16th October 1970

16th October 1970
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Doctors Told 'respect Human Life'

Massacre of innocents reminder by Pope FROM ALAN McELWAIN IN ROME A BORTION has been considered as murder from the very earliest times of the Church, and today nothing permits......

Church 'grieved' At Italian Divorce Vote

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT T ' Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano swiftly condemned modern Italy's first divorce bill, which was passed by the Italian Senate last week by......

Renewal Group's Slop Victimisation Plea

BY A STAFF REPORTER p-r HE Catholic Renewal Movement, which seeks to further the decrees of the Second Vatican Council, has asked the bishops to help stop discrimination......

Newman Reply On Ethics

BY A STAFF REPORTER N ethical guidelines state ment from the Bishops of England and Wales is probably not the most effective way of either educating the conscience of Catholics......

Pilgrimage To Lourdes For Mentally Handicapped

BY A STAFF REPORTER T WO housewives are or ganising a pilgrimage to Lourdes for 500 mentally handicapped people next Easter. Mrs. Pamela Whigham, of Oakwood Court, Kensington,......

Fr. Borrelli To Work As Layman

BY A STAFF REPORTER vR. MARIO BORRELLI. founder of the House of the Urchins in Naples, is leaving the priesthood, but will continue his work as a lay member of his Oratorian......

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Martyrs 'saints For Times In Which We Lives

BY A STAFF REPORTER I T was the principle of integrity which led to the deaths of the Forty English Martyrs who are to be canonised on October 25 by Pope Paul, says Bishop......

Prayers For Mother Teresa

A N inter-Church day of prayer to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the founding of Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity, held last week in Guildford (Anglican) Cathedral......

Chaplaincy In Middlesex

A GIFT of land and £10,000 from an anonymous donor, plus £15,000 from the Archdiocese of Westminster, have enabled an ecumenical chapel to be opened at Brunel University,......

Bishops Discuss Mixed Marriages

T HE Bishops of England and Wales met at Archbishop's House, Westminster, this week and, although no agenda was issued, the question of mixed marriages is believed to have been......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater Did you say more initiative? G OOD old "laity," what should we do without them? Whether they are the huntin', shootin' and fishin' sort (as envisaged......

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Alan Mcelwain's Rome Diary

Bickering over Pope's Australia visit T HE Vatican has had nothing official to say about the jarring notes over Pope Paul's trip to Sydney next month, caused by Anglican......

Heath's Road To Revolution

I by IAN WALLER m R. HEATH left Black pool last Saturday with cheers ringing in his ears and. for the first time since he became Leader, they were cheers of genuine enthusiasm......

Forty Martyrs

T EN of the 40 English Martyrs Pope Paul will canonise in Si. Peter's on October 25 either studied at the Venerable English College or worked there for at least part of their......

Jim Utley Requiem

Many friends — and what a host of them he had! — of the late Major J. D. (Jim) Utley, who died suddenly just as he was retiring after 20 years' service with the British Legation......

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Auberon Waugh's Patronising Manoeuvres

I SI-101'1,D be interested to know why Mr. Auberon Waugh was commissioned to interview Lady Antonia Fraser (October 9). Surely it was not for the reasons which he suggests. I......

The Duty To Obey Rules Of Unions

I REGRET to point to the muddled thinking and lack of moral approach to the q uestion of industrial relations contained in your leadin g article last %seek. You say it is wron g......

Cost Of Choir

I N last week's CATHOLIC -11. HERALD there is an appeal for funds to enable the Westminster Cathedral Choir to travel to Rome to sing the Mass at the Canonisation of the Forty......

Ethics And War

M ORE than 50 Catholic bodies have, accordin g to your Oct. 9 issue, submitted statements to help the Bishops of En g land and Wales prepare their ethical g uide lines. The......

Heythrop

& LONDON UNIVERSITY T HE report in the October 2 issue of the CATHOlIC HERALD about the proposed admission of Heythrop Colle g e as a non- g rant-receivin g School of the......

Herald Writers

W HAT presumpt ious letter Maureen Guly wrote in your Oct. 2 issue. She is certainly entitled to express her opinions, hut not to take for g ranted that the rest of us are like......

Criticism Of

dedicated priests IN II Timothy 4 we read: "For the time is coming when they will not endure sound teachin g , but having itching years they will accumulate for themselves......

New Rite Fallacy

M RS. FIELD (Oct. 9) stresses the Communal aspect of the Mass. Of course the Mass has always been a communal act. Nowadays, however, the underlyin g assumption is that God, like......

Trying To Pray

QUESTION and ANSWER Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question -/ am only Cl housewife. hut I do my hest to set aside some time each day for private prayer. No matter hots' hard I......

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See 'lili' Without The Children

T HIS week's films offer two lady spies from the First World War. Both were working for the Germans. Once this has been said, any similarity between them disappears. In Darling......

The Naked Truth

A MONG our many debts to television I place quite high its power to bring the masterpieces of that other form of picture making, painting, into our homes in their millions.......

Where St. Mark Preached

GOING AWAY by J. C. Marsh-Edwards 1 - 00 few visitors to Egypt realise that besides the monuments of the Pharaohs that country contains memorials of the earliest ages of the......

Could Be Good

Saturday, B.B.C.-2: "One Pair of Eyes." Dom Moraes, the poet, looks at his native India and ancestral Catholic Goa as one who has had to return as a stranger. Wednesday,......

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Church's World Mission In The 70's

A RE we ready to face the challenge of the Church's World Mission in the Seventies'? The answer to this question will depend in the first place on whether we have grasped the......

Medical Suppliers

by JOHN O'KEEFFE A MONG the many. distractions that are the lot of the average doctor is the continual stream of promotional mail and samples pouring into surgeries daily from......

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Missionaries Under Fire

by GEORGE TREVELYAN M OST missionaries today are under fire. not only in countries like Rhodesia w h er e the government threatens to limit their work by law, but also in......

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Focus On Facts And People

Christianity and Sir Alec 0 UR political masters are not generally overendowed with Christianity, but Sir Alec Douglas-Home has always been a man with deep Christian......

Jesuit Confidence In Leadership

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE Jesuits' role in the Church's apostolic mission to a rapidly changing world was the theme of the recent meeting in Rome of the Jesuit "Procurators"......

Nurses Halt Abortions

BY A STAFF REPORTER N URSES at Harold Wood Hospital, Romford, Essex, have refused to assist with abortion operations, and the hospital has stopped carrying out abortions for......