Page 1, 10th May 1940

10th May 1940
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The Cardinal Preaches

FOR 'POLAND'S PATRONAL FEAST By a Staff Reporter " Scatter the people that delight in war " was the text chosen by His Eminence Cardinal Hinsley, preaching on the occasion of......

A Sign In Naples

At Naples on Saturday there was another manifestation of the Italian people's desire for peace. It was the annual festival of St. Januarius, when the whole city waits for the......

Pope Prays For Peace At Great Rome Ceremonies In Italy's...

From the midst of a country whose official Press and responsible spokesmen are taking an openly warlike attitude, the voice of the Pope in his independent State twice proclaimed......

The People Applaud The Pope's Prayer The Second Time Within

a few days that the Pope publicly called for peace prayers was when he preached in the Dominican Church of Santa Maria Sopra Minerva on Sunday. The occasion was by comparison an......

'inscribed In The Catalogue Of The Saints"

The first canonisations of the present Pontificate took place on Ascension Day, when St. Gemma Galgani and St. Euphrasia Pelletier were raised to the altar, and in the actual......

Violent Attack On Vatican Paper Calls For Ban On Circulation

A violent attack on the Osservatore Romano was launched last week by the Regime Fascista in which Farinacci, the extreme Fascist editor, asked whether the time had not come " to......

St. Joan's Day In France

On Sunday last, May 5, St. Joan's Day Was celebrated in Paris and throughout France with religious, civic and military observances. In the Cathedral of St. Denis, in which St.......

Prince And Princess At The Vatican

The Crown Prince of Italy and Princess Marie-Jose drove in state to the Vatican on Monday morning and were received by the Holy Father. The audience lasted 35 minutes. The visit......

A.p.f. Send £12,500 To Pope For Missions

At the annual meeting of the Pontifical Mission-Aid Societies held in London this week the Rt. Rev. Mgr. Telford, National Director, announced that the A.P.F. has been able to......

Cardinal Blond Gives Pope Second Report On Polish Atrocities

It was reported from Rome on Monday that Cardinal Hlowl, Primate of Poland, had presented to His Holiness the Pope a second. report on the situation of the Church in......

Berlin Nuncio To Visit Poland

It is reported from Vatican City that the Papal Nuncio in Berlin, Mgr. Cesare Orsenigo, will shortly begin a journey through German-occupied Poland to inquire into the position......

Pro-nazi Sympathisers In Belgium

Prom Our Own Correspondent ANTWERP. Among sections of responsible Catholic opinion in Belgium there is grave anxiety lest the nation should be betrayed to Hitler in the manner......

The Pope Thanks The British Government For Protecting...

of German nationality have been given facilities to continue their work. When the Holy Father was told of this policy he expressed his gratitude to the British Government in a......

Germans Give Up Pretence Of Legality —says "osservatore"

The nomination of a German Governor for the Nazi-occupied territories of Norway makes clear the illegal and arbitrary character of the invasion. This is the Osservatore Romano's......

After 30 Years

PORTUGAL SIGNS CONCORDAT WITH HOLY SEE On Tuesday last the Concordat between the Holy See and Portugal was signed in Rome. The Concordat, which governs the relation between......