5th June 1970

5th June 1970
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Conference Of Priests Gets Down To Work

No age-group war at Woodhall talks BY A STAFF REPORTER A UNANIMOUS vote asserting "the inestimable value" of celibacy for the priests's personal life, ministry and witness was......

Birth Control Plea To Election Candidates

S IX organisations concerned with birth and population control have sent a "birth control manifesto" to Parliamentary candidates in the General Election, seeking support for six......

Pay Rises For 3,100 Vatican Employees

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT PAY rises of 10 per cent. have been granted by the Pope to about 3,100 Vatican employees and 900 pensioners. It is the second increase in 18 months.......

Liverpool £2,000 Short Of Target

LIVERPOOL was the only diocese to show a serious deficit in parish collections towards the work of the national commissions and other bodies specially responsible for......

The Longest Journey By Pilgrim Pope

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE POPE is to visit the Philippines and Australia in November. The journey will take him farther than all other Popes in all their travels......

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Brazil Challenged To Open Prisons To Red Cross

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT OM HELDER CAMARA, Archbishop of Olinda and Recife, added his testimony to reports of torture in Brazil at a speech in Paris last week. He described......

Cardinal Suenens On 'painful Duty'

C ARDINAL SUENENS, Primate of Belgium, referred on Whit Sunday to the " recent declarations of the Holy Father " which the Press had interpreted as a criticism of his......

Operation Of Abortion Act Worrying Doctors

By MAUREEN VINCENT I EADING medical men in this country are far 4 from satisfied with the working of the Abortion Act. This dissatisfaction is clearly expressed in a report by......

Italian Divorce Rift Discussed At Vatican

VACE-SAVING moves to solve the Italian divorce question led to a Vatican meeting this week between Italy ' s Foreign Minister, Signot+ Moro, the Minister of Justice, Signor......

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Obsessed By New Black Magic

By Ian Waller UNDER a daily barrage of public opinion polls going up and down like yoyos it is scarcely surprising that the electorate—or at least the very small part that has......

By Paula

DAVIES Saying it with flowers for weeks on end! TO SEND a prospective mother-in-law a bouquet of flowers as thank-you for hospitality can be considered in Stephen Potter's......

Challenge Facing New Cafod Chief

by F. C. PRICE T HE retirement of Sir Hugh Ellis-Rees as administrator of the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development (CAFOD) means that his former deputy, Mr. Noel Charles,......

Vocations

THE FIRST STEPS --1 T HUS far this series has pro vided information about priests and monks, brothers and nuns, missionary and diecesan clergy and secular institutes. One......

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Opinion

ROLE OF THE PRIEST W HATEVER the sceptics say, there is no reason why this week's conference of priests should not produce results—provided it does not fail to see the trees......

Horrors That Go On In Our Labs By Norman

St. John St. John Stevas I HAVE been greatly encouraged and moved by the massive support which has come to me from CATHOLIC HERALD readers over the past weeks. The response to......

'isolated' Pope's Answer To His Critics

From Alan McElwain in 'Rome PO PE PAUL'S visit next November to attend episcopal conferences in the Philippines and Australia is seen as a forthright answer to those of his......

Ecumenics School For Ireland

W ITH two former Minis ters on bail arising from a charge of illegally attempting to import arms and with a third declaring that "Lynch goes or I go". the political situation in......

Riches And Poverty —1

P OVERTY is relative. An English aristocrat once remarked that "a gentleman can rub along on thirty thousand a year." Most people in Britain would be happy to rub along on a......

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Why Should Single Be Penalised?

AL FOUND last week's article by Paula Davies on taxation extremely irritating. While I do appreciate the fact that all children should be well nourished and properly educated, I......

Rejecting Our History

O NCE again we have it, this time from Fr. Michael Richards (May 22): Christ is alive and well — but no lon g er livin g in his Church. He has climbed out of the decayin g......

Infallibility Of People Of God

THE basic text for discussion on the infallibility of the People of God is the ori g inal definition of papal infallibility as enunciated by the First Vatican Council. What that......

Human Dignity And The Playing Of Racialist Sport

HE sacred principle of the right to play racialist sport if you so wish is not more sacred than the principle of standing up in defence of human dignity: indeed, one would like......

'all' For 'many'

Question Why is it that, although the Latin words for the consecration of the chalice at Mass speak of Christ's blood being shed "for you and for many," our modern English......

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Progress In

pediatrics by BARBARA HAMILTON SMITH Decent and Indecent by Dr. Benjamin Spock (Bodley Head 30s.) .13 A 13 Y in one hand and Dr. Spock in the other!" a generation of parents......

Six Troubled Counties In Which Extremists Flourish

by H. MONTGOMERY HYDE Fire Over Ulster by Patrick by Patrick Riddell (Hamish Hamilton 35s.) Ulster 1969 The Fight for Civil Rights in Northern Ireland by Max Hastings (Gollancz......

The Forgotten Force That Has Survived The Empire

by Maj-Gen. Viscount MONCKTON Britain and Her Army 15091970 by Correlli Barnett (Allen Lane The Penguin Press £5) THIS is a brilliant book and very readable. Although not all......

Secretary-general 1

re q uired by re q uired by HELP THE AGED An inspiring leader required to head-up the considerable expansion of this national appeal now necessary. Receipts, including gifts......

Books For Children By Isabel Quigly

IT isn't often that a book turns up recommended by no less a person than the Pope. His Holiness (bids me . . assure you that he was impressed !by the interpretation of the......

Bardic Scholarship At Human Level

by IVOR BROWN Shakespeare and the Students by D. J. Enright (Chatto & Windus 16s.) PROFESSOR ENRIGHT, author of "The Memoirs of a Mendicant Professor" has carried Shakespeare......

Religious Books By R. C. Gorman, S.j.

Theological Investigations vol. 6 by K. Rahner (Darton, Longman, Todd 70s.) The translation of the first volume in this series, and its masterly introduction came from Fr. C.......

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Questions Oberammergau Asks

T F,I .FVISION'S tribute to the Passion Play at Oberammergau came to us in definitive but somewhat disappointing form, in a joint B.B.C.-Bavarian Television production shown in......

Hawk Breaks Boy's Misery

AT last Kes ("U", Academy One) has reached London after a long-drawn tussle which reflects small credit on the film industry. It is not necessary to hail "Kes" as an absolute......

The Attraction Of Central Portugal

"DID you you go to the This was the inevitable question that I was asked on my return from a recent visit to Portugal by those who have tasted the glories of the Algarve. A......

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Leprosarium A Stone's Throw From China

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A PRIEST who runs a leprosarium little more than a stone's throw from Communist China, Sicilianborn Fr. Caetano Nicosia, said recently: "My superiors......

Louvain's Linguistic Schism

by JOHN BURKE T HE Catholic University of Louvain faces a physical schism. It is being forced to divide into two distinct French-speaking and Dutch-speaking universities.......

Superior General's Jubilee

MOTHER Mary Francis, founder and Superior General of the Franciscan Mi ss ionaries of the Divine Motherhood, celebrates the golden jubilee of her religious profession today at......

Becket In Lambeth Palace `son Et Lumiere'

WELL-KNOWN actors and actresses are giving their services free for a pageant of Son et Lumiere in the gardens of Lambeth Palace, the official residence of the Archbishop of......

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N. Ireland Troubles Not 'religious War'

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE turbulent events in Northern Ireland in the past year do not comprise a "religious war. according to a joint statement issued by four leaders......

Lourdes Pilgrimage For Mental Victims

MENTALLY handicapped people from many countries are to take port in a massive pil g rima g e to Lourdes next Easter. The organisers want to help the mentally sick to play their......

Bishops' Forthcoming Engagements

Cardinal Heenan of WestminsterSaturday: Attends Old Edrnundian receebon, Kensington. 6.30. Sunday: Parochial Visitiation and Confirmation. Our Lady and St Joseph. KIngsland. 2.......

New Rank For Diplomats

A NEW rank in 'the Vatican Diplomatic Service was announced last week by the Pope Assistants to Papal Nuncios in countries of great size or importance. The first such......