Page 5, 25th August 1950

25th August 1950
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Hope Amidst The Misery

Oberammergau' draws and inspires all types FROMA SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT S CATTERED groups of Western Germany's nine million refugees, living in hutted colonies on the green......

3 Views On Adult Education

By a Staff Reporter To encourage Christian cooperation in the social field, a Catholic, an Anglican and a Methodist have been invited to speak on Adult Education and the W.E.A.......

Volunteers Build Chapel In Alps

A group of 60 young men friem the Paris area are spending their summer vacations building a chapel 5,000 ft. up in the French Alps near Chamonix. All specialists in some form of......

Osservatore' Condemns Assassination

The Osservatore Romano has declared that the assassination of the Belgian Communist leader, Julien Lahaut, is " a new example of uncivilised and useless crime." "The climate......

The Pope Talks To Deaf Mutes

During a general audience in St, Peter's Basilica, last week. the Pope addressed special words of welcome to 2.000 deaf-mutes from many countries on their Holy Year pilgrimage.......

New Yugoslav Bishop ?

A new Bishop of Pazin. Yugoslavia, was consecrated on July 25, according to reports circulating in Belgrade. If true. it is the first since the Communists seized power in......

Mass Refused To Riot Dead

Canon Cardjin, Belgian founder and chaplain of the Young Christian Workers (J.O.C.). alleged that socialists refused Christian burial to two victims of dernonstristions which......

100,000 Belgian Jocistes Ready For Congress

100.000 Belgian Jocistes, and thousands more from 50 other countries, are ready for the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Movement which start in Brussels on September 3. The......

Legion In Japan

London-born Agnes Orlebar has arrived in Tokyo as the official envoy of the Legion of Mary. She has spent several years in Legion activities in England and Australia. During her......

Biggest American Pilgrimage

America's largest pilgrimage of the Holy Year to date, is now in Rome. The group consists of 650 pilgrims, all from States in New England, led by Mgr. Cushing, Archbishop of......

Cardinal On Battle Of Britain

" Ten years ago we were placed under a very great debt," said Cardinal Griffin in a Battle of Britain Message to his clergy last week. Cardinal Griffin referred to the......

Family Of 5 For Missions

Attending an anniversary celebration of the Lay Missionary Society in Bilbao, Spain, an entire family offered to go as missionaries to whatever place in the world would be......

Polish Priests Confer In London

During the short stay of Polish Bishop J. Gawlina in Great Britain, a conference of Polish clergy mas organised in London last week. Eighty-eight priests from England and Wales......

Archbishop Of Lagos Honoured

To celebrate the appointment of Mgr. Taylor as first Archbishop of Lagos and of the raising of the Vicariate of Lagos to an Archdiocese, a garden party was held recently in the......

Scouts In Papal Audience

THE 1,336 English Boy Scouts now in Rome were amongst the audience of 38,000 Holy Year pilgrims from 16 countries received in audience by the Pope in St. Peter's on August 16.......

18 Per Cent. More Tokyo Catholics

The Archdiocese of Tokyo now has 14,670 Catholics as compared with 12,441 last year, an increase of 18 per cent. Adult converts numbered 2.019 including 21 from Protestantism......

141 Women Study Theology

Of the 3,900 students of Catholic theology in the colleges, universities and seminaries in Germany, 141 are women. They will devok themselves to catechetical and general......

Protestant Editor Defends Church And Hungary's Primate

C ARDINAL Mindszenty and the Catholic Church in ed C ARDINAL Mindszenty and the Catholic Church in ed general in Hungary are vigorously defend by a Hungarian Protestant editor......

Wanted : Films For 7 12-year Olds

INTERNATIONAL INTEREST AT VENICE CONFERENCE By a Staff Reporter OST of the countries this side of the Iron Curtain are now seriously concerned with the matter of children's......

5,000 Attend Polish Day Celebration

In pouring rain a crowd of more than 5,000 people gathered to celebrate Polish National Day at Hednesford on Sunday. The religious celebration, consisting of Benediction with an......

Four Priests For 30,000 Catholics

Missions in Ruanda and Urrandi in the Belgian Congo with as many as 30,000 to 35,000 Catholics and only four priests to Serve them are described by Fr. Fournier of the White......

Papal Honour For N.z. Bishop

The Pope has conferred the dignity of Assistant at the Pontifical Throne, with the title of Count of the Apostolic Palace, on Mgr. Liston Bishop of Auckland.......

Radio Appeal

The Oxford Committee for Famine Relief will be the subject of next Sunday's " Week's Good Cause" radio appeal. It is estimated that there are still 25,000,000 refugees in the......