Page 5, 4th January 1957

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Salisbury London Jesuit succeeds Mgr. Chichester A LONDON-BORN Jesuit. Mgr. Francis Markall, has become Archbishop of Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia, in succession to another......

Catholics Number 3,270,800

THE total Catholic population of England and Wales is given in the 1957 " Catholic Directory " as 3,270,800, This estimate is based on parochial returns at the end of 1955 and......

White Father

A White Father who served in the French Army during the fast war has been appointed Bishop of Mbarara, Uganda. He is Fr. Jean Ogee, who was born at Lille and ordained at......

13,000 For First Time In England And Wales

FIGURES published this week in the 1957 issue of the " Catholic Directory" shows that for the first time in England and Wales, were received into more than 13,000 converts the......

The Total Was 13.291-a Sudden Jump Of 1,371 On The

The previous highest figure published in the " Catholic Directory " was 12,796 in 1923. After 1923 the total began to drop-until during the second World War it went to as low as......

450,000 Converts Since 1911

OFFICIAL figures show that in 1911-the first year a total was available-3,609 converts were received into the Church in England and Wales, and that up to the end of 1955 the......

English In The Holy See's New Directory

T HE Holy See's official directory for the Universal Church, the " Annuario PontiBei┬░ " will appear in January in is new size and with much of its information for the first time......

Changes In Knights Of Malta

T HE Vatican City newspaper, Osservatore Romano announces that the Sovereign Council of the Order of Malta Constitution, which has been approved by the Holy Father. This......

Queen's Greeting

The Queen sent a message conveying her good wishes for the New Year to the Holy Father.......

Older Cathedral

Workmen on repairs outside the entrance to Salburg Cathedral have uncovered the remains of a larger 12-century cathedral on the same site. The present cathedral was built in the......

Tv Trophy For Judy ?

' Sportsview contests J UDY GRAHAM, 17-year-old Olympic gold medal swimmer from Harlesden, London, is one of the possibles " listed as B.B.C. Television's " Sportsview "......

Australian

Mgr. James Freeman, parish priest of St. Michael's, Stanmore, has been appointed Auxiliary Bishop to Cardinal Gilroy, Archbishop of Sydney. Australia.......

St. Lawrence

The Holy Father has appointed Canon Gerard Couturier, a priest of the Rimouski diocese, Bishop of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, Canada.......