3rd April 1970

3rd April 1970
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African Bishop Attacks Church In Angola

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A RCHBISHOP Emmanuel Milingo of Zambia has attacked the Catholic Church in Portugal's African territories of Angola and Mozambique for accepting......

Support For Rhodesian Bishops

THE heads of 16 non Catholic churches in Rhodesia will meet this month to discuss the Catholic bishops' pastoral message which attacked the regime's new Land Tenure Act. Most......

Euthanasia Bill Will Meet Strong Opposition

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE Voluntary Euthanasia Bill, which is being introduced in the House of Commons on Tuesday, is expected to meet much stronger opposition than the Abortion......

Schools May Prefer `all-in'

By a Staff Reporter CATHOLIC reaction to the Donnison report so far has been muted; but it does seem clear that if the demand to go comprehensive is implemented, rather than go......

Society's £1,670 Aid For India

THE Shrewsbury diocesan Society of St. Vincent de Paul last year sent £1,670 to India. Of this amount £614 was sent directly by local conferences associated with local......

Tortures Condemned

'TORTURES by police "in nations dear to us" were condemned by the Pope in his pre-Easter speech before thousands of people in St. Peter's Basilica last week. In one of the......

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Petition On World Poverty Signed By Over A Million

BY A STAFF REPORTER M ORE than a million people called for more positive action to combat world poverty in the National Sign-In launched last December. It was organised by the......

Invitation To Becket Celebrations Criticised

BY A STAFF REPORTER PrHE invitation by the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury Cathedral to the Catholic Church to celebrate open-air Mass in the Cathedral precincts on July 7 was......

Newman Link With Inter-church Group

By a Staff Reporter T HE Newman Association, the organisation for educated Catholics to harness their talents to the service of the Church. has merged its unity working party......

Tempers Rise For

Easter 1916 BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT 661 believe that this weekend is a crucial one . -111Unless order is kept, there can be no peace or prosperity for Northern Ireland."......

African Bishop's Attack

cooperation with other Churches at any time when they have been called upon to discuss the implications of apartheid, which means that they know that they are to blame for the......

`armenian Pope' To Visit Rome

HE first visit in history by head of the Armenian Church to the head of the Catholic Church will take place from May 8 to 12, when Katholikos Vasken 1 visits Pope Paul, the......

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When Tv Meets Cinema

----H. R. F. KEATING, TE LEVISION 'has always done pretty well by its sister art, cinema, if only because showing bits of film is a cheap way of filling in telly-time. But......

Who Would Look After You?

by PAULA DAVIES IF there is something seri ously wrong with someone he or she will be whipped into 'hospital without delay. We have all come to expect this kind , of treatment......

Bitter Church-state Row On Divorce

L ONG weeks of complex efforts to form a new Italian Government focused extraordinary attention upon two things — the influence, some critics call it interference, of the......

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Those Easter Parades

N ORTHERN Ireland should be thankful that the Easter disturbances which erupted in Deny and Lurgan were not even uglier and that similar violence did not break out elsewhere.......

Dealing With The Drug Problem

T HE problems raised by drug-taking are amongst the most urgent facing our society today. Drug-taking is on the increase: millions of barbiturate tablets are s - walknved every......

Don't Waste Skills And Strength Of Catholic Direct Grant...

By Fr. E. G. Riley Rector of St. Bede's College, Manchester W E can all stop speculating now. Professor Donnison and his colleagues on the Public Schools Commission have......

Pictures From Hell Camp

I N 1942 Royal Artilleryman Stanley Warren rose from a bed in an improvised hospital in the dreaded Changi prisoner-of-war camp, Singapore, after a serious operation and started......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater Is conscience vindicated? L AST Christmas Eve the Guardian's cartoonist showed LAST conventional Father Christmas reading aloud to a little boy, from......

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Obedience When Pope Proclaims A Moral Doctrine

MR. ST. JOHN-STEVAS, in his brief and contemptuous comment (March 27) on my letter of March 20, dismisses as irrelevant the Council's statement that the Pope's rulings of......

Beautiful Rendering Of Compline

I WONDER if any of your readers saw the beautiful rendering of Compline in English in perfect - plainsong by the choir of Chichester Cathedral on television on March 22? Surely......

Our Lord's Words Not Changed

'IVIE contention of Hugh Ross Williamson (March 27) that .1 " "no vernacular Mass in the new rite can be valid" on account of one single word, or, as he put it, because "the......

Refreshed By The Old And The New

CATHOLIC HERALD readers interested in the recent observations on taking one's old missals to church might be interested also in my experience as an unrepentant missal-carrier on......

Focal Point Of Focolare

movement J OHN O'KEEFFE's article of March 13 on the Focolare Movement seems to me to have missed the point. From the outside, the "incessant emphasis on love and rather a lot......

Why Sharpeville Massacre Was So Loathsome

I WONDER if I can help Mr. G. J. A. Stern (March 20) to understand why Archbishop Roberts and others should have troubled to remind us of the 69 persons killed by South African......

Critics Of Celibacy Ruling

OUR correspondent J. Laws (March 27) continues to beg the question. Critics of the Papal line on clerical celibacy do not doubt that the Pope should be supported in protecting......

Calendar Of Saints

occasion of some confusion, —there is a so-called interim calendar which is being followed this year and which presumably will continue for the next few years. Third, there is......

Question And Answer

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question—What exactly has happened to the new calendar of saints we heard about last year? Some observances have been dropped but other feasts,......

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The Rises And Falls Of France In Her Chronic Search For A...

by Sir CHARLES PETRIE Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen by Pierre Goubert (Allen Lane The Penguin Press 63s.) The French Revolution by Francois Furet and Denis Richet (We......

An Indescribable Comedy

N OT having seen the stage play by Spike Milligan and John Antrobus, I was unprepared for the riotous hilarity of its adaptation by Charles Wood and screenplay by Antrobus for......

Christian Materialism

by HUGO MEYNELL M GARAUDY is con . cerned to stress the openness of essential Marxr ism, and its ability to assimilate all authentic cultural and scientific developments; he......

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13 Nations Plan Talks On World Education Crisis

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE world educational crisis, in which the total number of adult illiterates has risen to more than 460 million, is to be the subject of a......

Catholic Club Wins Fight For Licence

ATHOLICS in the North Nottinghamshire pit village of New 011erton have won their fight to have a licensed social club-despite objections from local Methodists. Magistrates at......

Record Year For Catholic Building Society

THE Catholic Buildin g Society's assets last year reached a record of £756,099, with receipts from members and depositors also at a record level of £201,576. Compared with 175......