Page 1, 29th July 1955

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Parents Never Given A Decisive Voice

Minister declines an amendment T HE Minister of Education, Sir David Eccles, reasserted in the Commons last week that It was never the intention of the 1944 Education Act to......

Breviary Of A Martyr

The breviary belonging to Blessed John Southworth, who was martyred at Tyburn on June 28, 1645, has been presented to Westminster Cathedral, where his body is enshrined. It is......

The Bill Passes Belgian Senate

HE Belgian Senate has -/passed the Socialist-Liberal Government's Bill to reduce State subsidies for Church schools. Just befOre the vote was taken, Catholic members of the......

Holy Father Soon To Leave Rome

The Holy Father is expected to leave Rome in a few days time for the Papal summer residence at Castel Gandolfo, and is expected to remain there until late in the year. His......

1,000,000 Pamphlets From Hong Kong.

The Catholic Truth Society of Hong Kong announces that it distributed more than 1.000,000 pamphlets and books in the year ending last June. It supplies them to Chinese......

Sudanese Bishop

F OR the first time in history, a Sudanese is to be consecrated Bishop. He is Fr. Ireneo Dud, son of the Jur Chief. He was ordained only 11 years ago. As titular Bishop of......

Four Vacant Thrones Beside The Altar

CROSS BEARERS HONOUR THE PERSECUTED Solemn demonstration at Rio Eucharistic Congress A "Calvary procession" at night recalling the sufferings of the millions of Catholics behind......

The Cruciftx On Tiw 'summit'?

rOMMENTING upon the " Summit " talks in Geneva, Archbishop Godfrey said in Warrington on Sunday: " I am reminded that when the climbers reached the summit of Everest, so it is......

Petition For A Beatifieation

THE NEW POPE WAS ON PILGRIMAGE . . With a future King of England Fr HE Dominicans in Rome are petitioning the Sacred 1 Congregation of Rites to resume the beatification and......

Last Of 214

At the age of 81—and after 59 ears missionary work—Fr. Joseph lane Le Corre, has been expelled .cm China. He was the last memer of the Paris Foreign Missionary ocies left in......

Plans To Honour St. Ignatius

A special committee has been ormed in Rome to co-ordinate the elevations in many countries of he fourth centenary of the death if St. Ignaiius, founder. of the a-icier' of......

Jubilee On A.

MOUNTAIN Craagh Patrick T HE thousands of pilgrims from all parts of Ireland who will climb Croagh Patrick on Saturday night and Sunday for the annual pilgrimage will be......

After Warning By The Hierarchy—

Australian Reds make come-back OMMUNISTS are regaining their power in Australian trade unions—as the Hier archy predicted in a pastoral letter last May. The Times quotes the......

60th Diocese

The new diocese of Ootacamund in southern India brings the number of episcopal sees in the country up to 60. Mgr. Anthony Padiyara, a professor at the regional seminary In......