19th September 1969

19th September 1969
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Catholic Extremists Shout Down Bishop

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A N AGREEMENT between civilian leaders and the British Army to dismantle all Catholic street barricades in Belfast went into effect on Wednesday.......

Dutch Hierarchy Calls Talks With Priests

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT ALL Dutch priests have been invited by their bishops to a two-day "national consultation" to discuss their priestly role and life. The bishops'......

Cardinal Proposes New Synod Board

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT ARDINAL KOENIG of Vienna has suggested that a new permanent board should be established for the Synod of Bishops, with its headquarters and......

Dissent Goes Too Far, Says Pope

DISSENT within the clergy appears to have gone beyond permissible limits. said Pope Paul on Wednesday. "One cannot look on without apprehension at the ease with which the......

Mission Fields 'need Unity Of Effort'

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT O NE of the problems of the missionary apostolate arose because diverse elements of a divided Christianity were attempting individual evangelisation......

Don't Impose Beliefs •

on pupils say ep s o rt religious r BY A STAFF R ELIGIOUS teachers should not impose moral concepts upon their , pupils, but rather help them to recognise the moral, social......

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W Arning Against Botrus Historical

orthodox , BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT U NLESS Catholics found a clear answer to the relationship of Papal authority and the Church, they 'could make no significant......

More Dutch Priests Leave

A MARKED increase in the number of priests leaving their ministry in Holland is shown in a report published in Amsterdam last week. Between 1958 and 1964 the average number was......

Love Profaned' Says Pope

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT PURITY was especially needed at a time when some publications and films "deliberately tend to excite base passions and to profane love," Pope Paul......

Kenya Bishops Condemn Secret Oath-taking

KENYA'S Catholic bishops last week joined the campaign by other Churches against secret oath-taking ceremonies, in which force and intimidation are said to have been used. A......

Cartnelites Elect New Provincial

T HE Provincial Chapter of the English Carmelites of the Ancient Observance. which began on Sunday at Allington Castle, Maidstone. Kent, has elected Fr. Alphonsus Brennan, aged......

`silence' On Defregger Criticised

A N ITALIAN archbishop has criticised Auxiliary Bishop Defregger of Munich, who admitted passing on an order for the shooting of 17 Italians by the German Army during World War......

Catholic Extremists

potation of M.P.s who went to see him in London. A very good plan had been devised, he said, for removing the barricades, and a way ahead could be discerned for the first time.......

Seminarians Call For More Training Changes

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A CALL for the continuation of the radical changes already begun in the training of priests was made at the sixth annual Clerical Students' conference......

Causes And Effects Of Drug Addiction

T HE quality of C.T.S. pamphlets has seldom if ever been higher than now, and praise is deserved for the editorial imagination which has broadened and deepened the range of......

58 Nuns Are Expelled

from convent . A N Italian bishop has expelled 58 nuns from their convent after they voted to ask the Vatican to assume full command of their residence and. activities. The......

More Abortions Than Births

A LTHOUGH there may be between 50,000 and 160,000 abortions every year in Britain or between 10 and 20 per 100 live births— many European countries have more abortions than......

Adults Urged To Reassure Youth

A PLEA to Catholic adults in Britain to reassure young people and enable them to share in the social work of the St. Vincent de Paul Society was issued in Sheffield on Sunday by......

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Among The Piccadilly Drop-outs

PAULA DAVIES meets Jenny the Dreamer Y ou can't miss them, especially when you are stuck in a traffic jam going round Piccadilly Circus.. Some are sleeping, others are sitting,......

Scots Help Pygmies And Desert People

by a Special Correspondent P YGMIES in the Cameroon and starving desert families in Kenya are among people being helped under the latest projects of the Scottish International......

Quiet Revolutionary Of Kilkenny

BISHOP BIRCH of the Irish diocese of Ossory, is in a quiet way rather a revolutionary. I visited him on a, soft Kilkenny afternoon to talk about "some of the ideas for which he......

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Opinion

NO LONGER A BAD JOKE T HE Cameron Report has laid the blame for the earlier phase of the Ulster riots squarely where it belongs: the long-term oppression of the Catholic......

The Church And

its management By Fr John Challenor A S long ago as 1947, Car dinal Suhard of Paris wrote a famous pastoral letter—"Rise or Decline of the Church?" It sounded a warning.......

Why I Left And Why I Rejoined The Tory Party

By iHumphry Berkeley -6AM GLAD to have this opportunity to write as a Catholic, about my resignation from the Conservative Party in April of last year, and my subsequent return......

Master Of All Trades

DESMOND. ALBROW 1 B. PRIESTLEY has I.' • rightly been given the full treatment this week on reaching his seventy-fifth birthday. He is one of the last of the great literary......

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Not Priests' Pressure Group

I THOUGHT that your cover age of the Pastoral Development Group's circular letter (September 12) proposing to form a National Association of Priests was somewhat misleading.......

Recording Author's Surprise

M Y friend the late Fr. Walton Hannah, wrote two books about Masonry. They arc now published by the Britons Co., about which you have been fulminating of late. I think Walton......

Why Sarcasm Is No Answer

I WRHE to express a regret that may be shared by others. It is that so many letters in the Catholic Press are notably uncharitable in tone, even if not in their intent. A Sister......

Ex-cinema Organs

T HE purchaser of an ex cinema organ prompted Eric Flood in his article "More Musical Treasures" to consider the number of church organs now gathering dust (September I 2).......

Cartoonist's Double' On Jesuits

M AY I, through your columns, be permitted to congratulate your very gifted and original cartoonist, Mr. John Ryan, on the very appropriate. topical and humorous "double" he has......

A-level Catholic Theology

M RS, P. M. TRUEMAN (September 5) asks whether any reader knows of an A level correspondence course in Religious Knowledge which is based on Catholic Theology. I do not know of......

They Never Canon Law And Made Me Disciplining Of A

Zombie dissenting priests P ERHAPS a mere curate of nine years standing may be allowed to comment on Fr. William Dempsey's timely article of August 22. Since ordination, both as......

On Not Being 'anti-anything'

M AY I make a few observations on Mgr. Kent's review of Mgr. Eseriva's "Conversations," Which appeared in your issue of August 22? In his book, Mgr. Escriva does not say that......

Question And Answer

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Answer — The letter from which I have culled this week's question is representative of quite a number received from readers. and it seems to me that......

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Search For Identity In The Village

N OT so much Cinderella as the Ugly Duckling inspires Me, Natalie ("X," Curzon), latest version of the perennial Hollywood fairytale. Although the plain child Natalie (Patty......

Stray Shots On Celibacy Malcolm Mugger I Dge, Looking...

spruce for the start of our Great Winter View, conducted the first of a new series of his argy-bargy programme The Question Why on Sunday with celibacy and the priesthood as its......

Biography On A Grand Old Scale

by the EARL OF WICKLOW The Cardinal in Exile by Hugh Ross Williamson (Michael Joseph 30s.) IT IS seldom remembered - 1 that an English Cardinal, Reginald Pole, wrote the......

The Drug Problem

by MONICA COMERFORD L,S.D., Man and Society. Edited by Richard C. DeBold and Russell C. Leaf (Faber and Faber 42s.). HE increasing incidence of drug taking is today matter for......

Dogma In Art

by GERVASE MATHEW, O.P. Christian Iconography by Andre Grabar (Routledge & Kegan Paul 130s.) THE first traces of early Christian art are found in the third century A.D.......

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Rice And Water Meal In 'focus On Famine' Weekend

BY A STAFF' REPORTER A R ICE and water meal, prepared and served A 1 by nuns from the Far East, will be eaten by walkers and fasters in Trafalgar Square on Sunday, October 26,......

Cardinal To Address' 1,000 Teachers

C ARDINAL HEENAN will preach to 1,000 teachers from all over London in Westminster Abbey next Thursday at the second Service of Unity held by the Church Schools Conference a......

Dr. Ramsey's 40th Anniversary

inR. RAMSEY, the Arch- 1 - 0 bishop of Canterbury, was ordained in the Anglican Cathedral in Liverpool 40 years ago. A service of thanksgiving will be held in Westminster Abbey......

Obituary Fr. Richard Leo Mangan, Aged 91, At St. John

and St. Elizabeth Hospital. London, where he was admitted three years ago. He was born in Preston and educated at Si. Wilfred's School there. He joined the Jesuit Novitiate at......

Liberal Leader's Plea To Help Homeless

BY A STAFF REPORTER P RACTICAL suggestions for helping to solve the problems of Britain's homeless. whose plight was highlighted in the Shelter report the previous week, came......

Beatrice

Warde dies M RS. Beatrice Warde. an authority on typography who became widely known as a writer and lecturer on the subject, as well as a designer, died suddenly on Sunday at......