31st January 1947

31st January 1947
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Any Charlatan Can Call Himself Psycho-analyst

—SAYS DR. DOWNEY By a Staff Reporter " Whatever be the merits of legitimate psycho-analysis, it has certainly become a weapon of offence in the hands of the carnal minded,"......

Former Dominican I Provincial Dies

The death occurred on Sunday last, January 26, in the Hospital of St. John and St. Elizabeth, of Fr. Edward Laurence Shapcote, OP., former Provincial of the English Province of......

Quebec's Last Tribute To Dead Cardinal

Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York, and Cardinal McGuigan, Archbishop of Toronto, headed a vast concourse of eminent clerics from all over America at the funeral......

I Hungarian Catholic Party Is Deprived Of Its Majority In...

So far only one figure of Catholic significance, the Rev. Julius Bejczy, Chancellor of the Szekesfehervar diocese, has been arrested in the current "conspiracy " round-up which......

Italy Adopts Lateran Pacts

The lateran treaties signed by Pope Pius XI and Mussolini in 1929 were incorporated into the final draft of the new Italian constitution on Friday last. The final draft reads:......

British Churchmen Report On Germany

The Report of the delegation of British Churchmen on its viSit to the British Zone of Germany last October — already reported in THE CATHOI IC HERALD — has been published......

Where Are The Workers Going?

—ASKS CANON CARDLIN " Where are the workers going ? Are they going towards God, or towards Moscow?" Canon Cardijn asked on Wednesday last, in an address to the Y.C.W., at which......

Christians At Palestine Talks

Mr. Yousef Sahyoun, a prominent Catholic of Haifa, who was a member of the Arab Delegation received by the Pope in Rome last year. is one of the Arab representatives at the......

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Beginning Of The Unity Octave

Ste,—/ was very interested in the articles in connection with Church Unity Octave, particularly your leader suggesting more widespread action in the parishes. Per sonally, I am......

Employment And Trade Sir,—it Seems To Me Self-evident...

is a more reliable index of prosperity than the volume of international trade. Our " standard of living" depends upon how much we produce, not upon how much of what we produce......

Dr. Simcox Suk.—i Don't Know Whether You Will Allow Me

to comment on Professor O'Rahilly's interesting article. If you will, I shall be grateful if you will let your readers and myself know the maximum space you can grant me for my......

Catholic Ex-servicemen

Soo—With all due respect to the enthusiasrr of Mr. Ibbett, I would urge a halt to the formation of any more societies in the Church, for they mean nothing but a dissipation of......

Capt. Acworth On Conscription Slr, — Captain Acworth's...

introduced by the editorial statement that he is " one of the country's best experts on naval warfare and v. ar strategy." Captain Acworth first attracted attention by his......

Liverpool Conservatives

Sot,--As a Catholic and a Conservative, the recent reports on Liverpool's alleged bigotry published in THE CATHOLIC HERALD caused me extreme discomfort. On reading the......

Screening Prisoners

Ste, " Jotter" refers to the method of upgrading P.O,W.s political grade said to have been communicated to him by a responsible officer. The statement that the upgrading depends......

Children's Leisure Str,—mr. Ilyam Seeks Elucidation On...

methods of education. The Iladow Report on Primary Education, 1931 (2s. 6d. from H.M. Stationery Office) is what he requires. If Mr. Elliott referred to the part of the report......

1 Points From Letters P.o.w. Curfew Will Readers Of Your...

please send letters of protest to their M.P.s Fe the cancelling of the Government order that P.O.W.s could remain out till 10 p.m. if invited? They have now to be in by 5 p.m.,......

Answers

Are church bells baptised? No. The symbolical ceremony of bleating has superfiaal analogies, e.g., exorcism, sprinkling, anointing, and naming; there is nothing to justify the......

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1 "whatever The Mistakes, The Shortcomings, The Human...

Chamberlain stands out as a man of sincerity, integrity and unflagging industry in the selfless pursuit of high ideals." NEVILLE CHAMBERLAIN — --By the Rt. Hon. Leslie......

Gramophone Recordings

Handel's " Messiah" T HE new Columbia recording of Handel's Messiah was made in the Huddersfield Town Hall during July. New recording techniques were employed, and many hours......

The Christian Woman

Eve and the Gryphon. By Fr. (ierald Vann. (Black fria rs, (us.). Reviewed by WINGI. WED HOPE " THERE is a great danger here," writes Fr. Gerald Vann, O.P, in reference to......

Earth And Ourselves Dees

A PICTURESQUE but quite " erroneous story told of St. Peter Nolasco (whose Feast falls on Friday of this week) states that when he was still in his cradle a swarm of bees built......

Films By Grace Conway

Fathers And Sons Tr is something of a coincidence that two of the most successful Continental films shown in London recently should have a similar theme. Day of Wrath (Danish)......

Theatre More Americana

R. Gerson Kanin, author of Born Yesterday (Garrick) is a famous Hollywood director. His background is apparent in his play. His theme, after its fashion, is democracy. It is a......

Garden

BE IN GOOD TIME SUCH things as digging are best left alone when the soil is sticky. and even when the soil is light you cannot do so much good by your work as the frost and......

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The Restoration Of Faith

S OME statistics of ignorance in the most elementary religious matters, recently given by Admiral Sir Geoffrey Layton, recall the shock which was caused early in the war by the......

Question. ,

• By Mieltael de in liedogere is Germany Potentially Dangerous ? REACTING against the wave of sympathy for the distressed people ot Germany which has swept over the......

Hilaire Belloc

IT would be extremely foolish to attempt a profile of Hilaire Ban without reference to the brilliant portrait in Chesterton's Autobiography, in which occurs the anecdote of the......

A Layman's Pulpit

The "Sacrament" of the Word WITH Septuagesima Sunday we enter upon the liturgical cycle which reaches its climax in the celebration of Easter. Before us lies the whole story......

Kalendalt February 2-8

Sunday, February 2. Septuagesima. (Purple.) Monday. February 3. The Purification of Our Lady. (Wh(te.) Tuesday. February 4. St. Andrew Corsini, Bishop and Martyr, 1373.......

Feminine Forum Entry Barred I Conway The Board Of Trade

department which deals with the import of periodicals is not at all popular with a good many of us just now. Once the war was over we hoped we would be able to get our favourite......

In A Few Words

Secret Polish Elections I N a remote village a po!icentan leads the intimidated inhabitants in procession to the ballot box. An envelope with a voting card is handed to......

Wise And Otherwise

There are Catholic societies which lunch and there are others which work: I have never heard of any which did both." — The Secretary of a Catholic Society....

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Catholic Herald, Friday, January 31, 1947 5

SOUTHWARK C.P.E.A, DEMANDS SPEEDY ACTION ON SCHOOLS MISS WILKINSON REPLIED The building, which was bought in 1938, was formerly a hissh-e ass girls' Grammar School run by thz......

Of Persons And Places

The late Bishop of Plymouth, Mgr. Barrett, who died on November 2, 1947, left £439. It IS to be proposed in a Congregation of the University of Oxford that the degree of M.A.......

Diocese Recommends 40 New Schools

Southwark Diocesan Schools' Commission have recommended nearly 40 entirely new schools— more than half Secondary Modern Schools out some bi-lateral with a Grammar......

H Play A Large N Politics— Woodruff

mr. tunity to the forces of disorder: secret stores of arms were common, mostly at the disposal of the extreme Left parties. The anti-clerical campaign in Italy was not too......

"modern Youth Has Not Rejected Cod"!

Birmingham Remembers Don BUM " MODERN YOUTH HAS NOT REJECTED GOD—IT HAS GROWN UP WITHOUT HAVING KNOWN HIM. A NEW CRUSADE OF YOUTH TO SAVE YOUTH IS WHAT WE NEED." The words......

The Workers Have Four Fears

Catholics must play their full part in the community as advocates of justice for all men, of whatever creed or colour. This was said by Councillor Harper, of Derby, when he......

Catholics Will Part In Europea

Catholicism would, said Mr. Douglas Woodruff, speaking on the European Situation at Birmingham University, last week, play a larger part in 20th-century politics than it had in......

A Catholic Looks At The World Here Is A Mother's-eye

View - 0.7; "The whole future of Christian civilisation depends on Catholic mothers." This claim was made by Mrs. Bower speaking at Foyle's Art Gallery, on Friday, on the......

Parents Must Unite Against Attack

" The C.P.E.A. should cooperate with other bodies equally concerned with parental rights especially In these days when such rights were being assailed by various forms of......

Dr. Downey

(Continued from page 1.) The books were professedly written in the interests of science, though it was obvious in some cases that their authors had not even a nodding......

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Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. Among those to whom the Holy Father has granted private audiences are Cardinals Tedeschini, Marmaggi, Mereati, Mar chetti Selvaggiani ; Mgr.......

Irish News Letter

A New Freedom Shows Itseli In The Press By the EARL OF WICKLOW Time was when the rival papers in this country gave little space to matters which might reflect on the political......

New Minister Starts Well Dr. Ryan Has Wasted No Time

since his appointment as Minister for Health, and has been prompt in appointing a most distinguished medical committee to investigate and advise on the serious spread of......

Customs-free Airport

The text has now been issued of the Bill to establish at Shannon the world's first customs-free air port. This is a most interesting development, and shows how, as we have......

Dutch Catholics Open Campaign For Spiritual Aid To Germany

From Our Own Correspondent In the quiet surroundings of the C atholic cultural Dutch Catholic Society for Spiritual Ren ewal organised conference on spiritual aid to Germany.......

Tito's Persecution Continues Unabated

Reports from Yugoslavia indicate that the bitter persecutions of the Catholic Church continue, and that even the most ordinary religious services are being construed as " crimes......

The 1944 Act

WHAT IT WILL COST CATHOLICS " While average costs and average contributions cannot depict the true situation, it would be no exaggeration to say that the first costs to......

I Can You Snare Your Chocolate ?

German and Austrian children may now receive chocolates and sweets from the United Kingdom. Save Europe Now, the organisation responsible for the scheme, announces that......