Page 1, 18th January 1952

18th January 1952
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Controversy Rocks

'CHRISTIAN ACTION' Deeper approaches to unity are needed From a Special Correspondent CONTROVERSIES on political and theological questions in which its best known public leader,......

Died In 1925, Nun To Be Beatified Next June

ONLY 27 years after her death, Mother Raphaela Mary, foundress of the Handmaids of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, is to be beatified in June. Mother Raphaela Mary died on the Feast......

The Pope Gives

second big gift for new village The Holy Father has given 25,000,000 lire more for the construction of houses for the homeless in the new village of St. Francis now rising......

Thousands Watch Enthronement On Television

NDR EDS of thousands of Americans sat by their television sets last week to watch the enthronement of Mgr. John Francis O'Hara as Archbishop of Philadelphia. More than 1,500......

Daily Petitions For Canonisation

Petitions for the reopening of the canonisation cause of Blessed Pius X Ire still reaching the Holy Father every day from all parts of the world. The latest petitions come from......

Ireland, Land Of Bachelors

IRELAND is rapidly becoming a nation of bachelors and spinsters and the Irish people will become extinct if they do not increase the marriage rate, says Fr. Jot% O'Brien, of the......

From A Penal Days Parish

Faith to be taught by post A FREE postal course designed to introduce the Faith to nonCatholics by means of simple leaflets has been started by Fr. Herbert Fincham, parish......

Attic Chapel

Recalling that West Orinstead had never lost the Faith, Fr. Fincham says; "There has been a priest here since about 1660, and we still have Mass in the secret attic chapel. " To......

1,648,988 Romans

Figures published last week show that Rome now has a population of 1,648,988, an increase of 40 per cent. over the 1936 census figures.......

C. Goose Bay

SPECIAL FOR BRO. ANDRE A N Eskimo mission station amid the snow and ice of the Arctic anti 100 miles from your nearest neighbour, is no place in which to require a hospital......

Starvation Fails Seminarians Refuse To Accuse Priests For...

now, 49 Chinese seminarians in the Wuhu diocese have been held on a starvation diet in their seminary in an attempt to force them to accuse the foreign missionaries of the area,......

Pontifical Mass For Air Victims

Nine Catholics in Aer Lingus crash SOLEMN Pontifical Re q uiem Mass for the nine Catholic victims of the Aer !An g us plane crash on the mountainside of Moel Siabod,......

Candidate For Southport?

Councillor Gerard McQuade, Labour candidate for Bridlington at the last General Election, is on a list of four as possible prospective candidate for the Southport Parliamentary......

Jesuits Are Organising Underground'

FRESH accusations against the Church in Hungary are made in A Kerezat, the weekly magazine published by the Communist-run " Priests' Peace Movement " in Budapest. A copy of the......

The Holy Father Sees Cardinal Tedeschini

The Pope. received in audience on Tuesday last Cardinal Tedeschini, Datary of His Holiness, and Fr. Arcadio Larraona, Secretary of the Congregation of the Religious. It will be......

Bishop Collapses At Mass

Mgr. Edmund Gleeson, Redemptorist Bishop of Maitland, is in hospital, after suffering a heart attack while celebrating Mass. The Bishop, who is 82, collapsed at the altar. After......

General Mark Clark Declines

Truman backs out on Vatican envoy PRESIDENT Truman announced on Stusday that his nomination of General Mark Clark to be American Ambassador to the Holy See will not be submitted......

Christian Peace Conference

THE Mayor of Florence, Signor La Pira, has asked the local representatives of various countries, including Great Britain, to transmit to the men and women of culture in their......

Cardinal Goes Round World In 32 Days

CARDINAL Spellman will cons' plete a round-the-world journey in 32 days—crossing four continents and four oceans—when he lands at New York from a plane on Sunday evening, after......

Engi,isii Shrine Of Unity

HOW many Catholics in London, or visiting London, have prayed at the Shrine of St. Edward the Confessor—the one cast of an incorrupt body of an English saint resting in its ori......

'living Faith' Congress For Young Women

Large delegations from severa European countries and the Ames - Set have already announced that the will be present in Rome at Ease for the Congress of the World Fe( cration of......