2nd October 1970

2nd October 1970
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Middle East Tension Discussed At Vatican

FROM ALAN McELWAIN IN ROME POPE PAUL and Mr. Richard Nixon spoke for the moment" during the U.S. President's visit President Nixon also invited the Pope to visit the United......

Jesuits Begin Link With London University

BY A STAFF REPORTER H EYTI - CROP COLLEGE, the major Jesuit house of studies for nearly 50 years, has moved from Oxford to London and will open on Wednesday as a constituent......

Why Theologians Must Pray, By Cardinal

BY A STAFF REPORTER THEOLOGY is quite un like any other study because it requires not only literary effort but also spiritual effort, Cardinal Heenan told the London Newman......

Bishops' Ethical Guidelines By End Of Year

T HE ethical guidelines planned earlier this year by the Bishops of England and Wales are expected to be issued by the end of the year. according to a spokesman at Archbishop's......

Priests On Local Radio Course

BY A STAFF REPORTER P R 1ES I's from II dioceses have been attending an intensive course at the Catholic Radio and Television Centre at Hatch End, Middlesex. They have been......

Peace Plea After Belfast Riots

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A CALL for peace and reconciliation came from a Catholic parish priest in the Falls area of Belfast on Sunday, while the fires were still burning in......

Wanted: 8 Bungalows In Co. Mayo

I AST week in the 4 CATHOLIC HERALD we had an advertisement for a bungalow in Co. Mayo. It was offered for sale at 11,600 -a bargain anywhere. At least we thought so, and so......

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Two Saints Made First Women Doctors Of Church

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT T wo women saints are being paid one of the highest honours of the Catholic Church by Pope Paul. Last Sunday he named St. Teresa of Avila a Doctor of......

Archbishop's Indian Flood Appeal

A N appeal for aid for the victims of the floods in West Bengal early this month has been made by Archbishop Picachy of Calcutta, Si. In a letter to Bishop Holland of Salford......

Progress In Venice Church Unity On

T HE organic union of the Catholic and Anglican Churches was the final goal of the Commission set up by the Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury after their historic meeting......

Bishop Sees Some Press Improvement

H ALF TRUTHS are dangerous and damaging, is the message contained in the Pastoral Letter of Bishop Derek Worlock, of Portsmouth, to mark Press Sunday, October 4. Catholics......

Supreme Knight From Hants

TVIR. MICHAEL MAY, 55, iv-m shoe-firm director, from Aldershot, Hants, was on Sunday elected Supreme Knight of the Knights of St. Columba at their annual conference at......

`holocaust' Warning By Economist

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT A PREDICTION that mankind might choke in fumes or drown in floods from the melting Polar icecaps if the proportion of cars per head of population in......

Walk-out On Married Priest

A MARRIED priest defied Church authorities, with the aquiescence or the majority of his congregation, by celebrating Mass in Amsterdam last Sunday. Fr. Huub Oosterhuis S.J. was......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater NEARS ago theologians used to theorise a lot, in rather a priori fashion. about Our Lord's "knowledge" as man, without distinguishing very much......

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Nonsense Of Liberal Non-event

by IAN WALLER T HE annual round of party conferences is here again and with it, for political journalists, a series of unenviable treks to seaside resorts to listen endlessly......

Focus On Facts And People

Bible Society contributor F R. Thomas Corbishley, S.J., has become the first Catholic to contribute to "The Bible in the World", the journal of the British and Foreign Bible......

Go West For Book Success

vISITING London last V week for the publication of her latest novel The Driving Seat Muriel Spark gave some original thoughts on the state of the Church since the days of her......

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Opinion 1 ".

WHAT NASSER DID 'W HATEVER else is said of the late president Nasser, he was a man who changed the course of history. The Suez crisis of 1956 did him and his country untold......

Moral Scrutiny At Printing House Square Auberon Waugh

R a journalist to inter view the Editor of the Times is rather a daunting experience. Outside Fleet Street it is thought that a convention exists among, newspapermen whereby......

By Norman St. John Stevas

Sad ecumenical paradox D URING my recent visit to Greece I had my first opportunity to study the Orthodox Church at first hand and was deeply impressed by the amount of common......

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Protest By Blind And Frantic T He Ink On Humanae Vitae

was barely dry. and certainly it had not officially been translated, before some of our leading clerical and lay Catholic apologists and publicists were leapin g to their desks......

Catholic Zeal Instead Of Nobody Love For Church T Here Is

a certain type Church today who bad of us. He is very. very worri His behaviour is characterised more by a blind and frantic zeal than love. And his conversation is a symptom of......

Why We Need Renewal Movement

MR. GEORGE P. BARNES (Sept. 25) presumes or implies that which has not been proved when he criticises the Renewal Movement. He implies we are 'false prophets', 'attemptin g to......

Fighter For Bishops Must Be

I REFER to the case of Jose Elose g ui, the Bas q ue nationalist who threw himself from a balcony in the presence of General Franco at a sports meetin g in San Sebastian......

Basque Told Of Support Cause For Old Rite I N Reporting

the recent celebration of the Tridentine High Mass in thanksgiving for the Papal bull, Quo Primum, your reporter made only passin g reference to the bull as giving canonical......

How Many Understand Readings?

M Y recent personal experi ences compel me to write and contradict Mrs. M. J. Field (Sept. 25), when she asserts "now, everyone can hear, speak and understand the liturgy".......

Question And Answer

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question—Why is the rosary now recited so seldom in our churches and why do priests almost never mention this devotion in sermons? N. P., London,......

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The Quality Of Life Under The Explosion Of Its Population

by MAURICE NASSAN, S.J. The Population Problem by Arthur McCormack (Thomas Y. Crowell Co. $7.95) Life Without Birth by Stanley Johnson (Heinemann 50s.) The Doomsday Book by......

Knights And Dames Of The Theatre

by Sir FELIX AYLMER THE ACTOR-MANAGERS by Frances Donaldson (Weidcnfeld & Nicolson 45s.) The six actor-managers who sit to Frances Donaldson for their attractive and......

Unbrassy Courage And Compassion

by MARY VAUGHAN The Witt to Live by Sir John Smyth (Cassell 42s.) courage in his fellow heroes and heroines. T HE about-to-start-nursMg-training daughter got first read of......

Newman And Non-catholic Thought

By CHRISTOPHER HOLLIS Newman and the Common Tradition by John Coulson (Oxford University Press 40s.) D R. COULSON's learning both on Newman in par ticular and on English......

The Spirit Of Ireland

by PAULA DAVIES SUPERIO R-looking gentleman marches along a street as though he owns it. Suddenly, surprisingly, he raises his hat. No one acknowledges his salute. Then you a......

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Ideas And The Single Play

by H. R. F. Keating I N THE jargon of the television world there is something called "the single play." It is simply a play, like a play in the theatre. but written for......

Cork International Festival

by Freda Bruce Lockhart poRK International Film Festival is not. I suppose. one of the most venerable, although it is now 15 years old. But I have been told by my colleagues......

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Foundation Stone Laid For New Clifton Cathedral

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT B ISHOP RUDDERHAM of Clifton, near Bristol, blessed and laid the foundation stone of the new Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Pembroke Road,......

Church Preparing For Return Of Missions To China

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT A WORKING committee has been established in Rome with the aim of developing two forms of "remote preparation" for an eventual return of Catholic......

Adoption Rules Eased

f or coloured children BY A STAFF REPORTER CATHOLIC children's wel fare organisations are to allow non-Catholics to adopt Catholic coloured babies because Catholics are......