28th March 1947

28th March 1947
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U.s. Catholics Still Working For Imprisoned Archbishop

U.S. GOVERNMENT PRESSED FOR POSITIVE ACTION NOW TO SECURE THE RELEASE OF MGR. STEPINAC Demand For Investigation By U.N.O. Public opinion in the United States is being......

Tiie Pope To Rest

The Pope. whose health has not been good since he fell recently while walking in the Vatican gardens, will leave shortly for his residence at Castel Gandolfo, near Rome, where......

What ------we Think

THE rebignation of Mr. Arthur Bliss Lane, United States Ambassador in Poland, is a matter of more than passing Importance. That this should coincide with the resignation of Mr.......

Pope Warns Germans New Evils

Are Emerging To Follow Nazism " We are confident that the German Catholics will build up the front of resistance—the Christian vonscience—against their enemies and be prepared......

World Owes St., The Restoration Of The Shattere Abbey Of...

"Consider your fellowmen as Brothers in Christ; as members, regardless of race, nationality or social class, of one Christian family, and respect the dignity of both manual and......

The "cm." Adoption Scheme

Post Office Unhelpful The Post Office is not helping The Catholic Herald adoption scheme. One office had to be pretty well badgered into handing over the appropriate form " C,"......

General Marshall Insists On Defining Democracy In The...

The following despatch from Moscow dated March 17 is described as from a special correspondent of ihe N.C.W.C. News Service: The methods employed by the American Secretary of......

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Letters

PRESS APOSTOLATE SIR, — One of the greatest influences at work to-day is the written word. This materialistic age has produced numerous newspapers and other publications which......

This Present Discontent

Front Father Owen F. Dudley is manifest that recent events have severely shaken confidence in the Socialist Government that in a moment of folly and unreasoning disgruntlement......

The Christian Alternative

Sia,—In your issue of March 7, Fr. Gerard Kelly seeks for information concerning the applicability of the doctrine of sharing in the profits of production as enjoined by Pope......

' Points From Let Ters Basic English Apologetics The Best...

translation I know of Catholic doctrine into non-theological terms is A Map of Life, by F. J. Sheet] (Sheed and Ward), Also recommended: Words of Life, by C. C. Martindale......

Answers

Can a convert Jew become a priest or enter a religious Order? Yes: like all converts who have " professed " a non-Catholic religion. Jews are subject to a " canonical......

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Making The Way Of The Jerusalem

Cr o ss by DAVID ABED TO-DAY is Friday, and as three o'clock approaches, we join a small band of the faithful, headed by Franciscan Friars, the Guar/diens of the Holy Land,......

Earth And Ourselves

Cowslips THE Ice Age left us with a bare and shrivelled waste in place of a garden: the grass was brown, the shrubs were shrivelled, and our thuya hedges looked as if a......

The Liturgy Of The Passion

A broadcast talk on the litur g y of Passiontide and Easter will be given on Tuesday at 3.30 p.m. in the Home Service by Fr. Clifford Howell, S.T., illustrated with music.......

Feminine Forum

1 Lady Clara-1947 CONWAY By GRACE 1 By GRACE...

By Grace

Lady Clara Vere de Vere If time be heavy on your hands Are there no beggars at your gates Nor any poor about your lands? T HE descendant of Tennyson's heartless " daughter of a......

The P Laint Of The Dying - Christ O Man, I Suffer Here

for thee, Behold if any grief there be Like to the grief that whelmeth Me! In death vicarious I cry To thee. to thee; and nailed on high I bear the dread extremity, gr a eat......

Nasty Cough

not a proper night's rest for a fortnight, then • " completely cured" u r was suffering from a severe chill which settled on my chest with a nasty hard cough. For a fortnight I......

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The Lesson Of Holy Week

T HE late Pope, Pius XI, pointed out on one occasion that contemporary Catholics were privileged to have been born into the world at a moment of such great opportunity for the......

"pravda Mater Cclesi E A''

L AST week there was pub lished in the Osservatore Romano the Apostolic Constitution, " Provide Mater Ecclesia," which defines, governs and secures the third and latest of the......

Questions Of The Week

Ely Michael de la illedoyere Catholics v. Communists —A Warning THOSE in close touch with I trends of opinion in America appreciate the fact that very great changes indeed......

Catholic Profiles : 96 I

DR. F. SHERWOOD TAYLOR FRANK Sherwood Taylor was born in 1897 and was received into the Church in 1941. He was appointed in 1940 Curator of the Museum of the History of......

A Layman's Pulpit

The Wisdom of the Cross HE Cross suggests something Interpreted in the light of current history, the Cross. so far from being a sign of impatient fanaticism, is seen to express......

Kalendall March 30-april 5

Sunday. March 30. Palm Sunday. (Purple.) Monday, March 31. Feria. (Purple.) Tuesday, April 1. Feria. (Purple.) Wednesday. April 2. Feria. (Purple.) Thursday, April 3. Maunday......

In A Few Words

Consecration, Then and Now I DON'T know how long a modern I consecration of a bishop takes, but by a coincidence I happened to read on the day of the recent Birmingham......

Jotter

Wise and Otherwise "A love of railways is a gift, like a love of music."—Sohn Bet : lemon,...

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French Suppress U.s. Bishops' Statement

By MAX JORDAN While copious extracts from the statement issued on behalf of the American Bishops by the Adminisl trative Board of the N.C.W.C.. on the occasion of their last......

"christian Action In Public Affairs" Makes Progress

During their Easter vacation Oxford undergraduates will sell copies of the report of the Call To Christian Action in Public Affairs meeting held in Oxford last December. '' If......

This Monastery Is A Refuge From The Earthly Paradise

Nestled high in the Carpathian hills near Michalovce, at the easternmost outpost of Slovakia, is a church and mission of the Eastern Rite Redemptorists. There countless......

Can You Convert , Fifteen Persons?

" If during his lifetime every Catholic would gain 15 converts to the Church—that is, on the average, one about every five years—the conversion of our country would be......

Papal Constitution For " Secular Institutes"

Describing it as an " historical document," Osservatore Romano has published the full text of the Apostolic Constitution. Provida Mater Ecclesia, about secular institutes and......

People Seem To Be Turning Anti Chrisiian And Becoming...

BY A STAFF REPORTER A German woman, Mrs. Maria Bradford, living in London and married to an Englishman, has just returned from her first visit in ten years to her home, where......

Ottawa Prepares For Marian Congress 1 1 Our Illustration...

architects ' model of the giant outdoor altar to be erected for the Marian Congress at " n : Ottawa, June 18 22 wil l structure feet long, 155 feet high at the tower, and on......

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Major Douglas' Penny-dreadful

EcoNomics Many reader; s t e . em to f look 4 0 . n Soc F ial th Cred c it as the the Catholic Social Guild, takes a poor view of the contributions of Major Douglas, its......

Newman's Approach To Belief

Philip Flanagan, D.D. (Sands 12s. 6d.) Reviewed by HERBERT KELDANY BEFORE his death in the early 'eighties,• W. G. Ward, who did not always see eye to eye with Cardinal......

A Breviary Of Conduct

Henri' Davis, Si. (Sheed and Ward: Four Volumes: 50s. net.) Reviewed by IVOR DANIEL THE re-issue of this invaluable compendium in these difficult days proves that it is......

Films By Grace Conway

Oh, Or. Crosby ! BING '•. fans," lining up to see his latest Welcome, Stranger! (CARLTON) will find him teamed with Barry Fitzgerald in an unabashed duplicate of Going My Way.......

Theatre Damaris

TIAMARIS was a lady convert of St: Paul. The play, Damaris, at the STRATFORD THEATRE ROYAL is a very edifying parable about what happens to jealous, aggressive and lustful......

Ballet

Le Lac des Cygnes A BEAUTIFUL production, new and inspiring at the ADELPHI. Mona Inglesby has captured the whole soul and subtlety of this strenuous role, in such a way as to......

Garden

CUE FROM THE WEATHER A S the year is so late in developing we may risk much that other wise would be unprofitable. Later transplanting of vegetables for spring use (like spring......

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Our Catholicism Is Half-hearted Fr. Ripley Tells Loa.

From Our Own Correspondent "Ours is nozt a healthy state: we are diseased: we are in peril; against integral paganism we are pitting a deformed, maimed, half-hearted......

Prinknash Adopts Farnborough

Inconsequ ence of the greatly reduced number of the present community at St. Michael's, Farnborough, writes the Abbot of Prinknash, the English Province of the Cassinese......

Small Parishes Combine For Tenebrae

For the past few years mixed choirs from the parishes of Barnes and Mortlake have got together and with the help of neighbouring clergy, organised by Canon Cahill, of Southwark......

Persons And I 3 Laces

FR. BECK'S MILKY WAY WAS WATERY Wearing waders, piloting an assault boat, Fr. Andrew Beck, Headmaster of the Becket School, delivered newspapers and milk to Nottingham families......

Wales Hasanew Bishop Mgr. Petit Consecrated

By FRANK .1. DOOLIN Papal Rag and Welsh flag flew side by side for the first time since the Reformation, over a municipal building in Llandudno, North Wales on Tuesday last,......

A Message To The Welsh

His LordThip Bishop Petit, writes C.H. Stall Reporter, Frank Doolin, gave me the following message for Menevia. " My wish to the people is that the Bishop, clergy and people......

Ecclesiastical And Other Information

BISHOPS' • ' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: March 28. St. Michael's, Hounslow: Administers the Sacrament of Confirmation, 7.30 p.m.......

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Irish News Letter

The Evils Of Partition By the EARL OF WICKLOW The hope of ending Partition is much to the fore in this country at the moment, and much encouragement has been given by the......

Cracks In Wall Of The Vatican

' The picture shows a section of the walls of the Vatican in which, recently, serious cracks have occurred. Traffic was slopped in the adjoining road and people from nearby......

Spanish News Letter

Mime Of The Passion Rouses Great Interest From Our Correspondent in Spain Spain has an interesting visitor at the moment, and, thank goodness, one who has come without any......

Second Roman Prince Dies Within 10 Days

A few days after the death of the doyen of the Roman nobles, Prince Marcantonio Colonna, first Gentleman-in-Waiting at the Papal Throne, there comes news of the death of the......

Russia 'waiting For Atom Bomb Secret

—says U.S. Jesuit Characterising President Truman's call for aid to Greece and Turkey as a preventive against colonisation of the world IV Communist aggression and a cardinal......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. The Holy Father has received in private audience recently: Cardinals Marchetti Salvaggiani, Carlo Rossi, Nicola Canali, Frederico Tedeschini,......

Special Audiences. The Holy Father Has Also Received In...

audience : -Mgr. Laroche, Senior Chaplain to French Catholic railWay workers ; Mgr. Giacomo Testa, Apostolic Delegate in Greece ; Fr. Leo Ha lleron ; Fr. Hirsch ; Fr. Maned......

How To Break Down

CATARRH and clear COLDS To break down catarrh, and dear colds, you must do three things—clear congestion of nose and throat, disinfect inflamed tissues, and tone up mucous......

Limbs Swollen With Rheumatism

Persevered with KruschenIs Now Free from Pain She had suffered so long that she thought she would never get better. Then she was persuaded to take Kru3chen. Now read . what she......