Page 1, 9th March 1951

9th March 1951
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Easter Night Vigil Is Revived

Holy Saturday rites may be transferred to late evening A NEW decree of the Sacred Congregation of Rites—of which the Holy Father is Prefect — authorises Bishops throughout the......

Stations To Be Televised

The Stations of the Cross will be televised from a studio at Alexandra Palace at 10 p.m. on Good Friday-the first Catholic service ever televised in this country. Fr. Agnellus......

Mgr. Heenan's Consecration To Be Broadcast

The consecration of Mgr. John Heenan as Bishop of Leeds on Monday will be recorded by the B.B.C.. and at 7.30 p.m. in the North of England Home Service Fr. Agnellus Andrew,......

Red Nominees Installed As Canons

FOUR new Canons of St. Vitus Cathedral, Prague, were installed last week-end in a ceremony in the Cathedral—without the approval of the Archbishop, Mgr. Josef Beran. The new......

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Beatification of nun who died in 1922 discussed The Sacred Congregation of Rites, meeting last week at the Vatican, discussed the miracles claimed as worked through the......

Lenten Mission At L.s.e.

Fr. Joseph Christie. S.J.. gave a Lenten Mission at the London School of Economics this week. This is the first time in the history of the college that such a mission has been......

Rome Will Be Packed

REPORTS from Rome and various European countries indicate that the city will be packed as never before when Pope Pius X is beatified. The ceremony, it is believed, will take......

Life-long Pledge To Say The Rosary

T HE Bishop of Lancaster, in a special pastoral letter read on Sunday. states that " with the help of God and Our Lady," the complete success of the Family Rosary campaign now......

New Bishop In

DEBATE WITH COMMUNIST Is there freedom in Russia M GR. Heenan, who on Monday becomes Bishop of Leeds, on Monday last debated with Communist author Mr. Andrew Rothstein the......

Russians Make Anti-religious Films

Eight anti-religious motion pictures are now being produced in the Soviet Union, according to a Radio Moscow broadcast heard in Frankfurt. The titles of four of the pictures are......

The Cardinal

Cardinal Griffin continues to make good and steady progress, it was stated on Wednesday at Archbishop's House, Westminster.......

Priest From Moscow Decorated

Fr. Jean de Matha Thomas, A.A.. last parish priest of the Church of St. Louis of the French in Moscow, who was expelled from Soviet territory last year without reason despite......

Nineteen 'spies' Arrested

in China Nationalist NINETEEN people have been arrested in Tientsin on charges of spying " under the camouflage of the Catholic Church," according to the pro Communist Hong Kong......

Holy Father Praises A Jewess

THE Holy Father, through Cardinal von Faulhaber, has sent a special message of praise, with his portrait to an American Jewish nurse in Munich, Lt.-Col. Jeanette Blech. His......