Page 1, 4th January 1952

4th January 1952
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Shrine Will Rise On

TYBURN RUINS National church planned to honour 105 martyrs A NEW church—a national shrine—dedicated to the 105 men and women martyred for the Faith at Tyburn in the 16th and......

Archbishop Gives Absolution At Road Accident

While Mgr. Chavez, Archbishop of San Salvador, was making his way to the airport at Rio de Janeiro to return home after a visit to Brazil, he gave absolution to three victims of......

132 New Bishops In A Year

During the past 12 months the Holy Father appointed 132 new Bishops. Three of them are in Britain — Archbishop Gray for St. Andrews and Edinburgh, Bishop Heenan for Leeds and......

New African Bishop

Priest for 8 years AN African priest. an Indian Jesuit and a Canadian White Father have been appointed Bishops. Fr. Laurean Rugambwa, aged 39. ordained just eight years ago, has......

Grade Fields Seeks A • Dtspensattort

A DISPENSATION for a mixed marriage was applied for by Miss Gracie Fields, a Protestant, and her fiance, Boris Alperovich, a Catholic, on Wednesday. states British United Press.......

Playwright Returns To Priesthood

" TOSE Maria of • Granada," a highly successful Spanish playwright, has turned his back on the stage to return to what he calls the "glorious garment or my priestly cassock."......

I May Be Made To Confess'

WROTE PRELATE MOR. Gustave Prevost, Cana dian-born Prefect Apostolic of Lintung. who is reported by the Chinese Reds to have "confessed" to spy charges, warned in advance he......

Nuns Faced Funeral Pyre Threat

"THERE is the wood for the fie we are going to burn you In." These words were shouted at a fifty year-old Swiss nun, Sister Mary Rodelf, as she stood defenceless before a......

An Execution At Tyburn

This old engraving by William Hogarth depicts the execution of an apprentice at Tyburn. In the background are the hills of Hamp stead and Highgate.......

Lourdes' River To Be Diverted ?

Plans to chang e the course of the River Gave to enlarge the approaches to the Lourdes Grotto are being considered by municipal authorities. Engineers have submitted plans......

C.t.s. Subscription Goes Up To £21

The life subscription to the Catholic Truth Society has been increased, as from New Year's Day, from £10 to £21. This is the first increase in subscription since the sckiety was......

Ex-cabinet Minister Baptised By Son

Mr. Keinosuke Zen, a former Japanese Cabinet Minister, has died in Tokyo four days after being baptised by his own son. He was buried after Requiem Mass in St. Ignatius' Church.......

The Cardinal

Cardinal Griffin will sing Terce and Pontifical Mass in Westminster Cathedral at 10 a.m. on Sunday, Feast of the Epiphany.......

Knighthoods For .

FIVE CATHOLICS Three missionary nuns honoured KNIGHTHOODS are conferred upon five Catholics in the New Year Honours, and a Catholic is one of the two new Dames of the British......

Toy Lamb For Flood Victim

Over Christmas and the New Year the Holy Father has been receiving Cardinals, diplomats and various other groups for the presentation of their good wishes. In between came a......

Ten Members Of One Family Are In Religion

A father and mother with 10 of their II children in religion have been received in Lisbon by the Prime Minister, Dr. Salazar. They are Senhor and Senhora Domingos Ferreira da......

No Evening Mass In Switzerland

An application by the Swiss Hierarchy to the Holy See for permission for evening Masses on the feasts of Corpus Christi, the Assumption, All Saints and the immaculate Conception......

Beatification Sought For Ecuadorian Nun

The Holy Father has approved the opening of the apostolic process for the beatification cause of Sister Mercedes of Jesus Molina, Ecuadorian-born foundress of the Congregation......

Black And White

A proposal by the Catholic School Board in Louisville to end the segregation of white and coloured children in Kentucky's parochial and other non-public schools has received......

C.t.s. Best-seller

In three weeks the Catholic Truth Society has sold 20.000 copies of the pamphlet " Marriage and the Moral Law," published by the Pontifical Court Club.......