15th August 1947

15th August 1947
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Mgr. Stepinac's Visitors Are Reds

Extracts from their statements, circulated by the official Yugoslav News Agency, were published last week. The present details v.ouldsee ' m to have been given to agency......

Herr Muckermann Looks At London

By ANDREW BOYLE I caught Herr Richard Mucker• mann shortly before he left London this week, and returned to shattered Germany. Together with ten fellow delegates, representing......

12,000 Catholic Scouts And 150 Priests Are In Camp At The...

From Our Own Correspondent MOISSON. This, the Sixth Jamboree, is called the World Jamboree of Peace. It would be hard to find a better title. For the first time since 1939,......

R. R. Stokes, M.p., Refuses To Sell To

Russia Until Satellites Are Freed Mr. Richard Rapier Stokes, Labour M.P. for Ipswich, Catholic and one of the most distinguished Parliamentarians in the present House of......

Diplomatic Break With Tito Foreseen

—SAYS VATICAN Vatican circles have met with absolute reserve Marshal Tito's recent reference to the worsening of diplomatic relations with the Holy See. Unofficially, however.......

Slipper Chapel Is Walsingham Shrine

Mgr. Parker, Bishop of Northampton, has formally declared that the Slipper Chapel is the sanctioned Shrine for pilgrims to " Our Lady of Walsingham.' (Full report on page 5.)...

Mexican Censor Bang Mysticism In Film

The Mexican Government Office of Cinema has banned a film biography of St. Philip of Jesus because " the subject draws upon the life of a mystic and could inspire a similar......

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The Crisis

Sat,-The Government plan to meet the present crisis for the greater part ignores the main cause of the trouble and deals with lesser effects. For example while Cl. 9 of the......

Food From Eire Sir,-there Is A Serious Discrepancy...

Irish correspondent's account of the speech made by Mr. Skcffington-Lodge in the House of Commons on Friday, July 25, advocating larger British food imports from Eire, and the......

British And Germans

am one of those young German prisoners of war who had the luck to be repatriated towards the end of last year. I am writing you this from the standpoint of a Catholic. While I......

'ch.' Adoption Scheme

Sut,-I was very saddened by the letter on Parcels for Germany from C. 0. The facts he mentions appear to be beyond dispute. As a non-Catholic friend of mine, to whom 1 attempted......

Anglican Confirmation

Sin,-In one of your answers to correspondents this week you say, in reference to Confirmation, that " catechising and profession of faith" cannot constitute a Sacrament, No......

The Atom Bomb

Sir,-Ou my return from Italy I find a welcome batch ot C.H's. I thank you for opening your columns to a discussion of one of our major difficulties, Incidentally, as I know from......

War And The Old Testament

SIR,-Mr. E. I. Watkin is the only one who gives a rational Christian answer to this question. God has made certain explicit promises to us, which he could not withdraw without,......

Catholic Cells Sir,-i Could Not Agree More With Your...

Mr. Norman, when he suggests Catholic cells. I belong to a political party-so with your permission I will withhold my name and address-and within the local organisation of that......

Answers

Is it not " unfair " to describe Anglican Confirmation as a mere " profession of faith "? We think not: Article XXV distinctly says that Confirmation is among the five......

1 Points From Let Ters The St. Christopher Picture In A

note to a letter concerning Giovanni Bellini's altar-piece in the Church of SS. John and Paul, Venice, you express doubts as to whether any reproductions of it are available in......

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These Two'1) Is The Definition Of The

Assumption a luxury of piety ? UESTIONS by Er. Gabriel Slater, A.A., S.T.L. IN a book* published by the Vatican Library, and dedicated to the Holy Father, Fr. Martin Jugie.......

Earth And Ourselves

OUR LADY'S SHREW • W E thought at first that he was a mouse, his appears ancea were so swiftly sudden: a tiny form would appear between two of the stones that form the base of......

Vacuum

" SOMETIMES I sits and thinks . -and sometimes I just sits." That represents one man's paradise. To his opposite number the jolly noise and clamour of the holiday camp is nearer......

Theatre

Dull Evening in Vatican City THE implications of the title Trapeze itt the Vatican (Alias THEATRE) resolve themselves in the obvious: it is about an acro bat. The time is 1943......

Garden

LIFTING PLANTS IFTING plants for harvest seems straightforward. So it is, but some ways are easier than others. Potatoes can be kited as required; but those of us who grew only......

The People's Thoughts

Gods of the People. By Denis Saurat. (John Westhouse, 17s. 6d.) Reviewed by FR. T. CORBISHLEY, Set. (Master of Campion Hall) PROFESSOR Saurat, armed with much Spenserian.......

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A Lost Opportunity

N ONE of the critics of the Government's so called plan to meet the economic crisis which feces the country has mentioned the failure which seems, an things considered, the most......

Uestions Of The Week

An Act of Faith ? THE debate on the Transitional Powers Bill, Mr. Attlee's subsequent appeal to the nation, and Press comment on the situation have left the country in an......

With So Many Gloomy Portents To Tempt Us To Despair,

it was a relief to find The Sunday Times featuring prominently an article from His Eminence, Cardinal Griffin, summing up the Christian attitude towards present-day indus trial......

Catholic Profiles:i I 61

LETITIA FAIRFIELD M.D. (Edin.), D.P.H., London CATHOLIC platforms up and CATHOLIC the country know Dr. Letitia Fairfield very well. There can be no public speaker in greater......

A Layman's Pulpit

"Too Good To Believe" IN the Lesson for the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, St. Paul contrasts the splendour of the Revelation made in Christ with that of the Law promulgated......

Kalendar

August 17-23 Sunday, August 17. Twelfth Sun day after Pentecost. (Green.) Monday, August 18. Of the Octave. (White.) Tuesday, August 19. St. John Eudes. 1680. (White.)......

Feminine Forum

Sussex Holiday By GRACE I CONWAY BACK from a fortnight in Sus sex, where the sun blazed during the whole of the time, I found London damp and cold, and, yes, l'm afraid,......

I N A Few Words

Alice Meynell Centenary I HAVE just heard that next week is the centenary of the birth of Alice Meynell, a thing difficult to believe somehow. Wilfrid Meynell is still very......

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Graduates' Task Defined By Jesuit

Newman Association at Stonyhurst Two hundred and fifty British members of the Newman Association, in company with a distinguished company of scholars from other parts of......

Jesuit Philosopher To Lecture In Germany

Fr. Frederick C. Copleston, S.J., one of the Most distinguished of Jesuit historians of philosophy in England, is the first of a series of lecturers to go to Germany under the......

Bigots Assault Priest's Social Effort

For weeks following the Introduction of the five-day week in the coal mines, the Rhondda Valley, in common with other mining districts, has had to face the problem of catering......

Y.c.w. Girls In Nottingham An Extension Of The Young...

Workers' movement in the light industrial area of Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire is hoped for as the result of the first regional study week-end at the Presentation Convent,......

39 Young Catholics Went To France

By a Staff Reporter WHEN Canon A. Guindolet, of the College of Leo XIII, in Chateauroux, in France, visited the parish of St. Joseph's, Harrow Weald, he was made welcome and he......

Stable Becomes Kent Chapel A Former Stable Has Been...

into a Catholic chapel at Ashford, Kent. Reconstructed entirely by voluntary labour during the last three months. the chapel was opened last Sunday by Fr. A. North, of the......

Cardinal Visits Grail The Youth Leaders' Summer School,...

the Grail at Pinner, was visited last week by Cardinal Griffin. Among those present were youth leaders from most of the dioceses of England and Wales and from Poland, Holland,......

Cardinal Opens Y.c.w.

GIRLS' NATIONAL H.Q. On Saturday another step forward was made by the Young Christian Workers of England when Cardinal Griffin opened the National Headquarters of the girls'......

There Are Few Bad Films, But.

FR. DECLAN, 0.F.M., TO CATHOLIC ACTION GIRLS A Catholic committee, asked to help in organising relief for flood victims, regretted that it could not be represented because it......

The London Parish Of Our Lady Of Grace, Charlton, Which

has already given four priests to the Assumptionist Fathers, will have its first ordinations on the Feast of the Assumption when Mgr. Amigo, Archbishop, Bishop of Southwark,......

Mgr. Parker Ends Shrine Rivalry

From Our Own Correspondent AN important announcement re garding the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham was made by the Bishop of Northampton, Mgr. Leo Parker, on Sunday, when he......

Appointments Nottingham The Following Appointments Are...

archdiocese of Nottingham: Parish priests— the Rev. G. Kelly, to Knighton, Leicester; the Rev. Pau! Klee, to Stapleford and as Director of Nottingham Rescue Society and Chaplain......

Announcements Travelling Mission The Centres To Be...

are Sellindge, in the parish of Hythe, Kent, and Mersharn, in the parish of Ashford. Mass will be said on Sunday, August 17, at Manor House, Sellindge, at 7.45, and at......

Obituaries

MRS. N. E. WESTON A Requiem Mass was offered on August a. at St. Philip's, Finchley, N.3, for the repose of the soul of Mrs. Natalia Encarnacion Weston (nee Trujillo). The Rev.......

I Letitia Fairfield

(Continued from page 4) with such kindness and warmth of welcome in the Church that could not be exceeded in any other religious community." It seems superfluous to add that......

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Ireland's Help Sought In Britain's Crisis

By THE EARL OF WICKLOW I am glad to be able to see one streak of silver lining in the economic cloud at present user Britain; It is certain to make for closer bonds and deeper......

Polish Priest Is Sentenced To Ten Years

Fr. Leo Pawlna, former director of " Cartas " in Warsaw, was sentenced by the miltary tribunal in Warsaw to ten years' imprisonment. The prosecutor claimed that Fr. Pawlina......

Trade Unionism, A Fourth Estate, Threatens Liberty

Points from the Recent Paris Social Study Week From Our Correspondent in Paris LISTEN A group of Anglo-Catholics from Britain, as well as a Y.C.W. delegation, attended the......

Fr. Bernard Bassett, Si.. Preaches At The Evening Service...

by members of the Grail from the Church of the Sacred Heart, Ruislip. Home Service, August 17, 7.45 p.m. THE COLOUR QUESTION discussed in Focus on South Africa. Light......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY Five New Bishops Appointed Five new American Bishops have been appointed by the Pope, one Coadjutor with the right of succession, and Auxiliary Bishops in four......

In F Ranee To-day

In France to-day thirteen hundred parishe s have no resident priest. Four hundred parish priests die each year for whom no successors can be found. These facts are illustrated......