Page 1, 22nd July 1949

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Text Of The Decree Of The Holy Office

The full text, in the official English translation, of the answers to the Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office regarding Communism and the excommunication of Communists and......

Decree Does Not Affect All Reds

VATICAN CITY. Contrary to assertions of the leftish press and other opponents of the Church, the decree on excommunicating communists, while forceful and strict, does not work......

Iron Curtain Blocked The News

News of the excommunication of Catholic Communists filtered slowly through the " Iron Curtain " last week. It was 48 hours before the Czech people heard of it—and then only......

Excommunication: What It Means

By "The Catholic Herald" Canonist The excommunication which is mentioned in the answers of the Holy Office, published on July 13, 1949, is that of Canon 2314 of the Code of......

Protestant " World Council " Backs The Pope's Palestine Plan

By ANDREW BOYLE As a result of its week-long discussions at Chichester, the World Council of Churches has defined its attitude to several problems of deep international......

Slovene Priest To Be Shot

A Catholic priest, the Rev. Josef Kragelj, has been condemned to death by a Yugoslav tribunal, according to a dispatch received in Rome from Belgrade. Fr. Kragelj was sentenced......

Actu Only For Trade Unionists

From Our Own Correspondent The annual meeting of the Hehxam and Newcastle Diocesan Association of Catholic Trade Unionists is to take place in St. Mary's Hall, Sunderland, on......

To See Spain For Himself

Mr. Bernard Sullivan, ViceChairman of the London County Council and Chairman of Westminster Diocesan ACTU, is to. visit Spain at the invitation of the Spanish Syndicats (Trade......

Requiem For Mgr. Hughes

A Solemn Requiem Mass for the late Archbishop Hughes, Apostolic Internuncio for Egypt, who died last week, was said yesterday (Thursday) at Brampton Oratory in the presence of......

Prague Vatican Envoy In Rome

Mgr. Gennaro Verolino, the Holy See's diplomatic representative in Prague, returned to Rome by train on Tuesday last and immediately went into conference with Vatican officials......

Tito Forming Red Clergy

The Yugoslav Government is trying to organise a Communist movement among Catholic priests, according to three Yugoslav priests who have arrived as refugees in Trieste. Young......

The Statement

The full text of the statement issued by the Czech Catholic clergy and read on Sunday morning last: " It has been announced to the public recently that a great part of the......

Clash Over Funeral For Communist

FOQGIA, 1TALY. The first clash between Communists and Catholics in Italy said to have arisen out of the decree of the Holy Office excommunicating Communists was reported by the......

Church Threatened

BY A STAFF REPORTER The Czech clergy have defiantly rejected the Government's blandishments, demands and threats that they desert Archbishop Beran; and the Government has......

The Decree Explained

The first of the foilr questions submitted to the Holy Office asks if it is licit to join the Communist party or to favour this organization. The Holy Office answers that such......