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"mercy" Justice Slips-up

From Our Own Correspondent BELFAST, We have to go back 50 years, to the trial of the Fenians for similar explosive activities, to find a parallel to the sentences imposed on the......

Mussolini Appealed For Arms For Ireland In Rome, Mr De

Valera, as head of the Irish delegation which attended the Coronation of the Holy Father, has stayed with Mr W. J. B. Macaulay, Irish Minister to the Holy See. On Tuesday......

For English Catholics Times Have Changed

—Says Mgr. Knox The change in the status of Catholics which has been takin g place since the Great War was the subject of a. talk by M g r. Ronald Knox at Beaconsfield on......

Bishop Bids Dublin Remember She Is Not Ireland

From Our awn, Correspondent DUBLIN. The rush of people away from rural Ireland into the towns and cities has become the burning national question. Not a clay passes now without......

Should Relief Be Public Or Private?

"IT IS MUCH MORE DESIRABLE THAT CHRISTIAN CHARITY SHOULD INCREASE THAN THAT STATE AID SHOULD INCREASE." So said Father E. J. Coyne, S.J., lecturing on " The Civic Virtues"; and......

Irish Cavalcade Queen Victoria On Fr. Mathew

O NE of the most interestin g Irish books of recent years is Irish Cavalcade, 1550-1850, by M. J. MacManus (London, Macmillan, 8s. 6d. net.)—a chronolo g ically arran g ed......

Irish Jews Greet Pope Pius Xi!

T HE head of the Jewish community in Dublin has sent the following telegram to His Holiness: " To the Holy Father—Irish Jewry, in common with their fellow-citizens, rejoice at......

Increase In Number Of Technical Schools They Give The...

From Our Educational Correspondent The technical school works to a curriculum which pleases both the educational " expert " and the parent. The expert sees that the curriculum......

Chesterton's Rolling Road

W. T. Oliver, in the Leeds Mercury, claims that it was a Yorkshire road which Chesterton had in mind when he wrote: " Before the Romans came to Rye or out of Severn strode, The......

Back To The Papacy !

Europe's Only Hope of Survival It was possible that the Church might have to go out of Europe and make terms with other civilisations otherwise inherited. The late Pope Pius XI......

Catholic Mayor At Masonic Banquet Protestant Comment In...

From Our Own Correspondent GLAS onw. A strong comment upon the attendance of the Lord Provost of Glasgow, Mr Patrick J. Dollan, at a Masonic banquet in Glasgow's St. Andrew......

Will Ireland Send Priests To Spain ?

The World Wants Vocations " IT is well to remember that the time is not very far off when old Catholic " IT is well to remember that the time is not very far off when old......

Spain Meeting 1n Queen's Hall

The Marquis de Merry del Val, G.C.V.O. (Spanish Ambassador in London, 19131931), and Hilaire Belloc will be the two principal speakers at a public meeting under the auspices of......

Appreciative Anglicans

" New Spirit Abroad " The welcome given to the new Pope by non-Catholics in England is typified by the following letter from the Rev. Ivor Jones, Vicar of Blaenavon, Wales,......