Page 5, 6th January 1950

6th January 1950
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Marriage Council Faces • • Financial Rims Despite

Great Home-Saving Work By DOUGLAS HYDE The Catholic Marriage Advisory Council, which must surely be one of the most successful pieces of lay action, is in danger of extinction......

Vatican Holy

Year News In 20 Tongues 'Vatican Radio will on Sunday begin special daily Holy Year broadcasts in 20 languages. On Sundays they will begin at 10.15 a.m. G.M.T. and end at 9 p.m.......

"no Kid Gloves For The Church"

—Says Gottwald PRAGUE. In a New Year's broadcast, President Gottwald of Czechoslovakia told the Czechoslovak nation that his Government had avoided a 'stab in the back " from......

Cut Taxes For Middle Class Dick

Mr. Richard Stokes, Labour M.P. for Ipswich. told his constituents that something would have to be done soon to relieve the burden of the long-suffering middle clasaes if they......

Political Test For Priests

In Communist doniinated Poland a regulation now exists to ensure that every student, wanting to enter the university, is examined in political "education " and knowledge of the......

Jordan Honours Bishop Of Liege

BRUSSELS. Mgr. Louis Kerkhofs, Bishop of Liege. who is one of the foremost leaders in helping Palestine refugees, has been honoured by the Government of Jordan. lk was presented......

"not For Catholics"

A I3,000-dollar (about £4.500) fond has been given to Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, with the stipulation that it is not to he used for scholarships to Catholic or......

How Catholics And Non-catholics May Get The "pilgrim's...

All who go to Rome for the Holy Year as bona fide pilgrims must be in possession of the " Pilgrim's Wallet." containing the tessera " or booklet of vouchers which entitles them......

The Holy Father's Christnns Gifts

vAncAN City. The Pope has made Christmas gifts for the bench of the poor and orphans in 42 courries, it is learned in Vatican City. iifts were in the form of money, dothing,......

Died After Mass

Roma. Mgr. Giuseppe Monti, a high offi eial of the Sacred Congregation d the Council, died of a stroke las Saturday, December 31, short]: after saying Mass. He was 70 y earl old......

Now A Spanish "boys Town"

MALAGA, A " Boys Town," including dormitories, refectories, workshops and a sports arena, to give homeless boys an intellectual, moral and technical education, will he built in......

" Don't Worry About The Holy Father"

The Holy Father's personal servant, Cav. Giovanni Stefanori, has recently been assuring visitors to St. Peter's that there is no need to worry about the health of His Holiness.......

Eastern Rite Chapel For Madrid

MADRID. A chapel destroyed during the civil War and now being restored will be set aside for use by CatholiCs of the Oriental rites. Mgr. FA° y Garay, Bishop of Madrid, has made......

Kolping Stamps

Postage stamps dedicated to the memory of Father Adolf Kolping, the famous pioneer in Social Reform and founder of the Kolping societies of Catholic apprentices now spread all......