31st October 1947

31st October 1947
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C.e.g. Inter-guild Conference

Catholic Evidence Guild is Young and Enthusiastic By a Staff Reporter Over 2,000 people crowded into the Strand Theatre, London, on Sunday last, to attend the rally of the......

Cardinal To See Parents Who Are Still On Strike

The Dagenham schools strike is now entering the third month. A few of the parents have given in and are sending their children to non-Catholic schools, but most of them are......

German Bishops Protest At Red Kidnappings

By MAX JORDAN BERLIN. A joint note adopted by the German Bishops has been presented to the Allied Control Coun cil. In it the Bishops protest against the ruthless and......

Conservatives Don't Want Catholics

By a Staff Reporter "The objects of this association shall be to unite the friends of Conservative principles in maintaming Protestantism, in resisting the attacks that are, or......

A Washing Machine For The Pope

A gold and silver plated automatic washing machine addressed to Pope Pius XII, Vatican, Rome, has been shipped by air from New York. It is reported to be a gift to the Pope from......

Defender Of Hundred Saints Is Dead

From a Correspondent Rohn. Cardinal Salotti, Prefect of the Congregation of Rites, died on Friday morning in Rome, at the age of 77. Cardinal Salotti, who throughOut his life......

Sacred College Lacks Eight Members

With the death of Cardinal Salotti, The Sacred College of Cardinals is reduced to 62 members. Of the 62 Cardinals, one was created by Pope Pius X, Cardinal Pignatelli di......

I Saw A Miracle At Fatima

By CHARLES OSBORNE I saw a Miracle at Fatima. I was there as a pilgrim, and arrived in time to take part in the monthly pilgrimage, which was also the 30th anniversary......

Is Our Hierarchy Still Illegal?

STRANGE RESULTS OF RESEARCH INTO EXCLUSION FROM LIST OF "PRIVILEGED BODIES" By ANDREW BOYLE Although some six historians and lawyers declined to give me a definite answer......

The Cardinal Makes A Statement

"Cardinal Griffin was unaware of the action being taken by the National Board of Catholic Women. " He recalls that His Majesty King Edward VII received a deputation headed by......

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" The Anglican Illusion"

S1R, - The article entitled " The Anglican Illusion," by Mr, Richard O'Sullivan, K.C., Contains one grave fallacy. It dates the setting up of the present Anglican Established......

Occupation Of Germany

See-There is one passage in the interview with Lord Pakenham which hire disturbed me very much. He Says " We have no intention whatever of quitting Germane in any future under......

The Laws Of Chance

From Arnold Lunn Sat,-A correspondent whose letter you forwarded refers to my "ludicrous statement" that de Nous( was the first to apply mathematics successfully to a......

What Is A "holy Picture?"

Ste.-Would it he naughty to suggest that Miss Conlay's amusing article is illustrated by two fine examples of what isn't I A " Holy " picture, lace or deckle-edged has, first......

"want To Work"

Site-May I congratulate THE CATHOL/C HERALD OH the excellent article by Mr. Colm Brogan. The urgent need to-day for a vocational attitude not only in the Nursing and Teachin g......

Work A Joy After Constant Pain

All Through The Health Salts We Specially Recommend For Women " In the Spring," writes Mrs. C. F. S., of Chichester, " I had Rheumatism badly. I tried many things and began to......

Cut Out Colds, Cut Through Catarrh

If you haven't a. cold, here's the way to keep free. Carry the handy, flat tin of BESORBON medicinal snuff always with you. Take a pinch whenever you hear a sneeze or a snuffle.......

Spain: A Challenge To T.u.c.

From Dr. Halliday Sutherland SIR, - TO your extracts from my address to the Bradford English Society, I would be grateful if you will add the following-"Travel is difficult,......

Of Catholics And Politics

S1R, - Mr. Flanagan, whose arithmetic hardly inspires confidence in his political calculations, should not confuse the British political issue with the Irish green herring.......

Fr. Ignatius Spencer As A Film

snz. - I read with interest, as many must have read, Miss Conway's suggestion in her notes on films that a film be made about a British saint, and venture to suggest the name of......

Points From

LETTERS The Printers' Guild of St. John May I appeal through your columns to all Catholic printers to join the Printing and Allied Trades Guild of St. John the Evangelist,......

Answers

Can an " honest " person lose the Faith? No; the supernatural gift of God cannot be lost without sin-but, in the last resort-who knows the degrees of responsibility? God and......

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Christ, The Cross, The Crisis

By Caryl, Houselander THE crisis is two things. To the world the collapse of materialism. To the individual Gethsemane. 1 he collapse of materialism around us dues not imply......

Films By Grace Conway

Latin Cinema Upsurge ONE of the post-war surprises in the cinema world has been the quality of the new Italian Iiims. Roine - Open City, took a long time to reach London, but......

Some Recent Novels

Reviewed by W. J. IGOE If He Hollers Let Him Go. By Chester Himes. (Falcon, 8s. 6d.) MR. Himes' young negro feels about white people as the Daily Worker would have us believe......

Theatre

R. F. Delderfield's All Over The Town at the PLAYHOUSE Seems VD have been written with the Press Commission in mind. Of all those connected with the " Sandcombe Clarion's"......

Catholic Herald, Friday, October 31, 1947 3

A MESSAGE FOR EUROPE Men and ,Saints. By Charles P4tiy. iKegan Paul, Ws. 6d.) Reviewed by J. B. MORTON SELECTIONS from Peguy's SELECTIONS published by Gallimard and in the......

...family Matters, By

, Philomenal C.:Ming Ail Readers! I WANT to tell all readers of this Family section • how much I value their comments and how I hope that anyone who feels that he or she has a......

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The Lesson Of Mr. Mikolajczyk

T HE disappearance of M. Mikolajczyk from the partitioned post-war Poland dramatically ends the most startling instance of the policy of appeasement ot Soviet Russia initiated......

Questiong Of The Week

How To Read This Winter's News By Michael de la Illedoyere CAN democracy survive in the modern world? It is an old ques,ion, but the actual answer is now being hammered out......

Catholk" . Workers'

NOTEBOOK CATCH PHRASES ing and fuel, are in a way the temp IN my post this week as well as in n the proceedings of our Soc:eties, Trade Unions, and political Groups the......

Catholic Profiles 27

KATHLEEN E. FELL MISS Fell would lay no claim to be a profound scholar or literary critic, yet it is a fact that hooks and the handling of Catholic books have proved the main......

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ALL SORTS Fr. Bernard Basset, S.J.1 The Last Post THREE samples of what the A postman brings: (I) G. B. (Ex-264 squadron, R.A.F.): "Dear Father. As a sideline to your Just for......

Your Daily Mass Guide

November 2-8 SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2. 23rd Sunday after Pentecost. 2nd coll. of the Octave. Cr. Pref. Trinity. (Green.) MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3. All Souls. d. (Black.) TUESDAY, NOVEMBER......

And Build Greater." ' (st. Luke, Chap. 12, Verse 18)."

Fascinating Art C OULD anything be more fascinating than the Exhibition of Cleaned Pictures at the National Gallery? What with the pictures, some only cleaned in parts to show......

In A Few Words

Plenty of Talent ? pOLLOWING on my note last week about attempts at modelling (now more successfully carried through to the plaster plaque of a dancing dog) I should like to......

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Section Sf St. Joan's Hi

very Country Our Aim -SAYS DAME VERA MATHEWS By a Staff Reporter "We shall not be content until we see a section of St Joan's klilance in every country in the world, not only......

Catholic Women Welcome New Bill

By a Staff Reporter The proposed Bill, mentioned In the King's speech at the opening of Parliament, to amend the law governing the national status of women, was welcomed by St......

Property Control More 1m, Or1ant

—BERNARD SULLIVAN "Control of property is more important than ownership. The Catholic doctrine of the workers sharing in management is magnificent, but, strangely enough, it is......

Film Magnate Visits Catholic Club Herbert Wilcox, The...

renewed old Catholic associations when, accompanied by Anna Neagle, he paid a surprise visit to Se Patrick's Young Men's Club, Leeds, on Saturday last. In his younger days, when......

Persons And Places

Good Shepherd Convent, Blackley. The Committee report that as the result of their appeal, the sum of £205 has been handed to the Mother Prioress, who has expressed her deep a......

C.e.g. Prepa Es For Intensive Action

"It Is A Challenge To Times" -SAYS CARDINAL GRIFFIN BY A STAFF REPORTER Delegates from Catholic Evidence Guilds in all parts of Britain assembled in the Strand Theatre on......

Parents Want To See School Record Cards

From Our Own Correspondent The provisional Co - ordinating Council of the Catholic Parents' mid Electors' Association have recommended Diocesan Councils that representations be......

Abbot Of Belmont To Attend Jubilee

The Lord Abbot of Belmont and Over 20 priests, secular and regular, are joining the parishioners of St. Frances, Ross-on-Wye, on November 5, when the parish priest, Fr. G. B.......

Mgr.brownopens Home For Unmarried Mothers

By GRACE CONWAY The Bishop of Pella (Mgr. Brown) performed the "naming" ceremony of the home for unmarried mothers and their babies at 144, Leigham Court Road, on Tuesday. The......

A Consolation

Devotion To Our Lady Is Increasing —SAYS U.C.M. CHIEF By a Staff Reporter "Events in the world are a sign that the stress is increasing in the fight between good and evil—in......

Legion Of Mary Arrange Retreats

The Legion of Mary have arranged a series of week-end retreats for men, to be held in the various religious houses in London district. The Urgent need for a prJvision of this......

Bishops' Engagements Westminster For Cardinal Griffin,...

31, Cathedral: Sings First Vespers of All Saints, 3.15 p.m. November 1, Cathedral: Sings Tema and Solemn Pontifical Mass, 10 a.m. November 2, Church of the Blessed Sacrament,......

Ecclesiastical And Other Information

APPOINTMENTS Clifton The following appointments are announced in the diocese of Clifton: the Rev. J. Rea, D.D., Ph.D., has been appointed by the Holy See to the parish of St.......

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Anti-catholic Forces Getting Organised

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A " nation-wide organisation " to ensure the separa tion of the Church and State is likely to become the centre of anti-Catholic activity in the......

Wurlitzer Organ For St. Peter's

ROW. An electric organ, presented by Cardinal Dougherty, Archbishop of Philadelphia, for use in one of the smaller chapels in Vatican City, may be installed as the main organ......

French Priests Want Sunday To Be Holy Day

By M. MASSIANI A congress of 2,000 priests and religious, at Lyons, under the leadership of Cardinal Gerlier, Archbishop of Lyons, has advocated making Sunday a " family......

Annual Requiem For Cardinals

On November 5 the Pope will preside at the Solemn Mass for the repose of the souls of the members of the Sacred College who have died during the past year. The Pope will be......

Irish News Letter

De Valera Threatens a General Election By the EARL OF WICKLOW There has been considerable comment on a speech by Mr. de Valera in which he said that if the Government were......

Price Control Mr. Lemass Made A Long And Interesting Speech.

when moving the second stage of the Industrial Efficiency and Prices Control Bill. and pointed out that to control prices is easier said than done. The difference between Mr.......

A Northern Bill Considerable Opposition Has Been Aroused...

Stormont Parliament by a Bill which has been introduced for " the safeguarding of employ ment." Mr. Brian Maginess, the Northern Ireland Minister of Labour, said that the......

New French Bishop Is Appointed

The Pope has appointed Canon Louis de Bazelaire, Vicar General and Superior General of the senior Seminary at Nancy, Archbishop of Chambery. The new Archbishop, who is 54 years......

The Church In Japan Is Going Ahead Fast

By FR. P. O'CONNOR, S.S.C. The Church in Japan is going ahead by leaps and bounds. The latest statistics show that adult baptisms are More than twice those of the normal......

1,000 New Students For Catholic University

Over 1,000 new students were enrolled this year at the Catholic University in Lublin. The usual solemn inauguration of the new school-year was made by Bishop Golinski who spoke......

Cardinal Mindszenty's Threefold Demand

From Our Own Correspondent BUDAPEST. Two hundred and fifty thousand people prayed at the open-air Pontifical High Mass celebrated by Cardinal Mindszenty, which was part of the......

Catholics Treated Like `d.p.s'

—Bishop Petit From Our Own Correspondent. NOTTINGHAM. How unfairly Catholics are treated under the Education Act, 1944, was stressed by Mgr. John Petit. the Bishop of Menevia,......

Car Thusian Reception Is Filmed

From a Special Correspondent For the first time in Spain, and perhaps in the world, the reception of the Carthusian habit was filmed at Miraflores monastery, on October 18.......

The Flight Of Polish Catholic Leader

:ried to persuade the Russians that his country would inevitably be more friendly to the U.S.S.R. if it were free and that it might be an invaluable ally. economically and......