30th May 1969

30th May 1969
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M.p.'s Bid To Amend The Abortion Act

BY A STAFF REPORTER I N an attempt to end the "legalised abortion racket", Mr. Norman St. Johns Stevas, M.P., aims to introduce a private member's Bill in the House of Commons......

Newman Group's Troubles

By a Staff Reporter M EMBERS of the Newman Association. the society for Catholic graduates, are being asked for their views on the future of their organisation. A document......

Statement On The Pill Denied

A REPORT originating in From a Rome Correspondent Spain that Pope Paul is about to make a statement on birth control, modifying his encycl cal Miniature riitite, was discounted......

Moon Flight Proves God's Greatness, Says Pope Paul

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT popE PAUL, at his weekly general audience on the day Apollo 10 went into orbit round the Moon, said the "wondrous" flight was proof of the greatness......

Tay Black Power £60m' Demand To W.c.c.

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT BLACK POWER'S de mands for something in the region of £60 million for various racial causes are to be put before the policymaking Central Committee......

Cardinal 'could Have Returned'

From a Rome Correspondent S HORTLY before his death in Rome this month, the Czech Government agreed to allow Cardinal Beran. the exiled Archbishop of Prague, to return to his......

Communists Warned On Threat Of Christianity

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT WHII,E dialogue between Marxists and Christians is a step "necessary for mutual understanding" it is in no way "a cause for fraternisation"......

Prince Philip Hits At Bigotry

p RINCE PHILIP, addressing the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh on Monday, said the influence of the Churches at the present time was solutely crucial,"......

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Churches Urged To Support Race Revolutions

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE WORLD COUNCIL OF CHURCHES is to be urged to support resistance movements and revolutions as a last-resort step in the fight against racialism,......

'reparations' Refused In New York

T HE Archdiocese of New ' York has firmly rejected the manifesto of the National Black Economic Development Conference which calls for £201) million in "reparations" to black......

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Desmond Albrow

WISH that I could share the joy and untold delight that most people appeared to take in the latest exploits of the American astronauts and the •prospect of a landing on the......

Dedicated To The Africans

PAULA DAVIES meets two Englishwomen— UKUDUMA and Nnan fuka are the unlikely African names of two attractive English girls who, after spending a few years in Africa, have......

A Different Smile From The Man On The Moon

Apart from the middle age and the glasses I sadly reflected that I was untainted with affron, but resolved that although I did not possess it I could at least write about it.......

Postmen's `go-slow' Causing Public Resentment

by ALAN McELWA1N _t - . "WORK TO RULE" slowdown of Italian post and telegraph workers, following on a 48-hour full scale strike, has caused such a monstrous delay to telegrams......

Sister Teresa's Batik Pictures

By MAUREEN VINCENT N EXT month Croydon's Fairfield Hall will be having its first exhibition of batik pictures. The artist is a nun. Sister Teresa D'Cruz, of the Ladies of......

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Opinion

Testing time in Sudan 'T HE military-backed coup in the Sudan is -L inevitably a cause for concern, despite the merciful lack of bloodshed so far. It must be hoped that the new......

Whatever 11appened To Fr. Barry And Fr. Pat?

By John Brennan THERE was a time when all the Catholic clergy in the United States were Irish. Or so it seemed. They came in two sizes, the Pat O'Brien and the Barry......

Fairer Housing Deal Urged For Unmarried Mothers

By a special correspondent I N a long report calling for a fairer deal for unmarried mothers who seek council houses, the National Council for the Unmarried Mother and her Child......

The Holy Spirit: Neglected Person Of The Trinity

by Norman St.John-Stovas R ECENTLY in this column I have been writing about political matters, but this week I am returning again to religion as such and reflecting on the Holy......

Reflection

by Fr. P. J. Tansey Work as worship W ORK is the signature of mind on matter. As such, it is our chief devotion to the Holy Trinity. Otherwise, our worship may be worthless.......

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The Forty Martyrs: Widespread Desire For Canonisation

IN reply to J. A. Fletcher (May 23) the purpose of the reformed calendar is not to diminish veneration of the martyrs, still less to abolish canonisations. It is to change......

Horrified By Tv Critic

I HAVE the greatest admirallion for your Arts columns and criticisms. I always enjoy them and very often agree with them! Last week I was horrified to see the headline "Flat......

Falling Into Traps

M RS. CARSON ROWLAND (May 16) is to be congratulated. She loves Our Lady. She is distressed at Fr. Symon falling into a trap. As a former Spiritual Director in the Legion of......

Guidance Sought On Wealth

ISN'T it about time the Church expounded her teaching on wealth and what poverty should mean for the Christian layman today? In this very important matter we are left to find......

Abortion And Killing In War

CHRISTOPHER HOLLIS ' 4 - 4 (May 9) seems to consider the duties of a soldier in war more distasteful than those of an abortionist in peace-time. He is perfectly entitled to his......

Cassock Wearers In Gadarene Rush

to disaster I THANK Rosemary Haughton for her kind words (May 23) about my article on Mother Teresa. I must, however, point out that she is wrong in supposing that birth control......

Anglicans On Lourdes Pilgrimage

y ouR report of the recent National Pilgrimage to Lourdes is headed "Anglican Bishop leads pilgrimage" (May 23). Surely such wording is misleading to your readers as the......

Blessed Sacrament Processions

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question. In view of recent thinking on the Eucharist, what is to be said for or against processions of the Blessed Sacrament?......

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Looking At Yesterday

by H. R. F. KEATING L OOKING back at our immediate past is almost always a profitable occupation, even if it serves only to make us coo in happy wonder at the clothes we wore......

Comedies With A Macabre Touch

by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART OST people would agree that the cinema is due, indeed overdue, for a comedy wave. Unfortunately nobody seems in the - mood to inspire the gusty gales of......

Theology Today By Fr. S. G. A. Luff

Priest, People and Parish six priests look at parish renewal (Deacon Books Chapman 16s.) Eight papers given to clergy in the Liverpool archdiocese as part of an official......

Teach Yourself To Teach

by MARY VAUGHAN Say an experiment in Learning by Simon Stuart (Nelson 42s.) O N THE first page, the author's wish to have his book "read as a tentative exploration of the area......

The Far From Bloodless Nobleman Busily Unbowed

by T. F. LINDSAY The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell, 1944 - 197 (George Allen & Unwin 42s.) tiF the many strange old noblemen who capture publicity. Bertrand, Earl Russell,......

Catholic Ladies Tell All

by CATHERINE PAKENHAM Sex: Female—Religion: Catholic by Sally Cunneen (Burns Oates 25e.) HE ideal Catholic woman is one who marries a Catholic, practises birth control only by......

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Moon Probe And Christianity By Muggeridge

BY A STAFF REPORTER A. PACKED congregation at St. Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, London, on Tuesday heard Malcolm Muggeridge say that when someone had asked him how his attitude to......

Cardinal Blesses Hospital

eARDINAL GRAY. Arch bishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh. performed one of his first public ceremonies since his return from Rome after being made a cardinal when he blessed a......

Viet Cong Aided South In Village For Children

ITIET CONG guerrillas pro vided an escort for building materials being delivered to the site of a children's village outside Saigon after. the let offensive last year. and then......

Charity Walk Raises 2150

PUPILS of St. Thomas More Upper School, Wood Green, recently organised a sponsored walk from Tottenham along the banks of the River Lea to Waltham Abbey, where a short service......

3 Eiople Rr He Newly Appointed High - 11 Commissioner For...

in London, Mr. Victor Kanu, was a student of Plater College (the Catholic Workers' College), Oxford. 1959 to 1961. He then went on to St. Benet's Hall, Oxford, and took his......