7th February 1947

7th February 1947
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American Catholics Present Bill Of Human Rights To U.n.o....

Organised Catholicism in America has presented a bill of ."inallenable rights" of man as an individual, a member of a Family, a State and the Community of nations, to the United......

Catholic Trade Unionists Believe

The Association of Catholic Trade Unionists "believes that one of the greatest forces" behind the idea that " the Christian way of life shall prevail . . is the T.U.C. — if it......

Census Of Catholic Nurses To Be Held

A complete census of the Catholic nurses of England and Wales in institutions and private practice, will be made during the next few weeks. Cardinal Griffin, in a letter which......

I Communist Persecution Rages In 47 Districts In China I

By Fr. PATRICK O'CONNOR Although Chinese p u bI i c opinion now is notably favourable to the Catholic Church, two Bishops along with a number of priests, Brothers and nuns,......

News From Tito's Yugoslavia Is Of :

Two Protest Notes to Vatican —" Improving Relations "—Murder of Girl Catechist Tito's Yugoslav Government sent on January 31 two notes to the Vatican Secretariate of State......

Poles Deprived Of Their Democratic Rights

—SAYS MR. MAYHEW "The British Government cannot regard the results' as a true expression of the will of the Polish people," said Mr. Mayhew, Under - Secretary for Foreign......

A Motion To Change The Name Of The Young Christian

Teachers to Young Catholic Teachers was proposed at the first Y.C.T. Conference held in Liverpool on Sunday. and was defeated by a large majority. The view was expressed that......

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Letters

CATHOLIC EX-SERVICEMEN SIR,—Many will endorse the opinion of your correspondent, Mr. Major, that there appear to be already more than enough societies, guilds, and such like. A......

Broken ' British Catholic Strategy Marriages Sta,—the...

branches of the National Marriage Guidance Council proMpts some reflections on our attitude as Catholics to the causes of broken marriages. The Catholic position on the moral......

Sir, — Mr. Lunn And I Hope All Your Readers Will Appreciate

that have never claimed to be a strategical expert. My pre-war books, an,d my war commentaries prior to the Putney by-election, were expressions of opinion, and as such weie......

' Points From Letters Sweets In Lent The Approach Of Lent

suggests a way in which some of us could exercise our powers of both selfdenial and Christian charily. Instead of munching our way complacently through our monthly pound of......

Answers

Is America prolific In religions sects? Yes; their name is legion. Among the outstanding are: Seventh Day Adventists (William Miller, 1782, and Ellen White, 1845),......

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A Directory Of

SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES i Only the Sun Remains' the Same in Italy A SOLDIER'S IMPRESSIONS AFTER THREE YEARS' SERVICE SUNNY Italy . . • • I he pre-war picture of gaiety—bright......

Garden

WARMING-UP THE upper layers of the soil just now are about as cold as they can be. But if you test the temperature at it depth of two feet or so, you are surprised to find the......

T Heatre

Somerset MaughlM Again ! HEN a " rustic from Liverpool" tY'sunne Arnauo) descends on the worldly-wise Millicent (Irene Browne) and flatly affirms her intention of marrying a......

Art

The Boot on the Landscape By IRIS CONLAY THERE can be nobody who has not made an ink blot and then noticed that the way it has spread across the paper makes a kind of picture.......

Earth And Ourselves .

Hornbeam T HIS is the time of year when one can most easily make sure that a beech isn't a hornbeam, and vice versa. The two are easily confused, and I once knew an old lady......

Films By Grace Conway

A Gunman Dies BRITISH films take a fresh up ward spiral with Carol Reed's production of Odd Man Out (Odeon). Adapted from F. L. Green's novel of the same name and with R. C.......

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Questions Of The Wee

United World lly, illiehael de la Bedoyere I N an endeavour to counter Mr. Churchill's United Europe plan, and, probably, to make things more awkward for the Foreign Secretary,......

The Royal

Journey M DDER-N invention --for once a real blessing— is enabling the whole country to follow closely the Royal visit to South Africa. In a world where nearly every tradition......

A Layman's Pulpit

Faith and Fortune TO-DAY, in every part of the world, millions of men and women are trying to pick up the broken threads of careers interrupted by the war. Others, mere boys......

Kalenija Il . February 9-15

Sunday. February 9. Seaagesima. Monday, February IO. St. Scotusflea, 543. (White.) Tuesday, February 11. Apparition of Our Lady at Lourdes, 1858. (White.) Wednesday. February......

In A Few Words

The Satirists Never Thought of That The Chancellor of Austria LEARNT from Dr. Fig!, the Chancellor of Austria. at a luncheon which this paper gave in his honour, that his visit......

Catholic Profiles : 9 1

TOM BURNS T EE name of Toni Burns you will rarely see in print, but it is a safe bet that you owe to the initiative of Tom Burns a good deal of what you have read in the way of......

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Catholic Member Of Palestinian. Arab Delegation Says:

Christian Arabs Stand With Moslems By a Staff Reporter The Arab population in Palestine, Christian and Moslem, are firmly united in their national outlook. There is no......

A Lonely Outpost I

Far from our great cities and big towns wills teeming populations, many a priest In England, Scotland or Wales spends his life and devotes his energies to a small and Isolated......

America Worried By Juvenile Crime

By CAROL JACKSON Tragic effect and one happy solution to the problem of juvenile delinquency have both been brought home to the American public within the last week. On the......

News Of The Eastern Church

By Donald Attwater The Indian Catholics of Ens Syrian rite, in Malabar, have made great strides since indigenous bishops were restored to them fifty years ago. Their......

Tite Pope Is "democratic"

"The Pope is a very democratic person, isn't he?" That's all Mary Catherine Moore, a non-Catholic American, could say after an episode in which she had sent a gold chain and......

Catholic M.p.s No Modern Guy Fawkes

—says W. Teeling, M.P. By a Staff Reporter " There is no question of Catholic M.P.s getting together to hatch some sort of Guy Fawkes Plot inside Parliament instead of......

Austrian Children To Be Guests In Great Britain

An appeal to British Catholic families to receive under-nourished Austrian Children, has been issued by the Secretary of the High Wycombe Reception Committee of Young People......

Festival Of Youth At Prague This Year

The World Federation of Democratic Youth is to hold a " Festival of Youth " at Prague this summer. Formed in London in November, 1945, this new federation is viewed with......

Hedwig And Hansel Both Think The Y.c.w. The Solution To...

By W. J. IGOE Hedwig and Hansel, with whom I discussed youth problems, in Austria, are, in their background, typical of young Catholics in the restored Republic. Both their......

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The Tradition Of Vergil

by Bernard Wall THERE has been a widespread, and to my mind a significant, revival of interest in Vcrgil in recent years. It began well before the war, but it may be that the......

Book Of The Month

To Keep You Sane! Theology and Sanity. By le .1. Shoed. (Sliced and Ward, 12s. 6de Reviewed by ER. THOMAS CORBISIELEY, SJ. IN theology, as in sport, the onlooker often sees......

Feminine Forum

Ten Mrs. Mopps I By GRACE CONWAY IN these days of moans and lamentations for what is not, it gives me considerable pleasure to tell you about something that is. I have......

History

CHARLES AND C ROMWELL Charles and Cromwell. By Hugh Rose Williamson. (Duckworth, 5s.). WITH this volume Mr. William son completes the trilogy on which he has been at viork......

Sociology

THE PLACE OF THE FILM Sociology of Film: Studies and Documents. By J. P. Mayer. (Faber and Faber, Ltd. 15s. net.) Reviewed by FR. R. SCOW, 5.1, THIS book deals with the......

"the Government Of

the English Village 1 3 IN g ood Kin g William's feudal days, When " planning " first was all the craze, (Thou g h with some sense—and not, as now, So ,very much " all......

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Here In The Iron And Steel Country

MIDDLESBROUGH Y.C.W. QUIETLY MAKES NEWS! BY CATHERINE DRYWOOD This afternoon I was present as an observer at the monthly General Assembly of the Y.C.W. Boys' Section of St.......

Catholic Trade Union Association's Policy Is Democratic...

Communists are prepared to act to prostitute the Trade Unions: Christians must be prepared to act to preserve them. This is one of the points made in a leaflet entitled The......

" Polite Disapproval Will Not Work"!

Y. C. T. Priest Hits Sniping Fence-Sitters I By a Staff Reporter "Polite disapproval of dangerous isms' will never conquer them. They are powerful faiths, and a powerful faith,......

"we Have Slipped Back"

—DR. DOWNEY Since the war had ended the people had slipped back, and . we seemed to attempt to pacify any country that showed signs of belligerency. This was the view of the......

Pope And Y .c.t.

The Holy Father has addressed the following telegram to Archbishop Downey, in connection with the first conference of the Young Christian Teachers' movement at Liverpool: "......

Of Persons And Places

Mgr. McDonald, Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, Mgr. Campbell, Archbishop of Glasgow, Mgr. Mellon, Bishop of Galloway, Mgr. .Scanlan, Auxiliary Bishop of Dunkeld,......

"look Beyond You Immediate Surroundings—lift Up Your...

" More then ever these days we must lift up our heads and look beyond our immediate surroundings. More than ever we must think of and with the universal Church . ." 1 be......

Catholic Herald. Friday, February 7, 1941 .r

Moston Gives Manchester Labour Party A " Rude Shock" Manchester Labour Party, and particularly the Moston Ward Labour Party, received a rude shock and a complete answer to a......

Ecclesialstical And Other Information

B IS HO PS' ENGAGEMENTS Westminster For Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster: February 7. Otters Mass for members, living and deceased, of the Society of St. Augustine.......

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Mali News Letter

A GREAT MAN IS DEAD By the EARL OF WICKLOW A great man is dead. It is difficult to provide a yardstick by which to measure men, but we think James Larkin who died on Thursday,......

Spanish News Letter

Spain May Yet Form a Strong Centre Party From Our Own Correspondent in Spain al" **NAAS A change has come over Spanish life in the last ten years, and in any future regime,......

Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. Among those received recently in private audience by the Holy Father were Cardinals Lavitrano, Jorio, Pizzardo, Carlo Rossi, and Tisserant ; Mgr.......

Poland's Election Farce

"In July, 1944, the great majority of the population was against the Lublin camp and there is no need to conceal this fact. The myth of London was in full power. The hope for an......

No Gap Between The Church And People

—Says Hungarian Prelate There is no gap in principle between the Catholic Church and Hungarian democracy, but the masses, who judge from surface indications and manifestations......