19th June 1970

19th June 1970
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World Aid Role For Britain

A S one of the leading trad ing nations, Britain must be concerned about the future purchasing power of three-quarters of her potential customers—an issue not emphasised in the......

Switching Off Respirators

Surgeon's plea for new law on transplants BY A STAFF REPORTER N EW debate on the ethics of clinical experiments will be provoked by a plea this week for a law to sanction the......

Catholics Honoured I

in Birthday List BY A STAFF REPORTER L ORD WHEATLEY, a judge and former Labour M.P., was among the Catholics in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. He was made a life baron......

Ambulances For Mother Teresa

F OUR new ambulances for Mother Teresa of Calcutta were blessed at Farm Street, London, last week by Archbishop Roberts, S.J., former Archbishop of Bombay. Malcolm Muggeridge.......

Lay Council Appoints New Chairman

MR. JOHN PART RIDGE, of Head ington, Oxford, an experimental officer in low temperature physics for the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority, is the new chairman of the......

Overseas Students' Chaplain

FR. PHILIP CARPEN TER, a former Anglican clergyman, has been appointed by Cardinal Heenan as national chaplain and representative of the hierarchy to overseas students in this......

Peru Fears Disease After Earthquake

I T is now feared that over 50,000 people have lost their lives in the Peruvian earthquake disaster. Some 200,000 people are homeless, food and drinking water shortage is......

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More Talks On Italian Divorce Bill

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT I TALIAN Government ministers returned to the . Vatican on Monday for a second round of talks on the dispute about divorce, which has brought......

U.s. Atheist Excused Call-up

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A MERICANS seeking exemption from military service on the grounds of conscience can be excused even though they do not believe in the existence of......

Catechists' Role To Be Reviewed

COMMISSION to study the future role of catechists with particular reference to mission areas where there are shortages of priests, has been set up by the Congregation for the......

Church's Role In Brazil Not Political, Says Cardinal

A CTING as Papal Legate, Cardinal Eugenio de Araujo Sales of Sao Salvador has told Brazilians and their Government that the Church in Brazil is going ahead with renewal and......

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Gabriel Fallon's Dublin Diary

FROM watching the repairing of Cologne's bomb-scarred Cathedral to seeing students defend a specimen of Dublin's Georgian architecture from the picks and sledges of an invading......

Students Battle To Preserve Georgiana

waiting around until white people become just and generous. They can't stand white people—and I don't blame them." Of greater relevance to an Irish audience, no doubt, was the......

,an Anglican View Of The Forty Martyrs

Why I rejoice over the Canonisation by the Bishop of Willesden To read the lives of the Forty Martyrs is to be transported into another world. I do not mean a world in which......

Coping With Gifted Children

By PAULA DAVIES MARGARET BRANCH, a• psychiatric social worker in a London teaching hospital, has concerned herself with the problems of children who have been defined as......

Hopeless House Made Habitable

by MAUREEN VINCENT T HE need for Christian concern in the matter of providing decent living accommodation for every family can surely never be overstated. Shortage of housing,......

Vocations

First steps 3 A NOTHER excellent preparation for entering religious life is to make a retreat. A glance at the back page of this paper will show the variety of retreats......

Manchester C.t.s. Bookshop's First Profit In 10 Years

T HE Catholic Truth Society bookshop in South King Street, Manchester, has recorded its first profit since moving from John Dalton Street in 1959. The annual report says a......

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The Crucial :years

:11Y the time this issue appears, the election " will be over and Britain will know who is • to lead her into the next few years — perhaps = • the most fateful for......

Election That Missed Reality

by Norman St. John Stevas A s I write this article the General Election remains undecided but as you read it the contest will be over and the decision taken for the next five......

The Peril Of Powellism If Things Go Wrong

by IAN WALLER IT is a frightening cc:Quillen tary on one aspect of the contemporary scene that the single most significant factor to emerge from the election campaign should be......

Tired By Work In Our Own Backyards

By Monica Comerford 14ECENTLY attending a meeting of our local Council of Churches as the Catholic representative, I was struck as I have so often been before at inter Church......

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The Awe And Beauty Of Latin Rite

W RITING on how the new Order of Mass can be adapted to suit special occasions and groups, Fr. Symon refers (June 121 to the old liturgy as being encased in rigid cold storage.......

Tribute Marred By 'small Men' Reference

A S a fellow Old Ratclillian, 1 was moved by Norman. St. Johu - Stevas's tribute last week to Fr. Claude Leetham, I.C., but dismayed al his implied criticism of the Institute......

Evensong In Place Of Vespers

From Lord Ventry I NOTE in the very interest ing article you published on the front of your June 12 issue on the new Breviary, that the evening service which is to take the......

What Laity Violent Protests

SEEK FROM THEIR PRIESTS help to put the clock back M AY I congratulate you on your leading article of June 5, "Role of the Priest"? It expresses exactly what the laity......

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Real Meat For The Re Class Meal

by MARY VAUGHAN Beginnings by David Konstant and John Cumming (Burns and Oates/Macmillan I2s.) I THINK this is such an ex." Micro Religious Education Course for the lower......

How The Force Of Locality Found Genius In A 'native Cockney'

by Dr. ROSALIE EGGLESTON Dickens's England by Michael and Mollie Hardwick (Dent 40s.) T HE husband and wife team that gave us Writers' Houses a few years ago has again come......

Norman Conquest In The South

by GERARD NOEL • The Kingdom in the Sun by John Julian Norwich (Longman 70s.) THIS book can, in more senses than one. be described as a work of art. It has the feel, and even......

The White Heat Of The Liturgical Revolution

by Fr. HAROLD WINSTONE The Great Betrayal by Hugh Ross Williamson (Britons Publishing Co. 3s.) T HIS slim booklet, written with white-hot sincerity, will warm the hearts of a......

Off With The Rose-tinted Glasses

FACED with any of the grimmer manifestations of the world, I admit it is my usual custom to rush to the nearest chemist's and buy one of those huge-lensed pairs of rose-tinted......

Films By Freda Bruce Lockhart

Refreshing series on painters A MONG the most enviable prospects available to the fortunate filmgoer are some of the films made for the Arts Council. They have been......

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Don't Settle For Second Best

by KEVIN MAYHEW "(VIZ people just will not sing." "The choir broke up because there's nothing to give them to sing in this new Mass." "Father's a nice chap but his sermons......

Demand For New Music

by Dom Paul McDonnel, O.S.B. NO doubt there is a moral of some kind to be gleaned from a consideration of the fact that the organ was once regarded as a profane instrument, and......

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Aid To Teaching Religion

by MICHAEL COCKETT SURROUNDED by new teaching programmes, new methods of teaching, theme work, group work, topics, team teaching and so forth, it is easy sometimes to give the......

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Protestants Give Lead In Mission Co-operation

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT C ATHOLIC missionary societies could learn from their Protestant brethren about the interchange of ideas and co-operation in mission work, said a......

Art Sale To Aid House Of Urchins

S OTHEBY'S announced last week that they will hold an auction in Florence next April to help the House of Urchins in Naples with its outstanding debt of £36,000. Italian artists......

Swansea Petition For New School

M ORE than 250 members of the parish of Our Lady, Queen of the Universe at Gendros, Swansea, have signed a petition organised by Gendros Catholic Parents' Association, calling......

Piers Paul Read Has Won The Hawthornden Prize For Last

year's best piece of imaginative literature with his novel Monk Dawson. It has already won him a Somerset Maugham Award. Piers Read. 29, went to Ampleforth, and the school and......