11th September 1970

11th September 1970
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Jesuits Working With Anglican Missions

BY A S1 AFF REPORTER T HREE Jesuit priests and a Jesuit scholastic are now working with Anglican industrial missions in London and Coventry. Fr. Peter Knott, S.J.. who was......

W.c.c. Move To Combat Racialism

Storm on church aid for guerrillas C ONTROVERSY raged in Britain this week over the World Council of Churches' announcement of grants totalling £83,000 to "oppressed racial......

`pious Hysteria'

Mr. Garfield Todd, the former Rhodesian Prime Minister, described the reaction of southern African white churchmen as a "wave of pious hysteria", and went on: "It is time we......

`very Timely'

Anglican Bishop Trevor Huddleston of Stepney commented that the outcry against the W.C.C. was misplaced; the funds allocated were such that they couldn't conceivably be grants......

Rhodesian Showdown Avoided

T HE Rhodesian Government has called off a showdown with the churches over forced segregation of the population into black and white areas by invalidating the September 2......

Radio London Appointment

Mary Craig, a Catholic journalist now working with the Jesuit review, The Month, is to he on the board of the Religious Magazine programme for Radio London. Born in St.......

Cardinal Cushing Resigns

POPE PAUL on Tuesday accepted the resignalion of Cardinal Cushing, Archbishop of Boston, for reasons of age and health. He is 75. Cardinal Cushing. one of the leading Church......

T.u.c. Delegates Told Of 'special Duty'

BY A STAFF REPORTER CATHOLICS had a special duty to struggle against the evil effects resulting from the divisions and distinctions in society, said Bishop Bowen.......

Drugs `scourge Of Our Time'

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT POPE PAUL gave a "severe" warning last week about the use of drugs. which, he said, had become "one of the most baneful scourges of our time." He was......

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Now Bishops May Decide

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT B ISHOPS' or national bishops' conferences may decide the circumstances under which both bread and wine are received in Communion. A ruling in May......

Bishop's Parallel Between Lourdes And Pop Festival

BY A STAFF REPORTER B ISHOP WORLOCK of Portsmouth, addressing the 44th Gilwell Reunion of Scouters this week, said that having recently visited the Isle of Wight pop festival......

Virtues Of The Irish

"THE Irish have an abund ance of supernatural virtues, but they sadly lack the natural ones," said Mr. Con Murphy, addressing members of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in......

Sinister Mike

The judicial inquiry into T. E.'s "Seven Days" programme on illegal money-lending has come and gone to the tune of £200,000, bringing forth the customary to-and-fro conflicting......

Pope Paul Meeting Mr. Peter Matoka, Zambia's New...

New Zambia Envoy at Vatican T HE Church under Pope Paul would continue to give a leadership to the world in an endeavour to bring to an end situations where frustrated men take......

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Focus On Facts And People

Nun's batik paintings A SUCCESSFUL experi ment is to be repeated next week at the Fairfield Halls, Croydon. Last year Sister Teresa D'Cruz, of the Ladies of Mary. became the......

Black Seamen's Friend

T HE hierarchy's official adviser on race relations, Fr. Lewis Donnelly, O.F.M., began a new life this week in which he will live as a layman while remaining a member of the......

Gastronomic Philosopher

THE man who devoted his life to the task of making the British really care about food and wine, Andre Simon, who died last Saturday, believed in looking after the inner man. He......

Old And New In Prayer Book

T HE dwindling band of religious bookshops and repositories will probably experience an upswing; in sales within the next few weeks when the first ordinary Catholic Prayer Book......

Get Your Hair Cut

P UPILS at Austin Friars Catholic Secondary School. Carlisle, will start the autumn term next week with "ears showing and no sideboards or moustaches." Parents have been told......

A Trust For The Housewife

by PAULA DAVIES T HE Housewife's Trust sounds like a cross between a cosy, matriarchal society and a benevolent institution. In fact, it is a little-known but valuable......

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Opinion

LITTLE BROTHER AND THE T.U.C. D ON'T blame the lower paid public servants—even if their threatened strikes disrupt essential services. These men have been taken for granted too......

Has The Mass Been Robbed Of Its Mystery?

MANY people still feel strongly that the mystery has been taken out of the Mass, and with it the whole background and framework, all the atmosphere, which enabled them to pray......

Why We Need The Gimmick Game

By Peregrine Worsthorne C OULD government with too few gimmicks be as dangerous as government with too many? The question intrigues. For some six years before June 18 we had a......

By F. C. Price

Golden Jubilee for 'Gabs' FIFTY years ago this . month seven girls from Mount St. Joseph Convent School, Bolton, went up to Manchester University to continue their studies. To......

Feeling Worthless (2) Reflection

by John F. X. Harriott, S.J. 'THERE are dozens of ways of being a dropout which have nothing to do with being a hippy. It doesn't require a beard and a kaftan to stop playing......

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Why A Four-week Convert Finds Church Changes Heartening

AM a very recent convert—four weeks old in fact. But I know you will pardon me if I put my spoke into the controversy caused by E. Smith's letter of August 7 on fewer converts.......

Why Capitalism?

I is quite wrong to state that 2 "Christianity and capitalism are incompatible", and to say this is not even truthful. Capital is an absolute essential for progress, right from......

Opposition To Zionism Not Anti-semitic

From LADY RICHMOND IT is natural that Zionist sym pathisers should become angry when the points in common between Nazism and Zionism are discussed, but their indignation cannot......

The Editor, Catholic Herald, 67 Fleet Street, E.c.4.

NAIVE WRITING ON BOQUEN MONASTERY T HE article on the Breton monastery of Boquen, by Sister Madeleine, O.S.A. (August 28), is surely the most naive piece of writing since......

The Forces Against Abortion

I DO not think that Mr. St. John-Stevas should write (Aug. 21) that the foundation of the new anti-abortion society. Life. is "dividing the forces of righteousness", since to do......

Enemy's Role In Luther's Table Talk

M AY I suggest that those who want to have some idea of what Luther taught should read some of his writings? Concordia Publishing House. USA, have published about half the total......

Communion Under Both Kinds More Frequently

I SHOULD like to add my voice to that of Miss Sherriff (July 31 and August 21) in favour of Communion under both kinds for the laity more frequently than is now permitted. 1 do......

Unhappy Play

S HAKESPEARE'S "Macbeth" is considered such an unlucky play that actors are frightened to quote from it or even mention it by name inside a theatre for fear it might bring bad......

Credit To Dutch

IN your editonial on the Dutch Catholics (August 7) you ask where is the Dutch crisis over the need to offload the comfortable burgher's wealth to feed the hungry world. I think......

Magazines

R EADERS may like to mail their used Catholic Pamphlets and Magazines direct to the Foreign Missions. If those who wish to do so will please send me selfaddressed envelopes, I......

Masses For The Dead

we pray both for other men still on earth and for those in Purgatory, he will not allow us to gauge just in what measure our prayers benefit this or that individual. We must......

Question And Answer

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question—Is it fair that some people should have Masses offered for them after death and that others, especially non Catholics, should be deprived of......

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Shreds And Patches Of A Sturdy Beggar

) 1 Jr Christianity by THE EARL OF WICKLOW A Tapestry of Toil by Desmond Morse-Boycott (The Faith Press 50s.) T HE author of this book is known to n wide circle of friends......

Delectable Guide To The Underworld

by DONAL GILTINAN The Assassin by Evelyn Anthony (Hutchinson 30s.) ALTHOUGH in modern spy fiction I suppose it is John le Carre who has done most to dispel the aura of glamour......

Back Through Time

IT'S going to be, if I remember what all those hand-outs said, quite a TV winter for history. For some reason, or none, the powers that-produce seem suddenly to have become......

Sentimental Autumn Journey

PENING credits rather lead us up the garden path for A Walk in the Spring Rain ("A", Columbia), I thought, as I watched Ingrid Bergman at her glossiest and some vaguely autumnal......

Looks At Books

A Gift of Life by Roy Caine (Medical and Technical Publishing, 35s.) Roy Caine has been professor of Surgery at Cambridge University since 1965. In this book he attempts to......

St. Joan Misses Target

T IME has been kinder to St. Joan than to the bulk of Shaw's other dramatic works and we can expect to see many more revivals in years to come. with the offering. Overwritten......

Christian Artists Meet

A RT in everyday life is like salt in porridge, more important for what it brings out than its actual flavour. according to Michael Hattrell, the architect who is one of the......

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Church Feuds Like

`venomous famil y quarrels' BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE centuries-long hostility between the Christian Churches was cornpared by Bishop Harris, Auxiliary of Liverpool, to......

Over 2,600 Families /helped By C.h.a.s.

THE Catholic Housing Aid Society says in its annual report that in 1969 it advised 8,366 families, and had given 2,608 families "the opportunity to enjoy normal family life."......

Bishops' Engagements

Cardinal Heenan of WestminsterSaturday: Opens parish fete, St. Francis School. BuntIngford, 2.30. Tuesday. Presides at Bishops' meeting. Archbishop's House, 11.30. Wednesday:......

Chaplains' Conference

THE QUICK REDEMPTION Q UESTIONS discussed this week by university chaplains of the main Churches in Britain included: Are ministers of religion over-motivated by success and......

Good Home Wanted

Joe (79) is looking for a new home. Every day he is out searching for a room. Somewhere less damp and cold. A home with hot water and a decent lavatory. Unlike the crumbling......