Page 5, 20th April 1951

20th April 1951
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Monks Are Tourists In Israel

BECAUSE of restrictions im posed by regulations of the Israeli government in the granting of permits to foreigners to remain in the country, Catholic parishes and religious......

`durham's Closed Shop Spreads Class War'

A Catholic views national issue Each side in County Durham's "closed shop" controversy claims to be fighting for a principle. Yet local Catholics, including well-known......

Mockery' To Back China

THE action of those Powers who have recognised Com munist China is a " mockery," says a report of the Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith. The Sacred......

Civic Committees Act In Italian Elections

ITALIAN Catholic Action's "Civic Committees," which proved such a powerful force in the defeat of Communism in the general election of 1948 are again coming into action. This......

Archbishop-bishop

On completing 30 years as Bishop of Brooklyn. Mgr. Thomas Molloy has been granted by the Holy Father the personal title of Archbishop.......

Second St.

FRANCIS' BEATIFIED Valentino Boccuzzi, a 15-year-old boy who was seriously wounded by a bullet during the German retreat in 1944, was given a special place in St. Peter's for......

50,000 Men At

Sydney rally Cardinal Gilroy and every Australian Archbishop and Bishop will be in Sydney today (Friday) when 50,000 men attend a religious rally at the Showgrounds in the......

`osservatore' Favours Schuman Plan

A MEASURE of Vatican sympathy and support for the controversial Schuman Plan has been reflected in the pages of the semi-official newspaper Osservatore Romano. Not only the......

Alsace Redemptorist Bishop Dies

Mgr. Auguste Sieffert, formerly Bishop of La Paz, Bolivia. died last week in the Redemptorist house at Freiburg. Switzerland. He was 78. Mgr. Sieffert was born in Irmstett,......

Britain Pressing For Nuns' Release

The British Chargé d'Affaires in Peking has advised the Canadian Government that he will lose no opportunity to seek the release of the five Canadian nuns imprisoned in China,......

Exiled Trade Unionists Unite

A POLISH Federation of Christian Trade Unions which will co-operate with the International Federation of Christian Trade Unions in Utrecht, Holland, is to be formed following a......

Jesuit And Buddhists Cooperate

COOPERATION between Cath olics and Buddhists in the defence of spiritual values, religion and ethics against materialism, as the common enemy is possible and feasible. according......

Two Schools Shut Down As Protest

THE two Catholic schools in the • predominantly Catholic town of Maillardville, British Colombia, have closed their doors and presented 840 children to the Public School Board......

Conversions Increase

in Formosa CONVERSIONS to the Church are increasing on the beautiful island of Formosa, the last stronghold of Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist Government. " For the present." says......

Lay Apostles' Own Congress

Meeting in Rome in October F ROM all over the world, leaders of the lay apostolate will gather in Rome in the second week in October for a world congress to discuss the problems......

Priest Was Presidential Candidate

F R. James Cox, " pastor of the poor." who has died in Pittsburgh at the age of 65. was nominated for the Presidency of the United States in 1932 after leading 20,000 unemployed......