Page 1, 17th March 1950

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The Pope Calls For Crusade

HE Holy Father, in an Encyclical Letter issued on Saturday, has called upon the whole Catholic world to join him in a Crusade of Prayer for S eace, beginning on Passion unday,......

New Talks Over The Schools

—Mr. Tomlinson Mr. Erroll (Con., Altrincharn and Sale) asked the Minister of Education in the House of Commons on Wednesday if he would appoint a Committee of Inquiry to......

Threats Keep Seretse Out

—Says Catholic Learie Constantine By ANDREW BOYLE M R, Learie Constantine, celebrated West Indian cricketer, lawyer and Catholic, chose his words with quiet deliberation when he......

Mothers To Give Chalice To The Pope

The national council of the Union of Catholic Mothers, meeting in Birmingham last week, decided on behalf of the 18,000 members to make two Holy Year gifts to the Pope. The......

Absolution Formr-cra Sh Dead

Front HENRY EDWARDS Two Catholics were among those killed in the air crash in the field near Llandow, which people of the district now call the field of death. The ladies'......

£25,000 Organ

lost in London church fire The £25,000 organ in the Brompton Oratory, London's second largest Catholic church, was practically destroyed in a fire which blazed for nearly half......

A Red Shows Up The Reds

A SPEECH made at a private gathering by Herbert Hauschild, executive member of the Thuringia Socialist Unity (Communist) Party, in the Soviet zone of Germany, has laid bare the......

Papal Anniversary S 28 Diplomats

at Mass in London Thousands of pilgrims joined the Romans in St. Peter's on Monday to celebrate with the Holy Father the eleventh anniversary of his corcenadon. Pontifical High......

Cardinal Gilroy

Cardinal Gilroy, Archbishop of Sydney, was received in a 30-minute private audience by the Holy Father last week.......

Ex-s.s. General Received

Oswald Pohl, a former high official of the Nazi S.S. organisation, holding the rank of general, who was sentenced to death at Nuremberg, has been received into the Catholic......

Roman Priests Warned Against Abbe Boutier

The Abbe Boulier, priest whose pro-Communist sympathies have already brought ecclesiastical censure upon him, was denied the right to celebrate Mass when he visited Rome with a......

Fewer Murders In Italy

The fact that law and order and respect for human life are on the increase in Italy is shown by the announcement that last year murders had dropped to 339. In 1947 there were......

Abbess Saved Her Town

The Abbess of the Benedictine Abbey of St. Walburga in Eichstadt, Bavaria, Mother Domina Benedicta, who had died at the age of 76, saved her town—and her abbey—at the end of the......

Windsors Visit Archbishop

MEXICO C [TY. The Duke and Duchess of Windsor paid a visit to Archbishop Luis Martinez, of Mexico City, on March 7. After presenting them with two albums on the metropolitan......

Polish Reds' New Paper For Priests

A COMMUNIST-SPONSORED paper for the clergy, which all must receive whether they want it or not, is the latest move by the Polish Government in its campaign to destroy the......

Fourth Class

Teachers of religion have been placed in the fourth class—one from the lowest—in the priority list for ration cards in the Russian zone of Germany. Other teachers are in the......

Three More Missionaries Murdered

THREE more missionaries have been murdered. Fr. Manuel Munoz, assistant manager of the Dominican sugar plantation in the Central Laguna province in the Philippines, was shot......

Hollywood's Own Fault

By GRACE CONWAY, "Catholic Herald" Film Correspondent It is a phenomenon of the film industry that the public have been educated and encouraged by film and fan magazines to......

Leopold Entitled To Nation's Loyalty

—Cardinal Van Roey From a Special Correspondent Cardinal Van Roey, Primate of Belgium, preserved to the end his dignified but stern aloofness from the campaign waged in......