2nd May 1969

2nd May 1969
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Pope Sets Up Expert Group Of Theologians

Consistory surprise From ALAN MeELWAIN in ROME gregation E XPERT theologians from various parts of the world are to form a new Theological Commission, which is to be attached......

Pledged To Secrecy And Loyalty

From a Rome Correspondent QPEAKING on the eve of 1 -- 1 the third and largest Consistory of his reign, Pope Paul stressed the international significance of the 33 new......

Apology To Our Readers

B ECAUSE of the threat of industrial action, over which the "Catholic Herald" has no control, this issue of the paper has had to go to press much earlier than usual. We......

Special Contribution

The Holy See would now be able to make use of the special contribution these experts would supply. "and thus profit from the wider exchanges and more varied experiences, always......

Historic Week

A T 6.30 on Monday even ing, members of the Sacred College of Cardinals gathered in the Consistorial Hall at the Vatican Palace, 'They were there to hear Pope Paul VI announce......

Cardinal Tells Council Not To Think In Elich6s

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT rr HE greatest brake on the work of the liturgical commission was lack of communication, Dom Edmund Jones, 0.S.B., told the first meeting'of the......

Diocese Calls In Consultants

BY A STAFF REPORTER A LEADING firm of management consultants which was called in by the diocese of Arundel and Brighton to advise how the diocese can make the most use of its......

25 Years As Bishop Of Nottingham

By a Staff Reporter BISHOP ELLIS of Notting ham celebrated the silver jubilee of his consecration on Thursday. It was marked by a special Mass at the Cathedral Church of St.......

Moral Lead By Churches In Ulster Crisis

From HUGH KAY in BELFAST W ITH Northern Ireland sunk in a crisis of political leadership, made more acute by Capt. O'Neill's decision to resign, the moral lead now being given......

Britain's New Delegate

From a Rome Correspondent BRITAIN'S new Apostolic Delegate is to be Archbishop Domenico Enrici, who has been Delegate to Australia, New Zealand and Oceania since 1962. The......

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First Cardinal

preaches iii York Minster for 400 years BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT C ARDINAL SUENENS, Archbishop of Malines, Belgium, preached in York Minster last Sunday—the first cardinal......

University's Christian And Jewish Chaplaincy Centre

A CHAPLAINCY centre at Lancaster University. costing £150,000, built jointly by the Christian and Jewish Churches, is being dedicated today. It has communal discussion and......

Catholic Teacher 'has To Be God Says Archbishop

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT TEACHERS had been described as people who -a. must always be present but never obtrusive, "a sort of universal presence, like God—only more......

Spain Frees Basque Priest

RE release at the weekend by the Spanish military authorities of the Basque priest Canon Jose Angel Ubieta, Vicar General of Bilbao, who had been arrested a few days earlier and......

Benedictine School Head To Retire

D OM HUGH MENKEN, 0.S.B., is retiring from the headmastership of St. Benet's School, Alderwasley Hall, near Matlock, Derbyshire, after 21 years and will be succeeded by Dom Mark......

Liturgical Commission

should be made of the Bible as a central unifying force and also of young people who preferred some sort of action such as helping Christian Aid. Also urged was more exchange of......

New Version Of Lord's Prayer As Experiment

A NEW version of the Lord's Prayer was tentatively agreed upon at a meeting in London last week by representatives of the leading Christian churches throughout the......

Jesuit Who Quit 'at Crossroads'

THE former assistant to Fr. Pedro Arrupe, General of the Jesuit Order, Fr. Mario Schoenenberger, who has resigned following his dismissal as Fr. Arrupe's assistant, said in an......

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Dathystitne Story

DESMOND ALBROW MALCOLM MacDONALD, the Peter Pan of British politics and diplomacy. has written a slice of autobiography (People and Places, Collins 30s.) and a real old slice......

Rome Diary

by ALAN McELWAIN Divorce Bill opponents may seek referendum DIVORCELESS Italy is nearer than ever before in her history to having divorce legalised. The Chamber of Deputies......

'cinderella' Of The Health Service

by LORD BUTLER, chairman of the Mental Health Trust IT is an alarming fact that L in Britain one in eight of the population has been or will be treated during their lives for......

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The Decline Of Soap-box Catholicism

By John O'Keeffe IRONICALLY, it is just A ' when the word dialogue is on so many Catholic lips that the one form of apostolate that has been practis ing such a fashionable......

The Delegate With Ecumenical Zest And Taste For Fun

by Norman St.John-Stevas BRITAIN'S loss is Bel gium's gain and while I am personally saddened that Archbishop Cardinale is going to Brussels as Nuncio I rejoice for him and for......

Bishop Who Climbed To The Top

By Archbishop Murphy of Cardiff " ISHOP ELLIS of Nottingham celebrated his silver jubilee as a bishop this week. I am sure that neither priests nor people, much less their......

Reflection

by Sister Madeleine, 0.5.k Christians & Labour Day ST. JOSEPH. And the image is all too often of a benevolent old man, presumably "all glorious within" because very......

Opinion

I De Gaulle ' s ong :shadow One thing alone is certain, and that is the highly critical state of affairs suddenly forced upon the Fifth Republic. Although, as we go to press,......

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Closed Doors

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question. in many parts of the country there seems to be an Increasing practice of closing churches all day on weekdays. Why......

Nuns Generally Do Work Harder Than Lay Staff

A S a man who spent eight years teaching full-time in a convent grammar school, I write to answer a question put by Mr. A. Winn in your issue of April 18. Yes, as a class, nuns......

Hysterical Call For Change

A S a recent convert. I can hardly have the labels of "diehard" or "anachronistic" affixed to me in the manner that they have been applied to Fr. Flanagan. by those who appear......

Sailors' Day

S AILORS' DAY is the only Flag Day in London and Greater London organised to aid sailors of the Royal and Merchant Navies, of all ages and all ranks serving at home and......

Beware Of

our pagan mass media rralli WASH means to cleanse. -ICatholics and other Christians should drop the Communist term "brain-washing." We should say what we mean. Not only should......

Why Be Nasty To Germans?

M AY I encroach upon your space to give vent to my indignation at Mr. Hugh Kay's attitude to my fellow countrymen, the Germans expressed in his article: Industry has a fine......

The Good And The Tame: No Way To Renewal

- IF ever there was a case of putting the cart before the horse, -athis is it: Hugh Kay's delightful summing-up (April 18) of "getting ourselves bogged down in a......

No War Has Killed So Many

C HRISTOPHE.R HOLLIS tells us (April 18) that abortion and euthanasia "are of small importance in comparison with the threats of war and mass starvation." This is wholly wrong,......

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Sheer Delight For The Trendy And Unhappy Monk

Against All Reason by Geoffrey Moorliouse (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 63s.) by PATRICK O'DONOVAN T HIS is a nimble chame leon of a book. It seems to suit almost any background, It......

Anglo-irish Caricatures

by OLIVER BARNES The Lambert Mile by Terence de Vere White (Gollancz 30s.) THE Lambert Mile is an ex elusive development of villas on the property of an absentee Irish......

Success Without Enmity

by VISCOUNT MONCKTON Walter Monckton by Lord Birkenhead (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 63s.) T HE Moncktons originated at Nun Monkton in Yorkshire and the move to Kent of this branch......

First Steps In Religion

by Sr. THERESA HOAR Exploring God's World A Religious Programme for Infants by Anthony BuIlen (Chapman 7s, 64e A LL that is best in modern cateelietical and Infant School......

Key To Jesuit Poet

by THOMAS SMALLEY, S.J. A Hopkns Commentary by Donald McChesney (University of London Press 25s.) THERE are some readers of 11 poetry who do not care for detailed analysis but......

Hitler And A -united Europe

by Sir DESMOND MORTON The Fall of Fortress Europe by Fred Majdalany (Hodder & Stoughton 55s.) THE demand for books 2 about the Second World War seems to continue unabated.......

By Peter Flood, O.s.b.

With Christ in the world of drug addiction by David R. Coplestake (The Epworth Press 3s. 6d.) '['HE author is a Methodist minister who has had some press publicity because he......

Addicts' Modern Adage By Ilytyd Trethowan, O.s.b.

The Eucharist by E. Schillebeecx, O.P. (Sliced & Ward 9s.) Truthfulness — the future of the Church by Hans teeing (Sliced & Ward 12s.) B OTH books are important. Prof.......

Before God Rested

by Dr. D. A. SMITH The Sixth Day by John Merrigan (Dartman Longman Si. Todd 30s.) T HIS work, by a grammar school biology teacher, is written for young adolescents between the......

Gardening Is A Love-hate Relationship

PAULA DAVIES, with spade in hand jF you are inclined to con'. fuse a daffodil bulb with an onion or you are the type who has to ask which way up the crocuses should be planted......

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Far Too Much Black-and-white

by H. R. F. KEATING A CHARACTER for whom I have always felt a deep affinity is the Duchess in "Alice in Wonderland." She went about extraordinarily conscious of "the moral of......

Ruthless Solidarity Of Black Power

by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART IULES DASSIN, FrancoAmerican, has a definite gift for making films, whether to promote Melina Mercouri in particular, or more general themes. The first......

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Racial Harmony Call In Sheffield

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A CALL for an end of all forms of racial prejudice and for people to work together for equal rights and opportunities for all is contained in a......

Franciscan Head Says 'fight

re'pious infantilism , 'T HE major task for priests today was to abolish "religious infantilism in which many faithful live" and to develop spiritual maturity, said the......

Nurses' Pay Plea

by Cardinal Heenan I T is a national disgrace if young nurses are not paid enough to dress and feed themselves and look after themselves properly, said Cardinal Heenan last......

Immigrants To Learn Own Faiths

By a Staff Reporter TMMIGRANT children in Catholic schools in Birmingham may soon be taught their own religions. A representative of Catholics in the Midlands will tell the......

Cardinal Theological Commission Continued From P.1

He let it be known, too, that from now on days set apart in the Roman Calendar to honouring saints would be confined to those whose "historical and representative importance is......

Gray Greets 400 Scots

From a Rome Correspondent MORE than 400 Scots were greeted at an open-air reception yesterday evening on the football pitch of the Scots College in Rome by Cardinal Gordon......