3rd April 1947

3rd April 1947
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Mgr. Stepanac Is Being More Harshly Treated

• • NEWS OF MOVE TO HOSPITAL WAS FALSE PROPAGANDA The Tito regime propaganda news that Mgr. Stepinac had been removed to hospital and was receiving more humane treatment is......

Fasting Concession For Nurses A Recently Promulgated...

Radio, permits all those engaged in the care of the sick to take nourishment up to 4 o'clock In the morning and to go to Holy Communion at Mass the same day....

Austrian Bishops Give 2,100 Acres

OF CHURCH LAND TO POORER PEASANTS 10,000 To Receive Land Enough For A House And Small Holding Over 2,100 acres of land belonging to the Church and to monasteries in Austria......

Dr. Tiso's Trial Was "objective"

The Agency statement that Dr. Tiso had been sentenced to death, in a report from Rome last week, was not accurate. We print below a dispatch from Bratislava, dated March 24,......

The Pope Receives Catholic T.u. Chiefs The Pope Received On

Thursday last, representatives of the International Confederation of Christian Trade Unions. The delegation was composed of the Vice-President, M. Gaston Tissier, the Secretary......

Mgr. Masterson Sends Greetings To Cologne

Mgr. Masterson, Archbishop of Birmingham, on Monday visited the Lord Mayor of Birmingham (Alderman A. F. Bradbeer) and handed him a message for Cardinal Frings, of Cologne.......

Party Flags May Not Be Blessed

Flags and standards of political parties may not be blessed, states a decree of the Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office, published in the Osservatore Romano of Friday last.......

Thieves Break Into Bethlehem Grotto

From Our Own Correspondent The jewellery was taken from a statue of Our Lady and the Infant Jesus, which was placed above the Tabernacle of the High Altar. The burglars gained......

The Pope To Stay In Rome

The Pope, who was to have gone to Castel Gandolfo, near Rome, to rest there during Easter Week, is to remain in the Vatican on doctor's orders, because of the poor weather, it......

What We Think Monarchy . In Spain

T HE Spanish Republicans and some of the Monarchists are saying that the constitutional changes introduced into Spain this week are a last desperate attempt to buttress a......

Archbishop Of Prague Demands Freedom For Catholic Schools

Mgr. Reran, Archbishop of Prague, has protested strongly against the proposed secularisation of schools in Czechoslovakia. Mgr. Reran, by inference, attacks President Benes.......

No Split In Dutch Catholic Party

From Our Own Correspondent The Council of the Catholic People's Party, at a special session on Saturday last, expressed its confidence in the Catholic Parlia. mentary group's......

Mr. Kennedy Against U.s. Aid To Europe

Analysing the stand taken by former American Ambassador to Great Britain, Joseph P. Kennedy, that economic aid to stop Soviet imperialism would so impoverish the United States......

Christian Brother To Be Beatified

The Christian Brothers, who have schools in many large towns in England, are rejoicing that the cause of the Beatification of the Venerable Servant of God, Bro. Benildres, is......

London School Boys Want A Brighter Catholic Press But It...

By W. J. IGOE Is the Catholic Press dull, drab and unimaginative in its presentation of news and views. " ideal reading for a wet Sunday afternoon, making it seem wetter "?......

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Sunday What!

SIR,—May I be brutally frank, for I think something like this needs saying ? The C.H. and the Roman Catholic Church generally is more afraid of Communism than prepared with the......

Sunday Sport

SIR,—One need not be a Puritan to disagree with your suggestion that this country should emulate the Continental custom of holding sport ing events, and, presumably, other......

Catholics And Russia

SIR.—All arguments about ins ternational relations are beset with the temptation to oversimplify. Thus, we are now acting on the assumption that Russian motives are entirely......

Le Rite Bayeuxien Si,—the Answer Of Your Correspondent To A

query as to whether there are variants from the Roman Rite still permitted in Europe and the observation that such deviations are permitted in " le Rite Bayeuxien," prompts me......

The Press Apostolate Sir,—j. P. L. Writes Of Our...

to pass the written Christian word to non-Catholics, and suggests that individuals should purchase a few copies of Catholic newspapers for weekly distribution. The problem is so......

"this Present Discontent"

S/R,—As one of Fr. Owen Dudley's " unthinking masses " who helped to put the present Government into power but who was not " deluded into sincerely believing that Socialism in......

"backward Children" Sir, — As A Doctor In Charge Of

some Child Guidance Clinics, may 1 suggest with all respect that some of your correspondents ascertain the meaning of the following terms which, by convention, have come to be......

Moral Re-armament Sir. — The Hierarchy Has Rightly Warned...

the danger of indifferentism inherent in the movement known as Moral Re-armament, and the faithful will naturally heed this warning. Yet Doris Burton's critical appreciation is......

Communism—religion

IN THE MISSIONS sut.—It is all very sweet for us here in these islands to shout against Communism, We claim (rightly) that religion is the great antidote to this menace. But......

1 Points From Let Rers The Oxford Group No Doubt Miss

Burton is correct in her claim that a Catholic — a " complete " Catholic — could not accept the Oxford Group teacling as " all " or even " enough." But isn't it true that a......

Answers

Where can 1 as.sfst at Vespers in Lou r don ? In addition to the information already given from the Catholic Directory—omitting Bayswater as noted last week—we call your......

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Lifter To Catholic Schoolboys

J ULY will see the end of another school year and many Catholic boys will reach a turning point in their lives. The Road of Life will lie open before them and they will ask......

Feminine Forum

IT TAKES COURAGE By GRACE CONWAY SHE is a young, clever and attrac tive girl. She has been asked to loin a party going to Paris for Easter. The idea was to start on Holy......

Earth And Ourselves Tansy

A MONG the various old customs whose origin would seem to have arisen from the advice of herbalists and apothecaries was that of eating Passion Dock or Tansy Pudding on Good......

Theatre Ballet And Opera

IA Fete Etrange. the Sadler's Wells opera-ballet company's new presentation illumines the " long, long thoughts " of youth. It is a delicate episode of adolescence — tiny......

Films By Grace Conway

Visit To " Brighton Rock PP liV1LL the Boulting Brothers " bring it off ? That's going to be the big question about the filming of Graham Greene's psychological thriller,......

Garden

POTATOES EASTER is traditionally potato planting time. This year we had better wait a while, not because of the calendar but because of the cold soil and the shortage of good......

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A Thousand Divorces A Week

A THOUSAND divorces a week ! That is the price which this country and its people . are paying at present for the revolt against the Christian teaching about marriage and the......

Uestions Of The Week

By Michael de la Bedogere The Austrian Bishops' Gesture NEWS has reached this country that the Austrian Hierarchy has decided to put land belonging to the Church and to......

Catholic Profiles: 97 I

WINIFRED MARY CHARLIER , MANY a person in England to-day would never have seen a Catholic book if it had not been for Winifred Mary Charlier. That may sound a pretty wild......

A Layman's Pulpit

Love's Pertinacity WHEN the Word took flesh the body which He assumed was pure and undefiled. When He returned to the world on Easter morning that same body bore the marks of......

Kalendar April 6-12

Sunday, April 6. Easter Sunday. (White.) Monday, April 7. Easter Monday. (White.) Tuesday, April 8. Easter Tuesday. (White.) Wednesday, April 9. Of the Octave. (White.)......

In A Few Words

Cardinal's Busy Tour THE Americans pride themselves on being hustlers, but the energy of Cardinal von Preysing, who has been the guest of the U.S. Hierarchy during the past six......

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Iceland's Bishop Is Hopeful For Future

A GENERAL VIEW OF REYKAJAVIK By HAROLD BUTCHER The third Icelander to enter the priesthood in more than four centuries, Hakon Loftsson, who recently corn. pleted his studies......

The Excuse

"Not to hurt anyone's religous feelings" was the excuse given by the Communist Minister of Information in the Czech Cabinet, Vaclav Kopecky, for keeping Catholic religious......

Talks On The Faith In Madrid Factories

On Wednesday last a new experiment in bringing the Gospel back to the worker in Spain was initiated under the inspiration of Mgr. Leopold Eijoy Garay, Bishop of Madrid. Priests......

The Roman Curia Will Not Move

A Rome evening paper printed an article to the effect that members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See were taking steps with the appropriate authorities with a......

Warning A Gainst "grotesque" In Art

Mgr. Giovanni Costantini, Archbishop of Colossae, President of the Central Pontifical Commission for Sacred Art in Italy, has addressed a letter to the Bishops of Italy warning......

Religious To Be Trained In The Care Of The Children

Writing in the first number of Child Care Quarterly Review, just issued, Cardinal Griffin announces that " it is proposed to establish three or four centres in this country for......

Chinese Psalms Set To Music

A Chinese musician, Mr. Kiang Wen Ye, is working on the music for the Psalms which have recently been translated into Chinese. Mr. Ye is known outside of the Far East for his......

Heroic Work Of Help For P.o.w.s Carried On By Two Ladies I

One of Whom is an Invalid By a Staff Reporter A ONE-ROOMED cottage in a Hampshire village is the headquarters of a remarkable work of Catholic Action, the Prisoners of War......

Profession Of Faith Answer To Communist Congratulations

A profession of faith was made by Baron Maurice de Fontenay at the ceremonial presentation of a gold medal offered by the City of Paris for the longest record of service in the......

Communists Take Over Welfare Work

Catholic charity - organisations in the Soviet zone of occupation of Germany are quickly being absorbed by Communist organisations. according to a report of the Swiss Catholic......

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What Is A Catholic Novel?

W. J. IGOE ("C.H." Fiction Reviewer) in a brilliant answer discusses Chesterton, Graham Greene, Waugh, Kate O'Brien and Bruce Marshall "NOR let us be too hard," wrote Belloc. "......

Drama

Lady Gregory and the Abbey Lady Gregory's Journals. Edited by Lennox Robinson. (Putnam, 18s.). Reviewed by BERNARD KEELAN THESE journals, covering the period from 1916 to......

I Books Received A Nation In Fetters. By A. K. Opolski

(Montgomery Printing, Newtown). A valuable small cornpendium (unpriced) about the state of Poland to-day. Belsen Uncovered. by Derrick Sington (Duckworth, 8s. 6d.). An account......

Book Of The Month

Fr. Hughes' Third Volume A History of the Church. Vol. 111, The Revolt Against the Church: Aquinas to Luther. By Philip Hughes. (Sliced and Ward, 25s.) Reviewed by DR. GORDON......

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Catholic Herald. Thursday. April 3, 1947 7

Catholic Trade Unionists Hear Both Political Sides By a Special Correspondent An example of the striking effect of well-planned Catholic Action was afforded at Hayes last week......

First Communicants At Martyrs' Shrine

With the Papal flag and the flag of St. George flying, the first public pilgrimage of 1947 was held on Lady Day at the Shrine of the English Martyrs, Catforth. It was made by......

Liverpool Y.c.w. Leader On Youth's Ideal

"Youth has to be given an ideal, and the only true ideal is that based on the Christian concept of work, love and marriage," declared Y.C.W. Regional Organiser Tom Casey, of......

Religious Teaching Is Not An "extra"

Criticising the proposal to trans. fer boys of the St. Helen's and Sacred Heart schools to secondary schools in the borough, Canon J. L. Whitfield (Southend) said: " We do not......

By A Special Correspondent The Transformation Made In The...

of African women by Christian missionaries was graphically described by Sister Bride, of the White Sisters, when she spoke to members of St. Joan's Alliance at the Interval Club......

Mgr. Petit Receives His Parishioners

The new Bishop of Menevia, the Right Rev. J. E. Petit, who was consecrated fifth Bishop of Menevia at Llandudno last week, has now taken up residence at Bishop's House, Wrexham,......

Persons And Places

BLACKCOATED CATHOLICS STUDY IN SOHO "We know Communism is wrong and we are told that modern Capitalism is wrong. The object of this club is to find out where that wrong lies......

Youth Gives Pro And Con For The Catholic Press

(Continued front page must be dull: it is reflected in the pages of our Catholic newspapers." She reminded the audience that Holy Week was opening that day, This was recorded......

Ecclesiastical And Other Infolimatitin

BISHOPS' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: April 4, Cathedral: Assists at the Mass of the Presanctified, 1030 a m ; Tenebrae, 5.30 p.m.......

Crewe Catholics

" Secular thought is now realising that birth control is leading to race suicide. The social teaching of the Church has always stressed this point." Speaking to the......

Leeds Catholics Have A Grievance

Leeds Catholic schools' managers have a legitimate grievance against the Leeds Education Authority. While other L.E.A.s in the diocese have been helpful and considerate with......

From Our Own Correspondent

A practical task—to establish a hostel for Catholic working girls in the diocese—and a rapid survey of moral conditions in England, and of moral and material conditions on the......

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There May Be A Catholic Shrine Well Within Reach Of Your...

We publish, in this issue, pictures of three old buildings with intimate Catholic associations, two on this page and one on page five, which might well become places of "......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES.—The Pope bus received in private audience recently Cardinals Carlo Rossi, Luigi Lavitrano, Domenico Jorio, Giuseppe Pizzardo ; Mgr. Joseph......