16th May 1969

16th May 1969
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Cardinal Takes Money For Poor On Visit To Latin America

BY A STAFF REPORTER come eby's C ARDINAL HEENAN takes off from London Airport at 1.30 p.m. tomorrow on the first leg of his 12,000-mile journey to Latin America. He will take......

War Toys Condemned By Pope

From a Rome Correspondent T OY manufacturers from 10 nations were told by Pope Paul last week that toy weapons "develop aggressiveness." They were attending a European toy......

Pastoral Style Of Pilgrimage

The Cardinal will spend a week in Peru and a week in Chile. He will arrive in Lima on Thursday. May 22. and immediately plunge into an extensive round of visits. On Saturday,......

Bishop Explains Rome Decree On Saints

BY A STAFF REPORTER R EMOVAL of saints' names from the liturgical calendar of the Church does not necessarily mean that the Church is passing judgment on their existence or......

Defence Of Papal Speeches

T HE Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano has defended Pope Paul VI against critics who call his speeches "pessimistic and depressing." In an article on Saturday, Fr.......

New Rite For New Bishop

By a Special Correspondent BISHOP ALAN CLARK, newly appointed Auxiliary for Northampton, on Tuesday became the first: bishop in the country to be consecrated in a new and......

Church's Job 'to Serve, Not To Be Served'

By a Rome Correspondent DEVELOPMENT prob lems in poor countries are likely to be the prime concern of Cardinal Jean Villot, newly appointed Papal Secretary of State, who told......

`probationer' Priests Plan In Holland

By a Special Correspondent S TUDY of theology and pastoral training will no longer be the direct way towards the priesthood in the Archdiocese of Utrecht. The decision to become......

Churchill Award For Youth Work F R. Michael Quigley,...

of the Holy Spirit, Dronfield, near Sheffield has become one of the first men in the country and the only clergyman to receive the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Award. He has......

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Bishops And Pipers Greet New Cardinal

CAR DINAL GORDON JOSEPH GRAY. Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh — Scotland's first residential cardinal for 423 years---was met by two pipers and a cheering crowd when he......

Pope Divides The Congregation Of Rites

p OPE PAUL issued a decree last week dividing the Sacred Congregation of Rites into the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Congregation for Causes of Saints. He first......

Fighting In Chile Cathedral

V IOLENCE erupted in Santiago Cathedral last week when a group of priests and youths interrupted the con secration of Bishop Ismael Errazuriz as the new Auxiliary of Santiago,......

Optional R.i.

IN SCHOOLS PROPOSED B ISHOP BUTLER. Auxiliary of Westminster, has declared his strictly personal view that religious instruction in non-Catholic State schools should not be......

Priests' Work In

county classrooms ESTM I N ST E R diocese is to set up a movement to instruct and integrate parents into the religious education of their children. Cardinal Heenan announced......

Biggest Leper Grant To Biafra

A FURTHER increase of acmgrants made by the St Francis Leprosy Guild is an nounced in its report for last year — £24,002, compared with £22,531 in 1967 — " in these days of......

Pope To Say Mass In Geneva Park

POPE PAUL ' S visit to Geneva on June 10 has been expanded to more than 10 hours, and will include a public Mass in a park, expected to be attended by many thousands. A......

`theology & Life' Conference C Atholic Seminarians And...

Upholland, Heythrop, Oscott, Ware and Douai are among theological students of all de nominations invited to an Oxford conference on June 6 and 7 entitled " Theology and Life:......

Catholic Women Of The Year

I .CICELY CLARK E, Mrs. Rosemary Haughton and Lady Jackson (Barbara Ward, the economist) are among 43 nominated as Catholic Women of the Year by several Catholic organisations......

Religious Freedom Demand In Poland

C ARDINAL Wyszynski, the Polish Primate, has demanded that the State ends the interference in religious affairs and recognises the position of Catholics. In return he promised......

Tv 'preserves Family Life'

T HE family who watch television stay together, said the Portuguese bishops ' commission for social communications media in ' a statement to mark World Communications Day in......

End Of Ex-clergy Association

T HE Association of ExClergy has been discontinued. Its latest — and last newsletter says: "We feel that the present rate of support from ex-clergy hardly justifies our......

`ernie' May Help Priory Extension

P ARISHIONERS of St. Joseph's Church. Austenwood Common. Gerrards Cross. Bucks.. are using Premium Bonds to help raise funds for an extension to the priory costing more than......

47m. Catholics In America

T HE number of Catholics in America is 47,873,238, which is 23.67 per cent of the population, says the 1969 Catholic Directory of America. The figure is an increase of 404,905......

£82,000 Raised For School In 4 Months

T HROUGH an intensive campaign conducted by a firm of fund-raising specialists. £82,472 has been raised in under four months by Stockport convent grammar school. Cheshire. The......

Nun's Victory

A NNE-MARIE MANG HAM, of St. Angela's Ursuline Convent School. Forest Gate, believes she has the answer to the problems which beset the governments of the world — Let the women......

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The Pseudo-religion Of Nationalism

by Christopher Hollis LORD ACTON in the middle of the last century instanced as the ideal state the old Austro-Hungarian Empire. A few years later it had become the fashion to......

When The Saints Go Marching Out

M Y. how Pope Paul startled the Catholic world and many a trusting soul outside it when he dropped from the Church's universal calendar of saints not only St. Nicholas (alias......

Walks And Talks To Help The Lonely

DURING Simon Week '69. May 19-25. university students and townspeople in Oxford will be laying the financial foundations of stage three in the story of the Oxford Simon Group. a......

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Changes In Form Of Mass: Sadness At These Losses

IN your issue of May 9 you state that Archbishop Dwyer said that the proposed new changes in the Mass "had been made because the Vatican Council ruled that all rites should be......

Missing Pages In Book

I N the course of his kind review (May 2 ) of Prof. Hans Kfin g 's new book "Truthfulness: the Future of the Church," which we publish. Dom liltyd Trethowan, 0.S.1F1., mentions......

Fr. Symon Falls Into An Old Trap

I N "Questions and Answers" (May 9) Fr. Symon seems to have fallen into the a g e old trap of bein g terrified of placin g Our Lady too hi g h in the scheme of thin g s — the......

The Priest And Laity

K EVIN MUIR and Philip Daniel take me to task (May 9) for mis q uotin g the "'Laity Commission Speaks" in my letter of April 25. When writing my letter had only before me the......

Wrong Names

Z�Tt : were sorry to see no 7 V reference to our school in your issue of May 9. We have been followin g with amusement and wonder the variations in our name which have been......

Handicapped

F RI E N D SH I P WEEK for Handicapped Children starts on Sunday. This is a combined publicity effort on the part of several national societies to brin g the needs of......

Standing Up To The Pope

I T is interestin g to know that, havin g stood up to the Pope. Mr. Norman St. JohnStevas, M.P., finds Sir Knox Cunnin g ham comparatively small beer (May 2. ) But it is not......

Here's My Fiver: Bet Lost Over Nuns And Laity

S INCE Dr, James Whiston has been able to state one case, in which a layman was a successful candidate in fait competition with a nun on the short list, I am pleased to enclose......

Teachers Are Not Interested

Y OUR corresponde n t Den nis Meeh an ( May 2 ) is astonished by the ina ctivity of the Leeds Catholic Teachers AtY,in.1,11.10rl 011 the q uestion of the appointment of nuns to......

Shut In

T HE first Sunday in June is "Shut-in's Day" — set aside each year to remember the sick. lonely and housebound in their homes and hospitals. People who would visit them. hinging......

Synod Prayers

I WAS very pleased to see the letter from Mrs. Betty Hunt in your issue of April 25 re g ardin g prayers for the Synod of Bishops. The Church in g rave dan g er at the present......

Nuptial Mass Epistle: Wife As Chattel?

marria g e presented by St. Paul is that of a maledominated society, his main intention is not to make any precept about the • wife's duty to obey her husband; rather. he is......

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Tapestried Tragedy Of Mary Stuart

by T. CORBISHLEY, S.J. Mary Queen of Scots by Antonia Fraser (Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ms.) Yr HIS IS a superb piece of work. Its rich texture recalls one of those elaborate......

A Laboratory Search For God

by Dom PETER FLOOD Theological Science by Thomas F. Torrance (Oxford University Press 84s.) THIS book is based on the Hewat Lectures for 1959. In it Prof. Torrance of......

Their Problems, Our Pleasure .

w HEN you want to be comfortably entertained there is little to beat an hour or so spent following the progress of some really intractable social problem. It was Lucretius who......

Progress In The Liturgy

by Canon J. B. O'CONNELL The New Eucharistic Prayers and Prefaces (Geoffrey Chapman 7s. 6d.) THE most important prayer A in the Liturgy is the Eucharistic Prayer, called in......

Children's Books By Isobel Quigly Kills Are A Source Of The

best kind of self-respect and pleasure. At the lowest. they mean the child can keep his end up: a girl who can't sew on a button, a boy who can't handle a spanner, is at a......

Ever-narrowing Choice Between "x"-es And The Rest

by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART F I LM GOERS are faced with an ever-narrowing choice between "X"-es and the Rest. The batch reviewed here offers a Japanese "X." a Swedish "X," an......

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Actress, Baroness, Nun And Doctor

W HAT do Nora Nicholson, Baroness Phillips, Dr. Cicely Clarke and Sister Mary Regis have in common? Supposedly nothing apart from a common religion and a date to meet and speak......

Train Them When They Are Young

By Maureen Vincent "THERE can be few areas • of modern living where man's inhumanity to man is more cruelly apparent than on today's roads. The accident figures tell their......

Right And Wrong Ways Of Driving

W .HEN you have been at Confession, has it ever occurred to you to mention that reckless and dangerous piece of driving you indulged in? Probably not; but you should have done.......

Chairman And Managing Director, British School Of Motoring

By DENISE McCANN Equally, one should feel the same sense of duty when a foot goes on to an accelerator. We at the British School of Motoring—and all reputable schools, I am......

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Two Priests In Football Side Playing; Police

T WO Catholic priests will play tomorrow in a football team captained by the Anglican Bishop of Colchester, Dr. Roderic Coote, aged 54, against a Colchester police team. It is......

'flexibility Essential' In New Arish Councils

By a Special Correspondent THERE can be no obvious ' blueprint for the setting up of a parish council and no standardised constitution which all should follow, said Mr. Kevin......

Parish Funds For Visit To Lourdes

_P ARISHIONERS of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Yelvertoft, are raising money to enable 20-year-old Michael Ifurdman, who is suffering from a rare and crippling spine......

Bans Against Women Further Relaxed

By a Staff Reporter F URTHER relaxations in the rules which have banned women from full participation in the liturgy came to light this week when it became known that they may......

Scouts' `pilgrim's Progress'

A MUSICAL production of John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is being presented by the Scout Association from June 9 to 14, at the Odeon Cinema, Finchley Road, London....