7th March 1947

7th March 1947
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The Recent Ban Was A Deliberate Dress Rehearsal For...

Douglas Reed Tells The "C. H." Douglas Reed, the British journalist and publicist, who has proved to be the acutest prophet of war and tyranny in Europe, has answered four......

Douglas Reed Was Assistant Berlin Correspondent Of " The...

1927-35; " Times" Central European Correspond. cot, 1935 - 38; "News Chronicle" Special Correspondent, 1938-39; War Correspondent, Normandy, 1944. Author of "Insanity Fair,"......

Proposal To Close Holy Sepulchre

From Our Own Correspondent. Jeausnat.r. With the approach of Easter festivities, which are usually celebra• ted in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, representatives of the......

The "c. H." Adoption Scheme

We propose to publish on this page each week brief details of parishes, schools or other institutions in ex-enemy countries for which adopters are required. Full details of the......

The New Bishops' Consecrations

MGR. MASTERSON Cardinal Griffin, Archbishop of Westminster, native of Birmingham, returns to that city to consecrate the Archbishop Designate of Birmingham, Joseph Masterson, on......

Religious Persecution In Europe

Members of many communions, including a Jewish representative, have been assembled by the British League of European Freedom for a meeting which will be held on Monday, March......

A Spanish Republican Talks To Our Correspondent In Spain

The present Republican Party inside Spain now says, " The Church must go on "—" but her power must be curtailed." They don't want fusion with the Communists, but may be forced......

Prayers For Conference

The Hierarchy of Germany has called upon the nation's faithful to observe Sunday, March 16, as a day of prayer for the success of the Conference of the Big Four Foreign......

Cardinal Suggests A Catholic Democratic Party For Portugal

Emanuel Cardinal Goncalves Cerejeira, Patriarch of Lisbon, has suggested the formation of a Christian Democratic Party in Portugal. The general title of the Cardinal's address,......

Cardinal Sapieha Appeals To Poles To Return

Cardinal Sapieha, Archbishop of Cracow, has welcomed the amnesty proclaimed by the Polish Government recently. In an interview reported by Reuter. the Cardinal is reported to......

Mrs. William Fahie, Famous As Miss Pauline Gower, Pioneer...

airwoman and former Director of the Women Pilots of Air Transport Auxiliary, died in London on Sunday evening after giving birth to twin sons. The twin sons are doing well.......

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Eric Gill's Altar Piece

Sra,—I am heart-broken about St. Thomas's monkey. Would we dare omit Bd. Martin Porres's rats? To say nothing of St. Patrick's snakes. And I think St. Philip Neri would be very......

Britain's Prospects

Su,—Your timely warning of disasters M store when the American Loan Expires, gives rise to many conjectures in the minds of those who, from the first, have opposed both the......

Catholic Ex.service Men

SIR, — Blessings on Mr. Ibbett's head. Though no one is a prophet, except of God, it is quite clear that the false suspicion and distrust that is everywhere being designedly......

Italian Peace Treaty

sot, — The terms of the dictated Italian peace treaty have now been published by H.M. Stationery Office, and the iniquitous document, with its brutally callous meanness, its......

Catholic Trade Unionists

SIR,—lt was not helpful of Liam Gervais to belabour the young Association of Catholic Trade Unionists, nor was it prudent to base his criticism upon an isolated excerpt, nor......

Services Or Talks

Sus, — From discussions among groups of Catholics on the paragraph relative to broadcasting in your issue of January 3, I am drawn to the conclusion that once more THE CATHOLIC......

The Christian Alternative

S1R,—Can your readers supply me with information of any industrial undertaking which uses one or other of the following methods of sharing in the profits of production, to the......

1 Points From Letters The Clergy's Living Mr....

a revelation to me. Charity begins at home. In these days of family allowances and increased pensions, It seems disgraceful that a curate should receive the annual sum of £40 a......

Answers

My parish priest refused to see ins when I called—was that " right " on his part? Did you state the object of your visit? If unsuitable for communication through housekeeper or......

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Films Ry Grace Conway

They Meant Well ! LAST year, on a hill near San Diego, the Aviation Committee of the San Diego Chamber of Commerce erected a monument to the memory of John Montgomery who, it......

Theatre

Let There Be Shaw SIR James Barrie had Mary Rose and G.B.S. " creative evolution." In Back to Methuselah the Hibernian sage delivered himself of the theme which recurs in the......

Cool Prices . . . Develop Ilfrolro-eleetriehin

SOME WAYS OF TACKLING THE POWER CRISIS by Paul Derrick IT is strange that a Government of planners should meet its first serious crisis as a consequence of having failed to......

Earth And Ourselves

LENTEN FARE A LTI1OUGII sic have been A LTI1OUGII sic have been told we are to have whale meat as part of our ration, I have not yet come across anybody towhom it has been......

Feminine Forum

Europe's (Cold) Spell L By GRACE CONWAY WHAT a country ! What a climate ! What a life ! All last week I kept hearing this dirgelike theme. Bus conductors, for once forgetting......

I Lest We Forget!

Walsinghanes unique signposts, featuring the papal tiara and keys, are again in position following the war. The snowprints of many feet turned towards the restored Shrine of Our......

Gramophone Recordings

H.M.V. The Delius Violin Concerto : soloist, Jean Pougnet, with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, under Sir Thomas Beecham. (Five sides, the sixth side being the Orchestral......

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Why We Did Not Appear

W E very much regret that the publication of this newspaper has been suspended during the past fortnight. We are glad to have played our part—a part involving very considerable......

The " C.h. Adoption Scheme

A FAIR response of queries, rather than volunteers, has been received as a result of our sponsoring Fr. Martindale's suggestion that parishes, schools and seminaries should......

Questions Of The Week

Itliehael de la Dedovere Waking Up to the Tragic Truth Two weeks' complete suspen sion has had the advantage of enabling writers to catch up with events. The weekly routine ts......

I Catholic Profiles : 9 3 I

FR. ALFRED NEWMAN GILBEY IT may happen that a stroller through the centre of Cambridge, passing out of Bendt Street into Peas Hill has his attention arrested by a blue and......

A Layman's Pulpit

A Dying World OUR Lord and His Apostles spoke to a generation whose spiritual vitality was exhausted. The edifice built in more heroic times was showing cracks. The discerning......

Kalendar March 9-15 Sunday. March 9. Third Sunday In...

Monday, March 10. The Forty Holy Martyrs of Sebaste, 316. (Red.) Tuesday. March 11. Feria. (Purple.) Wednesday, March 12. St. Gregory the Great, Apostle of the English, 604.......

In A Few Words

Thanks to Mr. Shin well PERSISTENT as were my efforts to protest against the banning of the weeklies, I could not help welcoming the respite afforded. For Once I was able to......

Wise And Otherwise

I cannot doubt that if there is another war within the next quarter of a century, it will certainly destroy a very great part of the civilised world and disrupt it entirely.......

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Moscow Attacks Dutch

Bishops ) Pastoral A thorough analysis and condemnation of Corn. munism, like their famous anti-Nazi pastoral of 1934, has been issued by the Archbishops and Bishops of the......

Will World Civilisation Be . Christian?

—asks Cardinal Suhard Cardinal Suhard, Archbishop of Paris, draws attention in his Lenten Pastoral to the " crisis of belief " confronting the world at the present moment. He......

Catholic Press ,restricted

—says German Bishop A strong protest against the restrictions still placed on the Catholic Press in Germany is made in his Lenten Pastoral by Mgr. Landesdorfer, Bishop of......

Jane Is 12 Jack Is 10

same good health— same good reason Although there is two years' difference between Jane and Jack, they're always known as the twins. They're great pals, and what fine healthy......

No Return To Tyranny

—says Spanish Archbishop While admitting that the present Spanish regime has some good points but is by no means perfect, Archbishop Antonio Garcia y Garcia of Valladolid, in......

Why Does Russia Disgrace Her Flag ?

—asks Belgian Cardinal From Our Own Correspondent Cardinal Van Racy, in his Lenten pastoral, writes : " We admired the Russian armies defending the soil of their Fatherland, in......

The Evil Of Drunkenness

—Polish Bishops in their Lenten pastoral letter the Polish bishops asked the faithful to fight against the spreading evil of alcoholism. They reminded them of the fact that......

Points From Lenten Pastorals At Home And Abroad

"THERE IS NO MORAL JUSTIFICATION FOR UNOFFICIAL STRIKES " —SAYS MGR. POSKITT " It is time to place emphasis on the rights of the employers, whether it be inidioiduals, or the......

Czechs . Demand Catholic Schools The Archbishops And...

Czechoslovakia have submitted an important memorandum to the Government in Prague dealing with education. It points out that education by the State must be in co-operation with......

Mgr. Beran Is Satisfied

—Vatican Radio Mgr. Beran, Archbishop of Prague, before leaving Rome for Prague, told a Vatican Radio reporter that he is quite at ease with regard to the political-religious......

Unite For Action Against Extremists

—says Cardinal Gilroy Cardinal Gilroy, Archbishop of Sydney, in his Lenten Pastoral. has urged wholehearted co-operation between Catholics and Protestant workers in Trade Union......

Communists Wipe Out Chinese Mission

Mgr. Leopold Brellinger, Fr. F. Burkhardt, and Fr. J. Kronthaler, together with 13 other priests of the Mission of the Austrian Jesuits in Kinghsien. China, have been imprisoned......

I Our Numbers Increase By 28,000-1947 Directory I

The Catholic population of England and Wales showed an increase of 28,172 from 1944 to the end of 1945 : the increase in marriages is 5,607, in baptisms is 1,746, and in......

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Religion Has Neglected Art

by Michael de la Bedoyere OF recent years, Catholic train ing has come to include some reference, at least, to politics and economics, not so much, one suspects, out of......

Fr. Heenan Takes To Writing Letters

Leners from Rush Grain. By John C. Feenan. (Burns and Oates, 8s. 6d.) Reviewed by ANDREW BOYLE PERHAPS because the leisure required for letter-writing is almost a forgotten......

Schools Management

THE 1944,Act is enough to give anyone indigestion. Add to that the 1946 supplementary Act and the many Orders in Council since issued, and you have an idea of what faces the......

Mathematics

And God Space and Spirit. Theories of the Universe and the Arguments for the Existence of God. By Sir Edmund Whittaker, F.R.S. (Thos. Nelson and Sons Ltd., 1946). 6s. Reviewed......

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English Couples Will Study Correspondence Course

London Adopts Quebec Method FROM A STAFF REPORTER The Catholic Advisory Council hopes to be able to commence a correspondence course in preparation for marriage within the next......

Marriage By

THE Y.C.W. AND U.N.O. Two Canadian and three American members of the Y.C,W., represented the International Y.C.W. Movement, at the Conference organised at Lake Success from......

This Is The Second Time That The Y.c.w. Have Officially

taken part in a conference organised by U.N.O. The Y.C.W. were invited in November last to take part in the work of U.N.E.S.C.O. as an observer member. Fifteen countries will......

I Father Gilbey I

(Continued from page 4) elevated type of English patriotism, a type not often met with in peace and still less so in war. Strongly attached to an older England, the more......

Man's Place And Woman's

—Mgr. McCormack " The husband is the head of the family, the woman is the heart: as he occupies the chief place in ruling, she claims the chief place in love. She will be......

Of Persons And Places

Two Catholic chaplains, Fr. Austin Roddy, of Keighley, Yorks, chaplain to surrendered enemy forces, and Fr. Gerard Bankes, of Hull, chaplain to the British H.Q. at Padua, were......

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Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY PRIVATE AUDIENCES. The Pope has received in the last three weeks most of the Cardinals resident in Rome in private audience. Among others also granted private......

Cardinal Von Preysing In U.s.

Cardinal von Preysing. Bishop of Berlin, now visiting the U.S.A., was surrounded by many of his old classmates at the Jesuit Seminary in Innsbruck, when he was present in the......

Eleanor Roosevelt Objects To Visit

Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, widow of the late President, in her widely syndicated column, My Day, has described the visit of Cardinal von Preysing, Archbishop of Berlin, to the......

The Pope Broadcasts Twice To America

The Pope during the last three weeks has twice broadcast to America. On Wednesday, February 19, he made a touching appeal to the 2,000.000 children of the U.S primary schools to......

The Pope's Work For Relief

Praised by Hoover The former American President, Herbert Hoover, expressed his appreciation for the Pope's " substantial contribution " in alleviat. ing hunger and suffering......

Ex-dachau Jesuit Lenten Preacher At Notre Dame

Pere Michel Riquet, ex-Dachau and Mauthausen deportee, is for the second year in succession preaching to the Lenten conferences at Notre Dame. The general theme of Pere......

National University To Get Large State Aid

By the EARL OF WICKLOW Since we went into cold storage three weeks ago, it is probably true to say that the event of most permanent significance in this country has been the......

Irish Radio

Plans have been formed for improvements in the organisation of Radio Eireann. There has for some time been dissatisfaction with the Plays and Talks Section, and it is now......

Old And New

One cannot help feeling a pang of regret that the charming old Franciscan friary in Broad,Lane, Cork, is to be demolished to make way for a larger building. Though the reason is......

German Cardinal At Rineanna

The Bishop of Berlin, Cardinal Count Conrad von Preysing, has passed through Rineanna on his way to America, and this fearless opponent of the Nazis is yet another distinguished......

Either You Onus

', . It will be either you or us,' a Communist once said to me. 1 feel certain it will be us." Francois Mauriac struck this note of optimism in a statement for Vatican Radio......