30th May 1947

30th May 1947
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Religion Needed For Teaching Arithmetic

—says Cardinal, Opening Exhibition "It has sometimes been suggested that there is no need for a teacher to be religious in the teaching of such a subject as mathematics or......

French Catholic Unions Welcome Non-catholics

The French Association of Catholic Trade Unions—Confederation Francalse des 1'ravailleurs Chreliens (C.F.T.C.) has decided to amend its statutes to eliminate specific reference......

Cardinal To Sing Mass At Paris Scout Jamboree Cardinal...

is to sing Mass on the Feast of the Assumption, August 15, at the first post-war International Boy Scouts' Jamboree to be held near Paris from August 9 to August 23. Scouts......

Ask For Justice"

—CARDINAL PREYSING "I raise my voice to ask for justice," said Cardinal von Preysing, Bishop of Berlin, preaching at Reinickendorf, in the French sector of Berlin, on Whit......

The Pope To Make Statement On June 2 On Monday

next. June 2, the Feast of St. Eugenius. the Pope's Titular Feast, the Cardinals in Rome will present their congratulations to the Holy Father. The Pope, as is customary. will,......

Cadinal Griffin To Visit Poland

AT TEACHERS' EXHIBITION In Ff rtnight's Stay Expected To Visit Wa :saw, Cracow, New Territories' Hi Eminence Cardinal Griffin will visit Poland. He is expected to fly to Wars'......

German Youth Appeals To Catholic World

The League of Catholic Youth, speaking for its 700,000 members, has appealed to the youth of the world for. a just peace for Germany. and has addressed itself to German P.O.W.s......

Cardinal De Jong Expresses The Thanks Of Netherlands...

1'he bond of friendship that from St. Willibrord's time has always existed between the British peoples and the people of the Netherlands, has through the last war become......

Spain Is Ready To Welcome A Constitutional Monarch

Mr. Follick, M.P. on Conditions in Spain By ANDREW BOYLE " A stable Spain is of the first impor tance to Britain and is essential to the unity and strength of Europe. I am......

Labour Delegates Are Told 'a No Freedom Till Russians Are

Free ' From Our Special Correspondent " As long as the Russian people are not free we are not free," was the concluding sentence of the strongest attack ever made on the......

A Stake In Palestine

The Soviet authorities are making efforts, through their Orthodox Church. to take over in Palestine the properties which used to belong to a rsarist religious Mission founded by......

Oxford Honours Mauriac

The University of Oxford is to confer a Doctorate honoris causa on Francois Mauriac, noted French Catholic novelist and journalist, on Tuesday next, June 3. M. Mauriac who......

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Catholics And Art

SIR,—May I suggest that there is little profit in discussing such problems as the " Catholic Novel" and "Catholic Criticism " without an agreed conception of the character and......

46, Parkfield Street, Moss Side, Manchester 14.

UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' APPEAL Site—There is throughout the Continent a keen desire on the part of University students to visit Britain. Every week many requests are received from......

Single People

Sflt.—It is about time the single people were given some consideration, especially the elderly ones. The Catholic Press is full of ways and means for helping the married folk,......

United Europe

SIR,—I always follow with interest your articles stressing the necessity of the unity of Europe, and your fair, impartial reports about the conditions prevailing in the Cential......

Parcels To Germany Su.—your Correspondents Are Far Too...

about their parcels to Germany. Parcels are, in fact, arriving very well but generally a couple of months still elapse before acknowledgment. My family and friends have been......

Bld. Nicholas De Flue

SIR,—I am wondering how many Catholic stamp collectors realise that the new Beatus is twice commemorated on the "Pro Juventute" postage stamps of his native Switzerland—on thc......

Bombing And Blockade

Snt,—Ifind that I reach a conclusion not easily distinguishable from Mr Lunn's, though my line of approach is different. I look at the question from the point of view of the......

Partnership And Class War

Sm. — " Partnership Will Banish Class War—Trade Unionists Hear Catholic Case." Report in Ilia CATHOLIC HERALD, May 16, 1947. I have yet to discover the difference between the......

1 Points From Letters The Pope's Voice Can You Inform Me

on behalf of other interested persons where the film " War against War," produced by the Catholic Cinematograph Centre, in which His Holiness the Pope will take part can be seen......

Answers

I. not your "Rosary " a mechnnient formule like the Malsomedan "sebhah" and the Buddhist prayer-wheel; No; in the mind of the Church, It is " a formula (of vocal prayers) durin......

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By Stanley B. James

WHAT a pulpit the B.B.C. offers the preacher or teacher who has something to say ! Never was there such a sounding board. It is not only, or even chiefly, the professional......

Books Received I

Faked Elections in Poland, edited by A. Bregman, published by the Polish Freedom Movements This pamphlet, with a foreword by George Dallas, former chairman of the Labour Party.......

Wileatears

"nN the edge of the cliff there is golden lichen, a wheatear, larks and a man." So wrote a friend from the West Coast of Ireland, a week or two ago, of the sights and sounds of......

Reviewed By F. A. Fulford

SHAKESPEARE satirised the Jews through Shylock, and Sinsheimer, former editor of the Berliner Tageblatt, is annoyed. Shakespeare's " Shylockiad," he tells us in this short work......

Garden

IMPORTANCE OF WATER VEGETABLES when well estab lished in good soil should never need watering. There are one or two exceptions, such as celery, perhaps, and young runner beans.......

Fiction

THE DEVIL-OFF OXFORD STREET Escape and Return. By Moray McLaren. (Chapman and Hall, fts. 6d.). The Street. By Ann Petry. (Michael Joseph, 10s. 6d.). 0 Men of Athens. By A. C.......

Theatre

ENDY Hiller brings her great talent for characterisation into forceful play in the title role of Tess of the d'Urbervilles (PiccnDILLY), and so helps a plot which defies......

Ballet

THE Ballet Rambert's first per formance of Plaisance (Sant ee's WELLS) an impetuously lighthearted piece which gave John Gilpin admirably taken opportunities for " character......

Films By Grace Conway

The Sun in (Partial) Eclipse ANY publicity is better than none. That's one of Hollywood's maxims. "Scandal " publicity is great for the box office. That's another. Whet......

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The British And The Irish

A PASSING controversy, initiated in a lighter column of this paper and carried on among the letters, is not perhaps in itself the most suitable subject for discussion here—and......

Education Exhibition

HE Exhibition of Modern Aids to the Teaching of Religion, organised by the Metropolitan Catholic Teachers' Association, in the Cathedral Hall, Westminster, is having a very......

Questions Of The Week

By Michael de la Bedoyere Reforms in the Church to Fight Communism ? MR. Alexander Clifford has been exciting the readers of the Daily Mail with reports on the crusade against......

1catholic Profiles:/051

STELLA GIVEN-WILSON TWICE President of the West minster branch. 1947 National President. That terse introduction should be sufficient to describe the force which Mrs. Stella......

A Layman's Pulpit

The Faith in Action will be generally agreed that truth seen in actual operation is more easily apprehended than when stated in abstract form. And that is specially the case......

Kalendab

June 1-7 Sunday, June 1.. The Holy Trinity. (While.) Monday, June 2. SS. Marcellinus, Peter and Erasmus. Martyrs. 280. (Red.) Tuesday, June 3. Feria. (Green.) Wednesday. June......

Wad Some Power . . . By Grace1 Conway Feminine

FORUM I'VE always taken Robbie Burns' prayer (that we might see ourselves as others see us) for granted, until lately. Now I'm beginning to wonder, after talking to a man just......

In A Few Words

Running Round the Academy nNE of the impressions I got from a very hurried run round the Royal Academy was the extraordinarily high degree of accomplishment among the......

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Variety Of Methods The Keynote Of London Teachers'...

By a Staff Reporter The teaching of religion in Catholic schools during the past 20 years appears to have undergone a revolutionary change if the Exhibition of Aids to Religious......

Birmingham's Archbishop On Education

" We are on the threshold of a new advance in educational progress, and you are responsible for the civil and religious progress of those entrusted to your care." Mgr. Joseph......

The Best Teacher Is The Good Parent

—A HEADMASTER By a Staff Reporter National Association of Head Teachers' jubilee conference, at Southport, on Saturday last, representing ten thousand head masters and head......

The Russians Our Brethren!

—CARDINAL GRIFFIN The Cardinal related the following experience at the opening of the schools exhibition, in London, on Whit Saturday, "I met some time ago a priest from......

Golden Jubilee For Children Of Mary

The golden jubilee of the sodality of the Children of Mary was celebrated on May 18 at the Convent of the Daughters of Mary, Help of Christians, Chertsey. Past pupils of the......

Working Mothers May Cause Child Crime

—MRS. BOWER Addressing a gathering of 300 Catholic mothers in St. Gregory's, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, the Hon. Mrs. Bower, wife of Commander R. T. Bower, M.P., strongly attacked......

The C.c.r.a. Relieves Polish Hunger

The Catholic Council for Relief Abroad has just completed its first year of distributing relief direct to Poland. Before this, shipments of supplies were sent to Poles in......

Lake District Guest House

Whit Sunday saw the opening of the first permanent Guest House of the Catholic Holiday Guild. The house is situated in grounds overlooking Lake Derwentwater, and within reach of......

Doctrine Must Be The Foundation Of Progress

Manchester University Debates From Our Own Correspondent One of the biggest meetings for many years held by the Manchester University Union last week decided by an overwhelming......

The Modern Way To Waisingham

A British gunner carried the Cross in a Blessed Sacrament procession of pilgrims to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in the Slipper Chapel, Walsingham, on Monday. Four......

Ecclesiastical And Other Information

kge, Mark Cross; Revv. Paul Browne, 0.S.B., Felix Moore, 0.F.M.Cap., Daniel Moynihan, William Smith, Inst. Char. APPOINTMENTS Portsmouth The following appointments are......

Bishops' Engagements Westminster For Cardinal Griffin,...

May 31, Cathedral : Sings None and Pontifical Mass and holds ordination of priests, 9 a.m. June I, Church of the Immaculate Conception, Hertford: Canonical Visitation and......

Ordinations Mark Cross

On Ascension Day, May 15, Mgr. Amigo, Archbishop, Bishop of Southwark, conferred the sacred priesthood on the following at St. Joseph's Col...

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Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. Among private audiences granted by the Holy Father recently were those to Cardinals Marmaggi, Mcrcati and Sapieha ; Senor Nabnco, Brazilian......