14th November 1969

14th November 1969
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Cardinal Reports On Synod

T HE Bishops of England and Wales met at Westminster on Monday and Tuesday this week, when it is b el ieved that Cardinal' Heenan reported fay to them on the recent Synod of......

Dinner Will Aid Lourdes Pilgrims

A CHRISI MAS dinner, to be attended by Cardinal Heenan, Lord Longford, Mr. Bob Mellish, M.P., and Mr. J. G. Molloy, Irish Ambassador, is being organised to raise money to fly......

'parents To Blame For Tv Sex Films'

BY A STAFF REPORTER CONTROVERSY con tinued among Catholics over the BBC's plan to broadcast sex education programmes for eightand nineyear-olds. A Catholic educationist this......

Caritas Standing In For Red Cross

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT ". ED CROSS relief operations in Biafra have been taken over by Caritas, the Catholic relief organisation. and the World Council of Churches, while......

No 'going It Alone'

—Bishop Worlock BY A STAFF REPORTER I N a Catholic Church with a universal mission there can be no "going it alone," regardless of others, says Bishop Worlock in his pastoral......

Mgr. Goulder Memorial

Pr HE GUILD OF RANSOM, which is devoted to keeping alive the past traditions and heritage of Catholicism in Britain and helping poorer parishes financially, plans to erect a......

Cardinal Willebrands'

• • t V1S1 CCARDINAL WILLE`—i BRANDS, president of the Vatican Secretariat for Christian Unity. is to preach in Liverpool Anglican Cathedral at the annual joint ecumenical......

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Tourism Seen As Aid To Unity

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT rOMMENTING on the recently published General Directory on Tourism, issued by the Congregation of the Clergy, Pope Paul described the world phenomenon......

Euthanasia Bill Again In Year Or Two

IT is unlikely that a new Euthanasia Bill will be presented to Parliament for the next year or two, Sir George Thomson, the Nobel prize winning physicist, told the annual......

Protest At Ban On Ulster Meeting

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A ROW flared in Manchester City Council lasl week when it was decided to refuse permission to the Campaign for Social Justice in Northern Ireland to......

Floods And Earthquake Aid Appeal

HELP the Aged is hoping to collect eleven tons of clothing and 0,000 as the result of a campaign in Glasgow on December 9 and 10 in which more than 50 churches of all......

'shelter' Girls Promoted

T HREE women in their early and mid 20s have been appointed to key positions in the campaign team of Shelter, National Campaign for the Homeless, it was announced on Monday.......

Priest Joins Catholic Press Office

F R. JOSEPH DAVIS, a member of the Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales. joins the Catholic Information Office shortly as ecclesiastical assistant to the Press and Information......

Teesside Parents To Advise On Schools

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A N advisory council of lay people representative of all Catholic schools and organisations on Teesside has been set up by Bishop McClean of......

School Milk Row: M.p.

raps Short .-F HE Education Minister, Mr. Edward Short, has refused to meet a deputation of parents who are asking for free milk to be restored to the 85 pupils of St. John's......

Janie's Coughing At Mass Led

to a new life T HE day they took threeyear-old Janie Chinnappa and her elder sister away from their parents in the South Indian town of Madurai was a turning point in their......

By John Oikeeffe

bring her," explained Rosie. Fr. Nevett decided to pay a call at her home. OUT OF RUT With a long experience of India, even. he was shocked by the extent of the Chinnappas'......

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'sip Of Me Times'

EAMONN CASEY's ordination to the Irish Episcopate was a "sign of the times," Cardinal Heenan told the congregation of over 2.000 in St. Mary's Cathedral, Killarney, last......

2,000 Pupils In This Comprehensive

"MRS. DAVIES, is it, and you have a daughter, Paula? Which form is she in?" The girl was very pleasant but totally wrong for I had not come to Mayfield School, Putney, to......

Buying Cards From Charities

by MAUREEN VINCENT CHRISTMAS cards can be a thumping bore or a longed-for treat. If you are young, busy, short of time and money, they can be the last straw on the already......

Vocations

The call from God -3 H ow can a man be suit that God is calling him to the priesthood or religious life? The short answer is that his call must be recognised and approved by......

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Pity Poor Philip

A LL public figures have to watch their words and take some account of the meaner intellects in their audiences, but when an ex-naval officer cannot turn an embarrassing......

Need For The Holy Virtue Of Discrimination

By Drinkwator Canon F. H. I F you were stopped coming out of Mass tomorrow by some opinion-polls merchant and asked: "Are you clear about what the Catholic Faith is," would you......

Desmond Albrow Meeting The Springboks Head On

I T is now obvious that there is going to be trouble wherever the South African rugby tourists play. The antiApartheid groups, having inhaled the first heady whiffs of free......

Pressing Need To Aid These Priests

ONE result of the period of change and turmoil through which the Church is passing is that an increasing number of priests and religious are becoming unsettled in their......

Reflection

by Sister Madeleine, O.S.A. Beginning of prayer PRAYER is exposure to God, to the glory of his presence as it shines out in the world, in us. for those "who have eyes to see......

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Changes In Receiving Communion

I N trying to assess the pros and cons of Communion in the hand Mr. Robert Ombres (November 7) rightly assumes that we should examine history, and quotes the words of St. Cyril......

'new' Mass: Time For Plain Speaking

T HE CATHOLIC HERALD is to be congratulated for its signal service to the faith in publicising the Latin Mass Society's pamphlet. "A Critical Study of the New Order of the......

Translation Bad And Offensive

WOULD like to express agreement with fr. Michael Gedge's objections (November 7) to the words "bread and wine" used after the Consecration in Eucharistic Prayer TV. As Fr.......

Broadening Work Of Unity Centre

w E write as representative Governors of Benifold, the ecumenical house for prayer, to ask for information. Benifold was opened early in 1964 as a pioneer experiment on a small......

Changes Needed In Catholic Secondary Education

Y ou quote Simon Mahon, M.P. (November 7) as saying that we don't mind reorganisation in education provided our schools stay Catholic schools. 'I 'believe that there is a large......

Why This Ban On Women?

M Y husband and I became converts to the Catholic Church just over a year ago. We both enjoy working for the Church, in whatever capacity we can, and feel our lives are much......

Sex Education

a proper knowledge of sex is a great help towards spiritUal and psychological maturity. If a child is fobbed off with mistaken ideas about sex, or if he or she learns these......

Question And Answer

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question Could you recommend some inexpensive bookswhich would help Catholic parents to give some sex instruction to growing boys and girls? W.S.,......

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Attractive Works That Can Too Easily Become Remote

RELIGIOUS books for the very young, who see abstract ideas in familiar visual terms, are easier to envisage than those for, say, tenyear-olds or adolescents. The new sort of......

Church History's N Ew Look

HE way I was taught it, Church History was the dullest lesson of the week. We yawned and doodled our way through those dreary persecutions, all dates and names and about as......

Earliest Prayers

God's Happy Family by Felicitas Betz (Chapman 4s.) A DELIGHTFUL first prayer book, illustrated with gay colourful pictures and set in large, clear type. The text is simple, and......

Trendier Paths Of Sanctity

by BELINDA HALE-WHITE Saints and Heroes for Boys by Doris Burton (Sands 7s. 6d.) IF you're looking for a -a "trendy" (but not too trendy) version of Six O'clock Saints, this......

Religious Books For Children

backgrounds T HERE are plenty of "background" books about the Old and New Testaments, but most of them. like Mary Miller's The Greatest Name of All and Great Stories from the......

In Search Of The True Jerusalem

by FELIX NOVAK Furnace of the Lord by Elisabeth Elliot (Hodder & Stoughton Us.) H ERE is a serious and ex tremely worthwhile Christmas present for the mature "junior" reader.......

Meaningful

missives Children's Letters to Santa Claus. Compiled by Bill Adler (Collins 7s. 6d.) H ERE is yet another sequel to the unforgettable bestsellers Children's Letters to God and......

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Iitchcock Tries Espionage

OB ODY, I suppose, would claim that Topaz ." Odeon, Leicester are) was the very best of 'heock. But even lesser :hcock films are as good guaranteed to be vastly *e entertaining......

Greatest Frenchman Of All

Y OUR ordinary Briton of whatever religious denomination has got on pretty well knowing next to nothing about Blaise Pascal, typical 171h-century figure, scientist, theologian,......

Booksellers Discuss Future

A T the Religious Booksellers Group annual meeting in London last week the chief topics for discussion were the future of the group itself and the training of religious......

Good Food And Wine In Hungary

H IS black eyes and smoul dering expression looked both Mongol and murderous. And the tremulous tones he produced from some bass instrument were sending shivers down every......

Scout, Aged 12, Wins Poster Prize

A POSTER competition sponsored by the Catholic Scout Advisory Council has been won by 12-year-old Peter O'Donnell, of Scunthorpe, Lincs. He belongs to the 10th Scunthorpe Scout......

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Vorster Urged To Step Up Anticatholie Policy

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT S OUTH AFRICA may step up its anti-Catholic immigration policy if the National Party's extremists have their way. The Cape Town correspondent of......

Mystery Of The Missing Paintings

IN spite of a denial by the Vatican last week that three valuable paintings were stolen from Pope Paul's apartments when he was at Castelgandolfo during the summer, the Italian......

Verona Fathers' New Provincial

TAURING celebrations at Sunningdale, Berks., to mark his silver jubilee in the priesthood, it was announced that Fr. Eric Grace had been elected English Provincial of the Verona......

Second Thoughts On Dr. Dooley

T HE late Dr. Tom Dooley. the young American naval doctor who. in the 1950s, started hospitals and ran medical programmes in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, "unknowingly played a......

Indignation At Paraguay Repression

A WAVE of indignation over reports of police action in Paraguay by the regime of the President, Gen. Alfredo Stroessner. against priests, Religious and lay persons, including......

Amnesty Plea For U.s. Objectors

BY A STAFF REPORTER AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL on Tuesday issued a statement appealing to the American Government to keep faith with its tradition of freedom of dissent by declaring......

Pope Warns Would-be Reformers

T HE Pope warned would be reformers in the Church last Wednesday week that they did not have the right to change things as they pleased or to contradict Church teaching. "The......

Church Era Of `shared Responsibility'

ARDINAL DEARDEN Archbishop of Detroit. said on Monday that the Catholic Church was entering a new era of "shared responsibility" in which the Pope would work with the bishops......

Bishops' Pledge To U.s. Priests P Riests In America Asked...

hierarchy on Monday for a full voice in the policy-making councils of the Church. The national bishops' conference, at its autumn meeting in Washington, issued immediate......

Bernadette Devlin Book Praised

B ERNADETTE DEV LIN'S book "The Price of My Soul," which has been published in America in advance of publication in Britain, was warmly praised last week in the Washington......

Rhodesian Churches Condemn Land Bill

Dr. Ramsey to visit S. Africa FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT R HODESIA'S Churches have joined forces to denounce the Smith regime's Land Tenure Bill, which divides the country......

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Scottish Unity Problem In 1970s_

T HE relationship of the Catholic Church to the national (Presbyterian) Church of Scotland will be a major problem during the 1970s, says Dr. Harry Whitley, Minister of St.......

Archbishop Praises Modern Youth

P RAISE for modern youth came from Archbishop Beck of Liverpool at a special Youth Mass in Liverpool Cathedral on Sunday, attended by 2.000 young people. Many of them, said......

Combined Recruiting Campaign 1n Sussex

O NE of the latest exercises in ecumenical co-operation is the setting up of a clerical recruiting team by the Catholic. Anglican and free churches in Sussex. A letter signed......

Obituary

Sir David Rose c h lR DAVID ROSE, the first Governor General of Guyana, died after scaffolding fell on the car in which he was traselling in Whitehall on Monday. lie was 46.......