18th July 1947

18th July 1947
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The Latest News Out Of Persecuted Yugoslavia

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A remarkable document on the persecution of the Church in Yugoslavia reached The Catholic Herald this week. Its arrival follows immediately the......

German Bishop Protests Against Soviet Ban On Catholic Press

The German Episcopate has submitted a joint memorandum to the Allred Control Council in Berlin, denouncing the activities of the Soviet authorities in Germany in connection with......

To Readers And Friends

THE dollar crisis will directly -I affect readers of " The Catholic Herald" as from next week. In future the "C.H." will have fewer eight-page issues. Furthermore, the supply......

At The First Annual Meeting Of Westminster A.c.t.11t.

THE CARDINAL CALLS TO ALL CATHOLIC WORKERS "Join Your Union . . . Join the Catholic Association...Don't Think Only of Money" How can Catholic workers help in the......

Cardinal Frings Urges Corporate Organisations

Cardinal Frings, ` Archbishop of Cologne, at a rally of Catholic Workers and Miners at Oberhausen, pointed to the Papal social programme for an organisation on corporative......

Points For Labour Organisations

The Pope stated on Wednesday the three conditions which he considered essential to the charter of any Labour organisation. They were : (1) Respect for the human person, (2)......

Vatican Paper Condemns Soviet "no" To U.s. Plan

Russia's attitude to the Marshall Plan has been bluntly condemned in a article in the Vatican newspaper, Osservatore Romano, written by the Editor, Count Giuseppe della Torre.......

Two-thirds Of Europe's Million Dps Are Catholic

Close on 1,000,000 men, women and children, classified as " displaced persons "—who are lingering in half a dozen European countries, are depending for their support on an......

Liverpool Parents Prepare To Fight The Ministry Of...

TEST CASE ON BUILDING COSTING LESS THAN £500 By FRANK DOOLIN The parents of g irls at Brou g hton Hall Hi g h School, West Derby, Liverpool, formed themselves into a Parents'......

Lifting The Iron Curtain London-end

By A STAFF REPORTER AN " INTERNATIONAL" BRIGADE IN GREECE? The Greek Government's Press Officer was a trifle diffident at first. Yes, he had seen the reports of a " new......

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Trade Unions And Catholics

Sr,—Arising out of your excel lent report of the Wembley meeting, called to form a branch of the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists, may I be permitted to make a......

" Our New Masters"

sm,--it is many years now since the Bishops under Cardinal Bourne decided that the Labour Party was not Socialist in the sense condemned by the Church. It cannot be disputed,......

War And The Old Testament

SIR,—Fr. Joseph Degan does not meet a very real difficulty, Let us compare the morality of those who order a naval blockade or atom bomb attack with the Israelites who invaded......

The Atom Bomb

Sim—The Rev. S. J. Gosling wants to know the moral principles behind the argument "the use in war of atomic weapons for mass destruc tion is morally unjustifiable." Fr. Francis......

Doctrine Books

S1R.—Among a very large number of kind letters, referring to my own of June 20, on the ignorance of Catholics in matters of Christian Doctrine, there was a kind enclosure of......

Vatican Radio

SLR,—As to the difficulty experienced in obtaining Vatican Radio, provided that sets are equipped to receive short wave signals then there should be very little trouble involved......

Christians In Ceylon

Sat,—An article on the Church in India, by my friend Fr. Stephen Raymund, has acquainted the readers of THE CATHOLIC HERALD with the problems of the Church in the New India.......

British Association Meeting

From Sir Edmund Whittaker S1R,—The first full post-war meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science will be held in Dundee from August 27— September 3,......

William Joyce's Widow

From the Duke of Bedford have read with sympathy and interest Catherine Silbury's letter, criticising the Government's unfair policy of penalising the wives and widows of former......

Gambling

Sim—The advertisement published in Tim CATHOLIC HERALD by the National League for Education against Gambling appears to me to be a timely warning of the effects of this gambling......

Answers

Have Catholics to believe in the Legend of Dr. Faustus? No; it is a " Legend " which illustrates the power of evil over those who harden themselves to sin. Catholics have to......

1 Points From Letters Closed Shop?

How long is it that the Catholic Church has been in favour of the " closed shop " in Trade Union matters ? I have been reading the speech of Mr. J. Donovan in THE CATHOLIC......

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Fully Studying It. . . . We Early Christians

by Daniel Raps ONE would like to raise a hope in someone's breast : our day is not lavish with hopes. However, I must say that those who expect conferences to solve all man's......

Theatre

Deep Are The Roots AN unqualified " must " for the thoughtful playgoer is Deep Are the Roots (VVyNptiAm's), a. dramatically powerful problem piece on the most recent aspect of......

Films By Grace Conway

Open Confession BOTH America and Britain are looking at reflections of themselves in the glass this week and not finding them good. James Hilton, British novelist, now a happy......

Garden

HIGH SUMMER H OLIDAY weather may not suit " us, but whatever comes is sure to make the plants grow. It is necessary to make sure at this season that the groundsels and......

Music

The dexterous suppleness of Adelina de Lara, who celebrated her 75th birthday last Saturday (Wromoae. Hata-) with a splendid performance of Schumann selections, is as pleasantly......

Feminine Forum

CATECHISTS' CAMP 1 By GRACE CONWAY 1 HAVE been hearing something from Miss M. Bates of the holiday camp for boys and girls organised by Our Lady's Catechists. This year they......

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Frustration Or Hope

W E have often slated in these columns that the work of Christ's Church in the world cannot be done by the Holy Father alone, nor by Cardinals and Bishops alone, nor yet by the......

Royal Bethrothal

ATHOLICS of Britain and the Commonwealth very heartily wish all God's blessings on the Princess Elizabeth and her fiancé, Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, R.N. They note with......

Blowing Up!

M ANY people's breath must have been taken away when they heard on the radio a fortnight ago that Krupps' factories were to be blown up. Still more blowing up ! Surely even the......

In A Few Words

Religious Leaders on the Up and Up KNOWING little or nothing about " mathematics and statistics. I feel all the fascination of the innocent for the results of Gallup and other......

Uestions Of The Week

By Michael de la Bedoyere Are We Pessimists ? READERS write to us every so often to appeal for less pessimism in our columns, and a certain number have even discontinued......

A Layman's Pulpit

Triumphal March SEEING that the time is calculated to excite misgiving and cause depression, it may be well to recall the nature of that petitecostal experience which had so......

Kalendab

July 20-26 Sunday, July 20. Eighth Sunday after Pentecost. (Green.) Monday, July 21. St. Praxedes, Bishop and Martyr. 1st Cent. (Red.) Tuesday, July 22. St. Mary Magdalen.......

Catholic Profiles :1 I 2

THE DOCTOR [This is the second of the Profiles of Catholics where names May he unknown to the public. and vet whose work, typical of so many hundreds of others in the same......

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Sunday's New Saint Was

French but a large Spanish cong Great Missioner Hymn-Writer and Founder of Two Congregations By a Special Correspondent The canonization on Sunday next, July 20, 231 years......

Catholic Doctors Want An International Secretariat

By a British Delegate Plans were advanced for an International Medical Secretariat at Rome to act as liaison between Catholic doctors in all countries, to exchange views and......

Cardinal Hlond Appeals For Churches

Cardinal Mond, Primate of Poland, has issued an apperti to Catholics in Poland and abroad to help in the enormous task of reconstructing the scores of churches and chapels in......

From My Welsh Window

By H. EDWARDS As I look from my window I wonder a little why the English have the good fortune to live in the dowry of our Lady, for it was the Welsh who practised a superb and......

2,600 Religious Lost By War And Nazi Persecution

By MAX JORDAN Of the 12,141 members of Ger. man religious orders who served in the Forces during the war, 2,428 have lost their lives in battle. This total is composed of 389......

British Catholics Will Keep Up Their Protests To Secure...

London Meeting Calls for Investigation by U .N.0. BY A STAFF REPORTER " ' We need not fear any campaign. They will shout to their heart's content and then the storm will abate......

Priests Killed Property Taken

" To-day 200 priests, 3 vicars general, and Archbishop Stepinac are actually in prison. The greatest number is at Stara Gradiska, the Dachau of Yugoslavia. A very large number......

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'coulton-lunn Debate Examined By An Anglican Critic

by Montgomery Belgion TO THE CATHOLIC HERALD be longs the credit of having instigated the duel by letter made public in this book, to read which is like watching U bullfight......

Earth And Ourselves Sea Holly

F OR poa those of us who have not staggered out on holiday but look forward some time during the next six weeks to visiting one or other of our coasts, may be reserved the......

Poetry

POET IN THE MARKETPLACE Death of the Cathedral. By Fred Marnau. (Grey Walls Press, 85. 6d.). Landscapes and Departares. By Kathleen Nott. (Poetry, London, 6s.). Reviewed by......

Spiritual Relaxation

The Manifold Mass and the Invisible Child, By C. C. Martindale, S.J. (Sheet! and Ward. 5s. net.). Reviewed by IVOR HAEL UNDER a double title, which refers to two little books,......

Agriculture

Compost Farming is the Panacea The Earth's Green Carpet. By Louise E. Howard. (Faber. Ss. 6d.). Reviewed by ANDREW BOYLE EXCLUDING the farmer and the poet, few ordinary......

English Saints

Saints Beyond the White Cliffs. By Margaret Gibbs. (Hollis and Carter. 10s. 6d.). A BAKER'S dozen of English "saints. From St. George to St. Richard of Chichester, from the......

Holiness Is The Love Of God

The Voice of 4 Priest. By Edward Leen, C.S.Sp., D.D. Edited with an Introduction by Bernard J. Kelly, C.S.Sp. (Shced and Ward, 10s. 6d.). Reviewed by MGR. HALLETT FR. Kelly......

On Spain

Giral: Una Historia de Largre. (Press Dept., Spanish Embassy, London). THIS little booklet contains much .1. that is interesting, especially since the last Trade Union Congress......

Books Received 1

Man and Temple. By Raphal Fatal. (Thomas Nelson and Sons, Ltd. 8s. 6(L). Despite the fact that the author of this book on Hebrew anthropology views religion, including that of......

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By A Staff Reporter "to-day, When We Receive The Flags

OF THE POLISH FORCES, WE RENEW OUR THANKS TO THE BRAVE AND GALLANT MEN WHO FOUGHT UNDER THEM." Tribute to Poland, the soldiers of Poland, General Sikorski and General......

—mgr. Masterson

From Our Own Correspondent. "We are not producing sufficient priests in this archdiocese for i pur own needs." Despite a bus strike which impeded transport, 3,000 Catholics in......

A.c.t.u. Pledge To Mgr. Stepinae

In London, on Saturday, the Westminster Association of Catholic Trade Unionists formolly passed a resolution protesting against the unjust imprisonment of the Archbishop of......

I A Ship Is Sanctuary Lamp At Atlantic House

By AUSTIN LYONS After many years of labour and preparation by the Apostleship of the Sea, the new £50,000 Atlantic House, Liverpool, goes into service for seamen this week-end.......

London Women's Services Club's Fine Record

By a Staff Reporter The Belgravia Women's Services Club at 11, Chester-street, which has catered for hundreds of service women throughout the war and which was inaugurated and......

Mr. Harlon, Of St. Ives, Wins In Second Round

Like many another small parish in this country, St. Ives, Cornwall, has no Catholic school. So Margaret Harlon goes in each day by train to Penzance to attend the Catholic......

Gaelic Choir Wins Cardinal's Cup

The most coveted trophy at the London leis (Gaelic Musical Festival) was won by Fr. John Cremin, of St. Raphael's, Kingston-on-Thames, who raised and trained a choir of young......

£300 For Y.c.w. And The Army

From Our Own Correspondent The United Sereices Catholic Association has made a grant of E300 to the Young Christian Workers to assist them in their apostolate for young men......

Foreign Scouts And Guides Rally At Westminster Cardinal...

Benediction on Sunday to 300 Girl Guides and Boy Scouts who assembled in Westminster Cathedral, for a rally. It was an international gashering. Besides British there were......

Do Catholics Waste Money In Schools?

LONDON HEADMASTER'S PLAIN SPEAKING By a Staff Reporter This week Clapham College, London, celebrates its Golden Jubilee of service to Christian Education in England. Here is......

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Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY AUDIENCES. The Pope has received in audience recently many Cardinals resident in Rome and bishops on ad limitia visits, including Mgr. Ignatius Mobarak, Archbishop......

The Pope Favours The Cause Of Mother Seton

The Pope himself is doing all he can to further the cause for the beatification of Mother Elizabeth Ann Seton. Fr. Salvator Burgio, of the Mother Seton Guild , Fmmitsburg,......

200,000 Benefit From Amnesty

From a Special Correspondent It was recently revealed in the Warsaw Parliament that 148,665 civil persons benefited from the amnesty, voted in February, In this number there......

Monks Not To Leave St. Bernard Pass

The monks of the Grand St. Bernard will not abandon the hospice they have occupied for the last ten centuries at the too of the St. Ber nard Pass at a height of 8,100 feet. The......

Bishop Of The D.p.s Dies Suddenly

Mgr. Maximilian Keller, Bishop of Warmia, the spiritual shepherd for millions of Germans who, like him, were forced to leave their native provinces and find refuge in the......

Medical Congress

A great Medical Congress has just been held in Dublin, in connection with the hi-centenary of the Rotunda Maternity Hospital. founded by Dr. Bartholomew Mosse, two hundred years......