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Chapel Folk Should Remember

A questioner who asked the Welsh Party candidate for Merthyr, Mr. Trefor Morgan—a Baptist—about the demand for an alteration in the Welsh Sunday, brought the reply that "there......

Founder Of Nun-nurses Beatified St. Peter's

Body hidden in chapel wall during Spanish Civil War From a Special Correspondent A NUN who founded a religious congregatio' n at 'the age of 25 and whose body was successfully......

"a Little Spain"

FROM L. G. WALMSLEY, OUR HOLY YEAR CORRESPONDENT Rom, SUNDAY. St. Peter's became a " little Spain " for the beatification today of Maria Desolata de Torres Acosta. The Mayor of......

!second Beata! !of Holy Year

houses in South America and Mexico and four in the United States. LONDON CONVENT In 1909 the Handmaids Of Mary came to England. A convent was founded at 58 Holland Park,......

I Stand By My Fellow Catholics

says Lord Pakenham " I am myself a Catholic and I would make it quite plain that my petsonal relig:ous views and convictions are the same as those of other Catholics," declared......

Origin Form In Warsaw

Soviet agency to fight Church A central anti-religious office, directed by Soviet specialists, has been set up in Warsaw to help to direct the Communist fight against the Church......

Cross Pilgrimage To Parliament?

Suggestion by Dominican Prior Front Our Own Correspondent The Prior of Holy Cross, Leicester, Fr. Esmond Klimek, 0.1., suggested at a schools rally in the Corn Exchange on......

61 Catholic Candidates

10 are Liberals Sixty-one Catholics so far have been adopted as candidates for the General Election. There are 26 Conservatives, 20 Labour candidates, 10 Liberals and five......

German Catholics Are Opposed To Re-militarisation

A German Catholic newspaper . Mann in der Zeit has recently concluded an inquiry among a random selection of its readers on the question of military service for Western Germany.......

La Croix " Livens Up

New editor was the theological censor The new editor of La Croix, Fr. Emile Gabel, A.A., successor of the celebrated Fr. Merklen, who died towards the end of last year, is......

Reds Hold 700 Polish Priests

Reliable estimates of the number of priests now held or imprisoned on trumped-up charges by the Communist Government of Poland put the figure at about 700. This includes both......

Two Thousand Recrults A Year

Two thousand men have in recent months joined the Catholic Transport Workers' Guild, formed last year. The work of all so far recruited is based on Dublin. Soon, it is hoped,......

S. Africa Pilgrims

About 100 pilgrims coming in two groups from South Africa at the end of this month and in March will first visit England.......

Cremation Stunt Shocked Berlin

RELIGIOUS opinion in Berlin has been shocked by a stunt organised by the Soviet authorities to popularise cremation. The Press was invited along to the crematorium to see the......

Holy Year Amnesty In Chile

The Government of Chile, to mark the Holy Year, has granted a total amnesty to 124 prisoners and reduced the sentences of 697 others.......

Grand Mufti Thanks Pope

The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Mohammed Haj Amin El Husseini, paid a courtesy call on Archbishop Alberto Levarne, Papal lnternuncio to Egypt, and requested him to express to His......

Canadian Envoys For Vatican

and Spain Canada will shortly appoint its first diplomatic representatives to the Vatican and to Spain, it is learned in Ottawa. Parliamentary observers say that recent events......

German Prelate Visits London

Mgr. Muller, national director of Caritas—society of Catholic charities in Germany—is in London as a sponsored visitor of the Foreign Office. Mgr. Muller came under the aegis of......

Gold Microphone For The Pope

A gold and silver microphone made by the silversmiths of Seville will be Spain's gift to the Holy Father on the canonisation in May of Blessed Antonio Maria Claret, founder of......

Patroness Of Agriculture

Mary Help of Christians has been proclaimed by the Government of the province of San Juan in the Argentine as patroness of agriculture, of industries derived from agriculture......

Christian Progressives Defy Bishops

PARIS. Leaders of the Christian Progressive Union have now gone over to open opposition to the French Hierarchy. The Christian Progressives who have included some of the clergy,......