Page 5, 26th May 1950

26th May 1950
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A Factory Flies On Pilgrimage

By MARION CURD One hundred and eight members of the staff of the Sunbeam Wolsley factory in Cork are spending a special week's leave on pilgrimage in Rome. They were given the......

Priest Wins Colour Bar Fight

The five-year fight of a persistent Brooklyn priest has caused the American Bowling Congress to erase from its books a 34-year-old rule restricting membership to " white males."......

Kieron Moore Turns Producer

By Our Filni Correspondent Kieron Moore, who has just finished a film in Italy—Turmoil, in which he co-stars with Michele Morgan—is to become an actor-producer. He will form a......

10,000 Babies Blessed

Approximately 10,000 bebits were blessed by Bishop John F. O'Hara, of Buffalo, last Sunday in St. Joseph's New Cathedral, Buffalo, U.S.A., in the annual ceremony conducted by......

75,000 Welcome Fatima Statue

The Statue of Our Lady of Fatima which has visited every important city in India during the past five months returned to Bombay with a tremendous reception. A motorcade of 400......

Fire City Rebuilds

Archbishop Courchesne has announced that the religious institutions which have been destroyed by fire in Rimouski. Quebec, will begin rebuilding immediately. This is a source of......

One Nun Dead 3 Missing In School Fire

The body of one nun has been recovered from the burned ruins of the fire which last week-end destroyed the greater part of the Normal School, in Hull, Quebec. Three other......

'q Wake Survivors Pray In Ruins

Survivors of the earthquake which on Sunday wrecked the ancient Inca capital of Cuzoo, Peru. went in procession through the ruins to the Cathedral on Monday night to pray for......

St. Teresa Canonisation Jubilee At Lisieux

1 he 25th anniversary of the canonisation of St. Teresa of the Child Jesus was celebrated with solemnity last week in the Carmel of Lisieux. Three Bishops attended the......

Martyr ' S Home The Home Of Blessed Margaret Clitheroe,...

medieval quarter of York known as the Shambles, is being threatened by the proposed civic development scheme. Protesting against the scheme. members of the Yorkshire......

New Prior

Dom Leo Smith, O.S.B. has resigned his office of prior of Buckfast Abbey and his been succeeded by Dom John Stephan, O.S.B., the historian of the abbey.......

Apostolic Delegate To Visit Cormvall

The Apostolic Delegate, Archbishop Godfrey. will preach during the annual pilgrimage on Sunday, June 25, to Launceston, Cornwall, in honour of Blessed Cuthbert Mayne.......

Good Duchess

TO BE CANONISED First English biography of a saint From a Special Correspondent ON Whit Sunday the Holy Father will canonise a crippled girl whose forced childmarriage to a......

Cuba Gives Only 4 New Priests In A Year

Cuba. the first country in the Americas to receive the Faith, is suffering from a grave shortage of priests. Only four priests were ordained last year in a land where all but......

Pay 7s. Tax To Go To Church I N Their Attempt

to break the Church's influence in Lithuania, the RussianCommunists have imposed a heavy burden of taxation on church-goers, said Mgr. Krupavicius, president of the Supreme......

30,000 Pilgrims

More than 30.000 people made the annual pilgrimage to the shrine of the Immaculate Conception on the summit of Verdun mountain about 60 miles from Montevideo, Uruguay.......

Anglican Diocese Loses 180 Schools

C ANON Howard Dobson, of the Anglican diocese covering Suffolk, writes in a letter to the Sunday Times: The Minister of Education is reported as saying that talk of church......

26-year-old Missionary Murdered

Nine months after his ordination, Fr. Luis Mariano Torres, a Montfort missionary, has been murdered by bandits in the Engano, Colombia. He was 26. He was paying his second visit......

President Of Town Clerks Mr. C. J. Newman 'elected

Mr. C. J. Newman, Town Clerk of Exeter, who two years ago was elected president of the National Association of Local Government Officers, has now been elected president of the......

113-year-old Sees Again

The 113-year-old daughter of a Maryland slave, blind since the age of 85, has had her sight restored thanks to the efforts of the Little Sisters of the Poor whose ward she has......

Education Minister Will Join Them

C ARDINAL Griffin and most of the Archbishops and Bishops of England and Wales will assemble on Thursday next week at Strawberry Hill, Middlesex, to celebrate the centenary of......

Back In Spain

General Franco's wife and newlymarried daughter, with her husband, have arrived back in Spain after their Holy Year pilgrimage to Rome.......