Page 5, 17th March 1950

17th March 1950
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'insult To The Pope'

Bavarian Btshops' school protest MUNICH. . The Bavarian Hierarchy consider the recent criticism of the new school law of Bavaria by Mr. Charles D. Winning, American public......

Three Moralists Give Warning On H-bomb

Use could be justified only if aimed at supreme target WASHINGTON. IF the H - bomb is as hugely destructive as most scientists think it 4 will be. it will be against God's law......

Nuns Scare Burglars

Brandishing frying pans and smoothing irons, nuns in charge of an orphanage at Gerignola, South Italy, took three burglars unawares. Scared by the " menacing cries" of their......

No Rifle Range At Valle Crucis

The Valle Crucis Abbey ruins at Llangollen have been saved by the " uncompromising action " of the Wrexham Rural Council on a War Office proposal to have a rifle range in the......

Higher Allowances For Clergy

A Christian.Democrat member of the Italian Parliament has proposed that the allowances paid to the clergy by the Government be increased to 50 times that established in 1929, to......

Fr. Lombardi Flies To Germany

Fr. Ricardo Lombardi. S.J.. having completed his Crusade of Goodness in Naples. has flown to Germany to preach the Crusade in Frankfurt and other cities......

New Home For Dead-end Kids

Mgr. Giovanni Montini, assistant Papal Secretary of State, the Mayor of Rome and the President of Italian Catholic Action, were among those who attended a touching ceremony in......

Israel's 50,000 Christians

There are 50.000 Christians, 23,000 of whom are Catholics, living in the State of Israel according to reports reaching Cairo from Tel Aviv. There were only 32,000 Christians in......

Radio Priest Has 2,300 Converts

Actors' confessor Spain's Radio Priest, Fr. Venancio Marcos, 0.M.I., has received his 2.300th convert since he began a weekly broadcast in 1944. His talks have brought him about......

All Holy Land Is Open To Pilgrims

To Bethlehem by Burma Road' RADIO PRIEST The Holy Land from the Israeli-held New City of Jerusalem to Jordan-held Old Testament Jericho, may now be visited by Holy Year pilgrims......

Red Insult To The Pope

The Italian Chamber of Deputies by 254 votes to 132 has withdrawn parliamentary immunity from a Communist member, Laura Diaz, so that she shall appear in court to answer a......

New Prefecture Equator

A new Prefecture Apostolic of the Galapagos Islands -also known as the Archipelago of Columbus—has been created by the Holy See. The islands straddle the Equator some 500 miles......

Another Polish Envoy Resigns

Yet another official of the Polish foreign service in Canada has joined the ranks of those who resigned rather than return home. He is Tadeusz Wiewiorewski. commercial attache......

Papal Mission Opens A Co-op Soap Factory

The Pontifical Mission for Palestine has opened a co-operative soap factory at St, Joseph's ('amp. near Beirut. The refugees recently built a chapel, school and clinic and......

Catholic Is Japan's New Chief Justice

Studied in England TOKYO. Japan's leading Catholic layman, 59 year old Dr. Kotaro Tanaka, has been appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Japan, an office held to be......

Cardinal In Favour Of Wage Rise

Cardinal Lienart, Bishop of Lille, and other members of the French Hierarchy have followed the lead of Mgr. Feltin, Archbishop of Paris, in reminding Catholics of their duties......

White Father Bishop

A Belgian White Father, Fr. Marcel Daubeshies, has been nominated as titular Bishop of Regia and Vicar Apostolic of Bangwelo, Northern Rhodesia. A year ago Fr. Daubeshies, who......

Crime Prevention Prize For Jesuit

Fr. James Leitrim, S.J., classics master at St. Michael's College, Leeds, won the first prize in the competition in connection with the Leeds Crime Prevention Exhibition. The......

Nun Exhumed

The remains of Mother Margarita Maria Maturana, founder of the Missionary Sisters of Mercy, have been exhumed at the monastery of Berriz, Spain, as a preliminary step in her......

R.a.f. Catholics Build Church In Desert

Wartime altar goes to El Adem IN the famous wartime desert air station of El Adem, used in turn by the Italians, Germans and the Royal Air Force, the officers and men of the......

Mass In Rome For King Alfonso

The former royal family of Spain, members of which are in Rome on a Holy Year pilgrimage, attended a Requiem Mass for King Alfonso last week, Present were Don Juan, Pretender to......

New Hostel For 1,000 Pilgrims

The largest pilgrim's hostel yet built in Rome — it accommodates 1.000 persons--was opened on Sunday by Cardinal Micara. Named after St. Christopher. it has six separate wings.......

Cardinal Spellman In Rail Mishap

Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York, was shaken whdri a train on which he was travelling across Northern Italy last week hit a wagon on the line and was damaged. There......

Russia's E.r.p.

The Russian vessel Kamenets Podolsk which recently arrived at Genoa from the Black Sea port of Podi. brought a cargo of 6,000 tons of manganese and also 100 cases of handbills......

Easter Blessing

The Holy Father will celebrate Solemn Pontifical Mass in St. Peter's on Easter Sunday and afterwards give the blessing Urbi et Orbi from the balcony overlooking the Square.......

Factory Pilgrims

1.arge groups from factories and workshops in Milan. Padua and Genoa will be among the workers' Holy Year pilgrimages going to Rome Shia monds.......

16th Child To Be Beatified

Nun founded men's institute THE Vets. Paula Elizabeth Cerioli, foundress of the Sisters of the Holy Family, who is to be beatified on Sunday, was the 16th child of a noble......