Page 1, 1st June 1951

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English Catholics Gain Ground

4-year survey shows strength of Christian bodies THE Catholic Church in England and Wales—in strik ing contrast to the Established and Free Churches— is more than maintaining......

Russia Won't Be Converted This Way

MGR. Fulton Sheen, newly ap pointed Auxiliary to Cardinal Spellman, Archbishop of New York, has warned the West against the danger of attempting to "convert" the Russians by......

Six New Bishops Appointed

The Holy Father confirmed the canonisation of five new saints and announced the appointment of six new Bishops at a semi-public Consistory on Monday. The five beati, who are to......

Adenauer To Visit Rome

Dr. Adenauei. the West German Chancellor, is to pay an official three-day visit to Rome next week on the invitation of the Italian Government, it is announced in Bonn. He hopes......

Votes Show Italian Reds

shit strong By DOUGLAS HYDE THE number of people pre pared to vote for Communist candidates in Italy has gone up rather than down. This appears to be the lesson of the first......

'next Week's Special Number I

NEXT week's issue of the "Catholic Herald " will be a special 8-page souvenir number with many pictures of the life and beatification of Pope Pius X. It will be one which you......

Printers' Night Mass In Rome

A "printers' Mass " for those who work on morning newspapers, and other night workers is now being celebrated regularly in Rome. The Pope has granted permission for a midnight......

37 Annulments Only 37 Out Of 151 Requests From Catholics

for annulments of marriage were granted during 1950, according to Acta A postolicae Sedis. Of the 151 cases dealt with by the Sacred Roman Rota, 50 were represented without......

China Reds Attack Envoy

THE Chinese Communists have accused Mgr. Anthony Riberi, the Apostolic InterNuncio in Nanking, of attempting to block the Communist-sponsored movement to sever Chinese Catholics......

Pakenham Is First Lord Of Admiralty

LORD Pakenham's appointment last week as new First Lord of the Admiralty, in succession to 69-year-old Lord Hall, who resigned owing to ill-health, has brought promotion to the......

Catholic M.p. In Titoland

By ANDREW BOY LL M R. R. J. Mellish, Labour M.P. for Bermondsey, and one of the two Catholic members of the allparty Parliamentary delegation of twelve which has just returned......

Beatification Date

The beatification of Mother Theresa Couderc, foundress of the Cenacle, which was postponed owing to the forthcoming French General Election has, it is learnt in Paris, been......

Bells Will For Pius X

Thousands gather for beatification A T least 23 Cardinals, some 300 Archbishops and Bishops and tens of thousands of pilgrims from many parts of the world will be present in St.......

Dutch Cardinal's Coadjutor

Professor Alfrink, scripture professor at Nijmegen University, has been appointed coadjutor, with right of succession to Cardinal de Jong. Archbishop of Utretcht, Holland.......

Catholics In Pit Explosion

Eleven Catholics were thought on Wednesday to be among the 67 men trapped in the Easington Pit, County Durham, by the underground explosion which occurred early on Tuesday......

Mgr. Beran Moved—he Was Too Popular

BECAUSE hundreds of pool*, learning where he was confined, crowded outside for his blessing, Archbishop Beran of Prague has been moved to a new place of detention. This time,......

Appeal For Release Of Cardinal

The recent release of Mr. Robert Vogeler by the Hungarian Communist Government has brought a plea from U.S. Congressman, Jacob Javits, for renewed efforts to obtain the release......

Pilgrims Visit French Shrines —for Peace

Twenty-three Catholic women from Britain witnessed the exposition of Our Lady's Veil, an event which only occurs once in 25 years, when they visited Chartres Cathedral during......