Page 1, 12th August 1949

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Ina Went To Lourdes Past Hope Cured

By a Staff Reporter These pictures, taken by our own correspondent, provide convincing evidence of a remarkable Lourdes cure. They are of Ina Maria Ha,ges, 21-year-old Catholic......

Church Sends Aid To Stricken Area

MOAT°, ECUADOR. High in the Andes .of Ecuador stood a centuries-old shrine with an image of Our Lord, and people came from all over the country to see it. It survived Ecuador's......

Battle In Defence Of Priest

People of the little Slovak vil lage of Strecno recently fought the police with fists and scythes in defence of their priest, according to a Prague Communist paper. Strecno is a......

"end Partition" Call To U.s. Congress

WASHINGTON. A resolution which would place the House of Representatives on record as favouring the abolition of partition in Ireland has been introduced in the House of......

Church's Work Of Mercy In Italy

NEW YORK. Achievements of the Church toward easing the plight of war sufferers in Italy verge upon the incredible, according to reports received by Mgr. Swanstrom, executive......

Newman Association Summer School

Do We Need A Catholic University? By a Staff Reporter Not since the Newman centenary conference at Beaumont College, in 1945, have discussions been so long and intense as at......

The Undying Faith Of Hungary

Three brief reports front Budapest this week indicate the strength of the Faith in Hungary. On the feast day of St. Anne, mother of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mgr. Julius Czapik,......

Ideal Church Holy Year Competition

ROME. Two additional Holy Year competitions, for sculptors and architects, will be announced soon by the Commission for the Exhibition of Sacred Art of the last 50 years,......

Mgr. Poskitt : " Improvement"

Mgr. Poskitt, Bishop of Leeds, who has been ill since his return from Lourdes. continues " more or less the same." showing a tendency towards " slight improvement," THE CATHOLIC......

Official Guide To Churches Of Rome

In connection with the 1950 Holy Year. a unique book. Clergy, Religious Communities and Churches of Rome, is being published in six European languages. It explains everything......

New Polish Death Decree Prepares Way For An All-out...

By DOUGLAS HYDE On Saturday last details of the most skilful and deadly blow yet aimed against the Church behind the Iron Curtain were published in the form of a decree by the......

The Bigger The Lie • • •

PRAGUE The Czech Communists have claimed that 1,700 Catholic priests have defied the Vatican threat of excommunication to remain loyal to the Government-sponsored Catholic......