Page 1, 12th April 1940

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In 6 Years He Built 80 Churches

AND GAINED THE LOVE OF ALL THE PEOPLE OF PARIS " Tell me of another capital in which eighty churches have been built in recent years," said the present Pope, Pius XII, then......

The Archbishop Came To See Us

Well do I remember the consternation it caused in the Seminary of St. Sulpice when the new Archbishop arrived one day for a quiet chat to the students, and the place was invaded......

Mr Stokes Wants To Know Why You Pay 2s. 4d. A Gallon For...

By a C.H. Reporter Mr Richard Stokes, Catholic Labour M.P., is achieving some reputation for asking awkward questions in the House of Commons. He asked three this week. They......

Two New Saints

On Ascension Day, Thursday, May 2, two new saints will be added to the Kalendar. The semi-public Consistory preparatory to the canonisations was held in Rome last week by Pope......

Vatican Paper Foresaw It

The dangers of the intensified economic war leading to the extension of the political and military conflict were foreseen in two leading articles in the Osservatore Romano last......

U.s.a. " Christian Front " Trial Opens Jury Is...

The jury which is hearing the case brought by the Federal Bureau of Investigation against the 37 young Americans arrested on the charge of " conspiring to overthrow the......

Mussolini Shows " Lively Interest" In Celebration Of...

The Os.servatore Romano gives proMinence and three lines of head to a report that Mussolini is showing "a lively interest " in the feast of St. Catherine of Sienna. The report......

Now Norway—where Next?

DENUNCIATION OF SCANDINAVIAN INVASION FROM THE VATICAN The invasion of Denmark and Norway has deeply shocked Vatican opinion. The denunciation of Soviet aggression on Finland,......

Norway's Power Of Resistance

By a Military Correspondent The Nazis have no access to Norway by land, and they have to cross by sea at least 75 miles to reach from the northernmost part of Jutland across the......

Russia: The Unknown Factor

From Our Diplomatic Correspondent The great unknown factor in the situation created by the unexpected German answer to Allied pressure in the North-Bast is the future behaviour......

Neutrals' Moral Duties They May Not " See And Pass By."

The moral duty of the neutrals towards the war was vigorously described last week by the Editor of the Osservatore Romano in an article entitled " Moral Embargo." " The Pope,"......

To Defend Religious Rights Fundamental To A Christian...

—DOUGLAS JERRO LD'S DEFINITION OF OUR WAR AIMS Front a C.H. Reporter "In spite of the sadness of our times I am full of hope and confidence, for God in His mercy has spared us......

Birmingham May Have Chair Of Theology

A Chair of Theology is in prospect at Birmingham University, Discussion, are continuing, and on the committee Catholics are represented by the BishopAuxiliary of Birmingham......

Air Raid Absolution

The possibility of an opening-out of the war is recalled by special war-time concessions decreed this week by the Pope. Firstly, Bishops of all nations engaged in war have been......