24th October 1947

24th October 1947
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The Pope Defends The Small Craftsmen

Row The Pope on Tuesday last defended small craftsmen and said the Church wished to put a limit on the diminution of man before the predominance of the machine. The Pope was......

The " Adoption Scheme

MAKE CHRISTMAS FOR GERMAN CHILDREN A LITTLE LESS GRIM TN 1 WO MONTHS from now children all over Britain will he celebrating Christmas Day. This year we can indeed expect an......

The Royal Wedding

CATHOLICS ALONE DEBARRED FROM PRESENTING LOYAL ADDRESS TO KING M.P.s Puzzled By This Unsatisfactory Position BY A STAFF REPORTER Deputies from the 21 " privileged bodies" go......

Rome Mourns Victim Of Communist Attack

rpm a Special Correspondent The funeral of a Christian Democrat party worker, who was stabbed fatally after refusing to say, " Long live Communism," was converted, last week,......

The Pope Sees Twelve Irish Bishops

Within five days the Pone has received twelve Irish Bishops in private audience. From Wednesday. October 15, to Monday, October 20, he has received Mgr. d'Alton. Archbishop of......

An Important Post For Jack Donovan

By a Stag Reporter Mr. Jack Donovan, noted Catholic Trade Union leader and National Secretary of the Docks Group of the Transport and General Workers Union, has been appointed......

Have Communists Declared War On Catholic Tu Leaders?

By a Staff Reporter Some time ago I was informed by a leading trade unionist that the time was not far off when the Communists would start a series of intimidations against......

Two New Superiors General Elected

New Superiors General of the Fathers of the Sacred Heart and the Society of the Divine Word have been announced. Fr. William Gouaart has been reelected Superior General of the......

Statue Of Our Lady Of Fatima In Paris

From our own Correspondent PARIS. Despite the total absence of all means of transport, an enormous crowd watched Cardinal Suhard, Archbishop of Paris, officially welcome the......

New Encyclical?

The Rome newspaper. 0 Giornale d'Italia," reports that the Pope is working on an Encerlical of a " vast size." Vatican sources state that it is possible that the Pope would......

■ P.

MALAYAN WOMAN WINS THE GEORGE MEDAL By a Staff Reporter Forty-eight-year-old Mrs. Sybil Kathigasu, a Malayan, has learnt in the Secours Convent, in London, that she has been......

1:111." Features

This Week: Next Week: COLM BROGAN (author of " The Democrat at the Breakfast Table" and " Ottr New Masters"), on the Crisis. Page 3 The Charm of St. Teresa, by Father Anselm,......

Navigation On The Road?

When the Queen Mary enters a busy port, she and an the other vessels obey the recognized lights and signals on which safe navigation depends. We, too, obey lights and signals —......

Mr. Churchill To Speak On United Euape In Paris

All the French political parties, excluding the Communists, are expected to attend a mass meeting called by the United Europe Movement in Paris which Mr. Churchill has agreed to......

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Bishop Barnes And Anglicans

SIR,-The Rev. P. J. H. Scott has missed the crux of the case of Bishop Barnes. Most of the ancient heresies originated within the Church, but the authors, when the facts became......

Lieut. Mountbatten's Religion Ser. - The Announcement In...

occasion of Lieut. Mountbatten's reception into the Church of England, that the tatter body was in full communion with the Greek Orthodox Church, provoked a letter to the Times......

The Consery At .ive Party Conference

SIR,---T am sorry that, in your issue of October 10, you saw fit to publish a misleading report from the pen of Miss Grace Conway on the Conservative Party Conference at......

The Catholic Social Guild

Sne-Having read Gerry Sherry's reference to the C.S.G. in "Catholic Workers' Notebook," may I say that the Social Guild is not insular. I should also like to point out that the......

Direction Of Labour

SIR,-Surely it is difficult to accept that Direction of Labour is neither good nor evil. It is the duty of the State to act for the benefit of the people, to safeguard their......

Religion And Science

SIR.--Your correspondent. Mr. Coghlan, states that if all the component atoms of matter were tossed into space they would of necessity have to have some order of relationship to......

Points From Let Ters

"Temptation Harbour" Miss Lalage Hall is to be commended on her reaction to trailers of films of which she dis approves. It is to be hoped that she also takes the positive and......

Answers

May a " Latin " Catholic normally attend an " Oriental " Mass? He may attend and receive Holy Communion, even every day (Canon 98, 5), but he may not formally transfer to......

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Carnoucs And Tim World Crisis-hi

The Christian Minority Must Restore the Sense of Vocation lllllll I lllll By lllll COLM BROGAN IF our national difficulties are con sidered • in strictly economic terms,......

Opera Sadler's Wells "faust"

QADLER'S Wells have gone all out to astonish the conventional with their currentproduction of Faust.' No flaxen pigtails for Marguerite, no fire and brimstone for Mephistopheles......

Films By Grace Conway

Life of St. Rose of Lima IT gives me great pleasure to announce that the life of yet another saint has been filmed that of St. Rose of Lima, who was the first South American to......

Garden

LEAVES ARE FALLING THE abundance of leaves in any well wooded district should be turned to good account in the cornpost heap. The best of all leaves for mould, of course, are......

Beware

the STEALTHY ONSET of BALDNESS By Arthur J. Pye Consulting Hair Specialist THE onset of baldness is often unsuspected. Just a few hairs disappear at the crown of the head......

Catholic Workers' Notebook

EXAGGERATED COMMENT iT seems to me that the Universe Editorial comment last week suggesting that Bernard Sullivan might look into the affairs of his own union, was most......

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Christ The King And Party Politics

tel AM a confirmed Tory " " Nothing would ever shake me from my &leglance to Labour." As it happens, the writer of these lines heard both these sentiments expressed in the past......

Questions 41) F I1c7tt' Eep

DE GAULLE UP, BIDAULT DOWN By Michael de its Bedoyere GENERAL de Gaulle's great vic tory is most welcome in the sense that when it came to a straight light against Communism,......

I Catholic Profiles:/261

ROGER KYNASTON SUPPOSE very few readers of THE CATHOLIC HERALD have heard of Roger Kynaston. Readers of its correspondence columns may, occasionally. have seen letters from him......

A Ll Sort

Fr. Bernard S Basset, S.J. Query RECENTLY I receives! this: ".Can any of your readers inform me if there is any course of lectures in Economics and Social Science conducted......

N A Few Words

St. Edmund's I PAID my first, but very brief, visit to St. Edmund's last week to find amon g the seminarians one of the most sympathetic and keenest audiences to which I have......

Wise And Otherwise

"There is more dogmatic nonsense talked and written on cricket than on any subject outside philosophy."—C. B. Fry. "He's tall. dark ... and has a Ford V 8,"—American Girl......

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We Can't Ignore Starving Europe

—SAYS U.S. BISHOP "Every good human instinct tells us that we simply cannot ignore" the misery of starving millions in war-torn lands and S. our sense of Christian charity......

Manuilsky Head Of New International

—says Ex-Communist Louis Budenz, former managing editor of the American Communist Daily Worker and now professor at Fordham, the Jesuit University in New York, asserted that......

Study Week On Broadcasting

On Wednesday last there opened in Fribourg the Catholic International Study Week on the problems of broadcasting. The Study Week was organised by U.N.D.A., the international......

Christian Charity

IS GIVING SELF—NOT MONEY —SAYS THE POPE The Pope, in a talk broadcast to the convention of the National Conference of Catholic Charities and the St. Vincent de Paul Society in......

Cardinal At Princess's Christening

From Our Netherlands Correspondent Twice within a week Cardinal de Jong, Archbishop of Utrecht, attended official State functions in this country. On the first occasion seated......

10,000 To

Train Children to Honour God From our own Correspondent "Because I believe in my heart that your old Roman Catholic Church can teach the children discipline and to honour God......

Last Winter Was A Nightmare For Most—but Not For This

family ALL mothers had a worrying time Li watching the children go off each morning in that bitter weather. There was a lot of illness at school, but these two youngsters came......

Eats Almost Anything

Pains Disappeared After Taking Dear Sirs . . . Lancashire Until the war I had no reason to take anything for after-meal pains . . . It was during these years I felt unpleasant......

Maclean Brand Stomach Powder

Another Indigestion sufferer finds relief! This constant volume of praise for Maclean Brand Stomach Powder is convincing evidence of its efficacy In relieving Heartburn,......

Dutch Catholic Political Centre Is Independent Of Any Party

From Our Netherlands Correspondent The question, should we have a Catholic Party, is often asked, The best answer may well be that we should imitate the Dutch authorities and......

Polish Catholic Writer Is Arrested

The Warsaw authorities have announced that Mr. Doboszynski, leader of a Nationalist group, was arrested in Western Poland. Mr. Doboszynski, a leading Catholic writer, was a......

Nun Wrote The Life Of Pioneer Missionary In Prison—on Scrap

By GRACE CONWAY While she was a prisoner of war in a Japanese concentration camp, a Sister of Charity wrote a book which is shortly to be published by Burns and Oates. It is the......

A Papal Diplomat At Work

Archbishop Arthur Hughes, W.F., Papal Internuncio in Egypt, begins his day's work with two secretaries, Mgr. I Enrici and Mgr. CardinaHi...

The Pope Plans Sunday Outings For Children

The Pontifical Relief Commission plans to provide 200,000 poor Italian children with all-day Sunday outings, during which they will receive two good meals and some religious......

Arab Named Administrator In Jerusalem

From Our Own Correspondent. It was learned that Mgr. Vincent Gelat has been appointed Apostolic Administrator for the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem following the death of......

Extraordinary Cure At Lourdes Confirmed By Medical Bureau

The medical bureau at Lourdes have unanimously agreed that an " extraordinary " cure has taken place in the case of Mlle. Marguerite Malgogne, of Nantes, France. They have......

Prisoners In Spain Get

SQUARE DEAL — th i e f /12r By a Staff Reporter "In Spain a prisoner earns more in a day than any prisoner in England can earn in two weeks and more than many can earn in two......

2,000 Visited Catholic Art Exhibition

From a Special Correspondent Over 2,000 persons visited the Exhibition of Catholic Art, held at the Royal Institute of British Architects. Although not all visitors bought as......

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Art

WHAT IS A "HOLY PICTURE" 7 By IRIS COMA,' A HOLY picture," to anyone with a background of a Catholic school, means a specific thin g which has lon g since ceased . to have......

The Never Failing Attraction Of The Great St. Teresa

1.....1011.11.1.1,111.[By.1.11 iiiiiii 111111111111 FR. ANSELM, O.D.C. R EADING the Lives of the Saints cannot be said to form one of the major recreations of people to-day,......

Catholic Quiz

A Catholic Quit Book. Herbert Kenny and Geoffrey Keane. (MacMillan, 10s. 6d.) ERE we have ei g hty nine Pages of oestions on a multitude of subjects, not all reli g ious. for......

Art Catholic Art

THE exhibition of Catholic Art at the galleries of the Royal Institut e of British Architects offers some g ood craftsmen, some flashes of spiritual insi g ht, a lot of......

...family Matters ... Rzatomenai ..avraid Of The Dark ?

;WERE you. when you wer e a child ? Think back, • I' s' if you can, and ask yourself whether any of the assurances that grown-ups gave you were of any use. Of course they......

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To Receive Papal Crosses At C.e.g. Rally

An event of great importance will take place in London, starting to - day (Friday), when the Catholic Evidence Guild will be holding their first post-war Inter-Guild Conference,......

Cardinal Opens Home For Unmarried Women

From Our Own Correspondent Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, officially opened and blessed the new Home for Unmarried Mothers and their Babies, at 17 Pembridge......

A.c.t.u. Oficiai Election Candidate Mr. Denis O'dwyer,...

Dagenham and District Association of Catholic Trade Unionists, is one of the official Labour candidates for the Dagenham South Ward in the coming borough elections. Mr. O'Dwyer......

Blame The Married Women Not The Officials—says Dr. Fairfield

" Don't blame the officials for married women with children going into industry. Blame the women themselves." Th is was the answer given by Dr. Letitia Fairfield at a Brains......

C.y.m.s., Newport The Quarterly Conference Of The...

Council of the C.Y.M.S. took place on Sunday at St. Mary's Newport, when delgates from many parts of the county took part in the celebrations in connection with the 25th......

Bishop King Opens New Novitiate

On Friday, October 17, Feast of Blessed Brother Solomon, martyr of the French Revolution, Mgr. King, Bishop of Portsmouth, blessed and canonically erected the new Novitiate of......

Persons And Places

Mgr. Godfrey, the Apostolic Delegate, presided at the Mass for the Pope's intention, which members of the Pentifical Court Club attended prior to the Club's general meeting and......

London's Catholic Police Guild Is Building Up Again

By a Staff Reporter Catholic policemen from the City and Metropolitan Forces are determined that their Guild, founded on the Feast of Corpus Christi, 1914, shall once again grow......

C.s.g. Open New School Of Studies

'Ibis month an important venture was started in East London at The Priory. Victoria Park Square, Bethnal Green, E.2, to advance the study of Catholic social principles. A School......

Presentation To New Head Of Missionary Society

Returning last week from a lecturing tour in the U.S.A., the Rev. Fr. J. C. Heenan. D.D., who is now Father Superior of the Catholic Missionary Society in England, visited Manor......

Salesians Of Don Bosco

In future the Fathers of the Salesian Congregation will carry after their names the initials S.D.B., instead of S.C. It appears that this was decided at the last General......

Ireland Gives Lm000 For The Rebuilding Of Southwark...

From a Special Correspondent "The Government did not realise how people loved the Mass and their Cathedral. They are trying to build a new world without God, but if so they......

Family Background Indexed For Ever

The mischief of childhood or misfortunes of family background will be card-indexed for ever if the recommendations of the Ince Committee become law, and how many of us have ever......

Anniversary Recalls Mass In Bakehouse

A visit by the Right Rev. Edward Ellis, D.D., Ph.D., Bishop of Nottingham, brought to a close the Triduum held from October 11 to 13, at the Church of St. Edward the Confessor,......

Ecclesiastical And Other Information

BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: October 26. Cathedral: Assists at Capitular Mass and preaches Academic Mass, University of......

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Every Family Ought To Own Their Own Home

CARDINAL TELLS C.S.G. RALLY A strong plea for home ownership, co operation and partnership of those engage4 in industry, and a warning against women in industry was made by......

Listen To This

PALEST R INA'S Missa Brevis sung by the choir of Holy Cross. Ardoyne. Third programme. October 30, 9.50 R. R. STOKES, M.P., gives The Week in Westminster. Home Service.......

New Budget Hits Working Man's Pleasures

By THE EARL OF WICKLOW The eagerly awaited result of the Anglo-Irish economic talks has now been disclosed in the form of a supplementary budget. This, according to the writer......

Property Tax The Novel Feature Of The Budget Is The

new tax on property, by which after December 1, every purchase of a house or land will bear 5 per cent. duty, and. if the purchaser has not been an Irish resident for three......

Food Subsidies

There is, however, an answer to the question put by the Irish Tittles correspondent as to where his 3s. 8d. will be going. Subsidies are being paid not only to meet the......

Two Great Artists

Two remarkable exhibitions have been held in Dublin showing the work of Jack Yeats and Miss Evie Hone. Miss Hone demonstrates once again that she is the most important Catholic......

Be Apostles

HERE AND NOW —Mgr. Ellis From our own Correspondent NOTTINGHAM. " There is a well-known movement, bringing new ideas into the whole of England — The Young Christian Workers."......

"bread In One Hand, The Whip In The Other"

—.says Polish Priest On October 5 a new school year began in the Warsaw Polytechnic. A priest who said a solemn Mass on this occasion, mentioned the difficult position of the......

Chief Of Lourdes Brancadiers Is Honoured

Civil and religious authorities of Lourdes have joined in honouring Count Etienne de Beauchamp, aged president of the ambulance men at Lourdes, who organised the transportation......

German Catholic Societies Get Going On National Level

By MAX JORDAN German Catholic associations of various kinds have been revived on a national scale in recent months after recovering from the setback they suffered during the......

Wilop From Page One

Catholics And The Royal Wedding non-Catholic Conservative M.P., suggested that " it might not be altogether an easy business to repeal the statute. "To me," he said, " the......

A Catholic Still Heads C.i.o. The Powerful Group Of U.s....

Mr. Philip Murray, the well-known American Catholic Labour leader, who emigrated to America from Blantyre, Lanark, in 1902, has been re-elected President of the Congress of......

Second Catholic Priest For Moscow

It is learnt from Moscow that a second Catholic priest, Fr. John de Matha Thomas, of the Augustinians of the Assumption, has been authorised to take over as parish priest,......