5th September 1969

5th September 1969
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Bishop Warns Tuc On Remoteness

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT A RIGHT RELATIONSHIP between people was impossible if the parties concerned were remote from one another, said Bishop Worlock of Portsmouth preaching......

Bishops Lead Pilgrimage To Lourdes

S 1X BISHOPS led 800 British pilgrims to Lourdes this week. They were Bishop Cashman of Arundel and Brighton, who is chairman of the Catholic Association. which organised the......

Papal Power And Synod Agenda

By A Special Correspondent 'THE Pope's right to make A important decisions without consulting the Bishops is affirmed in the agenda for the World Synod of Bishops, due to be......

Pope's Fears Of New Middle East War

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT THE CRISIS in the Middle East—heightened on Monday by the military coup in Libya— contained elements in common with the prelude to the Second World......

Cardinal Welcomes Callaghan Proposals

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT C ARDINAL CONWAY, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, has described Mr. Callaghan's reform programme for Ulster as "an enormous step......

‘anti-cluircit Press Offensives

BY A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT E Church's authority has never been the target of so many violent attacks as today, said the French Jesuit theologian Cardinal Danielou last week. A......

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Pope May Ease Rules On Mixed Marriages

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT N EW rules which may remove some of the obstacles against marriages between Catholics and Protestants will be announced shortly by the Pope, according......

Anglican Row Over Pope's Uganda Visit

ANGLICAN leaders in Uganda, who took part in services with Pope Paul during his visit, have been criticised for their ecumenical activities. At the August meeting of the Church......

Dialogue With Presbyterians

T HE Vatican and the Presbyterian Church have decided to establish a joint commission to study mutual problems and pinpoint questions of theological agreement and disagreement,......

Christian Aid Week Raised £1,081,000

A RECORD figure an nounced this week for this year's Christian Aid Week shows that by August 31 the fund had received £1,081,000. The target for the six collecting days in May......

Greek Orthodox Thanks To Glasgow Youth

Y OUNG people of the Greek Orthodox Church in Glasgow have presented a plaque to the Catholic Youth Council of Glasgow Archdiocese in appreciation of help given in starting a......

Cardinal Welcomes Ulster Proposals

Down and Connor, had a working breakfast with Mr. Callaghan. Afterwards the Cardinal said he thought the talks with the Home Secretary were bringing the two sides together.......

Priest Arranges School Coach

CANON FRANCIS DAVYS, parish priest of St. Elizabeth's Church, Richmond, Surrey, has arranged for a coach so that about 45 children living in the Ham area can attend the new St.......

`sobering-up Centres' For Druliks Urged

A HOME OFFICE work ing party will recommend "sobering-up centres" rather than police cells for drunkards picked up in the streets, according to an article in the Guardian by......

Nottingham Group Reveals Fifth Priest Suspended

BY A STAFF REPORTER A FIFTH priest has been suspended by Bishop Ellis of Nottingham for his views on birth control, according to a booklet, "Four Honest Men," prepared by local......

`absurd' Propaganda On Use Of Relief Supplies To Biafra

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT P ROPAGANDA has never played such a primordial role in warfare since the days of Dr. Goebbels as it is playing in the Nigeria-Biafra conflict, says......

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Jerusalem Should Be Home Of Dialogue

by HUGH KAY T HE desecration of the Al Aqsa Mosque is a sharp reminder to Christians that Jerusalem is a holy place for three great world religions and ought to be the natural......

The Proles And Elite In Education

by BRUCE COOPER I HAVE AT TIMES re garded myself as radical and questioning, but not particularly as prophetic_ Two years ago I wrote an article entitled "Comprehensive at......

Paula Davies Meets Joy Adamson

Now it's Pippa the cheetah OY ADAMSON is exactly the kind of person one expects her to be except that, instead of being English, she is Viennese. Tallish and slim, with the......

Security And Risk-3

O UR LORD promised his followers peace, but not peace as the world understands it. Theirs was not, and is not to be, an easy life. Christian peace is not a state of somnolence......

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New Regime In Libya

I T IS NOT CLEAR, as we go to press, how the new regime in Libya will emerge. If it is really involved with the Syrian and Iraqi Baathists, and closes its ranks with Cairo as......

Callaghan's Triumph

M R. WILSON'S Government has not put a foot wrong in the latest phase of the Ulster affair, and Mr. Callaghan's deportment in his visit to Northern Ireland was a masterpiece of......

Why I Played The Role Of A Catholic Shop Steward

I STARTED my boarding edUcation at a famous Catholic preparatory school called Ladycross in Seaford, Sussex. My stay there was short, since my mother took exception to the......

Special Horror In What Happened In Belfast & Derry

By Patrick O'Donovan I USED to have a private nightmare that a situation might arise in which I would have to choose between loyalty to England or to Ireland. And a week or so......

Adlerroownd The Slogans Go From Bad To Verse

IN a flash of blinding banal ity the Labour party has hit on the slogan, "Labour's got life and soul. When it comes down to it, aren't Labour's ideals yours?" The short answer......

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Excessive Zeal Of Mugger1dge

I THINK that the general tone of Malcolm Muggeridge's sermon in St. Giles' Cathedral is unduly pessimistic. Few would pretend that the present age is an enlightened one, but......

Not Really A 'private Eye'

I WOULD like to applaud your very fair report (August 29) on "The Catonsville Roadrunner." 1 would, however, make one reservation, The headline, "Christian Private Eye, is......

Mini-skirts

yr was with a sense of regret that I read in your paper recently that the Holy Father had banned mini-skirts in St. Peter's. At the Carmelite Church in Kensington which I......

M R. Norman St. Johnstf,vas Is A "liberal" Tory. So It

is not difficult to understand his embarrassment at the situation in Northern Ireland. Perhaps he would care to advise us just how it is possible to support the Union without......

Ulster: The It Takes Outsider Fears Of To Suggest Reforms

Mr. Lynch in the priesthood T O anyone at all concerned for the renewal of the Church, and most of all its ministry, Fr. Kavanagh's letter in reply to Mr. Norman St.......

Celibacy And The Church

D ID Norman St. JohnStevas really say — as Fr. Joseph Kavanagh (August 22) implies—that the abolition of the celibacy rule would "advance" the Church? I think that what he......

Norman The Confessor

TITE article of August 15 by Norman St. John-Stevas on what he considers to be the irrelevance of our priests in the present day left me wondering to what position in the......

Labels As Substitute For Reason

IT is a little difficult to see the reason for the story by your Special Correspondent, "Traditionalists Find a Tailormade Publisher," referring to the Britons Publishing......

Why Renewal Group Need Mouthpiece Of Opinion

W ITH all due respect I venture to question the value or even the future of such a loose system as Mr. McDonald appears to envisage (August 29) for the Catholic Renewal......

Hardly Cricket Sister

F RIENDS of Sister Margaret Rowe will feel a little saddened that your correspondent, Sister Madeleine, O.S.A. (August 22) has chosen io use Sister Margaret Rowe's personal......

The Divine Office

Conducted by Fr. JOHN SYMON Question — / write as an Anglican, and one of the points which puzzles me about your Church is that in practice the Roman liturgy scents to begin......

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Passionate Search For The Truth

O NE of the more reassur ing aspects of humanity is the widely shared passion for truth, and television, thank goodness, at times strives manfully to satisfy the appetite.......

Nabokov's Humiliated Non-hero

ITLADIMIR NABOKOV, of Lolita fame, seems fascinated by the victimisaof men by physical passions. His Laughter in the Dark ("X," London Pavilion) is about a wealthy art dealer, a......

South Italian Pageant

By Fr, H. E. G. ROPE A Traveller in Southern Italy by H. V. Morton (Methuen). IN 1913-14 a courteous dealer in the Via Condotti, Rome, showed me photographs he had taken of......

Inspiration From The Bible

By Mgr. JOHN M. T. BARTON Catholic Theories of Biblical Inspiration since 1810 by James T. Burtchaell (Cambridge University Press 70s.) T HE author of this substantial work of......

Why Women Go Back To Work

by MAUREEN VINCENT Working Wonders by Pat Williams (Hodder and Stoughton 25s.). A NY WIFE and mother who has ever attempted to work at a job outside the home for even half an......

Children's Choice By Isobel Quigly Living In God's Family...

Practical Schemes for Primary Schools). (1) The Family of God, (2) First Beginnings, (3) Baptism, (4) Confirmation. By Peter Wetz, W.F., and Sister Joyce Mary, O.P. (Bums &......

The Australian Church

by KERRY STEPHENSON The Catholic Church in Australia by Patrick O'Farrell (Geoffrey Chapman 35s.) Documents in Australian Catholic History Vols. 1 and 2 by Patrick O'Farrell......

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School Of Church Music To Accept Catholics

T HE Royal School of Church Music, founded in 1927 as a purely Anglican organisation, is to accept Catholics for the first time. An announcement from the school discloses that......

£67,967 Left By Mgr. Goulder

Mgr. Laurance Goulder, of Engfield, Middlesex, left £67,967 net in his will published last week. Duty paid was £26,945. To his housekeeper, Miss Patricia Lang, he left a sum......

Human Need Conference Theme

A STUDY conference with the theme of "Whither Catholic Social Agencies in the 1970s?" begins in Roehampton today. The conference, at Digby Stuart College of Education, seeks to......

Mother General Of Franciscans

A T a special Renewal Chapter of the Franciscan Missionaries of St. Joseph held recently at the Franciscan Convent, Broughton Hall, Eccleshall, Stafford, Rev. Mother M. John......

Ransom Guild Raises £6,400

m ORE than £6,400 was contributed towards the 1968 Novena and the newlyfounded Patronage Fund conducted by the Guild of Our Lady of Ranhom, states Fr. Anthony Stark, Master of......

Trust Gives £250 To Help Preserve Historic Chapel

T HE tiny 13th century chapel of St. Edmund's, Dover, the smallest church in regular use by Catholics in England, has received a grant of £250 from the Historic Churches......

Conference On World Missions To Seamen A First World-wide...

on religious services to seafarers was held last week in Rotterdam at the initiative of the World Council of Churches and the International Council of Seamen's Agencies (United......

Liverpool Benedictines Replaced

S ECULAR clergy who are to replace the Benedictines at St. Mary's, Highfield Street, Liverpool, were named last week by Archbishop Beck, who said that for the time being he did......

Catholic Nurses' Guild Meeting

H UNDREDS of nurses attended Mass in Liverpool Cathedral on Tuesday, concelebrated by Archbishop Beck, before the opening of the Catholic Nurses' Guild annual general meeting at......

Masked Ball To Aid Cafod

A MASKED BALL in aid of the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development, organised by the League of Christ the King, which is based on Brompton Oratory, is being held on October 31......