14th February 1969

14th February 1969
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Response Awaited Archbishop Beck Of Liverpool Said He...

agenda would be available in time for circulation to the clergy. He was doubtful about how much parish level consultation there could be in his own archdiocese as there were......

Dutch Cardinal's Call To Pope On Celibacy Issue

By a Special Correspondent C ARDINAL ALFRINK of Utrecht this week "urgently requested" Pope Paul to raise the problem of priestly celibacy throughout the Church. He did so in......

End Schools' Religious Tuition, Say Humanists

BY A STAFF REPORTER HUMANISTS have launched a determined campaign to stop compulsory religious education in State schools. They also want the abolition of the provision laying......

Papal Welcome For Youth Masses

POPE PAUL welcomed young people's Masses Iast week "provided they do not contain novelties going against the nature of liturgical celebration." He was addressing a liturgical......

Openvatican To Public Proposal

BISHOP HARRIS. Auxili ary of Liverpool. said last week that there was something to be said for opening the doors of the Vatican to the public, charging a fee and giving the......

Nixon Visit To Pope Welcomed

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT V ATICAN sources have welcomed President Nixon's announcement that he would meet the Pope during his European tour, and said world peace would be the......

450 Clergy To Be At Consecration

A RCHBISHOP CARDINALE, the Apostolic Delegate, three other archbishops and 23 bishops will be among 450 clergy in Liverpool Cathedral on Sunday for the consecration of Mgr.......

Revolt Of Youth 'can Be Fruitful'

From a Rome Correspondent C A THO L IC teachers should handle youthful rebellion "with attention, firmness, humility and patience" in an effort to channel it towards......

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Bishops Split Over Spain's `emergency'

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A statement supporting General Franco's state of emergency issued on behalf of the Spanish Bishops' Conference has been disowned by six bishops in......

Biafra Peace Plea

D OPE PAUL called last week for a "supreme effort" to end the war between Nigeria and Biafra. He was speaking after a Mass for Peace celebrated in the Vatican by bishops of the......

Teachers Discuss Cure Of Society's Outcast Fringe

S ALLY TRENCH, author of "Bury Me in My Boots," the book of her life among society's outcasts, spoke about her work at a weekend conference of the Liverpool Catholic Teachers'......

Dr. Ramsey Confident Of Unity Vote

SIXTY per cent. of the Anglican clergy, in their diocesan conferences, have now voted in favour of union with the Methodists. If the measure goes through it will he by the......

`cathy' In Shelter Drive In Liverpool

'THE Liverpool Diocesan Youth Council is planning a series of events to involve young people in the Shelter Youth Campaign to help homeless families. They include a special......

`practise What You Teach' Advice

C ARDINAL HEENAN concelebrated Mass with 33 priests last week when he visited Corpus Christi College, Bayswater, the institute of religious education which specialises in......

Founder Of The Round Table

A MEMORIAL service for Mr. Louis Marches', founder of the Round Table, will be held today in Westminster Cathedral. Mr. Marchesi, who died on December 10, was a Catholic....

Vatican's Concordat Under Fire

VATICAN CITY observed • its 40th anniversary as an independent state on Tuesday, wondering how long Italy. is going to let it keep all its independence. The Vatican has its own......

Idealogical Repression'

F R. EDWARD SCHILLEBEECKX, the Dutch theologian who has been criticised by the Vatican for his writings, was quoted last week by the Milan newspaper II Ginrno as saying in an......

Bishop Becomes College Lecturer

B ISHOP SHANNON, Auxiliary Bishop of St. Paul, Minneapolis. has been given five months' leave of absence to lecture and conduct seminars in history. literature, the sciences and......

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Cardinal and Synod a distorted picture of the modern Church. When the Vatican announced last month that the world's bishops should submit their ideas for the agenda not later......

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After Meeting Mothers Who Work In The Professions Paula...

MOTHERS AT HOME OU can't run a successful family and a job at the same time." This comment from a mother at home sums up the general attitude of women who prefer to bring up......

The New Canons And Problems Of Liturgical Language

By Fr. John Harrio S.J. - p`ROM the first Sunday in Lent, three new Eucharistic Prayers or Canons, and eight new Prefaces, can be used as alternatives to the existing Roman......

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A Word We Can Forget

I HAVE always been appalled by the word "progressive" so I was startled to see a letter-writer in the Daily Telegraph of all papers floating the suggestion that the Conservative......

Catholic Herald

20 years ago February 18, 1949. B ECAUSE he refused last week to admit a motion from the floor denouncing the arrest of Cardinal Mindszenty as a "violation of human rights"......

Questions & Answers

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Acclamation after consecration Question. When the celebrant chooses one of the three new Canons at Mass, I understand that the laity are expected......

A Student Replies To John Brains

By M. D. Jempson of Sussex University °TODAY'S students were -Ionce the babies of postwar bulk years. There are a lot of us. and we are frequently described as a tragic......

= Nominations Of Candidates Closed = -; Yesterday For The

forthcoming General 2 Election in Northern Ireland, undoubtedly the most crucial to be held there in its whole half century of history. i: A victory of sorts for the Unionist......

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The Conscience Clause And Abortion

by Norman St. John-Stevas . 0 THE national scandal of T HE the abortion ..ituation 0 e is making the subject once more a topic of discussion 0 0 throughout Britain. I 0 dealt......

Bra I Ne Solution

startling—and • inconsistent W HATEVER one feels about John Braine's analysis of student revolt last week, his solutions to the problem can only be described as both......

Discipline & Verbal Clarity

C ANON ALFRED WINSBOROUGH (January 31) and I are in a g reement on the need for intellectual discipline and verbal clarity. We differ in that I still maintain that the ,article......

Mps & Poverty

y CANNOT speak for other I Members-of Parliament and only for myself, but Fr. O'Mahony is g uilty of rash jud g ment when he implies that all Catholic M.P.s are indifferent to......

Feeding The Hungry

F URTHER to the excellent letter in your issue of January 31, "Helping th e Starving," I should like to add to the list of societies mentioned the Catholic Fund for Overseas......

That 'crozier-happy Taunt'

D R. CRUISE O'BRIEN, writin g in your issue of January 31 on the policy of the Irish Labour Party (of which he recently became a member) said "The leader of the party is a......

Fr. Flanagan Amazed By Fr. Symon

F R. JOHN SYMON, in his "Questions and Answers" of February 7, must have made some priests rub their eyes in amazement on reading certain points which he affirms. I feel that he......

Belmont Boys Reply To 'confessor'

W E would like to reply to a letter which was published in the CATHOLIC HERALD on January 31 by someone who signed himself "Confessor". We and a lar g e majority of our friends......

Cardinal And The 'times

THE Desmond Albrow column expresses the view (January 31) that Cardinal Heenan'sletter to The Timer re g ardin g over-exposure "did no g ood." I su g est that this view is......

Hiroshima

Y OUR correspondent, M g r. Bruce Kent pointed out (January 31) that not one moral theolo g ian of repute would today defend what was done at Hiroshima, Na g asaki or Dresden. I......

Married Clergy

I WOULD like to add a fur-atiler point to those made so well by Miss Bourne-Vanneck (January 31.) As a Church we are now actively engaged in trying to bring about Christian......

Prison Work

I WOULD like to draw at tention to the short hours worked in the majority of our local prisons, particularly those like Winson Green (Birmin g ham) where hours have varied......

Fortress Or A Leaven?

IN your issue of January 31 Mr. St. John-Stevas and Patrick Wall sum up the present split in our view of the Church. Is she to be a fortress or a leaven? As a convert I was......

Teaching Mums

I READ with interest Paula Davies' article on "Mothers in Teachin g " (January 31) am a mother of three children. a g ed ei g ht, seven and five, and I am a full time teacher at......

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Layman's Look

by FRED BASON Love Alone: The Way of Revelation, by Hans Urs von Balthasar (Burns & Oates 14s.) H ERE in my opinion is an excellent book for the clergy but not one with much......

A Sixties

sickness by HUGH ELWES The Simon Scene by Anton Wallich-Clifford (Housman 2s. 6d.) F IVE years ago Anton Wallich-Clifford, a former London probation officer, inspired by the......

Moving Tribute To The City Of Cities

by JEAN CHARLES-ROUX, I.C. Jerusalem, a literary Chronicle of 3,000 years Edited by Miron Grindea (Rochester University (N.Y.) 30s.) FoR any priest this ought to be the......

A Zoo On Your Window Ledge By Joy Spoczynska (muller

18s.), Just the book many beleaguered parents have long looked for! The author writes with real experience in operating a "minizoo." ingenuity feeds on practical knowledge and......

Poignant Seeds Of Modern Democracy

by LIONEL HARROWITZ My Father, Sholom Aleichem by Marie Waife-Goldberg (Victor Gollancz 50s.) SHOLOM ALEICHEM is not widely known to a younger generation, especially in this......

A Clear Gift For Narrative,

by RICHARD OWEN The Past Is Myself by Christabel Bielenberg (Chatto & Windus 36s.) THIS is a first-hand ac count of life in Germany in the Nazi period. A niece of Lord......

Theology Today

by Droston Maclaren, O.P. St, Thomas Aquinas: Summa Theologise Latin and English Translation Vol. 12 Human Intelligence P. T. Durbin Vol. 40 Superstition and Irreverence T. F.......

Light On The Gospel As An Aid To Prayer

by Rev. R. C. FULLER, D.D. The Infancy Narratives by John Bligh. No. 1 of the series Scripture for Meditation (St. Paul Publications, 10s. 6d.). IN achieving its aim of mak......

Stimulating Thesis Needing Elaboration

by DUNCAN MACPHERSON Christ in the Twentieth Century by Norman Hook (Lutterworth Press 215.) IN this book the Dean of -6Norwich sets out to restate the traditional doctrine of......

Clinical Ecumenism

by Rev. ROBERT HANNAY Experiment in Unity by Neville B. Cryer and Ernest N. Goodridge (Mowbray 15s.) PAGE of testimony is worth a volume of exhortation." These words from the......

Books A Study In Loyalty

for ultra-modern times by IVOR BROWN Troubled Loyalty by Christopher Sykes (Collins 45s.) T HE Roman maxim that you will go safest in the middle may apply to politics in......

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Television

The destroyers: always wrong? by H. R. F. KEATING P. T WO quite different pro• grammes this week turned on moments in history when with right on both sides the destructive......

Films

Two European favourites back by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART T WO familiar Continental favourites are back on London screens. Danielle Darrieux, who has been world-famous since her......

Dublin Diary

Teachers' lesson that is sure to be remembered by DESMOND FENNELL RE is some argument about whether the "withdrawal of labour" by the Republic's secondary schoolteachers is,......

Going Away

The altars of Johann Ritz by JOHN A. STEEL I N the far south of Switzerland next land next to Italy there lies the wild mountainous Canton of the Valais with its great 14,000......

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`support Lacking' For Women's Role Campaign

T HE meagre support forth coming for the campaign by St. Joan's Alliance for women to be admitted to the councils and offices of the Church is regretted in an article by F. M.......

Obituary

Fr. Herbert Edmund Brietzcke, 0.S.B., at Coventry on February 6, aged 84. A native of Portsmouth, he joined the Douai community in 1901 and was ordained in 1908. He taught in......

Frances Dunlop, 21, A Singer With The "pop" Group Known

as The Inquisitive People, has left the group and given up her job with the British Airport Authority at Heathrow to become a novice with the Sisters of St. Mary at Rhyl. Sister......

Teenagers'

all-night i i t peace vg A N all-night vigil for world peace held at the weekend by teenagers in the Yorkshire parish of St. Joseph's, Batley Carr, included a march, prayers......