Page 1, 30th January 1953

30th January 1953
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Outside-the-commons Debate On Topic Of Pray-and-play

'JOLLIER' SUNDAY IS NOT TOO WELCOME Clergy and laity give their views for and against DY no means all Catholics see eye to eye on the Sunday Observance " Bill—due for its second......

Bouquet For The Queen

I T has been suggested that it would be convenient to have a closing date for sending contributions to the Spiritual Bouquet for the Queen on the occasion of her Coronation.......

Children's Day For The Missions

11 at the Holy Father's wish, will he observed in the schools of England and Wales next Friday (except in the Menevia diocese, where it will be kept on Sunday, February 8). For......

Pictures In Church

An Amsterdam Dominican parish priest, Fr. van Kalmthout, has put up a screen in his church to the right of the main altar to illustrate the Rosary. When, twice a week, the......

British Africa's Catholics Increase 400,000

T HE Catholic population of British East, West and Central Africa has increased in the past year by more than 400,000, states the Apostolic Delegation at Mombasa. The figures......

And British Ca Gold Coast And Togoland, 356.468; Sierra...

This makes a total of 4,312,781. Last year the number of Catholics for the same territories was 3,912,514, The Apostolic Delegation at Mombasa is also responsible for the Island......

Cardinal Gracias Sends Hi S Thanks

CARDINAL GRACIAS, Archb member of the Sacred Colle g e—h Rome to the Editor of "The Cathol ishop of Bombay—India's fi rst as sent the followin g letter from ic Herald": DEAR......

Death For 2

POLISH PRIESTS Cracow sentences follow arrest of Archbishop Baziak WO priests and a layman were condemned to death by a Communist court in Cracow on Tuesday. They had been......

The Pope Is Recovering

Official bulletins record a steady improvement THE Holy Father now appears to be recovering steadily from the somewhat acute attack of influenza and bronchitis which last......

To Thank Holy Fattier

A S an expression of gratitude to the Holy Father for the benefits conferred by the Apostolic Constitution concerning the Eucharistic fast, the Bishop of Lancaster has ordered......

Franz Werfel Was Baptised

A LEI - 1ER from the wife of Franz Werfel in an Austrian paper, Die Osterreuhische Furche, plainly indicates that the celebrated Jewish author of "The Song of Bernadette" was......

Parents Win Change In Record Cards

A FTER protests by Catholic riParents' Association s, the Minister of Labour, Sir Waller Monckton, has altered the confidential reports on children when leaving school. Up to......