Page 6, 7th September 1951

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Christian Plan To Save Asia

ONLY a " great act of inter national charity " prompted by Christian, not political 'or economic motives, can achieve the salvation of Asia from Communist conquest and can......

Heard Confession In A Mortuary

Expellees' procession over the bridge to Hong Kong OVER the railway bridge that separates the vast domain of Communist China from the British colony of Hong Kong there passes a......

State Aided Leadership Courses

The State is under an obligation to assist financially in the spiritual training of its soldiers, the Netherlands chief army chaplain, Mgr. (Col.) Herman G. G. M. Van Straelen,......

214 Jap Robinson Crusoes

THE 214 inhabitants of Ohinata, a tiny village hidden away in the mountains, an hour's distance from Japan's famous summer resort in Karuizawa, did not suffer shipwreck on a......

A M Pl Eforth Boys Among Pilgrims In Portugal

About 100,000 faithful last month climbed two peaks in northern Portugal during ceremonies in honour of Our Lady. At the close of a Marian Congress held at Santo Tirso, more......

Huge Audience

The Holy Father on August 29 received in general audience at Castel Gandolfo an unusually large number of pilgrims hailing not only from almost every part of Italy but also from......

Knights Have 4-plane 'air Force'

THE Knights of Malta, the Order which undertakes charitable and relief work similar to that done by the Red Cross, was considerably surprised recently by reports pub lished......

Van Eycks' Painting Restored

The Van Eyck brothers' famous polyptych "The Holy Lamb " will soon return to its place in a side chapel of the Ghent Cathedral following a "cure" in a Brussels "sanatorium" for......

83 Ton Bell For

St. Stephen's Cathedral The great bell of St. Stephen's Cathedral, Vienna, will soon be ringing out over the city again. A huge mould is being prepared at a bell foundry near......

Not Going To Peace Talks

VATICAN spokesmen denied last week that the visit to the United States of Mgr. Giovanni Battista-Montini, Under-Secretary of State, was connected in any way with the Japanese......

C Orrosive Acid

on Hollywood Grace Conway on Films H OLLYWOODIANA — sweet and sour—continues to pile up in the booksellers' lists. The place is fair game to the satirist and an inexhaustible......

Greatest Scourge Of The Congo

Highly paid labour recruiters who lure native villagers to urban industrial centres, were described as "the greatest scourge of the Belgian Congo " in a report made to the......

Priest-poet Dies

Fr. Johannes Kirschweng, celebrated in Eastern France and Western Germany for his poems, novels and short stories, has died in a hospital at Sarrelouis. He was 51. Fr.......

Night Vigil At Congress In Assisi

TEN thousand torches illumi nated the streets of Assisi this week when a night vigil was kept in a number of churches during the Italian National Congress. At the close of the......

First Chapter

The centenary of the Liverpool Diocesan Chapter, the oldest in the country, will be celebrated on Thursday of next week, when Archbishop Downey will preside at Pontifical High......

Listen To Tiiis

" People's Service " from the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Billericay, Essex. Conducted by Fr. Aloysius Roche. (The 2nd of a series of four. Fr. Roche will Se speaking on......