4th July 1947

4th July 1947
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"under Moral Law We Have Duty In I Justice To Vanquished'

— Says Lord Pakenham, Appealing For Food And Prayer For Germany By a Staff Reporter "We must always remember that as individuals the Germans are infinitely dear to God, who is......

Mgr. Stepinac More Harshly Treated

While Catholics in Southern England prepare for a great Rally of Protest on July 13 against the persecution in Yugoslavia, and the continued imprisonment of Mgr. Stepinac, news......

Apparition Of Our Lady In Slovakia ?

Reports that at least half a dozen people saw an apparition of Our Lady as they waited in a crowd of more than 50,000 people in the fields at Tvrdomestice, near Bratislava, in......

Senora Peron Sees The Pope

The most elaborate private Papal audience since the war was accorded to Senora Eva Peron. wife of the Argentine President, on Friday last, June 27. Dressed entirely in black,......

Tito Threatens To Break Off Diplomatic Relations

The official Yugoslav Communist newspaper Borba has hinted at a breaking of diplomatic relations between Yugoslavia and the Vatican. The threat followed complaints that the......

Is Bloc Of Latin Powers Planned

Are plans afoot to create another great bloc in the world? That this is so is the suggestion of Allan Raymond, New York Herald Tribune's Madrid correspondent, reporting on the......

Delay In Europe Will

Be Disastrous THE POPE " Any further delay in initiating the work of reconstruction is to the disadvantage of both victor and conquered. Fortunately the British people are not......

Cardinal Mindszenty Wants Shoes

By PETER MARTIN Cardinal Mindszenty, Archbishop of Esztergom and Primate of troubled Hungary, was known to newspapermen in Ottawa as "'the silent." But I had the privilege of a......

Mill Hill Priest To Be Prefect Apostolic In The Sudan

Fr. Hart of the Mill Hill Missionary Society has been appointed Prefect Apostolic of Kodok in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Mgr. Hart was born in Liverpool in 1908 and after......

Communist Grip On Hungary Will Tighten

The first step towards the consolidation on the international plane of the facade Government of Hungary was made on Sunday when M. Lajo Dinnyes, Soviet.sponsored Prime Minister,......

" Riches Are Not For The Church "

—CARDINAL FRINGS TO THE Y.C.W. On Sunday last, June 29, the Y.C.W. in Canada celebrated the 15th anniversary of the founding of the movement in Canada with a National Congress......

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The Atom Bomb

SIR,—It is highly misleading Und mischievous to attempt to find in the Old Testament moral justification of the use in war of weapons of total destruction. Under the Christian......

Civil Liberties 1947!

SIR,-1 attended the International Conference on Human Rights held at Holborn Hall recently and was sadly disappointed as to its integrity. The meeting was organised by the......

Ten Years' Difference Sir,—your Correspondent Who Pleads...

of the Whit Friday Processions is evidently not in possession of all the facts of the case. Before my marriage I attended one of the most beautiful churches in Manchester. Its......

The "school Record Card"

SIR,—My interest was aroused by the account given in THE CATHOLIC HERALD of June 13, 1947, of an address given by the Hon. Mrs. Bowers to the Union of Catholic Mothers, in......

Returned Prisoners Of War Stil—we, The Undersigned,...

Church of this country and the Returned British Prisoners of War Association, hope you may find space for this appeal. After years spent in prisoner of war camps, often under......

Single People Sne,—it's Goodness Help Our Already...

laity alike) with all they have to contend with at present, if some of our dear worthy spinsters are now going to raise a " wail of woe," and want something done for them. What......

Apologetics Book Needed

Sea—In his splendid letter of June 20, Fr. Kenneth Cox says " Communists convert or pervert our Youth because our Youth cannot answer questions put to them in the factories.......

Need For Christian Doctrine Sir,—fr. Kenneth Cox's Letter...

hope, bring you a flood of letters endorsing his assertions as to the ignorance of the Catholic laity. As a lay convert, and ex...factory worker, I know only too well how......

Mary Lee Terry Str.—it Should Not Be Necessary To Defend

the memory of a devoted wife and mother, an accomplished and delightful hostess and a Dominican Tertiary against posthumous slander. But as a one-time friend of the late Sir......

! Points From Letters More Than Three At Once May I

be permitted to point out an error which occurs on the front page of to-day's CKIHOLIG HERALD ? In 1867, at the celebration of the eighteen hundredth anniversary of the......

Answers

" I sun engaged to a Catholic—ought I to become one? Not unless you are convinced that your motives are supernatural — and independent of the circumstances which may, in God's......

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Priests As Workers . . . Lay Missionaries . . .

New-Type Parishes : These Are Needed In The Church of the XXth Centur 0NLY four years ago, that is before Abbe Ciodin's book, France a Missionary Country, appeared, no one......

Films By Grace Conway

GOING ONE WORSE READERS of this particular feature cannot be under any delusions as to what I think about gangster films. I have constantly deplored the glamourising,......

Theatre Magdalen's Friends

MR. Ernest Milton has chosen as the theme of his play Mary of Magdala (Bee:sews) the Conversion of St. Mary Magdalen and its developing influence on her immediate circle in......

Garden

HARVESTS IN SIGHT ITH the earliest fruits picked, and many pods swelling, we are coming to our reward. We should make sure. however, that these harvests in sight do not cause......

Feminine Forum

" LONG-HAIRED " By GRACE CONWAY I AM indebted to a writer in an American magazine for that adorable description of classical music. I doubt if you'll find a solitary......

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The Foolishness Of Mr. Foot

T HE Daily Herald, official organ of the Labour Party towhich the votes of most British Catholics go, employs Mr. Michael Foot as a regular contributor. Self-confessedly an......

In A Few Words

Beaumont v. Oratory L AST Friday's London thunder storm had a very damping effect, indeed, on Lords, but it takes more than that to wash out a schools " classic " like the......

A Layman's Pulpit

An Earthly Paradise IT must not be supposed that, during the three days when the multitude remained with Him, as described in the Gospel for the Sixth Sunday after Pentecost,......

Kalendar

July 6-12 Sunday, July 6. Sixth Sunday after Pentecost. (Green.) Monday. July 7. SS. Cyril and Methodius, Bishops, 9th century. (White.) Tuesday, July 8. St. Elizabeth of......

Catholic Profiles : I L 0

RICHARD O'SULLIVAN, K.C. IF you take a walk down Fleet Street, passing the Law Courts, you may pass a sturdy and hand. some lawyer, moving rapidly ano purposefully, gown......

Uestions Of The Week

By Michael de la Bedoyere Europe's Own Exertions Come First T HERE is a curious air of tin reality about the whole business of the Marshall Plan and the European reaction to......

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Osterley Celebrates The Ordination Of Soo Priests

By a Staff Reporter On Wednesday last, July 2, Campion House, Osterley, known to thousands simply as "Osterley," celebrated the ordination of its 500th priest. Cardinal Griffin......

Eastern Churches

Russian Chapel At Geneva By DONALD ATTWATER Small churches of oriental rite continue to make their appearance in various parts of Western Europe, one of the latest being a......

There Are Grave Misgivings About The Fate Of Catholic...

There is the very gravest misgiving amongst the highest authorities in the Church on the present posidon of Catholic education in the new Republic of Czechoslovakia. THE......

This Film Was Written Under The Eyes Of The Gestapo

The story behind the making of Open City, Italy's international prize-winning film which arrived at the Rialto Cinema this week, is a drama in itself. It aims at showing the......

The Pope Sends Blessing To Film Congress

When Cardinal van Roey presided at the closing ceremony of the Fourth Catholic International Film Congress in Brussels last Sunday, His Eminence read a telegram from the Pope in......

Listen To This

DR. S. F. NADEL, lecturer in Anthropology at the London School of Economics discussing the " Use and Danger of Anthropology." Third Programme, July 11, 6.45 p.m. COMPTON......

Admiral Goes Rack To His Carmelite Convent

Admiral Thierry d'Argenlieu, former High Commissioner of the French Republic in Indo-China, and Inspector-General of the French Naval Forces, is to return to his Carmelite con......

Cardinal Says Mother Barry May Be Proposed For Church's...

" I consider that she was a great and holy nun and one, who, one day, may be proposed to the Church for great honours," said Cardinal Griffin of the late Rev. Mother Mary John......

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Book Of The Month

Politics for the Adult The Rise and Fall of the Ex-Socialist Government. By Christopher Hollis. (Hollis and Carter, 8s. 6d.), THOUGH I are entirely unper suaded by the......

Up Against A Blank Wall

Rifts itt the Veil. By Baron Erik Palmstiema. (Andrew Dakers, Ltd., 5s.). Reviewed by FR. ANSELM, O.D.C. T HE late Swedish envoy considers the problem of man in his relation......

How We Know

St. Thomas and Epistemology. By Louis-Marie Regis, O.P. The Marquette University Press. 96 51.50.). IN this Aquinas Lecture for 1946 St. Thomas is put in the dock for his......

Fascist, But Not Corrupt

Revelations of Ciano's Diary by Michael de la Bedoyere HARDLY less interesting than the contents of this fascinating Diary* is the way in which ii has been received by so......

Moses—revised Version

The Tables of the Law. By Thomas Mann. (Seeker & Warburg, 10s. 6d.). Reviewed by S. B. JAMES THOMAS Mann has a European 4reputation_ In 1929 he won the Nobel Prize for......

The Victorian Women Novelists

A Victorian Album. By Lucy Poate Stebbins. (Seeker and Warburg, 12s. Eal.). CRITICAL studies, four long essays on Mrs. Gasket], Charlotte Bronte, George Eliot and Margaret......

Talks On Our Lady

Our Blessed Mother. By Edward Leen, C.S.Sp. and John Kearney, C.S.Sp. (Clonmore and Reynolds, 10s. 6d.). Reviewed by MGR. HALLETT pAcH of these writers was the - 1 - 4 author......

Earth And Ourselves

"Good Day" T HE first Friday in July used to he a Red Letter Day at Fairlop in Essex, near to which lived one Daniel Day, a pump and block maker of so worthy is character that......

D. Then The Pump And Block Makers Of Wapping —

as wadi in honour of Good Day, who had once worked amongst them, as of his Oak Tree — decided to form a tradition of their own for the Fairlup Festival, and they ordered a......

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Happiness Must Be Earned In Marriage

Y.C.W. LEADER TELLS GIRLS By FRANK J. DOOLIN "The kernel of the whole thing is that you have got to do your reasoning before you do your loving." Nearly one hundred Young......

Another T.u. Conference Mass

When the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers holds a Biennial Cone ference in London on July 7, Catholic delegates will be able to attend a special Conference Mass at......

Mgr.downey's Tribute To Converts

By a Staff Reporter "Challoner and Newman are truly representative types of the old and new elements In the Catholicism of this land." With these words the Archbishop of......

Mgr. Masterson To Meet Nis Flock

A rally of Catholic families in the archdiocese of Birmingham, to meet Mgr. Masterson, Archbishop of Birmingham, has been arranged to take place at Oscott College, on July 7.......

Clean-up The Cinema Boycott Bad Films!

MGR. MASTERSON TELLS C.W.L. From Our Own Correspondent " I am sure you have seen many films which you judged not fit for public showing and you shifted in your seat and......

The Cardinal And London Feis

Cardinal Griffin has presented a cup for competition at the Feis London, the first Feis to be held in the metropolis since 1937. It is to be awarded to the winner of the Gaelic......

Graduates Meet In London

Cardinal Griffin attended the annual dinner of the Newman Association in London last Saturday. The guests included Mgr. Coffingwood, Mgr. Kerr MeClement, Professor P.......

Y.c.w. In South Holds Study Days

The Young Christian Workers' Girls of the dioceses of Westminster, Southwark and Brentwood sent over 50 representatives of a pre-marriage course study week-end at the Grail......

The Cardinal And Viscount Fitzalan

Describing the late Viscount FitzAlan as a leading lay spokesman of the Church in this country, Cardinal Griffin, presiding at the Converts' Aid Society Annual Meeting on Monday......

In Middlesex The Debate Continues

From Our Own Correspondent At the monthly meeting of the Middlesex County Council on Wednesday, June 25, it was decided to refer the resolution tabled by County Councillor W.......

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Reds Held German Bishop For 24 Hours

Mgr. Joseph Dietz, Bishop of Fulda, his secretary, the Rev. Heribert Abel, and their chauffeur, were arrested by Red Army guards upon entering the Russian zone for a trip......

Why Not A What We Think

NATIONAL MARIAN CONGRESS IN OUR LADY'S DOWRY ? THE conclusion of the great, Marian Congress at Ottawa, which nine Cardinals attended, prompts the question: Why not a National......

Are We A Republic?

By the EARL OF WICKLOW There has been a longish debate on Partition in the Dail, during which Mr. de Valera made a speech on that question, and in regard to the status of this......

The "times" And B.b.c. Are Mistaken

—SAYS VATICAN DAILY The B.B.C. and The Times are mistaken in interpreting a recent series of Osservatore Romano articles against war between East and West as a change in the......

Polish Press Ignores The Cardinal's Visit

From a Special Correspondent During Cardinal Griffin's journey in Poland, there were practically no comments in the official Warsaw Press and the same attitude was preserved......

Catholic Information From Abroad Vatican City

PRIVATE AUDIENCES. The Holy Father has received in private audience recently Cardinal Cerejeira, Patriarch of Lisbon, and Cardinal Clement de Gouveia, Archbishop of Lorenco......