28th March 1969

28th March 1969
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I Three Defiant Dutch Priests Suspended

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HREE Dutch priests have been Utrecht after defying his ban on part in celebrating Mass. They had been told several times in recent weeks to stop......

Death Of Bishop Brunner

B ISHOP BRUNNER, the second English bishop to resign his Sec because of his age, died in Middlesbrough last Friday at the age of 79, less than two years after his resignation.......

Cardinal's Warning On Euthanasia Bill

BY A STAFF REPORTER A LTHOUGH the Voluntary Euthanasia Bill was rejected by the House of Lords, it would certainly not be abandoned by its sponsors, said Cardinal Heenan on......

Peruvian Bishop Resigns

FROM ALAN McE LWAIN IN ROME P OPE PAUL was reported to have received with consternation "mixed with dismay" the news that one of the Church's youngest bishops, 41-year-old......

Deaneries Could Be Action Centres

BY A STAFF REPORTER R EVIVAL of the deanery as an active mission centre — a living link between parish and district — could emerge from the work of the new Pastoral Council, set......

Public Fast Planned In Nottingham

By a Special Correspondent S OME Catholics are planning a fast in the Market Square at Nottingham and others are considering a demonstration march, as part of the campaign to......

Papal Gift For Heart Victim

DOPE PAUL has given a cheque for one million lire (£667) to a Rome housewife, Signora Valdivia Marino, 42, a heart disease victim, who has been told by her doctors she must fly......

`mao Cult Shows

need for dogma' FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT N international group of sociologists and theologians, meeting in Rome this week to analyse unbelief, wondered if such a thing......

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`biafra Moving Tow Arils Vietnam Situation'

Bishop Butler BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT C ALLS for a quick end to the Nigerian war came from Bishop Butler, Auxiliary Bishop of Westminster, and a number of other speakers at......

Compulsory Euthanasia Next M.p.

BY A STAFF REPORTER L EGAL recognition of voluntary euthanasia LEGAL be followed by pressure to extend its scope to deformed persons, imbeciles and eventually to the old and......

Fr. Cronin Of Strawberry Hill To Retire F R. Kevin Cronin,

Principal of St. Mary's College, Strawberry Hill, Twickenham. for 21 years is to retire at the end of August. His next appointment and the name of his successor at Strawberry......

Ambulance Gift For Colombia

A LAND ROVER specially equipped to act as an ambulance and a mobile dispensary in the difficult climatic conditions of Colombia, South America, was last week taken over by the......

Shelter Ahead Of Target

SHELTER. the National Campaign for the Homeless, launched just over two years ago. has exceeded its original target by about £250,000, bringing its total income to date to......

Cardinal Suenens To Preach In York Minster

C ARDINAL SUENENS, Archbishop of MalinesBrussels, will preach in York Minster on April 27 and unveil a plaque commemorating the Malines Conversations from 1921 and 1925 between......

Costs May Force Link Between Churches' Schools

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE question of combining Catholic schools with those of other Christian denominations should be considered in view of declining resources, said a......

Cardinal Leger Wins £20,000 Award

C ARDINAL LEGER, who resigned as Archbishop of Montreal to work among lepers in Africa, was named on Monday as this year's winner of the Royal Bank of Canada's £20.000 Tray Bank......

Minister Discusses R.i.

M R. EDWARD SHORT, Secretary of State for Education and Science, spent the weekend at Windsor with leading Christian educationists in a two-day discussion of religious education......

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30 Years An Anti-social Sentence

by Hugh Kay T HE 30-year "life" sen tences proposed for the Kray brothers prompted the usual outbursts. What was the use of maintaining men as vegetables at huge public......

New Bishop Believes In Innovation

T HE ordination of the new Archbishop of Tuam, Dr. Joseph Cunnane, opens the way for decisive developments in the Irish Church. Dr. Cunnane's special interest is in pastoral and......

Now A Conservatory Bathroom

" TEARS ago I used to go but it made me want to chuck everything out of my house and start all over again." "1 thought the whole show was terribly grotty this year. It didn't......

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A Pattern

for Popes U GANDA is an obvious focal point for the Pope's forthcoming visit to Africa. Its recent history makes it a leading example of the renascent Church in the emerging......

Preventing Excesses

!;.• A CARDINAL ARCHBISHOP unafraid to encourage experiment must not lack the courage to prevent excesses. Archbishop Alfrink of Utrecht lost no time in resorting to suspension......

Dying And Killing And The Teaching Of The Church

I HAVE no wish to appear -IL either as an avant-gardeist or as an integralist, nor to involve myself in an argument about what teaching is and what is not infallible. But I......

A Battle Won But Not The War

by Norman St. John-Stevas THIS week the Euthanasia Bill sponsored by Lord Raglan and others in the Upper House has duly been defeated, but we should make no mistake about it:......

The Priest Who Knew How To Die

DESMOND 7y 1 ALBROIN F R. Terence Corrigan, the former chaplain to Sheffield University, was a priest who not only knew how to live: he knew how to die. Cancer claimed him at......

Stabat Mater

by Fr. P. J. TANSEY A T the foot of the cross, Mary stands. For what? Two words from Christ characterise her role in the history of salvation: "Woman" and "Mother." Without the......

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Schools, Mass

AND MISSALS I SHOULD be g rateful if -11you would g ive me space to put forward three su gg estions, the product of an analysis of the difficulties I encounter in livin g as an......

Are Parents Apathetic?

T . FIND it amazing that the 1 article on Catholic schools in your issue of February 28 did not provoke more correspondence than the sin g le letter published on March 14. Is......

Criticism Of Bishops O Ne Reads With Dismay And Very Deep

concern the views of a handful of disg runtled priests, g iven in answer to a questionnaire on the election and appointment of bishops, published in your issue of March 14.......

Parishes

for class distinction IN your front pa g e report of -IMarch 7 on Church Planning you state that some priests advocate the settin g up of parishes on sociological lines rather......

Educated Clergy?

ITH reference to the q uery of Constance Holt in your March 14 issue, "Can anybody yet say we have an educated laity?" may I q uote a point (in the same issue of your paper)......

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Conjugal Rights And Commonsense

by IVOR BROWN Marriage and Divorce. Edited by Christopher Macy. (Pemberton hooks 9s. 6d.) A MID 'the gab' at Westminster there always seems to be a new Divorce Bill in order......

Counsels For The Catechist

by Fr. JOHN PERRY Teaching Religion to Adolescents by Pierre Babin and J. P. Bagot (Burns & Oates 12s.) IT seems hardly possible that -Iso much could be included in such a......

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Not Drop-outs—walk-outs

A MID all the banalities the box bestows on us— and enthusiast though I am for the fearful machine I must admit that the majority of its output is banal — last week was lighted......

Diana Rigg On The Assassination Trail

BASIL DEARDEN and Michael Relph have a respected director writer partnership in British films. For over 30 years they have turned out fair films on topical themes. There was......

Easter At Mize

E VERY year, at Easter, hundreds of pilgrims from numerous European countries, including an encouragingly large number of young people. come to Taize to pray for unity between......

Problems Of The Disabled

D ISABLED people, their problems and achievements, and the battles, some won, some still being waged, by research teams, doctors and scientists on their behalf, form the subject......

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Catholic Primary School For Malden At Last

A FTER 30 years of en-' deavour a new Catholic primary school Corpus Christi, Malden, Surrey has been officially opened by Archbishop Cowderoy of Southwark, who blessed the......

Cardinal Remembers Mother Dympna

C ARDINAL HEENAN was not invited to the celebration of the diamond jubilee of Mother Dympna Fox of the Faithful Companions of Jesus, but he came and concelebrated Mass for the......