Page 5, 3rd March 1950

3rd March 1950
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Sisters Trek Across Red Manchuria

SEOUL, KOREA, Fourteen Korean Sisters wearing lay clothing, have made a courageous trek from Manchuria through Russian-held North Korea and have arrived safely in the South......

Japanese Nuns Recognised By Holy See

The "decree of praise " has been conferred by the Holy See upon the Japanese Congregation of the Daughters of the Sacred Heart, whose mother house is in Fujisawa. This is the......

Reds Tear Up Party Cards

Many Communists publicly tore up their party cards after attending sermons by the famous Fr. Ricardo Lombardi, S.J., during his 18-day Crusade of Goodness in Naples. The crusade......

First M.p. From The Workers' College

R. Patrick Bartley, who won Chester-le-Street for Labour with a majority of nearly 25,000, is the first former student of the Catholic Workers' College, Oxford, to become an......

Use Of Force Is Lawful'

Legislation proposed by some Christian Democrat leaders in favour of conscientious objectors has led the Jesuit review Cirilta Calholica to point out that " the Church does not......

Holy Year Aim Overlooked

The spiritual aspects of the Holy Year are being overlooked by organisers of pilgrimages, who are concentrating on details of transport. accommodation and other things, says the......

105 Pilgrims Fly To London From U.s.

The largest pilgrimage ever to travel by air-105 Holy Year pilgrims—arrived at London Airport from New York on Wednesday in two American Overseas Airlines aircraft. They came......

Absent-minded Romans

A sidelight — or nightlight—on Rome shows that the 300 policemen who patrol the city on bicycles during the hours of darkness find about 500 shops left open by forgetful owners.......

Holy Hour On Every Day

A daily Holy Hour is being introduced in most churches in Hungary. beginning when most people have finished their day's work. The hours include a litany, sermon, silent prayer......

Manresa-on-severn

Travelling 800 miles through rain, fog and cold, 51 officers and men of the 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg. North Carolina, made a closed week-end retreat at......

White Father Bishop Tours 30,000 Miles

By airplane, train, jeep and donkey The new Superior General of the White Fathers, Bishop Durrieu, has covered 30,000 miles by airplane, train, jeep, boat, and donkey, on an......

The Crusader

Rome has acquired its third direct air link with the United States for the Holy Year with a new service established by K.L.M., the Royal Dutch Air Lines. The first flight was......

Medical Guild Members Baptise 481

Members of the St. Francis Xavier Medical Guild, at Seoul, Korea, formed by doctors and nurses 10 months ago, have already baptised 481 persons in danger of death. Three doctors......

Government Post For Secretary Of Pax Romana

Herr Rudi Salat, secretary of Pax Romana, Catholic internatignal student organisation, has resigned after 20 years' service to take a post in the West German Government. Herr......

Fiji Bishop Coming Here

With 4 Australian bishops Mgr. Victor Foley, S.M., Vicar Apostolic of the Fiji Islands, who was born at Sandgate, Kent, is on his way to Rome for his ad limina visit, and will......

I Canon Detry Goes Home Canon Jules Detry, 44-year-old...

the world famous Alpine Hospice of St. Bernard. left London on Wednesday for Paris after a fiveweek lecture tour in Britain on his experiences in Tibet. " This tour was in some......

New Bishop : 3 Candidates Chosen

The canons of the Leeds Chapter met on Saturday un der the chairmanship of the Archbishop of Liverpool and named three candidates as possible successors to the late Mgr. Poskitt......

Provincial Again

Fr. Alphonsus Puts, S.C.J., D.D., has been reappointed provincial of the English province of the Society of the Priests of the Sacred Heart. The provincialatc is at St. Joseph's......

Czechs Try Tea Party' Technique

Despite severe Communist pressure only about five per cent. of the Czechoslovak diocesan clergy took an unqualified oath of loyalty to the regime, according to reliable......

From Our Own Correspondent T Hree Judges Sitting Below A...

in the small whitestone courtroom of the Palace of Justice in Rome have been hearing this week the libel action brought by the Sacred Roman Rota—the Holy See's court of......

Uneasy Calm In China

Missionaries await Red blow HONG KONCI. "Religious freedom, as generally understood, no longer exists in China today. But religious persecution has not yet broken out," states......

Three Abbots Arrested

'Bullets in chair' PRAGUE. Czech police have arrested three abbots during the past two weeks, according to Catholic reports in Prague. One of the arrested abbots, Dom Josef Tyl,......

Red Given Charge Of Religion

Hungarian change Josef Darvas, a Communist, has been appointed Minister of Religion and Education in the Hungarian Government — the first time a non-Catholic has ever held this......

Patriarch's Enthronement

JERUSALEM. Taking part in the procession which preceded the enthronement of Archbishop God as Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem and attending the solemn enthronement were many......

Jailed For Refusing Last Rites To Reds

Two Czech Catholic priests of imprisonment by a Bratislava rites to Communists, reports th PRAGUE. have been sentenced to long terms court because they refused the last C Czech......

Cardinal's Brother

Signor Guiseppe Micara, brother of Cardinal Micara, Prefect of the Sacred Congregation of Rites, died in Rome last week after a life dedicated to work for the poorer classes of......