Page 8, 26th May 1950

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Rush For Congress Tickets

Reserved seats at Wembley I.TUNDREDS of letters are already " being received at the London central office of the Hierarchy's Centenary Congress for 10s. membership cards which......

Pilgrims Protest Against Hungary's Persecutors

Some 200 Hungarian pilgrims who wentto Rome from various countries in Europe to gain the Jubilee Indulgence held an orderly protest demonstration last week outside the Hungarian......

Graham Greene Sees The Pope

Mr, Graham Greene, novelist, was received in private audience by the Pope on Friday.......

7,000 Pilgrims Honour Our Lady In Welsh 'fatima'

By a Staff Reporter B ALA, North Wales, centre of Welsh Nonconformity and historic setting for many open-air preaching festivals in the fields bordering the shores of Bala Lake,......

Mercy Killing'

State would make doctors executioners IF a law is passed permitting "mercy killin g ," doctors, revered as healers, will de g enerate into executioners, declared Fr. Joseph......

Poles See The Pope

One hundred Poles from Britain in Rome on pilgrimage, have been granted a special audience by the Pope. On May 18, sixth anniversary of the battle of Monte Cassino, they visited......

Tile Exiles Honour Our Lady

rH1LDREN representing five nationalities took part in a May Queen ceremony on Sunday after the Northampton Travelling Missioner, the Rev. Dr. Hulme. had celebrated Mass at......

Rail Station Masses Ban In Austria

The Austrian Minister of Communications, Karl Wald brunner, has issued an order that buildin g s belon g in g to Aust r ian Federal Railways would no longer he available for......

Medal Of Mary For Attorney-general

Ur. J. Howard McGrath, the U.S. Attorney-General. was awarded the first Medal of Mary as an " outstanding Catholic layman of his time." during the centenary celebrations of the......

University Marriage Courses

An Institute of Family Education, whose aim is to prepare youn g people for marria g e and family life, has been inau g urated at the Pontifical University of Lima, Peru. The......

Walk To Rome Starts With A Lift

Two 21-year-old members of the Hoyland (Yorks) Catholic Youth Movement, William Callaghan and Jack Atkinson. set out on Saturday on a hitch-hike pilgrimage to Rome. Coming out......

Republic Rejoices At Return Of Statue

National rejoicin g —with the rin g in g of church bells—has followed national mournin g in Costa Rica because the republic's most famous statue of Our Lady, stolen last week,......

Sir Walter Dwyer

Sir Walter Dwyer. for 20 years president of the Western Australia Arbitration Court, has died in Perth. He was 75. He went to Australia from Ireland in 1891.......

U.n.o. Ban On Italy Deplored

Re g ret that Italy is not a member of the United Nations was expressed by M g r. Griffiths. Chancellor of the Military Ordinariate, when Prof. Rebecchini, Mayor of Rome,......

Three In One Family Wed On Same Day

Mr. Francis Cunningham and his two sisters, Miss Joan and Miss Elizabeth Cunningham, of Scott Street, Barrow, will be married tomorrow (Saturday) in St. Marys Church, Furness.......

British Delegates At Scout Meeting

Capt. Sir Henry Digby-Beste, Chief Scout's Commissioner. and Fr. Walter Ormsby, national chaplain, will be among the delegates from Britain at the International Catholic Scout......

Brazilian Pilgrims

A group of 1,200 Brazilian pilgrims. led by Mgr. Vieira. Bishop of Amargosa, and Mgr. Coelho, Bishop of Mazaretch, arrived in Rome on Friday.......

Three Catholic Scientists For Canada

Three scientists who are members of the Newman Association are to visit Canada this year on scientific missions. They are: Dr. Michael Davis, who has been awarded a Research......

Irene Dunne Talks About The Pope

By GRACE CONWAY, Catholic Herald Film Critic POR two hours and a half Irene Dunne sat on a settee in Claridge's Hotel and talked to scores of Pressmen and women —and the......

Catholics Are Not Warmongers ,

The opponents of the Church are inventin g lies in an effort to prove that the Church opposes peace and supports warmon g ers, says tten current issue of Petrushlatt, East......

Archbishop Mcdonald

HAMMER OF THE COMMUNISTS First Gaelic Abbot for centuries M GR. Andrew Joseph McDonald, Benedictine Archbishop of St. Andrews and Edinburgh for 21 years, who died on Monday, was......

Biggest Emerald

Given to the Pope The Holy Father was presented with the largest emerald ever dug from the Colombian mine of Muzo when he received a Colombian pilgrimage in audience on Tuesday.......

Human Rights

Concern at UNO action Fear is bein g expressed in Catholic circles at Lake Success in connection with the meeting of the United Nations' Commission on Human Ri g hts, that......

1,000 Russian Executions Reported

About About 1,000 people were executed in Russia in the first three months of this year on char g es of bein g " spies, traitors and saboteurs," accordin g to Collegametao,......

Bishops Warn Belgians

'Critical situation' Cardinal Van Roey and the Bishops of Belgium on Sunday warned all Catholics that the General Elections on June 4 " will most evidently decide the future of......

M.r.p. Seeks Schools' Settlement

DECISIONS taken at last week's annual con g ress at Nantes of the French Christian Democrat Party—M.R.P.—su g g est that Catholic politicians are eager to take part with the......

Newman Summer School

The Newman Association will hold its summer school at two centres, Beaumont College, Windsor, and the Royal Holloway College, Englefield Green, from August 8-18, in connection......