Page 5, 10th November 1950

10th November 1950
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Pray For The Persecuted

The Pope names three intentions for Cardinals and Bishops URGENT prayer for persecuted Catholics was the first of three intentions entrusted to the intercession of Our Lady by......

Rough Rider 'angel'

MILITARY FUNERAL FOR A NUN A MILITARY funeral was accorded Sister Regina Purtell, a g ed 84, of New Orleans,. one of the " an g els" of the famous Rou g h Riders who later......

Huge Jasper Given To The Pope

A 22 lb. sphere of jasper, believed to be the lar g est piece of this semiprecious stone ever cut and polished, has been presented to the Holy Father by Mr. Peter Zimmerman, a......

22,000 Miles For Consecration

WHEN M g r. Francis Leipzi g was consecrated a few days ago as Bishop of Portland. Ore g on, 15 Archbishops and Bishops were present. It was then recalled that when the fi rst......

• • G 6 Erman Visions'

were not supernatural The Supreme Sacred Congre g ation of the Holy Office in Rome has informed the Arabishop of Bamber g , Bavaria, that it fully endorses the fi ndin g s of......

`ban Catholics'

ROUSES STORM South African Protestant leaders protest at resolution THE " ban Catholic immigrants" resolution passed at last week's Conference of Protestant Churches of South......

Papal Regent In Germany Made Archbishop

M g r. Aloisius Muench, of Far g o, North Dakota, and Re g ent of the Papal Nunciature in Germany. has been granted the personal title of Archbishop by the Pope. The news was......

Seminary Restored

The seminary buildin g s in the Portu g uese diocese of Viseu, seized by the Republican Government in 1910 and used as a barracks, have now been restored to the diocese by the......

Catholics Saved Australia From Communism

Mgr. Mannix answers Labour leader ARCHBISHOP Mamas has now entered the major controversy on the role of Catholic workers in the Australian trade union movement which arose out......

Un And Parents' Rights

The ri g ht of parents to choose the education of their children is a fundamental human right and should be included in the proposed first draft Covenant on Human Ri g hts, Fr.......

Gifts In Honour Of Assumption

The Pontifical Mission for Palestine made a large distribution of clothing to both Catholics and members of schismatic churches, victims of the Palestine war, throu g hout the......

Reparation Act Offsets Insult

Thousands of Catholics took part in a public act of reparation in Buenos Aires last week, A hu g e outdoor procession moved throu g h the streets to the Metropolitan curia, sin......

Bro. Coxswain Gets A Boat

MAKING a 300 mile road journey from Norfolkshire to Carmarthen Bay this week has been a 36 ft. Motor launch, built for the Cistercian monks of Caldey Island, off the Welsh......

15 Nations

back human rights FIFTEEN nations on Saturday adopted in Rome a Convention on Human Ri g hts for the peoples of Western Europe, to be enforced by an International Court. The......

Thousands Accompany Relics To Fatima

THE relics of St. John of God, the g reat Portu g uese apostle of charity, were borne in triumphant procession for hundreds of miles from Seville to Fatima amidst the fervour......

President Of War Dabs --a Bachelor

A 50-YEAR-OLD Irish-born bachelor—general manager of the late M g r. Flana g an's famous Boys' Town—has been elected national president of the American War Dads. Ile is Mr.......

Rene Clair

brings Faust up to date ' Grace Conway on Films LA BEAUTE DUI DIABLE (Cua zoN) Director : Rene Clair IS there anything new to say about the Faust le g end? Rend Clair thinks so.......

Romans Hope For New Cardinals

Romans are still hoping— despite the lack of any hint from the Vatican to support it—that the Holy Father will hold a Consistory before the end of the Holy Year for the creation......

Catholic Woman Is Press Attache

Mme, Marie Catherine Boulad, an E g yptian member of St. Joan's International Alliance, has been appointed Press Attacha to the Royal Le g ation of Egypt to the Holy See. . This......

Bishop From Manchuria Dies

M g r. Theodor Breher, O.S.B., Bavarian Bishop of the Manchurian diocese of Yenki, died last week at Memmin g en, Bavaria, after an illness lastin g several years. He was 70.......

Seminary Tower As C.d. Post

Hi g h in the Westchester hills, 35 miles north of New York, the massive, pagoda-like tower of Maryknoll Seminary, with a commanding view of the countryside for miles around,......

Persecution' Talk Rejected

The Montreal and Ottawa Synod of the Presbyterian Church in Canada has rejected a re q uest from a g roup known as the Re g ular Baptists to meet them and discuss alle g ed......

Moslem Zeal Protects Catholics

The religious fanaticism of Mohammedans in Nin g sia province, deep in China, has almost halted Communist anti-reli g ious measures and has served to g ive the Catholic Church......