Page 5, 23rd January 1948

23rd January 1948
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The Battle To-day Is For The Human Person

—SAYS ARCHBISHOP GODFREY BY A STAFF REPORTER "We have heard during these hateful years, many times of the battle of Britain, the battle of France, the battle of the bulge, but......

Liberty In Czechoslovakia To-day Only For Communists

We publish below extracts from Slovak papers telling of police methods as brutal as any Nazi outrages, and a secret Communist directive for a purge of Slovak schools. The two......

Abbey Burial For Late King Of Italy

PARIS. The body of King Victor Emmanuel of Italy, who. died in Alexandria, will probably be laid in the crypt of the Abbey of Hautecombe. on the banks of Lake Bourget in the......

72 Ivory Miniatures For The Pope

VATICAN CITY A very rare collection of 72 miniature ivory statues of religious subjects, carved by native artists of Ceylon during the 17th and 18th centuries, has been......

Confession Extracted By Torture

An article in the newspaper Cas (Time) of Bratislava, on Dec. 20, 1947, states that Deputy Blasko, before a crowded House said : " The other day I received a letter of such an......

The Iron Curtain Over

THE CROSS IN KOREA By FR. GEORGE CARROLL, M.M. Three soldiers, armed with hammers. were sent up on the roof, to knock down the cross. The soldiers took turns pounding away but......

Missionaries Win Goodwill

• • • Through International Choir By a Special Correspondent An international concert, unlike international conferences, in true harmony, was given during the past Christmas......

New Mill Hill Missionary Bishop

The Pope has raised the Prefecture of Basankusu, Belgian Congo, to the status of a Vicariate, and Mgr. G. Wantenaar has been appointed the first Bishop of the new Vicariate.......

B.b.c. Debate On Existence Of God

A broadcast item of unusual interest will take place on Wednesday of next week, January 28, in the Third programme at 9.45 p.m. when Mr. Bertrand Russell will discuss with Fr.......

Priests Get Cost Of Living Increase

The income paid by the Italian State to Italian parish priests and canons is to be increased by 40 per cent. to meet the increased cost of living, announces Mario Scelha, the......

Three English Poets

A new book has been published by the University of Fribourg on three English poets, Fr. Gerard Manley Hopkins, William Butler Yeats. and Mr. T. S. Eliot. The hook, called Trois......