13th June 1969

13th June 1969
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Peace And Unity Plea But `no' To W.c.c. Membership

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT IN GENEVA F ORECASTS that Pope Paul would announce that the Catholic Church had applied for membership of the World Council of Churches during his......

Divorce Bill Criticised By Bishop

T HE work of Salford Diocesan Rescue Society, which caters for about 350 children, either orphaned or from broken homes, will be increased if the Divorce Reform Bill is passed,......

Humanists Build-up Anti-r.i. Campaign

BY A STAFF REPORTER UMANISTS are urged in the latest circular from the Humanist Lobby to increase pressure on Mr. Edward Short, Minister for Education, and on M.P.s, to put an......

Oppression In Poland

THE Polish Episcopate has denied that the position of the Church in Poland has improved. A statement read on Sunday in all churches was designed to counteract suggestions......

Why Didn't You Save My Mummy Too?

I IDA' (10 3•04.1 tell a little child that even Oxfam cannot aliAa) s iAork miracles ? lioo do ‘ou explain that sometimes disease and hunger gnaw beyond the point of no return......

'urgent Fight Against Injustice'

A S the Pope stepped from his Swissair jet airliner at Geneva airport on Tuesday morning, at the start of his I 1-hour visit, he was greeted by President Ludwig Von Moos of......

Churches Condemn Smith Constitution

FROM A SPECIAL R HODESIA'S five Catholic bishops. and the leaders of all but one of the Protestant Churches, have condemned the Smith regime's proposed Constitution which would......

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'aid Sent To Biafra And Nigeria'

T HE Pope denied on Sun day that the Vatican had taken sides in the Nigerian war with Biafra. Addressing crowds in St. Peter's Square, he said relief supplies of food . and......

Catholic Herald

20 Years Ago June 17, 1949 T HE following statement, underlining the Pope's appeal for internationalisation of the Holy Places and appealing for aid for the Christian refugees......

'terrifying' Poverty In S. America Cardinal

BY A STAFF REPORTER A VAST PROGRAMME of education and rehabilitation is needed to solve the problem of South America, says Cardinal Heenan in Westminster Cathedral's News Sheet......

Sisters Of Namur Elect First English Head

T HE General Chapter of the Congregation of the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur has elected its first English Superior General Sister Mary Linscott (Sister Mary of the Holy......

Poverty Group Meets Minister

THE recent report by the Church's Commission for Justice and Peace, which among other things called for greater British Government aid to help alleviate world poverty, was......

Church Furnishing Firms Merge B Ecause The Changes In...

since the Vatican Council have affected church furnishing businesses "abruptly and permanently, making a degree of rationalisation in the trade inevitable," Burns Oates Retail,......

U.s. Bishop Says He Resigned Over Birth Control

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT B ISHOP JAMES P. SHANNON has now confirmed that, on November 23 last year, he submitted his resignation as auxiliary of the St. Paul and Minneapolis......

Knights' Golden Jubilee

M ORE than 2,000 members of the. Knights of St. Columba with their wives and families marked the golden jubilee of the foundation of their order on Saturday with a concelebrated......

First U.s. Married Deacon Is British

A MERICA'S first married deacon, who has been appointed in Rochester diocese, New York, is a former Anglican clergyman from England. the Rev. Michael J. Cole. 34. He, his wife......

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Newspapers Scandalise Professor Barnard

O UR local "Thunderer," the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Romano, has taken an angry crack at the "childishness" and bad taste displayed by newspapers in their recent treatment......

Midnight Audience For Italian Oilmen

U NTIL the release by Biafra of 18 foreign oilmen, 14 of them Italians, condemned to death for allegedly collaborating with the Nigerians. all Italy was tense. resentful and......

Prevention Preferable To Strike Curbs Cure

by HUGH KAY I N the current clash over union reform, both sides seem to be missing the point. Both the Government and the T.U.C. are talking in terms of sanctions, whether......

A £6 Million 'dream' Hospital

PAULA DAVIES meets Sister Mary Perpetua N UNS have been having a bad time lately. What with the upheavals of Vatican II and a shortage of vocations, life in the convent is not......

The Aylesford Friars

GOING AWAY by ROGER G. WALDEN A BOUT the time of the Crusades, a band of pilgrims called Carmelites, came to this country from the Continent. Lord Richard Grey gave them a......

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The Folly Of Franco

GENERAL FRANCO is still persisting in his fat-headed fantasies over Gibraltar knowing full well that its own population is virtually unanimous in wishing to remain under......

The Unhippiest Day Of Their Lives

CHRISTOPHER HOLLIS REPORTS FROM AMERICA THEY change their shirts more ofen in Philadelphia than anywhere else in the world. The reason for this is climatic. With humidity,......

Norman Conquest

by Christopher Hollis Oh, isn't praying simply great When even saints are up to date? Now Christopher's travelling days are done And Barbara's jumped her last sad gun, While......

Benedictine And Buddha

by MAUREEN VINCENT "TO walk past Lake Dottei blowing an iron flute upside clown," reads the centuries-old scroll hanging on Dom Aelred Graham's study wall at Ampleforth Abbey.......

Why Worry?

"VAST all your cares upon the Lord, for he has care of ILA you," says theology. "God looks after them who look after themselves," says sociology. "I have thought about this for......

What We Need Is A Partnership Of Clergy 6g.

laity by Norman St.John-Stevas E ARLIER this week I paid my second visit to Glasgow to take part in the "teach-in" on authority and the Church organised by the Scottish......

The Folly Of Smith

T HE Church has often been accused of dragging her feet when it comes to making adequate protests in the midst of explosive political situations. She cannot be found in any way......

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Why Not Transfer Norman And Sign On Muggeridge?

ORMAN ST. JOHN ,k" begins his article of May 30 by saying: "Recently I have been writing about political matters. but this week I am returning to religion as such." "We see by......

Lizabeth Rayneau (june 6) Says She Gets Her Views By

"listening to the guidance of the Holy Spirit through the Pope . .. and clergy". If he only operates in this way, as she implies, what was the point of the Sacrament of......

Mothers Do Not Spoil Us

T HE debate on Mary, Mediatrix of all Graces, seems to be full of traps. One may ask: Why the timidity, what are people afraid of regarding Mary and the Legion of Mary'? I......

Criticism Of Priests Who Leave

O N two occasions recently, there have been reports in the Catholic Press that two senior members of the hierarchy have said of men who have resigned from the priesthood: "They......

Letters To The Editor

CRACKS AT CHURCH & ESTABLISHMENT T P. O'MAHONY makes some blatantly slanted (or per • haps "Slanted" would be more appropriate) comments in, his Irish Diary of June 6. He......

Horrified By An Over-forty

I HOPE I have a sense of humour, but I was both exasperated and horrified at the tone of John Brennan's article entitled "Whatever happened to Fr. Barry and Fr. Pat?" (your May......

A Transplant Would Have

saved me from a machine I SHOULD like to thank Mr. Norman St. John-Stevas (June 6) for his very sensible article on transplants. I do so for very personal reasons. I am, I......

Women Behind The Rails

P LEASE tell your readers that not all your female correspondents are in favour of women lay readers. I can think of nothing more offputting than a woman behind the rails! We......

While Millions Starve

I AM in complete agreement with E. Jungmann (June 6) in proclaiming the inadequacy of 1 per cent of income as the norm for the ordinary layman as his contribution towards......

Ecumenical Dialogue Questions & Answers

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question. What exactly is the point of all the time that priests waste nowadays in so-called "ecumenical dialogue?" Ought we not simply to tell......

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Books Diary Of Change

by T. CORBISHLEY, S.J. Celebrations by Harry Haas, 13s. Church and Colonialism by Helder Camara, 15s. God the Future of Man by Edward Schillebeeckx, OP., 18s. all Sheed &......

Thorns And Stony Ground

by Fr. S. G. A. LUFF The Wheal and the Cockle by P. J. Gearon 0 ('arm. (Britons Publishing Co. 30s.) A N attempt to separate for you the clear doctrine and admirable practice......

The Wistful City Of Savage Dreamers And A New O'casey

by THE EARL OF WICK LOW Strumpet City by James Plunkett (Hutchinson 35s.) I SHALL always remember A • not long after the last war. joining what seemed to be an endless stream......

A Minister In Shirtsleeves

by H. R. F, KEATING " - FAKE a Minister of the Crown, his Rt. Hon. billowing out before him like the foresail of a galleon. Imagine him delivering a Lecture: rostrum, glass of......

• Back To The Mystic East

by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART T HE cinema pendulum may at last be beginning its long-awaited swing back from the "X"-age to a more wholesome concern with human and other animals......

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"those Who Conquer Their Appetite For The Good Things Of

this world are more likely to thirst for the things of God . . ." T HE Fathers of the Vatican Council were inclined to call everything a mystery. The Eucharist, we know, is the......

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Radical Changes Needed To Attract Graduates

by Fr. CRISPIAN HOLLIS IT has been said of theology -mthat it can choose to remain dead and neglected, or take the pressure of the times and live; if it chooses to live, then......

Alert To The New Age

by a Religious of the Sacred Heart WHAT is meant by "Re ligious Life?" Generally speaking, it means total commitment to Christ, in, with and through a Community, in response......

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Fr. Thomas 'murray Writes From Northern 'nigeria On The...

Vocations 3 EDUCATION I FELT something like an American Astronaut being projected from the most highly developed country on earth to the barrenness of the Lunar World when in......

Needed In The Welfare State

by Sister LOUIS-MARIE of the Vocation Sisters A LL Vocations are from God and all religious congregations have an apostolic mission. The Enclosed Nun pleading between eleven......

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Cathedral Crypt Plan For Liverpool Outcasts

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT D URING a night-time survey of central Liverpool, a team of eight Simon Community workers and 16 university students found on three nights 97 men and......

Obituary

General Dempsey A LMOST to the hour 25 years after airborne troops of the 2nd Army under his command began to drop in Normandy on D-Day, General Sir Miles Dempsey, D.S.O., MC.,......

Residential Centre Where Youth Can Exchange Ideas

T HE first Mass was celebrated on Sunday at the new Nottingham Diocesan Youth Service residential training centre, The Briars, at Crich, near Matlock, Derbyshire. The celebrant......

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Peace and unity plea the Pope made the short journey to the I.L.O.'s own headquarters building, close to the shore of Lake Leman. There he met members of the organisation's......

Pea Pushers To Help The Aged

M ORE than 3,000 youth clubs and social organisations throughout Britain are being asked to hold sponsored pea-pushing contests to raise money for Help the Aged, the national......

People

New post for professor P ROF. PATRICK JOHN NU'TTGENS, professor of architecture with a chair at both York and Leeds. has been appointed Director of the new Leeds Polytechnic.......