16th May 1947

16th May 1947
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Cardinal Pays Tribute To British Catholics

Cardinal Griffin, in a broadcast from Vatican Radio on Sunday last, paid notable tribute to British Catholics for their devotion to the Mass, their financial sacrifices, and......

Spain's Leading Layman In 1936 Now Bishop

By HENRY BUCKLEY A modest, retiring human dynamo, who was a layman up to seven years ago, has been appointed Bishop of Malaga, and may be Primate of Spain. He is Fr. Angel......

The Pope Will Appear In Film

The Pope will shortly take the unprecedented step of appearing in a film, reports Reuter. The Pope will make an appeal for world peace at the end of a film called " War Against......

Farmer, Soldier, Solitary And Peacemaker, Switzerland's...

By C. CHICESTER The canonization of Bld. Nicholas de Flue took place in Rome yesterday, the Feast of the the Ascension. Father of ten children, farmer, soldier, solitary,......

Slander On A Cardinal Is Repudiated

A slanderous charge made by Unita, the Rome Socialist publication, that Cardinal Marmaggi, Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of the Council, had presided and preached at a......

Catholic Trade Unionists To Tackle The Co Ops

Catholic trade unionists in the London district will fight the attempts being made by the Communists to extract funds from the Co-operative for the Daily Worker. A short......

Europe Arise !

By a Staff Reporter As we listened to Mr. Winston Churchill standing before the crowded tiers of the vast scarlet and gold ampitheatre of the Albert Hall at the"UnitedEurope"......

Vatican Not In Touch With Warsaw Government

Vatican Radio, on Wednesday last, denied newspaper and radio reports (not published by THE CATHOLIC fibRALD) of the opening of negotiations between the Vatican and the Polish......

Employers Have A Vocation

4 " We must cease thinking of industrial groups as groups of masters, homes, or capitalists, and dignify their function with the term location." In the Waldorf Hotel, London,......

Film Shows How The Teaching Of " Rerum

Novarum" was Applied to Group of 6 Factories How the Family Spirit can enter modern industrial relations, and the teachings of Pope Leo XIII be implemented, banishing the......

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Catholic Criticism

Sia,—The question " what is a Catholic novel ? " was worth raising, always assuming, as I believe we may assume, that there are Catholic novels, because this is just the sort of......

Catholics From Abroad Sue—we Live In An Age Of "

priorities" and this is written in the belief that many of your readers may be disposed to agree that the fostering of international sympathy and understanding through foreign......

To South Africa Stn.—the South African Government Has...

40,000 people in Britain are waiting to travel to South Africa, and that only lack of shipping prevents them. In every town of note in Rhodesia and South Africa, Catholic......

Catholic Books In China

Slit,—Your readers are un7 doubtedly aware of the seriousness of the present currency inflation in China. I should like to help them realise how much the fluctuaiion of the......

Sunday Sport Suh — You Have Provided Some Prominence...

question of Sunday behaviour. Your correspondent, M. Stevens, now comes forward with the claim that you Catholics " have an infallible Church which tells us exactly what we may......

Parcels To Germany Sus,—ever Since The Post Office Took Over

the despatch of parcels— especially food—to Germany. their non-arrival at destination has been a constant source of irritation to all concerned, especially the authorities. No......

Sta,—i Have Followed The Very Interesting Correspondence...

evoked by my humble attempt to point out why our Socialist Government should resign. If I may say so, I do not think that either my opponents or supporters have attended......

John Middleton Murry Sta,—i Should Like To Thank You For

your appreciation (CATHOLIC HERALD, May 2) of John Middleton Murry's weekly commentary in Peace News. May I, at the same time, correct a false impression which some of your......

The Song Of Songs Sta.—i Am Obliged To You For

finding space to print the learned letters from Mr. Gordon Canning and Mr. B. Coffey on the chapter on the Son g of Son g s in The Consecration of Genius. If Mr, Gordon Canning......

Sto,—if The Naval Blockade In The First World War Caused

the death of non-combatants, their death lay at the door of their own " well-fed ' compatriots. But, as I previously pointed out, it was the German military machine, and the......

Persecution In France Stil,—may I Endorse The Letter Of...

in your last issue? Since the " liberation " of Paris , I have wit s nessed the prolonged detention cult minating in the trial of a French scholar anti patriot known also in......

Help For German Students Sne—the Union Of Catholic...

anxious to play its part in helping the Catholic Students in Germany to train themselves to become leaders in the reconstruction of their country. We feel that we have a......

1 Points From11 Letters Single Women May I Congratulate And

thank " Married Woman " for suggesting that single people ought not to he ignored. Unless you are priests or nuns or parents or youth, you simply do not count, Single women are......

Answers

Can the partners of a " mixed marriage " receive the " Nuptial Bless. la g " durin g Mass if the non-Catholic party has aubsequently been " received "7 Yes; they both can and......

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Art

Between Piccadilly and Millbank By Iris Conlay IT is monstrously unfair to com pare the Academy exhibition with that of the Tate. Naturally, the Academy show is a poor second......

Earth And Ourselves

Horse Chestnuts I HOPE that the readers who so kindly wrote to me about the horse chestnut and to whom 1 have not replied personally, will now accept my thanks through this......

Theatre

'My Friend Lester' THE millions who enjoyed Arsenic and Old Lace, whether in the theatre or in the cinema, will be disposed to enjoy My friend Lester at the Sr. MARTIN'S, since......

Garden

PEAS RECENTLY I have visited exten sive trials of early peas and have been most impressed by many failures in germination. As we expect, the round - seeded varieties are the......

By "verifer"

AT this time of year a good many parents start looking round for a school for their sevenor eight-year-old sons. Many think they can solve their problems by choosing a......

Fil Ms By Grace Conway

Panic in Paris HIGH above a paralysed crowd in a Paris suburb a man hangs by one hand to a rotten gutter. He has been chased over the roof-tops by the police. You know those......

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Politics And _ The Christian Approach

T HIS country was probably unique in the war in consciously raising the patriotic effort to a Christian plane. The wartime days of National Prayer symbolised this enduring......

The Return Of The Royal

Family I HOUGH it is true that the King does not. govern, and cannot, therefore, interfere with the decisions of his Ministers, there is no doubt that his presence, and that of......

Uestions Of The Week

Michael de la Redo yere Ramadier's Socialist Leadership WE wrote last week of the cry ing need for Socialists and Centre Christian parties to call the Communist bluff and to......

A Layman's Pulpit

Christ or Chaos? IT might be expected that a wonder so great as that of the Resurrection would be made known to the greatest possible number. Contrary to this expectation,......

Catholic Profiles:1 , 031

R LINDSEY CLARK " I AM a sculptor because my father was," said Mr. Lindsey Clark. "Which may sound strange, but it is true. • It seemed the mast natural thing in the world to......

Kaliendar

May 18-24 Sunday. May 18. Within Octave of Ascension. (White.) Monday. May 19. St. Peter Celestine, Pope, 1294. (White.) Tuesday, May 20. St. Bernardine of Siena, 1444.......

In A Few Words

What's This ? I READ in our advertisement colt limns last week that the Metropolitan Catholic Teachers' Association (which I take to have something to do with London) is......

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New Y.c.w. International Secretary Is A Britisher

Mr. Pat Kee g an, National President of the Youn g Christian Workers, has been appointed International Secretary of the movement, which now has more than a million members in 50......

Polish Students Are Helped To English Education

Since Dunkirk, nearly seven years a g o, 3,000 Polish Catholic parents and students have been assisted to continue their studies in this country by the Education Section of the......

Another Priest Is Sentenced By Bratislava Court

A 66-year-old Catholic priest, the Rev. Dr. Eugene Filkorn, canon of the Cathedral at Nitra, Slovakia, was found guilty by the Slovak National Court at Bratislava of propagating......

First Knock Pilgrimage

On Sunday next, May 18. the first pilgrimage of the season will take place to Our Lady's Shrine at Knock, Co. Mayo, when the Archdiocese of Tuam will assemble for its annual......

1 Moscow's Only Priest Tells His Own Story I

By FR. A. LABERG E. A .A. The distinction of bein g the only Catholic priest in Russia has been g iven freely to me as it had been g iven to my predecessor, the Rev. Leopold......

Poland Toes The Party Line

Poland's National Day. which is at the same time feast of Our Lady, Queen of Poland, May 3, was cancelled this year by the Warsaw authorities. This was explained in the official......

Commoner Kings By Election Suggested

From Our Correspondent in Spain The special commision which is to study the amendments to the law of succession proposed by members of the Spanish Cortes met recently in......

Cardinal Flies To His Troubled Diocese

Immediately on hearing of the rioting and bloodshed in May Day demonstrations in Sicily which resulted in the death of several persons, Cardinal Ruffini, Archbishop of Palermo,......

Belgian M.p.s To Visit Britain

A Belgian Parliamentary Group. including members of the Catholic Party, delegated by the two Chambers, will arrive in London on June 9 and will stay until June 15. They will......

New York Prays For Russia On May Day

While an overflow crowd of 4,000 knelt in the streets nearby, 6,000 persons thron g ed St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, and, led by Cardinal Spel:man. prayed for the......

Holland's Effort For The Missions

The Catholic population of Holland is about 3,500,000, with 10,500 priests, 2,416, or about one-fourth, of whom are missionaries. If one counts the Brothers and Sisters who are......

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Feminine Forum By Grace English Girl At Fatima I Conway

AMONG the 30,000 girl pilgrims at Fatima (you will have read the report in last week's issue) is Penelope Cook, who is representing the Catholic Action Girls' Organisation in......

Res Iewed By Ivor Hael

THE author of this useful book sets out to show that " every member of the Church should co-operate with Christ " in accord ance with the instructions of Pope Pius XII's......

Scared Communists

The Scared Men of the Kremlin. By John Fischer. (Hamish Hamilton, 10s. 6d.). THIS is a book worth keeping beside Kravchenko, Wintcrton and Bullitt, for its findings on......

Russian Review. (penguin Is.),

I find this review, according to the publishers, "conceived in admiration of Russia " and now felt in a " sharply changed atmosphere " all the more necessary, very annoying. It......

By Rqbert Speaight

THIS book* sets out to study " mutations of Christian mythology in the work of tour French Catholic writers of to-day and yesterday," Mr. Heppenstall tells us that he is not,......

Books Received

The Word Quarterly; Hadzor Booklets (3) and Hadzor Pamphlets (2). The Word Press: Hadzor. It has been said that if St. Paul lived in our times he would be a journalist. The......

Aquinas Papers

The Sorrows of God. By Gerald Vann, O.P. The Condemnation of St. Thomas at Oxford. By Daniel A. Callus, O.P. (Aquinas Papers, Blackfriars, Is. each.) O F these two papers, read......

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Catholics For Eisteddfod

For the first time since the Eisteddfodan have been held in Wales, Catholics are to compete and take part ; and for the first time an Eisteddfod is to be international. This......

Mothers' Union Spreads

Ten new foundations of the Union of Catholic Mothers have been made in the Nottingham Diocese in the last six months. Satisfaction at this rapid progress was expressed by the......

Londoners' Protest For P.o.w.s

By a Staff Reporter "National self-congratulation, I thou ght, was the note stressed by the Archbishop of Canterbury when he called the country to prayer, the other day; in view......

Eccjes1astical And Other Information

BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: May 20. St. Bernard's Convent, Slough: Takes part in golden jubilee celebrations. May 22.......

Notts To Spend £19,358,175 On Schools

Nottinghamshire County Council last week approved their Education Committee's Development Plan, which proposes to spend [9,358,475 on mociernising the edu catiOnal system of......

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Family Spirit In Industry

Gabrielle Winter, has just returned from a three months' course there. must emphasise this point; as soon as possible a Catholic College for Factory Welfare Workers must be set......

Cardinal Frings Rejects "guilt" For Youth

Cardinal Frings, addressing a Youth Rally at Altenberg, at which over 20,000 young men from the Rhine and Ruhr areas were gathered, firmly rejected the notion that German youth......

The Budget Subsidises Butter And "gaelic"

By the EARL OF WICKLOW Mr. Aiken, Minister for Finance, has introduced his Budget, which contains no surprises. Income Tax remains unchanged at 6s. 6d. in the but there is......

The Spring Show

From the social point of view the Horse Show in August is the most important event in Eire, and draws visitors from all over the world, but to the Irish farming community the......

An Historic Ship

As he heard a rather ominous noise, Mr. Fluther Good in The Plough and the Stars announced, not without alarm, his assurance that they would "never use artillery against us."......

A National Film Industry

The Abbey Theatre is one of our national possessions of which we have most reason to be proud, but it has been clear for some time that it cannot afford to pay salaries which......

The Pope Stresses The Importance Of Catholic Dailies The...

has again implored a special blessing on all those who are in any way responsible for the work of the Catholic Press. The Holy Father voiced this prayer in an address on......

Another Priest Killed By Reds

By Fr. PATRICK O'CONNOR Chinese Communists have executed Fr. Aloysius Liang, who was serving in Yenan, the formed Red capital, when I visited there last February, according to......

Fr. Herrera Made A Bishop Continued From Page One

up Spain's first School of Journalism, under Angel Herrera's guidance. There seemed to be no limit to the latter's activities. He organised and set up in Madrid the Institute......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. The Holy Father has received in private audience recently Cardinals Salotti, Tedeschini, Marmaggi, Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, and Van......