22nd May 1970

22nd May 1970
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Canonising The Forty Martyrs

Example and help to unity, says Pope BY A STAFF REPORTER P OPE PAUL confirmed to a Consistory of Cardinals in Rome on Monday that the 40 English and Welsh martyrs—"heroes of......

Pope Replies To Cardinal Sue Nens

FROM ALAN McELWAIN IN ROME P OPE PAUL has replied, although without naming him, to Cardinal Suenens, the Belgian Primate, who recently appealed to him publicly to lift his ban......

Government Orders Foetuses Inquiry

BY A STAFF REPORTER BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE Government has ordered a full-scale inquiry, to be carried out by a group of eminent lay and professional people into the ethical,......

Bishops' Synod To Meet Next Year

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT HE third World Synod of Bishops will meet some time in the autumn of 1971, a Vatican spokesman announced on Tuesday. Mgr. Rubin, the Polish-born......

Coadjutor To Bishop Cashman

1;'R. MICHAEL GEORGE Bowen, Chancellor of the Diocese of Arundel and Brighton, has been appointed by the Pope as Coadjutor to Bishop Cashman. The new bishop, who is 40, is the......

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Bishops Planning Guide To Major Ethical Issues

BY A STAFF REPORTER IF bishops were to keep making pronouncements on the many public. issues of the day, their voices would soon have no effect, says Cardinal Heenan in a......

Defiance Over Latin Mass Regretted

BY A STAFF REPORTER THE ASSOCIATION for Latin Liturgy said this week it "totally dissociates itself' from the recent call by the Latin Mass Society to take "all practical steps......

Friendship Plea To Christians And Jews

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE Archbishop of Can terbury, Dr. Ramsey, called last week upon the Christian and Jewish communities to take a more active part in building better race......

Seminarian Courses In Ecumenism

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT C ATHOLIC seminarians and students will be allowed to attend lectures at seminaries and institutions of other Christian Churches as part of a proposed......

Tito May See Pope

PRESIDENT TITO of Jugoslavia may visit the Pope later this year in what would be the second meeting between a Pope and a leader of a Communist country, It is thou g ht 'I ito......

Cardinal Gilroy To Resign Next Year

C ARDINAL GILROY, Archbishop of Sydney, has announced that he will resi g n on his 75th birthday next year. lie is at present under treatment for a heart condition in a Sydney......

Prisoner Can Go To Mass

F OLI .OWING representations from Mr. Michael O'Halloran, MP for Islin g ton, a former Cork student, Patrick O'Sullivan, 24, serving seven years in prison for arms conspiracy,......

Delegation Aide's Rome Post

M GR. A N.T ONIO HERLOCO, who has served as Counsellor at the Apostolic Dele g ation to Britain since October 1967, has been appointed Defender of the Bond at the Sacred Roman......

Priest Appointed Commissioner

F R. JOHN MILLER, of St. Lawrence's, Feltham, Middlesex, has been appointed Borou g h Commissioner of Scouts for the London borou g h of Hounslow. He joined the Finchley......

Bishop To Open Cardigan Church

T HE Church of Our Lady of the Taper, Cardi g an, which seats 250 and cost £50,000, will be opened and consecrated by Bishop Petit of Menevia on the fourth Thursday in July. It......

Frank Partridge Joins Publishers

T WO new directors have joined the board of Sacred Heart Publications, Ltd., the publishers, record manufacturers and booksellers. 'They are Mr. Frank Partrid g e, for many......

Dorchester Young Woman Councillor

M ISS ANNA MILNER, 23, a parishioner of Our Lady Queen of Martyrs and St. Michael, Dorchester, was elected to the town council in the municipal elections last week. She stood as......

`pueri Cantores Head Honoured

M GR. WILFRID PURNEY has been nominated a Chaplain to Pope Paul for his work for sacred music and as president of the En g lish Pueri Cantores. M g r. Purney is the parish......

New Record By `singing Nun'

T' former Belgian T' former Belgian Dominican sister who became famous as the "Sin g in g Nun" in 1963 and subse q uently left the convent has made a new record of son g s to......

Papal Award

M ISS ANN P. HAMILL, who has retired after 38 years as housekeeper to priests at SS. Thomas and Stephen, Market Drayton, Shropshire, was presented with the Bene Merenti by Fr.......

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Gabriel Fallon's Dublin Diary

Refreshing victory for democracy "Last night at approximately 8 p.m. I considered it my duty in the national interest to inform the Taoiseach of information I had received and......

Nuns In The Good Hotels Guide

by PAULA DAVIES T HEIR house has 18 bed rooms. They char g e 35s. each for bed and breakfast or £17 10s. a week full board. They are six nuns of the Order of St. Joseph of......

53rd Anniversary Of Fatima

C ARD1NALC'ARBERRY, Archbishop of St. Louis, accompanied by more than 200 American pil g rims, flew to Portu g al last week to attend the 53rd anniversary ceremonies at the......

Alcoholism A Major Disease

by F. C. PRICE T HE Calix Society is one of the youn g est Catholic lay or g anisations in this country. First established by five Americans in 1947. it arrived in Scotland as......

The Call-1

TRADITIONALL Y the Church keeps this month of May as the month of Our Lady. Most Catholics probably have their own favourite way of thinkin g of Our Lady— seated at Walsingham,......

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Two Men Of Today

T HE electoral gloves are now o ffi cially o ff and we must steel ourselves against a month-long bombardment of political gimmickry and party propaganda, some of it inevitably......

The Scandal Of The Foetuses

by Norman St. John Stevas T HE last week, even by my standards, has been the most hectic 1 have ever lived through. The facts about the foetuses in so far as they arc known to......

The Unknown Christ Of Catholicism

by Fr. Michael Richards CATHOLICS very often give the impression that their faith is not centred on God, or on Christ, but on the Church. "No, I shan't marry again," says the......

Cardinal Wants Changes In Passion Play

CARDINAL DOEPFNER ‘-- 4 of Munich said on Saturday that complaints that the Oberammergau Passion play was anti-Semitic was "a distortion." But he added that most people,......

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A Difficult Sin

TO COMMIT T HE Rev. Leonard W. Booth. though he attaches "little value" to my criticism of the hymn containing the repeated line. "While wicked men blaspheme thee," in fact......

Hardened And Defiant Group

Y OUR report of May 15 on the annual general meeting of the Latin Mass Society reveals a hardened and defiant attitude in the society's members which must sadden all who are......

The Theology That Came From Burns & Oates

W H II F. appreciating the sympathy Fr. Michael O'Dwyer expresses in his letter last week about my article (May 8) on the demise of Burns and Oates, I cannot accept his......

The Wrong Tone Of This Stevas Article

A S soon as I had finished reading the column last week by by Mr. St. John-Stevas, I glanced once again at the title. I was struck by the irony of the heading: "Wrong tone of......

Question And Answer

Married Apostles? Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question — When people advocate an end to the law of compulsory celibacy of the clergy, they constantly refer to the passage in......

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A Shout For Reform Of The

Church's marriage laws by Fr. FRANCIS DAVIS Rise of a, shadowy monster by MARTINE LEGGE Papa Doc Haiti and its Dictator by Bernard Diederich and Al Burt (Bodley Head 42s.).......

Jewish History And Disquieting Revelations

by Sister MARY KELLY Anti-Semitism and the Christian Mind (The Crisis of Conscience after Auschwitz) Alan T. Davies (Herder and Herder $5.95) New Testament Judaean and......

Damp Squib From A Wet Defector

by MONTGOMERY BELGION British Foreign Policy since Suez by Donald Maclean (Hodder and Stoughton 55s.) I F a Russian, having de fected to • Britain and sought here what he called......

London Life In Those Days Of Austerity

by LEWIS STEDMAN JONES Not All a Ball by John Moynihan (Macgibbon & Kee 42s.) 'THIS is a selection of discon nected incidents written in preparation. possibly, for the full......

Philosophy Of Morality

By Dom. PETER FLOOD, O.S.B. Moral Practices by D. Z. Philips and H. O. Mounce (Routledge & Kegan Paul 1 12s.) book deals with cer tain philosophical aspects of moral......

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Retreats Booked Up For Two Years

GETTING away from it "— I I . all for a real personal spiritual stocktaking and for a solid attempt at deep, prolonged prayer is older than Christianity itself, whose Founder......

Plays And Playwrights Who Play About

TELEVISION by H. R. F. Keating M EDITATE upon a sad fact. Marvellous man, capable of the most daring feats of pioneering, as often as not takes the results of such splendid......

Drama In The Mines

MARTIN RM' is a direc tor with a distinguished record of com mercial success, with combined originality and individuality of style, in such films as "No Down Payment" and "The......

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M.p.'s Statement On Foetuses

T HE following statement was issued on Monday night by Mr. Norman St. John-Stevas following the controversy which followed his disclosure of a medical worker's allegation of a......

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Irish Church Welfare Link We 1 Corned

T HE British Council of Churches has given a warm welcome to a project announced in 'Ireland for the formation of a joint CatholicProtestant group to tackle such major social......