28th November 1969

28th November 1969
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World Appeal To Renounce Germ Warfare

BY A STAFF REPORTER A WORLD-WIDE campaign to highlight the dangers of stockpiling gas and germ-utrrying missiles Will soon be under way after a London conference on chemical......

M.p.s Urge Abortion Act Inquiry

M ORE than 1(X) M.P.s this week tabled a motion in the House of Commons calling for an independent inquiry into the workin g of the 1967 Abortion Act and its effect on the le g......

Refugees Total 17m.

and still rising FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT ?THERE are about 17,300,000 refugees in the world today, an increase of 100,0(10 over 1%8. More than 7,100,000 are in Asia and......

Requiem Mass For Wyndham Lewis

TA B. Wyndham Lewis, who ti-o• died aged 78 last week. was Vice-President of the Catholic Writers' Guild and a member of the Keys. These organisations have arranged for a......

Muggeridge Wants £3,000 From You Malcolm Mug Geridge...

an appeal to CATHOLIC HERALD readers for £3,000 to buy an ambulance for Mother Teresa and her Missionaries of Charity in Calcutta. On page four this week he writes a letter to......

Be Alive To Modern World Dangers, Pope Warns Nuns

CORRESPONDENT gious superiors were told by the Pope last week to welcome renewal, but to be on their g uard a g ainst g ivin g in to the "modern mentality" which could lessen......

Cardinal To Open

new TV centre BY A STAFF REPORTER N EW head q uarters for Catholic TV and radio trainin g and development in Britain are bein g opened and blessed on Sunday by Cardinal Gray.......

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Steering Through The Verbiage, By Archbishop Mu Rp

BY A STAFF REPORTER A DVICE to Catholics on the right course to steer through the multiplicity of deliberations of religious and secular conferences, and on the need to "tune......

Ulster Prime Minister Gives Political Violence Warning

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT C ATHOLICS in Northern Ireland would be welcome as active members of the Unionist party, with equal rights and "to be considered" for party office......

Inter-faith Talks On Future Of Humanity

BY A STAFF REPORTER A N attempt to organise dialogue on a new ley between Christians. Hindus, Buddhists an Moslems will be made early next year at a cot ference under the......

M.p.s Praise Tv Sex Films

B.B.C.'s projected sex education films for eight and nine - year - olds to be shown neat spring has been favourably commented on by two Catholic M.P.s from an all-party group......

`sign-in' Absurd, Says Enoch Powell

M R. ENOCH POWELL is among politicians and churchmen who are opposing next month's National Sign-In on world poverty and development organised jointly by all the Churches and......

Death Of Wyndham-lewis

D B. WYNDHAM *LEWIS, the essayist and biographer. died at his home in Altea, Spain, last week. aged' 78, He founded the humorous Beachcomber column of the Daily Express which he......

Canon Shanahan

`ANON i HOMAS SHAN Al IAN. parish priest of 'tare's, Bradford. since 194-I, died aged 66 last week. Bishop Wheeler concelebrated Requiem Mass at St. Clare's hefore the......

Worthwhile Waiting

A LL Of us, I suppose, find that much of our life la spent just waiting. We wait at bus stops and on railway stations, often feeling dull, empty, and irritated by what seems a......

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Wanted —a Mission To Biafra

'THERE is an unnerving stillness about Group A Captain Leonard Cheshire: the gentle bloodymindedness of the abnormally sane—who only understand the impossible and even at times......

Paula Davies Meets—

The Rev. and the Rockers :THE Rev. Graham Hullett, with ginger sideburns and blue jeans, is host at the 20,000-strong 59 Club. It was started 10 years ago with 100 members,......

Douglas Brown At—

A FAMILY OCCASION IN ROME TINE Sunday morning, dur‘-ar ing that Bishops' Synod, Cardinal Heenan concelebrated Mass in English in his own titular Roman church of San Silvestro.......

Maureen Maureen

VINCENT finds NEW IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS W HEN it conies to choosing Christmas presents we all like to think that we can find something which is just that little bit out of the......

The Signs -2

IN addition to complete dom and correct motivation, Vatican 2 insists that other signs must also be present before a desire for the priesthood can be considered as a genuine......

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Africa Needs Europe

T HE picture Africa presents today must trouble the consciences of the European Powers who once held high responsibility there. We made a lot of profit out of Africa, and......

Not Aid , But Trade

The tragedy is that the more one gets to know the African peoples, the more one discovers their stupendous quality, the moral values they could bring to world society, the zest......

Am I A Priest?

. THERE has been sufficient talk about crisis in the Church. It has become a conventional subject of secular "news" with a vocabulary of its own. Simple things have been oddly......

The Moral Breakdown Of An Army

B Y a curious irony the triumph of American technology on the moon was matched within hours by the revelations of the moral breakdown of the United States army at Pinkville in......

A Special Plea From Malcolm Muggeridge

Dar Readers. I hope as many of you as possible will tune in for SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL FOR GOD. a documentary about Mother Teresa and her Missionaries of Charity. the work they do......

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Authority, Natural Aw And Source Df The Truth

EIILDA GRAEF (November 4) has raised a number of important questions about the nature of papal , teachrig which were not fully covered in the article by Archbishop Murphy. May I......

Zernember Icribes Pharisees

tilISS HILDA GRAEF, in y her letter of November 4 criticising Archbishop Murphy. speaks of "modern aity far better instructed than heir forebears." The Scribes and Pharisees......

The Church And The Second Sex

I WOULD like to comment -Ion Mrs. P. A. Barham's letter (November 14) with regard to women readers and their position in the Church in general. Let me assure her that I, a born......

When The Crying

HAS TO STOP M ARY O'CONNOR (November 21) might well wonder why Cardinal Heenan was drowned by the noise of two small babies. When do they ever get the chance to be heard above......

A March

without banners 1 is clear there are at least II some Catholics who dearly wish to see an honoured and secure place found for the I ridentine" Mass as a permitted alternative......

Plenty More For This Bandwaggon

I AM interested in Norman St. John-Stevas' suggestion (November 14) of a counselling service for priests and religious who have renounced their vocation or are thinking of doing......

Do We Overprotect Pupils In Our Catholic Schools?

M AY I fully support David Hayes' letter of November 14 on secondary education? As a Catholic I was educated at State schools and there arc definite advantages being educated......

When Boys Join The Services

M R. ROY HATTERSLEY, the Minister of Defence for Administration, issued a statement on November 13 about junior recruiting which was intended to reassure the ptiblic. A......

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How To Do What

BOOKS that tell children how to do things, that suggest further things to be interested in, have to be practical but not dull, exciting but not far-fetched. Too solid hooks of......

A Way To Stop The Gaudy

horrors from creeping in Reviewed by ISABEL QUIGLY PICTURE books for very small children may look expensive. but at an age when visual taste is being formed, visual imagination......

Tricky In Translation

TRANSLATING chil dren's books is trickier than translating almost anything. because children don't make an adult's allowances for differences and oddities. Jacqueline ('ervon's......

Parents And Grown-ups

keep out by BARBARA HAMILTON-SMITH Untamed by H. M. Pee (Harrap 18s.) Island Boy by Margare Mackay (Harrap 15s.) Turf's Papa by Elizabeth Bor ton de Trevino (Gollanc 21s.)......

Greene At His Best As An Entertainer

by ELIZABETH JENNINGS Travels With My Aunt by Graham Greene tBodley Head, 30s.) O NE indication of a great writer, whether poet or novelist. is that he can write greatly and......

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Situation Vacant

TELEVISION by H. R. F. Keating S ITUATION • Comedy, the humorous offering that depends not on individual jokes but on the comic situations which fictional characters get......

Could Be Good

Monday, ITV: "Root Of All Evil." Concealed under this heading Is a number of straight plays. This one by the sharp and distinguished Charles Wood is called "A Bit of a Holiday"......

Films By Freda Bruce Lockhart

F OND but hazy memories of Robert Donal. and Greer Garson made me take a little while to adust to James Hilton's Good-bye. Mr. Chips ("Li." Empire, Leicester Square). When Mr.......

First Welsh Ecumenical Centre Opened

T HE first ecumenical centre . in Wales was opened last week at Cwmbran New Town. Monmouthshire. Known as the Church Enquiry Centre, the building will he the headquarters of the......

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The Heart Of Rosedale

MOTORING through Pickering to Scarborough or Whitby it is worth while to turn aside to Rosedale and visit Lustingham, one of the cradles of Christianity in northern England. It......

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Italians Threaten To Boycott New Form Of Mass

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT C ONSERVATIVE Catholics are threatening to boycott the new form of Mass which starts in Italy on Sunday. 'I'he Rome newspaper Giornale d'holia......

Mass Change 'new Epoch' Says Pope

C HANGES in the Order of the Mass represent the ushering in of a "new epoch" in the life of the Church rather than the introduction of a new Mass, the Pope said last week,......

Requiem For Joe Kennedy

C A R r.,N AL CUSHING said Requiem Mass last week for the late Mr. Joseph P. Kennedy in St. Francis Xavier Church, Hyannis Port, Massacnusetts, the church where his widow, Mrs.......

Archbishop Condemns Apartheid

OUTH AFRICA'S policy of racial segregation was described as a betrayal of Christian teaching by Archbishop Hurley of Durban in a pastoral letter read in all churches of the......

10 Killed In Orphanage Collapse

A T least nine Vietnamese children and a Chinese girls teacher were crushed to death when a three-storey orphanage run by Catholic missionaries on the outskirts of Saigon......

Preventing Cbw Arms Race

IF an arms race in chemi cal and biological weapons (CBW) is to be avoided scientists must shun working for such projects. protest to their Governments and help counter the......

Losing War Against Hunger

DEVELOPING nations which did not link up birth control programmes with their food production efforts were fighting a losing war against hunger, according to a I l.S.......

K Atican Warning On Journalists' Attitudes

FROM ALAN McELWA1N IN ROME J OURNALISTS accredited to the Holy Sec who show an "incorrect attitude" to the Pope, the Holy See or the Church may have their accreditation......

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Minister Of Sport Opens Barrow Youth Centre

Al R. DL N IS 1 I()WE1.1., Minister of Sport, on Saturday opened :1 Catholic Youth Centre at Barrow-in-Furness at a ceremony during which Bishop Pearson, AUX Mary Bishop of......

Six - Fool Loaves At Fellowship Meeting I , Wo Loaves Of...

2 feet long were specially baked for a meeting between Catholics and Anglicans at All Saints' Church, Park Road, Peterborough. Canon F. Stallard, an Anglicon, and Fr. Harry......

L'riest Killed In Nigeria Honoured

A NEWLY ORDAINED priest who gave up his post-ordination holiday to work for the Save the Children Fund in Nigeria, and who died when his Land Rover hit a mine, was commemorated......