Page 1, 26th May 1950

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Bishop Leads Flood Rescue

ARCHBISHOP Cabana, Coadjutor of St. Boniface, has been out in overalls leading seminary students in piling up sandbags against the floods caused by the overflowing Red River.......

Prayer Against River Flooding

While flood-workers were still hard at work in Winnipeg and towns along the Red River, a procession of clergy and laity went in procession to the River Po at Rovigno for the......

Archbishop Mcdon Aid Dies At 79 Mgr. Andrew Joseph Mcdonald,

O.S.B., Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, died on Monday — as the Angelus was ringing at midday — in St. Raphael's Hospital, Edinburgh. He was 79. The archbishop had a......

100,000 Call For Vatican Envoy

A resolution is being discussed by the 100,000-strong Knights of Columbus of Canada to press for the appointment of a Canadian envoy to the Holy See. " Most right-thinking......

Banned Priest Wants Bishops By Election

A CAMPAIGN, run by an excommunicated priest in Rumania, for the election of Bishops is the latest Communist tactic to be used against the Church. Fr. Andrew Agotha whose......

15 Children Drowned In Procession

FIFTEEN children taking part in a procession were drowned on Sunday in the Garzone Canal near the village of Boschochiaro, in the province of Venice, when a bridge collapsed......

Priest Hanged By Reds.

The Generalate of the Friars Minor -Conventuals in Rome, has received news that a young Chinese priest, Fr. Francis Lou, O.F.M.C., was captured by a band of Chinese Communists,......

Twin Priests Of Chattanooga

Two newly-ordained priests who are identical twins will offer their first Solemn Masses in June in St. Peter and Paul's Church, Chattanooga, North Carolina. They are Fr. Patrick......

Bishop From Hindu Family

Three Archbishops, ten other members of the Catholic Hierarchy and 15,000 Catholics, Hindus and others were present at the consecration of the new Bishop of Coimbatore. India.......

Lourdes Pilgrim Died As Ship Docked

Mrs. Margaret Brosnan, of Paddington, one of the four hundred people who went on the National Pilgrimage to Lourdes, died just as their ship reached Folkestone harbour on......

Death Camp Inmates At Mass

Hundreds of former inmates of the Buchenwald, Mauthausen and Dachau concentration camps attended a Mass celebrated in the Invalides Church, Paris, on the fifth anniversary of......

Tornado By-passed The Churches

BY A STAFF REPORTER THE freak tornado which on Sunday blew up in the Chiltern Hills and tore through a narrow corridor of land in three Southern counties, by-passed Catholic......

Anti-red Bill Is Defensive

Cardinal Gilroy The Australian Government's Bill to dissolve the Communist Party in Australia is a defensive measure, said Cardinal Gilroy, Archbishop of Sydney, last week-end.......

Fr. Jachym Becomes Archbishop

THE Feast of St. Celestine V, who became Pope only after pleadings and pressure from the Cardinals, and abdicated five months later, was chosen for the consecration in Rome of......

Pilgrims Spellbound By 8-hour Performance

THE 700 members of the cast of Oberammergau's historic Passion Play assisted together at High Mass in their parish church on the Feast of Our Lord's Ascension before going on to......

Holy Father Sees End Of Communism

RETURNING from Rome, President O'Kelly said in an interview with the British United Press in Paris that the Pope expressed to him his conviction that Communism would be overcome......

Two Catholic Candidates Adopted

Two Catholics were this week adopted as Parliamentary candidates for the next General Election. Mr. Charles Curran. an old Stonyhurst boy, was adopted as Conservative candidate......

Reds Appoint New Vicar General '

The Czech Communist Government has appointed Fr. Josef Buchta, once a partisan fighter with the Red Army, to be Vicar General of the diocese of Budejovice, in Southern Bohemia,......

Tito Persecution Worse Than Ever

In a world absorbedly watching the struggle between Tito and the Cominform, the Italian Jesuit review Civilta Catiolica declares, " it is important for CatholicS not to be......