6th November 1970

6th November 1970
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Bishops Can Judge

the 'hard eases' BY A STAFF REPORTER A LTHOUGH mixed marriages where the non-Catholic partner refuses to allow the children to be brought up in the Catholic faith will still......

Step Towards National Forum Of Priests

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE bishops of England and Wales have invited a steering committee of priests elected at the National Conference of Secular Priests last June, to form a......

Defend Catholic Schools Call

By a Special Correspondent A STRONG plea for the defence of the Catholic educational system which is "not just a question of doctrine," was made by Sir John Newsom, a former......

Mother Teresa May Open London House

BY A STAFF REPORTER M OTHER TERESA, the Yugoslav nun who founded the Missionaries of Charity to care for the destitute and dying in the slums of Calcutta, may start a branch of......

Pope Calls For Prayers On Middle East Cease-fire

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT A CALL to all Christians to pray for an extension of the Middle East 90-day cease-fire was made by Pope Paul on Sunday. All Saints' Day, addressing......

Cardinal Cushing's Requiem

C ARDINAL CUSHING. who retired in September after 26 years as Archbishop of Boston, Massachusetts, died from cancer on Monday. aged 75. Archbishop Medeiros, who succeeded him,......

Jesuit Elected

The Rev. Robert F. Drinan, a Jesuit priest and strong opponent of the Vietnam War, defeated two opponents this week to become the first Catholic priest ever elected to the......

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More Nurses Refuse To Aid Abortions

BY A STAFF REPORTER A N 0 TH ER hospital has been forced to halt abortions because nurses have exercised their rights of conscience and refused to co-operate in the operation.......

Historic 'firsts' In The Pope's Asian Tour

FROM OUR ROME CORRESPONDENT POPE PAUL, the most widely travelled Pontiff in history, will leave at the end of this month on a tour of Asia which will take him within a few......

Win Friends, Popularity With Little Tricks Of Everyday Talk.

A WELL-KNOWN publisher reports that there is a simple technique of everyday conversation which can pay you real dividends in both social and professional advancement. It works......

Vatican Bans Mass Experiments

'' . 1rFIE VATICAN has banned. any further experiments with A the Catholic liturgy. Vatican sources said this week. The ban comes in a still unpublished "instruction" on......

Reflection

by Sister Madeleine, O.S.A. Symbols of Baptism W HAT excited me most when I visited the catacombs in Rome some years ago was not so much the thought of Christians secretly......

Agreement Grows With Anglicans

BY A STAFF REPORTER G ROWING agreement between Catholic . and Anglican theologians currently engaged in dialogue on a world basis is reported by Anglican Bishop John Moorman of......

Mgr Jones, Bible Scholar

VIGR. Alexander Jones, one AYI of Britain's leading biblical scholars, has died in a Liverpool hospital. aged 64. The crowning work of his career was the ten years he spent in......

Papal Envoy To Nationalist China. Named

DORI . PAUL has appointed I. Mgr. rilward Cassidy as Apostolic Pro.Nuncio to Nationalist China_ filling a post left va c ant by the retirement of 101ri I uigi 'I he appointment......

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Training For A Cross

THE precise connection between an actor sweating under a strenuous weighttraining programme in a London gymnasium. and the yearnings of people for a meaning in life, is not......

Gabriel Fallon's Dublin Diary

Let's be neighbours says Archbishop T HE Irish School of Ecumenics will present its inaugural lecture on Monday in the public lecture hall of the Jesuit house at Milltown Park,......

Housing Joins The Three R's

by PAULA DAVIES T HE problem of the homeless has captured the imagination of schoolchildren and young people everywhere. You might almost say it has fired their imagination,......

A Walsingham Way For 1970

By BERNARD PHILLIPS THINGS have never gone 3 smoothly in Walsingham. Even the pious widow Richeldis, who founded this shrine of Our Lady in 1061, ran into difficulties over its......

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Why A Catholic Can Sit On Woolsack

by Norman St. John Stevas WAS intrigued by some of the reflections on the side, made by Mr Auberon Waugh, on Catholics in political life, in his sympathetic profile of Sir......

Major's Men On Guard

T HERE are reassuring features about Major Patrick Wall's Pro Fide movement. It is neither extremist nor uncharitable. It is conservative, but not reactionary. It pleads for......

A Scintillating Look By Levin At The Sixties

RERN A R D Levin, that supremely literate and sublime hatchet-man of Fleet Street, has written his first book (The Pendulum Years: Britain and the Sixties. Jonathan Cape. 50s).......

Lay Theology Without Tears

by Blake Baker W HEN I arrived at the modern Catholic college, set on a hillside below a magnificent baroque church on the outskirts of Graz in .Austria, a plump, highly......

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A Moral Issue Is Involved In Tory Economic Measures

S INCE I am an individual member of the Labour Party, criticism by me of the proposals presented to the House or Commons by the Chancellor of the Exchequer on October 27 may be......

Spirit Of Trust At Lourdes

M AY I answer the letter from Fr. Simon Tugwell, O.P. (October 23) about next Easter's International Pilgrimage to Lourdes for the Mentally Handicapped? I most certainly agree......

When Souls Become Saints

ityrAY I call attention to the fact that "Popular Catholicism" still seems to suppose that the Pope makes Saints. Notice, among other references, your headline (Oct. 3) in the......

'poor Fellow' M R. Furtado, Who Is Good Enough To Describe

me as a "poor fellow." tells us (Oct. 30) that my published letters consist of "xenophobic outbursts." Mr. Furtado could not know that this is unlikely, as I have been of......

Bad English And Bad Speaking

-111" WAS interested' in the talk between Auberon Waugh and I find the phrase "Lamb of God you take away the sins of the world" silly and unpleasing. Why, one asks, the wholly......

Freedom, Rights, Duties

I AM very sorry that my letter of October 16 has given Mr. Wilkinson the impression that I think it is only the strikers who break the rules, because I am sure that management......

Nuns Aren't Museum Pieces

W 1 - 11-1 Mrs. Scott (October 30) 1 could not agree more that nuns' traditional habits are far more attractive. But has she ever tried doing housework, in high summer, clad......

Hard To Accept Lord Soper's Ideas On Christ's Role

I N your issue of October 16 Auberon Waugh reported Lord Soper as saying: "Jesus Christ was a revolutionary, concerned to alter society. That is why they crucified him."......

'brought To The Test

Question — What Ls the meaning of the curious phrase in the ''Our Father"; "Lead us nor into temptation"? It is inconceivable that God ever would do this and so 1 am sure that,......

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Crime In An Age Of Values

by H. R. F. KEATING The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes edited by Hugh Greene (Bodley Head 40s) H ERE are thirteen substantial crime stories by tea different authors written between......

The Proud Humility Of Eamon De Valera

by LIONEL HARROWITZ Eamon de Valera by the Earl of Longford and Thomas P. O'Neill (Hutchinson 80s.) T HE appearance of this splendid biography of the President of Ireland will......

A Multitude Of Generation Gaps

ii - ow many times, my son? - 11 When a priest asks this scathingly personal question, never mind that it is in the confessional, he is intruding into someone's privacy. That......

Could Be Good

Sunday, BBC-1: "Uncle Vanya." Chekhov's marvellous play about quiet people, their intensities and resignation. With Freddie Jones in the name part. Sunday. BBC-2: "The Goodies."......

A True Picture Of War

T HE cinema's new season has started with a bang --a loud one from the big guns of Waterloo ("U," Odeon, Leicester Square)and five new films each over two hours long. It is......

Church History By Dom. Peter Flood, O.s.b.

Constandne by Ramsay Macmullen tWeidenfeld & Nis:olson 50s,) T HE author of this book is professor of History at Yale. In this book he shows the achievements of Constantine in......

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Cardinal Who Was Son Of An Immigrant

C ARDINAL RICHARD CUSHIN(i, who died on Monday. was the second child of an Irish immigrant blacksmith. He left school early to work in the Boston docks, but returned later to a......