30th October 1970

30th October 1970
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Pope's Offer To Anglicans At Ceremony: Ecumenism...

F OUR DAYS of ceremonies to mark the canonisation of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales ended in Rome this week as thousands of British pilgrims returned home. An estimated......

Why They Were Put To Death

R EFERRING to a fear in some quarters that the canonisation of the Forty Martyrs might be inopportune for ecumenical reasons, Fr. Paul Molinari, S.J., pointed out in Rome that......

Bells Peal Out As Pope Names The Forty

FROM ALAN McELWAIN IN VATICAN CITY A T eleven minutes past ten last Sunday, the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales became saints. Pope Paul. in St. Peter's Basilica, 'decreed......

Over 9,000 Pilgrims At Special Audience

FROM OUR ROME CORRESPONDENT SIMPLE TRUTH P OPE PAUL thanked the Westminster Cathedral Choir on Monday for its splendid singing at the Forty Martyrs canonisation ceremony in St.......

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Cardinal Thanked For Saving, School

BY A STAFF REPORTER P UPILS of More House School, the only independent Catholic day school for girls in Central London, delivered a letter of thanks to Cardinal Heenan on......

Miss Devlin Renounces Violence

T HE Catholic minority in Northern Ireland was "born to riot," because of the social conditions it lived in, said Miss Bernadette Devlin at a Press conference on Sunday. Miss......

Women's Education

M ORE than 200 women from Africa. North and Latin America, Asia and Europe attended an international conference on the education of women at Torhout. Belgium organised by the......

Ethical Guide By S.v.p.

I N combatin g such thing as abortion, euthanasia and contraception, the Church's arguments should not be confined to the spiritual reasons, but should also explain the......

Catholics Should Also Be Tau G Ht To Apply Their Reli G...

moral beliefs to political issues when necessary . . "so often the teaching of the Church has been too general and too vague, and has evaded contemporary and specific......

Brazilian Prelate To Head World Missionary Body

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT T HE first ever Latin American member of the Roman Curia was appointed last week by Pope Paul. He named Cardinal Rossi of Sao Paulo, Brazil, as......

Czech Talks At Vatican

C ZECHOSLOVAKIA has been seekin g "normalisation" of its relations with the Catholic Church in talks at the Vatican, the Austrian Catholic news agency Kathpress reported. Mr.......

Plea For Cardinal Mindszenty's Reti ▪ Rement H Ungary Has...

Vatican to persuade Cardinal Mindszenty, the Primate of Hungary, who is 78, to retire. This would remove the main stumbling-block in Hungary's Church-State relations, according......

Of U.s. Airmen

T HE wives of ei g ht American pilots who are missing after being shot down over Laos were received last week by Pope Paul. They said he had g iven a "very warm response" to......

Religious Freedom In Portugal

A LL forms of reli g ious discrimination are fotbidden in a Bill before the Portuguese Parliament. It g ives all citizens the ri g ht to opt for and practise the religion of......

Curb Smut In Post, Says M.p.

A DEMAND for the ti g htenin g of the law concernin g the sending of pornog raphic literature throu g h the post was made by Mr. John Gummer, M.P. for West Lewisham. when he......

Arms: Bishop To See Heath

T WO days after receiving a letter from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Michael Ramsey, supported by 100 An g lican bishops. expressing "deep disquiet" at the possible......

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Outdoor Mass At

TOWER HILL BY A STAFF REPORTER W HILE the countrymen of the Forty Martyrs were celebrating in Rome to mark last Sunday's canonisation ceremony. other celebrations were taking......

Catholics' Joy And Gratitude Expressed In Rome By...

CARDINAL HEENAN, in a tribute to the Forty Martyrs at the Gregorian University in Rome on Tuesday, said: "This university is unique in having on its calendar regular......

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The Martyrs' Memorial

T HE canonisation of the Forty Martyrs has rightly been described as a potential impetus to the cause of ecumenism in its truest sense. One of the most moving passages in Pope......

Philip's Baby Boob

C ONSERVATION of wild life among animals has long been one of Prince Philip's major concerns. Restriction of tame : life among humans has now, evidently, caught ; his interest.......

There Is Certainly No Lack • Of Inspiration For The

doctor in the life of Christ. His care of the sick, the sorrowful, the outcast, his gentleness in reproof, his patience with the wayward all provide us with examples we would do......

Telling The Patient

How often on reading an account of some dispute or dialogue do we have to say : "They cannot both be right." Indeed, in our more cynical moments we may be moved to ask with......

No Curt Revelation

Moreover we may ask : "What is the philosophy behind this desire to conceal the truth about the future from a patient?" If he is a humanist and believes that this life is all......

Changes In Society

Yet another area in which there is need for us to uphold the truth is in relation to more public issues. Traditionally, the doctor has been concerned with the individual......

The Spread Of Disease

They may be rightly concerned about the avoidance of extramarital conception but forget that the measures they advocate may well contribute to the increase and spread of......

Reforms Needed In Aid Project

MR. EDWARD HEATH'S recent speech at the United Nations struck a new note of practicality in an assembly which normally enjoys more than its fair share of hot air. "I speak," he......

Liberal Trade Policy

The aid programme. however. is far from perfect and needs some radical reforms. First of all there should be in Government aid a shift away from bilateral to multilateral......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater Youthfulness of tradition I T seems pretty impos sible, doesn't it. to find suitable names for the confused confrontations which disturb the people......

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Is There A Specific Ban On Catholics Holding This Post?

MR, - WAUGH, in his interesting profile of The Attorney General (October 23), suggests (guardedly) that no Catholic has ever been a Cabinet Minister in a Conservative......

No C.m.a.c. Ban Here Is No Bar To The Selection

of counsellors in the Catholic M arriagc Advisory Council on the ground of mixed marriage, as suggested by a correspondent in your issue of Oct. 23. Many CMAC counsellors are......

Barbarity Ll Sane And Decentipeople Will Agree With...

John-Stevas in his comment (Oct. 23) on the F.L.Q*s act of barbarity, but will someone please explain how this act differs from countless others committed by the Viet C'ong?......

Lack Of Feeling In Review

THE eview in last week's issue by Julian Buxton of the Elm ik by Canon Colin Stephenson "The Walsingham Way" was, if not an example of "the bitterness of the bad old days" of......

Progressivese Of Lord

Soper L ORD SOPER, during his interview (October 16) with Mr. Auberon Waugh, makes the following statement "Life is sacred, but if I have to make a choice between the value of......

Why We Need To Pray In Unison During Mass

IN reply to Major Hurst (October 23), 1. agree that there is no doctrine saying that we should pray aloud in unison. Our obligation at Mass is simply to pray in unison. I do......

Renewal Group's Pamphlet

WITH regard to Fr. What morc's intimation (Oct. 23) that the Catholic Renewal Movement's sponsorship of its now widely known pamphlet is reprehensible, it is clear that all......

The Jay Of Not Running A Car

T HE arguments that Desmond Albrow presented (Oct. 23) against the use of the motor car are so overwhelming that it is amazing that people do not refuse to use cars. They are,......

Subtle Tactics?

H OW subtle of you to em barrass yoUr correspondent, Mr. G. J. A. Stern, for his xenophobic outbursts by printing his letters. With other newspaper editors reacting in much the......

Egg Throwers Y Our Correspondent C. G. Mcgee (oct. 23)...

slated President Nixon's visit to Ireland agrees with the egg throwers, but regrets that their aim was not more accurate. All that these mindless eggthrowers proved was that......

Abstaining From Communion

N OT to find it trying to have to abstain from Communion at a non-Catholic service (letter Oct. 23) betrays a complete lack of the spirit of the New Testament; all should yearn......

Question And Answer

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Eternal punishment Question If we are made in the inzage t4 God. it .seents reasonable to sup1. ,, \e that God's sense of ;owlet , will he no less......

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Triumphant Exile Of A Philosophic Prophet

by Fr. JEAN CHARLES-ROUX Letters to Two Friends by Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (Rupp & Whining 45s.) T HIS new volume of Fr. Teilhard's correspondence is made of two series of......

Not All Grime And Grimness

by MALACHY CARROLL Foster Care: Theory and Practice by V. George ( R0111ledge and Ke g an Paul £3) T HIS l ucidly presented, splendidly organised and documented book written by......

Poets Of Style

by MAURICE NASSAN, S.J. The Heirs of Donne and Jonson by Joseph H. Summers (Chatto & Windus 38s.) r IS book comprises a series ot* essays on seventeenth century poets who came......

Ruthless Server Of God And State

by Sir CHARLES PETRIE Richelieu and His Age. vol. Assertion of Power and Cold War by Carl J. Burckhardt (George Allen & Unwin 75s.) T HIS volume, the second of Professor......

Knowledge, Painlessly Gained

by PAULA DAVIES THE setting was the Mer1 maid Theatre, Puddle Dock, London, on a Saturday morning, the occasion a scientific entertainment called "O.K. for Sound". More than......

Emnity Beyond War In Vietnam

by CHARLES FLETCHER-COOKE, Q.C.,M.P. The Cross and the Bo-tree Catholics and Buddhists in Vietnam by Piero Gheddo (Sheed and Ward New York) HE Church in Vietnam was founded on......

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Fighting The System

IS it possible for an indi vidual, however courageous and determined, to fight the system and win? This week's films pose this question and come up with some interesting......

Massive Mind Survey

THE grand conspectus, the • 1 sweeping survey — you can see its attraction for the makers of television. Here, they say, we can put before the people the whole sweep of human......

Could Be Good

Tonight, ITV: "The Adventures of Don Quick." Set in space, this is a satirical look at homo sap with a quixotic captain hero and his sergeant Sam Czopanser. Monday, BBC-1:......

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M.p. Heads

'loyalist' group L AST weekend saw the formation of a new group of laymen in Britain dedicated to upholding the authority of the Holy See and supporting the authentic teaching......

Ensuring Peace

T HE French branch of Pax Christi, the international Catholic Peace organisation, has called for the setting up of a Government agency for disarmament. Pointing out that France......

'the Ants Were Very Tasty'

T O MOST Anglo-Saxon stomachs inured to fish and chips or roast beef and Yorkshire pudding the prospect of fried white ants would sound a queasy business indeed. But in the......

New For The Danes

A NEW Christian party will -caalmost certainly be fielding candidates in the 1971 Danish General Election. The party manifesto, while mentioning in general terms the country's......

Novel Gift Scheme

O NE of the most novel ideas the retail trade has seen in years is being hacked by four businessmen — two Catenians and two Freemasons. Called Intergift it enables people......

Catholic M.p. A Whip

H UGH ROSS], M,P, for Hornsey, was appointed assistant Government Whip last week. Mr. Rossi. aged 43, is a solicitor and was elected to Parliament in 1966. Married with one son......

Our Father In Pidgin

Papa bilong mifelo yu stop long heven, of i santium nem bilong yu, kingdom bilong yu i karn of i harirn tok bilong yu long graund olsem long Never. Tude yu givim kaikai bilong......

Abbot Of Belniont Dies At 46,,om

R EQUIEM MASS for Dom Robert Richardson. seventh Abbot of Belmont, who died on Sunday evening aged 46, is being celebrated today at Belmont. Fr. Mark. headmaster of Belmont......

Survey Into Merseyside Alcoholism

P LANS for a detailed survey of the extent and problems of alcoholism on Merseyside have been proposed by the Merseyside Council on Alcoholism, and welcomed by the Calix Society......

Big Changes In Caritas Structure

A NEW Secretary-General and a fresh look at the perspectives of charity these were the results of a four-day session held in Rome last week by the Executive of Caritas, the......

Ordinations Decrease Each Year

O NLY 4,647 priests were ordained in the world itt 1969, compared with 5,107 in 1968, according to a report delivered to a meeting of the Vatican Congregation for Catholic......