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Fifth Royal Visit To The Vatican

Seminary students cheer Princess Elizabeth PRINCESS Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh spent more than an hour and a half in the Vatican when on Friday morning the Holy Father......

Visit A Renewed Sign Of Friendship

THE five Royal visits to the Vatican—some of them at a time when a number of European Governments were far from bein g well disposed towards the Church —have symbolised the......

New Minister To Rumania

The new British Minister to Rumania, Mr. W. J. Sullivan, is a Catholic. He succeeds Mr. Walter St. Clair Howland Roberts, who was recently appointed British Minister to the Holy......

Bishop Appointed By Pius X Dies

Mgr. Giovanni Rosi, 78-year-old Bishop of Montefiascone, one of the few remaining Bishops appointed by Pope Pius X, who is to be beatified on June 3, died last week. 14e was......

Electing New President In Austria

The Austrian people on May 6 will elect a new Federal President to succeed Dr. Karl Renner. who died last New Year's Eve. Only two candidates appear to be in the running, Dr.......

Two Poles Get Life Sentences

The trial of four leading members of the Polish Christian Labour Party which started on March 28, has ended with heavy sentences for all four. Joseph Kwasiborski, deputychairman......

General Thanked By Archbishop Of Tokyo

The Archbishop of Tokyo, Mgr.ene Doi, stated on the eve of Gene ral MacArthur's departure : "I am voicing the feelings of every Japanese Catholic heart when I thank General......

Move For Peace'

THE Osservatore Romano said last weekend that the dismissal of General MacArthur is a move towards peace and should ease the situation in the Far East. " President Truman's......

Fewer Irish Priests For England

THE Bishop of Southwark states in a pastoral letter, read on Sunday, that the supply of priests from Ireland — upon whom a number of dioceses in this country lar gely depend—"......

Let Us Stay In Jail Plead Nuns

T WO Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, sentenced by a Chinese People's Court to mitigated prison terms and expulsion, asked to be allowed to remain in China, even though it be in......

China Reds Imprison Archbishop

THE Archbishop of Kai fen g , China. 39-y ear-old M g r. Gaetano Pollio, an Italian, has been arrested and imprisoned by the Communists. Three Italian missionary priests have......

Eight Rumanian

priests arrested Eight Catholic priests were arrested in Rumania on March 10, accordin g to information reaching the U.S. National Catholic Welfare Conference in Washington this......

Reds Press Bishops To Sign 'peace Pact'

WHE official Hun g arian Corn' munist newspaper Szabad Nep is now demandin g that Archbishop Grosz and the Bishops of Hun g ary shall si g n the Pact of Peace—the successor to......