Page 1, 20th March 1959

20th March 1959
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The Pope:

EASTER BLESSING ON TV T HIS Sunday, Palm Sunday, the Pope will preside at the Blessing of Palms and High Mass at St. Paul's-outside-theWalls. On Maundy Thursday he will preside......

Cardinal Stepinac Ill Again

The health of Cardinal Stepinac, Archbishop of Zagreb, who is living in banishment in his hirthplace of Krasic, Yugoslavia, has deteriorated, state reports from Catholic circles......

Entertainment: Papal Call To Action

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In A Motu Proprio, Boni Pastoris, Issued Last Week, The

Pope has made the Pontifical ' Commission for the Cinema, Radio and Television, created by Pope Pius XII on an experimental basis in 1948, a permanent body. The Pope's letter......

The Sick At St. Peter's

SOME 4,000 sick people, 600 of them on stretchers, were due to join the Holy Father in St. Peter's yesterday. Thursday, the Feast of St. Joseph, to pray for the success of the......

`peace Priests' Rule Dioceses

T ODAY the bishops of Hungary are only nominally the rulers of their diocese. Their functions are carried out by Vicars appointed by the Communist regime who, without exception,......

` Not Immoral To Keep The H-bomb ' "i Cannot Believe That

the H bomb could bomb could ever be used by this country, being a small island, unless we intended to commit mass suicide,' declared Bishop Dwyer of Leeds last week. The Bishop,......

St. Pius X For Venice

By State Train. on April 10 T HE promise made by St. Pius X when, as Patriarch, he left Venice for Rome and the Consistory at which he was to become Pope, is to be fulfilled. He......

Protest To Parliament

Rhodesia Bill A RCHBISHOP MARKALL, S.U., of Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, is one of the signatories to a protest made by Christian leaders, including Anglicans and......

Franciscans Are 750 Years Old

FR. AGOSTINO, Minister Gen eral of the Franciscan Order, will renew his vows of poverty, chastity and obedience to the Pope on April 16, the 750th anniversary of the founding of......

They Knew St. Peter ..

Early Christian writings found CODED inscriptions written as early as the first half of the second century A.D. — when the fathers of people then living could have remembered......

A ' Cocteau ' Chapel In London J Ean Cocteau, The...

poet, critic, producer and designer for stage and screen, may paint a , chapel interior in the Church of Notre Dame de France, just off Leicester Square, London. M. Cocteau,......