Page 8, 5th May 1950

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Czechs Break With Vatican

T HE Czechoslovak Legation to the Holy See closed its offices last week and its staff slipped away unobserved from Rome, according to diplomats accredited to the Vatican. This......

In Rumania

PEACE DRIVE AGAINST THE CHURCH A so-called Catholic Action Committee," pledged to cooperate with the current Communistsponsored peace drive. was formed in Rumania last week. the......

Threats Led To Pact

The Italian Jesuit review, Civilta Cattolica, this week said that the background to the recent a g reement concluded between the Polish Government and the Hierarchy is one of......

Brother Goes To His Sister's Canonisation

Mr. An g elo Goretti, 60-year-old factory worker in Phillipsburg, New Jersey, has left for Rome to attend the canonisation in June of his sister, Blessed Maria Goretti. He will......

Polish National Day Masses

Although the Polish National Day, May 3, which is also the feast of Our Lady, Queen of Poland, was completely ignored in Poland itself, it was not forgotten by Polish exiles its......

The Legion In Africa

Five hundred Africans recently attended the Gold Coast's first Legion of Mary Conference, held at St. Augustine's College, Cape Coast. A number of them travelled as much as......

Summary Of The Miracles

From a Correspondent THE picture is of the story of Fatima showing incidents in a composite way. Our Lady clearly dominates the composition, yet her detachment from earthly......

Christian Democrats Move Left?

(From L. G. 1Valmsley) With the election, just after the international Christian Democratic Congress at Sorrento, of Education Minister Gonella as Party Secretary and Giuseppe......

Protestants Support 'peace ' Drive

Czech Protestant leaders are claimed as having thrown their support behind the Soviet " peace" drive to outlaw the etom bomb. They approved the resolution passed hy the......

Problem Of A Horse

From a Special Correspondent THE Holy Year Committee office that deals with ceremonial has a problem. Protocol, stamped by tradition, tells how to deal with Presidents, pilgrims......

Hindus Link With Christians

A joint Hindu-Christian programme to counteract atheism and promote faith in God was recently drawn up at Karaikkudi, India, at a meeting attended by leaders of both religions.......

St. Cloud Greets Pilgrims — From St. Cloud

Saint Cloud, a suburb of Paris, played host on Saturday last to thirty-three Holy Year pilgrims from Saint Cloud, Minnesota, U.S.A. The Americans were guests at an official......

Paris Conference Of Mothers

Mrs. Belloc Lowrides will represent the Union of Catholic Mothers at the international congress of the World Movement of Mothers in Paris on June 6-10.......

Catholic Vote Stable In Dutch Election

But Communists lose 27 seats From Ow Netherlands Correspondent The Catholic Party held its own in the Netherlands pro vincial council elections last week, securing 189 seats—one......

Cottages Built For Retreatants

The Benedictine Abbot at Conception, Missouri, has built cottages in the Abbey grounds to accommodate husband and wives—and their children—who wish to make retreats together.......

Italy Honours St. Catherine

All Italy celebrated the Feast of St. Catherine of Siena, patron saint of the country, on Sunday. Cardinal Tisserant represented the Pope at the Siena ceremonies, presiding at a......

Medical Mission Has 2 New Hospitals

The Medical Mission Sisters have opened two new hospitals in St. Mary's Hospital. M ussorrie. Northern India. in charge of Dublinborn Sister M. Vincent Deegan, S.R.N., and......

Remembering Mary's Month

The colousful three-day gypsy festival at the little Mediterranean village of Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer is the most spectacular of 23 major annual religious ceremonies and......

Holy Year Boom

Nearly half the trans-Atlantic passengers on Trans World Airline's planes during the second half of last month were Holy Year travellers.......

Church Packed For Martyrs Service

A packed congregation—many of the people had to stand— attended the first service of the " combined operation " to increase devotion to the English Martyrs on Wednesday evening,......

Actu Has 1,000 New Members A Month

By a Staff Reporter NEW members are joining the Association of Catholic Trade Unionists at the rate of 1,000 a month, stated Fr. Francis Somerville, SI, of Liverpool, at an AC1......

5,000 Honour Martyrs At Tyburn

When the 2,500 and more pilgrims who took part in the Guild of Ransom's annual "Walk" from Newgate reached Tyburn Convent on Sunday afternoon they found another 2,500 waiting......

Italian Union Merger

Almost all Italy's non-Communist trade unions, including the Catholic Free Italian Confederation of Trade Unions, have mer g ed to form the C.I.S.L. (Confederazione Italiana dei......

Irish Join Christian Unions

A decision to admit the Congress of Irish Unions as a mem. bcr of the International Federation of Christian Trade Unions was taken by the International's General Council,......

Signs Of A Fresh Land Agitation

By the EARL OF WICKLOW JUDGING by the intemperate way the land question was discussed in the Dail in the debate on the Estimate for the Department of Lands, it looks as though......

Ban On Bishop

The Bishop of Meissen, Mgr. Legge, has been forbidden by the Russian zone authorities to leave his diocese.......