3rd January 1947

3rd January 1947
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The Ope Calls For Speedy Conclusion Of Just Peace Treaties

THREEFOLD APPEAL TO THE LEADERS OF THE NATIONS In his Christmas allocution to the Cardinals, broadcast to the world, the Pope's main insistence was that "a speedy and complete......

Catholic Teachers Confer At Brighton

The 30th annual conference of the Catholic Teachers' Federation opened at the Royal Pavilion, Brighton, on Wednesday evening last. Cardinal Griffin, who was accorded a civic......

Beatifications And Canonisations In The Year 1947

The Sacred Congregation of Riles has been forced to modify the order of the ceremonies of beatification which are due to take place at St. Peter's in the course of 1947. The......

Tito Opens Attack On Orthodox Serbs

Additional evidence that the policy of the Communist Tito regime in Yugoslavia is directed against religion as such, is furnished in an article of the Communist Party newspaper......

Spanish, News Leiter

Rumour of British Attempt To Form Provisional Government From Our Correspondent in Spain There is a rumour running round Spain and even prin . ted in some of the newspapers to......

No Catholics Need Apply

In the issue of The Catholic Herald " for December 13, we published a statement of Councillor Leo Wright, of Liverpool, who alleged that Catholics are banned from Liverpool......

Archbishop Beran Appeals For Unity

An appeal for unity, with all Catholics working together for the benefit of the Church and the country, high-lighted the first public address of Archbishop Joseph Beran of......

Czechs Refused To See Cardinal Mindszenty

Cardinal Mindszenty, Archbishop of Estergom, and Primate of Hungary, has announced that on November 5 last he asked the Czech Government for permission to visit Prague in order......

Deportations Go On

Budapest radio reported last week the deportations of Hungarians were still going on. " The Hungarian population," it said, " of Nagyszarva, Kisszarva, Diospatony, Nagyleg,......

Students Meet In Munster

English Catholics are well represented in an International Students' Conference which opened in Munster on Tuesday last. The idea of the conference originated with a German......

The Pope Receives Fr. Jose Silva

The Pope received, on Monday last, Fr. Jose Clemente Silva, S.C., of the Argentine Immigration Mission to Europe. The Argentine, as already reported, decided some time ago on a......

Following The Mass Meeting In Ronie On Sunday, December 22,

other meetings to protest against the recent wave of anti-clericalism in Italy, and to demonstrate loyalty and affection for the Holy See, were held on Sunday last. The......

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An Ambassador's Withdrawal

SIR,—Surely all decent people must feel humiliated and embarrassed by the Government's withdrawal (is it, one wonders, constitutional, without the consent of Parliament?) of our......

Amnesty Appeal

SIR, — May 1, as a Unitarian, be permitted to thank you for your courageous Christmas appeal for an amnesty to be granted to prisoners of war and others detained for political......

Morality Of War

Sin,—In view of your comment in your issue of December 20, with regard to the Morality of Bombing " correspondence, it seems desirable to assure you that Mr, Arnold Lunn is not......

Catechism Of Social Dociirine

Sia s —May 1 say at ()lice how enormously important I think Mr. B. J. Prentis' idea—a Catechism of Social Doctrine. The fact is far too many of us have been indolent and selfish......

" Children's Leisure"

SIR, — We cannot allow Mr. Burke to slip away in a dignified smokescreen of italics and quotes out of context. What kind of parents have no time left for their children's play ?......

A Catholic Magazine

SIR, — Your notes on Our Young Writers in Jotter's Column arc particularly interesting. I agree with you that there is a real need for such a magazine. Young Catholic authors......

Polish Relief

Sut—May I be allowed to draw the attention of your readers to the increasing needs of the Catholic Council for Polish Welfare The Council, formed in July last at the request of......

The Conscription Issue

SIR, — One cannot but feel the greatest sympathy with Mr. David A. Scutt in the cruel decision which he, and many of his contemporaries, have felt themselves compelled to make.......

Irish Parties

SIR — Your Irish correspondent says this week, that the difference between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael is " his torical only." This phrase might mean a number of things, so......

( Points From Letters Thanks From P.o.w.s The German...

war at Rosliston wish to thank your readers for gifts received at Christmas. Among theist were two organs, both of which have been repaired by the men, and one of them has gone......

Answers

How many Patriarchates are of the Latin Rite? Eight. Six or oriental. (Catholic Directory. 1946, p. 17.) Is " Nudism " wrong? The craze In question is ostensibly, and......

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Is Conscription Necessary?

CAPTAIN BERNARD ACWORTH, D.S.O., R.N. (retired), one of the country's best experts on naval warfare and war strategy, argues, in two articles, that the maintenance of......

Earth And Ourselves

After Christmas " rout Christmas, till May be well entered hi, Some cattle wax faint and look poorly and thin; .4nd chiefly when prime grass at first cloth appear Then most......

Films By Grace Conway

20th Century Mystic WHAT should a mystic look like ? Should he be pale #nd wan, hungry of eye, emaciated 2 Tyrone Power, whom 20th Century-Fox chose to portray the young......

Theatre

Fair Game front Our Theatre Correspondent ANYONE who has ever been thnarted by a Government de partment (and who has not will be delighted to meet the homeless ex-soldier......

" Plum " On Lord's Lord's 1787-1945. By Sir Pelham

Warner. (Harrap, 15s.). Review by • CHARLES G. MORTIMER WE have here not only a book about our national game but in a sense a social history: for cricket and the character of......

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Is Conscription Necessary?

CAPTAIN BERNARD ACWORTH, D.S.O., R.N. (retired), one of the country's best experts on naval warfare and war strategy, argues, in two articles, that the maintenance of......

Earth And Ourselves

After Christmas " Front Christmas, till May be well entered in, Some cattle wax faint und look poorly and thin: And chiefly when prime gram at first cloth appear Then most is......

Films By Grace Conway

20th Century Mystic WHAT should a mystic Took WHAT '1 Should he be pale * nd wan, hun g ry of eye, emaciated '? Tyrone Power, whom 20th Century-Fox chose to portray the youn g......

Theatre

Fair Game hum Our Theatre Correspondent A NYONE who has ever been thwarted by a Goverment department (and who has not ?) will be deli g hted to meet the homeless ex-soldier......

" Plum " On Lord's Lord's 1787-1945. By Sir Pelham

Warner. (Harrap, 15s.). Review by CHARLES G. MORTIMER WE have here not only a book about our national g ame but in a sense a social history: for cricket and the character of......

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In All Parts Of England, German Prisoners Of War, Sometimes

aided by kindly British Catholics, priests and people, sometimes with their own chaplains,celebrated their second peacetime Christmas separated from their families. Reports from......

Free The P.o.w.s

—CANON WILSON Condemning the retention of German prisoners of war in this country, Canon Wilson, of Chelmsford, said, on Sunday, that if continued it would be to the lasting......

Do Northern Tories Ban Catholic Workers?

STAFF REPORTER INVESTIGATES THE POSITION From FRANK J. DOOLIN The " no ban on Catholics" statement by the Director-General of the Conservative Party, Westminster, in reply to......

1069 Converts Made In 1946

Conversions are increasing in the Liverpool Archdiocese. The latest official figure of 1,069 for 1946 is the highest since 1940. Marriages, at 4,093, show an increase of 854 on......

Sixty New C.s.g. Groups Formed

Sixty new study grounds under C.S.G. auspices were formed in the past four months. This announcement was made by Fr. Paul Crane, Si, when be broadcast to Holland last week. Fr.......

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The Pope's Alloeution—from Page 1

APPEAL FOR STARVING hem. We must think of Him Who, from the cradle to the Cross, was aware of His high ntis.sion of executing the wish of the Heavenly Father. " In the night......

The Pope Concerned About The Catholic Press In Germany

The Holy See is understood to be deeply concerned about the situation of the Catholic Press in Germany, which is being curtailed owing to shortage of newsprint. Two diocesan......

Lrish News Leiter

Two New Ministries Are Confided To Dr. Ryan By the EARL OF WICKLOW That the Government intended to create two new Ministries has been known for some time. Who should fill the......

Christmas Shopping And Transport This Christmas There Was...

done than there has been any year since the war began. This was true, not only of Dublin, but of provincial towns as well. Soaring prices have not checked the activities of......

How To Make The Best Use Of Electricity This Winter

Now that we all realise that there's a very real danger of Electricity outs throughout this winter, it is essential for everyone to know how to manage with the minimum of......

Polish Peasant Party Demands The Four Civil Freedoms

Four civil freedoms are demanded for the people of Poland by the Polish Peasant Party in its election manifesto, which has just been issued. In view of the recent pastoral......

Cardinal Hlond's Wishes For Poland

Cardinal Hlond, Archbishop of Warsaw and Primate of Poland, was received by the Pope in private audience on Christmas Eve, before the Pope delivered his Christmas allocution to......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. On Christmas Eve the Holy Father neceived in private audience Cardinal Hlond, Archbishop of Warsaw and Primate of Poland, Admiral Ellery Stone,......