9th May 1969

9th May 1969
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Suspension Of Dutch Priests Ends

By a Special Correspondent C ARDINAL ALFRINK of Utrecht has ended the suspension of the three Utrecht University chaplains imposed some weeks ago because they had continued......

Why Are You A Slow Reader?

GEOFFREY A. DUDLEY, B.A., a well-known international educationalist, who has trained industrialists, businessmen. professional men, salesmen, and students to improve their......

Cicognani Resigns

CARDINAL VI L L O T, Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of the Clergy, is to succeed Cardinal Cicognani, 86. who has resigned as the Vatican Secretary of State. the Pope......

New Church Calendar Planned For Next Year

THE Liturgical Year is to he reorganised from next January 1, with the new calendar promulgated by a decree of the Sacred Congregation of Rites on March 21. There will be......

Clear & Simple

G IVING the background to the changes in the Mass this week, Archbishop Dwyer of Birmingham, who is chairman of the National Liturgical Commission, told the ewritotic HFRALD......

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More Homes Not More Prisons, Says Lord Harlech

BY A STAFF REPORTER IF we solved the housing problem, we would not need so many more prisons, 2 reform homes, marriage counsellors, policemen and psychiatrists, said Lord......

`end Blockade' Plea By Cuban Bishops

FROM A SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT T HE bishops of Cuba arc asking leaders of other countries for help in ending the fiveyear blockade of their country. They say in a pastoral......

Catholic Herald 20 Years Ago

May 13,1949. y ou are members of the Church Militant, not the Church Dormant." said Dr. Downey, Archbishop of Liverpool, addressing 6,000 members of the Union of Catholic......

Christian Aid Sets Target At Elm.

ORE and more Catholics are taking part in Christian Aid Week, which runs this year from next Monday to Saturday. More than 350,000 collectors are expected to appear on the......

Management Consultancy Service For Churches

A MANAGEMENT conCasultancy service which will advise Churches and charities has been launched in London. The parent body, a registered charity known as CORAT (Christian......

Berwick To Brighton Walk

ABOUT 15,000 people are expected to take part in a mammoth sponsored charity walk covering the whole length of England in sections from Berwick-onTweed to Brighton, on Sunday......

Pope Urges Fight Against World Poverty

From a Rome Correspondent P OPE PAUL called last week on work for the development of poorer nations and to ensure greater between rich and poor. He was speaking in St. Peter's......

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Future Of Ireland

Twelve years ago the late Cardinal D'Alton put forward a plan for a Federation of Ireland. HUGH KAY, who visited Northern Ireland during the recent crisis, found that a number......

Ulster Crisis Unsolved

T HE Getterdammerung of traditional Ulster Unionism has not been averted by the change of leadership within the party. This is perhaps one of the few certainties to emerge from......

New Form Of The Mass A Triumph For Compromise

by PETER HEBBLETHWAITE S.J. CARDINAL BROWNE. asked for his views, is said to have replied that he could "see nothing in it against faith or morals." Archbishop Dwyer wrote to......

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Opinion Jumping The , Sanctuary Rails

• S EVERAL forms of the Canon but one Mass and one Missal : this is the main message of the Pope's decree codifying, as it were, the piecemeal liturgical developments that have......

Is There A Crisis In The Society Of Jesus?

"CRISIS" is an overworked word, and may be weakened by overwork. Alternatively its essential meanin g may be chan g ed. Basically it means a point or moment of decision. It is......

The Girl Who Was Told To Prepare Not For Exams But For Death

by a Staff Reporter W HEN the "Little Flower" died, one of her fellow nuns at Lisieux is said to have remarked, "Poor little Therese, nothin g ever happened to her." Until a......

Why Wilson Will Survive Attempts To Unseat Him

M R. Harold Wilson is likely to remain Prime Minister for some time to come. That is my considered jud g ment after the events of the past weeks. There can equally be no doubt......

Reflection

by Canon F. H. Drinkwater The paradox of love VIRGINITY, like sacrifice, is not so much a g ivin g up, • as a g ivin g to, not primarily a turnin g from but a turnin g......

Hatless In Church

The decree's silence on another subject has • been interpreted officially as relaxing the Pauline rule requiring women's heads to be covered in church. Though the rule has been......

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Catholic Soapbox: Westminster C.e.g.

very much alive HAVING read the article on the Catholic Evidence Guild in your issue of May 2, may I say how much we appreciate the kind publicity you have given our work—which......

Reception For Bishop Criticised

W HEN the destitution of so many people throughout the world is plain for all to see, and when the faithful are exhorted more and more to sacrifice some of their goods to help......

Mediatrix Of All Graces

Question. What is the meaning of the title applied to Our Lady, "Mediatrix of All Graces", and how are we to interpret the Legion of Mary handbook which seems to say (p. 166)......

Getting To Know Children

A RECENT and rather aggravated correspondence in the A RECENT and rather aggravated correspondence in the Cull()tic HI-RAID on Catholic schools prompts me to write and......

Critics Of

Norman unfair W E are getting an overdose of narrow-minded, muddled-thinking critics of Norman St. John-Stevas. Elizabeth Rayneau (April 25), for example, is being quite......

Abortion, Poverty, War And Survival Of Human Race

I HAVE no wish to appear as champion of abortion, but in answer to Mr. Stern (May 2): 1: It is absurd to say that often more than half the births in some countries are aborted.......

That £5

bet on our schools M R. G. W. RIPPON (May 2) offers £5 for charity to anyone stating one case in which nuns competed with lay teachers for a headship in a Catholic primary......

Germans: No Need To Apologise

H ERR KRUPPA (May 2) should not be quite so sensitive. I suggest that he treat Hugh Kay's criticism with the indifference it deserves. The Germans have no need to explain or......

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An Insight Into Reasons Of State

which few Englishmen can understand Biafra Journal by Michael Mok (Time Life Books 25s.) by AUBERON WAUGH W E are told that three weeks mark the end of the road for Biafra as......

Greatness Of De Gaulle Undimmed

by GERARD NOEL De Gaulle by Aidan Crawley (Collins 60s.) Y OU cannot like the Charles de Gaulle of Mr. Aidan Crawley's study, which so well deserves its place "on the line" at......

The Heart And Head Of Enoch Powell

by IVOR BROWN Freedom and Reality by Enoch Powell, M.P. (Batsford 35s.) O NE of the menacing feattures of today is the extent to which simple names and words have become......

Chart Of Salvation

by Fr. R. C. FULLER A Chronological Chart of Salvation History by Karl F. Kramer (Burns & Oates 22s.) T HERE has been no lack of Bible chronologies., otherwise. from the time......

Theology Today By Fr. S. G. A. Luff On Being

Responsible ed. James F. Gustafson and James T. Laney 28s.) Attitudes to Other Religions ed. Owen Thomas 25s. The Phenomenology of Religion ed. Joseph Bettis 25s. (Forum Books......

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The Ever With Us Subject

IMAGINE, if you can, a whole week of television with not a single programme concerned with. or dragging in, sex. It would be refreshing as a lemon sorbet in the Sahara. My last......

Do Sex Films Deprave Our Teenagers?

T HERE was a Tynan Ustinov argument networked across America recently about sex on the stage. There are Broadway actors and actresses signing an antinudity petition because......

Warm, Moving Story Based On A Tragic Human Theme

E VERYBODY who recognises the so-called Displaced Persons, their cruel name, status and history, as the most tragic human reality of our times is liable to find J. Lee Thomson's......

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Form Of Mass Changed

rived from the Letters of St. Paul may he used. A short "penitential" act follows. One form will be the "I confess" but in a shortened version, and there are other optional......

Bishops' Engagements

Cardinal Heenan of WestminsterSaturday: Mtends Conference of Federation of Catholic Transport Guilds, Holy Rood House, Camden Town, 2.30. VMS Stormont House, Highgate, 4.......

Obituary

Fr. Walter Robinson, A.A., formerly parish priest of Our Lady of Grace, Charlton, London, S.E.7, aged 67, after two years' illness, at St. Joseph's Hospice, Hackney. He was born......