23rd May 1969

23rd May 1969
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`give Up 1% Of Your Pay To World's Poor'

Bishops' plea BY A STAFF REPORTER A N action call to individual Catholics, the Church and to the British Government to help alleviate world poverty was made yesterday by a......

`act Now From Love' The Commission Was Forrned As A

national counterpart to the Pontifical Commission for Justice and Peace which Pope Paul set up in January, 1967. In a foreword to its document, which is entitled "Requests to......

`look Around Our Homes'

"Before instructing the Government, it is important that we should instruct ourselves. We ought to look around our own homes to see if we have superfluous goods that could be......

Uproar Over Petition To Pope On The Mass

BY A STAFF REPORTER A MID uproar, topped by an Irishman's cry of "Vipers ! ", the Latin Mass Society decided by acclamation on Saturday to petition the Pope to retain the......

Requiem For Cardinal Beran

POPE PAUL attended the Requiem Mass for Cardinal Reran of Czechoslovakia, in St. Peter's Basilica yesterday. Bishop Tomasek, the Apostolic Administrator of Prague. officiated.......

Delegate Leaves For Brussels

A 1L RCHBISHOP CAR DINALE, who has been Apostolic Delegate to Britain since 1963. left London this week for Brussels, to take up the post of Papal Nuncio to Belgium and......

Papal Tour Of Poland May Follow Jesuit Visit

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT THERE are strong hopes among Catholics in Poland that a ten-day visit to their country by Fr. Arrupe, Superior-General of the Jesuits, will pave the......

Pope To Fly In Swiss Plane

P OPE PAUL has chosen to use a Swiss Aircraft when he visits Geneva on June 10, it was announced in Geneva last week. He will fly from and to Rome in a specially-equipped......

Repression Of Students In Brazil

G OVERNMENT efforts to repress student unrest in Brazil have been condemned by Archbishop Helder Camara of Olinda and Recife. He described its policies as a violation of human......

Teenagers Urged To Plan For. Homes

BY A STAFF REPORTER WAGING the war on homelessness must start at the school-leaving stage— with the emphasis on house purchase. This is the message Of a booklet written for......

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Paisleyites Hit At Scottish Assembly's Catholic Observer

BY A STAFF REPORTER V IOLENT scenes marked the opening of the annual General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh on Tuesday when a Catholic priest attended the......

Church's Modern Dilemma Which Only Laymen Can Solve

BY A STAFF REPORTER I F one-tenth of the attention paid to Hiananae Vitae had been paid to Pope Paul's words, in Populorunt Progressio on the layman's role in countries......

German Theologian Quits As Priest

F R. HUBERTUS HALBFAS, the German theologian who was barred by the German bishops last July from teaching in Catholic schools, has applied to be laicised. He said his decision......

Protest At Ecumenical Talks

L AST Saturday, as 75 Catholics and 75 Methodists entered Roath Park Methodist Chapel, Cardiff, for a joint conference. a group of mainly young men with banners sang hymns......

New Book From Muggeridge

Malcolm Muggeridge's new book, "Jesus Rediscovered," will' be published on May 29. It consists of a collection of essays culled from Mr. Muggeridge's varied treasury of......

Ulster Civil Rights Ultimatum To Government

N ultimatum went out on Sunday night to the Northern Ireland Government from the Ulster Civil Rights Association that it must issue a timetable of reforms within the next six......

Pope's Jubilee Message To Save The Children Fund

A MESSAGE of greeting and commendation from Pope Paul has been received by the Save the Children Fund on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. It is the fund's second......

Christian Team Plan Answer To Racialism

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT P RODUCTION of a comprehensive Christian blueprint for eradicating racial conflict in the world is expected today or tomorrow as the result of a......

Pope Paul `to Visit Sardinia'

P OPE PAUL intends to visit Sardinia shortly, according to Archbishop Botto of Cagliari. The 72-year-old Archbishop, who is retiring, made the announcement at a farewell......

`don't Become Tv Slave'

pAR EVES and their children should take care not to become the slaves of television and other modern communications media, but retain a critical judgment of them, the Pope said......

Whitsun At St. Peter's T He Pope Will Concelebrate Whit...

in St. Peter's with 27 newly-ordained priests, all of whom have studied at Rome colleges or seminaries. The Pope traditionally has marked Pentecost with ceremonies stressing the......

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Brussels As The World's Ecumenical Ea Inf

"M y ambition is that Brussels should become the ecumenical capital of the world," Archbishop Cardinale told me during an interview at the Apostolic Delegation in Wimbledon's......

De Gaulle's Visit A Windfall For Kingdom County

THE visit of Charles de I Gaulle to the humble folk of Sneem and Parknasilla in Co. Kerry may have done M. Pompidou's Presidential Election hopes no good at all, but it has......

On The Fringe Of Erin T Here Is A Mystique About

Galway, at once the most Gaelic and exotic town in Ireland. Its origins are lost in the mists of time, though it may be the same Magnata known to the Greeks. The Irish name,......

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The Silent Agony

T HE death of Cardinal Beran brings to life again a precious, half-forgotten phrase, the Church of Silence. It was Pope Pius XII's term for the scores of bishops, hundreds of......

An Open Letter To The Pope

On this feast of the Holy Spirit many Catholics wish to share with you the joy we feel in the new age of the Church. The fire of Pentecost is not dead or flickering here in......

Effect Of Mass Communications On Life Of Church

M ODERN means of mass communication have had and will continue to have a profound effect upon 'the world in which we live and nowhere has their effect been more fully felt than......

Symbol Of A Nation's Torment By Reta I L L E News Of

Cardinal Josef Beran's death last Saturday spread quickly round the working class area of Rome in which he had been living in exile. The Primate of Czechoslovakia, ailing but......

Make Us Alive

by Sister Madeleine, O.S.A. N EWNESS and life are everywhere. The adverts say: "Conte alive with Pepsi!" AM I ALIVE—with all the freedom, joy, the strength of life? Is my......

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A Question For

Muggeridge on abandoned babies MALCOLM MUGGERIDGE last week wrote a wonderful article about a wonderful woman—I even cut it out and pinned it up for the children. and I shall......

Source Of All Grace

I N connection with Fr. John Symon's remarks in his "Questions and Answers" column (May 9) on Our Lady's title, "Mediatrix of AU Graces," the following q uotation from the Summa......

Lord's Prayer

T HANK you for printin g the new proposed version of the Lord's Prayer, tentatively a g reed upon by representatives of the leadin g Christian Churches throu g hout the En g......

Happy State

I AM preparin g a sociolo g ical report on the themes of Happiness and Happy People. To assist me in my researches, I would appreciate any observations from individuals who......

Red Released

O N behalf of the Manchester Amnesty Group, may T thank those of your readers who wrote to the Portuguese Ambassador demandin g the release of Manuel Rodri g ues, the farm......

Difficult Task Of The C.e.g.

M AY I be allowed, as a relatively junior member of the Catholic Evidence Guild, to add my q uota to what Miss Fitz g erald has already said (May 9). First, her statement that......

Don't Cram Vatican Letter Boxes

M AY I disagree with the suggestion aired in these columns (Mrs. Wells April 25; Mr, Wilkinson May 9) that the Vatican be flooded with letters of support and encouragement for......

The Forty Martyrs

QURELY these new chan g es k.-.7 to the Litur g ical Calendar must lead us to reconsider the cause of the Forty Martyrs? One of the reasons for the chan g es is to prevent......

A Healthy View Of Sex

A LL of us will a g ree with Paula Davies ( May 9) in wantin g to establish a healthy attitude to sex amon g teena g ers. The problem, however, does not lie in a couple of hours......

That Lunch For The Bishop

T HE criticisms (May 9) made by Messrs. Flynn and John Kitchen of the luncheon provided by the cler g y and laity on the occasion of the silver jubilee of the consecration of......

Crossword Puzzle

P LEASE don't make a habit of puttin g the crossword on the hack of an interestin g article. I always attempt them, and when successful send them in hopefully. The paper I pass......

Thank You

T HANK you for your kindness in publishin g an appeal for Catholic papers, ma g azines, books, Christmas cards, etc., in your January 3 issue. The response from your g enerous......

Latin Missal

I WONDER whether any of your readers has a pre1955 Latin altar missal of smaller ( q uarto) size for disposal? Also a q uarto Re q uiem missal? Francis Hertzberg (Rev.) Our......

Thankfulness At Coming Changes In The Liturgy

introduced into the public worship of the Western Church will, predictably, give rise to yet another spate of letters bemoaning, mostly for sentimental or emotional reasons,......

'sinister

SHIFT' FEARED I N his article of May 9 on the new form of the Mass Fr. Peter Hebblethwaite, S.J., says that in the traditional Low and High Masses the congregation were......

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A Sacred Jennifer's Diary To Improve Private Relations

by Douglas Brown Peter Howard, Life and Letters by Anne Wolrige Gordon (Hodder and Stoughton 45s.) M ORAL REARMAMENT illustrates what might have happened if the Apostles,......

Early Adjustment

by MAUREEN VINCENT Children With Special Needs in the Infants' School by Lesley Webb (Fontana Books 5s.). A DIFFICULT child in the classroom c a n be categorised as......

Questions Arising From Vatican Ii

by THEO WESTOW A Concise Guide to the Documents of the Second Vatican Council, vol. II, by Adrian Hastings (Darton, Longman & Todd 17s. 6d.) L IKE the first volume this one......

Temporal Triangle

by BROCARD SEWELL, 0.Carm. All the Usual Hours of Sleeping by Penelope Shuttle (Calder and Boyars 35s.). H ERE narrated in the his toric present tense is a disastrous story of......

The Wild Western Church

by Dr. R. J. EGGLESTON American Catholics Face the Future by Donald J. Thorman (Dimension Books, N.Y. 56s.) A NY writer who chooses to turn out a book dealing with his......

Humanism Made Logical By The Reason Of Faith

by CHRISTOPHER HOLLIS PROFESSOR AYER in his introduction to the essays on the Humanist Outlook says that the Humanist movement should "no longer expend its main energies on an......

Another Nut In London

by DONAL GILTINAN Dante Comes to Town by John Greatly (Dobson 25s.) F OR an impecunious immigrant who has nobody to meet him and has not the least idea of where to lay his......

Coming Down To Earth Again

THE boy is dark, thin and frighteningly intelligent. Words, in quotations, in various languages pour out of his mouth in a jumble of unfinished sentences. Halfformulated......

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Flat Commentary On Civilisation

S IR KENNETH CLARK'S 13-part series Civilisation ended last Sunday (repeat tonight. BBC-2) amid mighty trumpetings, various. It was, of course. a noble achievement on many......

When A City Was Held In Terror

AN certificate film called The Boston Strangler ("X," Rialto) sounds exactly the kind of picture that our most conscientious readers protest should never be reviewed in a......

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M.p.'s Question On `fortunes From Human Weakness'

BY A STAFF REPORTER A N attempt by Mr. Norman St. John-Stevas (Con., Chelmsford) to prevent people "making fortunes by battening on human weakness' was rejected by Mr.......

Study Weekend At Spode House

A WHITSUN social and -c& literary weekend is bein g or g anised by the Aylesford Review at Spode House, Hawkesyard Priory. Ru g eley, Staffs, under the direction of Fr. Brocard......

Lourdes Organiser Injured In Street

M RS. CICELY PASSMORE, 98-year-old or g aniser of the National Pilg rima g e to Lourdes, was knocked down and injured in London at the weekend on her way home from Mass. She was......

Cnd Whit March To Aldermaston

T HE Christian Campai g n for Nuclear Disarmament is plannin g a "March for Life" durin g the Whitsun weekend at the atomic ener g y establish• ment at Aldermaston and the g erm......

Housewife Wins £500 Essay Prize

A HOUSEWIFE of 26 has won the first prize of £500 for the best essay in the "Hun g ry Millions" Competition for youn g people of 18 to 28 launched by the Duke of Edinbur g h......

Christian Aid Week Success

F IRST si g ns were that this year's Christian Aid Week had exceeded its tar g et of £1 million, the Rev. Alan Brash, the movement's director, said at the weekend. Durin g the......

English Nun Heads Dutch Order

F OR the first time since the Order of the Sisters of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy was founded in Holland 137 years a g o, a non-Dutch nun has been appointed SuperiorGeneral.......

More Raised By Leprosy Guild

A N increase in income of the St. Francis Leprosy Guild last year to £24,002. compared with f22,531 in 1967, is announced in the g uild's annual report. Thankin g all the......

Anglican Bishop Leads Pilgrimage

SMALL g roup of A An g licans under the leadership of Bishop Boys, Assistant Bishop of Southwark, joined in the lar g e annual Catholic pil g rima g e to Lourdes with Bishop......

First Full-time `ad Lucem' Worker

HE annual g eneral meetin g of the British branch in Ad Lucem, held last week in Oxford, welcomed Richard Cre as its first full-time worker. His mandate is to help establish Ad......

Benedictines At Anglican Abbey Celebrations

A S part of the 900th anniversary celebrations of Selby Abbey, Yorkshire, founded lit om Auxerre Abbey in France, 30 Benedictine monks from Ampleforth will take part in a......

Wooden Church To Cost £10,000 !`c Atholics At Aston Near It

Sheffield, are to g et their own church, and it is hoped the new building will be ready in time for Christmas services this year. A factory-built wooden buildin g , it will......

Honorary Degree For Ex-chaplain

F R. BERNARD WINTERBORN, S.J., who was Catholic chaplain to Manchester University for 10 years, is to receive an honorary de g ree from the university at a special ceremony on......

Educating Deaf Children

by MAUREEN VINCENT PUPILS from St. John's School for the Partially Hearing at Boston Spa carried off many of the prizes at the first Visual Arts Exhibition and Competition to......

Polish Priest's Golden Jubilee

A POLISH priest who has been assisting for the last nine years at the Church of Our Lady and St. Paulinus, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, Canon Francis Dziduszko, 73. celebrated his g......