Page 1, 2nd January 1959

2nd January 1959
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Hospitals And Prison Visited

ON this, his first Christmas as Supreme Pontiff, Pope John XXIII added to the traditional programme of the Bishop of Rome at this time— already extremely heavy—several......

The Pope's Appeal:

UNITY AND PEACE' A PLEA for efforts towards peace by men of goodwill and a call for Christian unity in the face of men of ill will were voiced by Pope John XXIII in his first......

De Gaulle's

STEPS MAY HEAL RIFT By JOHN DINGLE B RITISH visitors to France just before Christmas found themselves called upon to explain or apologise for the growing hostility of our......

Beatification Of Pope Pius Xii 3'

IT MAY BE SOONER THAN YOU THINK VIGOROUS efforts are being made in Rome to carry out as quickly as possible the steps for the introduction of the late Holy Father's......

Bethlehem Stars Are Shining

— At the Planetarium ALL the four thousand stars visible on the night of the Nativity are now "visible" in the London Planetarium in a special feature "Star of Bethlehem" being......

Ceremonial Cut By Pope John

THE Pope said last week end that he has asked his aides to kneel before him only twice a day. thus reducing ceremonial. He told an audience of 600 Italian Pilgrims that he......

The Pope's New Year

THOUSANDS ot tram drivers from all parts of Rome gathered in St. Peter's Square on New Year's Day to offer New Year wishes to the Holy Father and, in turn, to be blessed by him......