Page 5, 24th March 1950

24th March 1950
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Football, Athletics, Tennis

ROMANS SEND CHALLENGE From L. G. Walmsley, Our Holy Year Correspondent Current main ambition of Catholic Action's Centre of Italian Sport is to find some British football team......

Italy Has Wave Of Violence

AS PRELUDE TO RED STRIKES 1 - FRR AR A. Luigi Ansaloni, a 30 year-old agricultural labourer, who lives with his wife and child at Pieve di Cento, in the Emilian Plain, is on the......

' Easter Of The Great Pardon'

'the Central Committee for Holy Year in Rome has addressed a special appeal to all the Bishops in the world suggesting that the special significance of this coming Easter be......

Play At The Vatican

The Pope may attend The last two acts of Paul Claudel's Annunciation to Mary are to be given at the end of April in the Hall of Beatifications, and it is expected that the Holy......

Earned Retirement

WASHINGTON. After 25 years of service 75-yearold Representatiae Mary Norton, well-known U.S. Catholic women's leader, will retire at the end of this session of Congress.......

Hierarchy Now Back Wage Rise

The French Cardinals, Archbishops and Bishops have decided to back the trade union stand for higher wages in the present series of strikes that are slowing production in some of......

Stromboli '

takes 1st prize But in its original version THE Italian Premier, Signor de Gasperi, last week presented the Roman Prize for the best Italian film of the year to the producers of......

Quebec Bishops Back Unions

Full support for trade unions, welfare legislation, profit-sharing in industry, and cooperative organisations was contained in a pastoral letter read in Quebec's churches on......

Cardinal Faulhaber

Still active at 81 Cardinal Faulhaber. Archbishop of Munich, has just celebrated his 81st birthday in the best of health. He continues to perform his duties as actively as many......

Manager Leads 1,000 Workers On Pilgrimage

Outstanding among the many pilgrimages now arriving in Rome every day is one of about 1,000 workers from the great woollen factory at Salo. The leader is the general manager of......

The Pope's Family Owns No Land

One of the Red dailies of Rome, reporting the occupation by force of land by peasants in the province of Rieti. suggested that the area included land owned by the Pacelli......

Famine In China

Background to the speech made by U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson on Asia's problems last week is the worst famine in China for 72 years. Both flood and drought have......

Concert By The Sistine Choir

Mgr. Lorenzo Perosi, who has been the Vatican's director of music for over half a century, will give a special concert with the Sistine Choir at the International Congress of......

Martyr's Memorial

The Bishop and Prefects Apostolic of South Korea have decided to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the beatification of the 79 martyrs of Korea with a large monument on the......