29th August 1947

29th August 1947
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There Was No' Soutane

Plot -SAY S By M. MASSZAN1 What had been described as the "plot of the convents " was adjudicated this week before the correctional tribunal of Paris. Twelve priests were......

The Continuing Persecution In Titoland

Two Priests Attacked—One Killed —Body Of Third Found Naked Another priest, Fr. Miro Bulositch, was murdered by Tito's organised Cornmunist anti-God gangs on Sunday last in the......

First Steps In Cause Ot Fr. Foucauld Completed

An ecclesiastical tribunal which has been meeting at Ghardaia, an oasis in the Sahara desert, has closed the first part of the process for the beatification of Fr. Cliarles de......

Can You Get A Displaced Person As A Domestic Servant?

Can you get a Displaced Person as a domestic servant? This is the question which has been vexing Lieut.-General Sir Frederick Morgan. General Morgan, though, as our readers......

This Week's Questionnaire

WHAT ARE the Volksdeutsche? Why, and where, do they constitute a problem?—Page 3. WHO WROTE "St. Pancras' Pavements." Is it about a borough or a railway station?—Page 4. WHAT is......

Egypt's Papal Envoy English White Father

The Pope has appointed Mgr. Arthur Hughes the first Vatican Diplomat accredited to Egypt with the title of Internuncio. This news was published in the Osservatare Romano of......

The Crisis And The Manpower Problem—" C.ii." Enquiry —no. 3

WHY ARE MINES THE WEAK LINK IN CHAIN OF The Catholic Herald presents NATIONAL RECOVERY ? FEATURES The Communist General Secretary of National Union of Mineworkers Knows the......

Features Future Plans

"The Catholic Herald " has been considering for some time ways and means of adapting itself yet more closely to the needs of the public in these troubled and anxious time s ,......

Berlin's Cardinal To Visit England

Cardinal Von Preysing, Bishop of Berlin, will visit Engand in the near future, following an invitation from Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster. The two Cardinals met......

The Miners Themselves Say . . .

By a Staff Reporter In and around the County of Durham, amongst the biggest of Britain's coal-mining centres, the men are not only willing, but anxious to do their utmost to......

No Thanks ... Ill

stick to myowi* "I don't want to be rude, old chap, but Wills's Cut Golden Bar is one tobacco that men remain faithful to. No chopping or changing, or trying different brands.......

He Blamed Himself—afterwards

(A TRUE INCIDENT m A SHOPPING STREET, T'HIG SPRING) How many traffic mistakes can you spot in this picture ? Together, they cost the boy a leg. He will never ride again. To......

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Letters

EUROPE AND AMERICA Sia, — The antithesis between ' cultured Europe ' and ignorant America ' is, I believe, unfortunate even it it were true; and in my recent foreign mission I......

"black Narcissus"

SIR.—Your correspondent " Regular Reader " speaks of the wrong impression which the film " Black Narcissus" gives to non-Catholics who think that it is based on Catholic......

Problems Of Conversion

[We are always receiving letters bearing in some way on the problem of the Recovery of Christianity and the specific conversion of our own country. A few appear below. We hope......

' Points From Letters The Catholic Parents'

Association, Poplar The present state of the Adoption Scheme is very disturbing to us who, whilst not adopting any parish or school, have sent over 150 parcels to all and......

Socialisation Of Britain

Frani the Earl of Wicklow Stat,—I was much struck by Mr. Coins Brogan's extremely able letter in THE CATHOLIC HERALD, dealing with the socialisation of Britain. May I suggest......

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Is This Why You Are

const i pated? H EADACHY? Run down? Depressed? The trouble may well be traced to common constipation. But do you know the - ause of this wretched complaint? It's generally......

Mr. Priestley's " Linden Tree"

ENGLAND to-day and the Eng lish are the subject of Mr. J. B. Priestley's new play, The Linden Tree "(DuckiEss).* It is a good play, profound and a little. wrong-headed in......

Garden

SOWING MORE SEEDS 'FAST week we conc,entrated on the main supplies foe winter and spring. This time we can look around at one or two of the extras. If your perpetual spinach......

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Must be Prepaid MINIMUM SPACE LI words. Please Send CORRECT AMOUNT and 6d. EXTRA (for postages) if using a BOX NUMBER. Births-Birthday Greetings-Coming-Of......

Ethel Mannin Visits

A BRITISH D.P. CAMP IN AUSTRIA WHEN I called on the Friends' Relief Service team in Vienna, and mentioned my interest in the Displaced Persons' problem, they suggested that I......

Films By Grace Conway

Technique Before Glamour IS the sun setting at last on vacant glamour and rising on utilitarian technique? Judging by recent pictures, the answer seems to be Yes. And the......

Gramophone Recordings

H.M.V. De Sabata conducts the Symphony Orchestra of the Augusteo, Rome, in "The Fountains of Rome " (Respighi); Sir Thomas Beecham conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in......

Bruce Marshall's New Novel Mr. Nruce Marshall's New...

Red Danube. which will be published in England, in November, by Messrs Constable, is the August choice of the U.S. Book of the Month Club. In America the book bears the title......

Classifieds (contd.)

SITUATIONS VACANT A !TRACTIVE careers as medical secretary OA receptionists dtelitian-caterers. hotel book-keepers Managers. prolessfonat housekeepers are open. Train by......

1 Ti 0 Ci Overtime For Crisis The Minister Of Labour's Joint

Consultative Committee, which includes representatives from the employers and the T.U.C., has agreed that overtime working is essential in the present critical situation. But it......

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Uestions Of The Week

Ily • Michael de la Bedoyere The Slow But Sure Way to Recovery Good News About the Crisis THERE is pod news of the crisis this week. it is the news that after a hundred years......

Catholic Profiles 18

ALFRED GROSCH ONE of the silliest and (in nine cases out of ten) one of the most provocative tricks of the writer of potted biography is that of trying to encompass a soul......

Catholic Herald

HEAD OFFICES : 67 FleCt St.. London, E.CA. (CENtral 6264-5) BitAacti Orifices : 30, Manchester Street, Liverpool. (CENtral 2461) (and HelYTON 1979) 11, King Street, Leeds, 1.......

Price Of Coal

H1LE the country would sacrifice almost anything to ensure a more abundant supply of coal, it is shocking indeed to be told that the price is going up while quantity and quality......

All Sort

Fr. B S Basset,S.J. ernarcl Pleased to Meet You I'm Sure "THE CATHotic HERALD'S" offer of this column came as a shock. You should have seen my briefing; wrote the Editor:......

N A Few Words

Stories of Bishop Ullathorne A Sight for Politicians " THERE is a school in Hiroshitme 4 conducted by 25 yearold Suzuki Fujiko. 1 visited the schoolroom a short time ago—it was......

Wise And Btherwise

"British Scientists Cheerful About Atom Bombs."—Newspoper Headline. " Perhaps it is a pity that he (Dickens) did not write Des Kapital: it is a mercy that Marx did not Write......

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Jesuit Administrator Says The Chinese Welcome The Faith

By W. J. Igoe It's a long way from Chungking to London, but not so far from the Chinese city to the Rectory of the Jesuit Fathers in Mount Street, Mayfair. Just two years......

Are All Shop Stewards Communists? I Mission Church In...

"C.H."' ENQUIRY SHOWS MANY ARE By a Staff Reporter " l don't know how many Catholics take an interest in the Shop Stewards' Movement, but my own impression is that Catholic......

Shaw To Write Dialogue For Film On St. Francis

By Grace Conway Gabriel Pascal is to produce the Life of St. Francis of Assisi. He is at present working on the script and he told me that the dialogue will be writen by his......

Eastern Churches

The Ukrainians in Canada by Donald Attwater The recent visit to Canada of Cardinal Tisserant, Secretary of the Sacred Eastern Congregation, has drawn attention to the fact that......

Russians Want To Placate The Church In Their Zone ?

By MAX JORDAN The Soviet military administration in Germany has approved, in principle, the publication of Catholic diocesan journals in the major centres of the Russian zone......

Spain And The East Interest In The Christian East Began

to show itself in a modest way in Spain about five years ago, and has steadily developed. A chapel of the Slav-Byzantine rite was opened in Granada, and an " Eastern Centre "......

A Russian Mission It Is Reported That Six Russian Orthodox

Bishops have arrived in Slovakia, and it is feared that they will concern themselves with the considerable bodies of Slav-Byzantine Catholics there, who are made up of......

Cardinal Mindszenty's Letter Of Protest

In the letter of protest to M. Dinnyes, reported last week, Car dinal Mindszenty, Archbishop of Estergom, and Primate of Hungary states : " The Hungarian Bishops. without......

Resistance In Russia Grows

A tremendous psychological revolution is taking place in Soviet Russia to-day with at least 90 per cent. of the Russian people opposed to the Communist regime controlling their......

Church Bans Visits To Place Of "vision"

The ecclesiastical authorities in Slovakia have issued a statement asking the faithful not to attend the scene of the alleged appearances of Our Lady to three Slovak girls at......

Priests Protest Against An Entertainment Tax

A delegation of 20,000 citizens from various parts of the Department of Vendee, one of the most Catholic regions of France, appeared in the town of La Roche-sur-Yon, where a......

Listen To Tiiis

PROFESSOR D. W. BROGAN discusses The French in the series National Character. (Professor Brogan is the author of an authoritative book on French history—The Development of......

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Papini Plays The Pope In Bombshell Best-seller

By IVOR HAEL Rome is a city of cook-shops and book-shops in an age of physical and mental hunger. The former, alas, are dear but tasty, while the latter are surprisingly......

Book Of The Month

he First Work of Modern Fiction Boccaccio. By Francis MacManus. (Sheed and Ward, price 16s.) Reviewed by GORDON ALBION NE must confess that Boccaccio is known to the vast......

A "mercier" Tradition

The Way of Perfection. By St. Theresa of Jesus. Translated by Alice Alexander. (Mercier Press, Ms, 6d.) As in a Mirror. By Pr. James, O.F.M. Cap. (Mercier Press, $s. 6d.) The......

Marriage-a Strange Adventure -an Enormous Risk

Companions for Eterni4. By A. M. Can* 0.P., translated by Clare Sheppard. (Black friars, 2s, 6d.) Reviewed by WINGFIELD HOPE IN this brief yet profound little book on Christian......

...family Matters...

One of the Arts THE clock has gone back, the holidays are nearly over, and the evenings-in the words of the clichémongers - are certainly drawing in. Nobody pretends that the......

Lobster Salad, Al A) Ad. By Lynn Doyle. (pe Ng Uin, Lynn...

stories were written in days when loud laughter had not the scarcity value which has now been added to it. They arc great fun; their quaint Hibernian humour; their lovable......

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Ex-enemy Students Became Friends At Work In British...

BY SPECIAL STUDENT CORRESPONDENTS When . the Union of Catholic Students of Great Britain decided to hold a summer cariip and school at Belmont in Perthshire this month it was......

Older Workers Have Duty To Youth

—Y.C.W. PRESIDENT By a Staff Reporter "On his first day at work, the young worker finds life becoming the biggest problem he has met. He is laughed at If he speaks of......

Cardijn's Spirit Suits Us !

REFLECTIONS ON BELMONT By A STUDENT Canon Cardijn has said of the 1.0.C. chaplain that he must be " all and nothing", meaning that while the workers alone can carry out the......

Two Catholic Miners Dead In Durham Disaster

Of the twenty-one victims of the pit explosion at Louisa Old Pit, Annfield Plain, Co. Durham, on Saturday last, two were Catholics. There was also one Catholic among the......

House-mothers "we Are In Favour"

By a C.H. Reporter "There's a lot to be said for it," said Fr. Denis G. Murphy, Secretary of the Catholic Children's Welfare Council, when I asked him to comment on the new......

For Trade Unionists Import Ant

NEWS When the Trades Union Congress opens at Southport on September 1, there will be a reception for Catholic delegates and their friends at the Notre Dame Convent, Weld Road.......

Scouts Make

Open-Air Altar SITE IS CLEARED From a Special Correspondent British Catholic Scouts have sharpened their axes and gone to work to build an open-air chapel and altar which may......

Europe Cries For Help

—MGR. BRIGHT Speaking of the plight of the Catholic countries of Europe at the celebration of the Feast of Blessed John Wall, martyr, at liarvington flail, on Sunday, Mgr.......

Northern A.c.t.u.

Defends Poles From Our Own Correspondent Three messages were features of a meeting last week of the first branch of A.C.T,U. ever formed in England. One came from its Bishop,......

Ecclesiastical And Other Information

BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Menevia Fos Mgr. Petit, Bishop of Menevia: August 31. Presides and preaches at High Mass, Milford Haven, 11 a.m. September 2. Leads Catholic associations'......

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Irish News Letter

Broadcasting Policy Still a Lot To Be Desired By the EARL OF WICKLOW In this country the Radio has recently been reorganised, and an effort has been made to engage actors of......

Caution Spirits:

"There are spirits out there in the grotto, and it is very dangerous for anyone to go out there," the Belgian-born priest told the Japanese general. The general, impressed by......

The Pope Approves International Catholic Relief Organisation

GERMAN BISHOPS GET FOOD PARCELS The Fulda Meeting is Broadcast The Pope has given tacit approval to the establishment of an international relief organisation designed to......

.402: 'moh . .. - Page 014re'r

THE MINERS AND THE CRISIS Capitalist system until he can break it. If in the process people are hurt, as in the story of Maerdy, it is a regrettable necessity in the process of......

Catholic Information ,from Abroad

VATICAN CITY Fire in Vatican City Fire broke out inside the Vatican on Tuesday when two metal cases of rat destroying gas exploded from the heat inside the Chiaramonti Museum,......

The Prayer Of The Bells

ring for the war dead . . . . I ring for the peace of the world . . . . I ring for the Pope I ring for all priests of Christianity ... ring for • the missionaries . . . ."......