17th July 1970

17th July 1970
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Tories Must Confront Extreme Right-wing

From HUGH KAY in BELFAST T HE Orange march ended with patrols rumbling in half-empty streets. It had been a non-event. The tight-faced Orangemen marched to the tune of "Derry's......

China Frees U.s. Bishop

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT HE last foreign Catholic missionary left in China. Bishop Walsh of Shanghai, was released last Friday after serving 12 years of a 20-year sentence on......

Abortion Act Probe Being Considered

By a Staff Reporter I T was not yet clear whether the time was ripe for a full inquiry into the working of the Abortion Act. Sir Keith Joseph, Secretary for Social Services,......

Vatican Press Chief Promoted

From a Rome Correspondent P OPE PAUL has promoted the Vatican's Press spokesman. Mgr. Fausto Vallainc, 54. to Auxiliary Archbishop of Siena. .1 he new archbishop said on Sunday......

Pope Sees Cardinal Alfrink On Celibacy

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT P RIESTLY celibacy was among the matters discussed by Pope Paul and Cardinal Alfrink, Primate of Holland, during an hour-long meeting at the Vatican......

Priests' Resignations `grave And Painful'

T HE recent announcement by 44 French priests that they were resigning from the priesthood was "grave and painful." said Cardinal Marty, Archbishop of Paris, in a radio......

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Herr Brandt Discusses E. Germany With Pope

FROM SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE efforts of Herr Willy Brandt, West German Chancellor, for closer links with East Germany, were welcomed by the Pope when he greeted the......

Tribute To Murdered Ex-monk

THE Abbot of Douai, Dom Gregory Freeman, has paid tribute to the late Mr. Brian Hawkins, 29, who was murdered last week at the Camberwell boys' hostel where he was the warden.......

90 Belfast Boys At Ecumenical Holiday Camp

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT INETY boys from Protestant and Catholic areas of Belfast, some of whom had been engaged in riots a few days earlier, have spent a week living together......

China's Religious Purge

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT M ISSIONARY work in China has been outlawed now for almost 20 years. Since Communism took over in 1949 more than 5,000 foreign missionaries have been......

C.l.m. Course On Third World S Peakers From The Third World

countries will give most of the talks at a course organised by the Christian Life Movement at the Ursuline Convent, Westgate-on-Sea, Kent. from August 1 to 8. They include Mr.......

Brazil Prelate Favourite For

• • • civic prize A RCHBISHOP HELDER CAMARA of Olinda and Recife, Brazil, and Alexander Dubcek, the ousted Czechoslovak reformist leader, are favourites to win the......

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What's The Betting Paisley Will Become Premier?

T HESE notes are being written in face of a situation which would be farcical if it were not so tragic. Who rules Northern Ireland? Its Premier, Mr. ChichesterClark, declares......

Child Care Means What It Says

By MAUREE N VINCENT f r was Charlie's thirteenth birthday on the day he got home from school to find his house empty. Charlie was an only child. Suddenly his parents just left......

'ch.' Appeal For Pent

T HE CATHOLIC HERALD this week appeals to its readers for money to help Oxfam continue its work in the earthquake-stricken areas of Peru, a country in which many British and......

Focus

Off to the missions O NE guest at the London Newman Circle summer party last week left the Newman premises in Carlisle Street, Soho, heavily weighed down. Fr. Konstant Boom,......

Vocations

Prayer —3 "W HETHER I shall turn out to be the hero of my own life, or whether that station will be held by anybody else, these pages must show." This is the first sentence in......

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The Shadow Of Carmel

Y ESTERDAY was the traditional feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. Just now in view of the first promising hint of negotiations between Israel and her Arab neighbours and the......

A Coalition For Northern Ireland

by JOHN O'KEEFFE LORD LONGFORD, for mer leader of the House of Lords and himself an Irish peer, last Thursday called for the formation of a coalition government in Northern......

Changed Attitude On Abortion

by Norman St. John Stevas IN the House of Commons this week Sir Keith Joseph, the Secretary of State for Social Services, took the opportunity of a debate on the National......

An Israel Where God And History Meet

by DOUGLAS BROWN I NEVER visit Israel with"' out experiencing a strengthening of my Christian faith. And by Israel I don't mean the Holy Land —Bethlehem, Nazareth, the Sea of......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater Clerical attire T HE novelist Francois Mauriac might almost be called the Graham Greene of France: with the same pervasive interest in religion and a......

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The Halifax Vision Abortion Act Of Anglican-catholic Too...

interpreted unity vindicated ON September 13 next, 74 Pope Leo XIII signed which proclaimed Anglican 0 Eight days later. Lord Halifax. fundamentally an English Christian......

Conditions In Vietnam Prisons

W HEN and how are we Catholics to urge that something should be done about the "tiger cages" in S. Vietnam and the "holes-inground" of the Viet Cong in the North (to show our......

Interpreted

M AY I take this opportunity of thanking you for publicising the truth about the Abortion Act and its consequences (June 26)? It is not a pretty subject. but I feel very......

Why So Roman At Canterbury?

D ID Rome have to be so Roman at Canterbury? Did the Mass from Procession to Recession have to last nearly two hours? Did the Proper have to be sung in Latin by unseen......

Tv Critic's Saddening Outburst

I WAS saddened by H. R. F. Keating's outburst against Mrs. Whitehouse (July 10). Here is a woman fighting valiantly for Christian virtues in a decadent society—a wife and......

Difficult To Know Moment Of Death

I WAS interested to read the letter of Prof. T. Cecil Grey and Dr. J. E. lilting (July 10) on the very difficult' subject of when a person is truly dead. With others, I find it......

Nostalgia For Latin Lovers

I HAVE frequently read similar sentiments to those expressed by D. G. Galvin (June 19). May I reply briefly? I suspect that if the Tridentine liturgy had an "indefinable......

Art For The Lord's Sake

ill LE the Vatican Counil has been dealing with difficult and daring reforms which call for the most fundamental theological thinking of which we are capable, the mind of the......

Question And Answer

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question — Please explain what exactly women are permitted to do in the new rite of Mass. Further, how does it come about that there are any......

Restrictions On Women

sex but, equally with men. women are allowed to do practically everything else, to bring up the bread and wine at the offertory, to take the collection, to conduct the singing......

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The Oracular View Of The Great Pontifical Office

by RODERICK BELL The Vatican Oracle by Bro card Sewell, 0.Carrn. (Duckworth 50s.) FR. BROCARD SEWELL has put us in his debt by writing a scholarly book whose basic concern is......

Victory Without Smiles

by DAVID CRAWFORD The Seventh Day: Soldiers' Talk about the Six-Day War by Henry Near (Andre Deutsch 42s.) T RANSISTOR radios are never purely a nuisance in Israel. They may......

From Revelations To Revolutions

by DERIC FULLER The Pursuit of the Millennium by Professor Norman Cohn (Paladin 15s.) T HE sub-title to this book could well he "From Revelations to Revolutions." The......

Conspiracy Of Silence

over contraception by BARBARA HAMILTON-SMITH The Doctor's Case Against the Pill by Barbara Seaman (Michael Joseph 40s.) 'THIS book is frightening, and intentionally so. With......

Author In Search Of A Class

by AUBERON WAUGH Stay With Me Till Morning by John Braine (Eyre & Spottiswoode 30s.). W HAT class does John Braine now belong to? Perhaps, more relevantly, what class is he......

Fabulous

Centenary Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (Cassell 60s.). N OT only a highly informa tive, ingenious and scholarly work, but also an eminently entertaining one is this......

New Novels By Donal Giltinan A Pagan Place By Edna

O'Brien (Weidenfeld and Nicolson 25s.) The Edgware Road by Montague Haltrecht (Collins 30s.) The Mau Who Called Himself Poe edited by Sam Moskowitz (Gollancz 32s.) A Wilderness......

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Two Victims Doing Solitary

B Y one of those fruitful coincidences which the crowded hours of television produce from time to time. we were able to see last week two victims of society who, each in a very......

Bury Festival Forgets The Saint

by MONK MATTHEW T HE West Suffolk town of Bury St. Edmunds is preparing to celebrate what is claimed to be "a commemoration of the 1100th anniversary of the martyrdom of Saint......

Tales Of Two Marathons

E VERY four years, I be lieve, the Olympic Games are held. International excitement is whipped up by all the mass media: and every four years we probably get a documentary film......

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Churches Launch Their Own Space Satellite Team

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HREE international Catholic agencies and the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) are to set up an "Ecumenical Satellite Commission" to......

Lithuanian Chapel In St. Peter's

M ORE than 500 Lithuanians from Europe and America saw Pope Paul dedicate a new chapel last week in St. Peter's Basilica as the Chapel of Our Lady of Vilna. It is one of several......

New Manager At Richmond Branch Of Westminster

M R, TOM BLIGH, for the past three years manager of the National Westminster Bank branch at Walton on Thames, has been appointed mana g er at the Geor g e Street. Richmond,......

Catholic Choir At Anglican Academy

m oR. WILFRID PURNEY, National President of Pueri Cantores, has recently conducted a recital of sacred music at the An g lican Royal School of Church Music, Addin g ton Palace.......

U.s. Bishops 'shy Away From Talks'

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE only lay Catholic appointed to the American An g lican-Roman Catholic Ecumenical Committee wrote in a recent article: "The future of ecumenism......

African Bishops Ask To Ordain Married Men

THE bishops of Central Africa have asked the Holy See for permission to ordain married men to the priesthood. The request was made in a letter si g ned by Archbishop Damais,......

Married Priests' Welfare Project

THIRTY Colombia ex-priests I who have been authorised by the Vatican to marry announced in Bo g ota recently that they had set up an international association for married......

Parish For Priest Back From Peru

W HEN Bishop • Derek Warlock of Portsmouth blessed and opened the new £40,000 church at Paulsgrove, near Portsmouth, Hants., he announced that the church would be the centre of......

Mexico Serra Convention

T cardinals, 28 bishops and archbishops and more than 2,150 chaplains and other priests attended the 28th annual convention of Serra International in Mexico City. It opened with......

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_nnquiry Centre Aims To Serve Unity

ALTHOUGH the number of converts in Britain has declined rapidly during the last decade. from a peak of 15,794 in 1960 to 7,344 last year. the work of the Catholic Enquiry......

Overseas Aid Tight Priority For Oxfam'

BY A STAFF REPORTER OXFAM rejected propo sals that it should give priority to political action because it felt the best way to help fight world polaarty was through the......

Anglican Criticism Of Mixed Marriage Ruling

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE Anglican quarterly periodical, Theology, has criticised the recent papal directive granting g reater decision making power in mixed marriage cases to......

Bishops And Nuns As Tv Students

BY A STAFF REPORTER A GENERAL course of training in communition and the techniques of radio and television begins at the Catholic Radio and Television Centre, Hatch End,......

Fr. Tigar Leads Joint Pilgrimage

A PILGRIMAGE from Birmingham Oratory in honour of Blessed John Wall, to Harvingham. Rushock and Redhill (Worcestershire) was led last Sunday by Fr. Clement Tigar.......