9th January 1970

9th January 1970
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Auberon Waugh To Fight By-election

By a Staff Reporter MR. AUBERON WAUGH is to contest the Bridgwater Parliamentary by-election as an Independent, with the support of the Political Freedom Movement, which is......

Act Of Reparation To Protestant Martyrs

F EARS that the Pope's approval in principle to the canonisation of the 40 English Catholic martyrs might overshadow the first meeting today of the newly-created Joint......

Talks With Anglicans Today

N O agenda has been an nounced for the first meeting of the Permanent Joint Commission in St. George's House, Windsor, an Anglican residential conference centre, but the Joint......

Man Could Set World Ablaze Pope Paul

FROM A ROME CORRESPONDENT W ARNING of an increasing danger of a world conflagration, which could perhaps destroy mankind, was given by the Pope on Thursday last week, the third......

Bishops Take Tv Course

By a Staff Reporter F IFTEEN bishops, among them Cardinal Gray of Scotland, have been "living in" at the Catholic Radio and Television Centre, Hatch End, Middlesex, this week,......

Dutch Council Votes To Alter Celibacy Rule

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE Dutch Catholic Pastoral Council voted on Wednesday to recommend that the obligation of permanent celibacy should no longer be a condition of......

Over £6,000 For Mother Teresa

MORE than £6,000 has been donated by CATHOLIC HERALD readers to Malcolm Muggeridge's Christmas appeal for £3,000 to buy Mother Teresa of Calcutta an ambulance. Mr. Muggeridge......

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Showing Youth How To Serve

By a Staff Reporter 'THERE are few encounters 'THERE moving than to meet a Borstal boy who is learning to discover himself. not because of treatment he receives. but because......

020,000 Grants For Shelter's New Aid Centre

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HREE major trusts and foundations have promised £40,000 a year for the first three years of the new Shelter (Family) Housing Aid Centre to be opened in......

`christianity Will Be Unfashionable'

says Archbishop BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE I 970s were likely to bring a sharp division between those committed to a Christian way of life and those who wanted to scrub......

Local Churches Link For Unity Week

BY A STAFF REPORTER T HE general trend of unity week celebrations in Britain appears to be away from large rallies, listening to prominent speakers and more on the various......

Jesuit Review Defends British Politics

I T would be a sad thing if Christians were to disengage from politics, neglecting the service of the community on the local and national level, argues the editorial in the......

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'it All Depends On Leadership'

I T is hardly necessary to point out that in the last few years there have been upheavals in the Church which have not been experienced since the Reformation. Authoritarianism......

Press Day For The Irish

FEBRUARY 14, St. Valen tine's Day, and the day of the English-Irish rugger international, will mark quite a leap forward for Britain's two million Irish expatriates. A team of......

Vocations

The ideal of the Religious— 2 T HERE is another docu ment of the Council dealing with the religious life in general—the Decree on the Renewal of the Religious Life. Once again,......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater Mother of mercy-2 . , UTHER, in his early Protestant days (so I read some . where lately) wrote a commentary on the Magnificat and ended it by......

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• Release Hess

NOW THERE are few legal systems in the world -a where the sentence of life imprisonment is meant to be taken literally. In all civilised sys tems there are provisions for some......

Wealth And The Poverty Of Nations

by Archbishop Murphy of Cardiff P OSSIBLY the most frigh tening statement I have heard in months has been the recent suggestion from the World Council of Churches that the......

If You Can't Keep 'em Don't Make 'em It Wasn't

until a fellow-It editor recently appealed to me to make a New Year's resolution (on some small matter that I have now forgotten) that it suddenly came home to me that I have......

Love Rather Than Law In The Seventies

W E are now in the new and exciting period of the Seventies. This is a good moment then—perhaps, belatedly—to be Janus-like and look forward and back, to see what happened to......

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Opting Out Of The Kiss

of Peace D ESMOND ALBROW apparently shares my opinion that the "Kiss of Peace" is a silly pantomime when inflicted on a complete congregation. May 1 suggest he adopts the......

Both Sides 'plan' These Atrocities

R. BRA1NE, writing (December 2G) in the capacity, one would imagine, of an apologist for the American Government's military policy in Vietnam, neglects to mention that both......

The Celibacy Rule

Question. I ant very worried every time I hear of a young priest getting married. There is no mention in any of the Commandments that a priest is not allowed to marry. Can you......

Charity And The Forty Martyrs

T HE proposed canonisation of the Forty Martyrs raises questions of motivation and should lead us all to search our hearts concerning our attitudes to truth, unity and charity.......

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Women In Love And Service

The Life of Reverend Mother M. Cecilia Marshall I.B.V.M. by Thomas Corbishley (Hamish Hamilton 40s.) VATHER CORBISHLEY writes a most delightful biography of a remarkable grande......

Defensive Foray By Shadow Boxing Champion Of The Faith

by Dom PETER FLOOD, O.S.B. Faith Under Challenge by Heinrich Fries (Burns & Oates 50s.) author of this book is Professor of Fundamental Theology at the University of Munich.......

Genius And Sanity Of G.k.

by The EARL OF WICKLOW All things Considered by G. K. Chesterton (Darwin Finlayson, Henley on Thames, HESE essays seen to have first appeared in various reviews in 1907, but......

Human Failings And Melodrama

in a spiritual power station by Sr. THERESA HOAR In This House of Brede by Rumer Godden (Macmillan 38s.) DUMER GODDEN is an - 1 .-‘ author whose apparently lightweight quality......

No Refuge For The Near East In War Of Words

by DAVID CRAWFORD Palestine, the Arabs and brad by Henri Cattan (Longmans Green 40s.) P ALESTINE, if it is, as it seems, a people in the process of becoming a nation, urgently......

Religious Books Today By R. C. Gorman S.j.

Spiritual Letters by Dom John Chapman, O.S.B. (Sheed & Ward, 10s.). Published for the first time over thirty years ago, and now reprinted in the New Ark Library, this small......

Rebellion, Real And Repressed

by DERIC FULLER The French Revolution of 1870-1871 by Roger L. Williams (Weidenfeld & Nicolson 45s.) Story of a Year: 1798 by Raymond Postgate (Longmans 50s.) I WONDER why it......

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Miss Faithfull's Personal Dilemma A Good Start

j L OVELY and exhilarating to hurl theological counter - arguments to and fret, but what matters in the end is how you and I believe and behave. Promisingly the BBC sub - titled......

Modern Veneer Hides Historic Portugal

P ORTUGAL has a veneer of prosperity—thriving towns, elegant shops, wellgroomed girls, spruce colourwashed houses, plenty of sleek cars, first-class hotels and restaurants with......

New Life For Copperfield

THE new version of David Copperfield ("U," Studio One and release) is very far from being just another version of the film starring Freddie Bartholomew, which for a generation......

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Obituary

Fr. Antoine Morton, 0.F.M., suddenly on January 3, in hospital at Ladysmith, South Africa, a g ed 71. He had been workin g in the Prefecture Apostolic of Volk rust, cornmitted......

For Homes In Portugal

T HE Caritas Organisation is launching a campaign for more and better housing in Portugal, particularly in the Patriarchate of Lisbon, where the problems are greater than in......

Missing U.s.

men's wives see Pope rr HE wives of seven Amen' can servicemen missin g in Vietnam were received on Monday by Pope Paul. who assured them he was doing all he could to help them......

Down In America

C H URCH attendance by American Catholics declined by 11 per cent. between 1958 and 1969, from 74 to 63 per cent., according to a Gallup Poll survey published in Princeton, New......

`mysterium Christi' Talks At Aylesford

A THREE-DAY meetin g of Sisters of the Nativity of Our Lord and of the Reli g ious of the Cross, held at'AYIesford Priory. Kent. or g anised by the Carmelite Fathers, discussed......

Austrian Priests Polled On Marriage

Austrian priests respondin g to a recent poll favoured the admission of married men to the priesthood, only 31 per cent. said they themselves would marry provided they did not......

Freedom Offer Rejected By Mindszenty

C ARDINAL MINDSZENTY could leave his refu g e in the American. Embassy at Budapest if he promised not to speak or write about his experiences, said Cardinal Koeni g , Archbishop......

Nuns Drowned In Car Crash

T HREE nuns returnin g to Rome from a holiday visit to one of their convents drowned when their car crashed throu g h a railin g on New Year's Day into the Aniene River, just......

Mixed Marriages 55 Pc Of Total In S. Africa

M ORE than 55 per cent of marria g es in the Catholic Church in Southern Africa are "mixed marria g es," accordin g to a report which is to be submitted to the Secretariat for......

Bomb Death Near Holy Sepulchre

O NE Arab was killed and three wounded on New Year's Day by a bomb which exploded 50 yards from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in the Old City of Jerusalem. Israeli security......

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Subversion By Articulate

minority, says Fr. Ripley FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT F R. FRANCIS RIPLEY, founder and director of the Catholic Information Centre, Liverpool, said in a lecture in America......

Curtain For St. John's

by KATHLEEN ISHERWOOD, president of St. John's Cathedral Sewing Guild S OME years ago, on a visit to Romsey Abbey, Hampshire, with my family. I was greatly attracted to a......

Church's Role In Latin America Defended

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE positive contribution of the Church to the wellbeing of Latin America was underestimated in the report of the Presidential mission of last......