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More Benefits In View For Laity

"THE Church has grave motives for firmly insisting on the absolute obligation of the priest celebrating Mass to use Latin, and also, when Gregorian chant accompanies the Holy......

Progress With Prudence

S PEAKING to the Cardinals, Bishops and priests who had attended the Assisi Conference, the Holy Father, who had come to Rome from Castel Gandolfo, encouraged the work of......

21 Months Ago . . .

Twenty-one months after the event, news has now been received that an Italian Franciscan, Fr. Robert Guerra, arrested by the Chinese Communists in February, 1951, died in prison......

Beatified Pope To Be Seen In St. Peter's

T HE Holy Father will return to Rome on Sunday, October 7, for the solemn beatification of Pope Innocent XI, whose pontificate lasted from 1676 to 1689. The remains of Pope......

Suggestions By Bishops

INSPIRING was the account drawn up by Archbishop O'Hara — who died on his way to the congress — of the success of the' Holy Week reforms in the United States. This contained a......

1,510 Priests For Africa

The Society of African Missions, founded in Lyons is celebrating its centenary, now has 1.510 priests, 191 senior seminarians and 138 junior seminarians. The society has 22......

Bishop Settles Bus Strike

When nearly 1,000 buses halted in Panama as a result of a workers' strike over bigger petrol taxes, disorders started and more and worse were feared until Archbishop Beckmann of......

Men Who Wear

'111116 FINE R0gEs , ri11111111111111,11: T HE" Sunday Express" last Sunday, under the heading "The Cardinal who died a poor man," published the following letter : "Although I......

Spains 102,599 Vocations

The 'Madrid newspaper Yet stated on Saturday that one Spaniard in every 280 is either a priest or a member of a religious order or congregation. The total in Spain itself is......

Six Churches In Six Days

Six new churches have been opened on six successive days in Tairung and the surrounding area on the Island of Formosa to keep pace with the rapidly expanding mission of the......

Papal Index

A group of monks have compiled a volume of 350 pages of indexes of the h oly oly Father's addresses during the first 15 years of his pontificate. The proofs have been presented......

Speaks To The Spacemen

T HE Holy Father showed in a talk last week to the International Astronautical Federation—the Spacemen—that he has long been closely following the activities of scientists who......

Prosperity Leading Away From God

PROSPERITY is leading the people away from God, the Swiss Bishops say in a pastoral issued for the National Day of Prayer. Materialism has resulted from higher living standards.......

Matt Talbot

When the Sacred Congregation of Rites resumes its regular meetings in October, the Cardinals, consultors and prelate-officials will give further consideration to the......

Congress On Art

Cardinal Mimmi will preside and seven other Cardinals will be present at the four-day congress on 'church art and architecture opening in Naples on Tuesday.......