12th June 1970

12th June 1970
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Priests Plan Further Talks After Wood Hall Success

Triumph for moderation in frank debates BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE FIRST national conference of priests in England and Wales, held at Wood Hall Pastoral Centre, near Leeds, last......

' Or Dination

for world role' plea R EVISION of the law of incardination, to allow priests to respond to and serve the needs of the Universal Church. was proposed in a resolution approved on......

50 Catholics Are Party Candidates

BY A STAFF REPORTER AT LEAST 50 Catholics have been nominated as candidates in the General Election, including 27 who served in the last Parliament and have been chosen to stand......

Relief Teams In Peru Need Drugs

BY A STAFF REPORTER C ATHOLIC and other Christian relief teams were among the first to rush foreign emergency aid to the earthquake-stricken areas of Peru. where 50.000 victims......

Brentwood's New Vicar General

BISHOP CASEY of Brent wood announced last week that he has appointed Mgr. Christopher Creede, parish priest of Chadwell Heath, to succeed Mgr. John Howell as Vicar General of......

Lutherans Bar Brazil

ROWING to growing " pressure from many of its members throughout the world, the Lutheran World Federation said on Friday it had decided not to hold its world assembly in Brazil......

Big Changes In Breviary

BY A STAFF REPORTER A N interim version of the new Roman Breviary in English, due to be published in July by Geoffrey Chapman, Ltd., reveals the most radical changes in the......

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Bishop Denounces Jailing Of Nine Basque Priests

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT BISHOP CIRARDA of Bilbao issued a strong attack on the Spanish Government on Saturday over the jailing of nine Basque priests. He condemned the......

Guide To Child Care Service

FrHE Ism structures of the A Catholic child care service are set out in a Dooklet published yesterday by the Commission for Social Welfare of the Bishops' Conference of England......

Threat To Church In Slovakia

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A DRAFT of new direc tives by the Slovak Ministry of Culture, which amount to a timetable for the systematic strangulation of religion in the......

Rabbi Praises Oberammergau Stand

D EP'TEprotests from Jewish organisations from all over the world„ the Oberamergau Passion Play "remains fundamentally hostile to Jews and Judaism", a spokesman for the American......

Religious Teaching Must Link With Life Mr. Short

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE dominant theme of ail research into religious education was the need to link it with life situations to make it meaningful to the pupil, said......

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PRIESTS' CONFERENCE the principle of co-responsibility at parish level." Curates should not be regarded as mere lodgers in the presbytery, and priests should be entitled to......

Obituary

C LARE SHERIDAN, has died at 84. She was one of the most famous and adventurous women of her generation in the fields of sculpture and writing. She travelled extensively and......

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President Nixon's Man At The Vatican

ALAN McELWAIN'S ROME DIARY THE Vatican is, of course, pleased with the appointment of Mr. Henry Cabot Lodge as President Nixon's personal representative to the Holy See. The......

"i* Really Having A Bee Says Morris West

by JOHN WALSH MORRIS WEST sees his new play The Heretic as a logical step in his evolution as a writer. Based on historical documents, it traces the decline and fall of......

New Concept In Toy Making

by PAULA DAVIES FINGER puppets costing 14s. 6d. for a set of five and a cooker costing £8 15s. are two toys at either end of the price spectrum. Both toys. however, are......

Vocations

The first steps-2 I T is quite possible that one's confessor will be able to recommend a particular diocese or congregation to an 'individual as being really suited to him. It......

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By Norman St. John Stevas

A great teacher and headmaster T HE death of Fr. Claude Leetham—"Claude" as he was affectionately known to all those who loved him—is a serious loss to the Church and a......

Election Darkened By Unwanted Shadow Of Race

by IAN WALLER 4 - 1 TNT1L this week Mr. Heath has handled his daily press conferences. immaculately; not very iespiringly. perhaps. but carefully controlled, lightened with......

Making Your Mark

r is NO PART of the CATHOLIC HERALD'S business to tell its readers how they should vote in a general election. We hope, in fact, that the day will never come when we will have......

The Group That Fights For Human Rights

By John O'Keeffe "THE erosion of support for and belief in Christianity over the last century has prepared the ground for a spate of permissive legislation in the last six......

Friend Of Cardinal Montini

He was a friend of Cardinal Montini, then Archbishop of Milan, and wanted him to come and open the chapel, but again a veto was imposed. In the end the small men brought him......

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Why Catholics Will Not Vote For This Candidate

I WISH that Mr. St. John-Stevas would stop his habit of usin g Catholicism in the interests of the Ulster Unionists. Mr. Stevas has been saying quite a lot about the situation......

Horror At Ban On Prisoners

I T seems amazin g that amon g 1the many indi g nant letters published in your. issue of May 24 no one expresses the concern and horror one would ima g ine any Christian would......

Liberals And Catholic Sociology

A BORTION, euthanasia and JE-Sthe like are not "party political" issues in the sense that the Whip is applied or that they are items in any prog ramme; but it seems to be true......

Barbed Wire Of The Cricket Fields

Naturally there is considerable dismay that the tour had to be cancelled in such circumstances. Such circumstances would never have arisen, if the Council had acted on that......

Further Thoughts On Fr. Mo

IT is not surprisin g that -2Gabriel Fallon (since not so lon g a g o he q uoted approvin g ly in the CATHOLIC HERALO an Irish priest who called for revolution as the only way......

Deg Rees

of infallibility R. CORBISHLEY's admir able able letter (June 5) has explained the meanin g of the "infallibility of the people of God" most lucidly:— that Peter's......

Adapting The Liturgy

QUESTION and ANSWER Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question—The new Order of Mass, introduced at the beginning of Lent, is far too rigid. How should one set about securing the......

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Ecstasy Without Undue Agony

by Sr. THERESA HOAR The Art of Ecstasy by Robert T. Petersson (Routledge and Kegan Paul 60s.) A T first glance I misunderstood the title of this book, taking it to imply that......

Latin

attitudes The Photian Schism by F. Dvornik (Cambridge University Press Library Edition £5) THIS is an almost photogra phically exact reprint of a book that came out 22 years......

St. Teresa Help Me!

"Ifave recourse to The Little Flower of Jesus," was the urgent advice given by Pepe Pins XI to a Missionary in great distress. 111 a lake dilemma with confidence, wc take to......

Man-of-the-worlds Milestones From Baldwin To Heath

by ERIC HARMSWORTH Corridors of Frustration by Sir William Teeling (Johnson 45s.) T HIS book should be a "must" for pre.-election reading, as it strips away much of the......

The Corn Is Green

by BARBARA HAMILTON.SMITH Seeds of Change by Lester R. Brown (Pall Mall Press 60s.) "1 - ‘ CO NOMIC development must be kept under the control of mankind"—Pastoral......

The Ideal Piece Of Police Investigation

by H. R. F. KEATING Scotland Yard by Peter Laurie (Bodiey Head 42s.) H ERE is a book that puts us all in its debt. Mr. Laurie is a journalist, and a very good one, and with the......

Matrimonial Cases And Canon Law

by Canon W. P. DENNING Marriage Annulment by Ralph Brown (Chapman 23s.) T HERE is no priest in the country better equipped to write a practical guide to the work of the......

Who Have Genuine Cases—the Rules Of Procedure Which The...

Unlike another recent book on the same subject, this one is entirely reliable, unimpassioned, and uncritical of the law as it now stands. I am however certain that Dr. Brown......

A Practical Answer To Praying

by Sr. M. GILES, P.C.C. Why Pray? by Mark Gibbard SSJE (SCM Centrebooks 8s. 6d.) A s its title implies, this small book is a practical answer to those who, even perhaps while......

Books On Trains And Herbal Gardens Saint Andrew Press

ally for reading on these journeys, something far more erudite and impressive than the book I was currently reading for fun. I remember holding these "train books" in such a......

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Caesar Lacks Tyranny

by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART PouricAL top ic ality may be one reason for the perennial popularity of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar The cast of the latest movie of Julius Caesar ("A",......

The Box As A Time Machine

O NE of the most fas cinating things that television, medium of the moment, can do is, oddly enough, to take us back into the past. The famous immediacy can, with luck and good......

Rb T E L : Stit.t.," Spain's State-owned Hotels Instead...

through France we took a Swedish Lloyd Car Ferry from Southampton to Bilbao. There are two new ships, the Hispania and the Patricia. Sharing a cabin on '13' deck the return fare......

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Homes For Young Visitors

A T any moment now London will see an influx of thousands of young people from overseas who will find little or no accommodation despite the ceaseless efforts of voluntary......

Schoolboys To Work In Shanty Town

A GROUP of sixth-form ers from Ratcliffe College, Leicester, led by Fr. Michael Waters and an Old Ratcliffian, Jonathan Cotton, propose to spend three weeks in Rome in the......

Reflection Riches And Poverty-2

O CCASIONALLY parents are embarrassed when their child politely offers a visitor his packet of sweets and then ruins the effect by saying "Would you take a black one, please? I......

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'people Tired Of Lax Society'

by F. C. PRICE W HAT concerned people most at this General Election was not the economic situation but the permissiveness of our society, said Mrs. Mary Whitehouse. secretary......

Papal Award To Anglican Tv Producer

THE award by Pope Paul of a Bene Merenti Medal to an Anglican was announced last week. He is Mr. Guthrie Moir, Controller of Educational and Religious programmes with Thames......

How M.p.s Voted On Abortion

THE following is a list in alphabetical order of how M.P.s voted on the Abortion Bill on July 13, 1967. Constituencies are given where necessary to avoid confusion with M.P.s......