Page 1, 8th May 1964

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Bishops Take Firm Line On Birth Control

JOINT STATEMENT Catholic Herald Reporter T HE bishops of England and Wales have declared, in unambiguous terms, that contraception "is not an open question for it is against the......

Unchanging Law

A STATEMENT issued this week by Archbishop Heenan in the name of the Hierarchy of England and Wales, refers to a number of subjects likely to be tackled by the third session of......

Pope Asks Prayer For Council

Catholic Herald Reporter ROME P OPE PAUL has called on the bishops of the world to join with him in prayers on Pentecost Sunday for the success of the Vatican Council. In a......

More Experts To Revise Canon Law

Catholic Herald Reporter ROME P OPE PAUL has appointed 70 new consultants to the Pontifical Commission set up by Pope John to revise the whole code of Canon Law Among the new......

Skid Row Centre Opens

T HE Simon Community is in business. Its first reception centre opened in Hampstead last week. and is now under the patronage of Archbishop Heenan. The first of the social......

Malta Result Inconclusive?

The Malta referendum shows a majority in favour of the independence constitution presented by Dr. Borg Olivier's Nationalist Government. The results were: In favour, 67,714;......

Bishop Craven ` I Mproving ' Bishop Craven, Auxiliary Of...

taken to hospital last Saturday suffering from pneumonia, was stated on Wednesday to be improving. The Bishop, who celebrated his 80th birthday in February, received the Last......

A Million More

CATHOLICS IN U.S. By a Special Correspondent T HERE are now 44,874,371 Catholics in the United States, according to the latest American Catholic Directory. This represents an......

Dearth Of Speakers For Religious Broadcasts

By Marian Curd T HE dearth of good denominational speakers is this week blamed by the BBC's Head of Religious Broadcasting for unsatisfactory religious discussion programmes. In......

Dialogue With The Masons

LEADING Swiss Catholic daily newspaper here has advocated an exchange of views between representatives of the Church and Masonic lodges", Dr, Karl Wick, veteran editor of......