points From Letters How Catholics Vote I Am Sery Puzzled

by two statements in the current issue of the " C.H. (1) ". . . the Labour Party to which the votes of most British Catholics go." (2) ". . . those responsible for the editorial......

Answers

I no astonished to find out that there I s more than one way of offering Holy Mass. What about Unity? You are confounding " Unity" and " Uniformity." The Church is " One " and......

Page 3

Back From The Ivth Catholic International Film Congress...

Fr. J. A. V. BURKE, of the Catholic Film Society, writes of Catholic Responsibility • in the * Film World of Today MANY people, hearing of the Film Congress in Brussels, have......

A French Fountains

The proposed restoration of Fountains Abbey lends added interest to the work carried out at Boquen in Brittany. In the autumn of 1936 Dom Alexis Presse arrived at Boquen. He......

Earth And Ourselves

Mint I HAVE just had an enquiry. I about mint. "Hits it," a reader asks, " any curative properties?" For her information I can only quote Gerard, who says that mint juice......

Films By Grace Conway Lesson From Italy Er Has Taken

two years for the Italian film Open City. about the making of which I was able to tell you something last week, to get here. New York has been crowding to see it for the past 15......

New Classification For Films The Commission Of The Fourth...

International Film Congress, dealing with the work of the National Film Centres has recommended that the following system of classification, agreed to he the delegates present......

Feminine Forum Holiday For Orphans 1 °:v Ra A C Y E V I

UP and down the country there are orphanages and institutions for children who have been deprived of home life. Probably there is one in your neighbourhood. What a good idea it......

Art And Society In The Present Crisis

By IRIS CONLAY IT has been a great loss to this country that so little of the work of Gino Severini has been shown, but we may have at leastl an interesting view on the man......

Page 4

The Larger Sacrifice

ONE of the most fearsome things — attached to leadership is the responsibility it fre q uently implies for involvin g others in the sacrifices which the leader feels compelled......

Kailendar July 13-19

after Pentecost. (Green.) Sunday, July 13. Seventh Sunday Monday, July 14 , St. Bonaventure, Bishop and Doctor of the Church. 1274. (White.) Tuesday, July 15. St. Henry I,......

Uestions Of Tin Week

By Michael de la Bedoyere The Problem of Liberating Europe The Problem of Liberating Europe T HE international situation at the present moment is, perhaps, more complex than it......

Catholic Profiles :i I Lord Holden

TO those who consider a Labour Peer somethin g of a contradiction in terms, a Labour Peer who is not merely a Catholic but a convert must be a g rotes q uely confusin g......

Newsprint Cut

E are not quite able to . share the indignation of the Press and many Conservative politicians over the renewed cut in newsprint. The Sunday Dispatch, with claims to be a......

Prisoners May Marry Marry

T HE permission at len g th g iven for En g lish women to marry German prisoners brin g s to an end one of the most dis g raceful aspects of the peace— the ban on......

In A Few Words

Wanted Post-Haste HERE is another irresistible letter, this time from Si g nalman Orri of Abeoku'ta, Ni g eria (H.Q. Coy. 2nd (BN) NR): " I should esteem it a g reat favour if......

Press, Radio, Cinema

I T may be doubted whether Catholics in g eneral have sufficiently realised the profound influence that is now bein g exerted over the minds of men by three 4 g encies, all of......

Page 5

Papal Inter-nuncio For Egypt

As forecast in THE CATHOLIC HERALD of June 6 and June 13, Egypt is to have a diplomatic representative at the Vatican. Communiques issued simultaneously in Cairo and Vatican......

Senora Peron Wins

Radio Vatican, in its German feature programme, "'I he Week in the Vatican," told a good story of Senora Peron and Rome's newspapermen. " In typical American journalistic......

Netherlands News Letter

The Society for Spiritual Renewal of Germany Gets -Down to Work Front Our Own Correspondent Cardinal de Jong has accepted the patronage of the "Catholic Society of Spiritual......

British Catholics Backward In Affairs Of The Cinema I

—SAYS NEW SECRETARY OF 0.I.C.C. By ANDREW BOYLE I wasn't surprised to find that M. l'Abbe Jean Bernard spoke with the self-assured air of a man who knows what he's talking......

Medal For Merit For U.s. Cardinal

The Medal for Merit in recognition for services rendered to the United Nations during World War II was presented to His Eminence Francis Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New......

G.k.c.'s Independent Weekly Ceases Publication

The Weekly Review, which incorporated the titles of G.K.'s Weekly, the New Witness and the Eye Witness, has ceased separate publication as a result of its purchase by the......

American News Letter

Apathy is a Threat to U.S. Labour Movement Not the Communist A.C.T.U. OPPOSES NEW "SLAVE LABOUR" LAW By HAROLD BUTCHER The Associations of Catholic Trade Unionists, and the......

German Youth Visit Romsey

Appreciation of the many kindnesses they had received in this country was expressed by Fr. Paul Biedendieck, who accompanied a number of Catholic members of the German Youth......

Listen To This

CHRISTOPHER HOLLIS, M.P., and Kingsley Martin, Editor of The New Statesman will discuss the implications of American policy for Europe following a report of Mr. Marshall's......

Dr. Tiso's Secretary Escapes With Soccer Player

Dr. Karol Murin, former secretary of the Rev. Joseph Tiso, war - time president of Slovakia who was executed several months ago, has escaped across the Slovak border. Dr. Murin......

Page 6

The Catholics Who Are Being Tested

By W. J. Igoe Whose sad face on the cross secs only this After the passion of a thousand years . . . NINE years have passed since Mr. Graham Greene went to Mexico to write a......

Our Faults And Foibles

Difficulties in Life. By Professor Allers. (Mercier, 12s. 6d.). Reviewed by WINGFIELD HOPE 0 discover that some teasing health-symptom is due to a deep-seated and malignant......

Anthology

UNLUCKY DIP New Road. Edited by Fred Isilarnau. Grey Walls Press, 10s. 6d.). Reviewed by IRIS CONLAY N EW Road is a European version of New Writing and I opened it with high......

Salvation Crusaders

The History of the Salvation Army. By Robert Sandall, Volume L (Nelson, 10s. 6d.). Reviewed by STANLEY B. JAMES NONCONFORMITY in the middle of the last century had lost much of......

Garden

MAKE THE RAIN HELP mIDSUMMER rain seldom comes 'just when we want IL It is doubly necessary, therefore, to make it work for us. Any transplanting or sowing is normally......

Of People

THE BLIND, THE BRAVE, AND THE CELTS My Eyes Have a Cold Nose. By Hector Chevigny. (Michael Joseph, 12s. 6d.). War in Val d'Orcia. By Iris Origo. (Jonathan Cape, 10s. 6d.).......

Page 7

End Windows On Sunday

By a Staff Reporter People knelt on the pavements of London's East End last Sunday, as Catholic hymns were sung in the streets. Over 1,000 parishioners of the blitzed parish of......

Receives Scout Medal

From Our Own Correspondent Over 36 years ago, among the 100,000 Boy Scouts who rallied in Windsor Park for the great celebrations in honour of the Coronation of K......

Front Our Own Correspondent

...

" We Must Go Forward Now"

Cardinal Griffin Speaks at Clerkenwell By a Staff Reporter "It is good for us now to look back to the many difficulties which faced our Catholic predecessors and to see the......

Ireland Gives £5,000 To English Diocese

The people of Ireland have already contributed more than £5,000 which has been sent to Mgr. Amigo, Archbishop, Bishop of Southwark. to restore St. George's Cathedral, blitzed by......

Persons And Places

THE K.S.C. OPENS A LONDON CLUB From Our Own Correspondent Cardinal Griffin will bless and open the new K.S.C. Residential Club in Lansdowne Road, Holland Park, London, W14,......

Notts Ex-servicemen Pilgrims To Padley

More than 200 Catholic ex-Servicemen floin all parts of the Nottingham diocese went on pilgrimage to Padley Chapel, Grindleford. Derbyshire, on Sunday, led by the Bishop of......

Southwark Priest Attacks Child Record Cards

From Our Own Correspondent. "As important as reading the Papal Encyclicals is reading our own Government's encyclicals," said the Rev. J. Crowley, Ph.D. (Burgess Hill) to the......

Teach Your Husbands!

PRIEST'S MESSAGE TO MOTHERS By a Staff Reporter " The approach to the married state must be altered, and the real facts faced. Marriage is a great sacrament to be contracted in......