Page 1, 12th May 1950

12th May 1950
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No Change From That

£60,000,000 But concessions on critical form 18 AFTER six hours of lively debating on education in the Commons last week—during which Mr. R. A. Butler made a surprising appeal......

Draft Bill Prepared For Bishops

(rHE Hierarchy of England A and Wales, as well as making entirely fresh proposals to the Government for an interim solution of the schools question—as reported in THE CATHOLIC......

Carpet Of A Million Flowers

From Our Netherlands Correspondent A statue of Our Lady was carried in procession over a carpet of a million flowers, provided by bulb growers from the fields between Haarlem......

Empress Goes To Rome 3rd Class

Travelling third class from Paris. the ex-Empress Zita of Austria, arrived in Rome last week to gain the Holy Year indulgences as a poor pilgrim. Purposely avoiding hotels, she......

Mr. Butler, Father' Of 1944 Act, Urges

`DON'T SURRENDER YOUR LIBERTY ' THE Catholic campaign during the General Election re-echoed throughout the debate. Most of the references to the voluntary schools concerned the......

Dachau's Parish Priest Dies

Fr, Friedrich Pflanzelt. parish priest of Dachau, near the most infamous of Nazi concentration camps. has died at the age of 47. He often went to the aid of numerous priests......

The Pope To Open Church In Rome

The Holy Father will leave the Vatican on June 2, feast day of his patron, St. Eugene, to open the Church of St. Eugene in Rome, built with contributions from all parts of the......

Fr. Hilary Carpenter Re-elected

Fr, Hilary J. Carpenter. O.P.. S.T.L. B.Litt., F.R.S.A., was reelected Prior Provincial at an elective chapter of the English Dominican province last week at Blackfriars, Oxford......

Sliding Scale

TO END CRISIS CONCESSIONS announced by the Minister of Education during the debate will, he hopes, take the atmosphere of crisis out of the situation immediately facing Catholic......

Cardinal Sapieha

Cardinal Sapieha left Rome late on Tuesday night by air for Warsaw.......

Bishop To Lead Scouts To Rome Mgr. Dr. F. Halsall,

Auxiliary Bishop of Liverpool, will lead the pigrimage to Rome of 1,200 scouts from England and Wales in August. The Catholic Scouts' Association has taken over the camp site at......

Swiss Guards Sworn In

Thousands of pilgrims watched 38 new recruits to the Swiss Guard take the oath of loyalty to the Holy Father on Saturday at the annual swearing-in ceremony on the anniversary of......

40 Masses A Day In The Q.m.

More than 40 Masses were celebrated each morning in the liner Queen Mary by the three Bishops and the priests who went from four American dioceses to Rome for the canonisation......

Cathedral Tabernacle Mutilated

By a Stag Reporter Hooligans who broke into the crypt of the Liverpool Metro politan Cathedral have muti lated the magnificent tabernacle, a work of art that has been admired by......

Did The Polish Bishops Sign Under Duress?

By DOUGLAS HYDE A LTHOUGH the full story of the developments which led to the conclusion of the Church-State agreement in Poland has still to be told, two unofficial but......

Fire Stops Short Of Cathedral

EARLY reports that the fire which during the week-end destroyed nearly half the timber town of Rimouski, Quebec, had made a pyre of the cathedral were incorrect. Furious efforts......

Opponent For Mrs. Braddock

Alderman Luke Hogan. who recently resigned from the Liverpool Labour Party, is to contest the Exchange Division at the next General Election. He will stand as an. Independent in......

Missionary Murdered

Fr. Mulders, a Dutch priest, was murdered by a gang last week near Jakarta, capital of Indonesia. He is the fourth priest this year to meet a violent death in the East. He was......

Jesuit Sues L'humanite '

Fr. Riquet, famous Jesuit preacher, has sued the French Cornmunist paper L'Humanite for defamation of character. The paper had accused the priest of refusing to share parcels......

Death Of A Saint

Described by her brother THE death of Blessed Maria Goretti, who is to be canonised on June 25, was described by her brother, Mr. Angelo Goretti, a 60-year-old dye worker of New......

Mother Of Saint

In her home at Corinaldo in the Pontine area of Rome 85-year-old Signora Goretti calmly awaits the privilege of being the first mother to be present at the canonisation of her......