13th June 1947

13th June 1947
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Two Hundred M.p.s In Ulster Protest

By ANDREW BOYLE Some 200 M.P.s, mainly drawn from the Government benches, will join in the greatest parliamentary protest ever staged against the dictatorial anti-Catholic......

President Of Poland Dies

We regret to announce the death of Mr. Wladyslaw Raczkiewicz, President •of the Polish Republic, on June 6, in a sanatorium a t Ruthin, Denbigh shire, North Wales. During last......

The Soviet Makes Further Moves To I C° 1 1n U C N Ig I...

This Week in Poland, Bulgaria, Rumania Within a few days of their coup in Hungary the Communists of Europe have struck again in three other European countries to consolidate......

The Pope Sends Letter To Trade Unionists

By a Staff Reporter A special letter from the Pope to British Catholics who are members of Trade Unions will be read by Cardinal Griffin to the Westminster Association of......

Archbishop Of Quebec Appointed

Mgr. Maurice Roy, Bishop of Three Rivers, Quebec, has been appointed by the Pope, Archbishop of Quebec. Thus Mgr. Roy, at the age of 42, becomes one of the youngest Archbishops......

Mgr. Respighi Dies

Mgr. Carlo Respighi, who studied for the priesthood with the Pope, and was one of his closest advisers, died suddenly on Friday last, June 6. Mgr. Respighi was 74, and his death......

Diplomatic Appointments

Egypt has decided to appoint a diplomatic representative to the Holy See. Negotiations between the Canadian Government and the Holy See, with the same intention, are said to be......

Official Polish Press Scarcely Mentions Cardinal's Visit

Front a Special Correspondent Although the news about Cardinal Griffin's visit reached Polish Catholics rather late, and the official Press scarcely mentioned his trip, the......

New Vicar General For St. Andrews

The Rt. Rev. Mgr. John Breen, headmaster of Blairs College, Aberdeenshire. has been appointed VicarGeneral of the Archdiocese of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, to succeed Mgr.......

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The Problem Of The Spinsters

SIR,-Twice in the last few weeks correspondents of yours have appealed for more consideration, official or otherwise, for the position of the unmarried woman. The first time, 1......

The Teachers' Exhibition Sir,-mr. Hothersall's...

one to lessen the thanks due from all Catholics to the Metropolitan Catholic Teachers' Association for the Exhibitionthey voluntarily staged at Westminster, last Whitsun.......

Catholic Film Society Sir,-.i Shall Be Grateful If,...

courtesy of your correspondence columns,you will allow me to inform those of your readers who have sent in enquiries about the Catholic Film Society, that pressure of work in......

The British And The Irish

Srit,--If Ireland is to mean a thing on this earth, she must fulfil some sort of serious mission. You, Sir, interpret her mission as providing the leaven by which alone England......

S1r,-is The Catholic Church In England " Irish" At The...

Not to my way of thinking. It he atmosphere is entirely different. In a good English Catholic home of the working-class the family will go to church twice on Sundays, many of......

Sna-your Leading Article Of May 30 Is Jolly Good. After

Benediction on the Sunday following St. Patrick's Day, our congregation, led by our popular (and Irish) curate, stood up and sang a hymn to St. Patrick begging him to look down......

Co-op. And Communists Sir, I Must Disagree With "...

The correct thing to do is 0 take an active part in the Society's doings and attend he quarterly meetings. which are always advertised at the branches. Only in this way can we......

Manchester's Whit-walk

SIR,-To-day is Whit-Friday in Manchester and, apart from many business houses being closed, and the streets bathed in sunshine, there is little to distinguish it from other......

Shylock And The Jews Sie,-i Feel It My Duty To

protest against the review of my book, Shylock, printed in your issue of May 30, because it consists almost entirely of misrepresentations. I rely on your courtesy for the......

Catholic Private Schools

seems to me from a perusal of E. J R. Burrough's letter that he fails to understand the point of " Verifer's" original article. "Verifer " has not denied that n headmaster......

The Irish Language Snt,-it Is About Time That Toms 0.

Muircheartaigh and his fellowGaels realised that the future prosperity of Ireland depends, not so much on the language that is spoken there, but on the finding of employment for......

' Points From Letters Where Communism Spreads Without...

the opinions expressed by Alexander Clifford, I think his articles which have been appearing in the Daily Mail could be read with profit by Catholics. Some of his references to......

Answers

Do Diocesan Canons have any " say " in the appointment of a new Bishop? Yes: they submit their opinion a choice of three names to the Holy See, which may or may not accept any......

A Priest Of Your Own

IS not Men 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 5acred Priesthood Your family can......

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Why The National Press Fails Us Catholics

IT is odd how long it has taken US Catholics to realise the need for blowing our own trumpet. With a Royal Commission on the Press (whose criteria are hardly ours) and the talk......

Job

" IT does the American film industry a lot of harm," said an executive of one of Holly. woods biggest firms, to me last week. We were talking about the now infamous Duel and......

Theatre

Fishy Business I T isn't reassuring to find yourself, an attractive young fiancee (Nancy Persons*, suddenly engaged not to the man of your dreams but to a suspect merman. Nor......

Earth And Ourselves Goldfinches

TT is, we feet, a happy coinciA deuce that, !lasing eerlier in the year sown giant sunflower seeds in a sunny corner of the garden in order to have the amusement of watching a......

Most Of Us Know What It Is To Have A

phrase that we have read long ago cropping up at odd times, evoked by a sight or a sound. I seldom walk along Oxford-street the lower and more prebeian end without thinking of......

Ballet

Ballet Rambert at SADetut's WELLS have added a new type of Ballet The Sailor's Return." Sally Gilmour as the lighthearted African bride of an English sailor (Walter Gore), and......

The New "dublin"

The Dublin Review in its new and very attractive " make-up " appeared on June 9. At 110 years of age it has taken a new lease of life, emerges in youthful guise. but full of......

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Questions Of The Week

An Anglican Y.C.W.? TIE.: report published by the n Church of England Youth Council, on Wednesday last, under the title The Church and Youth. is a document that all Catholics......

A Layman's Pulpit

Our Heritage REFERENCE is made in the Lesson for the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart to " the unsearchable riches of Christ." In the collect for the same Feast there is an echo......

Alen D Ab

June 15-21 Sunday, June 15. Third Sunday after Pentecost. (White.) Monday, June 16. Of the Octave. (White.) Tuesday, June 17. Of the Octave. (White.) Wednesday, June 18. St.......

[catholic Profiles:107

COUNCILLOR MAURICE BURNS THERE are many Catholic men n quite like Maurice Burns in Europe to-day : it is Europe's misfortune that there are not too many : they arc the modest......

Leadership In Europe

I T is not unusually a sign that a person in some eminent position of responsibility has outrun his technical career, advisers and experts in wisdom and commonsense when clearly......

Britain And Ireland

W HEN the politician says that the pursuit of a certain policy, or the taking of certain action is inopportune it frequently happens that what he really means is that no......

In A Few Words

Running Up a Church THE heat wave which laid so halting and panting a hand on so many. failed to deter Fr. Baker, our neighbour in High Wycombe. who accepted a challenge from......

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Norwegian Catholics Keep A Centenary

By Fr. Peter Lowery Norwegian Catholics recently kept the 800th anniversary of the foundation on Hovedoya by English Cistercians from Kirkstead of the monastery which quickly......

Austrian Youth Proclaim Their Programme

By DR. FREDERICK FUNDER To regroup and regather the Catholic Youth : that is the great programme of the Austrian Catholics and of their leaders, the Bishops. They have charged......

Congress Of Doctors In Lisbon The Third International...

Catholic Doctors opens on Tuesday next, June 17, in Lisbon. The representatives of sortie 20 nations will attend a reception given by the Cardinal Patriarch of Lisbon. There......

There Were Too Few Priests Among The Soldiers I

Catholic Chaplains to the Forces, during the war, were so far in numbers below the establishment permitted by the War Office that " an almost unbearable physical and mental......

Catholics, Jews And Muslims Work Together

The first conference of delegates of the Greater Berlin Working Committee of Churches and Religious Communities in Berlin met recently. Those represented at the first delegate......

Andorra Was Offered To Spain —says Franco

Mgr. Ramon Navarri, Bishop of de Urgel and Prince of Andorra. greeted General Franco on behalf of the Principality of Andorra. In reply to the Bishop, General Franco said that......

Slovak Pilgrimage Most Successful In Years

The pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady at Marianka, near Bratislava. Slovakia, was the most successful in years. More than 30,000 Slovak Catholics participated, reports......

The Paris Social Study Week

The Sernaines Sociales de France, which 'are the greatest Catholic manifestation in the economic and social fields, will take place this year at Paris from July 28 to August 2.......

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Ithe Testimony Of A

CATHOLIC SOLDIER by Wilfrid Ley T HE author of these remarkable diaries* was educated at Amplefot th, and after a year at Oxford joined up and was given a commission in the......

Irresponsible Propaganda

The Germans in 1 rancc-An account of Nazi rule in occupied France. By Jacques Lorraine. (Hutchinson & Co., 16s.). Reviewed by ALBRECHT MONTGELAS THE title of this book and the......

Art

Queen Elizabeth Did Not Like Contemporary Art By IRIS CONLAY No less than the French tapestries reconstructed the " noble liLa " of renaissance France, so do the miniature......

Garden

SIDE-SHOOTS T HE puzzles attending the amateur gardener often consist of having to distinguish between very different objects or situations which look very similar. Let us take......

Books Received I

New Biology and Science News, (Penguin, Is.). New Biology is number two in the series and contains seven most readable articles. One on whales and one on cuttin g your finger......

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Pay An Adequate Family Wage To Fathers

And Ensure Mothers' Place At Home BIRMINGHAM'S ARCHBISHOP SPEAKS AT BLACKPOOL By a Staff Reporter "IT IS OUR DUTY TO RESIST TO THE UTMOST ANY STATE INTERVENTION WHICH WILL......

Mrs. Bower Coniemns Youth Dossiers

" Constant vigilance is necessary if the family is not to become a museum piece; already it has become such in a document which is an insult to parents. I refer to the new......

The Pope's Message To Scouts The Director Of The Boy

Scouts In ternational Bureau, Colonel J. S. Wilson, 0.B.E., has just returned from a visit to the Italian Boy Scouts. He was received in private audience by the Pope, who......

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The Labour Party's Propaganda Is Bad

By the EARL OF WICKLOW Conn of thc Hundred Fights was an ancient Irish hero, and Mr. MacEntee, the Minister for Local Government, seems to be qualifying to beat his record ;......

Aerodrome Preferred

A strange reversal of processes has recently been taking place in Co. Dublin and in Co. Galway. 111 the former a demesne known as Sautry Court, some miles to the north of the......

French Ask Saar Bishop To Resign

• • By MAX JORDAN In an attempt to bring to a head the long-smouldering tension between the French occupational authorities and the two German Bishops whose dioceses include......

" Slavery " That Many D.p.s Would Welcome

The bringing of 100 Polish girls from Europe to work in his textile mills in Quebec, by Parliament member Ludger Dionne. has aroused considerable controversy in Canada, with......

.prom P'age One'

The Three Priests community and putting it on a sound and comprehensive social basis of service. Then the Germans arrested him and he was imprisoned until " liber ation." He......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. The Holy Father has received recently in private audience Cardinals Carlo Rossi, Nicola Canali, Marchetti Selvaggiani, Frederic° Tedeschini and......

Has No More Bad Headaches

Since She Started Taking Kruschen Salts When Kruschen tackled the root of the trouble, this woman experienced relief from her headaches. " I used to get frightful headaches,"......