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The Daily Rosary During October? Vol. II, No. 4 Pain. Prayer. Perseverance A familiar scene to the faithful Dominican Sisters of the Sick Poor is depicted here as ohe of the visiting Sisters who have devoted their lives to the care of the sick poor attends a bed-ridden patient. The Sisters nurse and visit the sick poor in their homes regardless of race, color or creed. Last year the Sisters made 4,262 visits and devoted 10,569 hours of service to the sick here in Columbus alone. A benefit tea is being sponsored by the Friends of the Sisters of the Sick Poor Thursday, Oct. 30 from 2 to 4 p. m. at the St. Rose of Lima convent, 168 E. Lincoln street. Donations will be gratefully accepted. Retreat League Laying Final Conference Plans An address by the Most Rev John J. Wright, D.D.. Bishop of Worces ter. Mass., will he one of the fea tures of the Fourth Regional Con ference of the National lay wom en’s Retreat Movement which will be welcomed to Columb s by Bish op Michael J. Ready. The Conference has been set for Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 and Bishop Wright 9 at the Deshler-Wallick hotel. Bishop Wright, the Episcopal ad viser to the national group, will speak on the subject. “Retreats and the Churc^,” at the dinner at 7 p. m. Saturday. Bishop Ready will preside at the opening session and welcome the group to Columbus Saturday at 10:30 a. m. This meeting will be Msgr. Winel called to order by M*ary Boland, re gional chairman, honorary chair man w ill be the Rev. Leo C. Byrne, St. Louis, national moderator. Speakers ai the first meeting will be the Very Rev. Msgr. Harry S. Connelly, pastor of St. Joseph Ca thedral. Columbus, who will dis cuss “What is a Retreat?” and the Very Rev. James J. Mcl^irney, O. P., prior of St. Josephs Priory. Somerset. Father McLarney will use the theme of the conference “You are the Light of the World" —as his topic. Saturday’s second session, set for 2 p. m., will be highlighted by A MINK NEWSPAPER DIVISION OHIO STATE MUSEUM COLUMBUS 10 OHIO discussion on “Rights and the In dividual.” Speakers will be the Right Rev. Msgr. Roland T. Winel, Chancellor of the Columbus Dio cese and moderator of the Dioce san Council of Catholic Women Virginia DuBrul, affiliated with the Convent of Mary Reparatrix, Cincinnati Mrs. Walter Vogel song, chairman of religious activi ties of the Toledo diocese and Cornelius Tracy, president of the Catholic Laymen’s Retreat League of Columbus. Guests representing retreat, houses from Cincinnati. Steuben- Father McLarney ville, Cleveland. Fremont and Day ton and national officers from Chi cago, St. Louis, Schnectady, New* York, Philadelphia and Worcester will join the Columbus group for the two-day meeting. The sessions will center on the place of the closed retreat in the Msgr. Connelly life of laywomen, in the life of the parish, of the Diocese and of the Church. Reservations are now being ac cepted for the Saturday evening dinner and a Sunday luncheon by the reservation chairman. Mary Me Manus, 2338 Adams avenue, LA. 7636. 99 Percent Of Americans Believe In God Catholic Magazine Survey Shows That ‘Roots Of Nation's Tree Sound* ST. PAUL, Minn. —(NO— An overwhelming percentage of Amer icans believe in God. according to results of a survey sponsored by The Catholic Digest here. The nation-wide study found that 99 per cent of all adult Amer icans say they believe in God, and only 1 per cent say they do not. These results. The Catholic Dig est said, show “that the roots of our national tree are sound,” es pecially since similar studies in other countries notably Canada and Czechoslovakia indicate the extent of disbelief to be as high as 2 per cent. Americans who said they believe in God were asked how strong their belief is Eighty-seven per cent said they were absolutely cer tain and 10 per cent were fairly sure. Two per cent were not quite sure. National Survey Ben Gaffin and Associates of Chicago, an independent commer cial opinion-research firm, made the survey. Questions were put to a representative cross-section of the country’s adult population by professional interviewers. The quest ionaire itself was reviewed by Dr. George Gallup of the Gallup Poll. Belief in God was slightly higher among Catholics than among Pro testants as a whole or than among those who said they were Jewish. And 92 per cent of the Catholic belivers in God said they were absolutely ceitain of this belief, compared to 87 per cent for Pro testants as a whole, 70 per cent for Jewish, and 55 per cent for other or no denominations. Women stood at close to 100 per cent in belief, while men mustered only 98 per cent- An increase of belief was found among those over 55 Fewer college graduates were absolutely certain about their belief in God than those at lower education levels. Income was found to have little to do with the results. The upper income and the lower-income groups varied only slightly from the middle group. Among various occupations, a shade less than 100 per cent of the farmers believe, and 97 per cent of the professional group. Location in city or country show ed little effect. It was steady in most sections, with the New Eng land States and the Middle Atlan tic paralleling the Pacific, and losing two points off 100 per cent compared to the East South Cen tral. In the Mountain area of the West there was a drop to 97 per cent, which The Catholic Digest said might indicate a scarcity of churches and religious influence. From another source it was learned that the U. S. Catholic pop ulation increased 47% since 1936. The Catholic Times Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, October 24, 1952 Neuman Clubs Of 5 States To Meet Here O.S.U. Group Will Be Hoal To Delegates From 60 Colleges, Universities Bishop Michael J. Ready will cel ebrate Mass at St Joseph Cathe dral. Sunday, Oct. 26 at 9 a.m. for delegates of 60 clubs of the Ohio Valley Conference of Newman Clubs, assembled here for a week end convention. The Newman Club of Ohio State University will be host to the stu dents and their chaplains from col leges and uniyersities in five states. The convention opens Oct. 24. States represented are Ohio, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana and Michigan. Theme of tha convention will be “Unity, Sanctity, 'Action’’. The Rev. James McEwan, chaplain of the Ohio State University Newman Club, pointed out that this theme “U.S.A.” is that used by the Na tional Council of Catholic Youth for Catholic Youth Week, Oct. 19 to 26. Panels and workshops, he said, will “integrate dynamically the theme, “U.S.A.” Bob Thomas, chairman of the convention, announced that the Rev. Vincent Mooney, director of the Columbus Youth Bureau, will be the principal speaker at the Sa. urday dinner. I 4 School Projects Slated For Added Scarce Material WASHINGTON—(NC) School construction projects deferred from the fourth quarter of this year, and most requested 1953 first-quar ter projects will be able to get un derway with January-March allo cations of controlled materials. This was announced here by the U.S. Office of Education which represents educational institutions in obtaining allocations of steel, copper and aluminum from the De fense Produetion Administration. First-quarter allocations of cai bon steel and of structural shapes for schools are 124% below those of the fourth quarter of this year. Allocations of copper and alumin um are unchanged. Cemetery Sunday Nov. 2 Cemetery Sunday will be ob served this year in the Diocese of Columbus on November 2nd. The ceremonies commemorating the Souls of the Faithful De parted will be celebrated both in St. Joseph and Mount Cal vary cemeteries beginning at three o'clock. His Excellency, the Most Reverend Michael J. Reedy, will preside at the func tion in Mount Calvary Ceme tery the Most Reverend Ed ward G. Hettinger at Saint Jos eph Cemetery. Bishops Hit Back At Reds In Hungary Suspend Two Priests Who Knuckled-Under: Order Aid For Expelled Clergy COLOGNE. Germany— (NC) One Hungarian Bishop has sus pended a Red-appointed admini strator” of his diocese. Another Bishop has suspended two pro-communist priests and ordered a collection in his diocese for the monks and nuns expelled from their houses. These developments are report ed by a religious news agency which attributes the information to the Magyar Courier, a Budapest Catholic news service. Bishop Coloman Papp of Gyoer is said to have suspended from his priestly functions the Rev. Josef Zala. who had been appointed “ad minister of Papp” by the commun ist regime. Bishop Andrew a v i of Csanad, also Apostolic Admini strator of the Estergom archdio cese. is said to have suspended two priests under his jurisdiction who had been given high Church posts by the regime. The news agency further reports that Bishop Hamvas has ousted a regime-appointed priest from the post of director of the Budapest central seminary and appointed in his place a Monsignor Calla. The central seminary, or interdiocesan theological academy as it is also called, is one of only five Catholic seminaries in Hungary still per mitted to function by the Reds. At least six seminaries have been shut down by the regime within the past two years. Sees U.N. As Best Hope For The Establishment Of Peace In The World WASHINGTON (NC) Hopes for a peaceful world through the United Nations “can be fulfilled by patient cooperation, hard work and trust in Divine Providence,” Dr. Raymond F. McCoy, president of the Catholic Association for Inter national Peace, said in a statement issued here. The statement was one of three issued by the National Citizens Committee for United Nations Day, which is being observed today, Fri day, Oct. 24. The committee invited Dr. McCoy to make a statement as a Catholic leader. Catholic Loader Dr. McCoy is the director of the graduate division of Xavier Uni versity, Cincinnati, and is a mem ber of the executive council of the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO. The text of his state ment follows: Oct. 24 is United Nations Day. The United Nations stands today seven years after its foundation— as the organization most closely ap proximating a union of the peo ples of the whole world to estab lish justice and maintain peace. By its successes, and despite its failures, it has shown above all that with continuing effort on the part of all men a more perfect world community in which the moral law and its international applications will be honored and upheld by all nations is indeed possible. No organization can be effective without the support of the govern ments and peoples who comprise it. Therefore it is imperative that all Americans take a constructive interest in the tremendous tasks of the United Nations, helping in sofar as they are able to under stand and make its work known and to strengthen its dedication to peace. God-Given Right* Basic to the achievements of the United Nations is the Declaration of Human Rights, and the Cove nant which is now being worked out to protect better these God given rights of all men. Unless the sacred rights and duties of the in dividual and the family are recog nized, the rights and duties of the nations and the world community can have no meaning. As to shortcomings in the UN Charter that have become obvious in these first years of its operation, it is to be hoped that adequate re visions will be made at least by 1955. when the question of amend ment comes up before the tenth annual UN General Assembly. The present attempt to establish col lective security through the joint defense of South Korea against ag gression is a courageous undertak ing, but lasting peace will be achieved only when all nations rec ognize that they themselves are subject to the moral law as em bodied in just international agree ments. The United Nations through its specialized agencies has accom plished much good work in the fight against the enemies of man, be they ignorance, hatred, hunger, disease, fear or destitution. It is in this field of social and economic justice that the common good of all men can be effectively and ob viously served. Here it is that an international organ ization can properly gauge the needs and re sources of all peoples and help di rect and encourage men's efforts to help themselves and each other in justice and charity. A hopeful world can be a peace fur world. Our hopes in the United Nations can be fulfilled by patient cooperation, hard work and trust in Divine Providence. Peace is the ar dent desire of all men, be they slave or free, and peace is the gift of God to men of good wilt. ------——o----------------- Austin Asks UN “To Begin Work In Name Of Cod’* UNITED NATIONS, N. Y.—(NC) —The UN General Assembly, at its opening session, was called upon by Warren R. Austin of the United States to begin all its work in the name of God. “As we take our places in the General Assembly and at the Council meetings,” said Mr. Austin, "let us begin all our work in the name of God, for the solution of all our problems is a spiritual one.’’ He called for the "collective practice of truth,, jus tice, and friendship among na tions” to radiate into “every re gion among all peoples.” Mr. Austin’s quiet but earnest appeal was in its way an analysis of the fundamental divisions which lie at the root of the major issues in the crowded 71-item agenda adopted by tha Assembly. Says Protestants And Persecuted Catholics Are Kin WASHINGTON (NC—The deep sympathy of Protestants for the Bulgarian Catholic Bishop and priests sentenced to death or prison by a Red court was expressed here by the chaplain of the U.S. Senate. Addressing a congregation at Foundry Methodist Church here, Dr. Frederick Broun Harris said: “We proclaim our kinship with the Church leaders persecuted for righteousness sake, some condemn ed to die by a godless, ruthless power more sinister and sadistic than the principalities of dark ness that tortured and murdered St. Paul.” The Protestant minister com pared those “tried” by the Red Bulgarian court to the early martyrs who refused to put Caesar above Christ. He stated: “Of course, these priests are guilty of the charges. That is their glory. How could they fail to be guilty of endeavoring to thwart the twisted, slavish system which de nies and blasphemes Him whose heralds they are? They were order ed to put Caesar above Christ and, like the early martyrs, they re fused. “To say that they are guilty is simply to say that they will not betray their faith. This Protestant pulpit applauds and honors them. "We proclaim that as fellow Christians. We are with them and for them in our sympathy and prayers, and, I may add, in our determination. God helping us. to bring to naught the Soviet plot to enslave the world.” ..... ~o .......... Claims Chile Is Resentful Toward U.S. Swing To Left Blamed On Sparseness Of American Financial Assistance SANTIAGO. Chile (NC) Re action against United States for eign policy in regard to Tito-ruled Yugoslavia was one of the factors responsible for the recent election of a strongly nationalist left-wing president in Chile. This was the opinion expressed here by Rodimiro Tomic, a mem ber of the Chilean Senate and a leader of the National Falangist Party, described as made up of Christian Democrats. In an address to the upper cham ber, Senator Tomic declared that the election of 75-year-old Gen. Carlos Ibanez del Campo, who was supported by the Agrarian-Labor ite Party and by independents, was due partly to Chilean resentment over the wide discrepancy between the amount of economic aid the United States is giving to strength en Yugoslavia as a potential ally in case of Soviet aggression, and the assistance to Latin America as a part of the North American de fense alliance. Senator Tomis asserted that Yu goslavia. with only 16 million in habitants, which neither buys from nor sells to the American nations nor has signed the North Atlantic Pact, received a billion dollars within the past four years. On the other hand, he stated, Latin Amer ica. which has 150,000.000 people and supplies 40 per cent of the raw materials imported by the U.S., has received only $384,000, 000. This sum was allotted under mutual trade and other agree ments intended to improve the in dustrial, economic, social, health, and educational standards in the Latin American republics. Commentators here agreed gen erally that the elections had re sulted in “a political earthquake”. Neither General Ibanez nor any of his three rivals for office is a Cath olic. Efforts to gain official Cath olic support for the various candi dates were silenced by the state ment of His Eminence Jose Cardi nal Caro, Archbishop of Santiago, last July that “the Church has no candidate# for the President of the Republic.” U.S. Catholics Aid India Needy With $372,000 MADRAS, India (NO—Ameri can Catholics have given $372,000 worth of clothes, medicine and food to India in recent months through War Relief Sen ices—Nat ional Catholic Welfare Confer ence. This was reported here by Ed ward M. Kinney, WRS—N.C.W.C. procurement director, when he visited this country recently- Mr. Kinney accompanied the agency’s executive director, Msgr. Edward E. Swanstrom on a world tour of needy area*. U.S. State Department Decries Reds’ Verdict Herr's The Record To Date Of Their War Against The Church And Clergy HONG KONG (Radio, NC) Two Archbishops and two Bishops have died in prison. One Archbish op and fourteen Bishops are now in jail. One Archbish op and 3 Bishops are under house arrest. Twelve Archbishops and 25 Bishops have been expelled from China. This is the record of the Chi nese communist war against the Hiararchy as Catholics throughout the world turn their eyes toward that mission country in observance of World Mission Sunday. But the decimation of the Ca tholic hierarchy in China tells only part of the story of Red persecu tion. Since the communists took over China, the number of foreign missionaries has by murder, ex pulsion and other pressure been reduced from 5.400 to 871. The total there now includes 580 Bishops and priests. 58 Brothers and 233 Sisters. There are 46 Americans in this group: five Bishops 34 priests, one Brother and six nuns. There are 143 dioceses or other ecclesiastical divisions in Red Chi na The greater part of them are now without a Bishop Many of the Chinese Catholics are also without a priest. The pressure is on Ca tholics either to join the govern ment sponsored “independent” schismatic Catholic church or give up their religion entirely. As fellow Catholics throughout the world pray for strength for their three million brethren in China, the Chinese Catholics face the greatest test in the history of the faith there. Price Ten Cents $3.00 A Year Spy Charges Against Bishop, Co-Defendants (Called Absurd WASHINGTON—(NC)—In a prepared statement released early this week by the State Department, this nation went on record as regarding the recent trial of Bishop Eugene Bossil koff of Nikopol Bulgaria. 28 priests, a nun, a laywoman and a number of laymen as an attempt to “destroy the last remnants of the Catholic Church in Bulgaria Commies Hang Up Appalling Score In China The Bishop and three other priests were sentenced to death after the trial by a Red court in Sofia in which the defendants had been accused of “groundless and absurd” charges of spying for the United States government. The State Department stated that “the cynical disregard for truth characterized the whole trial.” “The Government of Bulgaria.* the statement said, “which already stands accused before tribunal world opinion of most blatant vi olations of its solemn obligation to guranatee human rights and fundamental freedoms, has by thia new act proved again how justly its vicious tyranny deserves con demnation of free men every where.” Lay Leader* Protest The stand by our State govern ment came after Catholic lay lead ers in various parts of the country called upon it to bring before the United Nations the case of the de fendants and the trumped up charges -which resulted in their death sentences. The remainder of the group were sentenced to prison terms varying from three to 20 years. Last week presidents of the Na tional Council o Catholic Men and Catholic Women and Catholic Youth urged Secretary of State Dean Acheson to bring the so-call ed trial” before the bar of world opinion at the U.N. In the meantime, the Bulgarian National Committee, an exile group in Washington, had written to President Truman asking his help in the case. From Dublin came an appeal from Archbishop Gerald O’Hara, papal envoy to Ireland, for aid in the case Vatican Radio was active in pre senting opinions of Catholic* to the trial. “The anger,” Vatican Radio em phasized. "was not directed at the victims of the so-called trial but at the Red Court and the methods used to break the will of these people so they “confessed enmes they never committed.” Tlieolo For Laymen Lecture c* Series To Begin Here Tuesday Bishop Michael J. Ready ha* asked the head* of three institu tion* to promote the Theology for Laymen course and to supply the professors who will give lecture* during the series. Shown above are the Very Rev. James L. McLarney, O.P., S.T.D., prior of St. Jo» eph's Priory, Somerset, the Right Rev. Msgr. Paul J. Glenn, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., S.T.D., rector of St. Charles College, and the Rev. Paul A. Gieringer, Ph.D., rector of the Pontifical College Josephinum A fifteen-week course in Theolo gy for Laymen will open at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, 480 E. Broad St., the Right Rev. Roland T. Winel, Chan cellor of the Diocese of Columbus, announced this week. Msgr. Winel is director of the Catholic Infor mation Center, which is sponsor ing the lecture series for the fourth consecutive year. Based on St. Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica, the weekly classes will deal with the life of Our Lord and the manner in which He is our model. Msgr. Winel said the course is open to the public and emphasized that those who have not attended any of the previous Theology for Laymen classes can now enroll for the new series. This can be done by writing the Catholic Informa tion Center, 205 E. Broad-st, or| calling MAin 6981. Registrations will also be taken at the Gallery of Fine Arts Tuesday evening pri or to the opening lecture. Classes will be conducted by the Right Rev. Paul J. Glenn, Ph.D., the Rev. Thomas Sabrey, S.T.D., and the Rev. George Wolz, S.T.D., of St. Charles Seminary the Very Rev. James J. McLarney, O.P., S.T.D., and the Rev. Joseph Tayior, O.P., Ph.D., of St. Joseph Priory, Somerset The Rev. John Kleinz, Ph D., and the Rev. Leonard Fick, Ph.D., of the Pontifical College Josephinum. The course will be given in two parts—the first extending weekly through Dec. 9, and the second be ginning Feb. 3 and ending March 24. Tuesday’s lecture, entitled “Why Christ Became Man,” will be given by Fr. Taylor.