Page 8, 27th November 1959

27th November 1959
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Problems Of Church Censorship Discussed At The Vatican

IS IT TIME TO ABOLISH THE 'INDEX'? Cardinal defends old principles and new ways THE Holy Father called for an attitude of " sane realism " in the " heavy responsibilities "......

Polish Reds Increase The Tension

W HILE tension between the Church and the State increases in Poland, three Polish bishops arrived in Rome last Friday night to make their ad limina visits. The three bishops are......

'christmas Star'

POPE JOHN TO RECEIVE PILGRIMS THE Pope will receive on December 23 the "Christmas Star" pilgrims who are being flown to Rome for Christmas from this country through the......

Twins Are Joint Parish Priests

The French priest-twins Fr Pierre and Fr Jean Turcy last week celebrated the silver jubilee of their ordination at Nurlu, a small village on the Somme, where they have been......

The Voice

OF CATHOLIC WOMEN THE National Board of Catholic Women. which co-ordinates the activities of Catholic women's organisations in Great Britain. is to be empowered (through a new......

Priest Jailed In Lithuania

A Lithuanian priest, Fr. Nikolai Gilis, has been sentenced to nine months' corrective labour and a fine of 15 per cent of his income for giving children catechism lessons twice......

We Are 527,643,000

CATHOLICS total 527,643,000 in the mid-1959 world population of 2,886,691,000, an increase of 17 million Catholics since 1958. These figures are given in the 1959 edition of......

'digest' In Ireland

The advertisements published by the "Reader's Digest" for the manufacturers of contraceptives which have roused protests from Catholics in Britain do not appear in the "Digest"......

Protestant Historians Will Be Invited

By DONALD ATT WATER A CCORDING to a B.U.P. dispatch from Rome, the Pontifical Commission of Historical Sciences is to hold a conference of historians in 1963 to examine the......