Page 1, 30th December 1949

30th December 1949
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The Holy Year Of Jubilee,

Let It Be The Year Of The GREAT RETURN Says The Pope In one of the most moving Christmas broadcasts addressed to his "sons and daughters of the whole world " the Pope on Friday......

Return Of The Sinner

" MAY the Holy Year mark the return to the Redeemer Jesus Christ for souls allured by sinful attractions and living far from the Father's house. " They are believers and......

What We Think

THE Catholic Herald, its staff and readers, are greatly privileged to receive at the close of the old year and on the eve of the New Year a special blessing from the Sovereign......

Reds Blow Up Church

The Osservatore Romano has charged the Yugoslav authorities with having wantonly dynamited and destroyed the Church of the Holy Redeemer in Fiume in order to clear space for a......

The Pope Blesses " C.h." Headers

The following reply has been received from Vatican City to a telegram of loyalty to the Pope on the occasion of the opening of the Holy Year : THE HOLY FATHER WARMLY......

1950 , Is Opened

The Pope Smiles As He Strikes The Holy Door From L. G. Walmsley, Our Holy Year Correspondent At 10.45 (Roman time) on Christmas Eve, His Holiness, Pope Pius XII, amid the whirr......

Hitch -hiked To Rome And Fame

Front a Special Correspondent Lawrence Marlow, of School Street. Sheffield, decided to make a pilgrimage to Rome for the opening of the Holy Year in memory of his brother......

" We Must Co-operate"

—Jewish Leader We are glad to add to the expressions of the need for closer religious cooperation which were published last week the following message from Mr. John Shaftesley,......

How Holy Year Indulgence Is Gained

VATICAN CITY. Francesco Cardinal MachettiSelvaggiani, Dean of the Sacred College of Cardinals, gave this definition on Christmas Eve of the conditions for obtaining the 1950......

Hungarian Priests May Give Government Pledge

The Hungarian Catholic of loyalty to the Hungarian which objection can be taken. Bishops have decided that Government, since there is priests may take an oath nothing in the......

Mgr. Beran's Legal Help Flees

Dr. Jaromir Psenicka, legal aide to Mgr. Josef Reran. Archbishop of Prague. fled into Western Germany last week. He reported that all the Czech Bishops and other higher clergy......

60,000 Were At Midnight Mass

More than 60,000 people, including Holy Year pilgrims from all parts of the world, attended the Christmas Eve Midnight Mass celebrated by the Pope in St. Peter's. The Holy......

200,000 Passed Through The Holy Door

VATICAN CITY. On Tuesday it was estimated that already more than 200,000 persons had passed through the Holy Door of St. Peter's, opened by the Pope on Saturday morning,......

Off To Moscow

Fr. Arthur 0. Brassard, A.A., hopes to leave for Moscow to replace another American priest denied a re-entry visa next week. He will go direct to the Soviet capital, where he......

Portugal Rings In The Holy Year

Bells pealed in Catholic churches all over Portugal on Christmas Eve to ring in the Holy Year........

65 Words R The Rome Communist Newspaper, Unita. Devoted...

65 words on Christmas Day to the opening of the 1950 Holy Year. The newspaper printed three short sentences on an inside page.......