28th November 1947

28th November 1947
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No Civil War In France

Catholic Influences In The New Government By HENRI ROLLET There is no serious danger of civil war in France. There is, on the contrary, a wide expectation that the new......

Attack On Protestant Churches In Spain Work Of Catholic...

By A STAFF REPORTER The recent vandalistic attacks against a Protestant Church in Madrid and another in Barcelona must be attributed to internal politics. They are not part of a......

Three " Moscow Widowers " Are Catholics

By a Staff Reporter Three of the twelve ex-Service men who are trying to get their wives out of Russia are Catholics, and were married in Moscow's only Catholic church, the......

Czech Bishops Protest To President

Mgr. Reran, Archbishop of Prague, headed a delegation of Catholic Bishops of Czechoslovakia which called, on Friday last, on the President of the Republic, Dr. Benes, to protest......

The " S.o.s."

Is Full Of Enthusiasm By a Staff Reporter Only about 250 people attended the Annual General Meeting of the Sword of the Spirit Movement held in Westminster Hall on Saturday......

The Princess's Wedding Day Is Kept In Rome

The English Catholic colony in Rome and Vatican City celebrated the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip with solemn High Mass at the Beda College for the intentions......

I First Yankee In I St. Peter ' S

The colossal statue of St. Frances Cabrini, first Amen. can citizen to be canonized, erected in St. Peter's. The statue weighs 15 tons and is 18 feet high. It will be blessed......

Next Week's Features

COLM BROGAN on Stalin's life written by Trotsky. SPECIAL ARTICLE by Dr. Marinoff with picture for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception....

George Cross Island's Premier On His Plans

By a Staff Reporter " Providence seems to have decreed that the island of shall walk hand in hand with Britain—now that we have Malta gained So said Dr. Paul Boffa, first......

The Pope Returns To Rome

The Pope appeared on the balcony of his palace at Castel Gandolfo on Sunday evening last to say farewell to 2,000 of the townspeople. The Pope received from the people the......

20,000 Belgians Demand The

RETURN OF KING LEOPOLD From Our Own Correspondent BRUSSELS. More than 20,000 persons in the most imposing rally of its kind in Belgium up to the present time, meeting in......

Spy Story Was Cover For Murder

In comment on a broadcast by the Belgrade radio regarding the alleged discovery of a secret radio station in the Convent of St. Anthony in Pola, reprinted in some English......

No Consistory Until Next Spring

There will be no Consistory for the creation of new Cardinals until .next spring, according to Vatican officials quoted by news agencies. Against reports that a new South......

Two M.p.s Attack The Partition Of Ireland

By Staff Reporters Two Catholic Labour M.P.s spoke out strongly against the partition of Ireland on Sunday last. Mr. R. R. Stokes (Ipswich) spoke in Glasgow and Mr. Hugh Delargy......

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The Moral Of Atrocities

SIR,-Without being so presumptuous as to enter into an argument with a celebrated controversialist or a distinguished officer, I feel 1 ought to answer the challenge given me by......

G.k.c. Society

Stit,—May I humbly, but most enthusiastically support the proposal of "Convert Ex-Clergyman" to found a Chesterton Society ? The ignorance of G.K.'s works (except, perhaps, for......

For Catholic Employers

Six,—There has been a large and most encouraging response to my recent appeal to Catholic employers and managers, and we have now decided to call a preliminary meeting with the......

1 Points From Let Ters Adoption I Should Like To Appeal

to readers of THE CATHOLIC HERALD to become " Aunts " and " Uncles " to orphans in Catholic homes and institutions. To "adopt " them not in the le g al sense but to write them......

Answers

My father voluntarily entered a private mental Immo and died of " senile decay." Will this debar my admission to • religions Order? We think not ; apply to the Order you have......

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Light In The Darkness

THIS article is going to be very much in the first pzrson singular ; for I am going to say quite freely just what I think. It will take a somewhat different line from the......

Films By Grace Conway

An Honest Picture pSYCHO-ANALYSIS and the practice of psychiatry have given Hollywood material for many a film. In fact, in one of their recent ones, The Big heart, where a......

Theatre

THE DEAR DEPARTED Canaries Sometimes Sing at the Gowns. is a period piece, nostalgically recalling the dear. dead days of eggs, butter, potatoes, wine and good beer, in the......

You May Find Your Christmas Gift Book Here

The Spear of Gold. By H. A. Rein hold. (Burns Oates, 16s.) The Apocalypse of St. John. By R. J. Loenertz. (Sheed and Ward, 8s. 6d.) The Kingdom of Promise. By Dyson and Jones.......

Garden

POTATOES! T HE fine summer gave us fruit, but cut down potatoes I In view of what has happened, I recommend growers to buy in some artichokes. These are not as popular as......

The Ideal Christmas Gift

Is a Subscription to the European Edition or this international Catholic Magazine You will be amazed at the Hanseatic variety of information contained in it. Every month there......

... Family Matters

I by I by I Plzilomenal Years Younilif! nNE of the youngest women 1 know is well over sixty, and she puts her youth and good spirits down to the fact that al her life she......

Kellogg's All-bran Keeps Me Regular

"My job doesn't allow for much exercise, and also I've often to scamp my meals. Living like that, of course I became constipated. I loathed it feeling right. Imagine how......

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Questions Of The Week

Monarchy and the World Conflict By Michael de la Bedoyere OVER the past months the Bel glans have been feeling ever more keenly the disastrous nature of the proceedings which......

I Catholic Profiles:1321

"THE White Queen," as she has been called, lives in the heart of Soho. Her palace is in Dean Street, an Adams house which once had a cockpit in the basemerit, where Regency......

All Sorts Fr '

By Bernard Basset, S.J., Latin Quickies C . L. (Kensington): "I do not believe that the use of Latin ever kept anyone from church. but some people might use it as an excuse."......

Catholic Workers' Notebook

JUSTICE FOR YOUTH THE Young Communist League a held a " mock trial " in Kingsway Hall last Saturday, when London's Youth were actused of wasting leisure tune in dance halls and......

Your Daily Mass Guide

Nov. 30-Dec. 6 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 30. 1st Sunday in Advent. 2nd coll. of Our Lady. 3rd Eoclesiae or the Pope. Pref, of the Trinity. (Violet.) MONDAY, DECEMBER 1. St. Andrew.......

N A Few Words

Charlie Chaplin's Parable INTRIGUED by the notices and inspired by remembrances of past glories. 1 went to my first film for some months and saw Charlie Chaplin's Monsieur......

The Need For An Act Of Contrition

T HE Big Four Conference inevitably poses the problem : what of the future relations between the Two Worlds. the world of the West and the world of the East? This is certainly......

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Make Your Profession A Vocation

CARDINAL GRIFFIN TELLS TEACHERS By a Staff Reporter "The education of a child belongs primarily to the parents and it has its foundations deep in the family circle." Speaking......

Grail Launch Work Campaign

The way people work depends upon their attitude towards work and the attitude depends upon their understanding of the purpose of work. The whole person, his mind, his soul and......

Presentation To Dr. Orchard

A presentation was made to the Rev. Dr. William Orchard, on Monday, his 70th birthday, in London. Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, telegraphed his greetings and the......

Polish Yodth Want Home For Christmas

The Polish Merchant Navy School has 250 Catholic orphan boys who have been brought to this country from the Middle and Far East to train for the British Merchant Navy. The......

Non-paid Labour Helps To Build Reading Church

By a Staff Reporter The parish of Christ the King, Reading, where there is as yet no church, has just been granted permission to build to the extent of £1,500, provided......

Sch:ol Choirs Compete At Plain Chant Festival

A choir of " under elevens," singing "Virgo Dei Genetrix," was the highlight of a successful plain chant festival, held at St. Angela's Ursulinc Convent, Forest Gate, recently.......

Bristol A.c.t.u. Protest To The Prime Minister

At a meeting held by Catholic trade unionists in Bristol, a resolution, expressing indignation at the out-of-date legislation which prohibits the use of Territorial Titles by......

Ex-servicemen's Home Makes Wedding Gift To Princess...

The future of St. David's Home, Ealing—the only Catholic home for totally disabled ex-Servicemen—under the Health Service Act, was discussed by Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of......

I Miss Mollie Hewett I

(Continued from page 4) club's preservation, for the survival of so many of its members, and to offer prayers for those who died in battle. In peace her work continues. Walk up......

Ecclesiastical And Otiier Information

St. Michael and All Angels in the church of Our Holy Redeemer, Cheyne Row, Chelsea, at 7 p.m. • St. Joan's Alliance On Wednesday, December 10, St. Joan's Social and Political......

Bishops' Engagements Westminster

For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: November 28. Walsall: Attends Provost Yeo's jubilee celebrations. November 30. Convent of the Daughters of Mary, Cottesmore......

Missioners To Give Special Sermons In Portsmouth

Priests from the Catholic Missionary Society will give a series of Advent sermons in the blitzed Portsmouth Cathedral on each Sunday in Advent, at 6.30 p.m. The theme of the......

War Memorial Unveiled At Battersea Church

The solemn unveiling of the New War Memorial, in the Church of the Sacred Heart at Battersea, to the memory of those whit died through enemy action during the war of 1939 - 45,......

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The Work Of Christian Lay Folk Is Bright Spot In Darkest...

By GRACE CONWAY "If there is any courage and hope in Germany to day, it is largely concentrated in the men and women who are doing the social work of the Christian Church."......

U.s. Catholics A Ppeal Against Dismantling Of German...

Several well-known and influential American Catholics are among the signers of an appeal issued against dismantling German factories at the present time. Among the Catholics,......

Fathers Of Big Families Want More Votes

From a Special Correspondent BRUSSELS. Belgian fathers of large families think they are getting a raw deal from the Government. A mass meeting of over 30,000 fathers of large......

They Came Safely Through Last Winter—they're Ready For...

too ANOTHER winter is almost on 11 us now. How bad is it to be this time? Grannie and Madge ate ready for the worst. This year. as usual, they're taking Scott's Emulsion every......

Health Bill, Northern Ireland

BISHOP BIDS CATHOLICS TAKE UP THE CHALLENGE By the EARL OF WICKLOW Catholics in the Six Counties are gravely concerned about the new Health Services Bill, which, as is the way......

We Are Complacent About Communist Danger In Europe

—SAYS IRISH BISHOP "In this country we are, I am afraid, very complacent about the dangers which confront Christian &trope, and do not realise how great and urgent the crisis......

To This

LISTEN Imperialistic Communism, went on to say that anxiety weighed heavy on the Pope. The Pope, said Dr. Browne, saw a fierce and determined effort on the part of atheistic......

Evening Service For St. Andrew's-tide From St. Joseph's...

Hill, conducted by Fr. P. i. Morris, D.D. Sermon by Fr. Thomas McLaughlin, D.D. November 30, 7.45 p.m. Home Service. SCHUBERT'S MASS in E flat. The B.B.C. Symphony Orchestra......

Why Archbishop Roberts Spoke "off The Record"

By FRANK DOOLIN Advantages of being a staff reporter for a newspaper with a world-wide circulation are many. This week, however, I discovered one of the disadvahtages. Too many......

Indian Catholic Leader\calls For "peace Squads Fp...

to Catholics and other Indian Christians to form " peace squads " to aid government authorities in stopping riots between Moslems on the one hand and Hindus and Sikhs on the......

Cardinal " Harun-al-rashid "

From a Special Correspondent BUDAPEST. Among the poor people of Hungary Cardinal Mindszenty has a popular nick-name, strangely removed from that of Archbishop of Esztergom and......

Feb. 29, 1918 Children's Day

A number of prominent American Catholics both clerical and lay, are among those who favour giving the leap year's " extra day " to the children of Europe. Thirty member......

Here Is A New Kind Of Picket

Members of the Catholic War Veterans' Association in Rochester, New York, picket a theatre showing the film " Forever Amber," condemned by the Legion of Decency, and the suhject......

American Cardinal Calls His Boycott

PHILADELPHIA Cardinal Dougherty, Archbishop of Philadelphia, has, according to his threat, instructed parish priests in his Archdiocese to proclaim a one-year boycott against......

The Pope Thanks Americans

ROME, " We would tell you how consoled and grateful we are for the bounteous and never-failing assistance you have given us for our crusade of world-wide charity. Your......

Cgothits9 He Alin9 A N Ti Se Ptie

The famous triple-action of the six active medicaments in Zam-Buk makes this grand herbal ointment the stand-by in millions of homes. Zam-Buk quickly clears rashes, pimples and......