25th July 1947

25th July 1947
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The I Hien Of Catholic Mothers At .turient Shrine Of Our...

DON'T BE LURED FROM YOUR HOME AND CHILDREN The Cardinal Tells Mothers On Pilgrimage At Walsingham In a call to British mothers Cardinal Griffin has answered in frank terms......

Successor To Cardinal On Galen Appointed

The Pope has appointed Dr. Michael Keller, Rector of Osnabruck Seminary, to be Bishop of unster. Dr. Keller succeeds to the diocese left vacant by the death of the late......

"lies" Says Yugoslav Paper

The Belgrade Communist paper Borba, on Wednesday last week, accused Cardinal Griffin of taking a " large part in the campaign it slander directed against democratic Yugoslavia......

Mr. Bevin's Promise

Mr. Bevin, the Foreign Secretary, has promised Cardinal Griffin that he will carefully re-examine the case of Mgr. Stepinac, Archbishop of Zagreb, the Cardinal told the Knights......

The " C.h." Adoption Scheme

will have To He Closed, If ... WE REGRET TO HAVE TO ANNOUNCE THAT "THE CATHOLIC HERALD " ADOPTION SCHEME WILL HAVE TO BE CLOSED FORTHWITH IF MORE VOLUNTEERS ARE NOT......

15 Cardinals, 25,000 Pilgrims At Last Sunday's Canonization

The large Irish representation at the canonization of the inspirer of the Legion of Mary (founded 23 years ago, by Mr. Frank Duff, in Dublin) was headed by Mr. Patrick Little,......

Why Did The B.b.c. Not Broadcast This Youth Rally Asks...

BY A STAFF REPORTER Over 1,500 youths met in a rally at the Scala Theatre, London, on Sunday last. They were members of the Westminster Catholic Youth Association and delegates......

Hungarian Clergy Will Not Support Any Party

The Hungarian clergy will not intervene in the forthcoming elections and will not help any party, Cardinal Mindzenty, Archbishop of Esztergom and Primate of Hungary, has told......

The Third World War Is In Progress

—SAYS MGR. YU-PIN " The civil war in China is an international conflict. It is in effect the prelude to a third world war," Mgr. Yu-Pin, Archbishop of Nanking recently said to......

Indecent Ragging In Our • Factories

From a C.H. Reporter There is widgspread practice of immorality and indecent ragging in our workshops, factories and other businesses. This was the conclusion reached in a......

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War And Old Testament

SIR, — Is not the difficulty raised by Mr. Lunn due to the modern neglect of the spiritual sense of Scripture? St. Augustine tells us that when the letter of Scripture is......

Sue—in Reply To Mr. Lunn, I Would Like To Point

out that no human authority has the right directly to take the life of a person who is innocent. But this does not apply to God Who, as the Author of Me, is entitled to withdraw......

Coldhain Asks " What Possible Relevance There Can Be To

the discussion of the morality of atom bombing in the bloodthirsty passage from the Old Testament' quoted by Fr. Alphonsus Bonner." That passage is relevant because we are given......

Sie,—we Have Only Ourselves To Blame If We Insist On

reading the principles of New Testament morality into Old Testament records. Christ Himself warned us: "It was said of old time . . . . but I say unto you." (See St. Matthew,......

Sut,—mr. Arnold Lunn Suggests That If God Approved Of The

Old Testament butchery of women and children, He may, therefore, not necessarily disapprove of the butchery of women and children by atom bombs. The fundamental error in Mr.......

Su, — Mr. Lunn's Argument Collapses Into A Non Sequitur....

ing that God must necessarily disapprove of the atom bomb if we be lieve that He can ever have approved of the slaughter of women and children. This only means that Mr. Lunn......

The Atom Bomb

SIR, — I am grateful to Fr. Henry J. Tabb (of Ohio) for giving us the considered opinion of Fr. Francis Connell (also of the U.S.A.) on the moral principles affecting the use of......

Saint Catherine Laboure Sir, — Next Sunday, July 27, Is...

the Canonisation of Blessed Catherine Labour, the humble Sister of Charity to whom Our Lady appeared three times and gave the devotion of the Miraculous Medal. It wee Our Lady's......

Catholic Trade Unionists Sut, — "i Do Not Advocate Voting...

man or ' woman for trade union positions just because they are Catholics." I quote from the letter of J. Donovan in to-day's issue of THE CATHOLIC HERALD. I must disagree. In......

Communists In Ireland

SIR, — As a Catholic Irishman, I must challenge your Irish Correspondent when he suggests by implication that there is little basis for a statement that certain clubs or......

The Spanish Referendum Shl — As I Am Living In Spain, I

purposely took a special interest in the Referendum in order to satisfy myself and tell friends at home as to whether Spaniards were allowed to express themselves freely. I......

Closed Shop Sue—i Think J. Sturgeon Has Misread...

circular. I read it "eligible for affiliation " not "affiliated to." Two vastly different meanings as many trade unions are not affiliated to T.U.C., which are, however,......

Where The Books Are Your Correspondent In The Letter Headed

"Apologetics Book needed" writes ". . . satisfactory answers can be obtained in learned Catholic works, but I, myself, have often great difficulty in obtaining the ones I need......

A Convert's Tribute

The tribute of the Archbishop of Liverpool to converts to the Catholic Church contained that rare felicity of expression for which he is justly noted; perhaps as a convert I may......

No Paper Shortage There From To-day's Issue There Is A

" cut " in newsprint under Government orders, and like other newspapers, the Catholic newspapers will be under severe restrictions as to size and supplies. Yet last week-end......

At The Oratory If Mr. Montgelas Would Like To Hear

a sermon such as that described by Cardinal &liege in his recent letter, he should come to the Brompton Oratory any evening during the week. I am sure he would find exactly what......

An Anti-catholic Book Can You Do Anything About The Enclosed

? I am amazed at John O'London's printing it.—GEOFFREY C. Moue The Polish Resettlement Corps, Hilborough P.O., Thetford, Norfolk. [Enclosed is a review of The Catholic Church......

In Silence

May I assure your correspondent at Tunbridge Wells, there are plenty of societies that spinsters can and do join. Many are members of Third Orders and prefer to live a solitary......

Parish Magazine Some Parishes Have A Ty Pcwritten...

have none, a few have one printed. They all contain about two or at most four pages of really local news. Why not sell the beautiful monthly Chronicle of Westminster Cathedral......

Thanks Thank Those Who Answered My Recent Appeal For...

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Answers

Why must we go to a concert hall to hear the Mass interpreted by such great Catholic musicians as Verde etc.? Because the exuberant interpretation, with imaginative......

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Catholic Social Ideals Underlie The I.l.o.

by P. M. Butler Member Governing Body I.L.O. "Wherros conditions of labour Cicist involving sttch injustice, hard. ship and privation to large numbers of people as to produce......

Manual For Marriage

Marriage Before told After. By Pr. Robert Nash, S.J. (Brown and Nolan..7s. 6d.). THERE is SO much very good advice in this book of Fr. Nolai - Cs that it seems a pity to me......

Garden

WORKING FOR AUTUMN THERE is so much produce just now that we sometimes forget how long autumn lasts. Prepare well by planting out any remaining green vegetables for late......

Earth And Ourselves Scallops

I WONDER if the ehticireu of post-war London still make, on July 26, little patterns of shells on the pavements and beg for pennies, with the plea ID " remember the Grotto "?......

Films By Grace Conway

Money's the Answer AI frequent -intervals letters arrive in this office from readers who say : " We have heard that such and such a film has been produced showing a day at the......

Ruins And Wrath In Eire

Irish Miles. By Frank O ' Connor. (Macmillan, 12s. 6d.). Reviewed by ANDREW BOYLE MY pleasant surprise at discover ing that one of the best creators of the short story in......

7'heatre Sartre Is Sorry

IN Men Without Shadows (LYRIC, HAMMERSMITH), JeanPaul Sartre has written a drama of the modern conscience. He gives us six French partisans held in a school house by the Vichy......

Music

The Proms VARIETY is said to be the spice of life, and there is no reason why it should not be the spice of a concert intended to be popular. There was a fine full hall to......

The Traveller's Eye, By Dorothy Carrington. (the Pilot...

Miss Carrington ' s admirable selections from the writings of English travellers &run the ages and acrbss the continents is both amusing and instructive; it includes Lady Mary......

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War: To-morrow Or To-day

../v) [ R. Ernest Bevin said last week that as far as he could judge there was no chance of another war in this generation. Let us pray that his judgment is correct.......

Why Wesuffer

W AS any war ever fought in which more absurd mistakes were made ? The Bishop of Chichester has revealed another. He was approached in Sweden in 1942 by Hitler's enemies in......

Bad News From Indonesia And Burma

WE live in a world which can very ill afford any further violence ; consequently the news from Indonesia and Burma is very bad news indeed. The point to note about both cases,......

Questions Of The Week

ii Michael de la liedoyere dark, but, dark or bright, our only chance, which is also the world's chance and India's chance, lies in the long or shoo evolution towards this new......

I Catholic Profiles 3

STEPHEN WEARING ENGLAND has produced many fine pianists during the last thirty years, and encouraged others, born elsewhere, to make reputations here. According to the late Sir......

A Layman's Pulpit

A Lost Opportunity I T needs no special acumen to sec the relevancy to our own times of the passage, relating how Jesus wept over the city whose doom He foretold, which forms......

Kalendar

July 27-August 2 Sunday, July 27. Ninth Sunday after Pentecost. (Green.) Monday, July 28. SS. Nazarius and Celsus, Martyrs. 1st Cent. and Victor 1, Pope and Martyr. 201. and......

What's Happening In Britain ? In A Fevv Words A

Cheerful, Muddled Christian 0 UR Brussels correspondent writes: " Apropos of Great Britain, an eye-witness has hist told me that five hours were needed at the British airport to......

Feminine Forum " These Lovely Ladies" By Grace1 Conway A

DISTINGUISHED visitor to ' London last week, on her way to Dublin after a lengthy tour of Cape Province, South Africa, was the Prioress General of the Dominican Congregation in......

R S Ihas Been Done By Mgr. Bonhomme, The Frenchcanadian...

Basutoland. whose whole diocese has been financed by the Catholics of Montreal. Already 17 native priests have been ordained and there is a community of 257 native nuns. Unfor-......

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Fr. Moore's Church Was Blitzed Hackney Celebrates Centenary

By a Staff Reporter The Cardinal went to Hackney on Sunday to preside when Fr. Moore, parish priest of St. John the Baptist's, Fr. Greaves, Fr. Anderson and their people......

Fr. Xavier Saw His School Grow

In 1928 when Fr. Xavier Howard, S.D.S. came to the SaIvatorian School, Harrow Weald, there were 60 pupils. He was then a layman. He returned after ordination in 1939 when the......

Presentations To New Bishop

The Bishop of Clifton and his clergy, the masters and pupils of his old school, St. Brendan's, Bristol, and his parishioners at St. Joseph's, Fishponds, and St. Mary's, Bath,......

The Cardinal Visits Boxmoor

Boys from the Oratory School, Chelsea, formed a guard of honour for Cardinal Griffin when he made the Canonical Visitation to the Church of St. Mary and St. Joseph, Boxmoor, on......

Priest Defends Convent

By a Staff Reporter Last week in the National Press allegations were made concerning the treatment of a young girl in the Convent of the Good Shepherd, Saitash, Cornwall. These......

Thousands Of Nurses Use This Office

The rooms are at No. 1, Edmund Street, Birmingham, 3. Here a secretary is always present and the national chaplain is easily obtaMabIe. The establishing of this central office......

Help The Y.e.w.

—MGR. AMIGO "I hope you will be able to do much for Youth," Mgr. Amigo, Archbishop, Bishop of Southwark, told a joint meeting of the St. Vincent de Paul Society of Westminster,......

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De Valera Visits Western Isles

Mr. de Valera has been on a cruise to the Western Isles, on the naval corvette " Macha "; he began his journey from Cobb, having previously visited Kilkee and the ()Curry Irish......

Fr. Hannan, Assistant To Jesuit General, Dies

I am very sorry to announce that the Very Rev. T. T. Hannon, S.I., Assistant to the General of the Jesuits, has died in the Vatican City. Fr. Hannon, who was 63 years old, was a......

Tired Aching Feet

EASED IN 10 MINS (F0:71 1 vEs) by “Extractive Action." BUGBEAR OF MILLIONS—the ache and throb of -"tired, weary feet—is being conquered at last. A quick massage with Simpson's......

Irish Athlete At White City

As a rule, Irish runners are not able to compete successfully with the champions of the larger countries; it has, therefore, given great satisfaction here to see that James......

New Head Of The Mill Hill Missionary Society

Dr. Thomas McLaughlin, who was born at Balerno, a suburb of Edinburgh, in 1896, has been elected the new Superior General of St. Joseph's Missionary Society, Mill Hill, London.......

40,000 Nigerians Greet Mgr. Mathew

Archbishop David Mathew, Apostolic Delegate to British East and West Africa, in a ten-day period visited eighteen of the major mission stations of the Vicariate of......

The Man Fr. Welch Shot Wanted E40

By a Staff Reporter Interviewed by the " C.H.," Fr, Francis Welch, C.S.Sp., whose photograph appeared in so many papers this week, spoke of his adventure with the man who broke......

A.c.t.u. Opens In Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury is to have.a Diocesan Association of Catholic Trade Unionists. It is announced this week that the Vicar General of the Diocese, acting on behalf of Mgr. Moriarty.......

Ceylon

Catholics in Ceylon Doubtful of the Future Under Dominion Status The news that Ceylon has been promised full dominion status after the inauguration of the new Parliament next......

Poland

WHEN RECENTLY three meatless days were introduced in the Warsaw restaurants, Friday was not among them. Catholics criticised this decision, which seamed a meaningless insult....

Netherlands

Catholic Party Backs the Government's Action On Sunday last the Netherlands Prime Minister, Dr. Beef, announced the initiation of police measures in Java and Sumatra to secure......

The New Archbishop Stands Six Feet Four The Appointment,...

announced, of the Rev. Peter T. B. McKeefry, editor of Zealandia. Catholic paper of Auckland, as Coadjutor Archbishop of Wellington, raises to six the number of members in the......

Australia Cardinal Appeals For Secular Priests To Go To...

for Five Years CARDINAL GILROY, Archbishop of Sydney, is appealing to the secular clergy of Australia to volunteer for the missions in Japan. Priests are requested to volunteer......

Japan A Chair Of Scholastic Philosophy For Kyoto A Chair

of Scholastic Philosophy has been authorised by the Ministry of Public Instruction. Among the professors who will teach in this faculty, which is to begin next autumn, are Fr.......

France

Family Congress in Paris THE MOUVEMENT Populaire des families holds its eleventh national congress this week-end in Paris from July 24-27. Over 800 delegates from all over......

Italy

Girls' Youth Congress in Rome this September A CONGRESS of the International Federation of Catholic Youth (Girls) is to take place in Rome in September. At least 700 delegates......