Page 1, 31st December 1954

31st December 1954
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You Must Bear Persecution

Submission to the Holy See is 'absolutely necessary' NEW ENCYCLICAL ON `AUTONOMIES' T HE Holy Father has issued an Encyclical Letter calling upon the Hierachy and the faithful......

Six Bishops Have Died Ill Captivity.

W ITH the Holy Father's new Encyclical Letter the Vatican has issued a "balance sheet" of Communist persecution. Fortynine Archbishops, Bishops and Prefects Apostolic have been......

Prelate Freed

Mgr, Tracisio Martina, 68-yearold Prefect Apostolic of Yihsicn, China, has been released from prison three years after being given a life sentence on a charge of having taken......

Oppression Of Catholicism In Argentina

T HE Vatican newspaper " Osservatore Romano " stated editorially on Christmas Eve that in Argentina "the position unfortunately has changed and becomes not repressive of slight......

3 Catholic Victims In Prestwick Air Crash

THREE Catholics were among the 28 people killed in the B.O.A.C. Stratocrtiiser disaster at Prestwick Airport early on Christmas morning. They were: Miss Margaret Coogan. aged......

Catholics Resign

Discussion over Council of Christians and Jews IT has now been publicly an nounced that the Holy See has instructed Catholics to relinquish their membership of the Council of......

First Cardinal In Iran

Iran saw a Cardinal for the first time last week when the Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians, Cardinal Agagianian, flew from Beirut to consecrate Mgr. John Baptist Apcar as......

`in The Loneliness Of Suffering .

IN his Christmas Eve broadcast to the world the Holy Father said that he was working on his usual Christmas address "in so far as the condition of our health permits," and that......

Two Gave Blood To The Pope

Carmelo Giustolisi and Salvatore Africans% the two Italian soldiers from Sicily who each gave a pint - of blood for the Holy Father at the most critical period of his illness,......

Sun Moon Lake Chief Received

Formosa's most famous tribal chieftain, Lord Mao of the Sun Moon Lake aborigines, has been baptised by Archbishop Riberi. the expelled Papal Internuncio to China. Baptised at......

Room In Rio For 900,000

The hospitality committee of the International Eucharistic Congress to be held from July 17 to 24 in Rio de Janeiro announces that accommodation has already been assured for......