Page 1, 5th May 1950

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Fathers To Keep

ALL NIGHT VIGILS Teachers condemned to die of hunger' THE four demonstrations at which 250,000 Catholic parents in Brittany and the Vendee—vigorously backed up by Cardinal......

4 Nations Unite In Pilgrimage

Four hundred Holy Year pilgrims from Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark are on their way across Europe this week to Rome. The national parties met in Copenhagen and attended......

Two To One

Anglican clergy and priests Quoting figures given by the Archbishop of York, the Southwark Record points out that the proportion of Anglican clergy to Catholic priests is now......

1,000 Walk To Rome With Bishop

AMONG the 45,000 pilgrims received in audience by the Holy Father in St. Peter's on Sunday were 1,000 who with their Bishop, Mgr. Massimiliani, had walked 30 miles from......

Laity To Show The Pallium

A special badge has been designed with a view to its being worn by all Catholics throughout the country at the time of the Hierarchy's Centenary Congress at the end of August.......

Cardinals Warn Capitalists

A PASTORAL letter signed by Cardinal von Preysing, Bishop of Berlin, Cardinal Frings, Archbishop of Cologne, and 10 other members of the German Hierarchy warns capitalists as......

Government Statement Soon

A statement by the Minister of Education on the discussions now proceeding with representatives of Christian bodies on the question of voluntary schools, will be made "as soon......

Consecrated On His Birthday

Montreal's new Archbishop, Mgr. Paul Leger. formerly Rector of the Canadian College in Rome, was consecrated in Rome last week b■ Cardinal Piazza on his 46th birthday. Two......

No Newspaper To Morrow . . .

The entire staff of the Catholic daily newspaper L'Avenire of Bologna. arrived in Rome on Monday on a pilgrimage. The editorial staff, printers, circulation department and copy......

Vatican Library Shows Its Treasures

The 500th anniversary of the Vatican Library was marked on Monday by the opening of an exhibition of illuminated manuscripts. Pope Nicholas V started the library with 12......

World-wide Call For Mass In The Evening

FR. Gerard Ellard, S.J., Pro fessor of Liturgy at St. Mary's College, Kansas, who has been making a survey by correspondence concerning the prevalence of Mass in the evening,......

Schools Battle Resumed In The Commons

W ITH the Minister of Education in possession of entirely fresh proposals from the Hierarchy of England and Wales, the campaign for the Catholic schools was resumed in earnest......

Jubilee Amnesties In 15 Countries

Vatican Radio states that 15 States have now granted full or partial amnesties to prisoners for the Holy Year. The most important " pardon" measures have been taken in France......

Shadow Over The Sunbathers

Something new in objections to a Catholic church and school was thought up by residents at Spokane. Washington--that they would interfere with the residents' habit of lounging......

To Govern

9,000 7 000 Dr. George N. Schuster, president of Hunter College, New York City, and one of the bestknown Catholics in the United States, has been appointed State Commissioner......

Motor-cycle Race To St. Peter's

A Holy Year motor-cycle race, ending in St. Peter's Square on June 3 is announced by the Motor-Cycle Federation of Italy. Motor-cyclists from Northern, Central and Southern......

Fewer Divorces But Still 386,000

Figures just issued show that there were 386,000 divorces in the United States last year—a decrease of 5 per cent. Marriages, numbering 1,584,400, showed a decrease of 12 per......