12th December 1947

12th December 1947
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How Bishop Romzha Died

WASHINGTON....

Shocking Particulars Concerning The Sudden Deaths Of...

of the ByzantineSlavonic Catholic diocese of Mukacevo (Soviet Carnatho Ukraine) and of two priests and two seminarians are now revealed. Accordin g to reports received by Bishop......

Christian Democrats Win U.s. Zone Election

Latest results in Sunday's muni. cipal elections in WuertembergBaden, in the - U.S. zone of Germany, showed that the Christian Democrats lost six per cent. of their votes but......

Mgr. Hughes Hurt In Car Crash

Archbishop Arthur Hu g hes, W.F., Papal Inter-Nuncio to E g ypt, was sli g htly injured in a motor accident at Ismailia on Tuesday last. He was well enou g h to return to Cairo......

Is Inevitable " —says Ssse

`sst General Bor-Komorowski In an exclusive interview with The Catholic Herald, Lieut.-Gen. Tadeusz Bor-Komorowski, former Commander-inChief of the Polish Home Army, leader of......

What We Think

An Historic Date? T HE Communist General Retreat" in France may well mark an historic date in the post-war history of the world. After the Communist failure to con q uer......

Next Week

SPECIAL CHRISTMAS FEATURES will include An illustrated Short Story by FR. BERNARD BASSET. Christmas and the Crisis by FR. CHRISTOPHER DEVLIN. Special Pictures illustrating......

"are You Ready?" Asks The Pope 8,000 Italian Youths...

In an unusually forthright speech last Monday, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Pope urged 8,000 youths belonging to Catholic Action to be ready to follow the......

British Take Bishop's Car

British authorities stopped the official car of the Bishopric of Hanover. in the streets on Tuesday last, and r eq uisitioned it, tog ether with other vehicles. none of which......

Pope Receives Scots Archbishop

The Pope received in private audience M g r. Donald Campbell, Archbishop of Glas g ow, on Tuesday last....

New Canadian Archbishop

M g r. Michael Cornelius O'Neill, Rector of Edmonton Cathedral, Alberta: has been appointed Archbishop of Re g ina, Canada. IC.R.TOGKET CARTOON I...

"preserve Us From A New War"

—GERMAN BISHOPS' MESSAGE TO BIG FOUR The German Bishops have issued a joint message to their flocks and the world on the occasion of the Foreign Ministers' meeting going on at......

Reds Ask German Party Leader To Resign

IP Herr Jacob Kaiser. Chairman of the Christian Democratic Union in the Soviet zone, -was asked to resi g n, on Saturday and a g ain on Tuesday, by Captain Kratyn, Soviet......

The Pope Makes His First

MENTION OF REQUEST FOR DOGMA OF THE ASSUMPTION VATICAN CITY. In a special radio address to the closing session of the International Congress of the Congregations of Mary in......

Important Dispensations In Respect Of The Eucharistic...

granted by the Pope to the priests and faithful of France The dispensations are granted because of the present general condition of the people as the result of hardships......

Cardinal Gerlier Speaks Up For Workers

PAR is. Cardinal Gerlier, Archbishop of Lyons, has issued a very frank statement in connection with the recent French strikes, Disclaiming the role of politician or economist,......

French Cardinal Dies, Aged 71

Cardinal Petit de Julleville, Archbishop of Rouen and Primate of Normandy. died on Tuesday ri g ht after an illness lastin g several days. The Cardinal, who was 71. was ordained......

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Unconditional Surrender

SIR,—There is one point on which I have never been able to convince myself you are right, namely the question of " unconditional surrender" in the last war. I know you can......

What We Owe To Franco

Sur—The recent revelation that it was General Franco's stubbornness that thwarted Hitler's march through Spain to Gibraltar, seems to have been conveniently overlooked by......

Insular Catholicism?

sat,-To my mind British Catholicism as a whole is insular : it appears to reflect the character lot Engtand and not the Universal "Mission of the Church. This may or may not be......

Our Lady Of Fatima Slr,--it Is Reported In The Catholic

Press that two statues of Our Lady of Fatima are at present being carried in procession through various countries of Europe and America to the Eastern and Western borders of the......

Converts Sir,—perhaps Mr. Joseph Peach May Agree That, In...

theology, we should speak of Reverts and not Converts. There being only one Baptism ordained by Christ it follows that any Infant (or adult) who validly receives the Sacrament......

Social Services And Religion

SER,—We will not be saved because as a nation we have advanced social services, nor damned for the contrary. We are not to be judged as nations but as individuals, and our......

The Anglican Illusion

SIR,—Under this heading, which has been discussed for some weeks in your columns, may I put a new query which I hope some ecclesiastical historian will answer for my benefit and......

The Catholic Illusion

SIFL—Whatever be the Anglican illusion, the Catholic illusion is to think that chopping logic ever converted a single soul. Pius XI did not think so, and be advocated charity......

An Atrocity Story ?

sra. — Miss Foss in her first letter claimed to quote a British Officer who asserted that the British attacked the German Army Headquarters, set it on lire, surrounded it and......

Combating Communism

S1R,—During the past weeks I have seen in various Catholic newspapers reports of the threat to the Church from some 3,000 Communist cells, and appeals for the formation of a......

1 Points From Letters G.k.c. Society

It would seem that the keenest interest of Chesterton's life was the Junior Debating Club, and an association on these lines would best serve his interests. The Club could keep......

Answers

Would the Holy Father send the " Papal Blessing" to an " ordinary" couple on their " mixed marriage "? No; the " Papal Blessing," like the "Nuptial Mass and Blessing," is......

St. Jude's Shrine To Be Erected At Jbansi, U.p. (india)

WE APPEAL to all the clients and devotees of St. Jude Maddens, the peat helper in desperate cases, to SEND THEIR DONATIONS, no matter however small, to enable us to raise the......

A Priest Of Your Own

It is not given to every home to count a Priest among its children but every Family can have its " own Priest " by helping a Student on towards the Sacred Priesthood YOU/ family......

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Catholic Herald. Friday, December 12, 1947 3

WAYS OF LIFE The True Life. By Don Luigi Sturzo. (Centenary Press. 1St.) iwo Ways 014 Life, Christian and Materialist. By F. Sherwood Taylor. (Burns Oates. is. 6d.) Reviewed......

In Praise Of Humility

Such is the Kingdonr: Lord Elton. (Collins, 6s.). LORD Elton declares that the only systematic religious instruction he ever received was front his mother. What he learned from......

The Ideal Christmas Gift Is A Subscription To The...

Catholic Magazine 'You will be amazed at the 'immense variety of information contained in it. Every month there is an excellent array of articles of world-wide interest to......

By

U a • Family Matters The Snoek Season T HEYare mi g ratin g here at last, these fierce. pike' like fish from the Southern Seas, but they are coming intins, millions of them,......

Fascism And Democracy Is There A Catholic Middle Way?

b y iiiii Iii,., . ,.,„,. iiiiiiii . iiiiii . a. : Robert E. a Sencourt 1 _ ONE of the most interesting, complex, paradoxical and crucial points Of the vast tragedy which......

Theatre St. Joan Again

SHAW'S St. Joan, which the Old Vie company revives at the NEW, has Celia Johnson as The Maid. Her performance cuts diametrically across Dame Sybil Thorndike's original......

The " Best Bits" Of Bunyan

The Bedside Bunyan. By Arthur Stanley, (Eyre and Spottiswoode, 10s. 64.) EMULATING M. Jacques Cheva lier who set ottt to separate the " gold " of Pascal's Catholic mind from......

I. 11.1 A Fragment Of Glass. By F. L. Green.

(Michael Joseph, 10s. 6d.) is the story of the impact on a metropolitan population of a newspaper comic strip, with cosmic implications. Interesting hut not always clearly......

Films By Grace Conway

Gangster Twilight SP they've seen the red light at last. The Motion Picture Association of America. are going to cut exhibition and production ot gangster films to a minimum .......

Garden

BETWEEN GROWING CROPS A GOOD g arden has little useless ow. W space even nhat, then, of the instructions about dig g ing ? Well, if you have g ot patches clear, give them a good......

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The New Encyclical

I N the encyclical Mediator Dei thc Holy Father has takcn cognisance of the widespread feeling that the faithful of to-day can become to much cut off from the Church's Liturgy......

Mr. Churchill's Six Rohtts

By Michael de hi Bedogere T HE Conservatives are claiming that Mr. Churchill's " SixPoint Policy" answers the demand for a concrete alternative policy to that of the present......

Catholic Profiles 34 Mgr. Thomas F. Croft-fraser

VISITORS to Westminster Cathe...

Dral Last Summer May Have Wondered Who Was The Tall

and somewhat portly grey-haired cleric who occasionally played the part of thurifer at the week-day High Mass and Vespers. Had they chanced to be there on some greater festival......

Latholic Workers' Notebook

RED ELEMENTS THE National Union of General I and Municipal Workers, has suspended various Officers of the Catering Section of the Union, as a result of the findings of the Court......

Your Daily Mass Guide

December 14-20 SUNDAY, DECEMBER 14. 3rd Sunday in Advent. 2nd coll. of the Octave. Cr. Pref. of the Trinity. (Violet or Rose.) MONDAY. DECEMBER 15. The Octave of the Immaculate......

In A Few Words

Prince Philip nNE hears so many rumours, good. bad, and indifferent, about members of the Royal Family (some people have a way of nodding their head wisely about so and so on......

Wise And Otherwise

"Nobody could honestly say that the standard of civil liberty in Yueoslavia to-day especially of judicial procedure-is the same as that enjoyed in England in peacetime. Why......

Aiwywavywny: By Wiremy T ■ Reera All So V•vey.w.dv Aesl :...

meat to-day for this "s' column, as next week brings us to the Christmas number, for which we must all be frightfully cheerful and bright. This week sees most of us busy......

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Schools Not Rateable If Used For Socials

From Our Own Correspondent An important legal issue concerning the rating of voluntary school premises under the Education Act, 1944, has been settled by the West Middlesex......

Student Delegates Visit Paris Despite Strikes

In spite of riots, strikes and currency difficulties, two London Catholic students were able to accept the invitation of the Catholic law students of Paris University to......

Farnborough Salesians To Build New Church

By a Staff Reporter Redecoration of the Church of Our Lady, Help of Christians, Farnborough, Hants, recently undertaken, is being marked with the visit of Bishop King, of......

Youth Mission At Vauxhall

Sunday night saw the conclusion ot a most successful experiment in youth work. It was the final conference of a week's " Mission for Youth," preached by Fr. Dunstan Dobbins.......

Eastern Rite To Be Celebrated At Nottingham

Mass in the Byzantine Slavonic Rite will be celebrated next Sunday at St. Barnabas Cathedral, Nottingham by Bishop Jean Bucko, Apostolic Visitator for the Ukrainians of Western......

The Cardinal Broadcasts

To Portu g al By a Staff Reporter "Devotion to Mary is the most heartening sign of the times," said Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, in a special broadcast to......

London Students Revive Ancient Liturgical Practice

From our own Correspondent Over 80 students from the University of London Catholic Society attended a special " Offertory Procession " at the monthly Dialogue Mass, at St.......

Ealing To Have Independent Priory

The Community of Downside Abbey has decided to set up the Priory at Ealing as an independent Priory, taking its own novices and building up its own life. Ealing will, therefore,......

Mgr. Masterson Pays Visit To Cowley.

Paying his first visit to Cowley since his consecration last March as Archbishop of Birmingham, Mgr. Masterson presented the prizes at the Salesian College, Cowley, Oxford, on......

The Annual General Meeting Of The Catholic Council

FOR POLISH WELFARE will be held at 114, Mount Street, W.1, On Friday, December 19th, at 6.30 p.m. His Eminence Cardinal Griffin has kindly consented to preside. All members of......

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The Cardinal Was Received By King Of Denmark

Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of of Westminster, Was received by the King Frederick of Denmark during his brief visit to that country last week. The Cardinal stayed at the......

Currency Control Brought Into Line With British Regulations

By THE EARL OF WICKLOW Two orders have just been issued by the Government, which bring the exchange control position in Ireland exactly into line with the exchange control......

Listen To This

ST. DAVID'S, the Catholic home for disabled • ex-Servicemen at Ealing, will share with Gifford House, a like institution at Worthing, the Week's Good Cause appeal, which will be......

Cardinal To Visit Australia In May

It is now confirmed by Archbishop Mannix of Melbourne that Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster. will visit Australia next year and will be present in Melbourne for the......

Sir Patrick Hannon Not Seeking Re-election

Sir Patrick Hannon, who has been Conservative M.P. for the Mosley Division of Birmingham for 26 years will not seek re-election at the next General Election. Sir Patrick, who is......

Colonial Office Have I3roken Faith'ags,r

PORT OF SPAIN. Mgr. Finbar Ryan, 0.P. Archbishop of Port of Spain, Trinidad, has strenuously denied inspired rumours that a new plan to regulate the building and maintenance of......

3,000,000 Catholics Under Russians In East Germany

There are now 3,308,668 Catholics in the Soviet zone of occupation in Germany. Of these, 1,155,668 resided in the zone at the end . of the war, While 2,150.000. came in......

New General For Order Of Theatines

The General/Chapter of the Theatine Order announces the election of Fr. John Llabres as PrepositorGeneral; Fr. Julian Androyez as Procurator-General....

Indian Bishop To Open Church Unity Octave In U.s.

Archbishop Mar Ivanios of Trivandrum, India, will open this year's traditional Church Unity Octave in the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. The Octave......

Cardinal Is Robbed Of His Robes

ROME. Cardinal Emanuele Artega y Bettencourt. Archbishop of San Cristoforo, Havana, was held up and robbed of his Cardinal's robes and some vestments and personal clothes by a......

New Statue Unveiled In St. Peter's.

The huge marble statue, 15 feet tall and 18 tons in weight, of the first American saint, Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini, was unveiled in St. Peter's last Monday, by Cardinal......

Five New American Bishops

The Pope has appointed five American bishops, erected a new diocese, Austin (Texas), and made Washington a separate Archdios cese from Baltimore. The new Archbishop of......

Brazil Has A Wonder Working Priest

But The B.B.C: Is Not Interested By a Staff Reporter "No truth whatever " is the B.B.C. reaction to the story, published in the October issue of the Buenos Aires Orden......

Monks Leave Alpine Hospice

For the first time in 1,000 years, the Bernardine monks of Great St. Bernard Pass left their famous Alpine home on Monday last, December 8, and brought their rescue-trained dogs......

Freiburg Nowi Has A Newm-aii House

By Fr. Fabiai. Fl ynn, c p ., Na tional Catholic Welfare Conference repreSentative in the French zone of Germar iy, has been searching, begging.; and buying for ten morIs. The......