22nd August 1969

22nd August 1969
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Confidence Restored In Northern Ireland

BY A STAFF REPORTER C ATHOLICS and civil rights leaders in Northern Ireland have warmly welcomed Mr. Wilson's announcement on Tuesday that the British Army in Ulster was taking......

Traditionalists Find A Tailor-made Publisher

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A PUBLISHING FIRM whose antecedents favoured Fascist themes is planning to publish a range of books by Catholic authors who mostly take a......

`no Change On Marriage Dissolution'

C ATHOLIC'S should not expect a more liberal Church Law on the dissolution of marriage to emerge from revisions now being made in Canon Law, says Mgr. Ferdinando Lambruschini,......

Pope Condemns Violence

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT I N his first public comment on the clashes in Northern Ireland between Catholics and Protestants, the Pope this week gave his backing to the demands......

Methodist Criticism Of Visit To Africa

"THE sick-making picture of the year" is how the Methodist Recorder describes the recent photograph of African bishops at Pope Paul's feet. The leading article begins: "Human......

Authority Main Synod Topic

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT T HE WORLD SYNOD of Bishops may devote its entire session in October to the question of Papal and Vatican authority. The discussion will evolve from......

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Problems Of Link With W.c.c.

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT C ONSIDERABLE expansion during the past year in relations between the Catholic Church and the World Council of Churches was reported to the W.C.C.'s......

Bishop's Plea To Save Priests' Expulsion

A N appeal to the state officials in Assam for the withdrawal of orders expelling IS foreign missionaries has been made in Lucknow by Bishop De Vito. The bishop said in a......

Silent March Of Protest By Czechs

C ZECHOSLOVAK exiles led a silent march past the Czechoslovak and Soviet Embassies in London on Wednesday night, the eve of the first anniversary of the invasion of their......

Cardinal's Approach To Rebel

C ARDINAL FLORI Archbishop of Florence, called unannounced last week on Fr. Enzo Mazzi, whom he removed from his position of parish priest at Isolotto, a Florentine suburb, last......

Aid Foreign Students

T O help the many overseas students who, because of their limited means are forced to sleep in the open while visiting London, the parishioners of St. John the Evangelist in......

Melkite Head Wants More Freedom From Rome

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Ain Traz, Lebanon T HE MELKITE Patriarch of Antioch has said the Vatican should free the Eastern-rite Catholic Churches from the links it has......

Biafra Says

Yes to new relief plan B IAFRA announced on Monday that it has accepted a compromise plan by the International Red Cross for daylight flights with relief supplies. The plan is......

Priest 'afraid Of Heights' Praised

T HE courage of a priest who climbed 200ft. up a crane to persuade a man not to jump off was praised last week in a Dundee court. He is Fr. John M. Minihane, O.S.A., aged 30, of......

Fr. Scannell's Chestertonia For Canada

A N English priest has decided to bequeath his collection of G. K. Chesterton books and manuscripts to Canada because of a lack of interest in the author in Britain. Fr. Kevin......

Priory's 150th Anniversary

pLEASINGTON PRIORY, near Blackburn, Lancashire dedicated to St. Mary and St. John the Baptist, will be 150 years old on Sunday. It was built by John Francis Butler, lord of the......

Jesuit Suspended In Puerto Rico

F R. SALVADOR FREIXEDO, S.J., who wrote a hook criticising the Church, has been ordered not to exercise his priestly functions by the bishops of Puerto Rico's four dioceses.......

Girl Sprinter To Run For County

P ATRICE SHIELS, 16, of Hutton, Essex, a pupil at the Sacred Heart of Mary School, Upminster, will represent Essex as a sprinter in the inter-counties athletic meeting at Oxford......

Lawsuit To Prevent Religion On Moon

MRS. MADALYN MUR RAY O'HAIR, a wellknown atheist in America whose lawsuit resulted in the U.S. Supreme Court banning prayers in public schools, is now suing the National......

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A Protest Against Male Protectiveness

by Sister MADELEINE, N UNS, on the whole, are a re mark ably patient group of women — particularly in England where a fairly recent article pleading for practical recognition......

Thoughts For A Statue Of St. Bernard

by JOHN BUNTING S T. BERNARD was a contemplative monk. His ideal and the ideal of the Cistercians (of Aelred of Rievaulx, for example), was the contemplative life—a life of......

What To Do In School Holidays

PAULA DAVIES on— A . TIER a month of the school holidays I begin to wilt. Taking them to school every morning which in term-time I find so exhausting begins to assume the......

Chilean Bishops Oppose Birth Control Plan

Latin America PPOSITION to the Chilean Government's birth control programme is featured in a document just issued in Santiago following the Chilean Bishops' Conference. The......

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Opinion

Next moves in Ulster MAJ 0 R CHICHESTER CLARK'S attempt to blame Catholics for the Ulster riots does not accord with reports from London newsmen. Anyone could see with half an......

Northern Ireland's Self-inflicted Wounds

NO BRITISH CATHOLIC can be indifferent to the frightful recent events in Northern Ireland. We are linked with half the people of Ulster by ties of religion and with them all by......

Civil Rights Movement's First Year

J UST a year ago, on August 24, the Civil Rights Association began its campaign on the streets for social justice. Now, one year later. the same streets of Northern Ireland are......

Christian Role In Industry

by HUGH KAY MR. VIC FEATHER'S failure to persuade the Port Talbot strikers to return to work last week does not destroy the Trade Union Congress's credibility as a peace-making......

Security And Risk

T HE ASTRONAUTS called their touchdown site on the Moon "Tranquillity Base." The name seemed to bring a touch of security and serenity to that perilous voyage across .space. Two......

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Belt Up Norman!

The Editor, Catholic Herald, 67 Fleet Street, E.C.4, O NE'S first reaction to the thou g hts (Au g ust 15) of Norman St. John-Stevas is (in the ele g ant lan g ua g e of the......

Atrocities In Spanish Civil War

I HAVE only just read the letter printed in your issue of June 27, over the name of G. J. A. Stern, but 1 cannot forbear to protest. Is your correspondent able to substantiate......

Making Renewal Businesslike

N OT having received my copy of the Catholic Renewal Movement's Bulletin, I was surprised and dismayed to read in your August 15 issue that the current number may be the last.......

Logarhythm

W ITH reference to your Drawing it fine" cartoon of August 15: "It's all very well ... I can't even add let alone multiply . • ., mathematicians may like the story about Noah......

Ely Place

IN your report of the formal IN opening of St. Patrick's Church, Plumstead, you stated that "it is the first standing consecrated Anglican Church to have been bought by the......

Celticonoclasm

S o mY friend Eoin O'Kceffe (August 15) protests; and "bitterly"! Methinks the gentleman doth protest too much. His "let him not intrude" reveals only too clearly the......

Misleading Picture Of Coming Liturgy And Rubrics

I REFER. to the front-pa g e picture in your tive Mass", a film strip produced by Fr. on it ("The 'Kiss of Peace'—a si g n of mutual of Communion in the new form of Mass"). In......

Authoritative Explanation

I N order to obtain "an authoritative explanation at the highest level" of the new discipline on the Mass, your correspondent Mrs. Pat Robinson (August 8) should write to the......

Bishop Defregger

S JRELY the question of how kJ far a man's past should debar him from office is answered in the Acts of the Apostles. Jesus gave Saul. who had persecuted and put to death many......

Terrorised?

-IAM astonished at your front-page headline of August 8 "Catholics terrorised in Belfast riots". Is the national Press wrong in reporting that Catholics and Protestants......

Question And Answer

When to join W.C.C. Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question I ant an Anglican who regular!) sees your paper and, being disappointed at the Pope's recent anmouncement that the......

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A Remarkable Cardinal And His Powerful Pen

by CHRISTOPHER HOLLIS We Who Serve by Augustin Cardinal Flea (Geoffrey Chapman 35s.) The Church is Mission by Edna McDonagh and other authors (Geoffrey Chapman 30s.) CARDINAL......

Doubts On Opus Dei

by Mgr. BRUCE KENT ConversationswithMgr. Eseriva de Balaguer (Scepter Rooks 15s.) A T 15s. for 14.6 pages of readable print this book. which consists of a series of interviews......

Guide To Gothic

by DERIC FULLER Gothic Europe by Sacheverell Sitwell (Wcidenfeld & Nicolson 70s.) I FIRST discovered Sach everell Sitwell, at the age of sixteen. shining brightly from the......

Novels By Donal Giltinan Intersections By Graham Ward...

The Unfortunates by B. S. John son (Seeker and Warburg 21s.) A Family Affair by Michael Innes (Gollancz 21s.) The Sakburg Connection by Helen MacInnes (Collins 3th.) S HADES of......

New Views On Christian Problems

by MICHAEL HARDING Celibacy, Ministry, Church by Joseph Blenkinsop (Burns & Oates 35s.) D ID the early Church take over too many of the rites and structures of Judaism? The......

Should They Have Fled?

by H. R. F. KEATING TWO men who abandoned A everything to plunge into the unknown showed up on our screens at the weekend. The first was the Russian writer. Anatoli Kuznetsov,......

Buster Keaton Rarities Revived

by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART N OT even the surfeit of old movies which provides the staple diet of every television channel can blind us to the fact that the cinema has won its......

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Bullets And Barricades

T .HE trouble has only just started in Northern Ireland and the British will find it concerns them a good deal more deeply than they yet imagine. 1 came to this conclusion......

Telegram To Irish Churches

D ELEGATES from 25 countries at the World Council of Churches central committee meeting in Canter bury. Kent, last Friday interrupted proceedings to send a telegram to the......

Charity Brothers Ceremony

A RCHBISHOP BECK of Liverpool presided at the Religious Professions of six young men in the Congregation of the Brothers of Charity. The ceremony was held in the community......

Martyrs Walk

T HE annual Martyrs Walk in honour of the 40 English martyrs takes place on Sunday in Worcester. The walk, organised by the Knights of St. Columba begins at 5.3(1 p.m. at Perry......

Who Wants A Zombie For A Curate?

by FR. WILLIAM DEMPSEY M OST senior churchmen say that the curate is the best placed person because he has no responsibility. He has no responsibilities because he has no......