Page 1, 14th December 1962

14th December 1962
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Council Will Stay Open'

Observers see new image of Church NEW DRAFTS BY POST CATHOLIC HERALD CORRESPONDENT ROME, Wednesday IN the interval between the first two sessions of the Vatican Council, the 10......

`i May Not Be Here'

--POPE JOHN From a Special Correspondent ROME, Wednesday A PALE but smiling Pope John in his first public audience since he became ill two weeks ago said today that "I may not......

Pope John Names Three New Saints

Catholic Herald Correspondent ROME. GILDED cage of white doves, traditional offering at a canonisation ceremony, brought the happiest smile for some days to the face of Pope......

Society Gives £2,534 To Aid Sick Pilgrims

Catholic Herald Reporter T HE Society of Our Lady of Lourdes states in its annual report issued in London this week that it has spent £2,534 assisting sick pilgrims to Lourdes......

House-to-house Campaign To Pray For Peace

Catholic Herald Reporter E VERY house in six northern dioceses is to be visited in a pray-for-peace campaign now being started by the Legion of Mary. Leaflets bearing the prayer......

Programme For The Interval

By a Rome Correspondent Pope John has set up a new co-ordinating Commission, under Cardinal Cicognani, Papal Secretary of State, to help the 10 Conciliar Commissions in the......

No Decree

To the disappointment of some Bishops, no decree has been promulgated, but it is thought likely that the vote admits a considerable increase of vernacular in the liturgy,......

G.k.'s Man Is Made Editor

M K. Clement Philip Smallwood. who served as a young journalist under G. K. Chesterton on the editorial board of "G.K.'s Weekly", 1930-36, has been appointed editor of the......

Crowds Visit Mexico Shrine

A PPROXIMATELY 1,000,000 -LA people took part in the annual ceremonies honouring the Virgin of Guadalupe, Mexico's patron saint, in Mexico City on Tuesday. It was the 43151......

Fasting And Abstinence

Fasting and abstinence arrange. ments for Christmas are as follows: Friday, December 21, day of abstinence; Monday, December 24 (Christmas Eve), day of fasting and abstinence.......

Awaiting A Call To Kongolo

Catholic Herald Reporter S TANDING by waiting a call to fly out to Kongolo in the Congo where 20 Holy Ghost Missionaries were massacred last New Year's Day, is Fr. E. Kearney,......

Allegation

When the Governor, who made the allegation at a public meeting, was asked why Moslem seminarians had joined a "Catholicinspired" strike, he told his questioner to "shut up." He......

Weapons

Political and economic forms of discrimination are being used by the Government as additional weapons. Wages in the south are far lower, taxes there have been increased, and......

First, Reds Told

T HE Catholic Church's attitude towards Communism remains unchanged, said the Vatican newspaper Osservatore Rotnano on Monday answering statements in the Russian magazine......

Sudan Threat To Slaughter Christians

NCWC Special Correspondent CAIRO, Sunday. M INISTERS in Sudan's Moslem-dominated government have threatened to use armed force if necessary in an attempt to stamp out......

Carollers Will Help Charities

Catholic Herald Reporter F OUR Catholic choirs will be singing by the crib in Trafalgar Square, London, next week. And the money they collect will help Catholic charities. The......