14th November 1947

14th November 1947
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Report Of International Committee Reveals

SOVIET PLAN TO CONTROL GERMANY Capt. BLACKBURN TELLS " C.H." " THIS COULD MEAN WAR " BY A STAFF REPORTER The report of the International Cornmittee for the Study of European......

The Wehrmacht Is Re-formed In Addition, It Is Alleged That

the Wehrtnacht is being reconstituted under such redoubtable military figures as Marshal von Paulus and General von Seydletz. and that already dozens of divisions have been......

The Same Plan "the Substance Is The Same, Only Tbe.details

differ; and so far as the people of this country are concerned, the point about the present outline of a plan against Germany is that the problem is being brought much closer to......

A Swift Putsch He Pointed Out That Germansoviet Military...

were presumably going ahead at a time while the last remaining British troops were - being pulled out of Greece, while Britain's armed forces were being cut to the bone for......

The Cardinal Calls All Catholics To The Defence Of Their...

" AN AMENDING ACT IS REQUIRED " BY A STAFF REPORTER Cardinal Griffin has publicly demanded that the National Health Service Act, due to come into effect next July, be amended......

Staff Appointments " Moreover, The Regional Hospital...

to appoint a new management committee to the transferred hospital and to elect the officers. "The rights of the Minister are well secured. but the rights of those who have been......

Nursing Vocation " Religion, In Fact, Has Always Played...

of the sick. We must also remember that nursing of the sick is not merely a profession but a vocation. It is. I fear, a lack of a sense of vocation which is responsible for the......

The M.p.s Foresee Difficulties

By a Staff Reporter There appears to be full agreement with the Cardinal's condemnation of Section 61 as " too vague to be effective," among Catholic M.P.s, who have for some......

Willing To Discuss

In regard to this case Mr. Bevan is stated to be " willing to discuss and negotiate" in view of the arguments brought forward. Such arguments included proofs of how well the......

French Nun

BEATIFIED Thousands of pilgrims, two French Cardinals, three Archbishops. and 16 Bishops were in Rome for the beatification of Sister Jeanne Delanoue, an 18thcentury French......

Tito Is Making A Film On Archbishop Stepinac

Tito, Communist boss of Yugoslavia, mentary film " made on Mgr. Aloys Stepinac. bishop of Zagreb, report Croatians in South America. is having a " docuthe imprisoned Arch The......

Three Archbishops Get Commissions In R.n.v.r, For The...

three Catholic Archbishops — Westminster. Liverpool and St. Andrews and Edinburgh —have been granted commissions in the R.N.V.R. This entitles them to go on hoard drill ships at......

Cardinal Visits Tower Of London

When Cardinal Griffin visited the Tower of London last Friday he broke a record that has held since the reign of Henry VIII, for Cardinal Wolsey was the last Cardinal to make a......

The Pope's Present Arrives At Palace

Archbishop Godfrey. the Apostolic Delegate to Great Britain. delivered to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday, a personal letter from the Holy Father to Princess Elizabeth......

German Cardinal's Visit Postponed

Cardinal von Preysing. Bishop of Berlin, will not be coming to England until early in the New Year. An announcement from Archbishop's House states that Cardinal Griffin invited......

The King Receives Party Of

23 CATHOLIC DELEGATES By a Staff Reporter Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, headed a Catholic deputation which waited upon the King yesterday at Buckingham Palace.......

Hungarian Catholic Weekly Suspended

The Hungarian Cabinet has suspended 'publication of the Catholic weekly newspaper Uj Ember (New Man) for one month for printing a letter from Cardinal Mindszenty alleging......

Two Priests Were Heroes Of Siege Of Convent

By a Staff Reporter Full details of the ten days' reign of terror suffered by the little company of priests, doctors, nuns, patients and children in St. Joseph's .Hospital, at......

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Letters

"CHRISTIAN CIVILISATION" Front Christopher Dawson Sat,---1 agree wholeheartedly with what Mr. Robert Speai g ht says in his article of November 7, on the dan g ers of 4......

Edith Stein Sir,—may I Give To Your Readers A Few More...

story, taken from the Osservatore Romano. you printed in last week's issue of the " C.H."? Having devoted herself during the 1914 war to the care of soldiers in a military......

Books From Abroad

SIR.—A well-known Catholic firm reminds us in its latest circular that in future our le g islators have decreed that the "unrestricted import of all books for reading purposes......

Meaning Of Forgiveness

SIR.—In an interview with a daily paper, a Britihh officer is reported to have said, when speakin g of his part in the Italian campaign, " We attacked the German Army......

Catholics And Politics

SiR.—In the recent correspondence on " Catholics and Party Politics" I have been struck by the biased attitude adopted by the majority of your correspondents. The conclusion......

Sir,—mr, Russell Has Referred To Edinbur G H Where, He...

Protestant Action Party returned a member to Parliament in 1945 " by a majority of 10,000, there being no Tory candidate in the division." Edinburgh returns five M.P.s. Two of......

Ireland And Help For Germans S111,—in Your Issue Of October

3 you published an appeal for old clothin g for a German refugee camp made by Mrs. Kelly of Flensburg, 13.A.O.R. Our family felt we should do something small for them and......

Hospitality For Austrian Children

SIR,—As the responsibility for discovering hospitable homes for the Austrian children now in Liverpool and other British towns was entrusted to me, I shall be g rateful if I can......

The Anglican Illusion Si.—i Think It 'might Help Mr. Poynter

and those who think with him, to understand the case, so ably presented by Mr. Richard O'Sullivan, if they would recall these facts: The Act of Supremacy was passed in November,......

Suggested Film Of Life Of An English Saint Sir,—in Support

of the suggestion for filming the life of St. Thomas More, may I point out: (1) In the conversion of souls (the desire of all, for the g lory of God and love of friends) it is......

Points From Letters ' Catholic Preaching In Answer To A. J.

M.'s q uery as to why the standard of preachin g in Catholic churches is unsatisfactory, may I state that as far as my experience goes, it is due to the general neglect of......

Conservatives And Catholics I Am Wonderin G What Prompted...

print the report " Conservatives don't want Catholics," so very conspicuously, just in time for the recent elections, The results show, anyway, that many Catholics du a a r want......

Late Arrivals For Mass

I have been in this country for 18 months. I want to tell the people in England how they solve the problem of late arrivals at Mass. The people arriving at church first, sit in......

Ecclesiastical Titles Surely The " Ecclesiastical Titles...

passed in 1851—not 1871 —as stated in two different places in your current issue ?—CHARLES M. HAterieLn, 17, Langcliffe Avenue, Harrogate. [The original Act was in 1851 ; the......

Remembrance Day Tito Catholic Herald Gave The Impression...

B.B.C. was broadcasting no Catholic service for November 11 " despite an abundance of denominational ceremonies." should like to point out that no speal relig ious broadcasts......

Catholic Industrialists I Have Noted With Much Interest...

account of the activity of the Confederation Franewise des Professions. However, your reporter's comment "En g lish employers who were invited to the Congress refused to take......

"converts "

Why should a convert to the Church be referred to as such at all? Once received into the Body of Christ, one is equally a Catholic with other members. The labelling of a convert......

Answers

What is the " good " of monks who lead " self-centred " lives? No such monks exist! Your criticism of a Welsh "island-community" the Cistercian or " Trappist " community at......

A Priest Of Your Own

It is not given to every home to count a biest among its children but every Family can have Us " own Priest" by helping a Student on towards the Sacred Priesthood. Your family......

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Marriage Notice

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At Last!

THE NEW MAGAZINE FOR BOYS 8c GIRLS REALISING THE GREAT NEED for good reading matter for children, Collins have for some years been planning a really first-class magazine with......

Classifieds-( Contd.)

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To Irishmen In Britain Seiiiilled Butildong Workers Wanted

in Ireland Employment is available in all parts of Ireland for skilled Irish building trade workers. Revised wage rates, front an average of 3/per hour (44 hour week) in Dublin......

Catholics And The World Crisis --‘ 7 1 Heresy Is The...

mirror of truth. It reflects it as something grotesque - either elongated or compressed. or twisted out of recognition. It is difficult to recognise in Marxism the same truth......

Sheila Kaye-smith Pleads For

A ore Intelligent Cat1 olic Approach the conversion of England, to say nothing of saving the world. MAKING DIFFICULTIES Catholics haVe for too long stood aloof. In certain......

Pilgrimages-material Aspects

The Four Paths . of Pilgrimagr. By H. Newton Wethered. (Frederick Muller, Ltd., 10s. 6d.) Reviewed by C H A RLES OSBORNE T HIS is a book which gathers WA gether random stories......

Theatre

The Taming of the Shrew WHAT glorious fun is the Taming " of the Shrew (at the NEW), rich ill casual comedy which strikes cleanly at the very roots of life. Shakespeare had......

Garden

USE OF WINTER CROPS WINTER lasts six months, as far v't as crops arc concerned. There will be little fresh growth until about April, except that some plants will begin to......

Recommended Recent Books Devotional

About Jesus. By C. I. Woollen. (Sands, 6s.) Aims at making the life of Our Lord a living reality in the minds of readers. Explanation of doctrine woven into -the story. The......

Films By Grace Conway

What Children Like HUNDREDS of thousands of words are spilled every year by people criticising, deploring, condemning films which children see and blaming them for the ever......

From "twelve"-to "seventy-two" !

Twelve And A f ter: Teachers' Material. F. H. Drinknvater. (Walker. 55.) Reviewed by IVOR HAEL T T EACHERS and priests who secured the first edition of this invaluable......

. Family Matters

II • • I b lhilornena I The Ungenteel Kipper I WAS once severely snubbed by a Cornish landlady who told me that no really genteel person ever ate kippers ! This was after I......

Daffodils And Ilyabinths

- HAVE you thought of giving bulbs this Christmas ? "-three or four hyacinths or daffodils, or a bowlful of crocuses or scillas whose tips are just beginning to show above the......

Hooks For Nature Lovers

I yours is a Nature-loving family, here are three suggestions for Christmas presents: for a grown-up: Adam Was a Ploughman, by C. Henry Warren (Eyre & Spottiswoode, 10s. 6d.)......

A Russian On The Russians

The Russian Idea, By Nicolas Berdyaev. Translated by R. M. French. pp. 255. (Bles.: The Centenary Press, 18s. net.) ' Reviewed by DONALD ATTWATER P ROFESSOR Berdyaev sets out......

The Ideal Christmas Gift

Is a Subscription to the European Edition of this International Catholic Magazine You will be amazed at the immense vatiete of information contained in it. Every m onth th e......

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Qgi Q'.4hh';s Of The Week

Mr. Bevan and Our Hospitals By Miehael de la lledowere THE Cardinal has once again raised an issue of vital importance to Catholics (and to many others) in the statement he......

The Severe Potato Ration Is A Landmark Along The Way

to the great austerity with which the country is now faced. It is true that the actual causes of this particular measure are in part accidental. But they are not wholly so. The......

I Catholic Profiles :1291

j. SEYMOUR JONAS A REGULAR speaker for many years at lunch-hour meetings on Towel Hill, as well as from the Catholic Evidence Guild platform in Hyde Park, Mr. J. Seymour Jonas......

Eighteen Months' Reflection

HOWEVER, in the course of the 18 months that have since elapsed, the Minister's personal assurances have come to be viewed as insufficient. After alt, neither Mr. Bevan nor the......

Your Daily Mass Guide

November 16-22 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16. 25th Sunday after Pentecost (taken from the 6th after the Epiphany). 2nd coll. St. Edmund of Canterbury. 3rd coll. St. Gertrude. Cr. Pref. of......

In A Few Words New Ideas In Sevenoaks T Ast

week I was lucky enough " to be invited to give an informal talk to some members of the newly constituted parish 'association in Sevenoaks. It Nvii extraordinarily pleasant to......

C A Ltholic' Workers'

NOTEBOOK . ATTITUDE TO WORK ANY reasons are given for our present crisis. Many lay the blame on various people or governments, but we Catholic Workers must face the situation......

All Sorts Asset,s I

B vwwwww Fr.Bernar Fr.Bernar All Sorts asset,S I B vwwwww J.F.T.D. Carry On Smoking WHEN WHEN this column was first the Canon said "Go ahead and the Lord be with you;......

Some Recent Publications: The History Of The P R Immve...

fa , PRE LEBRETON & JACQUES ZEILLER Translated by Rev. E. C. Messenger, Ph.D, VOL, IV.-THE CHURCH IN THE THIRD CENTURYPART II. This volume is also the index volume to the......

Saint Joan-the Woman And The Saint

by ETIENNE ROBO A new presentation of the life of the Maid of Orleans, written simply and briefly with many references to the contemporary accounts of her trial and vindication.......

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Young Workers' Rally Crowds Cathedral Hall

By a Staff Reporter Westminster Cathedral Hall was packed to overflow on Sunday last, when the Young Christian Workers of the London area invited all Young Workers to a rally......

Catholic Mayor Of Stoke Visits Burslem Church

On the occasion of the first ever Catholic Lord Mayor of Stoke-onTrent (Alderman H. Beresford), being escorted to St. Joseph's, Burslcm, on Sunday, the Archbishop of Birmingham,......

Be Up And Doing

—says Pat Keegan From our own Correspondent "Be up and doing " was the message that Pat Keegan, National President of the Young Christian Workers, and international President......

By A Staff Reporter Suggesting That The National...

the Knights of St. Columba, due to be held at Llandudno in September next year, be made the occasion of " a much wider effort," Mgr. Petit, Bishop of Mene via, said at a meeting......

C.p.a.

Resolution On Education At a meeting held under the auspices of the Southend Central Committee of the Catholic Parents' Association, on Sunday, November 9, 1947, at the......

Future Lies With Christianity Alone

—SAYS DR. MORGAN Dr. Morgan, Catholic Labour M.P. for Rochdale, lecturing on Socialism to Catholic Civil Servants in London, said that of the four main civilizations extant in......

Film On Life Of Bishop Challoner

Two film strips, illustrating the life of the 18th century Vicar Apostolic of the London district, Bishop Richard Challoner, will he shown for the first time, ,in the presence......

Country Not Immune "above All, It Should Be A Means

of making the Catholic body aware of the forces in opposition. It is absolutely necessary that every Catholic be in touch wit lithe realities of the situation," declared the......

Priests In Isolation Menevia, In Particular, There Is A...

deal of work for the laity to do. The priests of Menevia know this better even than I do as I have been Bishop but a short time." Priests of the diocese had to live in......

Is A Weapon

" In the whole field of education the recent Act has handed the children of the country hound hand and foot to any particular Minister of Education. It is a weapon in the hands......

From Our Own Correspondent Nottingham.

" We shall never rest until every Catholic nurse in this country is able to attend Sunday Mass," so Miss M. Winstanley, national President of the Catholic Nurses Ouild, declared......

Squires Celebrate Their 21st Birthday In London

Mayor Of Stepney To From Our Own Correspondent Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, used incidents From his travels abroad to illustrate the real meaning of Catholic......

Mayor Of Stepney To Make Civic Visit To Limehouse Church

Alderman Thomas Aylward, the Catholic Mayor of Stepney, will attend Solemn High Mass, at the Church of Our Lady Immaculate. Limehouse, on November 23, at 12 noon. Alderman......

Non-catholics Give Bus To Convent School

A conversation between two nonC'atlio tics, in Montpellier, Gloucestershire, 18 months ago. had a happy sequel at Nazareth House, Cheltenham, on Saturday last. A shining......

Frinton Trys Something New

By a Staff Reporter All last week the Catholics of Frinton-on-Sea packed their little church to hear, night after night, Fr. Clifford Howell, 5.3., conduct it new type of......

Ecclesiastical And Other Information

BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: November 16, St. Edmund's College, Ware, for Petrone' Feast. November 18, St. James's Palace:......

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This New Type Of Evening Service

DEPENDS ON CO-OPERATION OF THE CONGREGATION Nun M.P. By GRACE CONWAY Fr, Clifford Howell, S.J., of Bourton Hall, Rugby, since his demobilisation from the Army (he has served on......

Give It To The Pope

—SAYS FRANCO VATICAN CITY. A gold medal given every century in Spain to an outstanding personality is to be awarded to the Pope by a special Spanish Mission. The medal was......

Suspended For Slur On U.s.s.r.

WASHINGTON. Press reports stating that " Miss" Margaret Schlachta was suspended from the Hungarian parliament because of an alleged slur against the Soviet Union, failed to......

U.s. Cardinal Wins Half ,

the Battle Cardinal Dougherty. Archbishop of Philadelphia, who last week threatened a Catholic boycott of two cinemas in that city, has won half his battle. The Cardinal asked......

Brisk News Letter

Is Eire Swinging Left ? By the EARL OF WICKLOW In France and England there has been a marked swing to the right; is Ireland swinging to the left It is hard to say, for it is......

Listen To This

A. C'. F. REALES, one of the Founders of the Sword of the Spirit and Lecturer in Education at University of London, King's College, gives Christian Commentary, news and events......

Moscow Calls The German Concordat "nazi Document"

By MAX JORDAN The Soviet representatives in the Allied Control Council in Berlin have asked that the Concordat negotiated between the Holy See and Germany in 1933 be formally......

Now Bar The Atom B

—SAYS VATICAN PAPER ROME The Vatic at newspaper the Osservatore Romano, commenting on Russia's atomic bomb statement, expresses the hope that the bomb, now it is no longer a......

English Apostle Of Holland Gets Civic Honours

From our Netherlands Correspondent On Nov. 7 the feast of St. Willibtord, English Apostle of the Netherlands, a magnificent statue of the saint was unveiled in front of the old......

Co-operation With Communists Impossible

—HUNGARIAN LEADER Fr. Bela Varga, one of the founders and leaders of the Small Holders Party. formerly President Of the Hungarian National Assembly, who recently escaped from......

Praise For Work Of Jesuit On Council Of Jews And Christians

lly a Staff Reporter Jacques Maritain, the eminent Thomist philosopher, and French Ambassador to the Holy See, has been elected to serve as co-Chairman with the Marquess of......

Rash Cleared

After years of trouble "I feel I must write to thank you for your most wonderful Skin Balm. I have spent pounds on myself to no effect but after using your Balm for two months......