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VOL. II, No. 6
Chapel Of St.
Tabernacle, Altar
Furnishings Alone
Could Be Rescued
As last Friday’s fire at the Ohio
State Penitentiary raged out of con
trol the Catholic chapel of St. Cather
ine was one of the first buildings to be
totally destroyed. The chapel was
designated for the exclusive use of the
Catholic inmates and had been beau
tifully decorated and furnished by the
men themselves. It accommodated 400
The tabernacle, sacred vessels and
candlesticks were all that were saved
as the 38 year old structure was con
sumed by the flames.
The first building fired by the riot
ers was the commissary, which adjoin
ed the chapel building. When the pris
oners noticed the burning chapel they
aided the Rev. Charles V. Lucier, O.P.,
prison chaplain, at the risk of their
lives in trying to save the various fur
Among the first to be called
to the fire was the Very Rev.
Harry S. Connelly, pastor of
St. Joseph Cathedral and chap
lain to the Columbus Fire De
partment. Monsignor Connelly
stayed at the scene through
Hass at 9 a. m. and a lecture by
former communist Louis Budenz
will headline the Golden Jubilee
celebration of the Holy Name so
ciety of St. Nicholas church,
Zanesville, Sunday, Nov. 9.
Celebrant of the Mass will be
the Rev. Linus Dury, pastor, and
the sermon will be delivered by
the Rev. Vincent Martin, O.P.,
Ph D., of St. Joseph's Priory, Som
Deacon of the Mass will be the
Rev. John Ryan. O.P., assistant pas
tor of St. Thomas church, and sub
deacon will be the Rev. Richard
Endres, assistant pastor of St.
Nicholas church.
Directs Crusade
Father Martin, speaker at the
Mass, is a professor of Philosophy
at the Dominican House of Studies
at Somerset and is director of the
Rosaries for Russia crusade con
ducted by the national headquar
ters of the Holy Name Society in
New York City.
To further the work of the cru
sade. Father Martin has written
three pamphlets: Rosaries for Rus
sia. Novena to Our Lady of
Fatima and the Fatima Five First
Saturdays Devotion.
He is also former literary editor
of The Thomist. international
quarterly of theology edited by
the Dominican Fathers al Wash
ington. D. C.
March In Body
Members of the Holy Name so
ciety of St. Thomas church here
and Holy Name men from sur
rounding towns have been invited
to narticipate. The men will as
semble in St. Nicholas hall nd
march in a body to the church
where they will receive Commun
After the Mass the men will as
semble in front of the church in
parade formation and will march
to the Lind Arena where break
fast will be served. Mr. Budenz
will speak on “The Cry Is Peace"
al the breakfast.
Budenz, member of the faculty
at Fordham University, is an au
thority on communism and com
munist tactics, having been a lead
ing member of the communist con
spiracy until 1945. In the trials of
communists conducted since 1946,
his services have been utilized by
the government to a far greater
extent than any other witness. In
these trials he has been accepted
the rioting and attempted to
quell the rioters while giving
aid to the firefighters.
Father Lucier, after direct
ing the rescue to the chapel
furnishings, circulated among
the prisoners trying to quiet
St. Nicholas Holy Name
To Mark Golden Jubilee
as a qualified expert or. Marxism
Leninism, the basis of communist
ideology, as well as in direct tes
timony concerning the activities of
specific communists.
Theodore Dosch, 1171 Wheeling
avenue, Zanesville, is the only liv
ing original officer of the local
Holy Name society. He helped in
founding the society and was its
first vice-president.
Present officers include Richard
Trost, president. William Heil,
vice-president: Thomas A. Steph
ens, secretary and Joseph Paul,
Set Profession
Of Faith Day
Members of the two Catholic
War Veterans Posts of Columbus
—Our Lady of Fatima Post 983 and
Father Falter Post 1383—will com
memorate their second annual
Profession of Faith Day with a
Mass Sunday, Nov. 9. at St. Joseph
Members of the two CWV posts
will meet in front of the Cathedral
before Mass, set for 9 a.m., and
march in a body behind the colors.
All Catholic veterans arc invited
to participate in the ceremonies.
Paul Theado is Commander of
the Fatima Post and John Fearon
is Commander of Father Falter
Post. Other officers of the Fatima
post are:
Bill Grubb, 1st vice-commander
Vincent Serio, 2nd vice-command
er Edward Hatum, 3rd vice-com
mander James Shlulb, adjutant
Jack Baker, judge advocate Bill
Heslop. officer of day Dick Kunk
ler, treasurer John Talier, trustee
and John Neymeier, welfare offi
Officers of Father Falter Post
are Thelma Crosby, 1st vice-com
mander Dick Stai. 2nd vice-com
mander Steve Gostoldo, 3rd vice
commander Dan Connor, adjutant
Tom Lane, judge advocate Bill
Crosbie, officer of day Dr. Sylves
ter Bergman, treasurer Al Fred
ricks, John R. Tracy and Joseph
Cotter, trustees John M. Cotter,
welfare officer Earl Hummer, his
torian, and Dr. Henry Hughes,
medical officer.
James H. King is 1st vice-com
mander for the Department of
‘For Interracial Justice’
Church, New York, presents the 1952 James J. Hoey Awards for
Interracial Justice to Charles F, Vatterott, Jr., (left) of St. Louis
and Joseph J. Yancey, (right) of New York. The awards are given
annually by the Catholic Interracial Council of New York. (NC Photoa)
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them. He succeeded in per
suading six of the men to give
up butcher-knives they were
brandishing which they had
taken from the kitchen.
Among the Catholic person
alities importantly identified
Father Hearn
New (Jiaplain
Of First Army
NEW YORK (NC) Father
(Col.) Robert J. Hearn, Columbus
diocese priest, has taken over a
new assignment as First Army
Chaplain, it was announced here
at First Army Headquarters.
He succeeds Msgr. (Col.) Edward
R. Martin, retired, who was honor
ed, on leaving the service, by a
parade ot some 600 troops and the
presentation of a Certificate of
Achievement at First Army Head
quarters, Goveinors Island.
A resident of YonkerS. N. Y.,
Monsignor Martin was ordained in
1921 and commissioned in the
Regular Army in 1925. He served
at various posts in the U. S.,
Hawaii and the Philippines and
during World War 11 was Divi
sion Chaplain of the 1st Armored
Division, serving in Ireland and in
the North African campaigns.
Father Hearn, a native of Rox
bury, Mass., was ordained in 1930.
He entered the Army in 1941 and
served in New Guinea and the
Philippines in World War II.
He went to Korea in July, 1950
and served there eight months.
This observation was made here
by Dr. Robert P. Odenwald, direc
tor of the Catholic University of
America’s child center and author
ity on psychiatry. He based his
comment on an article which ap
peared last month in 1’Osservatore
Roinano, Vatican City daily, deal
ing with a discourse by the Pope
and an explanation of the "authori
tative norms'* for the use of
psychoanalytic methods set by him.
Ethics and Morality
The article, Dr. Odenwald point
ed out. explained that all systems
have certain common principles,
methods and experiments which
are in no way contrary to natural
ethics and Christian morality.
“However, the Pope definitely
disapproved of the so-called pan
sexual method in the “transgres
sion of ethical limits,’ Dr. Oden
wald said. “Without naming names
it is evident that the Pope means
Freud's theory of pan-sexualism.
It is this theory that separates
Catholics from Freud and his fol
lowers, where Freudian analysts
define man as a sexual animal,
meaning that the most essential
driving force of human nature is
sex. Freud viewed his thesis that
man is just a sexual animal as a
major discovery. Freud did not of
fer the proof of his theory of pan
Dr. Odenwald a k n o wledged
that there is no question “sex
plays an important part in life,”
but he stressed that sex “is not the
only, and not even the main driv
ing force in men.”
Th* Pope’s Norm*
“In conclusion, the article urg
ed Catholic doctors to keep the
Pope’s norms in mind and to use
good judgment and right conscienc-
Catherine At Ohio Pen Destroyed By Fire
The Catholic Times
Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, Novombor 7, 1952
with the riot and fire were
Walter G. Strickfaden, Chief
of the Columbus Fire Depart
ment and Thomas A. Scully, In
spector of the City Police De
In Columbus, the chapel was
The Bishops are branded as "re
actionary. malicious and hostile to
the internal order of the country."
The Vatican is accused of “openly
taking part in the anti Yugoslav
campaign.” The charge d'affaires
of the Papal Internunciature in
Belgrade, Msgr. Silvio Oddi, is
charged with “exceeding his com
petence”, with supporting “all the
ultra-imperialist pretensions of the
irredentists,” and with demanding
that “some of the Bishops be dis
loyal to their own people.”
Bishop* Meet
Yugoslav papers received here
and radio broadcasts heard are full
of such denunciations. They were
all prompted by a recent meeting
of the Bishops in Zagreb where
they decided that priests shall not
join government-sponsored priests’
associations—formed for the pur-
Pope Disapproves Pan-Sexual
Definition Of Man By Freud
Does Not Condemn Psychoanalysis Generally But
Prescribes Cooperation With Priesthood
Holiness Pope Pius XII has made
“it clear that neither psychoanaly
sis in general, nor its recently de
veloped forms and techniques, nor
the psychotherapeutic treatment
of sexual neuroses are necessarily
to be condemned.”
es in dealing with patients. For
more complicated cases a doctor
can ‘consult competent writers on
ethics who are approved by the
Church and are recognized as be
ing sound in doctrine.’ On the oth
er hand, ‘the priest, too, who is
faced with difficult cases of seri
ous neurosis can consult a compe
tent and conscientious doctor or
direct his client to a medical spe
cialist in whom he has full confi
dence,’ the article said.
“Here the Pope stresses the close
cooperation and relationship be
tween priest and psychiatrist, or
between priest and the physician
in general.
“It may be correctly said in the
end that the Pope approves of
psychoanalysis in general with the
exception of using the pan-sexual
theory of Freud, to which many
analysts adhere. With regard to the
relationship between priest and
psychiatrist, it may be paraphrased
in the following sentence: ‘Render
to priests the things that are
priests’ and to psychiatrists, the
things which are psychiatrists’.”
a place of particular interest
during the Christmas season
because of the unusual decora
tions of the Sanctuary and
Crib arranged and executed by
the prisoners. (Photo, courtesy
Columbus Dispatch)
Tito Steps Lp His War
To Shackle The Church
GRAZ, Austrian (NC) In the
never-ceasing war against the
Church and religion. Yugoslavia’s
communist-controlled press and ra
dio are at present concentrating
their fire on the Bishops, the Vat
ican and its diplomatic representa
tive in Belgrade.
pose of creating a rift between the
“higher” and the “lower” clergy.
As in all communist-controlled
countries, members of such organ
izations are styled “patriotic”
priests and are often rewarded
with some material favors. There is
a strong suspicion that the deeper
motive in organizing such groups
is that of paving the way for the
establishment of a “national”
church—that is a church complete
ly separated from Rome and en
tirely subject to the regime in pow
The tactics of the Yugoslav Tito
regime are strikingly similar to
those of Moscow-controlled com
munist governments from China to
Poland, where attempts are under
way to make captives of the “low
er clergy” and to eliminate the
hierarchy through murder, impris
onment and expulsion.
Whet's Next?
Developments Yugoslavia in
dicate that the present vicious
campaign against the Bishops and
the Vatican foreshadows even more
drastic action. Phrases used in a
recent Zagreb broadcast are omi
nously reminscent of similar utter
ances heard in Czechoslovakia and
Rumania where the very same "ar
guments” were employed to "justi
fy” the arrests of Bishops and the
expulsions of Vatican representa
The Catholic people of Yugo
slavia have no means of taking an
open stand against such maneu
vers. But there are many indica
tions that they are not deceived
by them and that they remain un
shaken in their traditional loyalty
to the Bishops and to Rome. They
still remember what happened trt
their country's Primate. Archbfsh
op Aloysius Stepinac, Bishop Peter
Cule and hundreds of priests and
Archbishop Stepinac was unable
to attend the Bishops’ meeting in
his See City of Zagreb. In viola
tion of most elementary rights, he
is prevented from exercising his
episcopal functions and remains
confined to his native village of
Now and then thf Archbishop is
permitted to receive visitors from
the outside world. They bring back
word that his courage remains un
shaken in the face of communist
persecution. Somehow, the people
of Yugoslavia get to know that
their Archbishop has not been
cowed. And this knowledge
strengthens them in their determi
nation not to yield to the threats
and blandishments of their com
munist masters.
The Votes Have Been Counted
This is America!
We have just completed a free election, by a free
We have chosen the President who will head the na
tion during the next four years beginning next January
If this were a country under the Iron Thumb, the los
ing candidate and his supporters would have been “liqui
dated” by this time.
That is, unless they had been lucky enough to get
across the border ahead of the winner’s hatchetmen.
Fortunately for them—and for us that is not the
American way. Harsh words spoken in the, heat of the
campaign already have been erased. Real Statesmen have
never been “soreheads”—win or lose.
And all of them are now working together to pro
mote the interests of our country.
It’s time for the rest of us, regardless of party affili
ations, to pull together towards peace and prosperity as
Americans under God.
Solid Catholic
Vote Proved
To Be Mvth
Nation-Wide Poll Refutes
Ancient Falsehood That
Clergy Dictates Action
nation-wide presidential election
poll conducted by Our Sunday
Visitor, national Catholic weekly
published here, proved “our con
tention- There is no solid Catholic
vote,”’ although politically the
poll results may be erroneous, the
paper announced.
Ballots came from every State,
the District of Columbia, Puerto
Rico. Alaska, and the Cana) Zone,
the paper disclosed. A tabulation
up to Oct. 22 showed that a total
of 10.576 OSV readers had sent
in ballots.
“This number,” the paper notes
“represents more than three times
as many persons as are usually
polled to determine a national
Of the 10,576 ballots, the paper
said. 6.544 or 62 percent were cast
tor Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower,
\*hile 4.022 or 38 percent, were
marked in favor of Gov. Adlai
“Canards die hard,” Our Sunday
Visitor notes. "The charge that
Catholics vote unitedly and at
the dictation of the Hierachy’ has
been made during the present
campaign by editors of many sec-
tanan periodicals. Reference to
the Catholic vote* has also been
made in the daily press and in
important news and business
weeklies. Our contention is that the
Church and its leaders do not take
a partisan part in politics. The
simple truth is that Catholics are
urged to vote, to be well informed
and active United States citizens
but to vote as their consciences
Slated Nov. 15
100 Expeeted
Approximately 100 delegates are
expected to attend the annual
workshop of the National Federa
tion of Catholic College Students
in the Ohio Kentucky region to be
held Nov. 15 in the Deshler Wai
lick Hotel, Columbus.
The one-day session gets under
way at 10:30 a.m. with an address
by the Rev. Michael Murphy, O.P.,
professor of sociology at St. Mary
of the Springs College.
A series of panel discussions is
scheduled from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on
subjects dealing with international
relations, missions, the Confrater
nity of Christian Doctrine, Mari
ology, forensics, Catholic action
and family life.
Theme of the general session is
Catholic college education and a
Christian Society. Miss Grace
Futerer, senior delegate of St.
Mary of the Springs, the host col
lege, will serve as general chair
man. Donald Wintersheimer of
Villa Madonna College, Covington,
Ky., will preside.
The day's activities will conclude
at 5 p.m. with Benediction of the
Blessed Sacrament at St Joseph
A regional council meeting is
also slated at St. Mary of the
Springs on the following day. Of
ficers of the group and chairmen
of seven commissions will attend
the meeting.
The convention brings together
students from St. Mary’s, Our Lady
of Cincinnati, Xavier University,
Mt. St. Joseph College on the Ohio,
Villa Madonna. University of Day
ton, and Ursuline. Bellarmine and
St. Catherine s Colleges.
Latin Quarterly
To Be Published
—First issue of a quarterly devot
ed to the present day use of the
Latin language will soon make its
appearance here, Vatican circles
disclosed. The publication will be
called Latinitas.
The review will be devoted to all
phases of the use of Latin in Papal
documents and by the Roman
Curia. It will be staffed by lead
ing Latinists of the Curia, and will
have the collaboration of expert
Latinists in foreign countries.
It is expected that Msgr. An
tonio Bacci. Secretary of Briefs to
Princes, will be named editor of
the new quarterly. The function of
Msgr. Bacci's office and that of the
Secretariate of Latin Letters is
writing in Latin the Acts of the
Supreme Pontiff.
o ....—
Priest Awarded DSC
PILSEN, Ka (NC) The Dis
tinguished Service Cross, the na
tion's second highest military
award, and the Bronze Star were
accepted here in behalf of the par
ents of Chaplain Emil Kapaun. a
priest of St. John s Church, Pilsen.
who is listed as missing in action
in Korea.
14,000,000 Deaths
Laid To Commies I
NEW YORK (NC) China s
Communist regime has executed or
caused the death of more than 14
million persons in the last five
years, according to the American
Federation of Labor’s Free Trade
Union Committee.
Among these were more than
500 U.S. prisoners of war captured
in Korea.
Here is a partial breakdown of
the data compiled by the AFL on
the basis of underground reports:
1. Five million anti-Communists
were executed in rural areas after
being accused as “landlords’ or
“village despots.”
2. Almost three million Chinese
were filled between 1950-52 on
grounds they were Nationalist “re
3. Slain as “bandit agents” were
4. Almost 900.000 were executed
as “treacherous merchants.”
5. Two million persons impress
ed as slave laborers in the Chinese
Communist army have perished,
many of them having been assign
ed to suicide assault units.
Four Slovaks
Executed, Four
Jailed By Reds
LONDON. Oct 31 (NC) Com
munists have executed four Slo
vaks in their tyrannical attempts
to break all religious and national
opposition to Marxist rule, accord
ing to information received here.
Four others were given long prison
sentences, one for life. The prop
erty of all was confiscated.
All were members of the "White
Legion.” an underground organiza
tion battling communism on both
national and religious grounds.
The Red rulers have found reli
gious resistance particularly stub
born in that predominantly Cath
olic country.
The Legion operates a secret ra
dio station and fosters active and
passive resistance to the regime.
The Legion s principal aim is estab
lishment of a “free Slovakia in a
federated Europe."
The defendants were accused of
having engaged in espionage for
the “imperialist” powers and "anti
state” activities.
Given death sentences were Mi
chal Mihok. Jan Resetka, Bohumil
Gruber and F. Bognar. Stanislav
Hadac was given life imprison
ment Jan Minank 25 years. Josef
Louska 18 years and Michal Madej
15 years.
In Prague eight Boy Scout lead
ers are reported to have been im
prisoned for terms from eight years
to life for an alleged "plot” to over
throw the “people’s democracy.”
Nation’s Hierarchs To Meet
Bishop Ready will attend the
three-day annual meeting of the
American Hierarchy in Washing
ton. D.C., Nov. 11-13. The state
ments of the deliberations of this
annual meeting of the Cardinals.
Archbishops and Bishops in the
national capital have long been a
focal point of national interest.
Remember The
Poor Souls In
Your Prayers
Price Ton Confs $3.00 A Year
Retreat League
Opens Two Day
Meet Saturday
Mass, Holy Hour,
Noted Speakers
Headline Meet
Highlighted by a Solemn Mass
Coram Pontifice and the appear
ance of outstanding clerical and
lay speakers, plans were completed
this week for the Ohio Regional
Conference of the National Lay
women's Retreat Movement which
opens tomorrow at the Deshler
Wallick hotel, Columbus.
Celebrant of the Solemn Mass
Sunday at 9 a.m. in St. Joseph Ca
thedral will be the Very Rev. Msgr.
Harry S. Connelly, pastor of the
Cathedral The sermon—“Retreats
and the Apostolate in the Diocese”
—will be delivered by Bishop
The Rev. Thomas S. Sabrey, Di
ocesan Consultant, Religious Ac
tivities Committee of the Council
of Catholic Women, will be deacon.
Sub-deacon will be the Rev. Ed
uard F. Healey, Diocesan Director
of Lay Retreats. Seminarians from
St. Charles college will sing.
Congregational Singing
At the Holy Hour Sunday at 4:30
p.m. in the Cathedral, the sermon
will be gnen by the Rev. Leo C.
Byrne, national moderator of the
group Father Byrne will discuss
Retreat and the Lay Aposto
late Congregational singing of
Benediction hymns, and hymns to
the Sacred Heart. Blessed Mother
and St Joseph will be included in
the Holy Hour.
One feature of the two-day con
ference will be the dinner—open
to both men and women—Saturday
at 7 p.m at the Deshler. Guest
speaker u he the Most Rev. John
Wright Bishop of Worcester,
Father Healey, toastmaster of
the dinner, will introduce Bishop
Named Chairman
Mrs. C. C. McFarland, of Out
Lady of Peace church. Columbus,
has been appointed chairman of
dinner arrangements. She will be
assisted by Mrs Henry Kulp ot
St. Christopher parish.
Guest speaker at the luncheon
Sunday at 1 p.m. will be the Right
Rev. Msgr. Paul Glenn, Ph. D.,
rector of St. Charles college. Mon
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Columbus Nurses
Assist At State
Convention Here
Nurses from Columbus Catholic
hospitals were among those from
61 hospitals throughout Ohio rep
resented at student nurses conven
tion closing today at the Chitten
den hotel, Columbus.
Purpose of the convention was
to organize the students of Ohio
a state-wide level, to compare
the progress of city-wide student
nurse organizations and to assist
those groups wishing tr form or
The Rev. James McEwan, Chap
lain to students and faculty at the
Ohio State university, was one of
the main spakers at the conven
tion. He discussed Nursing—Its
International Aspect” tt a banquet
last night.
Participants On Youth Panel
Included in the 10 sessions of the National Laywomen's Retreat
Movement Conference tomorrow and Sunday at the Deshler-Wallick
hotel in Columbus is a panel on youth Sunday at 2:30 p. m. Pictured
above are several of those taking part. Left to right are Mary Blas*
kovich, president of the Ohio State University Newman Associates
Mary Catherine Zang of the College of St. Mary of the Springs
Joyce Lawler, Catholic Welfare Bureau, Columbus Alice Ptacek,
College of St. Mary of the Springs and seated is the Rev. Robert
White of St. Charles college and assistant at St. Joseph Cathedrel.

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