Page 1, 12th June 1959

12th June 1959
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Pope John:

`Pray for statesmen and for peace' A T the beginning of Holy Hour in St, Peter's over which he presided last Friday, the Pope asked Christians to pray for the statesmen of the......

The Pope To Visit Refugees ?

The Pope, who early on in his pontificate visited the sick in hospital and prisoners in jail, said last week that he hoped to visit refugees in a camp near Rome. He said this......

Her First

Communion Two very talented children made their First Communion together at Milan on Sunday: the 12-years-old boy Massimo Barbieri, the "wonder-pianist", and the girl pictured......

The Laity Must Take The Lead

"Our layfolk are sufficiently adult to take over the tasks that fall to the laity in national questions," declared Archbishop Baudoux of Saint Boniface. Canada, in a pastoral......

Greek Archbishop

Fr. Benedict Printesis was named by the Pope recently as the new Latin Archbishop of Athens. He succeeds Archbishop Macrionitis, S.J., who died in April following a motor......

City May Become World's Largest

By IRWIN St. JOHN TUCKER Chicago the St. Lawrence CHICAGO, like most of the other cities on the Great Lakes, is deeply stirred by the forthcoming visit of Queen Elizabeth for......

50 Years Ago The Canons Arrived

T HE solemn crowning of the statue of Our Lady of England in the presence of ecclesiastical, diplomatic, parliamentary and civic representatives by Bishop Cowderoy of Southwark,......

Apartheid In Sport

Leading Catholic, Greek Orthodox, and Protestant Churchmen in New Zealand declared in a joint statement on Monday that no player should be excluded from the New Zealand Rugby......

; Holidays For Your Priests ; •

; UST now you are prob , air ably looking forward to • your summer holiday. But ; ; can you spare a little frac• • tion of what you have saved t up to help some of our • poorer......

The World To Win At Dublin "a World To Win"

is the title of this year's Social Study Congress organised by the Dublin Institute of Catholic Sociology and being held from June 22 to 28. One of the speakers is Dr. Bernard......

E. German Reds Ban Buses For Pilgrims T He Communist...

the Soviet Zone of Germany have virtually banned the use of omnibuses for Catholic pilgrimages. They have probably been motivated in this latest administrative action directed......

Dr. Veronese Ill

Dr. Vittorino Veronese. the director general of UNESCO, suffered a nervous collapse last week at the end of a session of the UNESCO general council. He is suffering from the......

Over 100,000

WENT TO BELLE VUE MORE than 100,000 people visited the Manchester Vocation Exhibition at Belle Vue which ended on Sunday. The figure was what the organisers had hoped for. and......

Bishop Dwyer Goes To Essen

On Friday (June 19) Bishop Dwyer of Leeds will pontificate at a Mass at Essen, Germany. for the feast of St. Ludgerus, a German saint with "Yorkshire connections". St. Ludgerus......