21st August 1970

21st August 1970
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Catholic Herald

No. 4,401 August 21, 1970 Ninepence...

Indian Married Men Seek Ordination

By DOUGLAS BROWN F WE married Indian clergymen, formerly Anglicans, who in June 1969 were received into the Catholic Church along with 3,000 of their people, have full......

Vatican Onslaught On Degradation Of Man

T HE recent International Naturist Congress at Orpington, Kent, the shows "Oh ! Calcutta!" and "Hair", and pop music festivals were criticised by L'Osservatore Romano this week......

Plain To Unite Ulster Opposition Groups

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT M OVES are being made in Northern Ireland to bring opposition groups together into a new Parliamentary party that might provide an effective......

Talks With Baptists

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A UNIQUE dialogue be tween Catholics and Baptists—the outcome of a conversation more than two years ago between a Surrey Baptist minister and the......

Envoy Sees The Pope

R ECEIVING the credentials of Britain's new Minister to the Holy Sec, Mr. Desmond Crawley, last week at Castelgandolfo, Pope Paul called on a united Europe to help less......

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Argentine Bishops Condemn Priests' Revolution Call

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT C ALLS for a "Socialist revolution in Latin America" by Argentina's militant "Third World" movement of priests have been criticised in a statement......

Two Clergy Arrested In Uruguay

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT THE Catholic and Metho dist Churches in Uruguay have given public support to two clergy detained by the police in Montevideo on Tuesday of last......

F.b.i. 'bird-watchers' Catch Fr. Berrigan

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT FR. DANIEL BERMAN, S.J., one of the "Catonsville Nine" who burned call-up papers, has been arrested by the F.B.I. after four months on the run. He......

Vatican Link With Tito Restored

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT T HE VATICAN and Yugoslavia announced on Friday that they were resuming full diplomatic relations after an 18-year break, and would exchange envoys at......

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Focus On Facts And People

Hierarchy's casualty list T HE news of Bishop Gor don Wheer's heart attack, fortunately a slight one. underlines the strenuous nature of the job of being a bishop. He is the......

Wide Range Of Music At Liturgy Summer School

T HE freedom permitted by the New Order of Mass was fully demonstrated at this year's summer school of the Society of St. Gregory on Liturgy and Music, at the Mary Ward......

Unwind In A Convent Big Sales Drop

ttTlT HUN the next few months an advertising campaign in London tubes, buses and Catholic churches will urge girls and young women to relax in the peace of one of London's many......

Helping Mum To Find Work

W HEN you are surrounded by a brood of children — even two can seem like a brood at times —it is difficult to imagine that they will ever want anyone but you. The prospect of......

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Helping Laity To Play An Active Role

by Kevin Muir T HE member who fails to make his proper contribution to the development of the Church must be said to be useful neither to the Church nor to himself." says the......

The Tyranny Of Taboos

I N all our rapidly changing times, nothing has changed as much as taboos. Not so long ago, it was out of the question to knock the royal family, patriotism or the majesty of......

Reflection Religious And The 'world'

' by Sister Madeleinie,0.S.A. N OT even the French are logical all of the time. I was in the cloisters of the controversial abbey of Boquen last month, talking with three......

Dividing The Forces Of Righteousness By Norman St. John...

LAST week the CivritoLic HERALD carried news of the formation of a new society pledged to secure the repeal of the Abortion Act. It has been founded by Professor Scarisbrick of......

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That Naturist Congress Controversy

A S one unfortunately and unwittingly involved in a controversy over the World Naturist Congress held last week in St. Mary Cray, I should be grateful for the chance of making a......

On Guard Against Red Imperialism Threat In Africa

D OUGLAS HYDE suggests (August 14) that arms supplied to South Africa, even if too elaborate for resisting current guerrilla activity, would still be used against African......

Racialism In E. Africa And Sudan

M R. 'DENNIS BRUTUS still (August 7) has not answered my q uestion. If he really is a g ainst racialism everywhere, why doesn't he protest about racialism everywhere? If it's......

Not Old Catholics

W E are g rateful to the Rev, Michael Moore (Au g ust 7) for pointin g out 't hat the Old Roman Catholic Church at Hi g hbury is not connected with the Union of Utrecht, for......

Luther Reading

IN the matter of Martin Luther, I ask your correspondent, Malcolm Sinclair (August 14), to read "Martin Luther, Forerunner of Hitler" by Peter Wiener (not a Catholic), and also......

Adam And Eve

LLEGED humour, sir, should be left to your cartoonist. I do not consider the new feature "Focus on Facts and People" the ri g ht place for insultin g jokes about women. (Adam......

His Work For Ordinary Catholics

I WOULD like to record my appreciation of one aspect of the work of the late Dom Ralph Russell, 0.S.B., which was not mentioned in your obituary of August 7. Twenty-five years......

Eucharistic Belief

IN reply to Mr. John D. Sheridan (Au g ust 7) I should like to make three points. 1 — Catholic eucharistic belief is that through the sacri fi ce we offer we are made acceptable......

Don't Take Economic System For Granted

IN last week's issue, Norman St. John-Stevas asks: "How can people be aroused out of their indifference to the Christian gospel?" Can it be that Jonathan Power gives the answer......

Faithful 'few'

I WAS interested to read in Norman St. John-Stevas' article last week about Catholics "being self-satis fi ed that their churches are filled with worshippers," whilst in many......

Cartoonist Pinpoints Evil

Y OUR cartoonist, John Ryan. has Surpassed himself inhis intuition in pinpointin g (Au g ust 7) the real source of all the twistin g of g ood and evil values, and his portrayal......

The Wrong Poet M Ay I Use Your Space To Thank

a number of correspondents who have written to correct my mistaken attribution (Reflection, August 7) of the poem, "I see His blood upon the rose." It was by Joseph Mary......

Biased Article

A FTER readin g the editorial comment in your issue of Au g ust 7 "Prison scandals" I felt I must write and express my indignation. Never have I read such a biased article. Even......

Question And Answer

Belief on eternity Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question —this it ever occurred to you that, for all that we talk so readily about the after-life, no one ever tries to tell us......

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Guide To Belloc's Genius

by ABBOT PASSMORE O.S.B. Belloc—A Biographical Anthology by H. van Thal and J. S. Nickerson (Allen and Unwin 75s.) T HIS book commemorates the centenary of the birth of......

Vast Scope And Many Styles

S OME of the leading lights of the Italian cinema, its most eminent, most revered and best-loved figures, have gone to the making of Sunflower ("A," Leicester Square, Theatre).......

Hauling Up Roots Of Hatred

TELEVISION by H. R. F. Keating TELEVISION did consid erable service last week towards bringing understanding to the terrible outbreak of hatred that has boiled over in Northern......

Looking Back At The Great Divide

by RODERICK M. BELL The Great Schism by John Holland Smith (Hanish Hamilton 45s.) MR. HOLLAND SMITH has written an admit . , able book for anyone who has become dispirited by......

Pity For Those Who Are Bullied

by LEWIS STEDMAN JONES To Keep a Promise by Paul Potts (MacGibbon & Kee, 42s.) T HE promise was to the author's grand-mother, an Irish lady of strong character who began life......

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Indian Married Men Seek Ordination

lines to the Holy See. In anticipation of a favourable response, various plans are already being drawn up for a two-year course in Roman Catholic theology and pastoral practice......

Missionaries' Plea For Poor Nations

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T WO resolutions strongly critical of the world economic system were passed at a General Chapter of 61 missionary priests at St. Joseph's College,......

Private Overseas Aid Rises

BRITISH official aid to developing countries last year remained static. The gross amount, including loans and grants, was £210,600,000. compared with £210,800,000 in 1968. This......

Abortions On 543 Girls Under 16

N analysis of the abortions performed during the first nine months of the Act, according to social groups, shows that skilled women workers, including secretaries and tailors.......