14th August 1970

14th August 1970
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0,000 For Pope's Plea For

Peru from unnamed lasting peace reader in Middle East FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT C HRISTIANS, Moslems and Jews were urged by unite to turn the 90-day Middle East ceasefire......

By A Staff Reporter

C HURCHES and individuals throughout the world have now given almost £300.000 in cash and material aid for relief and reconstruction work among victims of the Peru earthquake.......

Rhodesian Bishops Again Warn Smith

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A PAMPHLET issued last week by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of Rhodesia reiterated their warning to Mr. Tan Smith's Government that if the Land......

Danger Of Ulster Tdi Says Ex-premier

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A s the Northern Ireland Prime Minister, Major Chichester-Clark gained what many observers see as a temporary reprieve from being ousted from office,......

Bishop Wheeler Has Heart Attack

By a Staff Reporter B ISHOP Gordon Wheeler of Leeds, 60, suffered a slight heart attack on Monday while on holiday in Sussex and is resting in the Esperancc Nursing Home,......

Help Put Another Child On His Feet

Crutch eel calipeis (J,Dod 111,..noE to W._ ut,,rogeof Kiarnbu, Kenya. A polio victim, abandoned by his family, Moses was lucky enough to get treatment at Dagoretti Children's......

New Anti-abortion Society

BY A STAFF REPORTER A NEW society, called Life, has been formed to oppose abortion—"the only society for opposing abortion as such," said Mr. Martin Mears, secretary. this......

There Is Also A Relevant Quotation From Leo Tolstoy: "am

I mad that I see what others do not, or are they mad who do these things I see? Yet they (and there were so many of them) did what seemed so astonishing and terrible with such......

Nuncio Tried To Intercede In Kidnap

ARCHBISHOP SEPIN...

Ski, Papal Nuncio To Uruguay, Offered To Mediate Between The

Uruguayan Government and the guerillas who had kidnapped Mr. Daniel Mitrione, 50, before he was found dead. Archbishop Sepinski said he was speaking in the name of Pope Paul.......

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Priest's Removal From Renewal

Group criticised BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE executive of the Catholic Renewal Movement, meeting in London on Monday, described the request by Birmingham Oratory for Fr. John......

Harvest Of Hiroshima's Ashes

MOVING SLOWLY "And with the moral condemnation of total war, acquired by the universal conscience. these same political powers are moving, however slowly. toward control and......

000,000 Grants To Aid Development And Peace

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T WO charitable or g anisations—The Ford Foundation and the International Hurnanum Foundation have for the second year running made substantial......

Vatican Forbids Pop Masses In Italian Churches

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT AZZ and pop music have been banned from Masses in Italian churches by order of the Vatican, and it has been forbidden to change prayers and readings......

Plans Made For Pope's Tour

BISHOP MA RCINKUS, the Vatican prelate responsible for arrangements for the Pope's forthcomin g visit to the Philippines and Australia, arrived in Sydney on Sunday to complete......

Immigrants' Birth-rate Survey

By a Staff Reporter A BRISTOL doctor has found that when immig rant wives have been in the country for 'a while their birth-rate tends to fall in line with that of the......

Rich Nations

RUNNING OUT OF TIME FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT T IME is running out for the rich nations to help the poor in a world that may be torn to shambles in the "angry 70s," says Miss......

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Leading Mill Hill Missions

THE new Superior-General of the Mill Hill Fathers. Tipperary-born Fr. Noel Hanrahan, says his only real hobby over the years has been getting out of the missionary college at......

Focus On Facts And People

A path to Rome A COLLEAGUE recalls that part of his educational salad days was spent at the local Church of England school where, during scripture lessons, he kept his nose......

Bishops From Walworth

T HE South-East London parish of the English Martyrs, Walworth, would appear to have set a record over the years. No less than four of its priests have become bishops. The late......

Media Man For Jesuits

R ADIO and television broadcaster Hugh Kay has taken up the task of full-time Information Officer for the English Province of the Jesuits. He says he is looking forward to......

Gabriel Fallon's Dublin Diary

Judge clears the air W ITH the situation in the North rapidly deteriorating and looking more and more like the North of Carson's time (even to the K.O.S.B., with memories of......

Prison Life Remembered

T WO Catholic heroes of somewhat different background have memoirs of prison life in the offing. They are Cardinal Josef Mindszenty, Archbishop of Eszergom and Primate of......

A Woman In The Wine Trade

by Paula Davies PAMELA VANDYK 1 . PRICE is one of those women who ought to give you an inferiority complex. That she doesn't is due to art unassuming directness and a capacity......

Vocations

Have you the time? "L7 ow can you expect to -1keep your powers of hearing when you never want to listen? That God should have time for you, you seem to take Its much for......

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Opinion

TIME FOR HOPE? T HE Russo-German agreement renouncing violence, though awaiting ratification, is a sign of hope in troubled times. The chances of a breakthrough in the......

Poverty, The Profit Motive And The Church

by Jonathan Power A RNOLD TOYNBEE has said that some 26 civilizations have arisen upon the face of the earth. Almost all of them have descended into the junk heaps of......

By Norman Ste John Stevas

Too many give up quest for truth T HIS week I have been reading the survey of religion in Britain and Northern Ireland carried out by the Independent Television Authority and......

N. Ireland Paradox The Situation In Northern Ireland As...

religion is in sharp contrast to that prevailing in Britain itself. Only 2 / of the Northern Irish make no claim to any relig ious af fi liation and they have a much clearer......

Reflection

by Sister Madeleine, O.S.A. IT is surprising that our basic security as persons does not grow necessarily by a refusal to call into question the things that really matter to......

Jonathan Power Is A Member Of The Church's Justice And...

The darkness within us explore, accept as part of ourselves, the dark jungle of our instincts, such as that for security. domination, destruction, submission, they may slowly......

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Silly Season For Indictment Of Dutch Church

AS I have had a Dutch priest staying with me for the past few weeks I read your Comment under the title "The Despite the implication of the title I am charitable enough to......

New Society To Fight Abortion

T HE Abortion Act has nos been in force for several years. Those who opposed the passing of the Act have seen their very worst fears con firmed. We now have 80,000 abortions a......

Ireland: How Unity Must Be Achieved

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In 35 Years Of Public Life I - 1 Have Been Attacked

for many things but never till last week by James Bradly and others for wishing to maintain the partition of Ireland. My views on that subject have not changed since i was......

Question And Answer

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Rich lectionary diet Question — o r reading the lesson or the epistle at Sunday Mass, am I, a layman, entitled to introduce it with a short......

Gift To The Reds If We Sell Arms To South Africa

T HE Commission for International Justice and Peace, of which I am a member. called upon Catholics to give deep consideration to the question of arms sales to South Africa. May......

A Logic Alien To Tories

Y OUR advocacy of Britain arming the South African Government in your leader of July 31 demands a reply. If the British Government sees a Soviet naval threat in the Indian .......

Zionists' Policy To Arabs

front Lady Richmond W HY should other peoples be allowed their nationalisms without being called "racist" but not the Jews?— Mr. Cooper asks me (Aug. 7). I would answer:......

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Books

A faith that could withstand the shame by MALACHY CARROLL The Bad Popes by E. R. Chamberlin (Harnish Hamilton Ws.) B AD?-in what sense? . . . "Each Of the seven popes linked......

The Back Room View Of Appeasement

by Sir DESMOND MORTON The Diplomatic Diaries of Oliver Harvey 1937-1940 Edit. by John Harvey (Collins eSs.) 'THE author of these Diar ies, so modestly named. was in fact no......

A Milord Among The Sioux Indians

R ED INDIANS have been with the cinema since its first beginnings, but they may be only now coming into their own. A Man Called Horse ("AA," Plaza). may fairly enough be called......

Television

Hiroshima passed over by H. R. F. KEATING IS it a sign of the feckless optimism of our time that in my week's viewing the one day that might well have stood marked out as an......

Religious Books By Fr, S. G. A. Luff

A Wilderness of Monkeys by David Martin (Marshall Morgan & Scott las.) This is a book, very readable by plain men, written about Christianity by the chaplain of King's College.......

For Amateurs

of our Capital Help Yourself in London. by Michael Balfour (Ciarnstone Press, cloth 35s., paper 18s.) H ELP yourself to this guide book at the earliest possible opportunity,......

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Catholic Nurses Worried By U.s.

abortion law FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT EW YORK STATE'S new abortion law, which came into operation on July 1, appears to have created a tangle of ethical, medical and legal......

'on Demand' Call By Humanists

H UMANISTS from 20 nations, meeting in Cambridge, Massachusetts, over the weekend, called for contraceptive devices and free abortions to be ii - nade available throughout the......

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Released Bishop May See Pope This Month

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT B 1SHOP WALSH, the 79-year-old American missionary who was released last month by the Chinese after 12 years in jail, is expected to fly to Rome on......

R.e. For 11 Year 8 To Olds

By a Special Correspondent T HE revolution in both the content and method of religious education now becoming part of established practice in Catholic schools, received no......

Third Orders —a Challenge For Our Times

by FELICITY O'BRIEN MEMBERS of Third Orders are usually given "Cinderella" treatment when there is talk of vocation. But membership of a Third Order can provide many lay......

Church In Hands Of Youth, Says Cardinal

BY A STAFF REPORTER D ELEGATES from 80 countries meeting in London for a study session of the International Young Christian Students have received a message from Cardinal......

Rome's New Attitude On Bible Study

T HE Vatican's chief spokesman on the Bible, Cardinal Koenig, Archbishop of Vienna. saidd• last week that the reason why. until recently, the Catholic Church had taken a......

Bishops' Engagements

Bishop Butler, Auxiliary of Westminster—Wednesday: Visits Redemptorists at Bishop's Stortford for Patronat Celebration. B ishop Ellis of Nottingham—Saturday: Presides at......

Obituary

Hilda Graef D R. HILDA GRAEF, the writer, has died in Oxford, aged 63. She was horn in Berlin of part Jewish parentage, came to Britain in 1933, and graduated at King's......