3rd October 1947

3rd October 1947
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Macarthur Sees The Occupation Of Japan As "practical...

hy Fr. PATRICK O'CONNOR It was ten months since I had entered the spacious, dark-panelled study on the sixth floor of the Dai lchi building in Tokyo, from which General Douglas......

La America

CALLS FOR UNITY OF CATHOLICS Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, called for the unity of Catholics throughout the world in a sermon preached at an openair Mass at Hyde......

Lord Pakenham Has Two-hour Talk With Cardinal Frings

Lord Pakenharn. Minister for British zones in Austria and Germany had a two-hour talk with Cardinal Frings, Archbishop of Cologne, on Thursday evening, September 25. Cardinal......

Consistory To Be Held This Autumn

A consistory for the nomination of six new Cardinals may be held soon after the Pope's return from his summer residence at Castel Gandolfo, according to a Reuter report. Among......

The Child

" A child is simple. without duplicity, without useless complication; it is also conscious of its weakness, for it has need of receiving everything from its parents. The child......

Cramped Quarters For Mass Revive Interest In Liturgy

By MAX JORDAN The performance of the liturgy and the understanding of the Mass have been helped by the lack of church accommodation in Ger many. This surprising fact is......

Mgr. Amigo Flies To Rome This Month

Archbishop-Bishop Amigo, who this year reached the 83rd year of age, his 43rd In the episcopate, and 59 years of the priesthood, is leaving for Rome by air this month. In a......

Maronite Bishop Denounced

The Parliament in Beirut has unanimously denounced the attitude of Mgr. Ignazio Mobarak, Catholic Maronite Bishop of Beirut, who in a memorandum to the United Nations Special......

Archbishop Strikes At Colour Bar

By a Special Correspondent Mgr. Joseph Ritter, the 49-yearold Archbishop of St. Louis, who succeeded to the archdiocese on the death of Cardinal Glennon in 1946, has struck a......

Anti-semitism And Rowdyism In London's East End

Is IT A FASCIST DANGER OR A COMMUNIST RAMP ? Catholics Among Leaders Of The British League Of Ex-Servicemen By GERRY SHERRY The Director of Policy of the British League of......

Earl Nelson —a Newman Convert Dies

Earl Nelson, the great-great nephew of Lord Nelson died on Sunday last aged 89. Earl Nelson was received into the Church at the Birmingham Oratory in 1878 by Cardinal Newman....

Priest Delegate Says Mass At Opening Of U.n.o.

More than 300 delegates to U.N.O. assembly from 'Some 38 countries attended a special Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York. The Mass was said by Fr. L. S. C. Beaufort,......

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The Anglican Position

Stat,—As a convert I am very interested in the recent letters on Anglicanism. I was educated in a well-known Church of England convent school, and we were taught that our faith......

Our Political Choice

Sith—From letters which you have printed it seems that some Catholics use our holy Faith as a lever for their particular political party. They assert that no Catholic can be a......

Any Old Rags Are Riches In Germany Sir. — I Read The

letter from L. G. in your Issue of September 5 with considerable interest. In this part of Germany there are tens of thousands of refugees from the East, who are for the most......

Prayers For P.p.s

SIR. —HOW tremendous are the responsibilities of parish priests especially in these times 1 They certainly need all the help from above that prayer can obtain. In addition to......

Is Scientism Collapsing?

SIR., — Mr. Arnold Lunn's article in last week's issue contains the phrase: " This naive faith is now in the process of collapsing," which faith refers to Scientism. I wish it......

An Anti-catholic Book On Germany Sir. — The Account In...

of September 19, headed " AntiCatholic School Books in British Zone," is not quite accurate when it speaks of " the adoption in the schools of the province of North......

A Courtesy Drive?

Sta.—With reference to what has been written by other readers regarding the splendid disposition of many Anglican clergy, I should like to call attention to the excellent matter......

A German View Str,—referring To Mr. Lunn's Allegation Of A

vast Belsen after Hitler's victory I wish to say that by this he accuses every German. Does Mr. Lunn realise the following facts: That Hitler and Hinunler never claimed to fight......

' Points From Letters The London University Chaplain's...

As Chaplain to the Catholics in the University of London and Inns of Court, I should be very grateful if Schools, Convents and parents would be so good as to forward to me, at......

Answers

Should film-star " So-and-So " really be a Catholic? We don't know. Practising Catholics in such professions usually make no secret of their Faith! Why do translations of the......

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Gillie Potter Asks :

Why Co Abroad When the Riches England Surround You? of Christian THE English Parish Church owed its inception to the Lord of the Manor, by whom it was erected in order to......

Garden

CLEANING UP THIS has been a splendid (and exhausting) year in the fruit garden. Most of us have only a few bushes and . canes, and they are well worth attention. All......

Gramophone Recordings

RACH: Brandenburg Concerto ."" No. 4 in G major. The Boston Symphony orchestra conducted by Serge Koussevitsky. (2 records.) Symphonie Fantastique, Op. 14. Berlioz. The Halle......

The A.b.c. Of A Quiet Mind

A BLESSING may rest on your actions this day, Be worthy in all that you see. hear, and say: Candour. remember. too oft is but spite, Don't be misled into thinking it right:......

C Ff I R I'holic Workers'

NOTEBOOK WILFUL MURDER THE murder of Nikola Petkov, the leader of the official Opposition Party in Bulgaria. by the Communist-controlled Government may not be of interest to......

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I Catholic Profiles:i231

BRUCE MARSHALL BRUCE Marshall is an old soldier, who served in both World Wars, in the first with the Royal Irish Rifles, in the second with the Royal Army Pay Corps and with......

What Are These Ex-service . ''fascists Doing ?

T HE papers are full of a new " Fascist " menace. This Fascist menace turns out to be an occasional street-corner affair in which crowds, led by Communist agitators, make......

Question S Oi The Week

The "Crisis Commander-inaChief" is a Christian Ity Michael de la nedoyere THE appointment of Sir Stafford Cripps as " Britain's Crisis Commander-in-Chief," to use the Daily......

11 1 W6viannapay.wiyawbvin By Vieeweee All Sorts Fr....

Basset, S swee.y.www Six in a Cell Tp15 splendid letter from Surrey may interest you all: " I have got my cell going with six local men. Will you give us a lead in the......

Your Daily Mass Guide

October 5-11 SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5. 19th Sunday after Pentecost, 2nd coll. of SS. Placid and Comp. 3rd A Cunctis. Cr. Pref. Trinity. (Green.) MONDAY. OCTOBER 6. St. Bruno. d.......

In A Few Words

Lady Listowel THOUGH I had so often heard of A her and her work. it was only the other night at a Catholic Brains Trust that I first met Lady Listowel. Hungarian by birth and......

Wise And Otherwise

here is an unfortunate inclination in the human heart, which Christians should, but have not, mastered, to be more concerned with the sins of others than with their own sins."......

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The Polish Bishops' 7-point Protest

From a Special Correspondent The Polish Bishops, in a new joint Pastoral, have made seven serious complaints against the present regime in Poland. The Pastoral was read in all......

American Non-catholics Welcomed The Pope-truman Letters

By J. J. GILBERT The reaction of non-Catholic groups and personalities in the United States to the recent exchange of letters between the Pope and President Truman was......

Ccra Ends Its Work In Italy

By a Staff Reporter With the departure of the Allied Forces from Italy, the Catholic Committee for Relief Abroad is handing over its work for the civil population to the Italian......

-the Pope Honours Five British Women

Crosses Pro Ecclesia et Portlifice were presented in Vatican City on Sunday, by Mgr. Montini, to Miss Lucy Ware, Honorary Secretary, Catholic Committee for Relief Abroad, Miss......

'christian Charity In Kensington!

OLD FOLKS BARRED FROM USE OF LONDON SQUARE GARDEN By GRACE CONWAY The Boltons, in Kensington, is a pleasant leafy square with a garden in the centre where the residents may......

The St. Vincent Film

The film, " Monsieur Vincent " (the life of St. Vincent de Paul), from which this still is taken, shows what can be done to produce a great Catholic film if sufficient people......

Cardinal Commends Oxford Committee

From Our Own Correspondent. Cardinal von Preysing, Archbishop of Berlin, has sent his blessing to the Oxford Committee for Promoting Friendship and Understanding with Europe,......

Priest Victims Of Attack Put On Trial

Tito's Communist administration in Yugoslav occupied Istria has had the barefaced audacity to charge two of the victims of the attack on the church and three priests in the......

International Note Struck At French Lourdes Pilgrimage

Prayers for world peace were recited in French. English, German and Italian by priests Of those nationalities on the closing day of the annual French National Pilgrimage to......

Plain Speaking On Russia Brought Him A Fan Mail

By a Staff Reporter The plain speaking on Soviet Russia of tali, good-humoured Fireman George J. Richardson, American Federation of Labour Fraternal Delegate to the Trade Union......

No New Missionaries Allowed In Korea

By FR. PATRICK O'CONNOR No new missionaries—as distinct from those formerly stationed here and now returning—can be allowed into Korea at present, Lieut.-Gen. John R. Hodge,......

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Gothic Or' Baroque?

By Michael de la Bedoyere I N the tense days of 1942 Edward Watkin gave his countrymen a remarkable book. but the times were such that many of them missed it. The present......

Baroque : Bernini's " Santa Theresa"

Film s By Grace Conway Poison Period IT may only be nty imagination, but no period of fashion seems to be so suitable for a woman poisoner as the wasp waist, the high,......

Book Of The Month

Alfred Noyes on Horace Portrait of Horace. By Alfred Noyes. (Sheed & Ward, 16s. nest Reviewed by FR. THOMAS CORBISHLEY, S.J. (Master of Campion Hall) LET it be said at once......

... Family Matters

by • • Philomena Stagger Your Soapsuds! NOW that we have got into these staggering ways ." there seems no reason why we should stop anys% here, or at anything ! Washing......

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Contempt Forparents Shocks K.c.

From Our Own Correspondent "The thing that scandalises me to-day is the little regard that we pay in the courts to the parents," said Mr. Richard O'Sullivan, K.C. speaking on "......

U.s. Priest To Build School On Essex Dump

A Catholic work for youth will transform the rear of the Church of Our Lady of La Selene, Rainham, Essex, where there are 51 acres of desolate rubble-strewn ground, Broken......

Walsingham Friary Is 600 Years

Old The sixth centenary celebrations of the founding of the Franciscan friary at Walsingham, on September 28, 1947, were continued on Monday, when Mass was said in the chapel......

Stratford Company Grooms Catholic Actors

Nearly 40 Catholic amateur actors were students at the National Catholic Drama League's first summer school, held last week in Stratford-on-Avon, and produced by members of the......

All-england A.c.t.u. Rally Says

7 Mii lion Workers Must Fight Communism By FRANK DOOLIN 41 That this conference, convened in the best interests of British Trade Unionism, calls upon the seven millions of......

Shelled Dover Church Celebrates Jubilee

One of the most interesting missions in England, Dover, with a history that goes back to 1822, celebrated the golden jubilee of its present church, St. Paul's, last week. Fr. C.......

Girl Quads For Catholic Couple

Quadruplets, all girls, were born at St. Luke's Hospital, Bradford, on Sunday last to Mrs. Eileen Homer, wife of Mr. Frederick Horner (exSergi. Scots Guards) of 9, Copeland......

Brentwood Parents Still On Strike

Despite the threat of an enforcement order by local school authorities, parents of 90 Catholic children are determined not to send their children to any other secondary school......

Schola Sang On 26 Feasts

The annual report for the year Michaelmas, 1946-1947, presented by the Schola of St. Michael. shows that the Office of Vespers and Compline have been sung by the Schola on some......

Go Into Local Politics And Work

—SAYS WOMAN MAYOR By a Special Correspondent Alderman Mrs. K. Chambers, J.P., ex-Lord Mayor of Bradford, and a lifelong worker in social affairs and local government, speaking......

Woman Student For Workers' College

For the first time in its history the Tyneside Committee of the Bishop lborman Memorial Scholarship fund is sending a woman student to the Catholic Weal:eta' College. Oxford.......

Chief Constable

ft pplauds Leeds K S.C. By a Staff Reporter The Chief Constable and Mgr. Poskitt, the Bishop of Leeds, a Home Office spokesman and Mgr. Canon Dims were among those who......

Poles Sing In G.k.c.'s Study

In the room at Top Meadow, where G.K.C. used to work his puppet theatre, last Sunday. there was singing in Polish and in English and the common language of music; when, by......

London' First Y.c.w.

NUN First member of a London section of the Y.C.W. to become a nun, Sister Mary Joseph, Georgina Joan Clare, received the religious habit at the newly-formed English Novitiate......

The Crisis

Its Cause Is Moral—Not Coal Shortage —MGR. ELLIS From Our Own Correspondent "The crisis we are going through is merely a small reflection of the general crisis through which......

Clifton U.c.m. Is Formed

Next to the priesthood, no vocation is more important than that of the Catholic mother, declared Mgr. Lee, Bishop of Clifton, when, at a meeting in Bristol last Wednesday, he......

Westminster Brains Trust Discusses

VERNACULAR MASS, WOMEN'S DRESS AND PARISH FUNDS By LIAM GERVAIS Women's dress, Latin or the Vernacular in the Rites of the Church, the participation of the laity in the......

Cathedral Parish Divided

Last Sunday, September 28, the Bishop of Northampton divided the Cathedral Parish, which for nearly a hundred years has been the only Catholic parish in Northampton, and erected......

Knight Becomes Hampstead Alderman Mr. S. J. Cleaver, Past...

Deputy (Westminster Province) of the Knights of St. Columba, has been elected Alderman of Hampstead Borough Council....

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What Was Behind The So-called Conspiracy In Catholic...

IT WAS A COMMUNIST FAKE By PETER PRIDAVOK On September H, Dr. Edward Berms arrived at Bratislavia on his way to Topolcianky Castle, in Southern Slovakia, where he is to spend a......

De Valera At Opening Of Congress Of St.

Theresa Of Lisieux Mr. de Valera, Prime Minister of Ireland, when in Paris in cone nection with the European conference on the Marshall Plan, assisted at the opening ceremonies......

Steady Progress In Resettling Poles

'I here is a steady progress in employing Polish soldiers. organised in the Polish Resettlement Corps. Till August 23, 35,689 Poles found work 1 in civilian life, 5,241 of them......

Something New In Missionary Effort

From a Special Correspondent Something new in missionary endeavour, showing the extension of the lay apostolate to the missions is now under way in Nanking. Five Belgian......

Frisk News Leiter

Twenty Milo Ectrical Expansion Scheme Planned 0 • By THE EARL OF WICKLOW The Government plan to double our electricity output by 1953, and intend to spend £20,000,000 on the......

Auxiliary Bishop Of Munich Up For Denazification

Mgr. Anton Scharnagl, Titular Bishop of Zenopoli, and Auxiliary to Cardinal Michael Faulhaber, Archbishop of Munich, is shortly to be tried by a Bavarian Denazification Court.......

Our Lady Of Ransom Is Spanish Prisoners' Day

From Our Correspondent in Spain The Feast of Our Lady of Ransom. September 24, is the day specially chosen in Spain to be the Feast Day of all prisoners, political or otherwise.......

Three Catholic In Women's Delegation To Germany

The Hon. Mrs. Woodruff. a consultant of the Vatican migration bureau which deals with the settling and migration of displaced persons, leaves for Germany on Monday with a......

Listen To This

FAMILY PRAYERS conducted by Fr. William ,Dempsey, ST. St. Aloysius', Garnethill, Glasgow. Scottish Home Service. October 5, 10.45 p.m. ALICE MEYNELL. A programme to commemorate......

The Pope Names 4 New Bishops

The Pope has appointed four new Bishops. They are: Canon Henri Brault, to he Bishop of St. Die, France; Canon Felix Gunter, to be Bishop of Pamiers, France; Fr. Ferdinand......