Page 1, 16th October 1959

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The Church's Chance In Africa

Unlimited field for the Lay Apostolale 'THE great opportunity of the Church today in Africa lies in the fact that the Africans themselves are crying out for the complete......

The Pope Gives Crosses To 500 Missionaries

The Nations are awaiting you ' H ARDLY ever has the universality of the Church been made so clear at a Vatican ceremony as it was on Sunday when Pope John XXIII presented......

Focus On The Altar

Archbishop Heenan's advice to architect competitors A BOOKLET giving all the " details of the architectural competition for the Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King.......

Remembrance Day

In connection with the observ ance of Remembrance Day on Sunday, November 8, permission has been granted by the Holy See for the celebration on that day of one Requiem Mass,......

Urundi Bishop

The sixth native bishop in Bel gian Africa was consecrated by Bishop Grauls. W.F., Vicar Apos tolic of Kitcga, at Usumburu, Urundi, on Sunday. He is 47-year old Bishop......

They'll Need More 'peter's Pence'

VATICAN WAGES IN LINE WITH `RERUM NOVARUM D ETAILS of pay increases given to all Vatican staff — from Cardinals down to ushers — have been given by the Pope's Secretary of......

Gandhi At Council ?

SPEAKING last week on " Christian Outlook " in Net work Three, Cardinal Gracias, Archbishop of Bombay, suggested that India ' s special contribution to the forthcoming......

= Army Rides To Rome

As part of the Berlin Infantry Brigade's "Adventure Training" these cyclists—all Catholics—set off on Sunday to cycle to Rome. The party comprises a medical officer, two......

For Westminster

25 M.P.s BUT IT'S STILL NOT ENOUGH THE largest number of Catholic M.P.s since the war are among the 630 successful candidates in last week's general election. At the dissolution......

For The Commons

0 • THE 25 Catholic M.P.s in the new Parliament are 0 the following an asterisk indicates a new member): • CONSERVATI VE (Botto(B olt o n, EI s • CONSERVATI VE (Botto(B olt o n,......

Priest Killed In A French Car Crash

Canon Francis McGuinness, parish priest of Our Lady Star of the Sea, St. Anne ' s-on-Sea, Lanes. was killed in a road accident near Cahors. France, on Tuesday. Canon McGuinness,......

The Pope's First Speech In English

Pope John XXIII gave his first English address on Synclay. It was a 600-word speech at the centenary celebrations of the North Ameri can College in Rome. Speaking in English......