29th August 1969

29th August 1969
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Cardinal Sharpens Issues For Callaghan Visit

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT THE weekend statement by Cardinal Conway, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, on the Ulster riots sharpened the issues for Mr.......

Protests By Irish Workers

By a Staff Reporter THOUSANDS of Irish workers in Britain were estimated to have protested last week in support of the civil rights movement. Some stayed away from work and......

Row Students

go home , to reflect From ALAN McELWAIN in ROME T EN Australian seminarians involved in a clash with their superiors at the Propaganda Fide College in Rome have returned home......

Czechs Die In .

anniversary From a Special Correspondent T HE first anniversary of the Russian invasion of Czechoslovakia saw the arrival of nearly 100 tanks into Prague, almost 1,400 arrests......

`rebel Priests Living M Unreal World'

invasion' Cardinal Heenan SOME Catholics today felt that the Pope should be no more than a symbol of authority, the official voice of "the inarticulate Church, like a modern......

Muggeridge Criticised For Attacking Arts

M ALCOLM MUGGER IDGE attacked sex and violence in the arts when he spoke at the official opening service of the Edinburgh Festival in St. Giles' Cathedral on Sunday. He said......

Greater Freedom For Enclosed Nuns

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT N EW rules for nuns and monks in enclosed orders, to give them greater freedom in choosing the method of separating themselves from the world, were......

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John Fielding Dies At 90 Journalist For 75 Years

J OHN F. FIELDING, a director of the CATHOLIC HERALD and a journalist with the paper for 75 years, died at his home in Leeds last Thursday week. His last contribution to the......

Wcc Boosts Biafra Appeal

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE opening of "safe cor ridors" into Biafra for relief supplies was urged last week by the World Council of Churches central committee, meeting......

`justice Or We Fight' Says Miss Devlin

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT B ERNADETTE DEVLIN, the youngest M.P. at Westminster, who is in America trying to raise a million dollars for people who have lost their homes in......

`armed Attack On Defenceless Community'

Cardinal Conway BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT CARDINAL CONWAY. Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, said at the weekend that the true picture of events in Belfast,......

Whole Staff Of Catholic Paper Quits

THE whole editorial staff of the New Zealand Catholic weekly paper Zealandia has resigned in protest against the appointment of a new editor by Archbishop Liston of Auckland.......

Jesuit Head Replies To Dutch Protest

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT R EPLYING to an open letter of protest from 160 Dutch Jesuits against the dismissal of two fellowJesuits, Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J., General of the......

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Christian 'private Eye'

by JOHN O'KEEFFE F , VER since its inception Christianity has found itself waging the constant battle between precept and practice on both the official and individual level.......

Child Cruelty Cases Spoil Nation's Image

I TALY'S image as a country where, traditionally, children a r e cherished, spoiled, over-indulged and, above all, sheltered from harm, is unfortunately, becoming increasingly......

Widows Of The World Unite

by PAULA DAVIES THERE is a ghastly tele vision series called The Very Merry Widow in which a talented actress is called upon to play one of the classic women's roles—the idiot......

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Speaking Out On Ulster

C ARDINAL CONWAY'S pastoral letter on the Ulster riots, written with five other bishops, has been attacked for sharpening tension in Northern Ireland, not only by Major......

Let There Be Light

Malcolm Muggeridge attacks the Hell and praises the Heaven that lie around us. He was speaking in St. Giles' Cathedral on the opening of the Edinburgh Festival. NV HEN I was......

'married Men Could Fill

voca tions ions gap , FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT C ARDINAL SUENENS, Archbishop of MalinesBrussels, suggested in a television interview in Paris last week that married men......

By Fr. John F. X. Harriott, S.j.

Security and risk-2 M Y window overlooks Farm Street Church. Through it, more often than I care to count, float the strains of Monk's "0 Perfect Love." It means that another......

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Financial Troubles Nuns In Of Renewal Group The Modern I Am

grateful to Mr. Brookes and Mr. Purvis (August 22) for their support of the Catholic Renewal Movement Bulletin. I think, however, a few words of explanation would now be......

Spanish Civil War Massacres

Cardinal Goma, Archbishop of archy in 1936 (published by C.T.S. in En g lish translation). Toledo, a distin g uished scholar 1(Au g ust 22 ) I would only figures were given in......

Bulletin World

I HAVE just read the article of August 22 entitled "A protest against male protectiveness," by Sister Madeleine, O.S.A., and I would like to assure her that I am one of the......

Another Blast For Norman

IT is astonishin g that a man IT is astonishin g that a man of the undoubted abilities and talents of Mr. Norman St. John-Stevas should contrive to combine in his article of......

Thanks To Norman

N ORMAN ST. JOHNtitude for his two articles on STEVAS deserves our gra the modern priesthood, since, although this question is crucial to the whole future of the Church, it......

This Bishop

T H OS E who condemn Bishop Defregger would do well to remember that it was one whose hands were red with innocent blood who was chosen by Our Lord to be a "vessel of election,......

Forget The Ulster: Saddened Past Of By Your Comments

on Dublin's role I HAVE no doubt that you meant well in your editorial - 1 comment and that Mr. Norman St. John-Stevas was likewise disposed in his article last week referring......

The Press And Papal Secrets

O NCE a g ain Brentwood has hit the headlines (August 15) over the choice of a new bishop. Is it not bad enou g h that "under papal secrecy" apparently means nothing to some......

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Rome's Two Millennia

by Fr. E. G. ROPE Two Thousand Years in Rome by R ichard and Barbara Mertz (Dent 45s.) T HIS book admirably combines scholarship. lucidity and good judgment regarding Rome......

The Deadly Weapon Aimed At Europe's Back

by SIR CHARLES PETRIE The Russian Dagger by Virginia Cowles (Collins 55s.) T HE Russian dagger, as Miss Cowles sees it, has been plunged in the back of Europe for the past two......

Council & Change

by Fr. CRISPIAN HOLLIS In the Light of the Council by Bishop Butler (Darton, Longman & Todd 10s. 6d.) The Changing Face of Theology by Patrick Fannon (Gill 12s.) A LTHOUGH......

Liturgy

and faith by Canon J. B. O'CONNELL The Church at Prayer (Irish University Press 42s.) TN 1961 there was published -Iin France a volume of some 900 pages, edited by Canon A. G.......

A Race Apart

by LIONEL HARROWITZ A Peculiar People by Barnet Litvinoff (Weidenfeld and Nicolson 50s.) I F the author had substituted "dynamic" instead of "peculiar" he would have been even......

Contraception Or Love And Honesty

by PATRICIA MARSHALL Honest Love and Human Life by Christopher Derrick (Hutchinson 30s.) AUTHOR considers contracepti on "a great evil." He believes this not mainly because the......

Forthcoming Paperbacks

FONTANA'S religious list, sell ing over a million books a year, is edited by Mrs. Priscilla Collins who. speaking on BBC Radio 4 said that the book she most enjoyed publishing......

Anger, Pageantry And Ugliness

TT WAS A WEEK of the -AOutside Broadcast. There was, for example, James Cameron turning his angry eye on Venice, and turning on us as if we were responsible. Yet the sort of......

Western With Built-in Violence The Wild Bunch ("x."...

is a Western without heroes or heroines of any kind, with never a touch of glamour or romance. It is a portrait—almost a documentary—of a place, a time and the people in it......

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Magazine's Papal Trip Report 'an Insult To Uganda'

B ISHOP McCAULEY, C.S.C., the Americanborn Bishop of Fort Portal, Uganda, has accused the magazine Newsweek of insulting Uganda in a story concerning preparations for Pope......

The Pope On Need Of Prayer

poPE PAUL said last week in a general audience at Castelgandolfo that many people seemed to have a mistrust of the new liturgical forms. "With just a little effort," he said,......

Czech Church Affairs Return To Stalinist

M R. KAREL HRUZA, an old-line Stalinist Communist, has taken over church affairs in Czechoslovakia from an official who had been responsible for easing restrictions against t h......

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Pope Fails To Save `spies' Lives

N appeal by the Pope to halt the execution of 15 alleged spies was rejected by the Iraqi Government this week. The men, including four Christians and two Jews, were executed in......

Basque Priest Jailed For Eight Years

A BASQUE priest was sentenced by a court-martial at Burgos last week to eight years' imprisonment because leaflets attacking the arrests of other priests in the Basque country......

Jesuit Ordered To Quit India After 40 Years

F R. JOHN A. MORRISON. an American-born Jesuit, has been ordered by the governor of Bihar state to leave India after 40 years of missionary service. The order has shocked......

Legal Action By Laymen On Bishop

A GROUP of laymen have served notice of legal action on Bishop Fernandez of Quilon, India, to force him to give an account of his administration of church properties in court.......

Poles Say Church Is Rowin

THE Catholic Church in Poland has grown from 8,500 parish priests in 1945 to 11,200, and there are now more than 13,200 churches and chapels in the country, according to reports......