18th September 1970

18th September 1970
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Envoy Reports On Amman Talks

Pope urges guerillas to release hostages FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT P OPE PAUL received a lirst-hand report from his personal envoy this week on negotiations about the fate of......

'no British Aid For African Groups'

By a Staff Reporter T HE British Council of (lurches will not provide aid to southern African guerilla groups, although a report commissioned by the council recommends that it......

Plea Lot' Council Of All Christian Churches

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT C ARDINAL SLIENENS, Primate of Belgium, has called for a second Council of Jerusalem, to be attended by representatives of all the Christian......

Standing In The Aisles At Tridentine High Mass

BY A STAFF REPORTER A THOUSAND people attended Solemn High Mass in the old Roman rite at the Carmelite Church of Our Lady and St. Simon Stock, Kensington. on Tuesday. It was......

Swiss Guards Survive

P OPE PAUL announced on Tuesday that he is disbanding the Papal Gendarmerie, Noble Guard and Palatine Guard "so that all things surrounding the successor of Peter may clearly......

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Pope's Next Trip May Take Him Round The World

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT A TENTATIVE programme of Pope Paul's visit to the Philippines and Australia was issued by the Vatican on Monday. He will visit Manila from November 27......

Fr. John Mckenzie In Liverpool

'CRISIS OF CHARITY, NOT OBEDIENCE' T HE real crisis in today's Church was not one of faith or obedience, but of charity, saidFr. John McKenzie, the American scripture scholar,......

Canon's 54 Years In Priesthood

C ANON Leo Ward, parish priest of St. Anselm's, Southall, Middx., since 1932, retired last week. He was ordained in 1916. At a presentation ceremony at which his successor, Fr......

Feeling Worthless (3)

A N advertisement in the - " I. Underground gives me guilt feelings every time I look at it. It shows a husband and father who claims to love his wife and children, but doesn't......

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The Day They Shelled The Vatican

by JOHN QUINLAN A T 5.30 a.m. on September 20, 1870, Italian guns opened fire on the walls of Rome . . So dawned the last day of the oldest monarchy in Europe. The day before,......

Time To Spend With The Sick By Maureen Vincent Jessie

MATTHEWS is to make an appeal on television on Sunday for St. Christopher's Hospice, a unique home for the sick. Just over 20 years ago a lonely young man died in a 50bed......

Sweep Your Teeth

by PAULA DAVIES W HILE your toddlers are tucking into their extra holiday treats of ice creams, fizzy drinks and sweets, spare a thought for their teeth. Something like 150,000......

Looking At Tomorrow

THANKS to the compara tively modern phenome-, non of the mass summer holiday, autumn has become not a season for melancholy regret, but a time of looking forward, supposedly......

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Church Aid To Guerillas

T HE British Council of Churches has been advised to adopt the World Council of Churches' policy of aiding guerillas in southern Africa. It conies as a relief to hear that it......

Exposing The Pressure Groups

By Shirley Williams M.P. IN this close season for Parliamentary politics. the -• critics, the observers and the players themselves are all having another look at ihe rules of......

Understanding Nuts And Bolts Of Ecumenism

By Fr. Herbert Keldany "ECUMENISM is a lot of talk. We are no nearer to uniting," said the first man. "I have only been here a couple of weeks, but I have found plenty at all......

Ot All Sunshine At The T.u.c.

by CHRISTOPHER VAUGHAN, S.J. T HE T.U.C. came to Briehton one week after the flower children had left the Isle of Wight. The sun shone and Vic Feather wore his psychedelic tic.......

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Peace And Amity At Pop Festival

Brave and Christian attitude AS one of the priest Christian Counsellors working at the Isle of Wi g ht pop festival, I would like to con g ratulate you on your reasoned......

Stopped From Coming To

Britain T HREE years a g o, Robert Humeaux ( address—'her Ro g er" L'Etier, Bouaye, Loire Atlantique, France) retired from the service of the French Railways. Both he and his......

Concern Over Nuns From Kerala _m R. B. C. Wii...son...

4) has missed the point of the uneasiness felt by civilised people (includin g , surely. Catholics?) about the Kerala nuns. He says: "Convents are not prisons or concentration......

Passing Of Ember Days

QUESTION and ANSWER Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question—h ,seem.s to me that Ember Days were very important feature of the Church's year and I would like to know why they......

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The New Liturgy And The Vociferous Minority View

by Canon J. B. O'CONNELL The New Liturgy A Comprehensive Introduction edited by Lancelot Sheppard (Darton. Longman and Todd 60s.) IF one may judge by many of the uninformed......

Improving Understanding

by Fr. S. G. A. LUFF Christian Faith and Other Faiths by Stephen Neill (Oxford Paperbacks I5s.) "'THOSE who have not yet received the Gospel," explains Vatican II's......

Looking Ahead

O NLY about seventy shopping days to Christmas . and bargains as usual among children's books from the Hamlyn Group of Publishers: Pow (10s.) packs plenty of punch for boys,......

Known And Unknown Corners Of Portugal

by DESMOND GORGES Portugal by Cedric Salter (Botsford 36s.) A FASCINATING well-illus trated guide to the history, C; ustoms, architecture and countryside of the country where......

Space And Time Ideas

by DERIC FULLER Natural Symbols (explorations in cosmology) by Dr. Mary Douglas (Barrie & Rockliff The Cresset Press 45s.) T HIS book is an "attempt to understand"......

Morality That Depends On The Person Of Christ

by MALACHY CARROLL Human Values and Christian Morality by Josef Fuchs, S.J. (Gill and Macmillan 36s.) T HIS book, by a Professor of Moral Theology at the Gregorianum, is a......

Original, Spectacular And Exciting

O RIGINA.LITY is what the cinema most needs; and yet originality when it occurs may often be a handicap to . a film's routine marketing. The case of Kes is familiar as the last......

Victor Gollancz Humanity Award

N OMINATIONS are now being received for the Victor Gollancz Award, made for the most outstanding contribution in the fight against world poverty. and should be forwarded to the......

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Imprisoned In A Tower Block

A PRIEST who agrees with the theory that children suffer from personality defects when they are brought up in high flats, or tower blocks as they are called, is Fr. Hubert......

Renewal Group Rebuked For Birth Control Leaflet

BY A STAFF REPORTER A STRONG attack on the birth-control leaflet published early this month by the Catholic Renewal Movement is made in a statement by the Catholic Priests'......

Cardinal Says Nursing Order's Centenary Mass

-Ills A MASS to celebrate the centenary of the arrival in London of the Congregation of Bon Secours, the first French order to do nursing work, was celebrated by Cardinal......