4th July 1969

4th July 1969
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Headmaster Quits After 'differences'

BY A STAFF REPORTER DOM BERNARD OR CHARD, O.S.B.. has resigned as headmaster of St. Benedict's Abbey School, Ealing, West London, and leaves his post at the end of the present......

Burns Oates Sells Three Book Shops To Nuns

BY A STAFF REPORTER B OOKSHOPS owned by Burns Oates Retail, Ltd., in Glasgow, Liverpool and Birmingham have been sold to the Daughters of St. Paul, the Italian order which came......

Prince's Ecumenical Investiture

By a Staff Reporter LEADERS of the Protes tant and Catholic communities in Wales took a prominent part in the investiture of Prince Charles at Caernarvon Castle on Tuesday.......

Mgr. Goulder Dies At 67

MGR. GEORGE LAUR ANCE GOULDER, Master of the Guild of Our Lady of Ransom from 1951 until he retired last year, died on Sunday, aged 67. He was an Anglican clergyman for 10 years......

Renewal Group `encouraged'

The Birmingham Catholic Renewal Group said this week that it had been encouraged by Cardinal Suenens' statement. The group recently completed a number of resolutions on such......

`wrong' For Cardinal To Air Views

By a Rome Correspondent CARDINAL LEGER, who resigned as Archbishop of Montreal to work in the missions, has taken Cardinal Suenens of Malines-Brussels to task for the manner in......

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West & East Join In Seeking Cure For World's Ills

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT S OME 50 people drawn from Europe and India met at the London School of Economics last weekend for a sy mposium called "The Kind of Society we Want......

U.s. Priests' `confidence Hurt'

PRIESTS' confidence in the Church's leadership "has been hurt" by the handling of the resignation of Bishop Shannon, Auxiliary of St. Paul and Minneapolis, it was declared last......

Divorce Bill Given Second Reading In The Lords

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE Divorce Reform Bill passed its first stage in the House of Lords this week when it was given a Second Reading by 122 votes to 34, a Government majority......

Vatican Observer At Russian Peace Talks

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT REPRESENTATIVES of most of the world's reli g ious, from 44 countries, have this week been attendin g a four-day conference in Russia, or g anised......

Ycw Attack On Brazil Regime

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A N appeal to all young leaders of the world to support a campaign of protest against the Brazilian Government's repression of its political......

Gipsies Ask Pope For Recognition

T HREE g ipsies, representatives of the estimated 18 million in the world, called on Pope Paul last week to ask his support for their demands for some kind of international......

Former Dutch Priest Married

.J OS VRIJBURG, 37, chaplain at the experimental student parish in Amsterdam, married Annewiek Reijmer, 21, in the university chapel last week. A dispensation for Vrijbur g , a......

Three Monks Leave Parish For Downside T Hree Youn G...

who went from Downside Abbey two years a g o to serve at St. Mary's, Liverpool, are returning to Downside in the late summer at the request of Abbot Wilfrid Passmore, who needs......

Resignation Of 28 Priests Accepted

A RCHBISHOP BOLATTI of Rosaria, Ar g entina, has accepted the resi g nation of 28 priests in his archdiocese who had asked in March, for transfers or permission to resign......

Bicentenary Of Convent Chapel

M ASS was concelebrated on Wednesday in the chapel of the Bar Convent, York, by Bishop Gordon Wheeler of Leeds and the Abbot of Ampleforth to mark the bicentenary of the chapel,......

Irish Bishop Ends Marriage Fees

C ATHOLICS in the diocese of Killaloe, Ireland, will no lon g er pay a fee to the parish cler g y for a marria g e ceremony. In announcin g this, Bishop Harty of Killaloe also......

Girls Sing At Westminster

M EMBERS of an or g anisation for g irls' choirs in the Westminster Archdiocese, started in January under the patronage of Cardinal Heenan, sang in Westminster Cathedral......

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Unrest Among Rome Seminarians

FORTY-THREE out of 46 Australian students for the priesthood at Rome's Propaganda Fidei College have signed a letter to Cardinal Agagianian. Prefect of the Congregation for the......

It's Tough Finding Someone To Keep House For Father

by MAUREEN VINCENT R a priest, finding a housekeeper has always been a tricky business, but in recent years things have become even more difficult. There are two basic reasons......

When The Welfare State Drops Out

by PAULA DAVIES M OST of us spend a fair amount of time complaining about the inefficiency of organisations and the wooden-headedness of officialdom. If we're not moaning about......

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Princely Courage

T HE RICH PAGEANTRY of this week's outstanding event, the investiture of the heir to the throne as Prince of Wales, may have camouflaged but cannot have hidden the poise and......

Importance Of This Vote On Unity

By Norman St. John-Stevas ECUMENICALLY-minded Catholics will be watchin g with anxious interest the outcome of the votes in Convocation on Tuesday when the Church of En g land......

Moderates As Punchbags In Church Brawl

By Gerard Noel T HE pride, prejudice and pettiness of some of today's would-be watchdo g s of the Church's destiny, whether progressive or conservative, are more disedifyin g......

Ulster Rebuke For Kennedy

JUST a short time after the International Commission of Jurists in Geneva had indicted the Northern Ireland Government for sectarian policies, the Civil Ri g hts Association has......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. DRINKWATER The glory of the Lord D ID you see the new suggested translation for the congregational parts at Mass? It was drafted by an all-denominations......

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Your Criticism Of Challenge '69 Was Destructive

V ALID criticism is helpful if it is positive and constructive; the editorial on Challenge '69 in the June 27 CATHOLIC HERALD was negative and destructive, and can do nothing......

Keeping Defences Strong

T HOUGH I frequently disagree with your paper, which to a traditionalist is too progressive in outlook. may I offer you my full support for your leading article of June 6, "Back......

Hardly The Language Of Diplomacy

F OR whom are you writing when you refer in your leading article of June 13 to "Franco persisting in his fatheaded fantasies over Gibraltar"? Hardly the language of diplomacy,......

Letters To The Editor

DRINK AND MONEY IN THE PLATE I WONDER where Mr. Murphy (June 20) did the research which enabled him to say with such confidence that "the average British Catholic" spends an......

Found In A Flanders Field

A CATHOLIC prayer book was picked up on the battlefield in Flanders in 1915 by a German soldier who was subsequently killed, and the book came into the possession of the dead......

Supporting Can Be Aware Cardinal Of Committing Sin W Ith...

to Cardinal Suenens' courageous standpoint reported in your issue of June 27, is it not appropriate that we all support his case in the interests of the Church? An examination......

Questions & Answers

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question — / am an Anglican who intends to become a Roman Catholic, but 1 have been baptised twice already in my life and I am wondering if I will......

Baptism Of Converts

faith before a priest. This priest may q uite well be one who is a personal friend. The Reception of a Baptised Convert into the Full Communion of the Catholic Church was never......

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Steppe By Steppe

by MAURICE HART Across the Russias by J. Massey Stewart (Harvill Press 50s.) I FIRST met John Massey Stewart in a wine boat sailing down the Douro river with a cargo of wine......

Preparing For A Leap In The Dark

by JOSEPH ASTON The Changing Church by Rosemary Haughton (Chapman 16s.) M EN will make theories about things. They must explain the essence of what's going on, and then into......

Book List By Fr. S. G. A. Luff

Christ the Tiger by Thomas Howard (Hodder & Stoughton 21s.) Thomas Howard is a still Young American who has been through it all. At the beginning there's a charming simple......

The Psalms For Reading

by Rev. R. C. FULLER The Jerusalem Bible The Psalms for reading and recitation edited by Alan Neame (Darton, Longman and Todd 16s.) I T is not unfair to say that the 1......

Anthony Newley No Chaplin

by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART BRITISH film censorship grows more and more like the activity of a man sawing off the branch on which he sits. With each new permissive progress, Mr.......

Sense In Censoring

TELEVISION by H. R. F. KEATING T HAMES Television's news magazine This Week has achieved some notable triumphs, and it took extra time last week to mount a major programme on......

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Let's Regain Spirit Of The Past, Says New Delegate

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT E VERYONE of us should feel the need of a unity capable of embracing every man and every nation, said Archbishop Enrici, the new Apostolic Delegate......

Priests Who

q uit to wed at peak MORE than 7,000 Catholic priests have sought Vatican dispensations to marry in the past five years, but the number this year may be the highest in......

Bishop Ellis Turns Away Delegation

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT BISHOP ELLIS of Notting ham has declined to receive a dele g ation and petition from the local Catholic Renewal Movement seekin g the reinstatement of......