1st August 1947

1st August 1947
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Glasgow Archdiocese Is Divided Into Three

By a Staff Reporter Britain's numerically largest diocese, the Archdiocese of Glasgow, which has a population of over halfa-million Catholics, has been elevated to a......

Miraculous Medal A Saint

On Sunday last the Pope canonized a very humble nun, who died only 70 years ago, in Reuilly, France. She was what is now one of the largest institutes in the Church counting......

Bishop Of Trieste Tells His Own Story Of The Attack

" One Word Would Have Restored Order" In the document reproduced below, Mgr. Santin, Bishop of Trieste, tells his own story of the attack upon him in Capodistria on June 19.......

The Slovak Hierarchy Protests

The nine Bishops of Slovakia have issued a joint pastoral in which they reject the proposed new school law for Czechoslovakia as being anti-religious in spirit, and affirm that......

Tito Condemns Two More Croat Monks To Death

Two more Franciscan monks have been condemned to death in Tito's Yugoslavia. Three others have been given prison sentences from five to 17 years. A so called "People's Court "......

I Atlantic Charter Is Sunk—says D.p. Premier To " C.h."

Brigadier Jonas Cernius, Prime Minister of Lithuania, now a Displaced Person with the new status of European Volunteer Worker, has arrived in England. In an exclusive interview......

This Week's " C.h." Questionnaire

WHO painted and where is the picture of St.Christophe r r reproduced on p. 6 last week?—Page 2. WHAT is Ressel Park, and what does it connote in Vienna of to - day?--Page 3. WHO......

"workers' State" False Ideal

--SAYS THE POPE In an important letter to M. Charles Flory, president of the Semaines Sociales de France , the Pope has issued a grave warning against the so-called " workers'......

Marshall Plan Like The Popes' Peace Points

—Says Vatican Paper The Marshall Plan is essentially the same as the programmes for peace proposed by the Popes since Benedict XV, and is based on the same principles of......

Belgian Workers Start Crusade To Their Fellows

A crusade to bring religion to the working man and the working man back to religion has been launched by the 100,000-strong Catholic Workmen's League in Belgium. More than......

Catholic And Anglican Bishops' Joint Protest

Mgr. Ernest Tweedy, Archbishop of Hobart, and the Anglican Bishop of Tasmania, the Rt. Rev. George H. Cranswick, on Thursday last, signed a joint statement protesting about......

Next Week

ETHEL MANNIN discusses, in a second article, German Youth. THE NEW SINGHALESE ARCHBISHOP OF COLOMBO is interviewed on the Church in Ceylon....

Remarkable Improvement After Bathing In Lourdes Water

Sally O'Leary, a 12-year-old crippled girl, of WilkinSburg, near Pittsburgh, Pa., U.S.A., has been notably improved by bathing in the waters of Lourdes. Sally, who is the......

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`c.h: Adoption Scheme

Sut,—I am impelled to write after reading your front page insert re the " C.H." Adoption Scheme. I shall call it the Ex-" C.H." Adoption Scheme, because, alas, I know only too......

War And The Old Testament

Sta,—The following passage from Fr. Steinmueller's "Companion to Scripture Studies" (Vol. I. p. 2381 has a direct bearing on the present controversy: "The Semitic manner of......

Opportunity For "radicals "

Ste,—May I be permitted a brief reply to Anton Clifford? It seems to me that the true enthusiast can, by his own " drive," commence his own study-group, In small towns this is......

A Marian Congress In Britain

Si,—Your call for a Marian Congress deserves the wholehearted support of all Catholics. Time for action was never more opportune than now, for, despite such apparent all-round......

Catholic Cells

Sin,—No doubt you are aware that the Sword of the Spirit is in serious financial difficulties, and even ill imminent danger of disbanding, primarily through lack of support by......

The Argentine

stR,—With reference to your paragraph on Senora Peron — is one to understand that bully beef is to be preferred to the things we do not like? It may have escaped your notice......

Trade Unions And Democracy

Si,—Catholic recommendation to all workers to join a trade union is apparently and astonishingly based on the belief that the unions are "democratic." Possibly the unions were......

Reconstruction Of Europe

Sue—Mr. A. P. Laurie evidently desires that the system of international trading, which is a necessity when all goods are in short supply, should be carried on in times of peace......

1 Points From Letters Mrs. Joyce On The Question Of The

alleged penalising of the wives and widows of leading Nazis by the British Government, it is surely necessary to examine all the facts. The Duke of Bedford, for instance,......

St. Jude's Shrine

to be erected at Jhansi, U.P. (India) WE APPEAL to all the clients and devotees of St. Jude Thaddens, the great helper in desperate cases, to SEND THEIR DONATIONS, no matter......

A Priest Of Your Own

It Is not given to every home to count a Priest among its children but every Family can have its " own Priest " by helping a Student on towards the Sacred Priesthood. Your......

Answers

Is there a good history of the Church in Malta? We hope that a Maltese reader will tell us. Why do certain secb believe that the Palestinian situation Is predicted In the......

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Ethel Ai 1nnin Back From A Journey To Germany And...

TheViennese Can Still Put Up a Show IN Berlin the two main preoccu pations, I found, were food, and the possibility of war with Russia ; in Vienna it was food, and the......

Modern Abyssinia

Ethiopia, 1540-1935. A study of a polity. By David Mathew. (Eyre and Spottiswode. 15s.). IT was to be expected that his misA 51011 to Addis Ababa in 1945 would inspire......

Theatre

If We Had Lost the Battle MANY of the critics have noticed that Noel Coward, in the triumphant Peace in Our Time, at the LYRIC, falls short of the greatness which keeps sug......

Whenever .4 Midsummer Night's Dream And Mr. Robert Atkins...

together you are assured of a delightfully entertaining evening and you are also certain of a bluff and hearty Bottom the Weaver-up to his usual antics. Now at the OPEN Alit......

Headlights On A 5 (eseaessv), In An Extremely Noisy And

tedious manner, unfolds the story of a heroic and moronic ex-soldier, lorry-driver, road pirate and maniac. This character brings down the final curtain by strangling his......

Blessed Edmund Campion. By Wilkinson Sherren. (douglas...

A pleasingly bound and illustrated short story of the life and martyrdom of Edmund Campion. Too dear as a pamphlet and too slight for a book. I don't think it quite captures......

Books Received I

The Montfort Fathers of St. Joseph's, Colburg, Totton, Hants, have published St. Louis-Marie de Montfort, a magazine full of articles and pictures commemorating the canonisation......

Garden

DOUBLE SHIFT AUGUST is like two months; we " are busy harvesting the earliest crops and making room for more. Indeed, we are preparing for two more lots. There are those......

Playwright Sartre Shrugs His

Shoulders Earth and By ANDREW BOYLE AT least one enclosed part of Hammersmith seemed happy that wet night. The Lyric Theatre was packed to capacity. The casual connoisseur was......

Ourselves

LAMMAS DAY " . . Lammas daie called , August's Wheel, When the long corn stinks of cannimile." THE corn is long, this Lam. mas, in the field opposite our cottage, hut the......

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The Weightier Commandments

N our correspondence pages we print a letter signed C. 0. (the writer ' s initials) under the headin g "C.H. Adoption Scheme." That letter speaks for itself, and we do not......

I Catholic Profiles 4

THE BISHOP OF PELLA DETER Amigo, Archbishop...

Bishop Of Southwark, Has For Auxiliary Mgr. Brown, Bishop Of

Pella, and when the latter was consecrated the wags of the time said that great progress was to be expected for the " Barque of Peter " had now been given " an auxiliary......

Questions Of The Week

Truth Coming Out at the By Miehael de In Bedoyere Eleventh Hour HE. great news of the week is that the Government has at last become aware that the country is in the biggest jam......

Siena Is Still Serene %dr?

IT is always a wrench to leave Rome. The Irish Assistant.. General to a g reat Religious Order -who is Assistant-in-Particular to the thousands who knock at his door-makes it......

A Layman's Pulpit

A Co-operative World IT is evident from the nature of the gifts enumerated by St. Paul in the Epistle for the Tenth Sunday after Pentecost that he is addressin g himself......

In A Few Words

"My Most Wonderful Day" MY most wonderful day." that ' Was the theme of a composition set by die teacher for a class of little girls in Frankfurt. Here ere the opening sentences......

Wise And Otherwise

" One should not try to be a prophet in Palestine. There Ls great competition. "- Dr. Weizmann. "I am a little tired of the au g ust institutions of Advertisin g , They belong......

When Steaming Fish

Whole fish and large cuts of fish such as cod should be steamed in a steamer or fish kettle, allowing so minutes to each lb. and to neinutee over. Small steaks, fillets, or......

When Boa Ling Fish

This method is suitable for whole round fish, or large cuts of big round fish like cod. I. Do not use too big a pan, and *Bow only enough water to cover the fish. 2. If you......

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European Admirers Honour G.k.c.

Beaconsfield Celebrates Writer's Conversion "G.K.C. WAS A GREAT ENGLISHMAN AND A GREAT CATHOLIC. HE WAS WORTHY TO RANK WITH ST. THOMAS MORE. A FIRST-RATE BOOK AWAITS WRITING ON......

Pax Romana Delegates In London

From Our Own Correspondent Catholic men and women of eight nations attended Mass offered by the Abbe Schneuwly, Secretary-General of the-Student Section of Pax Rongana at......

German Girls Study Y.c.g. In England

French and Belgian Jocistes, two Polish girls now in England, and two German girls from the British Zone will attend the Y.C.G. week. organised by the Catholic Action Girls'......

For Trade Unionists

IMPORTANT NEWS When the Trades Union Congress opens at Southport on September 1, there will be a reception for Catholic delegates and their friends at the Notre Dame Convent,......

Communists Use Innocent Dupes

—C.S.G. SPEAKER Membership had grown from 39 at the beginning of the year to 117, reported Mr. L. Barr, secretary of the new Sunderland to Hartlepools branch of the Catholic......

Protect Our Youth —supreme Knight

By a Staff Reporter " If we can keep our Catholic lads, not until they are seven years of age, but until they are seventeen, we may hope to stem the regrettable falling away......

Persons And Places

PILGRIMS' CROSS WAS DISPLAYED IN CINEMA FOYER One of the little English pilgrimages inspired by Jost year's great pilgrimage to Vezelay, will open at Bishop's Stortford, on......

England Has Two New Bishops One Broadcasts To Diocese

By a Staff Reporter Two new English Bishops consecrated last Friday. One a veteran chaplain of the 1914-18 war, Administrator of the Crusade of Rescue, a priest whose life has......

Letm To Catholic Schoolboys

TULY 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 open before them and they will ask......

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Irish News Letter

MORE FOOD FOR BRITAIN By the EARL OF WICKLOW it is good news that Our exports of food to Britain are likely to be considerably increased in the near future. Dr. Edith......

Celtic Culture In Dublin 'i Here Have Been Iwo Events

of g reat interest in Dublin, the one at University College, the other at Trinity, both opened by the Minister for Education, and with the opening attended by the President, Mr.......

Representative Of Christian Unions At U.n.o. Meeting

Mr. P. T. S. Serrarens, SecretaryGeneral of the International Federation of Christian Trade Unions, has arrived in Ne w York from Holland to take his seat as a Consultant to the......

No Easing Of Anti-god Propaganda In U.s.s.r.

It is often asserted that anti-God propaganda has eased off in the Soviet Union of late. The opposite is, in fact, true. The central executive committee of Komsomol, the only......

Listen To This

ELGAR'S First Symphony and Respighi's Symphonic Poem, The Fountains of Rome, in the Prom Concert. Thursday, Au g ust 7, Third prog ramme, at 7.30. ROME Newsletter from Radio......

Bishop Tells His Own Story

Continued from page one, I went it recess into this ress and closed the door; but it was in vain. They immediately saw the door and tried to open it. .. I bolted it and asked......

Half-a-million Polish Children Don't Go To School

A deplorable state of education in present-day Poland, attributed to the destruction caused by war and even more so to the policy of the Communist-dominated regime. is depicted......

Belgian Christian Socialists Still Support The King

The Christian Social pat ty of Bel g ium (Parts Social Chretien), at a recent national convention in Antwerp, reaffirmed its loyalty to King Leopold III and declared that the......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY One of Last Bishops on Soviet Territory Dies in Lithuania The news of the death of four Bishops has been received during the week. A Jesuit, an Oblate of Mary......