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14,000 French No Priest

diocese a year lost' P ARALLEL with the startling news that France has " lost " 16,000 priests since the turn of the century (Catholic Herald, May 25) comes the equally......

Holy Father Talks Dutch To 60,000

From Our Own Correspondent SPEAKING in Dutch, the Pope last week-end addressed over the radio a great crowd of 60,000 Catholic Workers gathered in the Rotterdam Sports Stadium......

Ex-pow Priest Runs Paper For German 'exiles'

While he was a prisoner-of-war in Alsace, Fr. Knetsch. a German chaplain, started a Catholic paper for his fellow prisoners. After the war he continued to work among the......

Austrian Vote May Split Government

The election last Sunday of Dr. Theodor Korner, the Socialist candidate, as Austria's new President, may force a split in the Coalition Government and precipitate a new general......

Priest Hears Ship's S.o.s., Gives Alarm

Listening last week to his radio, Fr. James Cummins, of Wexford, heard an S.O.S. call from a ship in distress. It was the Glasgow collier, St. Conan, which had run aground near......

Church And State In' Poland

From a Special Correspondent NEW statement on ChurchState relations in Poland, signed by Bishop Chororrianski, secretary to the Polish Hierarchy. has been published in the......

Anti-partition League Bans Communists

A resolution banning Communists from membership of the antiPartition League of Ireland was passed last week-end at its annual conference in Sheffield. A statement issued by the......

Crusaders' Castles To Be Restored

The Department of Antiquities of the Syrian and Lebanese Governments have decided to give a portion of the State budget for the restoration of ancient Crusader castles and......

Catholic Daily

for New York The Sun Herald, the only daily newspaper in the United States edited and published by Catholics, is planning to move to New York. The paper was first published in......

Exhibition Now In Spain

The Mission Art Exhibition of the Holy Year which was visited by thousands during the period in which it was held in Rome, has been transferred to the Palacio de Cristal in......

Brazilian Bishop

Mgr. Adalberto Accioly Sobral, Archbishop of St. Luigi del Maragnano. Brazil. died last week. He was 64, and had been successively Bishop of Barra, Rio Grande, and of Pesqueira......

4 Giants

OF MEN AND MUSIC (WALT° : Certificate U) Director : Irving Reis HOLLYWOOD is always fear ful of putting classical music on to the screen. Walt Disney was the first who seriously......

1 60,000 Poles

uprooted by Moscow From a Special Correspondent TWO Catholic dioceses in Poland will be affected by a new change of frontier, decided by the Kremlin. On May 21 Moscow Radio......

Best Baby Home

"Best in Japan " was the descrip tion given by Shi geru ion, Japanese Minister of Labour, to the baby home run by the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary in Sapporo when he awarded......