18th April 1947

18th April 1947
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Church Leaders' War-time Letter Inspires " Socialist...

56 Parliamentarians Want " To Tackle Problems From A Christian Angle Six members of the House of Lords and 50 members of the House of Commons have formed themselves into a......

Dr. Tiso Is Condemned To Death

Dr. Tiso, the priest President of Slovakia during the German occupation, was sentenced to death by hanging in Bratislava on Tues. day. Dr. Tiso heard his sentence quietly and......

In Memorandum To Government—

The Polish Bishops Stress the Right to Private Property "Because the Polish nation is predominantly Catholic the constitution of the Republic should be that of a Christian......

Lord Holden Enthusiastic

I approached Lord Holden, one of the five Catholic members of the Group. His enthusiasm for the venture was unmistakably great. My first question was aimed to draw him out: "I......

Britain Imports 281,000 Tons Of Wheat A Month

Most of the wheat for our daily bread comes to us from Canada and other countries. Our farmers did a splendid job during the war and are still doing it, but these islands are......

Poplar Shows What Can Be Done By United Effort To Help...

By a Staff Reporter "We have tapped a huge reservoir of charity throughout England and Ireland. Since the news report of our work for Austria appeared in The Catholic Herald of......

Russia Less Dangerous

" This Russian dictatorship is less dangerous to the safety of other nations than the German form of dictatorship," President Roosevelt w rote to the Pope. This is disclosed in......

150 Ex-servicemen Received By The Pope

One hundred and fifty members of the British armed forces were received in private audience by the Holy Father on Saturday last, April 12. The audience, which is fully reported......

Mgr. Stepinac Has Not Been Moved

Mgr. Stepinac, Archbishop of Zagreb, is still being kept in Lepoglava Prison, according to the latest reports reaching the Vatican, despite the news circulated elsewhere that he......

Trade Union Chiefs Tnumph Over Unofficial Leaders

• • • By a Staff Reporter "The best place to hammer out workers' difficulties is in the conference room." Mr. Jack Donovan, secretary of the Dockers' group of the transport and......

In Notre Dame

The exploitation by a section of the French Press of what is called the "conspiracy of the cassocks," already reported, has occasioned an exceptional manifestation in the......

Belgian Bishops Define Radio Policy

The Belgian Bishops at their last meeting discussed broadcasting policy and firmly asserted the rights of religious broadcasting. They passed a resolution in favour of a......

The "saint In The Frock Coat" 1s Beatified

Fifty thousand people filled St. Peter's Basilica, when the Pope publicly venerated the newlybeatified Contardo Ferrini, the Italian law scholar and university professor, whom......

Aied

This year Easter falls in April, and Spring brings many inquiries of a happy and eventful nature. " I am delighted to tell you that I am to be married at Easter "—so begins a......

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Catholics And Russia

Sta,-One would have expected that self-preservation alone would deter people in this country from encouraging the hardening of the world into two opposing camps and the......

Post Office And Food Parcels

Sut,-Your comments on readers' difficulties with the Post Office are not amiss. My experience with parcels to Germany has been somewhat similar. I deal with a small suboffice......

This Present Discontent

St,-As one of the voters who very deliberately helped to put the present Government in power, and in consequence is, I suppose, classed by Fr. Dudley as among the " unthinking......

Catholic Press Printing

Sie.-Why don't Catholic publishers get together and set up their own printing shop? The Co-operative Press prints all Co-op. publications. Why not a Catholic Press? CATHOLIC "......

Dr. Simcox

From Professor Alfred O'Rahilly Sre,-You have forwarded to me a reply by Dr. Simcox to my article in your issue of January 24. This reply is mainly concerned with Dr. Simcox's......

"five Years In Ireland" I Have Just Come Across, In

a library, Michael McCarthey's Five Years in Ireland; also be is author of Priests and People in Ireland. Can you tell me of any books refuting his bitter and exaggerated......

,answers

of tbe Heart of Jesus "? We do not know; you might consult Mr. Peter Anson, Harbour Head, Macduff, Scotland, who is compiling a Dictionary of Religious Orders and Institutes.......

Classified Advertisemenis

MUST BE PREPAID Send amount estimated (approx. 6 words to s lint) plus 6d. if using BOX Number (Adjustments made AFTER insertion). MINIMUM 2 lines. Hotels and Trade 1/9 Per......

Marriage Notice

TWELL-TAYLOR.--On April 12th, at St, Mary's Church. Morecambe. with Nuptial Mass and Papal Blessing, by the Rev. Fe 0.F.M.Cap, (brother of the bridegroom). Desmond Joseph,......

Classifieds (contd.); Raivan Bed. Illtt.-tes. For...

HAMPSTEAD. furnished Make concealed B AA oa es;1 . ker. no linen. Butanes led" ostly.-w T ONDON. Bed and breakfast.-Mrs. Flake 14 34,Windmill Street, W.I. Museum 3092. WO rooms.......

An Appeal To All Lovers And Clients Of The Little Flower

In honour of the Little Flower, St. Teresa, we Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate have erected a very spacious church and schools for well-nigh 2,000 children-all this we......

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Here's How To Keep Clear From Colds

Colds are caught wherever people congregate. But not by the wise ones who carry the small, flat tin of BESORBON medicinal snuff. They just take a pinch whenever they hear a......

A Digectory Of W Hat Is A

SCHOOLS MW COLLEGES SALESIAN COLLEGE. F 4 RNI3OROUGH, Hampshire. Boarding And Day Grammar School. Usual Examinations. Boys accepted from 9 years —For prospectus apply to the......

Letter To Catholic Schoolboys

l J ULY will see the end of another school year and many Catholic boys will reach a turning point in their lives. The Road of Life will lie open II before them and they will......

Hundred Per Cent.

CATHOLIC? by Winifred Charlier ONE is constantly hearing stressed at public meetings these days, the importance of our being hundred per cent. Catholics if we are to exert any......

By Iris Conlay The Victoria And Albert Museum, In London,

is one of the gayest places in London. The French tapestries now banging there have an unearthly joyousness about their treatment of romantic themes that still cast their spell.......

Earth And Ourselves

Coltsfoot THE coltsfoot that should ▪ have been out for Palm Sunday is only now showing itself in any quantity in the roughened grass of our roadsides, its yellow petals still......

Films By Grace Conway

Yardstick Kalamazoo SIXTY-FIVE million Americans go to the cinema every week. The American film industry refers to the vast bulk of them as " the incorruptibles," by which......

Theatre Call Home The Heart

AN ex-servicewomen suffering from shock, welcoming home her husband and a man she thinks should be her husband, from a P.O.W. camp in Germany, make up the theme of Call Home......

Maclean Brand Stomach Powder

Hounslow Dear Sirs, feel it my duty to pay this grateful tribute to your Macteans Stomach Powder. Having suffered from Indigestion . . . I am now on my third bottle of your......

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The Wallace Mentality

I N his speech at the Central Hall, Westminster, last Saturday Mr. Henry Wallace spoke to his hearers of all the things " he would like to see." " I would like to see " nations......

Questions Of The Wee

By Miehael de la Iliedoyerc Do You Recognise Yourselves) ETE,R a few days . . I began to see in my mind's eye millions of pairs of hands, especially women's hands, clutching......

Kaliendar

April 20-26 Sunday, April 20. Second Sunday after Easter. (White.) Monday. April 21. St. Anselm, Bishop and Doctor of the Church, 1009. (White.) Tuesday, April 22. SS. Soter,......

I Catholic Profiles: 99

PRINCESS BLUCHER Hearts just as pure and fair May beat in Belgrave Square As in the lowly air Of Seven Dials. IN -the last twenty-two years, Eng land and 'Germany have been......

A Layman's Pulpit

Memory's Tribute THERE is something very sug gestive in the fact that it was to those who came to embalm the body of Jesus that was first made known His Resurrection. They had......

In A Few Words

Desmond Fitzgerald T HE announcement last week of Desmond Fitzgerald's death was not wholly a surprise to me. I have known him for years, but only seen him at rare intervals,......

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Lzturgzcal School At Swansea

From a Special Correspondent Wales—traditionally a " land of gong "—was peacefully invaded during Easter week by members of the Society of St. Gregory, under the leadership of......

U.s. Catholics Want Daily Paper But Difficulties Are Serious

The 24 million Catholics of the United States, according to our correspondent, Want a national Catholic daily. So far th ey have not produced one. The present By HAROLD BUTCHER......

M.i.i.c. Is The New International Catholic Graduates...

There is now fully launched, from Rome, with Papal approval, a Catholic lay movement of quite high potential : the &Movement International des Intellectuels Catholiques : the......

It Isn't Worth It

This lad will long regret that he broke Paragraph 66 of the Highway Code (" Do not hold on to another vehicle "). He got 5 weeks in hospital — and a wrecked bicycle. And it......

German Catholics Want Radio Station

The Catholic demand, reports Vatican Radio, for the establishment of a Christian radio station has been raised more and more strongly in the British zone in recent weeks. It has......

Yugoslav Envoy Recalled

The Yugoslav government's instructions to Zako Popovitch, the recently-appointed Consul General at Montreal, to return to Bel grade, is believed a move on the part of Marshal......

The Pope's Answer To The German Bishops

" Those who were inclined to mistrust the Holy See now have to admit that resistance against an immoral regime did not spring from a hostile attitude to your nation." So writes......

Cardinal Sapieha Denial Of Interview

After great delay, probably caused by censorship, the Cracow Catholic weekly, " Tygodnik Powszcchny," published on March 30 a categorical denial that any interview concerning......

Cardinal Mindzenty Threatens To Ex-communicate A Parliament

Cardinal Mindzenty, Primate of Hungary, has threatened to ex-communicate the members of the Hungarian Parliament if they persist in passing a Bill to secularise education. This......

Chinese Communists Want Power On A National Scale : They

In their eleven-year-old totali By Fr. O'Connor, S.S.C. Will Use Any Means To Get It tarian government of Yenan, national scale, and they are willing which the Nationalist......

Scholars And Diplomats At The Academy Of St. Thomas

A series of lectures on existentialism by outstanding Catholic philosophers, professors and learned diplomats, is being presented this week at St. Thomas Aquinas Academy, Rome,......

Leopold's Situation Is "unjust"

The new Belgian Minister of Justice, Paul Struye, leader of the Christian Social Party, in a recent interview said ; " It is our conviction that the present situation of King......

"that's Alright We'll Have Calor Gas Delivered"

40 11 01 .1 . . . . 1,000 'Calor' Gas Service and Supply Depots are ready to do it—to deliver Gas to you by road, wherever you live or want to live or have to live. You simply......

'calor!. Gas

BELGROVE HOUSE, KING'S CROSS, LONDON, W.C.1 WHEN the welcome rays of sunshine come slanting through the windows Cindrella Rugs take on a new brilliance of colour in keeping......

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Moral And Pastoral Theology

By Henry Davis, S.J. Fifth Edition Revised and Enlarged " The re-issue of this invaluable compendium in these difficult days proses that it is increasingly appreciated by......

Ten Months Of Rheumatic Pains

Ended Through Taking The One Health Saha We Specially Recommend For Women If you know what it is to suffer from Rheumatism in any form, read this letter from Miss Olive D., of......

The Morals And Manners Of Bombing

IT is right and proper that Christians should be troubled in their minds about the morality of bombing, and it is no less right and proper that Christians who denounce bombing......

Fiction

MAN THE QUEER FELLOW The Drinking Well, by Neil M. Gunn (Faber, 10s. 6d.). Teresa and Other Stories. by Sean O'Faolain (Cape, 7s. 6d.). Lift Up Your Gates, by Maura Laverty......

Garden

EVERYTHING AT ONCE A S the soil warms and that happens rapidly now-we have to complete operations which in a normal year would extend from January. The main thing is to get the......

Feminine Forum

SCHOOL MAGAZINES NOW that elementary school children are to stay at school until they are fifteen, we should hear a good deal more about the 'teen-agers taking an interest in......

A Spanish Writer

Spain-An Interpretation. By Angel Ganivet. Translated by J. R. Carey, with an introduction by R. M e 8 M. Nadal. da 6 I. . 1 (Eyre and Spottisod Reviewed by DAVID L.......

Criticism

VARIETY PROGRAMME Focus 2. Edited by B. Ratan and A. Pearse. (Dobson, 7s. (Id.) F IVE essays on the " realist novel in the 'thirties" comprise the major portion of this new......

Stomach Pains

4 Me.44:14062 / "THANK Yea "THANK YOU" So wrote Mr. F. R. T. of N. Devon it, praise of Pop Woodcock's Pills. His letter continues: " for a long time I suffered untold agony......

" Once I Suffered From Rheu Matism"

There was a time I hardly dared move for rheumatism. My back ached, my thighs and knees creaked. ( could just see myself a hopeless cripple. Then I tried AntiKanmia. It doesn't......

And

dud they look film You can laugh, chat, and enjoy life free from dental plate worry. That's the assurance you get if you sprinkle your plate in the morning with Dr. Wernet's......

Backache

• 'work. Nobody can afford to be handicapped and made miserable by backache, lumbago, stiff, aching joints, rheumatic pains, urinary and bladder disorders, gravel or any......

Started Taking Kruschen When She Was 31

DOES HER OWN HOUSEWORK AT 71 There is no need to be a " back number at three-score-and-ten. Ever since she was 31 this 71-year - old woman has taken Kruschen Salts During those......

Wake Up Your Liver Bile

without Calemel-and you'll jump out of bed In the morning ND of elm and vigour The liver should pour out two pmts of liquid bile into your bowels daily If this bile is not......

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The Y.c.w. 1ay Convert All England Ifew Catholic Students At

Bishop Ellis Tells National Leaders asievaiimsmismismainna At A Sheffield Week-end Meeting EVERY YOUNG WORKER, CATHOLIC OR NON-CATHOLIC, IS DESTINED TO BE A SON OF GOD, AND IF......

Spotlight On Education "bill"

What will be the cost of the Education Act ? This week we are able to give some indication of what the new Act means in terms of £ s. d. to one or two areas in the Salford......

Dolkers Made This Altar

This is a church created out of five class-rooms by East End working men. Early in the war the dockers' parish of Poplar was bombed by enemy aircraft. The Church of SS. Mary......

C.t.s. Distributes Over One Million

An increase of over 80,000 on the previous year, the Catholic Truth Society, last year distributed 1,485,628 pamphlets. This news is contained in the report of the Secretary,......

Catholic T.u. Association Progressfs In The North

Interest in the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists is nation-wide. This fact was disclosed at the quarterly meeting of the Executive Council of the Hexham and Newcastle......

Persons And Places

FR. CRANE SPEAKS TO LIBERAL YOUTH "The sufficiency to which men have a right must be secured by the free, responsible efforts of free men and women," said Fr. Paul Crane, S.J.,......

London Has A Religious Art Library

A small but growing library of books on art—emphasis particularly on religious art—has been opened on the premiies of the Church Artists' Agency at 25, Ebury Street, London,......

Ecclesiastical And Otiier Information

BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: April 18. Hospital of St. John and St. Elizabeth, Grove End Road, N.W.11: Tea with the medical......

Notts Priests

The annual clergy retreat for the priests of the Nottingham diocese will this year take place at Ratcliffe College, Leicestershire, from August 4 to 8. Holy Ghost Fathers The......

Ilford Welcomes Ex-service Members

Members of the Ilford Catholic Club who had served In H.M. Forces during the war were welcomed home last week by their fellow members at a re union in the Guildhall. Canon......

Difarn So0 To Keep

ASPRO HANDY On chilly, tricky, 0 changeable days r 'ASPRO' is the best S I % safeguard for Immediate use. When 'flu or chill symp toms appear — or ' = Ir s the first sign of......

N.u.s. Meeting

THEY CONFERRED AT YORK By FRANK DOOLIN " In the face of a materialism of extreme nature the Catholic student has little opportunity to do more than disagree and present his......

"1 Am A Priest From Dachau Belgian Priest Thanks Limehouse

By a Staff Reporter " I am a priest from Dachau and I wish to thank you, the people of Limehouse for your great charity in sending food to our starving brethren in Germany.......

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After-meal , Acidity

Running for his train— Sucking Rennies as he runs Soon puts paid to pain Do you suffer from heartburn and acid stomach after meals? Then you need Rennin! In next to no time,......

Russians Travel 100 Miles To Easter Duties

About 3,000 Catholics made their Easter Communion in the Church of St. Louis of the French, the only Catholic Church in Mos cow, and many came from the Ukraine and Bye]o-Russia,......

Irish News Letter A Great Patriot Dies

By the EARL OF WICKLOW With the unexpected death of Mr. Desmond Fitzgerald, a familiar and greatly liked figure is lost to Dublin. He had a varied and adventurous life, and it......

Take Personal Interest In P.o.w.

—Bishop to Priests "I appeal to you all to take a personal interest in the German prisoners who are unjustly suffering a prolonged captivity in this country." So writes Mgr.......

Parents To Have Stand At Teachers' Exhibition

Catholic parents are to have their own stand and a " Parents' Day " at the Whitsun Week exhibition to be held by the Metropolitan Catholic Teachers' Association at Westminster.......

Polish Bishops

,Continued from page one spiritual wealth of the nation, and by extending to all the opportunity to create for themselves and their families, through honest work, conditions of......

Catholic Societies Adopt The German Universities

Most of the Catholic societies in British universities have decided to adopt a German university with a view to helping by sending books, papers and periodicals and establishing......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. The Holy Father has received in private audience recently Cardinal Tisserant, Secretary of the Sacred Congregation of the Eastern Churches,......

Poland Professor S. Dabrowski, An Eminent Catholic,...

Paznan University, has died in his 70th year. Archbishop Dymek and two Bishops took part in the funeral. Mr. Celiehowskl, last Mayor of Poznan, died recently in London. in......

( Naiurally . . .

When children suffer from minor upsets, showing the definite need of a corrective, it is most important to • choose a laxative of the natural kind. t/0\1 Being purely vegetable,......

I Couldn't Sleep

RHEUMATISM left me nearly helpless "Last AprIII was very ill with Rheumatism, my hands and feet swelled up. I couldn't sleep, hardly walk, in fact I was nearly helpless. I......

Chills

For quick relief — try Phensic ! A shivery hot-and-cold feeling is often a forerunner of a feverish chill or 'flu cold. So it's worth it to take a little extra care, for where......