12th December 1969

12th December 1969
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Churches Continue Biafra Aid Flights

BY A STAFF REPORTER JOINT CHURCH AID decided this week to continue its airlifts to Biafra despite a warning from the World Council of Churches that the.aid might be prolonging......

'mixed Marriages Main Strain With Rome'

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT THERE was no point at which relations between the Catholic and Anglican Churches were more strained than on the subject of mixed marriages, Dr. John......

Germ Ban Moves Welcomed By Pope

From a Rome Correspondent T HE Pope on Sunday welcomed moves by the United States and Russia aimed at achieving agreement on the banning of chemical and biological warfare......

Brazil Archbishop Put Up For Nobel Prize

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A PETITION nominating Archbishop Helder 'ainara. Archbishop of Olinda-Recife, Brazil, for the Nobel Peace Prize has been signed by more than five......

Results Of Religious Decline

By a Staff Reporter T HE theory that today's sexual freedom is due to the decline of religion is undoubtedly true, Cardinal Heenan said at the Watford College of Technology last......

Muggeridge Appeal Brings In £2,000

J UST over £2,000 has been subscribed by CATHOI I ERA ID readers to Malcolm Muggeridge's 0,000 appeal fund to buy an ambulance for Mother Teresa in her work among the lepers of......

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Results Of Religious Decline

Was it moral for our community to strive and strike for a higher standard of living while millions of the world's citizens are starving? Was it moral to spend on a moon trip a......

Housing Society Seeking Volunteers For New H.q.

BY A STAFF REPORTER THE Catholic Housing Aid Society is inviting volunteers to work as interviewers, receptionists or leipS at is - new 'ice , . at la The Boltons, South......

Cardinal To Lecture At Canterbury

CARDI NAL HEENAN and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Ramsey, will be among the lecturers at a month-long ecumenical summer school to be held at Canterbury next July. Both will......

Irish Offered Reduced Fares To Britain

R EDUCED fares from Ireland to England at Christmas are offered by Aer Lingus in a message being sent to Irish people living in England: "If you cannot go home this Christmas,......

1970 C.t.f. President

The 1970 president of the Catholic Teachers' Federation is Mr. Cedric Frank, M.A., Senior Lecturer in Divinity, at La Sainte Union College of Education, Southampton. Mr. Frank,......

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Leaders In The Roughest World

P UT together, they looked like two of the Seven Dwarfs: short and slightly mischievous, broad shoulders in both senses, generally gnarled and gnomic. Both lived embattled......

Paula Davies

John without his mother T HREE days after he entered the residential nursery, 17-month-old John was clutching a huge teddy bear for comfort. After nine days there John had......

Vocations

The priesthood the signs: 4 T HE Council also stipulates that a candidate for the priesthood must have good physical and mental health. (Decree on Priestly Formation. Para. 6.)......

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Our Striking Teachers

'T HERE are some jobs, or occasions within - 11 jobs, which seem of their nature to exclude the right to strike. By becoming a doctor or a key worker in a power station, one......

End Of European Ice Age

THERE is nodoubt about it: Europe is on the move a g ain, propelled forward by the success of the Summit conference of the Six at The Ha g ue. French policy has chan g ed......

My Sacrifice And Yours'

Fr. Richard L. Stewart, Professor of Theology and Liturgy at St. John's Seminary, Wonersh, replies to the controversial article we published on November 28 Asks Hugh Ross......

Peanuts Payment

In fact, a golden opportunity was lost. Here, for once, was an intelligent body of men and women with an almost unassailable grievance and a classic opportunity to show how......

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Braine's 'selective Indignation' Of Orthodox Right

A LTHOUGH the general danger to which he calls attention is a real one, surely Mr. John Braine (December 5) has merely substituted the "selective indignation" of the Orthodox......

Right To Live As A Nation

I CANNOT see the point of British official policy over the Nigeria-Biafra conflict. If the general principle of maintaining the artificial unity of all African states and......

Six Points On Church Schools

W T. GLYNN (November • 21) is entitled to call our Voluntary Aided schools State schools—they are largely financed from the taxes and the rates—but most people call them Church......

The Wider Role Of Marriage

T HE difficulties which beset the teachings on contraception and natural law are well illustrated by Mr. Ombres (December 5), He states that organs of reproduction must......

Need Of School Counsellors

H AVING recently taken over the running of the course for the training of school counsellors at Exeter University, I was delighted to read, in your issue of November 21, of the......

Silence Of Bishops And Clergy

1 . I SHOULD like to thank you whole-heartedly for publishing the splendidly forthright article by Hugh Ross Williamson (Nov. 28.) It was a relief to see at last brought into......

Forgiveness

I N answering a question concerning the immaculate conception of Mary, Fr. John Symon writes (December 5): "As we know, in the case of other members of the Church, original sin......

Sad People

T HERE are 1,400 Polish refugee patients , in psychiatric wards in hospital in this country. Many fought with us during the war. All through the year the Association of Friends......

Abortion Law

I THINK Norman St. JohnStevas should be thoroughly commended for his efforts to get the inhuman abortion law amended, if not removed from our Statute Book altogether. Although......

A Better Deal

I WOULD like to comment A on P. J. Barnwell's letter of November 28 on immigrants. What Mr. St. John-Stevas. Cardinal Heenan and the Archbishop of Canterbury do not realise is......

A Disgrace

D ESMOND ALBROW'S article (Nov. 14) on the Springboks tour was a disgrace to Catholicism. James Moran Bradford....

Fallacious Thinking On How Charity Should Work

A L T Mass this Sunday the celebrant bade us show our "concern" for the universal poor. He asked us to show the charity that begins at home at the retiring collection by the......

The New Rite

F OR the hard-of-hearing, like your correspondents Mrs. Lucy Geddes (November 7) and John Bridge (November 21), Geoffrey Chapman is publishing at the beginning of next year a......

Banished To Crying Room?

T HANK you for publishing Patricia Deady's thought ful letter of November 28 in response to Mary O'Connor (November 21). Truly, Cardinal Heenan's considerate and loving......

Freedom Of Conscience

QUESTION and ANSWER Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question — What is the basis Of your Church's rigid approach to the question of mixed marriages and is there any chance that it......

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Back To The Bible

by MICHAEL HARDING The Passion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ by Pierre Benoit, 0.P. Marton Longman and Todd 50s.) ' p is is a work of Christian Scholarship. The result of......

Divine And Human

God and Man by Edward Schillebeeckx, 0.P. (Sheed & Ward 60s.) FR. SCHILLEBEECKX, as many readers of the C.Antottc . HERALD will know, has been regarded in ultraorthodox circles......

Fanatics' Foe And Ireland's Friend

by H. MONTGOMERY HYDE The Chief Secretary Augustine Birrell in Ireland by Leon O'Brion (Chatto & Windus 42s.) AUGUSTINE BIRRELL was perhaps the most urbane. sophisticated and......

The New Liturgy

GEOFFREY CHAPMAN LIMITED are publishing three books which will be of timely help to Parish Clergy in presenting the new Liturgy to their people. They deal in diflerent ways......

Catholic Publishers-4 Gill And Macmillan

Two old traditions and one new house W HILE the house of Gill and Macmillan is less than two years old, it nevertheless combines the names, traditions and publishing experience......

F Or Many People, The Names Of Michel Quoist And Gill

and Macmillan have become coterminous. And while it is a very dangerous practice to try and build a publishing house on one author, nevertheless the books of Michel Quoist have......

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Outrageous Carry On Series

O NE of the most unedifying, least inspiriting features of the London film scene is the ragbag of rubbish dumped on us shortly before each Christmas as first signs of the......

:hristian Angle On Newsy Topics

HATE to welcome a new religious programme to .t box. This is. of course. for good and sufficient reason it I feel on the whole that igion should not be cornrtmentalised to a......

Shooting The Film "the Miracle Of Lourdes," Which Has Been

produced in colour with sound track by the Handicapped Children's Pilgrimage Trust. Copies of the half-hour, 13rnm film are being lent by the trust to schools, parish societies......

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An answer to Hugh Ross Williamson "he reverently consumes both parrs of the Host": but the new Ordo is very consistent in using the word panis before the consecration, and......

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Communists Provoking Church-state Rift

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT WHILE Communists in Uruguay are pressing for a Church-State confrontation by trying to capture "dissident Catholic groups," Catholics as a whole......

Reflection Waiting -3

F OR people who lived through the war, the words "delayed action" have a sinister ring. They remind us of bombs which went off only some time after hitting the ground. They used......

Pope Condemns Moral Poverty Of Modern Life

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT HE "sensual and sexual degradation in modern life" was sharply attacked by Pope Paul on Monday. Giving a special midday blessing to the crowd in St.......

1-1c?cof Freer Church In Spain Under New Concordat

A FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT NEW agreement recognising a "more independent" Church in Spain is on the way, according to the president of the Spanish Bishops' Conference,......

Pinkville War Trial Welcomed

T HE decision by the U.S. authorities to bring soldiers to trial for war crimes in Vietnam has been welcomed by a Vatican newspaper as a "completely new event" in a world where......

Swiss May' Lift Ban On Jesuits

TES UlTS may soon be allowed once more into Switzerland after an absence of 121 years, if a Swiss governmental recommendation, contained in an official report, becomes law.......

Cardinal Gilroy Ordered To Rest

C ARDINAL GILROY of Sydney has been ordered into hospital for a rest. His secretary said that he was not ill, but very tired after 'his recent visit to Rome....

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Tv Can Be Power For Good, Says Delegate

A N immense field open to radio and television consists of the social, spiritual and moral problems of the whole world of the family of nations, said the Apostolic Delegate,......

The Fourth Man

NO ONE in the Church had a monopoly of the Holy Spirit, neither bishop nor undergrounder nor theologian. The deepest source of the Church's unity was not structures but "the......

St. Joan's Alliance To Launch Branch In N.w. England

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT S TEN to launch the first regional branch of the St. Joan's Alliance in this country will be taken at an exploratory meeting to be held at the......

Princess Anne To Hear Camp Survivors ' Songs P Olish...

musicians who are survivors or children of survivors from Dachau, Ravensbruck, Auschwitz and other Nazi concentration camps are giving a concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall on......

Canons Regular Chapter

viFTEEN delegates from Italy, France. Peru, Canada and England will gather at Harlow New Town, Essex. on January 11 for the second session of the general chapter of the Canons......