21st March 1947

21st March 1947
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Nations Must Give Up Part Of National Sovereignty

The Pope Tells U.S. Newspapermen Nations must give up some of their sovereign rights and self-interests if a just and permanent peace is to be achieved, His Holiness Pope Pius......

German Catholics Pray For Moscow Conference

Catholics throughout Germany were last week rallied to a crusade gf prayer for the success of the Foreign Ministers' Conference in Moscow and for a true peace which will ensure......

C.h. Adoption Scheme

We need volunteer PARISHES to adopt the following: Wuppertal (story last week); Bodenheim cfMainz (a German P.O.W. Chaplain will supply further details); Pfarramt, Saint Marten,......

"it Is Time To Call A Halt To Compromise And Expediency"

—SAYS CARDINAL GRIFFIN "I think it is time we called a halt to compromise and expediency. . I think it is time that we asserted the principles on which international......

The Archbishop Of Freiburg Recalls Allies' Promises On...

" Is it out of place to recall that a few years ago the German people were told by the radio and in leaflets dropped from the air that they were 'to be freed from the slavery of......

Baits Appeal To Pope Pius Xii

The Stockholm Committee of the Baltic Peoples have appealed to the Pope for his intervention to secure the restitution of their national rights. The Pope has answered......

A Prophecy Of Don Bosco Is Fulfilled

By the Rev. Patrick O'Connor, S.S.C. PraPusto. While the fever of temporal strife agitates this ancient city, the calm prophecy of a modern saint is being fulfilled within its......

Religious Leaders In Berlin Unite For Defence Of Liberty

The leaders of Christian Communions and other religious societies in Greater Berlin plan an organisation to protect religious freedom and their mutual interests. For some weeks......

1 Lord Tyrrell Dies I

Former British Ambassador in Paris, Lord Tyrrell, President of the British Board of Film Censors, died of bronchial pneumonia in his London home last Friday. Cardinal Griffin......

B.b.c. New Religions Polley

YouGetWhatYouAskFor If Catholics and others interested in religious broadcasting will write to the B.B.C. commending what they like, and criticising what they don't like,......

Belgian Christian Trade Unionists Demand— Belgian's...

(a) fundamental reforms in industry; (b) no general increase in wages but an upgrading of the lowest wages and the pegging of prices; (c) discontinuance of civil conscription......

Papal Constitution For Lay Religious

A constitution for so-called secular religious institutes in the Church was officially promulgated in Rome on Friday last. Members of these institutes take the three vows of......

Tell Russia To Free Her German P.o.w.s

—M.P.8 Ask Bevin Mgr. R. R. Stokes, Mr. Christopher Hollis with 10. other M.P.s head a list of more than 50 members who have signed a resolution which has been sent to Mr.......

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Communist Infiltration

Front Douglas Reed SIR, - Since you published my answers to your four questions on March 7, and the fifth on March 14, corroboration from a very excellent source is to hand......

Eric Gill's Altar Piece

Slit,-At a recent meeting, the Council of the International Society of Sacred Art resolved to add their protest to those of others who feel that Eric Gill's work erected in the......

The Italian Treaty

Sta.-The Italian Peace Treaty is signed. Italian statesmen have shown throughout great dignity a " nobility in misfortune " which is very edifying. But they speak of......

Catholic T.u. Association

STR,-Our pamphlet and my assur ances in your recent issue should be clear enough to disabuse Mr. Liam Gervais of the impression he had formed of our Association-further......

The School.. Leaving Age Sta,-it Is Difficult To Know...

what Mr. E. H. Strange advocates in his letter on the school-leaving age. Apparently he wishes the children of retarded development to leave school at 14 years of age, while......

Basic English Apologetics

Sta, - Does anyone know a pamphlet or small booklet dealing with the Existence and Goodness of God, the Godhead of Our Lord and the foundation of the Church, without going into......

1 Points Fro1v71 Letters Vespers In "answers," Current...

CATHOLIC HERALD, you state that Vespers may be assisted at, at St. Mary of the Angels, Bayswater. There has not been Vespers there for 12 years (I wish there were).W. INGRAM.......

Answers

Why did the Church " do nothing" to stop the bombing of the Blessed Sacrament in air warfare, etc., etc.? The attitude of the Holy Sea was well known, and would not have been......

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Films By Grace Conway

Two Ways To Dickens CINEMA GOERS who see Dickens screened, like those who will be going to see Ealing's current contribution, Nicholas Nickleby (ODEON, LEICESTERSQUARE), can he......

Art

PAINTING THE MYSTICAL IDEA Tracts in the Snow. By Ruthven Todd (Greywalls Press, 12s. 64:1.) The Revelation of St. John the Divine. with lithographs. By Hans Feibusch.......

Why Does The Church Condemn It?

by Doris Burton AREN'T they rather wonderful! Radiant, smiling people of all nationalities, creeds and classes united in a Fellowship which claims to overcome all harriers of......

It Is Difficult For Catholics Who Know Their Faith To

believe that any people of intelligence can seriously base their lives on such a teaching over a long period of many years. Obviously if such people are truly sincere in two......

Earth And Ourselves

WAXWINGS JEALOUSLY reading in the Press of the numbers of people in different pares of the country who, during this arctic winter, have seen waxwings feeding on rose hips and......

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LETTER TO CATHOLIC SCHOOLBOYS 1ULY 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 lie open......

Feminine Forum

Goodbye, Joan Morris LEAVING London at the end of this month for the better part of two years is Joan Morris, founder of the Church Artists' Agency, which has done so much for......

Cinema Congress In Brussels

An International Catholic Cinema Congress is to be he'd in Brussels on June 15, and will end on June 22, after High Mass has been celebrated in the College of St. Gudule, by......

Theatre

"Now Barabbos" DOES prison do the prisoners any good ? That is the question which William Douglas Home's interesting first play, Now Barabbas at the VAUDEVILLE asks and cannot......

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Catholic Profiles: 95

BERNARD WALL HAT a comfort it is in this world to come across someone who understands what you are saying! Half our time is spent trying to repair misunderstandings. trying......

A Layman's Pulpit

The Divine Initiative AWARENESS of the fact that all was not well with Israel was, at the period covered by the Gospels, wide-spread. A people so energetic as the Jews,......

Ealendar March 2349

Sunday. March 23. Passion Sunday. (Purple.) Monday, March 24. St. Gabriel, Archangel. (White.) Tuesday. March 25. The Annuncia tion of Our Lady. (White.) Wednesday, March 26.......

Questions Of T E Week

By Niliehael de la Bedoyare Moscow and Hungary AT the time of writing, we still await signs that the Moscow Conference means to get down to serious business, though we wels......

Fountains

HERE seems to have been a good deal of discussion as to whether the project of acquiring the ruins of Fountains Abbey as a Catholic war memorial was a well-judged one. In 'the......

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Background To Present Crisis In Hungary

THE RUSSIANS ARE ATTACKING OLD FRIENDS OF THE WESTERN ALLIES BY A STAFF REPORTER Following quickly on the stiffening of U.S. Policy towards the continued aggressions of Soviet......

Apostolic Delegate Refutes B.b.c. Story

Mgr. Galloni, Apostolic Delegate in Bulgaria, has denied the B.B.C. broadcast which stated that he had protested to the Government regarding the exchange of currency. It......

Compton Organs

• COMPTON Organs are designed for all Ecclesiastical purposes and for Concert Halls, Collegea, Schools and Regis& dences. * GOVERNING bodies contemplating the installation of......

U.s. President Urges Good Friday 3 Hours

President Truman has made a public recommendation here that the Three Hours Observance on Good Friday become an annual event in the American capital and that it be followed......

The Pope Tried To Help Slovakian Jews

Pope Pius XII, on at least three separate occasions, intervened directly with Fr. Joseph Tiso, head of the war-time government of Slovakia, to help the Jews in that country, it......

British Youth Organisations Report On Germany

The breakdown of Germany is not only physical and . economic — it is spiritual. On this sombre note a Delegation of British Youth Leaders who recently toured Germany open......

Netherlands News Letter

POLICY IN INDONESIA MAY SPLIT THE CATHOLIC PARTY Front Our Own Correspondent The problem of Indonesia may cause a split in the Netherlands Catholic Party. Nearly everybody in......

Evening Mass For Belgian Workers

The Holy Father, acceding to a request of the Belgian Hierarchy, has granted priests in this country permission to celebrate afternoon Mass on Sundays and holyclays of......

"i Beg Nobody For Release

—MGR. STEPINAC In January last the Communist Prime Minister of Croatia, Dr. Vladimir Bakaric, visited Mgr. Stepinac in prison and offered to release him if the Archbishop......

Why Fifteen Thousand Poles Have Not Joined The...

BY A STAFF REPORTER Fifteen thousand Polish soldiers are to be turned loose in the one country in Europe which has no power to expel them—Germany, which has no Government.......

How They Are Treated When They Do

By a Stuff Reporter "We are not a collection of `Tough Poles,' as quoted in your English Daily Mirror. We are Polish soldiers who fought in the fight for liberty and......

A Patron Saint . For Motor-cyclists

'the Madonna Della Grazia e D e ll a Crete. Iort venerated by motor-cyclists, has been confirmed as the Patron Saint of motor-cyclists by a Papal Brief issued in Vatican City.......

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The Two Annunciations

BY NESTA DE ROBECK One seldom sees the two Annunciations almost side by side as they appear on the Tabernacle of Orcagna in Or San Michele in Florence, yet the angel who......

From A Jew To Jews

The Redemption of !mid. By John Friedman. (Sheed & Ward. 8s. 6d.) Reviewed by STANLEY B. JAMES S QINCE our generation is learning to think in international terms it is......

Garden

CHECKED BY FROST w E have already salvaged what we can of the standing crops. What of the young ones which have made a start in frames or in houserooms? Well, if they have been......

A Grand Old Man Of Liberalism

Politics and Morals. By Benedetto Croce. (George Allen and Unwin, Ltd. 8s. 6d.) Reviewed by " vuTo•" Ik REVIEWER must always be faced with a special difficulty I•think if he......

William Blake

Blake. A Psychological Study. By W. P. Witcutt. (Hollis & Carter, Ss. 6d.) Reviewed by MGR. P. E. HALLETT TN contrast with William Blake's I earlier forks, most of 'which are......

An Anglican Lead

God and Goodness. By J. W. C. Wand, P.C., D.D., Bishop of London. (Eyre & Spottiswoode. 5s.) I PI as much as this little book is intended for Lenten reading, it may be taken as......

Earlier Revival

Lord Shrewsbury, Pugin and the Catholic Revival. By Denis Gwynn. (Hollis 8ç Carter. 10s. 6d.) Reviewed by FR. BERNARD BASSET, S.J. m R. Denis Gwynn's latest book carries a......

Books Received

Annals of Innocence and Experience. By Herbert Read. (Faber, 10s. 6d.) This little classic in the difficult art of autobiography has been reprinted with additions and revisions.......

Could Hardly Rise From Her Chair

Thought There was No Relief from Rheumatism This woman was such a confirmed sufferer from rheumatism that she thought it was hopeless to expect relief. She could hardly rise......

Caught That Cold If . .

" I've caught your cold." Every. one has said it-yet no one need ever have cause to say it. All you have to do to escape catching other people's colds is to carry the small,......

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Catholic Herald, Friday. March 21, 1947 7

A Catholic Looks At The World •■■■•■■■•=1 The Church Revolts Against Codes of Class Distinction SOCIETY HAS MIXED MORAL VALUES! By a Staff Reporter "The......

Unless There Is A Clear Decision By The Minister Of

Education, the wish of the parents that the child shall attend a boarding school on grounds of the religious denomination of the school will not by itself be sufficient reason......

Britain Gave â£20,000 To Germany

—MRS. WOODRUFF Criticism of a Catholic Press report last week-end that help to the British zone in Germany was being provided only by the United States, Eire and the Vatican,......

Archbishop Masterson Consecrated

IN ST. CHAD'S CATHEDRAL The Cardinal Officiates FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT A year and a month had passed since Cardinal Griffin had preached the panegyric at the Solemn Requiem......

Welsh Archbishop On Ireland's Partition

The Archbishop of Cardiff has given his blessing to the AntiPartition League of Ireland, and in a letter to Mr. John Fogarty, hay: " Now that two world wars have been fought,......

St. Joan's Reports Conquests

Progress in social legislation clarifying and strengthening the position of women in society and their right to play their full and proper part in society, was recorded at the......

Youth Wants Family Homes

By a Staff Reporter Young Catholic workers, professional and manual, were well to the fore in a discussion of " Liverpool Proposals for the Redevelopment of the City Area,"......

Newly-weds Should Know More !

—DR. FAIRFIELD " If those about to marry were better instructed and realised more fully the duties of family life, fewer children would become the responsibility of public......

Tyneside Teacher Is Television Chief

Former Tyneside Catholic schoolteacher, Mr. Cecil McGivern, has been appointed Programme Director of Television, and will take up his new appointment at Alexandra Palace,......

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Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. Among those received in private audience by the Pope recently were Cardinals Guiseppe Pirzardo, Eugenio Tisserant • Carlo Rossi, Carlo......

If Your Throat

is your trouble.. Many people every winter suffer from soreness, coughs, bronchitis. The sensible thing is to be ready for an attack when it comes. If you have a pot of......

Ten Months Of Rheumatic Pains

Ended Throu g h Taking The One Health Salts We Specially Recommend For Women If you know what it is to suffer from Rheumatism in any form, read this letter from Miss Olive D.,......

"my Nerves Were Getting Terrible . ."

Do you know what its like to have your nerves so jumpy, you can't sleep, can't work and simply want to shriek if anyone slams a door? That's what I was. Life was getting......

Eire Tackles Problem Of Abject Poverty

By the EARL OF WICKLOW College at Tullabeg are such a splen The Ciovernment have asked the Dail for a sum of about £2,000,000 to give increases to old age pensioners, national......

Benevolent Neutrality

A grateful tribute to the men and women from Ireland who helped the Allies during the war was paid by the Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster, proposing the toast to Ireland at......

A Great Artist The Decay In Religious Art Since The

16th century is a melancholy and indisputable fact. We had in Ireland a good example of the corruption of taste when public indignation was aroused at the exhibition of......

Husbands And Wives Renew Their Vows

Thousands of Catholic couples throughout the United States renewed their marriage vows in public and other thousands recited the Pledge of Christian Marriage, specially composed......

Attitude Of Masses Has Changed

Commenting on the enthronement of Archbishop Beran in Prague, a Czech anti-Catholic politician complained in the paper Dnevnik that the attitude of the masses towards the Church......

The Bishops Oppose General Franco

—say Royalists Spanish Monarchist sympathisers issued a statement this week stressing what they described as the " poor relations " between General Franco and the Vatican and......

Fountains To Come Into Catholic Use This Year

A " conditional contract " of purchase has been entered into by the Catholic Committee, headed by the Duke of Norfolk, for the purchase of the ruins of Fountains Abbey.......

French Bishops Discuss Housing

The Cardinals Archbishops and Bishops of France met in Paris on March 4, 5 and 6. A communique issued at the end of the meeting said that the Hierarchy had particularly......

Pastoral Made Red Propaganda

The so - called " Independent Spanish Radio " has quoted from a pastoral of Mgr. Pildain, Bishop of the Canary Islands, in its propaganda as condemning the " rackets of......