25th April 1969

25th April 1969
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Ulster Step Nearer One Man One Vote

BY A STAFF REPORTER A S ULSTER this week staggered through one of the blackest and most critical periods in its history Captain O'Neill, Prime Minister of N. Ireland, won......

Bernadette Captivates The Commons

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT THE House of Commons Awas crowded on Tuesday when Miss Bernadette Devlin, the newly-elected Member for Mid-Ulster, took her seat on the Government......

'no Isolation Pope Tells Bishops

From a Rome Correspondent T HE day was gone when a bishop, by his authority, could isolate himself from his clergy and his people. said Pope Paul this week. He also emphasised......

Archbishop Cardinale Moving To Brussels

BY A STAFF REPORTER A A RCHBISHOP CAR--DINALE, the Apostolic Delegate. will shortly leave London to become Papal Nuncio to Belgium and Luxembourg. His successor has not yet......

Brentwood Survey On

9 choosing a bishop BY A STAFF REPORTER B RENTWOOD'S Senate of Priests has launched a project to discover what qualities the local clergy would like to see in any future......

Diocesan And Civil Boundaries

link urged By a Staff Reporter A REPORT which will help the Bishops of England and Wales to decide whether the Church's geographical organisation is meeting the people's......

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Danger Of Social Welfare 'replacing Christianity'

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT S INCE the Vatican Council, social welfare had been "in" to such an extent that there was a danger of it replacing Christianity instead of being a......

Churches Plan Joint Talks On Grants To Fight World Poverty

W HAT the Churches should do with their own funds to meet the challenge of world poverty will be a major topic for an interChurch conference in October, announced last week at......

Benedictines 'adopt'

Swedish province T HE Benedictine monks of Fort Augustus Abbey, Inverness-shire, have adopted an area of Sweden about half the size of Scotland in an attempt to reintroduce the......

Scots Invite Priest To Assembly

By a Staff Reporter L - NR. JOHN DAL RYMPLE 41. who is to join the Anglican Theoloizical College, Lincoln. in 1970 for a year, is to be the first Catholic guest-observer to the......

Pope's Plea To Jesuits For Unity And Celibacy

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT A N appeal for unity, obedience and adherence to the rule of priestly celibacy was made by the Pope on Monday to 26 Jesuit Superiors in "perhaps a......

General's Aide Quits

F R. Mario Schoenenberger. assistant to the Jesuit General, announced his resignation from the Society of Jesus this week. Be said in a Press statement that his resignation......

New Dutch Provincial

FR. JAN VAN DEENEN. S.J., has been appointed Provincial of the Dutch Jesuits to suceed Fr. Jan Hermans, S.J., who has resigned. The announcement of his resignation followed the......

Fr. Coventry B.c.c. Observer

THE Jesuit ecumenist Fr. John Coventry is to join the Protestant British Council of Churches as a consultantobserver on its executive committee, in addition to the four......

Plan For Better Jewish Relations

A GROUP of 21 Catholic 1-1 . experts from 14 countries have made a series of suggestions for improving relations with Jews in the spirit of Vatican II, the Secretariat for......

Parents Want Broad Moral Education For Children

BY A STAFF REPORTER B RITISH parents want their children to have "a broad moral education" — not moral education based on Christian instruction, according to a National Opinion......

Laity Group Debate Temporal Renewal

HE key debate of the twelfth meeting of the National Laity Commission, held on Saturday, centred on an important working paper commissioned from Mgr. Joseph Buckley, parish......

Groups

cIREATER co-operation • 31 between national voluntary service organisations, starting with the setting-up of a committee similar to that formed for the British (Overseas)......

Boundary Links

mission on Local Government under Lord Reck:litre-Maud has published its review of local authority boundaries. The bishops' conference also heard of a dramatic rise in the......

Bordeaux Sisters' New Su Perioress

LSjlff election of a new Superioress General of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Bordeaux, Mother Marie Paule Chauvin, took place recently' at the former General House at......

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Life At Me To

"MUMMY, mummy!" screamed the little boy. "look-the Director-General of the B.I3.C. is cleaning his own car." If the same little boy had gone into his neighbour's house he might......

Prayers For London Road Safety

P RAYERS for road safety will be said in thousands of London churches on Sunday and in syna g o g ues tomorrow. Congregations will be reminded that, at heart, the road accident......

Hugh Kay Analyses The Factory Disputes Picture In Britain...

Industry has a fine strike-free record S AY a thin g often enough, and everyone will believe it. But the truth is that this country's economy is not imperilled by strikes. When......

Bishop Wall Lakes Title Of Saxon Fort

by DOUGLAS BROWN IF our extra bishops are in future going to take their honorific titles from vanished English sees, we shall all have to rub up our pre-Conquest history. We......

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Ulster On The Brink

T HE outburst of violence, burning and terror, the calling in of British troops, the prospective Wilson-O'Neill meeting, the Dublin appeal to the United Nations and the......

The English Mass: Have We Lost Too Much And Not Gained...

I N the present atmosphere of welcome for a greater variety in Catholic worship, it may be worthwhile to put the case in a single article for two extremes. as well as for a......

When Pope Paul Goes To Geneva

From a Special Correspondent THE World Council of Churches told Pope Paul last week that he would be "warmly welcome" at its headquarters in Geneva on his visit in June. Dr.......

What Was So Wrong In This Tv Play Of Christ

by Norman St. John-Stevas O UR commitment to Christ is or should be absolute: it is of a different order to our commitment to the Church, and I suspect that much of our present......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater Prince of the House of God O N Thursday next week we celebrate one of the festivals of St. Joseph. When Pope John put St. Joseph into the list of......

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Theology The Aunt Sally

R EADING the replies to my warnings (not "attacks") on the dangers of uncontrolled Lay Councils, as published in your issue of April 18, makes one very sad. How quickly can one......

I Felt Like A Fourth Former

M ISS BARBARA CHADWICK, in your April 11 issue, very kindly supplied "solutions" to my problems. She hinted that she is a professional teacher: and she makes me feel rather like......

What Lessons Can We Learn

from the Dutch? IT seemed so unfair that a -IL journalist can have half a page to air his views on the Dutch Church while I have to limit mine to a brief letter that I decided......

A Pope's Plea For Peace

M R. CHRISTOPHER HOLLIS writes in your issue of April 18: "When Benedict XV spoke against the First World War — the prime cause of all our destruction, how many Catholics . . .......

Norman And The Bishops

M R. ST. JOHN-STEVAS (April 18) is less than fair to us title bestowers. We are fully aware of our role. We thus claim a right equal to his own to be heard. Hi column might......

Questions & Answers

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON What is a general Confession? Question. What is meant by a general Confession and have you any advice about making one? LH., Winchester, Hants.......

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High Voltage Education

by MARY VAUGHAN Speaking of Religious Education by Gerard S. Slnyan (Herder and Herder 54s.) Educational Theory and Practice in St. Augustine by G. Howie (Routledge and Kegan......

When The Clergy Had An Evil Reputation

by MARGARET JACKSON-ROBERTS The English Parish Clergy on the Eve of the Reformation by Peter Heath (Routledge Kegan Paul 45s.) ALTHOUGH this book is based on a research thesis,......

Fight For Poverty

by Sr. THERESA HOAR Pioneer of Unity by Maria Winowska (Burns & Oates 355.) "WHERE did God go to find this creature, to make her a Little Sister of the Poor and a saint? To......

Conciliar Documentation

by Canon F. H. DR1NKWATER Commentary on the Documents of Vatican II Edited by Herbert Vorgrimler Vol. III (Burns Oates 80s.) O NLY the Germans could have embarked on this......

Soldiers Of Ignatius

by R. C. GORMAN, S.J. The Founding of the Jesuits by M. Foss (Hamish Hamilton 42s.) IFIERE is a volume in "a new series, for the chance reader and the university student,......

Excitement At Taize

by Canon PETER MOORE The Power of the Provisional by Roger Schutz (Hodder & Stoughton 16s.) T HE Protestant Community of Taize in France is one Of the most exciting phenomena......

A Tale Of Three Cities

by LIONEL HARROWITZ The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar by J. P. Donleavy (Eyre & Spottiswoode 35s.) 0 child in modern fiction could have traced with such personal and......

New Novels By Donal Giltinan The Laughing Cavalier By Allan

Turpin (Joseph 30s.) Maggie Your Mother Wants Your Boots by Duke Dolaing (Gollancz 25s.) The Education of Davey Porteous by Ronald Chapman (Collins 25s.) The Vines of Yarrabee......

Children's Books

by Isabel Quigly G IRLS on the whole get a wider reading choice than boys, at the in-between age when they are growing out of "kids' stuff" and haven't quite got to much else.......

Church Music Today

by Sr. Estelle, 0.Carm. New Hymns for All Seasons by James Quinn, S.J. (Chaproan 6s. 6d.) T is a co ll ection of new hymns, the tunes are for the most part well known. I was......

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Where Germany Goes Swiss

T HOSE of us who were playing with dolls up till about 20 years ago knew the name "Nuremberg" from the backs of the doll's necks almost as the first word we could read. Later,......

Motoring Pageant To Wilk

aid Cheshire home A PAGEANT of Motoring will be held at Penshurst Place, near Tunbridge Wells, on Sunday, May 11, in aid of the Cheshire Home, Tunbridge Wells. Sponsored by the......

Federation For Study Of Bible Dope Paul Said Last Week

that an International Cath olic Federation for the Biblical Apostolate is to be established to help bishops promote wider use and knowledge of the Bible. He was addressing......

U.s. Theology Survey For Britain

A COMPREHENSIVE Catholic survey of theo logical and philosophical ideas, running to 164 books, which has been in preparation for five years in Washington is to be "......

This Story Of Jesus Was A Mistake

TELEVISION has many - 11audiences, as many as each individual set switched on for any one programme. Writing about most items this matters little. One praises a comedy and......

New 'west Side Story' As Stimulating As Ever

TOWERING indisputably -R. above all the new movies of last week is the reissue (in 70mm.) of West Side Story ( " A " , Odeon Marble Arch). It is only a few years since the film......

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Black And Sad Week

MR. WILSON and Capt. 'Terence O'Neill, the N. Ireland Prime Minister, are to have talks in London on the Ulster crisis. Meanwhile, the Eire Government is sending its External......

Mp At 21 M Iss Bernade'tte Devlin, Young Champion Of

the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland, who won a seat in the Commons last week by defeating her Ulster Unionist opponent in the Mid-Ulster by-election, describes herself......

One Man One Vote

forming up to 12 abreast, like wild Indians screaming their heads off to terrorise the inhabitants so they could beat them off the streets into their houses." Policemen were......

Hong Kong Bishop At Concelebration

Among those concelebrating Mass at Westminster Cathedral on Thursday was Bishop Francis Hsu of Hong Kong, along with others who, with him, were ordained from the Beda College......