Page 8, 7th July 1950

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Six 'torch' Pamphlets Issued

By a Stall Reporter THE new-size Catholic Truth Society pamphlets—half-adozen fit easily enough into a jacket pocket —made their appearance this week. They are the threepenny......

Irish Chapel In Basilica Under St. Peter's

Ireland will be specially honoured for its devotion to the Church by the erection of a chapel in the underground basilica of St. Peter's dedicated to St. Columban, the great......

Fire At New Church : Police Investigate

Police have been investigating a fire which last week-end did extensive damage to Sheffield's new church, St. Thomas More's, which was blessed only a fortnight ago by the Vicar......

Persecution Has

CLAIMED 9,000 BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN M ORE than 9,000 priests, monks and nuns have been killed, arrested, deported or are missin g behind the Iron Curtain since the war,......

Quebec Shows The Way To Justice

THE July issue of the Sower suggests that news of the way in which Catholic Quebec treats Protestants in the matter of schools might shame the English political parties into......

Papal Secretary Dies At 82

Mgr. Giovanni Bressan, private secretary to Pope Pius X throughout his pontificate, died in Vatican City on Sunday, aged 82. After Pope Pius X's death he went to the Secretanate......

Irish Founder Honoured

Bro. Rice memorial A limestone memorial of Brother Edmund Ignatius Rice, founder of the Christian Brothers of Ireland, was unveiled and blessed last week by the Bishop of......

Nuns Have Super-hospital

One of the most modern hospitals in America, which will be devoted to the fight against tuberculosis, cancer, asthma. silicosis and other diseases which take an annual heavy......

Mayor At Cathedral

The Mayor of Westminster, Councillor W. Eric Rice, will attend the High Mass in Westminster Cathedral on Sunday.......

Mothers' Pilgrimage In The Rain•

0 UR Lady of Walsingham was honoured as "Our Lady of the Home " by Fr. Agnellus Andrew, 0.F.M., at the Union of Catholic Mothers' annual national pil g rima g e to the ancient......

No Divorce For Quebec

The people of Quebec and Newfoundland will not have a divorce court forced upon them. They will continue as the only two provinces in Canada in which divorce courts do not......

Daughter Of A

VICEROY TO BE CANONISED B LESSED Maria Anna de Paredes y Flores, the ei g hth daughter of a 17th century Spanish nobleman and Viceroy in Peru, will be canonised by the Holy......

Honour For London-born Priest

The Pope, members of the Hierarchy. clergy and laity of Canada joined with others in England and Ireland and the United States to honour the Rev. Joseph Scannell, 0.M.I., when......

Albania Says Vatican Is Sabotaging

A charge that the Vatican is financing " treacherous espionage and wrecking groups " in Communist Albania was contained in a note handed to the Italian Legation in Tarana by the......

Wrong Sort Of Diversion

Jehovah's Witnesses, at one time encouraged in Poland in the hope that they might spread confusion among the faithful, are the latest to be attacked by the regime. It is......

Korea Has Catholic Ambassador

Expressing the warmest appreciation for " the magnificent aid to Korea " which already has been extended by War Relief Services — National Catholic Welfare Conference. Dr. John......

Clericape

Mother's design for nuns in the rain In between her work of looking after her husband and six children, Mrs. Margaret Polonus, of Cuyahoga. Ohio, has been worrying about nuns......

The Pope Praises Electrical Workers

The Holy Father received 3,000 employees of the Rome Electric Company in audience on Sunday, complimented them on keeping up a regular supply of electricity and told them: "......

Eugene's Mother Sees The Pope

A disappointment—then a message came from the Vatican MRS. Dora Fox, of Derby, who went to Rome last week as the nominee of the Editor of THE CATHOLIC HERALD, had a......

Catholic Worker

The new July issue of the Catholic Worker published an appeal for financial aid from its readers. It is. says the editor. £800 in debt to its printers and finds it " more......

Polish Raids On Monasteries

The Communist police in Poland have recently carried out numerous raids on monasteries and, following the Czech and Hungarian pattern, have now reported that they found supplies......

Italian ' Social' Film Here

Koski, the Italian film chosen for presentation and discussion at last year's Catholic Social Week in Bologna, is now being shown at the Rialto, London.......

Publishers' Patron

The Pope has proclaimed St. John Bosco patron of Italian Catholic publishers.......