Page 1, 16th June 1950

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Rome's Greatest Day

500,000 at Corpus Christi ceremony ROME has not seen a greater or more imposing ceremony in modern or ancient times than the Corpus Christi procession in which, amidst the......

New Hungarian Terror Wave

Hundreds of arrests reported T HE attack upon the Church made by Josef Revai, Hungarian Minister of Education, last week was the signal for a great wave of arrests of Bishops,......

Rumania's Last Free Bishop Dies

NEWS that Mgr. 8oga, Vicar General of Alba Julia, has been arrested has now been followed by the announcement of the death of Bishop Glaser, Vicar General and Administrator of......

Police Badge For The Pope

When Capt. Thomas McLaughlin. Deputy Commissioner of Chicago's Traffic Police, was received in audience by the Holy Father on Monday. he presented the Pope with a gold star of......

Damien Film

A documentary film of the life of Fr Damien, "apostle of the lepers," is being shown on the island of Molokai, where he worked and died. Fr. Damien is played by a professional......

The Parents Were The Stars

Film star Don Ameche, his wife and their six children attended High Mass in Dubuque for the golden wedding of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Prendergast, Mrs. Ameche's parents. Two of the......

Towards A Worliii Order

I N a front page editorial on the Pope's French-language address to the social study congress, Osservatore Romano further underlines the importance of the need for concerted......

Cardinal Favours Lottery

Cardinal Griffin, speaking ir. Manchester on Tuesday, suggested that the Government should organise a State lottery to help the country out of its financial difficulties, His......

Irish Pilgrim Killed

The body of an Irish pilgrim, Peter Fennell, aged 42. was recovered last week from the Mont d'Or tunnel on the Swiss frontier. He fell from a pilgrimage train on its way to......

Archbishop Mannix £48,000 Jubilee Fund

Mgr. Mannix, Archbishop of Melbourne, celebrated last week the 60th anniversary of his ordination. He was born in Ireland in 1864. His diamond jubilee is to bc celebrated by a......

Air Road To Rome

Rome is in direct connection by air with 95 cities. The farthest away is Sidney, Australia, the distance being covered in three days 16 hours.......

Immediately In Front Of The Blessed Sacrament Was Carried...

Relic of Orvieto—the sacred corporal stained with the Precious Blood which flowed from the Sacred Host in the Miracle of Bolsena. In the year 1217 a Bohemian priest from Prague......

Mile Long Carpet Of Flowers

A PROCESSION of the " Blessed Sacrament on Sunday in the little town of Genzano. about 20 miles from Rome. passed over a mile-long carpet of flowers set out in a great profusion......

The Candle Crossed A Frontier

Shortly before the Soviet-run youth organization of Eastern Germany staged its Whit Sunday mass meeting in Berlin, says a delayed report, a daring group of Catholic boys suc......

Cardinal Warns Against Moral Rearmament

Messages by Catholic leaders in support of Dr. Frank Buchman, head of the Moral Rearmament movement. have led Cardinal Frings, Archbishop of Cologne, to issue a warning against......

Polish Priest

gets 6 years Fr. Jan Trochim, a priest in Poland. has been sentenced to six years imprisonment by a court in Bialystok for "disseminating antiPeople's Poland propaganda " in......

Victor Of River Plate Dies

Admiral Sir Henry Harwood ADMIRAL Sir Henry Harwood, K.C.B., victor in the Battle of n the River Plate—the first major British victory at sea in the second World War—died on......

Sleeping Boy Confirmed

Hundreds of people who had been attending a Confirmation ceremony in St. Florian's Church, Chicago, went in procession with Bishop Shiell when he visited the home of......

Exiled Bishop Canonised

The Pope speaks of modern persecutions S T. Vincent Strambi, whom the Holy Father canonised on Sunday, became a seminary rector before he was a priest, was admitted into the......

Polish Bishops Attacked

The leading Moscow daily Pravda has accused Cardinal Sapieha and Archbishop Wyszynski of breaking the Polish Church-State agreement of April 14. The Moscow paper claimed that......

Bishop Did Not Back Petition

Await tolerance' Mgr. Santin, Bishop of Trieste, on Monday denied Italian Communist announcements that he had signed a Communist-sponsored petition against atomic weapons. He......

Bishop's Salary Is Lower Than A Messenger's

Replying to a Communist attack on State grants to the clergy, Italian Catholic Action last week showed that an Archbishop receives only Id. more a month than the highest-paid......

King Leopold Sees The Pope

King Leopold of the Belgians, making a Holy Year pilgrimage to Rome, was received by the Holy Father in private audience for half an hour on Monday, The King afterwards......

Holy Year Amnesties

The Central Committee for Holy Year announces that the Government of Baden and the Republic of Guatemala have granted amnesties on the occasion of the Holy Year.......