4th September 1970

4th September 1970
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Vatican Knew About Buns Six Years Ago

BY A STAFF REPORTER A DUTCH priest, who worked in India and Ceylon, said last week that Church authorities had known for six years that there was what he called "a scandalous......

Birth-control Leaflet By Renewal Group

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE controversial birthcontrol leaflet which the Catholic Renewal Movement decided in July to print and circulate was published on Tuesday. It suggests......

Canon's Ycw Post In S. Africa

CANON EDWARD MIT CIIINSON is leaving Southwark shortly for an appointment in South Africa. at the invitation of Cardinal McCann and the Young Christian Workers there, and with......

Religious Task Force Atpop Festival

BY A STAFF REPORTER A S one wliose instinct is to put as much distance between. himself and crowds; and most particularly holiday crowds, it was not without misgivings that I......

Monks Hosts To Helpers

T HE 41 Cistercian monks of Sancta Maria Abbey, Nunraw, East Lothian, will be hosts tomorrow to more than 500 volunteer craftsmen who helped to build the abbey, and their......

God 'absent From Many Lives'

From a Rome Correspondent G OD was absent from the lives of many people because they were no longer looking for him, the Pope said at a general audience at Castelgandolfo on......

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Over Ten Years

BY A STAFF REPORTER O XFAM has sent almost £17 million in money and goods to more than 80 countries over the past ten years. This total of aid marks the decade of Oxfam's......

Pope's Message To `not Forgotten'

T HE "Not Forgotten" Association, which was formed in 1920 by the singer Marta Cunningham with the object of "providing comfort, cheer and entertainment for the wounded......

Obituary

Fr. Louis Francis Hartman, C.SS.R., from 1948 to 1968 chairman of The hoard of editors for the new American translation of the Catholic Bible in English, aged 69. 'in......

Dutch Group May Seek New Bishops

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A NEW Dutch ultraP EA ' traditionalist group will ask Pope Paul to appoint new bishops in Holland if the present ones do not renounce the......

Africans Massacred By Arabs From Sudan

BY A STAFF REPORTER T least 27 African Christian refugees were killed A by Arab soldiers from Northern Sudan while they prayed for a sick child in a prayer centre on the Congo......

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Cdr. Bucher's Catholic Schooldays

H OW a nun obtained a free railway ticket to enable him to enter a famous American Catholic school is told by Cdr. Lloyd M. Bucher, former captain of the U.S.S. Pueblo, in his......

Alan Mcelwain's Rome Diary

O NE saw the nimble mind and skilful hand of Fr. Edward Heston behind the speed—depressingly rare in the Roman Curia — with which the Congregation for the Religious and Secular......

Paean Of Praise For Potters

11 - 1' is not often that an exhi bition demonstrates the effort behind the art. But from now until October 4, in "200 Years of Spode" at the Royal Academy, you can see what......

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Opin I On

RACE AND FAVOUR T HE problems of the Community Relations Commission, and of the Notting Hill Police, remind us that the movement to genuine inter-racial living cannot depend on......

What The Papers Don't Say

I T is, we are frequently re minded. our duty to take a Catholic paper. It is also useful if we want to have some notion of what really goes on in the Church. because if we......

Depths Of Atmosphere

by Peter Hebblethwait, S.J. A NYONE who has ever been gripped by the atmosphere of a Mauriac novel will never forget it: Jean Peloueyre lay stretched on his bed. He opened his......

Reflection

Feeling worthless 1 by Fr. J. HARRIOTT, SJ A GOOD deal has been written in recent years on the kind of social problem which can be photographed: bad housing, hunger,......

John

SHARKS IN by PORT O'Keeffe T HERE are all sorts of perks open to the seafarer denied to the average landlubber with a steady job. Travel to all parts of the world, frequent......

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Rudeness In Yeats Country

A s a participant in the Yeats -rsSummer School at Sligo a few weeks ago I would like to correct the impression given by Gabriel Fallon (August 28) of the incident involving two......

Middle East Opportunity

From REAR-ADMIRAL SIR ANTIIONY BUZZARD. M AY I det ri :ittention to a motel challenge of unique and urgent significance arising from the paper, The British Churches and the......

Anti-feminist

Question—The words of Ezekiel 36, 17, included in the readings for the Easter Vigil this year, suggest a very anti-femMist attitude on the part of God. How should we understand......

An Obligation Of Absolute Support For Human Life

I FIND myself in complete disa g reement with the views expressed by Mr. St. John-Stevas (Au g ust 21) on the desirability of amending, rather than repealing, the Abortion Act.......

Luther And The Modern 'enemies' Of The Church

1 AM sorry that owing to illness I have only just seen Mr. Ross Williamson's letter of Au g ust 14 and have not yet had time to investi g ate his kind reference. But in the......

Reaction To Bishop Silent Butler Too Violent Tridentine...

as an An g lican, Levi's violent reaction "Times" re g ardin g his recent As one who attended the Roman Catholic Winter School held here a month or so ago, and who found it most......

Spectators

Q t ITE a few of your correspondents have expressed the view that the Tridentine Mass should continue side by side with the new Rite, None of them seem to be considerin g the......

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In Black And White

by MARY KELLY Native Son by Richard Wright (Cape 42s.) I T is often written that wes tern civilisation is tottering before the upsurge of the third world. Future historians,......

Kerala: Christian Toepiece To The Continent Of Caste

by GERARD NOEL Portrait of India by Val Mehta (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 70s.) I N the heyday of "gunboat diplomacy", Lord Feline crston, as Foreign Secretary, is supposed to have......

Religious Books By Barbara Hamilton-smith

God's Young Church by William Barclay (St. Andrew Press 6s.) Readers of his "Plain Man's" books will know that Professor Barclay has the gift of concealing his scholarship and......

India Seen With

ove and wonder TELEVISION by PATRICK O'DONOVAN T HE showing of Louis Malle's penultimate programme on India makes the Indian Government's reaction still more difficult to......

Mild, Gentle And Disarming

FILMS by FREDA BRUCE LOCKHART W HERE is a critic to begin, faced with one piece of unashamed juvenilia or a mixed trio of "X"es? Certainly the former, Val Guest's Toomorrow......

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Girls From Approved Schools Find A Home

by F. C. PRICE `11`HE first home in this country catering exclusively for adolescent girls released from approved schools has recently been opened by Contact, a new Catholic......

U.s. Priest Quits As Editor

y R. DANIEL LYONS, V., editor and publisher of the American national Catholic weekly Twin Circle, has resigned both jobs after an editorial disagreement with the newspaper......

National Cross Carrying Pilgrimage

A NATIONAL Cross Carrying Pilgrimage, in which 19 large Crosses (one for each diocese) will be carried by groups of men for a fortnight, visiting parishes en route, is being......

Racial Conflict `decisive For All Churches'

ISTRESS at the "mounting conflict between white people and black, especially in South Africa and the United States," was expressed in a statement at the close of the general......

Singing Nun Her Convent

T HE Singing Nun, "Sister Sourire," who left her Dominican convent in Belgium after her records topped the charts all over the world four years ago, has gone back to her convent......

Industry And Widowhoo D Returns To

her convent by MAITREEN VINCENT T HE conventional image of a widow is one of an old lady, living out the few years remaining to her with her memories. Statistics, however,......