24th January 1969

24th January 1969
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Cardinal Met With Protests At St. Paul's

BY A STAFF REPORTER C HRISTIAN unity has "largely been achieved", said Cardinal Heenan preaching in St. Paul's Cathedral on Wednesday, midway through the Unity Octave. To......

Divorce Bill Protest By Catholic Women

T HE National Board of Catholic women is among five organisations who this week sent a letter of protest to Mr. Alec Jones, Labour M.P. for Rhondda West, sponsor of the Divorce......

Laity Group Form 'renewal Movement'

BY A STAFF REPORTER CATHOLIC Renewal Movement aimed at bringing about co-responsibility in the Church at all levels and implementing the teaching of the Second Vatican Council......

Encyclical Debate On Radio

CATHOLICS with consi derably differing opinions on Ilumanae Vitae are among a team of speakers who will discuss the Pope's encyclical on the BBC Third programme late this Sunday......

Clashes Outside Cathedral

FIGHTING broke out on the steps of Dublin Procathedral on Tuesday as police clashed with marchers demanding homes and better housing conditions. The demonstrations coincided......

Warning By Pope On 'frenzy' For Novelty

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT m OD E RN man, "dazzled by technical advance, is blindly trying to overthrow everything without quite knowing what kind of new world he wants to......

Vatican Paper Praises Dutch

HE Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, after months of silence on developments in the Dutch Church, has come to its defence with surprising warmth, describing it as "a......

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Church Umty Round-up

BY STAFF REPORTERS r 4 HURCH leaders, priests and laymen at all levels have dedicated themselves anew this week, Christian Unity Week, to the ideals of Church unity. In the......

Doctors Will Need Advice On Keeping People Alive

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT nOCTORS, who will in future face more often the decision whether to keep patients alive artificially, will have to call in the aid of other......

Unity 'largely Achieved'

women of every religious allegiance work harmoniously in these organisations. The inspiration and guidance come chiefly from individual Churches but essentially all are......

Planning For A Home

by MAUREEN VINCENT "HAVE you thought where to live?" is the theme of a new series of lectures addressed to young couples who are engaged to be married, in some cases even......

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Student Grievances To The Fore At Catholic Colleges...

By a Special Correspondent SHOULD teaching college students be allowed to entertain members of the opposite sex in their own rooms? Should it be left to girl students to decide......

Meeting Mothers Who Work In The

professions, Paula Davies talks to— A WOMAN I know went into journalism because she reckoned it was the one profession where she would be able to work and look after her......

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White House Enigma

F IGHT years ago the Vice-President of the United States spoke of "a cause that is bigger than any man's ambition, greater than any party. It is the cause of freedom, of......

Cardinal Who Stands At The Extreme Centre'

By Peter Hebblethwaite H IS parting shot was: "At least, don't attribute any heresies to me." It would be nice to think that Cardinal Suenens,of MalinesPrussels, having been......

Church Of Christ

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question. Vatican II teaches that the Church of Christ subsists in the Roman Catholic Church (not that the latter is the Church......

Super-clichés About The House Of Krupp

By Quintin Black T HE story of the Hcuse of Krupp. its apparent indestructibility under whatever regime and its mysterious identification with the military might of Germany......

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London Becoming Abortion Centre Of The World

by Norman St John-Stevas THIS week I return, after a considerable lapse of time to considering the question of abortion. The Abortion Act has been in operation for just under......

Who Wants Married Priests?

S 0 much is being heard of priests wanting to marry, but isn't it time we learnt whether the laity want married priests. I. for one, do not want a married priesthood. Of course......

A Way To End Fear Of Going To Confession

FF Dom David Bird's survey on Confession (January 17) had been carried out in a parish, the answers probably would not have differed much from those given by the boys at......

The Missions

DOPE after Pope has stated A that the work of the missions is the holiest work of the Church and should be supported by all Catholics. Our parish of St. Alphonsus is in a......

Spectacles

M AY I ask the readers of the CATHOLIC i IERALD to send me any unused spectacles they may have? They are refurbished and graded by volunteer opticians for use by the poor......

Celebrating Mass At The 'herald'

TT will be unkind if the A Editor does not reassure Miss Patricia Lang (January 17) as to the reason for celebrating Mass with the staff on CATHOLIC HERALD premises. While it......

Freedom, Slavery & Verbal Chaos

pERMIT me to comment on the article of January 10, "Complete Freedom can mean Complete Slavery," by Archbishop Murphy. In my judgment it is an example of the intellectual......

Murder

wE all deplore, with Mgr. " Bruce Kent, the heavy expenditure on arms. But are we not allowed to defend our heritage against the unjust aggressor? It is a matter of regret that......

Unjust Reflection On Parish

I WOULD like to protest against what I consider an unjust inference in Mrs. Stimson's letter (January 10) that enough is not done in this parish to encourage us to remain......

My Simple Point Was Missed

T HAVE only just managed A to read a copy of the January 3 CATHOLIC HERALD, in which Mr. Norman St. JohnStevas answers some points from recent letters, mine being among them. In......

Regret I Apologise To Mr. Norman St. John-stevas For The...

I wrote that he had described the language of the encyclical as cruel. Having had an opportunity to cheek what was actually said I find that he spoke of the document as......

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Something For Every Couple

by MARY VAUGHAN Marital Breakdown by Jack Dominion (Darton, Longman & Todd 30s.) THIS is an indispensable X book for marriage counsellors and for all who have to do with the......

Vulnerable Bible Readers

by ROSEMARY SNEED The Gospel where it Jilts Us by Rosemary Naughton (Geoffrey Chapman 18s.) S Rosemary Haughton explains in her introduc tion to this collection of essays, the......

Junior Poetry

by ISABEL QUIGLY WHAT does one do about 1 " poetry and children? One of the sad things about growing up is that the ability to write it, which small children often have to a......

Welcome Achievement By Ten Translators

by Mgr. JOHN BARTON, D.D. Introduction to the Old Testament ed. by A. Robert and A. Feuillet (Desclee New York $9.95) THIS excellent manual, 2which has just been translated......

Canterbury Tales Retold

by Fr. CRISPIAN HOLLIS Chaucer's England by Duncan Taylor (Dobson 21s.). I N his introduction. Mr. Taylor compares his book to a travel book about some country far away, and......

Effective But Puzzling

by ELIZABETH JENNINGS Ruined Abbeys by Peter Levi, S.J. (Anvil Press) R UINED ABBEYS was originally written as a verse script for the BBC illustrating Shakespeare's lines......

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Talented Triumph By 'funny Girl' Star

By FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART HOW the flimsy, banal, backstage story was spun out into a musical of nearly three hours, and just how Barbra Streisand finds scope in her star part as......

Behind The Crinkled Forehead

By H. R. F. KEATING T HERE is no more fascin ating occupation for a rainy day, or for that matter for a sunny one, than trying to get a glimpse of what goes on inside the head......

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French Priests Who Reject Authority

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT V ATICAN RADIO said last Saturday that the stand of a group of French priests who rejected Church authority was "in contrast with the very nature of......

Ecumenical Baptisms In Holland

IN an ecumenical ceremony in the Dutch Reformed church in Nijmegen a Catholic pastor baptised children of mixed marriages between Catholics and 'Protestants. A Protestant......

Links With Vatican

DIPLOMATIC relations between Canada and the Vatican are expected to be opened soon, as a result of a visit to Rome last week by Mr. Trudeau, the Canadian Prime Minister, during......

Pope's Tribute To Dr. Luther King

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT pOPE PAUL paid tribute to the "untiring and self-sacrificing struggle" of the late Martin Luther King, the civil rights leader who was assassinated......

U.s. Catholic Paper Appeals For Funds

T HE National Catholic Reporter, the American newspaper published in Kansas City, has asked for funds from its readers to keep the paper going. Donald Thurman, the publisher,......

More Seminarians In Czechoslovakia

T HE number of candidates for the priesthood in Catholic seminaries in Bratislava and Litomerice, Czechoslovakia, is double the annual average of the past 10 years, according to......

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Cardinal Conway Backs Civil Rights Movement

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT CARDINAL CONWAY of Armagh and the bishops of Northern Ireland have come out in strong support of the civil rights movement in the North and blamed......

Pope Prays For Vietnam Peace Talks Success

1 1 HE Pope predicted on Sunday that a rocky road lies ahead of the Vietnam peace negotiators in Paris, with "almost a miracle" needed to achieve true peace for "that dear and......

'shelter' Appeals To Churches

A SPECIAL. appeal si g ned by leadin g church fi g ures is bein g sent to churches all over Britain by Shelter, National Campai g n for the Homeless, for support in raisin g......

Oxfam Grant For Mother Teresa Home

A GRANT of more than £16,000 has been made by Oxfam to enable Mother Teresa to buy a house in C'alcutta for use as a home for destitute children. The grant will buy the house......

5,000 Knights In Hunt For Missing Boy

M ORE than 5,000 members of the Kni g hts of St. Columba will spend this weekend searchin g London and the Home Counties for a 14-yearold boy, Richard Frost, who has been......

Sponsored Fast In Trafalgar Sq.

O NE thousand youn g people will take part in "Famine," a sponsored fast, be g innin g today in Trafal g ar S q uare, to draw Government and public attention to the problem of......

302-mile Relay To Aid Choir Fund

M EMBERS of Blackburn Cathedral Choir are to carry out an adventurous scheme to help the finances of their Cathedral Buildin g Fund. From April 9 to 12 a number of its members......

Advice For Religious On Social Welfare

T HE Bishops' Commission for Social Welfare is to provide a consultancy service to advise both individual reli g ious and reli g ious houses on social work. Announcin g the......