Page 8, 12th May 1950

12th May 1950
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Dock Strike

Outsize Union the cause By HAMISH FRASER Forty-two year-old Michael Bryne, General Secretary of the Scottish Transport and General Workers' Union, life-long portworker, and one......

'radio An Aid To Church'

The Church finds in radio broadcasting an extremely precious aid for the fulfilment of her mission, the Holy Father has told delegates from 59 nations attending an International......

Annulments Last Year

The Sacred Roman Rota granted 46 annulments of marriage out of 134 applications during 1949. It was found that 88 disputed marriages were still valid and binding; 39 out of the......

10,560 Native Priests

Many more needed THERE are only 10.560 native priests in all the vast areas of China, Japan, Malaya, the Philippines, India, Pakistan and Africa, states Fides, the news agency......

Catholic Press Denounces Anti-semitism

Echoing what appears to be the unanimous sentiment of German Catholics, the Catholic Press is denouncing recent occurences indicating a resurgence of anti-Semitism in Germany.......

Two Cardinals, 14 Bishops For London Congress

RISHOP Suhr, Vicar Apostolic of Denmark, has accepted an invitation to attend the Hierarchy's Centenary Congress in London at the end of August and beginning of September. Thus......

The Long View

The Vicar-General of Mainz. Mgr, Kastell, has banned the use of ballpoint pens by priests when they make entries in parish registers. Normal ink must be used he says, so that......

'cathedral' Author Now A Catholic

Mr. Robert Gordon Anderson, 69-year-old American author of The Biography of a Cathedral and The City and the Cathedral, has been received into the Church by Fr. Alfred Barrett,......

Holy Shroud Feast Day Proposed

Congress in Rome Modern colour photography may shed new light on researches into the Holy Shroud, Don Pietro Scotti, of Genoa University suggested at the first International......

Polish Agreement Not A Concordat

(Continued from page 11 have been prepared to concede as much — and have then conducted campaigns to discredit the Holy Father on political grounds. The clauses in the agreement......

Cardinal Appeals For Prisoners

Cardinal Frings, Archbishop of Cologne, has appealed for help to free the hundreds of thousands of German prisoners of war still believed to be in Russia. In a speech on Sunday......

Concert Singer's Melody Of Health

Next time you don't feel up to singing in your bathroom, think of the 'professional singer who has to face large audiences no matter how off-colour she may be. And perhaps......

Has Italy A State Religion?

The Italian Attorney-General has appealed against the acquittal by the Rome Tribunal of two Communist newspapermen charged with " vilifying the religion of the State." Michele......

25-nation Film Congress

Three hundred delegates from 25 countries will meet at the first world congress of Catholic film technicians and artists in Rome from May 26 to 28. British delegates will take......

Relic Of Miracle In Papal Procession

BY permission of the Holy Father, the famous Monstrance of Orvieto containing the corporal stained with the Precious Blood at the Miracle of Bolensa is to be carried in the......

Holy Year Town

A group of Italian farmers from Altamura. Argentina. are to build a town near Santa Barbara, overlooking the San Francisco river, and name it Holy Year.......

Crippled Nun Walks

FATIMA CURE? A 39 year-old nun, crippled for the last twelve years, is reported to have walked after venerating a statue of Our Lady of Fatima, now touring the Diocese of......

Lourdes Cure Claimed

A Ceylon woman, one of a party of 250 pilgrims to Rome and Lourdes who reached London on the way home last Tuesday claims to have been cured at Lourdes of an acute throat......

There Is No Settlement

(Continued from page 1) One of his main objects was to make is clear that Catholics, Anglicans and Nonconformists had never accepted the 1944 Act as a settlement, athough Mr.......

But The Campaign Will Go On

The Bishop of Salford. commenting on the Minister of Education's remark in the Commons last week that the question of the Church schoos should not be brought into " the......

Bishops Banned From Cathedrals

Czech Government's latest move in war on Church PHE Czech Government has forbidden Czech bishops to celebrate Masses in their cathedrals or to make any kind of public speeches,......

Dr Matthews Guilty Of Euthanasia Of Logic'

Sharp criticism of Dr. W. R. Matthews, Anglican Dean of St. Paul's, has come from Osservatare Romano, for his speech last week in favour of euthanasia. Commenting on the Dean's......

Czestochowa's New Church

A baroque style church capable of accommodating 3,000 persons is nearing completion in Czestochowa, site of the Polish national shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, the country's......

' Cross-bearers From Vienna

Two Austrians who spent five years in a Russian concentration camp, Johann Bawitsch and Rudolf Hofer, have arrived in Rome on pilgrimage each carrying a heavy wooden cross.......

New St. Anthony Proclaimed

Second Holy Year canonisation T HE Church gained a new St. Anthony on Sunday when, in the presence of a huge congregation in St. Peter's, the Holy Father solemnly canonised......

Girls There

In spite of that lorry driver THE two girls — Miss Jose phine Fransquie and Miss Sheila Clements — who set out from London on a hitchhike pilgrimage without a penny between them......