12th September 1947

12th September 1947
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Britain's Need Is Housing

— Says Cardinal In Canada Cardinal Griffin has told Cana» dians that the providing of homes should be the chief concern of the British Government. The unique tour of three......

What We Think Canterbury Pilgrims

O N Sunday large numbers of Catholics from the Southwark diocese will join in the K.S.C, Pilgrimage to Canterbury. On another page of this issue we publish a special account of......

A Five-point Programme

1. RELIGIOUS CULTURE. "Deep -1 and solid knowledge of the Catholic faith, of its truths, mysteries and divine force. An expression has been coined : Anaemia of the religious......

Lord Holden, Back From Titoland, Says— " I Was Shadowed...

(BY A STAFF REPORTER) " Because he fears its strength and its championship of the weak, Tito is determined to wipe out the Church in Yugoslavia; there's no doubt at all in my......

The American Y.c.w. Is Gathering Strength

By a C.H. Reporter " The American Y.C.W. is in its beginning, but I am confident that in the next few years it will be a strong, formidable force in the life of the working......

Edge Hill Election Was Tame

By FRANK DOOLIN Despite the serious issues facing the country the Edge Hill byelection was a tame affair with an almost complete absence of political passion. Some meetings......

This Week's "c.h." Questionnaire

OF WHICH Catholic. Society is Mr. R. L. McMullan Supreme Secretary?—Page 4. 25 MEN carried a Cross through 200 miles of English countryside. Where were they going?—Page 3.......

The Holy See Not Partisan In Palestine

Rumours to the effect that the Holy See was supporting the Arab case in the Palestinian question have been denied in responsible Vatican circles. The Osservature Romano has......

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The Anglican Position

dissent from no one about the doctrinal views so mordantly stated by C. H. Haynes. But I am sure that any sincere Anglican beginning to doubt the tenability of his religion—the......

Freedom In Europe To-day

SIR, — Mr. Arnold Lunn categorically states that two-thirds of Europe outside of Russia is free. In view of the interview with Mr. R. R. Stokes and the report by Mr. Elgar......

Lord Samuel ' S Romanes Lecture Sir, - 1 Am Rather...

Carnotic HERALD should have recommended this broadcast. There were interruptions to my listening so that I may not have followed the speaker correctly in his remarks on......

" The Robe " Sir,—the Publicity Which You Give To The Robe

by Lloyd Douglas in THE Cal - Holm HERALD (Aug. 29 and Aug. 22) is not compatible with Catholic principles. The book is modernistic in its views of the Life of Christ—see the......

"labour" And Its Rivals

Snt,—Christian protests against the Government's assumption of emergency powers and the direction of labour come rather curiously from people who apparently have never objected......

A Way To Start Adoption

Sui,—I have read the correspondence on the Adoption Scheme with considerable interest, and write to suggest a method Of adoption which I think may interest your readers. Whilst......

Four Painters

SIR,—Surely Iris Conlay was a little hasty in claiming Blake. Constable, Turner and Rossetti as "Four Painters who made the British SchooL" She speaks of Blake as being a "......

! Points From Letters Authentic Peace Societies As An...

supplementary step towards the wise gesture of Pope and President I should. in common with countless numbers, like to see a united peoples' movement, based on the above gesture,......

Answers

What is a " Marian " Congress? A manifestation of homage and love to Mary, the Mother of Our Divine Saviour, who said, "All generations shall call me blessed." What is the "......

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Carrying The Cross Ms To Walsingham Drug E A Dominican...

describes the nature and effects of the'recent " Vezelay " Pilgrimage E to Walsingham, which may well prove a turning 1 point in the Catholic life of Mary's Dowry. AN......

Graham Greene's Short Stories

Nineteen Stories. By Graham Greene. (Heinemann, 8s. 6d.) MR. Greene's stories range wide ly in their settings, from a little cinema on the Edgware Road to a Liberian jungle and......

Garden

MAKE SURE OF SUPPLIES V V ERY often August sowings of salads, greens and onions do not come up to expectations. This is mainly due to what is to them severe weather, including......

1 Dangerous

By Grace Conway ROWER is a dangerous drug. The appetite grows by what it feeds on and the addict nearly always ends by dying of his mania. Retribution for abuse of power often......

Theatre

MR. Noel Coward wrote Point Valaine (EMBASSY) for the New York Theatre Guild, one of the most competent playhouses in the English-speaking countries. Alas, at Swiss Cottage......

Music

The Proms TO-MORROW night (Saturday) brings another record Proms season to a close. All four conductors who have shared the season between them will take their turn at the......

...family Matters. I By

Drawing is more than a pastime qARAH is seven, and she has already begun to draw landscapes-round woolly trees with a straight trunk apiece. cubed houses and rising sunsno......

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I Catholic Profiles :i 20

R. L. McMULLAN MR. R. L. McMullan, Supreme — Secretary of the Knights of St. Columba, is a combination of two people whom it is difficult to tell apart. He is the industrious......

Let Us Fight With The Right Weapons

46 HE opposing fronts in the religious and moral fields T arc becoming ever more clearly defined. The time of test is here." These words, spoken by the Holy Father last......

The Root Evil: Loss Of Communal Loyalty

Illy Michael de la illedoyere B Y the time these lines are read the result of the Edge Hill by-election will be known, and great importance all over the world will be attached......

How Are You Feeling?

A S to last week's question on Holy Communion another correspondent asks if feelings are good or bad ? They can be either. It is possible to feel good when yott are wicked and......

Things To Come B Ecause He Stated Some Unpleasant Things...

Russia, Mr. George Richardson of the American Federation of Labour, was howled down by the extreme Left element of the T.U.C. Congress, when he addressed the gathering at......

In A Few Words

The New Rector of Beaumont I AM glad to be able to congratu late Fr. Desmond Boyle, &J., on his appointment as Rector,of Beaumont in succession to Fr. Helsham. Jesuit rectors......

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A Bishop, A Jew And An Anglican

to Cheltenham Rally BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A Jew, an Anglican and a Catholic Bishop greeted the Knights of St. Columba gathered from all over the country last week to hold......

English Province For Teaching Order News Has Been...

Rome that approval has been granted for the establishment of a separate English Province for the Brothers of the Christian schools. Headquarters of the new province will be at......

London-educated Dutch Priest Becomes Bishop

The Prefecture Apostolic of Kafiristan and Kashmir has been elevated to the Diocese of Rawalpindi, as a suffragan of the Archdiocese of Delhi and Simla. Mgr, Nicholas Hettinga,......

Czech Catholics For London Mgr. Hata, Czechoslovak...

and Telegraphs, and other distinguished members of the Catholic People's Party, left Prague on Monday on a mission to Paris and London, where they will have informative talks on......

Doctrine Must Be Lived

Priest To C.S.G. " The mere preaching of our doctrine will get us nowhere. The masses are not Interested in abstract ideas or general principles." Speaking at the Annual......

Persons And Places

Tw o hundred Catholic German P.O.Ws attended a rally at Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire, last week. Mass was celebrated at an open-air altar in the local convent field. The......

In A London Parish

BUS DRIVER STARTS A CATHOLIC CELL By GERRY SHERRY Organised by a trolley-bus driver and directed by a Jesuit Father, over 100 young men and women from all parts of London......

Pilgrims To Canterbury

Four thousand pilgrims are expected to take part in the great pilgrimage on Sunday, to Canterbury, arranged by the Southwark branch of the Knights of St. Columba. Mgr. Amigo,......

Ecclesiastical And Other

INFORMATION BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Southwark For Mgr. Amigo, Archbishop, Bishop of Southwark September 14: Leads Knights of St. Columba Pilgrimage to Canterbury. September 20:......

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Irish News Letter

EIRE HAS STRIKE TROUBLE By the EARL OF WICKLOW Everyone in those parts of Eire served by the C.I.E., the national transport company, who depend nn bus or tram services, if not......

Every Wage-earner There Is No Doubt This Is An Unpopular

strike, because it affects almost the whole population; that does not mean that it is a less just strike than others we have suffered since the war. The truth of the matter is......

Ships And Films Four Important Decisions Have Recently...

which will have far-reaching effects. The British Government have invited Eire to a discussion on finance, and the Secretary of that Department has gone to London. Mr. de......

"we'll Improve”,—miss Jones

Are Catholic women playing the part demanded of them in the trade unions ? It would seem the answer is NO. So The Catholic Herald last week invited two active members of the......

Young Women Prepare For Action. In Rome

The Congress of the International Federation of Young Catholic Women, attended by 700 delegate's 'from 30 different countries, opened on Monday at the Dominican University in......

At Dutch Shrine

This is the massive tower of the old basilica at Maastricht, centre of Dutch devotion to Our Lady, where the international Marian Congress described below by our Dutch Cos .......

Listen To This

FERNANDO GERMANE, one of the world's greatest organists. will give a recital of the works of Max Reger on the Westminster Cathedral organ. Third Programme. September 15. 8.40......

Hungary's Cardinal Appeals To The World

Cardinal Mindszenty, the Hungarian Primate, has appealed in a statement to the Press, to public opinion in Hungary and throughout the world to halt the " injuries, excesses and......

First Vatican Official At U.n.o.

The Vatican has sent its first representative to a U.N. Organisation with the appointment of M. Georges Ducottard; a Swiss Professor of the Department of Agriculture, as its......

Two Papal Counsels

'maor FROM PAGE ONE " At the beginning of this second period, impress upon your minds the two following counsels," the Pope said: . BE. GENEROUS OF HEART. " Whenever you meet......

Emperor Visits Catholic Centre

Founded by a German nun, Mother Teresa, and run by a community of Japanese nuns, the Catholic charity centre, at Akita. in Northern Japan, was visited by Emperor Hirohito last......

Pope May Win Peace Prize The Pope Will Probably Be

nominated by the King of Sweden for the 1947 Nobel Peace Prize, the Rome newspaper Moment° Sera suggested last week. Although the paper quoted " reliable information," both the......

Another Catholic For Dutch Cabinet

By Our Dutch Correspondent It has just been announced that another Catholic Party minister is to join the Cabinet soon. After the retirement on sick leave of Mr. Jonkman as......

Millions Weep For Our P.o.w.s —german Bishops

A touching plea on behalf of the millions of Germans, men, women and children affected by the retention of prisoners of war in Allied hands was made by the German Hierarchy......