Page 1, 11th August 1950

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Planners Must Not Have Final Word

Holy Father speaks to administrators STATE planning may be de sirable and even 'necessary, but the State should not allow technical planners to have the last word, said the Holy......

Rome Quieter

Rome will be much quieter from tomorow (Saturday) when a regulation prohibiting hooters comes into force. An unemployed hooter is a rarity in the city.......

Mgr. Herrera Warns Of The Danger

THE Bishop of Malaga, Mgr. Herrera—who when a layman was editor of "El Debate" and a Catholic Action leader—pointed to the danger of the all-powerful State at the Spanish......

Bones Of St.

Benedict found intact Despite the heavy bombing of Monte Cassino during the war the bones of St. Benedict, which were in an urn beneath the Abbey altar, are unharmed. This was......

Pope Pius X

Cardinals vote on beatification The Holy Father on Tuesday presided at the second meeting of the Sacred Congregation of Rites at Castel Gandolfo for a further step towards the......

Chaplain Shot As He Pleads For Wounded

Decorated for heroism in Korea FR. Herman Felhoelter, 37-year-old Franciscan Army chaplain, awarded the American Distinguished Service Cross for heroism in Korea, is now known......

Fire-raiser Free, Priest Jailed

A professed atheist who attempted to burn down Poland's most revered shrine at Czestochowa has been set free by the Communist police after brief questioning. But Fr. Raczynski,......

Mme. Suggia

Solemn Requiem Mass in Lisbon The British Ambassador in Lisbon. arranged for a Solemn Requiem Mass to be offered in the Irish Dominican Church of Corpo Santo for Mme. Suggia,......

Peace Prayers In Germany

Cardinal Frings. Archbishop of Cologne, issued a pastoral letter last week - end calling for prayers for peace daily at every Mass, in accordance with the wishes expressed by......

Defending Remnants Of Christendom

STEPS TOWARDS EUROPEAN UNITY By DOUGLAS HYDE SLOWLY and painfully, under the savage blows dealt by Communism, the countries which were once united in Christendom are again......

Enaminer ' Is 100

The Examiner. official newspaper of the Bombay diocese, has just celebrated its first centenary.......

1,500 British Pilgrims In St. Peter's

SOME 1,500 pilgrims from Britain and hundreds from Ireland were in St. Peter's on Sunday, when the Holy Father received in audience the 10,000 members of the international......

Bishop Will Lead 1,200 Scouts

Forty priests, 200 Scoutmasters and rovers and about 1,000 boys will leave England on Sunday for Rome under the leadership of Mgr. Halsall, Auxiliary Bishop of Liverpool. They......

Three More „• Beatifications

Beatification of three foundresses of religious congregations will take place in October and November, it is officially announced. They are the Ven. Maria de Mattias,......

Sacrilege In Slovakia

Communists in Levice, Southern Slovakia, recently perpetrated a sacrilege which aroused great indignation among the population of the whole district. They took the Blessed......

Mass On Lakeland Mountain

Some 500 people assisted at Mass on the morning of Bank Holiday on the summit of the Lakeland mountain of Helvellyn (3.118 ft.). Almost half reached the summit fasting to......

Vatican Television

The Vatican television station is now transmitting an hour's programme each day. In includes films and views of some of the more important Holy Year ceremonies.......

German Leaders Speak In Unity

Catholic and Evangelical leaders have once again acted together in East Germany in defence of Christianity and against the attacks of the Communist State. A pastoral letter read......

17 Vacancies

IN SACRED COLLEGE The membership of the Saored College has been reduced to 53 by the death last week of Cardinal Lavitrano, Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Religions.......

U.s. And Vatican `nothing New ' There Is Nothing New In

President Truman ' s statement last week that he is studying the possibility of creating the post of U.S. Ambas sador to the Holy See, according to Vatican officials. " Similar......