Page 1, 2nd June 1950

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A Royal 'cinderella' Canonised

France and Rome unite in Midnight Mass . MIDNIGHT Mass was celebrated in parish churches all over France on the Vigil of Pentecost to mark the homage of the entire French people......

`vatican Still Doubts Polish Agreement'

The Times Rome correspondent, on Saturday last reported that " what appears to be tie Vatican's last word. at any rate for the time bzing. on the recently concluded aureement......

Poles Made Walsingham Czestochowa

Eight hundred Polish students, now living in exile in this country went by motor-coach to Walsingham on Whit Sunday to renew the vows traditionally made in Poland to Our Lady of......

No One Wants

THE FAMILIES 'Conspiracy against children' H OPING to find accommodation for the homeless —particularly for married couples—the Liverpool Catholic Social Service Bureau wrote to......

Peace Weapon Used Against Bishops

The Stockholm " Peace " resolution has been made the pretext for new attacks by the Communist press on the Polish Bishops. The resolution is allegedly directed only against......

Condemned

Cardinal Innitzer, Archbishop of Vienna, issued a statement last week condemning Communist peace demonstrations and drives for signatures to peace petitions. " All Catholics,"......

Mayor Had 5 Priest-sons

Mr. J. J. Callan. twice Mayor of Droheda, who died last week, gave five sons to the priesthood. They are Fr. J. H. Callan, of Dundalk. Fr. R. B. Callan, of Ardee, the Rev. Dr.......

Beata's Coffin In Dance Club ?

What is believed to be the lead coffin of Blessed Alix le Clerc, first Superior of the Congregation of Notre Dame. has been found in a basement dancing club in Nancy, France,......

Holy Year Not To Be Extended

A news agency report suggesting that the present Holy Year would be extended until the end of 1951 was denied in Rome on Monday. " We can state without fear of contradiction,"......

Vatican Observer At Unesco

The deep interest of the Church in deliberations and decisions by delegates to the fifth session of the general conference of UNESCO from 56 countries is evidenced through the......

Whitehall Issues A

pastoral letter ' And Bishop Beck quotes it A PASSAGE from a Ministry of Education pamphlet " which " might very well have come from a Catholic pastoral letter " was read by......

Hierarchy For

BRITISH AFRICA Archbishop and three Bishops from England : Five from Ireland THE Holy Father has created three new arch dioceses and 10 new dioceses in British West Africa, the......

Waif Dead

WILL UNITE PILGRIMS ,s great pilgrimage of relatives of men of all nationalities who lost their lives in Italy during the war and whose mortal remains are still in Italian......

Priest Drowned On Holiday

Fr. Austin Thorhurn, 36-year-old assistant priest at Brentwood Cathedral, has been drowned whilst on holiday at Casablanca. He was buried at Casablanca after Requiem Mass......

Priest Found Dead

Fr. Charles Meaden, parish priest of Thetford, Norfolk, was found dead on Friday in his study. He was 64. Son of an Anglican clergyman, Fr. Meaden qualified at St. Bartholomew's......