Page 1, 24th March 1950

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Five More Holy Year Saints

Fifth beatification MORE than 30,000 people, including seven Cardinals, attended the beatification in St. Peter's on Sunday of the Ven. Paolo Elisabetta Cerioli, an Italian......

Break-up Of Homes Leads To Violence

By ANDREW BOYLE A LONDON East End priest and a woman magistrate have singled out two forgotten factors in the current wave of violent crimes committed by Britain's so-called......

Bishops Want Evening Mass

The Bishop of Mainz, Mgr. Stohr, and the Bishop of Aachen, Mgr. Vandervelde, in pastoral letters have both advocated Mass in the evening as a permanent daily institution. They......

Child Started Fire In Church —then Prayed

A DDRESSING two girls, aged nine and ten,. at the Bootle Juvenile Court on Tuesday, Mr. G. A. Rogers (chairman), said: " You both admit doing a lot of damage in church at......

Freemasonry Banned

Warning by the Pope's theologian A new warning against Freemasonry is given by the Pope's personal theologian, Fr. Mariano Cordovani, 0.P., in an article published last week in......

1,200 Scouts Will Go To Rome

Forty priests, more than 200 scoutmasters and rovers and nearly 1,000 boys will leave London on August 4 on the Scout Pilgrimage to Rome. No further applications can be......

Australian Purge

SYDNEY. The Australian Government will shortly introduce the most drastic legislation in the country's history, aimed at freeing Australia from Communist influence, according to......

Holy Week And Easter

THE magnificent liturgy of Holy Week and Easter Sunday will be analysed and explained in our next two issues by Fr. Clifford Howell, S.J.......

Cominform Plans Anti-hoey Year Congress

From a Special Correspondent One of its main purposes will be to stimulate a huge wave of strikes among seamen. dockers and other waterfront workers throughout the West. The......

Czech Priest Charged With Murder

In the trial of 14 alleged terrorists and spies in Hodonin, Southern Moravia, a priest, Fr. Porizek has been held to be responsible for alleged crimes against the regime by his......

Bribes Against The Bishops

PRAGUE. Josef Plihal, the Czech Deputy Minister for Church Affairs, handed a cheque for 5,000,000 crowns (about £35,000) to a Government representative said to be acting on......

Bill Passed

The Polish Government has now adopted its Bill to seize all Church estates other than those of parish priests.......

Second Maria Goretii ?

Girl chose death after seeing film The film Heaven in the Marshes. depicting the martyrdom of Blessed Margaret Goretti, who is to be canonised this year as a martyr for purity,......

Danes Throw Out The Reds

In the Danish county council elections last week the Communists lost their only seat. In the town council elections they lost 50 of their 74 seats. The Social Democrats headed......

No Cheers In St. Peter's

Request for Passion Sunday ceremony The thousands of people who will join the Holy Father at the special Passion Sunday ceremony in St. Peter's have been asked not to cheer when......

Reds Commit Their Worst Sacrilege

Excommunicated priest broadcasts Mass By DOUGLAS HYDE WHEN Czech Catholics switched on their radios on Sunday they thrilled to the sound of a broadcast High Mass. Perhaps, after......

Bishop Dies At 90

Mgr. Prudenzio Contardo, titular Bishop of Cabasa, died last week at Valparaiso, Chile, aged 90.......

Prince In Audience

Prince Rainer of Monaco, who succeeded his father last year, was received by the Pope on Saturday in a half-hour private audience.......