14th March 1947

14th March 1947
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Freedom Of Religion Is The Pivot Of All Our Liberties

Joint Protest Against Perse c ution BY A STAFF REPORTER " Religious liberty is not just one of the liberties—it is the pivot of all liberty." With this principle set down by......

Mercy Is A Mark

of Democracy —says Catholic Minister Front Ouf Own Correspondent Last week, the Catholic Minister of Justice in the Dutch Catholio of 'mercy towards war-cr i minals Labour......

We Must Set The World An Example Of Leadership With A...

GENERAL MORGAN TELLS " C. H." • By ANDREW BOYLE " By absorbing many of Europe's displaced persons into this country during the present economic crisis, Britain would not merely......

Protect D.p.s In Italy

—says the Cardinal Cardinal Griffin. Archbishop of Westminster, Is among the 12 signatories of a letter to " The Times" published on Tuesday last, drawing attention to the fact......

Ex-p.o.w.s Deported To Russia—bishops' Protest

The German Bishops, in a letter to the Allied Control Council, have protested against the sending to the U.S.S.R. of released prisoners of war. • The letter refers to reports of......

Quebec Bishops Plead For D.p.s

All the Bishops of Quebec Province have joined in a statement supporting immigration into Canada of homeless and displaced persons in Europe. The Bishops add: " Even in the......

Catholic International Relief Office Suggested

Delegates from 24 Catholic Relief Organisations, which met in Paris last week, passed a unanimous resolution expressing their desire to see set up an International Catholic......

Italian Communists Still Pressing For Divorce

Communists in Italy are again pressing for legalising divorce in Italy and the institution of secular education. They have raised the question of the relation of the Church and......

The State And The Individual "fortunately, The Majority...

do not subscribe to the belief that an individual equals one million individuals divided by one million. We in Britain, for instance, believe that the State is the servant of......

Your Soft Drinks Are In. Danger !

COAL SHORTAGE CAUSES BOTTLE CRISIS It takes a ton of coal to make a ton of glass. Even before the electricity cuts the coal shortage had drastically reduced the already meagre......

"cry Shortage And Let Slip The Dogs Of Dictatorship "

The fifth question put to Mr. Douglas Reed. Editor of "London Tidings," and author of " Insanity Fair," " Disgrace Abounding," etc., connects with the story published last week......

New Franciscan General Appointed

The new Procurator General of the Order of Franciscans is Fr. Matthew Faust. Fr. Faust, who is German by birth, was forced by the Nazis to flee the country and he has since •......

Prince Bishop Demands Justice For " Politicals"

The Prince Archbishop of Salzburg, Mgr. Rohracher, addressing a mass rally in the Educational Institute at Innsbruck, solemnly protested that there were thousands of political......

Cardinal Hinsley's Anniversary

On the fourth anniversary, March 17, of the death of his predecessor as Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Hinsley, Cardinal Griffin will preside and give the Absolution at a......

Fireside Schemes Pa, Bunk Deep Into Our Chairs Before The

evening fire, the fatigue tF the day behind us, how easy it is to rehhild the world! What they ought to do, vtle say, is such and such. Why, of a:arse! Then everything would be......

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Moslems And Christians

Stia-From some recent articles in your paper, I note that your readers are invited to believe that the lion has at last lain down with the lamb, and that Moslems and Christians......

The Press Ban From The Earl Of Iddesleigh

SIR,-Your leading article states that no protest against the suppression of the weekly Press was made in Parliament. May I refer you to the debate which took place in the House......

Profit-sharing -and Co-partnership

SIR,-If Fr. Kelly wants to know the names and addresses of firms Operating any scheme of profitsharing or co-partnership he should %%the to the Secretary, The industrial......

Family-care Relief For Austrian Children

Si,-May 1, with your permission, thank all who have responded to my Weal (CATHOLIC HERALD. February 7) for hospitality arid financial aid on behalf of children from Austria and......

[ Points From Letters "barry" The Catholic Herald Carries...

Is " Barry " a saint's name? It may be of interest to your correspondent to know that the patron of the Diocese of Cork is St. Finnbarr (" the fair-haired ") end many in Cork......

Classified Advertisements

MUST BE PRF.PAlD Send amount estimated (approx. 6 worth to • lints plus 6d, if using lox Number (Adjustments made AFTER insertion). MINIMUM 2 lines. Hotels and Trade 119 pr......

A Directory Of Schools And Coi.leges

SALESIAN COLLEGE VARNBOROUGH. Hampshire. Boarditis A aired Day Grammar School. Uses/ Examinations, Boys accepted from 9 Years. For prospectus apply to the Rector. RYE ST.......

School

LEAVING AGE SfRi - Catholics should consider what is involved in the raising of the school-leaving age to 15 years in April of this year. It has been my lot to examine some......

The Adoption Scheme

Sut„-Your leading article dealing with the "C.H." " opposite number ". international Adoption plan, prompts me to offer a few suggestions, especially as you report that queries......

Letters

ERIC GILL'S ALTAR PIECE SIR,--AItliough various persons have hastened to the defence of the monkey w, hich was removed from Eric Gill's altar piece, it is noteworthy that no......

And Obvious Symbolism Which Needs No Fanciful Reference...

Is devotion to the 0 Lnniacidste Conception" a modern development in your Church? No. Saint Ephraem the Syrian (A.D. 306-373) was remarkable, says the Roman Breviary, for " his......

Sociology Of Film

S1R. - May I be allowed to answer the kind and suggestive review of my book by Fr. Scott, SI, in your issue of February 7, 1947? I feel Fr. Scott has slightly misunderstood the......

Answers

In Heaven no temptation can come end no sins be committed. How, then, was Satan tempted? At the moment of their Trial, the Angels did not enjoy the supernatural vision of God......

(we Were, Of Course, Well Aware Of The Debate Referred

W. and grateful for it, hut the ban was made on February 14, and the debate only took place nearly a fortnight the vital fortnight-later. EDITOR., C.11.1...

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The Church And The New India

THE Interest shown by the , people of England in the affairs of India is most gratifying. I find abundant evideoce of it both in the attitude of the Press which frequently......

History The Opium War

Foreign Mud. By Maurice Collis. (Faber, 21s.). THIS book illustrates the old truth that it is not the :subject of a book which matters, but the way in which it is written. To......

,garden

SEASONAL HINTS w ITH soft conditions following the thaw, it is difficult to get on with much sowing. The more we keep off the soil, the better—at least until penetrating March......

Brief For Italy

Italy Speaks. By Barbara Barclay Carter. (Gollancz, (is.) M ISS Barclay Carter presents the 4..1. case for post-war Italy, a case fully and painstakingly documented. She......

Clerical-fascism

MR. PAUL Vincent Carroll has had the forethought to make Fr. Shaughessy, in The White Steed, at the EMBASSY, 4,uch a blundering ass of a man that no intelligent playgoer will......

The Design Of Heresy, Its Life Force, Pride Or The

yearning to be self-sufficient, and, paradoxically and significantly, in this to he engulfed, works itself out in the last act of Back to Methuselah (ARTS). A few weeks ago the......

Typically Elizabethan. Webster's The White Devil...

of lust and sudden death. A cheerful little piece. it includes one strangulation, on stage; three poisonings, by divers means; two mass and one plain stabbings; fratricide and a......

Earth And Ourselves

SEAGULLS TIURING the recent cold spell a friend living in Hampstead wrote: " The street is crowded with seagulls—you can hardly see the snow for gulls-but when one passes they......

1 Films By Grace Conway

Double Feature Tyranny ONE day last week I sat next to MT. John Baxter at a luncheon party, Mr. Baxter is one of the enterprising, independent and most original of British film......

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Uestions Of The Week

By Michael de la Bedoyere Three Books on Communism THERE are three books which • should be " required reading" for all who advocate the appeasement of Soviet Russia. and the......

1catholic Profiles :94 I Mgr. Masterson

Archhishop.Designate of Birmingham monasteries and other religious houses where the communities assemble in order of seniority a gap is noticeable between those professed in......

Catholic Marriage Guidance

T HE news of the intention of the Catholic Marriage Guidance Council to conduct correspondence courses in preparation for marriage within the next twelve months was published in......

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A Layman's Pulpit

Secret Sessions ' AND when you fast," said Jesus, " be not. as the hypo crites, sad. For they disfigure their faces that they may appear unto men to fast. Amen I 1 say unto you......

K Alen D Ar March 16-22 Sunday, March 16. Fourth Sunday...

Monday. March 17. St. Patrick, Apostle of Ireland, 464. (Whim) Tuesday, March 18. St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, 386. (White.) Wednesday. March 19.......

Feminine Forum

IT'S A .GIFT! By GRACE CONWAY O NE of the best qualities any '"" fairy godmother can bestow on an infant at its christening is the gift of imagination. Without it, people are......

In A Few Words

" Ecce Sacerdos " AST Sunday afternoon I was thinking of the days in the early Church when (so I am told) bishops ruled such small dioceses that a genuinely personal......

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Of Persons And Places

The Rev. Ernest Moodie has been appointed a Canon of St. John Lateran, the Pope's titular church, and also has received the rank of Protonotary Apostolic—an honour which carries......

Dockers' Parish Gives Six Cwt. Of Food To Austria " We...

By W. J. IGOE Poplar, 'Dockers' parish in the most heavily bombed district in London's East End, has set an example of Christian charity to all the world by collecting in one......

Birmingham Teachers Keep Fresh

Arctic blizzard weather has failed to keep Birmingham teachers away from the second refresher course organised by their own committee, and ending this week. It was for teachers......

Reporters Leave Catholic Meeting

By a Staff Reporter Newspaper reporters withdrew from a meeting of the Liverpool Catholic Teachers' Association, in St. Philip's Hall, Liverpool, on Wednesday, last week, when......

Belgian ,catholics Visit North

By a Staff Reporter Belgian social welfare workers and trade unionists visiting Liverpool for a special course, organs ised by the British Council, assembled in the Allied......

Ecclesiastical And Other Information

BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: March 14. St. Berna s dette's, Hillingdon: Administers the Sacrament of Confirmation, 6 p.m.......

Mgr. Masterson 1

(Continued front page 4) which parallels the Civic pride of Manchester and which maintains a virile Catholic tradition. Birmingham cannot forget either Ullathorne or Newman, for......

Charities," Said A Young Priest With Whom I Chatted In

an East End home; " they sneak in to me with parcels after nightfall as if they were in process of committing a crime. The home was that of Mr. James Duhig„ ex-Serviceman......

Forget Class War

AND GET TO WORK! Fr. Crane Strikes At Slackers, " It is time we thrust from us the dreary categories of the class-War and settled down to the business of say. ing ourselves......

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They Work Among The Ruins Of .their Church I

We print below, substantially as received the heroic but pitiful story of one Catholic parish in Germany awaiting an adopter. Front a Special Correspondent Fr. Martindale's......

142,000 Catholics More For Tito

Mgr. Margotti, Archbishop of Gorizia. has issued a pastoral letter fiercely denouncing the ," imposed" peace treaty with Italy, recently signed. The Archbishop particularly......

Speed The Plough

By the EARL OF WICKLOW We do not propose to talk about the weather; others have had worse than ourselves, and have had to face far more serious results, but as we are mainly......

Christian Democrats Meet In Switzerland

" Europe, shaken to its foundations, cannot be consolidated, nor can peace in the different countries and between the peoples be assured, till the principles of respect for......

What Demeans A Man?

"Our approach to the supernatural life must be by the lowly. yet royal, road of worship. The worship of God demeans no man: on the contrary it ennobles hint, elevates him. "......

Milipsw From Page One

GENERAL MORGAN and in Britain I find a strange reluctance to face this plain truth lest we offend Russia's delicate feelings. I wonder who was responsible for this......

For The Hungry

Teens rr Teen-agers eat to keep growing as well as to keep going. It is natural, therefore, that their appetites are bigger than those of grown-ups. But, if you are not careful,......

Send All P.o.w.s Home This Year

Mr. R. R. Stokes, M.P., who has consistently championed the rights of P.O.W.s, has tabled a motion calling for a speeding up of repatriation of P.O.W.s here and in the Middle......

The Religious Persecutions In Europe

Continued from page one sistent in this particular instance because the Archbishop of Zagreb's fine record as a patriot was so clear CUL " But when I think of religious......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. The Holy Father has received in private audience recently Cardinals Prederico Tedesehini, Francesco Marmaggi ; Mgr. Hildebrandt) Vannucci,......