Page 8, 16th June 1950

16th June 1950
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Priest Dies In Prison

Fr. John Blesik, a Czech priest, died in prison recently and another priest, Fr. John Urban. is seriously ill in prison, according to a Vatican Radio report. The two priests......

Heroic' Pope

Mr. Myron Taylor, an Episcopalian, formerly President Truman's personal envoy to the Holy See, described the Pope on Monday as " an outspoken, courageous leader on behalf of all......

Fatima Cures In India ?

Mgr. Gracias, Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay. is instituting an inquiry into two cures said to have occurred during the tour of the statue of Our Lady of Fatima in India. Sister......

Ambassador Seeks Lost Missionaries

Sixty-two Germans The United States Ambassador in South Korea is trying to obtain information about 62 German missionaries, including a Bishop. who are said to have been......

Communists Make Progress In India

"Communists are making more headway in India than official Indian announcements are leading the world to believe," Fr. Xavier Thaninayagam, director of the Tamil Literature......

U.s. Catholic

schools go up and up An increase of 600,000 in the number of children attending U.S. Catholic elementary and high schools in the next eight years is foreseen in estimates by the......

Christian Brothers ' Head Honoured,

Brother Edward Clancy, SuperiorGeneral of the Christian Brothers of Ireland, now paying his first visit to the United States. has received an honorary doctorate of laws at Iona......

University Students Elect Catholic

The new president of the Students' Union at University College, Hull, is a Catholic. Mr. Richard Lane. Another Catholic. Mr. Gribbin, was elected junior vice-president.......

Corpus Christi In Rome

Half-a-million sing the Te Deum (Continued from page 1) Sacrament was carried out into the sunlight. The whole Papal Court surrounded the Blessed Sacrament and the Pope —15......

Festival' Church For London

School and presbytery too for Lansbury By a Staff Reporter A MAGNIFICENT new Catholic church, and a presbytery and secondary school are to be built in Poplar under the new......

Free Divorce In China

Peking press reports note the high rate of matrimonial divorces in that city among the Communists under the new Matrimonial Law. By far the greater number of divorce proceedings......

Sea Sundays

In 17 dioceses Sea Sunday will be observed in the Westminster diocese on June 18. Elsewhere the Archbishops and Bishops have appointed the following dates: July 9: Brentwood,......

New Student Centre In Rome

A Foyer Dc Pax Romana has been opened at the Palazzo Salviati, Piazza Della Rovere 83. Rome. Catholic students visiting Rome will he able to use it as a reading room and......

Pilgrimage Of Crosses On

Glastonbury Tor IN the greatest pilgrimage the West Country has seen in modern times, 14 wooden crosses, each 13 ft. long and weighing a hundredweight-anda-half, will be carried......

Dominican Prior

Fr. a - ostan Maclaren, 0.P., S.T.L., M.A., has been elected Prior of St. Dominic's, Southampton Road, London. He succeeds Fr. Antoninus Maguire.......

Canadian Bishop Dies On Eve Of Celebrations

On the eve of celebrations to mark his silver jubilee as Bishop of London, Ontario, Mgr. John Kidd, died of a heart attack. He was 81. Mgr. John Cody, aged 50, who was appointed......

Bishop Opens Former Methodist Chapel

A former Primitive Methodist chapel at Coedpoeth, near Wrexham, recently converted and renamed the Chapel of the Holy Family, was blessed and opened on Sunday by Mgr. Petit.......

China's City Churches Filled

The celebration of Pentecost in Catholic churches of the larger cities of China is reported to have been far better attended than anyone had hoped for. The attendance at the......

Jesuit Wins Case

The French Communist daily newspaper, L'Humanite, was last week fined 100,000 francs and ordered to insert an article by Fr. Michel Riquet, S.J., rectifying damaging statements......

Lord Perth Joins Christian Action

Lord Perth has accepted an invitation to become a patron of Christian Action, thus joining Lord Halifax and Sir Stafford Cripps. Chairman of Christian Action is Canon J. John......

Factory Feast

Mass in the works A party of workers from Spa Lane Mills, Derb y . led by Fr. Andrew Gordon, S.J., of the Catholic Social Guild, and accompanied by Mr. Alan Turner and several......

Cuban Cardinal Urges Union Of Americas

Union of the Americas as a step toward union of all the peoples of the world was advocated by Cardinal Arteaga. Archbishop of Havana. in an address at the University of Tampa.......

R.a.f. Has New Principal Chaplain

Fr. P. J. O'Connell Fr. P. J. O'Connell Assistant Principal Chaplain of the Royal Air Force, today becomes Principal Chaplain. with the relative rank of Group Captain. He......

Cardinal Repeats Election Promise

Schools campaign will be raised By a Staff Reporter China's city CARDINAL Griffin, speaking in Manchester on Tuesday night, repeated his promise—against the warnings of......

Birthday Honours

House of Commons Steeplejack AN Acting Air Marshal, a steeplejack, two priests and a nun are among the Catholics in the King's Birthday Honours list. Acting Air Marshal Francis......