26th December 1947

26th December 1947
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Austria's Foreign Discusses London Meeting With `c.h.'

BY A STAFF REPORTER Still undismayed by discouraging and fruitless globetrotting from conference to conference since Potsdam brought its uneasy peace, Dr. Karl Gruber,......

The Pope's Gift To Dutch Children

THE HAGUE. The Pope has sent 28,000 guilders to Holland as a Christmas gift for the needy, especially children, the Papal Internunciature announced here on Saturday....

Two Eastern Rite Catholic Chapels Now Open In London

By a Staff Reporter London has at last a Catholic Chapel of the Byzantine Rite, in fact two of them, and the growing number of readers interested in Oriental Church matters......

Minister

In Tiltolaud Another Priest Is Murdered BARI. The murder of another priest, the arrest of a priest on charges of teaching Catechism to children, and the eviction of 85 nuns......

No Exemption For Altar Wine

Mr. Chem yn d, Labour M.P. for Stockton-tin-Tees. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer last week if he would exempt sacramental wine from the recent increase in the duty on......

Priests "confess" To Spying Say Yugoslavs

PRAGUE. Claims that the four Franciscans now arraigned before a Yugoslav Court in Pole, on charges of espionage, have admitted to spying on behalf of a foreign power, were made......

"if Am Chief"

Among three novices who recently took vows in African religious communities, one is the son of the chief of the Longwara tribe in the Vicariate of Lake Albert, and another is......

After Failure Of London Conference

NEUTRALS OUGHT NOW TO ACT —Says Editor Vatican Daily Count della Torre, the Editor of the Osservatore Romani?, has written a long leading article on the failure of the London......

The Pope Has A Slight Cold

The Pope cancelled his ordinary Sunday services on December 21 because of a very slight cold and a desire to rest his voice for his Christmas Eve broadcast....

Four Million U.s. Catholics

in the Forces WASHINGTON Approximately 4,000,000 of the some 7,000,000 men and women who formed the armed forces of the United States of America in World War 11 were......

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Unity Among Catholics

Sus — Under the heading Insular Catholics you recently published a letter which raises a point of very great importance (1) to the future of the Church in this country, and (2)......

References Please!

SIR. — May I return to this ques tion of references ? Controversial standards have declined sharply since the rise to power of Cornmuntsm, but we Catholics should endeavour, in......

Our Children's Danger

Sta. — Ono wonders whether the safeguards of the faith of our Catholic children who have to attend non-Catholic schools, are being as carefully watched and insisted upon as the......

The Anatomy Of Atrocity

SIR,—The war-time incident of the deliberate burning to death of all the occupants of a German Army Headquarters, as quoted by Miss Foss from the Daily Telegraph, bears only too......

Who Is Guilty?

Star—Your correspondent, Emilie Dow, has stepped over the frontiers of this controversy into the realm of political history, where I do not Intend to follow her. But she mistook......

Versailles The Cause

SIR, — If we are to understand the causation of our present dilemma then it is of no use working ourselves into a neurosis about the inevitable sequel. General Smuts had a touch......

Catholic Weeklies

SIR. — Reccnt letters about the type of illustrations in Tits Cs - rnouc HERALD have caused me to wonder whether your paper would do more good if it frankly ceased to be a......

The Anglican Illusion

SIR,—The Rev. A. Gille is ear too sweeping in declaring that shopping logic never converted a single soul. Before I took the fun! deeisiou I divided the page of a notebook......

Popularity Of Chesterton

Sot-The statement that " a generation is growing up to whom Chesterton is unknown is surely somewhat unjust both to publishers and readers. Penguin Books Ltd. very kindly......

Consecration Of Sunday

SIR,—In Fr. Martindale'; most interesting summary of the Encyclical " Mediator Dei " he says that the Pope praises " the consecration of Sunday afternoons as well as the......

Blesssing The Hounds

Sut,—Hunting is not "sinful" in the sense that it breaks any command of God or the Church, but is it thereby justified 7 Surely, if the Church "blesses" it, the hunter is not......

1 Points From Letters Killin G Of Children

Bishop Challoner in his notes on the Bible has the following in connection with 1 Kings, ch. xv, v. 3. " The great Master of Life and Death (who cuts off one half of all mankind......

Answers

Who was " Kierkeganrcl," frequently mentioned In religious literature? A Danish philosopher (1813-1855) influenced by Pluto and Aristotle, Hegel and Kant. His best-known work......

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A Happy 'new' Year

By Caryll Houselander RECENTLY a gloriously funny newspaper cartoon showed two women gossiping over a minute meal in a cafe. One of them, a feather boa lady of the depressed......

Garden .

WASTING NOTHING eARELESS gardeners 'often wrench the buttons off Brussels sprouts plants. If they cut them off carefully, leaving a portion of the basal stem, there will be......

Arthur Machen

I 863-1947 T HE late Arthur Machen was described in an issue of the Weekly Review during 1942 as " the true dean of living Englishmen of letters." The testimonial presented to......

Films By Grace Conway

Looking Back 1 947 has been an interesting film year though with no high peak. Great Expectations, al though many people did not see it till well on in this year, actually......

Theatre

Dark Summer l i lklYNYARD Browne has skilfully and effectively made the most or a somewhat thin plot in Dark Summer at the ST. MARTIN ' S. Shall a blind war hero marry the gay......

Catholic Herald, Friday, December 26, 1947 3

"Best-Seller" Mystic The Spiritual Doctrine of Sister Elizabeth of the Trinity. By M. M. Philipon, O.P. Translated by a Benedictine of Stanbrook Abbey. (The Mercier Press,......

...fathily Matters , By _ I Philomena

Parties Are Important C HILDREN'S parties arc. not merely the recognised holiday treats for this time of year, they are important social functions, for if wisely run they can......

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A New Year Resolution

M ORE than a hundred years ago, there was a wide expectation among British Catholics that their country would return to the ancient Faith within a measurable time. The more......

Questions Of The Week

1947—A Year Of Deeisive Events BEI Michael de la Itledogere 1947 MAY not seem to the his torians of the future to be the dismal year of our own experience. They will......

!catholic Profiles:/36

LADY HOLBERTON A MONG the four members of the Westminster Catholic Women's League to whom the Pope awarded the Cross pro Ecclesia el Pontifice this year was Lady (Mary Renee)......

In A Few Words

" The Jotter" or • "THE Jotter," I set in Morse .' Boycott's They Shine Like Stars (Skeffington, 21s.), was anticipated years ago. He describes it as a document called " The......

Catholic Workers' Notebook

1947 REVIEW AS this is the last issue of 1947, it would be well to review progress made by the workers in the year. The post-war era has been and will continue to be, a......

Ceterlie) Your Daily Mass Guide

Dec. 28—Jan. 3, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28. Holy Innocents. d.2.cl. with Octave. 2nd coll. of Christmas. Cr. Pref. of Christmas. (Red.) MONDAY, DrcEMBER 29. St. Thomas of Canterbury.......

Ved1wwwwwwwww.whimmovw By Weete.

1 All Sorts a F d s B s e e t rn s ar i d A Very Happy New Year HERE is a gloomy thought from " the past to console those who ask the question "What are we coming to ? " "......

Last Winter Was A Bitter Trial

—but not for these youngsters T HE two kiddies went right through last winter without a single set-back. Off to school they went, day in day out, through snow, fog, wind and......

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Polish Centres To Be Set Up In Britain

At the annual general meeting of the Catholic Council for Polish Welfare, held in London on December 19, Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, who presided, said, " I......

Motor Missionaries Say Mass In Pubs

By a Staff Reporter In the columns of ecclesiastical information contained in the Catholic Press, one often reads of the Southwark Travelling Mission visiting pubs and village......

Usiness Men Become

Experts On Liturgy By a Staff Reporter By a Staff Reporter It was the Feast of the Immaculate Conception that I visited the Church of Our Holy Redeemer, Cheyne Row, Chelsea,......

Persons And Places

A fund administered by the Brentwood Council of the S.V.P. to perpetuate the memory of the late headmistress of St. Anthony's, Forest Gate, was established some years ago, and......

Love All Missionary Beggars

—SAYS A.P.F. DIRECTOR By a Stag Reporter A younger edition of Dr. Heenan in looks, Fr. Stephen Shaw, new Director of the Association of the Propagation of the Faith in......

Benedictine Priory Now Independent

The Benedictine Priory at Ealing has been now established as an lndependant Priory. On Friday, December 19, in the presence of the Rt. Rev. H. Byrne, O.S.B., M.A.,......

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Dublin To Have Growers Market

By the EARL OF WICKLOW What may prove to be a very important move has just been made in Dublin by the Agricultural Association of Ireland. I am glad to see that the Dublin......

A Hundred Desperate Children Want Catholic Holiday Hosts

From Our Special Correspondent Catholic parishes, families, schools, and societies will have the opportunity of showing how real was the horror felt when a certain number of......

New Bishop For Tanganyika

Fr. Laurence Tetrault. a Canadian White Father. has been appointed Vicar Apostolic of Bukoba Vicariate in Tanganyika Territory, British East Africa....

The Pope Is Photographed In Colour

Pope Pius XII was photographed in colour for the first time by the British photographer, Mr. David Waddington, last week. Mr. Waddington, first Briton ever actually to take a......

High Mass Televised

A solemn Nigh Mass was televised from the Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Philadelphia on Sunday....

Dutch Catholics Are Going Ahead Through Their Large Families

We print below a report by our Netherlands correspondent reviewing the state of the Church in Holland during 1947. 1. This shows a large numerical increase in the number of......

Listen To This

hR, JOHN FITZSIMMONS conducts Morning Service front the Church of. the Sacred Heart, Ashton-on-Ribble, Preston. North of England Home Service, December 28, 9.30 a.m. FRIDAY......

The French People Win First Rubber

By Henri Rollett France is just coming through a most serious social and political crisis. The Communists, exploiting the real foundations for discontent among the working......

The Pope Asks For Peace In Holy City In Holy Year

VATICAN CITY. The Pope's appeal and warning to the Romans was sounded in an address at the special audience granted to the newly-elected Mayor of Rome. Salvatore Rebbechini,......

We Appeal To The Conscience Of The World

Dr. Franz Ehard, Bavarian Prime Minister, appealed to the "Christian conscience of the whole world its his Christmas message to the Bavarien people, "The German people ie its......

The 1,049 American Catholic Hospitals To Get More Help

WASHINGTON. There is no question of the Government in the viinited States interfering with 1,049 Catholit hospitals, rather the question is to whether life for them may not be......