4th April 1969

4th April 1969
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Pope Brings Pastoral Bishops Into The Sacred College

Record number of cardinals FROM ALAN McELWA1N IN ROME THE 35 new cardinals named by Pope Paul last week, including two whose names he is keeping secret, is the largest number......

Mgr. Clark An Auxiliary Bishop

MGR. ALAN CLARK. former Vice-Rector of the Venerable English College in Rome, has been appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Northampton, and Titular Bishop of Elmham, the seat of the......

Appeal For Lourdes Hospital

A N appeal is bein g made to 32,000 Friends of Lourdes to g ive 2s. 6d. each towards the cost of repairin g the main staircase of the Sept Douleurs Hospital in Lourdes. Cardinal......

Challenge To Youths

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT P °PE PAUL appealed to Catholic youth in a Palm Sunday sermon to become apostles of Christ, to a "corrupt" world instead of spending their energies......

Cardinal Heenan Defends Religion In Schools

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE need for religion in schools is greater than ever, with public morality on the wane, says Cardinal Heenan in an article in the Times Educational......

Euthanasia Bill Not

dead yet By a Staff Reporter T HE British Euthanasia Society, whose Voluntary, Euthanasia Bill was defeated in the House of Lords last week by 60 votes to 40, said at the......

Art Competition Prize Winners

T WO pupils at Barrow Hills, the preparatory school for St. Geor g e's College, Weybrid g e, have been awarded runner-up prizes in a children's art contest. "How You See God,"......

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U.s. Protestants In Vatican Talks On Inter-church Relations

S IXprominent American Protestants met the Pope and Vatican officials last week to report on progress in Catholic-Protestant co-operation in America since the Vatican Council.......

Obligations Reminder In Portsmouth

WO hundred parish delegates, with priests and nuns from the 17 deaneries and representatives of lay societies, met at Southampton last weekend for the second meeting of the......

Convent Girls Win Debating Cup

T HE Leslie Lever Cup was won last week by Harrytown Convent High School, Romiley, Cheshire, when they defeated St. Gregory's High School, Manchester, in the final of the......

Parents Urge Withdrawal Of Bishop's School Plan

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT O UT of 500 Bristol Catholics who attended a protest meeting against the proposal by Bishop Rudderham of Clifton to reorganise the Catholic......

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Religion in schools go to church myself, but I like to see the children go." They regard religion as a Good Thing and want their children to have it. HUMANISTS' VIEW "Let me......

People

C ARDINAL RICKETTS, Primate of Peru and Archbishop of Lima, confirmed last week that Mario Cornejo, former Suffragan Bishop of Lima, had marred an Argentine policewoman. The......

Church In Memory Of Scots Priest

A SCOTTISH priest who became so expert that missionary priests from other parts of Nigeria travelled to see him and study some of his methods, and who was described by an......

Jesuits 'retire' From School .

A DMINISTRATION of St. Michael's College, Leeds, the Catholic grammar school founded by the Jesuits in 1905, is to be handed over gradually to the Leeds diocese. Fr. Charles......

Scottisii Cardinal's Work For Unity

by HUGH KAY A RCHBISHOP GRAY, soon to be Scotland's first residential Cardinal of post-Reformation times, has, in his quiet way, been one of Britain's most progressive......

Full List Of New Cardinals-elect

T HE full list of the new Cardinals is: Archbishop Antonio Poma of Bologna, Italy, 58. Mgr. Giacomo Violardo, Secretary of the Congregation for the Discipline of the......

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Everyone Really Did Like Ike

T HE trouble with President Eisenhower was that the election campaign slogan was true: nearly everyone really did like Ike. His invincible popularity was rivalled only by his......

Two Vatican Pharmacists From 'down Under

S HOULD I happen to mention the Vatican Pharmacy to anyone who knows his way around these parts, I am almost certain to be interrupted with, "Ah, but do you know . ?" The smart......

Trying To Cope With Rising Costs

by PAULA DAVIES THE cost of living has risen by 29 per cent since 1962. This dry but nasty fact hides a wealth of problems for everyone particularly those on fixed incomes. No......

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Opinion

Cardinals of the poor T WO major events within a few days seem to shift the Church's centre of gravity to Latin America, where a third of her members reside and the Church of......

Rediscovery Of The Body But Neglect Of The Soul

by Norman St.John-Stevas E ASTER is the greatest feast of the Christian year — more vital if less touching than Christmas more exclusively religious, less pagan and less......

Bishop Brunner's Endearing Humility

B ISHOP WHEELER of Leeds, in his panegyric on Bishop Brunner at last week's Requiem Mass in Middlesbrough Cathedral, said: "There is no doubt that George Brunner thought of......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater They come to the Sepulchre S T. PETER may not have included the holy women in the official list of Resurrection witnesses, but nothing can rob them of......

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Religious Orders In Hospitals

THE recent report on conditions in mental hospitals has caused considerable disquiet among the public. Whilst the conditions described are by no means to be taken as the norm.......

Alarm On Lay Councils

MANY priests and lay people in this country are deeply disturbed at the prospects of the newly established Deanery and Diocesan Lay Councils creatin g more problems than they......

Sin Of Onan

M AY I trespass on your space to thank Mr. Frank R. James (March 28) for his comment on my letter. The note in English translation of the Jerusalem Bible does not appear in my......

Let's Have An Ecumenical Movement In The Church

I S it not time that we started an ecumenical movement within the Roman Catholic Church? I ask this because some of the readers whose letters you publish display an......

Luther King As A Saint

I WOULD like to re-echo the sentiments of Norman St. John-Stevas on the canonisation of Dr. Martin Luther King. What a g rand gesture this would be, but alas, how unlikely ! We......

Dublin Review

IN his obituary notice of the Dublin Review, Mr. St. John-Stevas mentions (March 28) among its "distin g uished editors" Christopher Dawson and Sir Shane Leslie. Might I call......

Questions & Answers

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Greek or Russian . Orthodox rite Question. Could . you please tell me where in this country I can find a church of the Greek or Russian Orthodox......

When Will Was Law

I WOULD like to congratu late your Special Correspondent who reported Archbishop Roberts's address on Authority in the Church (March 21). He went on to say that orders could no......

Rights Without Duties

1 . AM sorry that your leading article of March 21 on the Ford dispute dealt with the matter entirely from the industrial angle and not with the malaise which is affecting all......

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Portrait Of The Artist And His Good Friend John

by CHRISTOPHER HOLLIS The Friendship of Giacomo Manzu and John XXIII by Curtis Bill Pepper (Peter Davies 63s.) T HIS is a most important and moving book. Those whose interests......

Reporting The

Resurrection by FRED BASON Look Back in Wonder by Ronald Allison (Hodder & Stoughton 5s.) T HIS well known radio journalist writes in the preface to this very slim book that......

Novels By Donal Giltinan Cancer Ward Part 2 By Alexander

Solzhenitsyn (Bodley Head 30s.) The Frailty of Nature by Angela du Maurier (Davies 30s.) Tangled Web by Monica Barclay (Wright and Brown 13s. 6d.) When One Door Shuts by Michael......

Careers

by Maureen Vincent Down To Earth by Donald Knight. My Statistics Are Vital by Madge Dugdale. Books Are For People by James Dearden: (My Life and My Work Series. Educational......

Obligatory Celibacy In This Modern World

by Sister MARY KELLY, O.L.S. Married Priests and Married Nuns edited and introduced by James F. Colaianni (Michael Joseph 30s.) I WAS by no means eager to read this book when I......

Children's Books

by Isabel Quigly M AYBE only one in ten of us goes to church in this country, but if publishing is anything to go by we are still a nation of bible-readers. Or of bible -......

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Science In The Womb

I F Catholics sometimes have to fight hard to justify unyielding opposition to abortion today, it looks as if in the future the argument will grow yet fiercer. I saw last week......

Island Of Perfume And Peace

A LITTLE way out to sea, some three or four miles from the delightful old Pembrokeshire town of Tenbyit takes only about half-anhour by motor boat—there lies an enchanted......

A Submarine, Et Planes And Spies

M ERE size is usually a bore, but given a suitable story, Cinerama can lend a film a valuable sense of occasion, of importance as well as scale. Alistair MacLean's story for......

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For Poorer Families

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A UNIQUE scheme devised by the Catholic Housing Aid Society in Ealing has enabled 30 families to buy their own homes in the last 18 months despite the......

Anniversary Of St. Thomas

a Beale r s martyrdom T HE authorities of Canterbury Cathedral are already preparing for a renewal of pilgrimages to the city and an influx of visitors from all over the world......

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Pope Sells Paris Property To Aid S. American Poor

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT All loans from the fund. which will be administered by the 21-nation InterAm erican Development Bank. will be interest-free for the first 50......

Authority Defended

THE POPE told his weekly general audience that the inspiration of the Holy Ghost was given "by preference for the one who has a special directive function" in the Church. The......

Most Dutch Back Their Bishops

T WO recent surveys carried out by Dutch public opinion firms showed that 86 per cent. of practising Catholics in Holland are fully in support of their bishops. The figures......

Pius Aided Russia During The War

V ATICAN documents published last , week show that Pope Pius XII rejected Mussolini's demand during the last war that he should launch an "AntiBolshevik Crusade" against the......

Spanish Archbishop Quits Government Posts

A RCHBISHOP MORCILLO GONZALEZ of Madrid has resigned from the high government positions he has held for some years. Since his election in February as chairman of the Spanish......

Canonisation Costs To Be Reduced

POPE PAUL has approved proposals to make it easier for a Catholic with no rich backers to become a saint, say Vatican sources. Under the proposals drawn up by a special......

Requiem For Man Excommunicated On Race Issue

L EANDER PEREZ, who - 11, -- 1 was excommunicated in 1962 for his opposition to racial integration of Catholic schools in New Orleans, 'had been reconciled with the Church for......