8th August 1947

8th August 1947
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Release P.o.w.s Say Catholic Young Men

BY A STAFF REPORTER Nearly 400 delegates, representing 30,000 Catholic men, assembled for the C.Y.M.S. 70th annual confer. ence, under the presidency of Cardinal Griffin, at the......

Polish Priest: On Trial In Warsaw

All Catholics, and the clergy in particular, in Poland, are watching with interest and apprehension the course of a trial which opened in Warsaw on Tuesday. Fr. Leon Pawlina,......

Three Catholic M.p.s, Confident Of The Future, Discuss...

Benin As Labour Minister — Emphasis On Agriculture — New Approach By Worker — Among The Suggestions Made By Them Catholic M.P.s, approached by The Catholic Herald reporters......

Another Priest Murdered In Yugoslavia

The latest victim of the terror directed against Catholics in Yugoslavia is the Rev. Emerica Gasic, of the Diocese of Djakova (Srijem), who was murdered in cold blood in his......

New Bishop Of Aberdeen

The Pope has appointed she Rev. John Matheson, parish priest of Dufftown, to be the new Bishop of Aberdeen, it is reported from the Apostolic Delegation in London. Fr. Matheson,......

U.s. Clergymen See Mgr. Stepinac

Seven American non-Catholic clergymen visiting Yugoslavia have seen Archbishop Stepinac, whom they found in good health. They have issued a statement, signed jointly, which has......

Euthanasia —1 Should Call It Murder

-SAYS CARDINAL GRIFFIN " Euthanasia—I should call it cold-blooded murder and suicide," said the Cardinal on Sunday last, addressing the annual conference of the C.Y.M.S., in......

A Reply — It Is Stated In The "irish Standard

" that a letter replying to "The Catholic Herald's" Irish Correspondent's views on the censorship of publications was not published owing to lack of space. This is correct ; but......

Spread Of Communism On The Island Is Like A Nightmare...

By a Staff Reporter "Catholics in Ceylon welcome Dominion status for their country; but they are worried about its possible effect on their own position. The spread of......

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C.h.' Adoption Scheme

SIR,-It is with great disappointment that we read of the possibility of the " C.H." abandoning their scheme of adoption for parishes in England to adopt those of ex-enemy......

"almost On Our Side"

Sik-The passage below is an extract from a recently published book, In Good Company. written by Lt.-Commander Thomas Woodrooffs, R.N., who was an official " observer " during......

Sir,-it Was Inevitable That Sooner Or Later Someone Would...

a parish where Catholic Action flourishes and parishioners zealously organise while the exI s a e g ic l emen sit back and act just plain The case put forward by your......

"i Must Defend My House"

Set.-I let the case against my sitting-room go by default, but I must defend my house. It's true its front is very dirty and some of the stucco has fallen off but the design is......

The School Record Card

SIR,-The Tablet reports this week the case of a schoolmaster who has been instructed by the Local Education Authority to classify five per cent. of the children on their record......

Atom Bomb

answer to Mr. Arnold Lunn, the Creator of life has the right to take it away ; He does so daily in many ways, some of them, e.g., cancel, more painful than the atom bomb. In the......

The Marshall Offer

SIR,-It is everyday experience that when a bank contemplates extending credit to a customer, it imposes conditions as to its use and not infrequently takes appropriate measures......

Turning The Other Cheek

SIR,-The recent attack on Mgr. Santin in the neighbourhood of Trieste has again raised the question of our attitude to those v ho would do us violence. When reading of them in......

Catholics And Labour Sta,-mr. I. Morrisroe Of St....

of Catholic Workers, Crewe, has not got quite the correct date. No Bishop or anyone in authority has ever said that a Catholic could be a Socialist. All that happened in 1918......

Points Fromi Let Ters

Spanish Referendum I feel constrained to offer some observations on Mr. Guerra's letter on the Spanish referendum. Surely to reason, if no opposition was tolerated, the......

Answers

What is the gradation of Papal Honours? As you are a Roman student, you mi g ht make en q uiries in Rome and let US know! Does the Church show her " very great disapproval "......

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Ethel Mannin Examines

THE YOUNG PEOPLE THAT MUST MAKE THE NEW GERMANY nNE of my chief objectives in " going to Germany as newspaper correspcondent was to find out what the young people were thinking......

Earth And Ourselves

" GOOD KING HENRY" A SHORT while ago a reader • • wrote to suggest that next time 1 was short of a subject for this column (and she little knows how often that happens!) I......

Theatre

SCOTS WHAE BRID1E " V E did the best ye could and it wasna mach. A nd that would be a fair epitaph for the best o' men. Was it the venerable Alan Dent or the voice that......

Music The Proms

THE Cosi Fan 'Tutte overture, a sparkling earlier symphony of Mozart, and a traditionally thunderoils finale in the form of Sibelius' Karelian suite were in marked contrast......

Ballet Pre-war Vintage

TM returning Ballet Russe to Covent Garden may have observed changes outside the Opera House, but the enthusiasm within was pre-war vintage. And the cornpany itself, thinner in......

Garden

FEEDING PLANTS T HE advertisements would have you fatten up your plants to monstrous size-hut they say nothing of quality or of soundness to keep long. Do not over - feed,......

I Books Received I The Divine Quest. By The Rev John

W. Salter. tSkethngton 85. 6d.) In his Introduction, the author says that he " wishes to associate himself with the body of traditional teaching about Contemplation, as this has......

Destroying The Black Legend Of Spain

The Rise of the Spanish American Empire. By Salvador de Madariaga. (Hollis and Carter, 21se Reviewed by ARTHUR F. LOVEDAY THIS would be a very important hook at any period but,......

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Catholic Profiles I 51

A CATHOLIC SOLDIER P ERHAPS I love you because I had to live your own life for "' three very long and very weary years. My love lies amid the green leaves of respect like a......

Questions Of The Week

Euthanasia CARDINAL Ciriftin's plain speaking on the subject of so-called mercy-killing or euthanasia (kind death) may strike some Catholics as not so opportune and pertinent......

Return The Prisoners

F OUR hundred men, representing about 30,000 members ofthe Catholic Young Men's Society of Great Britain have registered another protest against our continued retention of more......

Art

A CRUCIFIXION OF OUR TIMES By IRIS CONLAY NINE religious paintings—each a study but not necessarily an incomplete study—of the passion and death of Christ, depicted by Graham......

A Layman's Pulpit

God's Reserves THE scantiness of references to the later history of Our Lady in the New Testament has led those responsible to choose as Epistle and Gospel for the Feast of......

Kalendar Kalendar

August 10-16 Sunday, August 10. St. Lawrence, Martyr. 258. (Red.) Monday, August 11. SS. Tiburtius and Susanna. Martyrs. 3rd cent. (Red.) Tuesday, August 12. St. Clare of......

In A Few Words

A Word of Appreciation and Thanks An Effect of Newsprint Cut F OR us who live in the depths of A the country and whose supply of newspapers is always precarious owing to bad......

Wise And Otherwise

" The first fortnight of the term was spent in preparation and practice for the Athletic Sports."—Slonyhurss Magazine....

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I Met A Shipload Of Polish Girls

By FRANK DOOLIN "They are afraid of how they will be received. The future for them is unknown." These words of Polish Jesuit Father S. Czapiewski, spoken to me OD the deck of......

Girl Workers Plan Action For Marriage

By a Staff Reporter Many working girls approach the tremendous responsibilities of married life with less thought than they would take in choosing a new lip-stick." Over two......

30,000 Cat Ilic Men Have A Plan

Fr. loran's Message To C.Y.M.S. BY A STAFF REPORTER "YOU ARE CHRISTIAN MEN. YOU HAVE A VISION. YOU ARE CHRISTBEARERS. YOU HAVE A PLAN WHICH WILL DEEPEN YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF GOD......

Froin The Floor

BE A SHOCKTROOPER! —CHRIS RAFFERTY — Newcastle "Take office in any and every association where the opportunity is given. The time will come when you will get a chance to do a......

Apprentice System Is Out-of-date

—7 1 .11, Secretary By R. P. WALSH In explaining the social aims of the Trade Union Congress to the Catholic Social Guild summer school, meeting at Ampleforth College, Mr.......

The C.s.g. Has Record Year

In one year the Catholic Social Guild has increased its number ol study groups from 82 to 220. Thig amazing expansion, significant of the increasing social corscionsness of......

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Catholic Information From Abroad

VATICAN CITY No Change Regarding Masonry—say Vatican A statement issued from Vatican City and quoted on Vatican Radio, denied the report in a Swiss paper that negotiations are......

Mr. De Valera's Forthright Attack On Russia

By the EARL OF WICKLOW Most readers of THE CATHOLIC HERALD will thoroughly endorse what he said, and therefore I propose to quote him at some length: " The statement that......

Sinn Fein Funds

Some weeks ago reference was made in this letter to the fact that Judge Gavan Duffy refused to entertain an application made by the Attorney-General in pursuance of the recent......

Famous Musician Becomes Catholic

Edmund Rubbra, one of the foremost among British contemporary composers. was received into the Church by Fr. Bainbridge, of St. Augustine's. High Wycombe, last Monday. Mrs. Eric......

Workers Welcome Cardinal Mindszenty

Cardinal Mindszenty, Primate of Hungary, warned Hungarian workers to be on their guard " against false prophets who come to us in the garb of timid lambs, although they are, in......

Catholic •

Views On C r isis Workers Must Find New Approach —BOB WALSH "Our difficulty," writes Bob Walsh, Editor of the Catholic Worker, "and our danger, to-day, is that we do not seem......

I■jlete From Page One Nation To Want The Same Higher...

" I think that it is in the interests Of the world that the British, who have given so much to the world, should have a very high standard of living, but we cannot expect to......

Listen To This

MONSIEUR E. M. STEPHAN discusses the human aspects of Anglo-French rela tions. August 10, 9.15 p.m. Home Service. . RADIO EIREANN (241.9, 531, 222.6 metres), TimesB.D.S.T.......

Mission Ship To The Rescue

A supply ship of Oblate Missionaries . in the sparsely peopled regions of Hudson Bay, the Regina Polaris, is now standing by, laden with stores to relieve the marooned......

Children Urged To Stone Bishop

Mgr. Margotti, Bishop of Gorizia, is described as a " Fascist and false pastor " in a recent circular issued by the Gorizia regional committee of the Yugoslav Liberation Front.......