5th September 1947

5th September 1947
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In A Letter To President Truman

PIUS XII LAYS DOWN THE SPIRITUAL CONDITIONS OF PEACE Two Vital Papal Statements: I "Those who possess the truth must be conscientious to define it clearly when its foes......

Pope To Broadcast To The World

The Pope's broadcast speech on Sunday, September 7, to Pilgrims attending the 25th anniversary celebrations of the men's Catholic Action clubs is to be relayed abroad and will......

Priests Murdered, Beaten, And Accused In Titoland

Commenting indignantly on the murders of priests in Lanische, in the Yugoslav Zone B, the Osservatore Romano reports the excuses made by Bakaric, the President of Croatia.......

What

WE THINK THE CHANGELESS MESSAGE W E think that the exchange of letters between the Holy Father and President Truman is one of the most important events that have taken place......

"this Is A Pretty Cynical Assembly"

Woman Delegate On 'Stage-Managed' T.U.C. By FRANK DOOLIN SOUTHPORT] "THERE IS NO POWER IN HEAVEN OR HELL THAT CAN MAKE MINERS DO WHAT THEY FEEL CONVINCED THEY OUGHT NOT TO......

Four Attended T.u. Delegates' Mass

Mass for the success of the Trades Union Congress was offered in Notre Dame convent, Birkdale, on Sunday last, followed by a reception for Catholic delegates. under the......

Indian Bishops Welcome Independence

The Bishops of India have issued a statement welcoming the independence of their country and saying that they look to the future with hopefulness and optimism. Signed by Mgr.......

The Hungarian

CARDII1AL'SVIEWS In view of the result of the Hungarian elections this week, in which the Communists, despite gerrymandering, plural voting, even murderous assaults on their......

Back From Germany, Dick Stokes Says

Crazy Lunacy Is In Charge By ANDREW BOYLE Back in London, ahead of schedule after the latest of his periodical trips to Germany, Mr. Richard R. Stokes, M.P., was in mettlesome......

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Letter To Catholic Schoolboys

T(JLY will see the end of another school year and many Catholio boys will reach a turning point in their lives. The Road of Life will lie Open before them and they will ask......

Schools And Colleges Letters

THE LAITY'S NEW CALL Sig, — Many of us will be interested in your intention to devote space during the next few weeks to a consideration of lay activities. May I start off by a......

The Anglican Position

SIR,-11 is surely unnecessary to point out—as was done in reply to the question in your issue of August 15 as to whether it was " unfair " to describe Anglican confirmation as a......

[1t Is The Essential Truth In The Above Argument Which

brought so eminent a convert as Cardinal Manning into the Church. But it does not tell the whole story, as Cardinal Manning's imtnense sympathy and charity for his separated......

Spin'sters' Association

Sue—We should like to make comment on a letter appearing in your issue of July 4 by a spinster. The National Spinsters' Pensions Association which is aiming at obtaining......

Destruction Of Ownership

Sne—A remark made by one of your correspondents this week should not be allowed to pass un challenged. "1 think most of us have tasted the fruits of private ownership." On the......

Vatican And The War

SIR,—! challenge Mr. Sencourt to produce anything in the nature of evidence in support of his view that we should have been " following the counsels of the Pope" had We " made......

Another German Need

S1R,—For those who wish to help the Germane with gifts and find it difficult, may I call attention to a secondary, but very urgent need of the German women, which can be......

"leakage" Of Homeless Children

Sus,—As a Catholic working in a non-Catholic organisation concerned with the care of homeless children, may I draw attention to a serious and growing leakage away from the......

1 Points From Let Ters A Suggestion For The Feast

of Christ the King No doubt many C.H. readers will have noticed that the centenary of the well - known hymn "Abide with me " is to be commemorated by singing it in non-Catholic......

Answers

Is k " out-of-the-way " to have Nuptial Mass ? It should not be. The sacramental union of a Catholic man and woman, sharers in the priesthood of Christ, should certainly be......

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Next Monday, September The Eighth

THE NATIVITY OF OUR LADY The Feast of the Nativity of Our Lady, illustrated above in Jan de Beer's charming early Dutch painting, is one of the five great feasts of the Blessed......

Fil Ms By Grace Conway

Mr. Shaw says " No MR. Pascal says Mr. Shaw is going to write the dialogue for his St. Francis film. But from Mr. Shaw I have the following note in his own hand-writing--a......

Music The Proms

L Outs Kentner was fully at ease with Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 3 which unfailingly impresses with its grandeur and simplicity. But there was a slight trace of " fluff " in......

Art

Four Painters Who Made the British School By IRIS CONLAY IN less than 150 years Blake, Constable, Turner and Rossetti had all lived, worked and died, leaving behind them most......

Theatre Douglas Home's Second Play

THOSE who have followed the career of Mr. Douglas Home may he a little disappointed to find him adding yet another to the light and more or less useless Plays of London. "Now......

The Pope's Letter To President Truman

The following is the full text of the Holy Father's letter: To His Excellency Harry S. Truman, President of • the United States of America . Your Excellency: We have just......

Men Return To Machines 1 "! . Bernard Sullivan, Secretary...

London branch of the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers, has informed me of an agreement signed with the employers, allowing cutters to take on jobs as machinists.......

I Noticed A Point In The Speech Recently Made By

Mr. Homer, Communist Secretary of the Mineworkers' Union, which many people seem to have missed. He said " The Union has the power and the will to instil discipline, not only in......

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Russia's Chance—

If We Don't Look Out the moment almost completely overshadowed the international situation. Yet the latter remains far more important. Whatever happens to dollars and exports,......

Kalendar

September 7-13 Sunday, September 7. Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost. (Green.) , Monday, September 8. The Nativity of Our Lady. (White.) Tuesday, September 9. St. Gorgonius,......

Questions Of The Week

THE POPE AND THE PRESIDENT Michael de la Redogere THE Holy Father has chosen the occasion' of an exchange of greetings between the Holy See and the President of the U.S.A. to......

[catholic Profiles:i I 9

THE CATHOLIC SPIV I AM a Catholic spiv or drone, and this is my auto-profile. ant not necessarily of the common species of spiv or drone that happens at the same time to be a......

All Sorts Fr. Bernarb

Basset, S .J. ..............y.cw..., Basset, S .J. ..............y.cw..., Just For To-day HE Canon has just given permission for some of us to establish a branch of the......

In A Few Words

God's Own Common - sense 1 FEEL sure that many who followed the Mass in their missals last Sunday must have been deeply struck by the appositeness of the liturgy to the crisis.......

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Brentwood Founds Diocesan A.c.t.u.

"TWO COMMUNISTS WORK IN EACH T.U. BRANCH" Docker • Attacks Christian Apathy By a Staff Reporter Communist " observers " were in the audience last Sunday at East Ham Town Hall,......

Labour Party Organiser On

OUR MORALS tics had voted, the Communists would have been defeated with Britain could weather her economic storms if she could solve her moral problems, Mr. Harry Wickham,......

U.s. Relief Chief Asks

Are Your Unions Patriotic? " In view of the steady decline in the output of coil from British mines, and in view of the Government's urgent appeals to increase production, the......

Church Sends Aid To Cadiz Victims

By FRANCISCO DE LUIS Many hundreds of victims of the explosion of some 500 torpedoes in the naval Yard here, which shattered the city and brought death to hundreds and injuries......

Protestants Are Free In Spain

— Franco Reports circulated abroad that religious freedom does not exist in Spain were officially denied last week by General Franco. " All religious groups," General Franco......

Irish News Letter

WILL THE ECONOMIC CRISIS AFFECT EIRE? Tourist Traffic Raises Question By the EARL OF WICKLOW Discussions have been held between Mr. Lemass, Minister for Industry and......

U.s. Journalist Challenges Pravda's Editor The Managing...

New York Times has challenged David Zaslavsky, of the staff of Pravda, the Soviet daily, to back his claim of standing for " the broadest freedom of the Press" by writing a......

Listen To This

SIR RONALD STORRS talks about Dante and Dante's poetry from a point of view that is unusual in contemporary criticism. Third Programme. September 12, 9.50 p.m. FLORENCE C. LEE......

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"in Heaven We Are All Poets" S"ci°'"

—Said Shakespeare By W. J. IGOE The lunatic, the lover rind the poet Are of imagination all compact: One sees more devils than vast hell can hold, Thar is, the madman; the......

.family Matters

II' Holidays for the mind w E are all inclined, after any kind Q f a holiday, to weigh up the pros and cons of town or country living—and happy are those who get back to the one......

Property Regained

Lost Property. By Paul Derrick. (Denis Dobson, 8s. 6d.) Reviewed by JOHN F. LEO BRAY MR. Derrick is concerned, as are all men of goodwill, about the " propertylcssness " of......

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"we Are All In The Same Boat"

GERMAN STUDENT ON EUROPE'S YOUTH By LIAM GERVAIS This is Gerd Hagemann, former soldier of the Reichswehr and Catholic student from the Univer sity of Munster. Gerd Is In......

War (nice Reply To The C

As a result of a protest regarding the retention of German prisoners of war, made at the recent national rally of the C.Y.M.S., the General Secretary has received the following......

Cyclists Raise War Memorial St. Christopher's Catholic...

produced plans to erect a memorial, to be built on the Great North Road, in memory of the Catholic Cyclists who fell in the war. It is also proposed to hold a seryice annually,......

"we Are Having A Smashing Time"

London Boys In Camp With Y.C,W. cAHDINAL TO By GERRY SHERRY VISIT WALES " I am having a smashing time. The food is good, and there are plenty of things to do.' On Sunday I went......

Birmingham A.c.t.u. Acts For Polish Workers

" Go warily—but whatever you do—go 1" said the Rev. J. P. Boland, chaplain to the Birmingham branch of the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists, to a large crowd of members......

Seminarists And Y.c.w. Co-operate At Study

"I feel that the more students inform themselves of the aim and Principles of the Young Christian Worker movement the greater will be the success of their own apostolate among......

Better Response To " C. H." Adoption Scheme

THE response to our appeal for help with the Adoption Scheme has recently been most encouraging and many parishes up and down the country have volunteered to help. We have also......

Engagements Southwark For Mgr. Amigo, Archbishop, Bishop...

September '7: Makes Visitation of the hop fields. 9.45, East Farleigh; 10.15, Yalding; 10.45, Paddock Wood; 11.15, Horsmonden, APPOINTMENTS Westminster The following......

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East Anglia Remembers Catholic England Pilgrims Pray In...

By GRACE CONWAY High up on the cliffs at Dunwich, where the sea has scoured away the coast for many centuries, a thousand pilgrims from Many of the scattered parishes of East......

England's Faith

Preaching to the Dunwich pilgrims, Fr. Curran said: " When we come here in pilgrimage to Dunwich we arc not coming here as aliens or foreigners. When we speak here of the......

We Find Good White Bread In A U.s. Dustbin

A VIENNESE REPORTS ON HIS CITY By EL.GAR BURGHARDT To-day I have the chance to send you an " uncensored" report on what is going on here and to tell you truly and freely of......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY Pope's Chamberlain Pilgrim To Lourdes The master of the Pope's rooms, Mgr.Mella Di Sanielia, is taking part. as an invalid, in the first post-war Italian national......