Page 1, 17th November 1950

17th November 1950
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Special Requiem Mass

A SPECIAL Requiem Mass " for the victims was sung on Wednesday in St. Peter's by Mgr. Leger. Archbishop of Montreal, in the presence of many Cardinals and Bishops and of the......

Mass Saved Bishops From Crash

But 51 pilgrims died when plane hit Alps FIRST news of the Canadian air liner disaster, in which 51 Canadian Holy Year Pilgrims lost their lives last Monday on a snow-covered......

Congress Helpers Thanked

T HE following statement was issued from the Bishop's meeting at Archbishop's House on Wednesday. "The Hierarchy wishes to express its gratitude to all those who helped in any......

A Nun Was The Last Beata Of Holy Year

THE final beatification cere mony of the Holy Year — that of the celebrated FrenchCanadian missionary nun, Mother Margaret Bourgeoys—took place last Sunday at St. Peter's in......

Story Behind .` Peace ' Fiasco

By DOUGLAS HYDE T HE events which led up to the switching of the so called Second World Peace Congress from Sheffield to Warsaw were a victory for the Government and a defeat......

European Unity Not Political

THE unity of Europe and of the world is not merely a political problem, to be solved by wars or so-called peace conferences, said the Rector of the Catholic University of......

Vatican Brigade's First Fire For Five Years

The Vatican fire brigade went into action for the first time in five years last week, to deal with a fire which broke out in a car in St. Peter's Square. The car was destroyed......

Grotto To Be Opened Shortly

The Vatican Diplomatic or visited the underground Basilica and grottoes of St. Peter's for the first time on Wednesday. Mgr. Montini, Under-Secretary for State. acted as guide......

Petition Of 1786 Is Exhibited

Isabella of Spain wanted dogma A N exhibition opened last week at the Pontifical University of St. Anthony displays the thousands of written petitions from Bishops and people......

Midnight Mass

This year Midnight Mass will be broadcast from the Church of Our Lady and St. Joseph. Carlisle. It will be celebrated by Canon Richard Smith and can be heard on the Light......

Holy Father

receives Papal Bull THE Papal Bull of the proclamation of the Assumption dogma—contained in an illuminated cover of blue leather with the arms of the Holy Father—was presented......

Consistory For December 11 ?

Agency reports from Rome .0ggest that the Pope will probably call a Secret Consistory for December I1 to name the Cardinals Legate to seal the Holy Doors of Rome's great......