Page 1, 14th April 1949

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Widow Of Witness Against Cardinal Tells Her Story

By ELISABETH CASTONIER Details of the kind of torture that was used at 60, Andrassy - ut, the Hungarian Secret Police Headquarters in Budapest, to extract some of the "......

Bishop Drops Dead

Mgr. Francesco Cavero y Tormo, Bishop of Coria, leaving his cathedral church to begin the Palm Sunday procession fell down in the street and died. Mgr. Cavero, who would have......

U.s. Church Blows Up, Kills Six

Six elderly persons were killed and at least 20 injured, when St. Mary's Church, Marion, South Dakota, U.S.A., blew up just before the Palm Sunday Mass on Sunday last. Butone......

Czechs Detain Priests

Row,. An independent newspaper, II Tempo, published here. quotes a 24s ear-old Czech student who has arrived here, as saying 28 priests are confined by the Communists in a......

Nuncio Corrects Churchill

Archbishop Filippo Bernardini, Apostolic Nuncio to Switzerland, has refuted it statement made by Mr. Churchill in his memoirs, in a letter to the Zurich newspaper that is......

Retreats In Sign Language

Spiritual retreats for deaf-mutes are being given in the sign language at the church of San Hipolito, Mexico City. by Fr. 011eta, C.M.F.......

What We Think Independent Ireland

ATI-I0L1C Ireland has well chosen Easter Sunday. the greatest feast of the year, as her Independence Day. The desire of a nation for a real independence which shall enable it to......

Anqlicans, Orthodox Unite For Jubilee

JERUSALEM, Palestine's Orthodox prelates and Anglicans joined Catholics here in celebrating the golden jubilee of the Holy Father's ordination to the priesthood. The Church of......

Argentina Outlaws Reds

Communism has. in effect, been outlawed in Argentina bs the new Constitution. Article 15 stipulates that the State does not acknowledge, regardless of their aims. national and......

Italian Reds Are Smuggling Arms And Running " Battle"...

FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT IN ITALY BOLOGNA. Arms being smuggled into Italy from France; squads of ex-partisans doing week-end battle courses in the mountains; workers engaging......

Behind The Iron Curtain

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Poland . S

Primate Condemns Red Press Sharp condemnation of Poland's pro - government press came from Archbishop Wyszynski, the new Primate of Poland, last week. In an unannounced sermon......

Trieste Persecutions

Mgr. Santin. Bishop of Trieste. this week alleges that " systematic persecution of religion" is sweeptng the Yugoslav zone of the free territory of Trieste during Holy Week.......

But For Two Catholics:

REDS MIGHT HAVE DOMINATED L.C.C. By Our Political Correspondent Two Catholics have prevented the Communists from having the deciding voice in the administration of the London......

Catholic Appointed Vice-chairman Of L.c.c.

Mr. Bernard Sullivan, Chairman of the Westminster Diocesan Association of Catholic Trade Unionists and London District Secretary of the National Union of Tailors and Garment......

The Story Of The Pope's "bresca Palm"

VATICAN CITY. The leaves of the special palm presented to the Pope on Palm Sunday by Mgr. Alfonso Camillo de Romanis, were provided by the Bresca family of San Remo, continuing......

Next Week

MGR. KNOX'S TRANSLATION of the OLD TESTAMENT LOOK OUT for the first instalment of Mp.r. Knos's translation of the Old Testament. This will be the 22nd Chapter of Genesis in......

Women May Decide Belgian Election

From a Special Correspondent The general elections which will now be held in Belgium on June 19, to be followed a week later by provincial elections, may result in a big swing......

Monk Blown Up Picking Palms

A soung French monk, Brother Bruno Clement. of Notre Dame Hospice, set off a mine when he entered "no-man's-land" near Damascus Gate to pick palm leaves for Palm Sunday......

Nuns Driven From Bulgaria

Eighteen nursing sisters attached to the Swiss Catholic Institute who were expelled by the Bulgarian Government arrived at Istanbul on Frida) last on their was to Switzerland.......