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Poor Souk During November Vol. lib No. 5 Clothing Drive Planned In Diocese, Nov. 22- 29 Bishop Ready has appointed Father William E. Kappes, diocesan director of charities, director of the annual Thanks giving emergency clothing campaign that will take place in the diocese during Thanksgiving week, Nov. 22-29. One-hundred fifteen other archdioceses and dioceses throughout the nation also have signified that they will participate in the 1953 emergency clothing campaign. Archbishop Karl J. Alter of Cin cinnati, chairman of the Adminis trative Board of the National Cath olic Welfare Conference, asked participation in the campaign in letter sent to all members of (he American Hierarchy. The letter pointed out that for the last five years, the Bishops, priests and laity of the nation "have been able to be of almost Inestimable help to the homeless civilians and refugees of other lands through the Thanksgiving Clothing Collection." ‘‘Because a tremendous need for Neutrals Fail In Providing PW Chaplains PANMUNJOM, Korea—The Indian custodian force and the Neutral Nations Commission still fail to provide chaplains for the Chinese and North Kor ean anti-communist prisoners they hold. Seven weeks now have passed since the first of these prisoners were transfer red to their custody in the de militarized zone. (Previous reports stated that about 500 Korean and 278 Chinese Catholics are among the 22.500 an ti-communist prisoners of war whom the Reds attempt to per suade into returning to their com munist homelands.) After repeated questions from outside and lengthy discussion be hind closed doors, the commission voted to cable to India on October 12, asking if priests and ministers speaking Chinese and Korean were available there. The Indian com mander. Maj. Gen. K.S. Thimgyya, had said a week earlier that he did not think such qualified priests were available in India. On the day the cable was sent the Indian spokesman told the NC News Service correspondence that an answer might be expected with in two days. Now, 19 days later, the same spokesman informed the NC correspondent, ‘‘No reply re ceived yet from India.” He said no provision has been made to sup ply chaplains in the meantime from Korea. Actually, chaplains of neutral na tionality speaking Chinese and Korean are available within a few hundred yards of the Neutral Na tions’ Commission’s meeting place. These priests and ministers are members of the Swiss and Swedish teams on the commission. Other qualified civilian chaplains of neu tral nationality could easily be found elsewhere in Korea and Ja pan. Asked whether Swiss priests and Swiss and Swedish ministers would be allowed to act as chaplains, the Indian spokesman, who is also the press officer for the Neutral Na tions Commission, answered vague ly: ‘‘There was some discussion about accepting them. It is still being explored.” IB all kinds of clothing, bedding and blankets continues to exist in Ko rea where the truce has made pos sible the expansion of voluntary relief programs,” the Archbishop’s letter stated, “because the refugees and escapees from Soviet-dominat ed countries who still flee into Germany, Austria and Trieste in great numbers desperately need garments in fact, because the problem of the millions of refugees scattered around the globe still re mains largely unsolved, another Clothing Collection in the parishes has been suggested for this Thanksgiving week, November 22 to 29.” Necessity for whole-hearted sup port of the Thanksgiving clothing campaign by American Catholics was stressed in a letter to the drive’s diocesan directors from Msgr. Edward E. Swanstrom, ex ecutive director of War Relief Ser vices— National Catholic Welfare Conference. Survey Shows Need Monsignor Swanstrom recently completed a globe-circling tour of inspection of conditions among the refugees in Europe, and the Near and Far East. He told the diocesan directors: “The need is there, and if we can get the message of this appeal across to the Catholic peo ple of America. I am sure we can all be confident they will once again respond generously. I can testify that the need for clothing persists particularly for men’s clothing—as well as for blankets and bedding and children’s gar ments, because I have just return ed from an official survey of con ditions and have the facts straight from the Bishops and priests who are facing the prob lem of trying to allay this need this winter.” The letter added that War Re lief Services N.C.W.C. again wrould be responsible for handling the over-all conduct of the cam paign. Msgr. Swanstrom expressed com plete confidence that the 1953 campaign will be a success. He pointed out that some 10,000 pounds of clothing was collected in last year’s campaign. “This material was immediately shipped to the areas most in need,” he said, “and in view of the more desperate need in Korea this year, we are hopeful of surpassing last season’s goal.” -----------------o----------------- Negro Receives Journalism Award AUSTIN, Tex.—(NC)—The School of Journalism of the University of Texas has awarded a Jesse H. Jones journalism scholarship to Robert Clyde Giles of Silsbee, Tex., the first Negro ever to re ceive the award. Giles is a graduate student at the university, exchange editor of The Daily Texas, student newspa per. and a member of the Newman Foundation, the association of Ca tholic students at the University. You Can Help Dry Those Tears The annual Donation Day Tea for the Dominican Sisters of the Sick Poor is being sponsored by the Friends of the Poor, Thursday, Nov. 12, from 2:00 to 4:00 p. m., at the convent, 168 E. Lincoln st. Donations of money, food and clothing will be gratefully accepted and will enable the Sisters to continue their work for the less for tunate of our city. Mrs. Mary McNamee, Mrs. J. W. Watson and Mrs. E. Faber Biggert, chairman and co chairman respectively, will be assisted by members of the organisation. Solemn Benediction will be offered by Father Paul Corbett, O.P., of St. Patrick church, and will complete the afternoon's program. 7W $ British Health Official Spikes Anglican Charge LONDON (NC) A spokesman of the British Ministry of Health stated here that so far as could be traced no com plaint has been received from any of the department’s 3,000 hospitals of “objectionable proselytizing” by Catholic clergy. published Anglican booklet, “In fallible Fallacies,” that Catholic priests pestered sick and dying non-Catholics to secure their con version. He had been questioned on the charge in the recently Sponsored by the Society for the Promotion of Christian Knowledge, an official Church of England or ganization, the pamphlet contained the following passage: “Particularly do we condemn the practice (fairly common in some places) of touting for converts among the seriously ill and dying in hospitals. There have been in stances of Afelong loyal Anglicans being pestered by Roman Catholic priests when in no physical or mental condition to resist.” The statement by the Health Ministry spokesman confirmed pre vious statements by Catholic lead ers denying the charge made in the booklet, which was prepared by an anonymous group of Anglican clergymen. No Complaints Meanwhile, inquiry among hos pitals in the London area failed to reveal any complaint of patients being “pestered” by Catholic priests. The Anglican chaplain at St. Thomas's Hospital, one of the biggest in the city, said: "I can honestly say that nothing of this kind has ever come to my knowl edge. I have had no experience of it, and I am constantly here." Dr. Frank Hart, house governor of Charing Cross Hospital, said that School Case Dismissal To Get Hearing WOODSTOCK, Ill. (NC) —A case charging that a parochial school was maintained by public funds may still be dismissed here. The situation followed the latest action by Circuit Court Judge Ber nard Decker. The judge refused to dismiss the case as moot at this time. He indi cated. however, that the issue could be better handled at a spe cial preliminary hearing. Dismissed as defendants from the suit wer^the McHenry County Board of Supervisors apd the coun ty itself. The judge had also dis missed six Franciscan nuns from the case in September after they had resigned from their public school positions. Object to Nuns Objection against the nuns teaching the Johnsburg (Ill.) school came from Mrs. Dorothy Larson, a Lutheran whose children attended the school. Her cause was support ed by the Chicago branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. Johnsburg is predominantly a Catholic community. Council for the school board has stated that of the town's non-Catholic moth ers only Mrs. Larson objected to the nuns as teachers. In her suit, Mrs. Larson charged that the constitutional guarantee of separation of church and slate had been violated by the school board, the state and the nuns through the use of the nuns as teachers. Remaining defendants in the case, following Judge Decker’s lat est action, are the State Superin tendent of Schools, the McHenry County Superintendent of Schools, the State Auditor, and three school directors of the Johnsburg School District Ta® Catholic Times Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, November 6, 1953 Social Action School Begins Monday Father Augustine Winkler, diocesan director of Social Action, center above, discusses plans for the Social Action School to begin here, Monday, Nov. 9, with Father John Kleinz, left, of the Pontifical College Josephinum, and Father Thomas Duffy, of St. Charles Seminary. The three priests will com prise the faculty of the school which will be conducted one night a week at the Catholic Information Center, 205 E. Broad st. Sessions will begin at 7:30 p. m. The informal sessions will deal with social questions of the day and will give those attending an opportunity to learn the Church's stand based on the Encyclicals of the Popes. Kinsey Report Called Harmful To Troop Morale LOS ANGELES—(NC)—The Kin sey report on the human female did more to demoralize U.S. troops in Korea than Red propaganda has been able to do in three years, a war correspondent said here. Addressing a Kiwanis Club lunch in his 27 years’ experience he had pon John Morley, recently return never known of such a case. ed from Korea as a magazine writ Responsible spokesmen in Bir- er covering the war, said: mingham and Liverpool hospital “More than 20,000 of our troops made similar declarations. in Korea are married men. The The Providence Hospital at St. Kinsey report told them that one Helens, Lancashire, which is run out of every four American wives by the Poor Servants of the Mother had been unfaithful.” of God, said that non-Catholic pat- He stated that “this naturally ients there are left in peace. A dis- upset many of the boys, but the tinguished non-Catholic surgeon more analytical ones questioned working at the hospital declared the validity of conclusions based that the happiest possible relations on interviews with 6.000 out of 60 existed between Catholics and mn^mjllion women.” Catholics, both among the patients The lecturer said that many and the staff. thousands of indignant letters have “That is my hon&st-to-God opin- been sent by GI’s to government ion,” the doctor asserted. officials. Treatment Of Cardinal Again Hit By President WASHINGTON, C. (NC) President Eisenhower, in a letter made public by the White House, denounced the arrest and internment of His Eminence Stefan Cardinal Wyszynski, Primate of Poland, as “profoundly discouraging to those of us who look for signs of communist willingness to respect basic human rights of freedom of thought and conscience.” The President’s letter was in re ply to Rep. Clement J. Zablocki (Dem., Wis.) -who had asked him for a statement reiterating a pre vious declaration in which Mr. Eisenhower had condemned the ar rest of Cardinal Wyszynski: (At his news conference on Sep tember 30, President Eisenhower referred to the “ousting” of the Polish Primate as a very discourag ing development. Subsequently, the State Department issued a statement branding the action of the Warsaw regime as “a crime against a true leader of the Polish nation.”) President Eisenhower said that without evidence of communist Set Collections For Pontiff, Catholic U. The annual Christmas collection for the Holy Father and the Catho lic University collection will be made Sunday in all churches of the diocese. Announcing the collections in a letter to all pastors, Bishop Ready said, “We in the Diocese of Co lumbus are mindful of our obliga tion to the Unievrsity for the ex cellent training it has given to many of our Priests, Religious and competent lay people engaged in the educational and social works of the Church.” “Certainly,” he continued, “we want to share the responsibility of our fellow Catholics in the nation in maintaining the splendid record the University has achieved among the institutions of learning in the United States.” Bishop Ready explained that pre viously this collection had been scheduled each year on the First Sunday of Advent. At the same time, the special Christmas offer ing was made for the Holy Father. “Due to the nation-wide appeal for building of the National Shrine to the Immaculate Conception which is to be made Sunday, De cember 6,” the Bishop explained, “the Catholic University Collection and the offering for the Holy Fath er is set for Sunday. November 8, in the Diocese of Columbus.” willingness to respect basic human rights “it is difficult to believe that the communist governments intend to honor agreements which might be reached to reduce world tensions.” "The calculated repression of all religious organization in the communist states," Mr. Eisenhow er wrote, "makes it apparent that wherever communists are in posi tion to use force and violence, they will do so in an effort to win domination not only over the body and mind of man, but over his soul as well." Declaring, however, that “the religious spirit of man will never be subdued or extinguished,” and that “it will remain a sustaining force in Poland during the present tragic suffering of the Polish peo ple.” the President added: “It is my intention that this gov ernment continue to take all ap propriate steps to see to it that communist violations of the inalien able rights of man under God de not go unopposed, and that they are effectively opposed in every forum.” o----------------- Protestants Would Block China from UN CLEVELAND (NC) Protest ant Church leaders have voted overwhelmingly to reject a propos al that they advocate admitting Red China to the United Nations. The Church delegates, represent ing 30 Protestant and Orthodox denominations, said letting com munist China into the United Na tions would be interpreted in the Far East as “succumbing to mili tary power.” The proposal turned down was advanced by Rev. James R. Mut chmor of Toronto, representing the United Church of Canada, lie said that the Canadian Church’s general council favored UN membership for Red China because “to leave four hundred million Chinese out of the picture is unwise and unrealistic.” The action took place as 450 Protestant clergymen and laymen met here to chart a Christian ap proach to major foreign policy problems. Fr. Mooney To Attend Youth Meet Father Vincent Mooney, pastor of Immaculate Conception church. Kenton will act as toastmaster dur ing a special luncheon to be held in honor of former youth directors who are now Bishops, during the fourth National Conference on Catholic Youth Work in Boston, Nov. 9 to 13. Father Mooney, who organized and directed the Youth Depart ment. N.C.W.C., for nine years, was Youth Director for the Diocese of Columbus from Sept. 1946 to July, 195$. Presiding at the special lunch eon, which will be one of the high lights of the Conference, will be Bishop Richard O. Gerow of Nat chez, Miss. Other former youth di rectors who are now Bishops in clude Bishop Maurice J. Schexnay der. Auxiliary of Lafayette, La. Bishop James A. McNulty of Pat erson, NJ. Bishop Leo R. Smith, Auxiliary of Buffalo, N. Y. and Bishop Bernard J. Sheil. Auxiliary of Chicago. Twenty-four panels on all phases of youth work will be conducted during the meeting. The confer ence is sponsored by the Youth De partment. N.C.W.C. Thursday, Nov. 12, Father Moon ey will speak on the subject. “Dio cesan Council of Catholic Youth, Its Methods and Objectives.” Cardinal Cicognani was assigned to the titular Church of St. Ce cilia, and Cardinal Roncalli to the titular Church of St. Prisca. The other assignments to titular churches .were: Cardinal Ciriaci, St. Praxidis Cardinal Arriba y Castro, Sts. Valeria, Gervase and Protase and’Cardinal Quiroga, St. Augustine. At the same time, the Pope nam ed the Cardinals to serve with oth er Princes of the Church on vari ous Congregations. The Congrega tions and the Cardinals assigned to them were: Sacred Consistorial Congrega tion: Cardinal Ciriaci. Sacred Congregation for the Ori ental Church: Cardinal Roncalli. Sacred Congregation of the Sac raments: Cardinal Cicognani. Sacred Congregation of the Council: Cardinals Cicognani and Quiroga. Sacred Congregation for the Af fairs of Religious: Cardinals Ron calli and Arriba. Austria Fails To Abide Bv Concordant VIENNA (NC) His Holiness Pope Pius XII has expressed re gret that Catholic Austria has re fused to abide by the concordat concluded before the Nazi-German occupation. This was reported by Bishop Paul Rusch, Apostolic Administra tor of Innsbruck, who told of his recent visit to Rome in the course of a sermon in the parish church of St. James, at Innsbruck. The Holy Father pointed out that the Austrian concordat was undoubtedly still legally valid and in force, Bishop Rusch said. The Pope alto expressed sur prise that the Nazi marriage laws, introduced under the Ger man occupation, still remained legally binding in the re-estab lished Austrian Republic instead of having been abolished years ago and replaced by the former Austrian laws, the Bishop con tinued. “We will not submit,” Bishop Rusch declared, “to the preten sion of the state to decide whether a Catholic may, or may not, re ceive a Sacrament. If we allow the present situation to continue, it could well happen some day that the state extends its illicit inter ference with the Nuptial Blessing of the Church to other Sacraments as well.” Censorship Foes Are Blasted By DCCW Convention A ote State FEPC The women's organization also went on record in favor of a state Fair Employment Practices Act and for additional housing. Both political parties, the group observed, pledged to pass an FEPC law. but neither did so. The DCCW said there is a “pressing need for such legislation” and called for passage of the law at the next session of the General Assembly. Civil Defense organizations also need to be bolstered, convention delegates emphasized, because of the “ever present possibility of at tack.” All DCCW members should volunteer for CD service in their Pope Confers Red Hat On Five New7 Cardinals CASTELGANDOLFO. Italy Five newly-created Italian and Spanish Cardinals who were absent from the public Con sistory last January received their Red Hats, insignia of their high office, from His Holiness Pope Pius XII in a private cere mony at the papal summer palace here. Only about 100 persons in all were present as the Cardinals re ceived the hats, their cardinalitial rings and assignments to their titu lar churches in Rome and to vari ous Congregations of the Roman Curia. On January 12. the Pontiff conferred the Red Hat on 17 of the 24 newly created Cardinals. Now there are only two Cardinals, both of them communist prisoners, who have not yet received the insignia from the Pope. Sacred Congregation for Propa gating the Faith. Cardinals Ron calli and Ciriaci. Sacred Congregation of Rites Cardinals Cicognani. Arriba and Quiroga. Sacred Congregation of Cere monies: Cardinal Quiroga. Sacred Congregation for Extra ordinary Ecclesiastical A I a i rs: Cardinals Cicognani and Ciriaci. Sacred Congregation of Seminar ies and Universities: Cardinal Ciriaci. Sacred Congregation of the Ba silica of St. Peter: Cardinal Ar riba. The two Cardinals who have not yet received the Red Hat and the other insignia of their office are Their Eminences Aloysius Cardi nal Stepinac, Archbishop of Za greb. who is confined by the com munist regime of Yugoslavia to his native village of Krasic and Stef an Cardinal Wyszynski, Archbishop of Gniezno and Warsaw, who was recently “deposed” by the Polish communist government and is now reportedly confined to a monas tery. ----------O---------------- Catholics Form Nat’! Federation MANILA—(NC)—Chinese Catho lic associations from all over the Philippines met here jointly for the first time to organize the Fed eration of Chinese Catholic Action. Attended by 45 delegates from various provinces, the meeting was called by the Chinese Catho lic Association in Manila to unite all existing Catholic Chinese so cieties into one national body for the greater benefit of Chinese citi zens in the Philippines. Pray to Mary For Vocations To Diocesan Priesthood Prico Ton Cents $3.00 A Year Resolutions Touch State FEPC, UN, Civil Defense, Marian Year Opponents of Ohio’s film censorship law were described by the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women last week as per sons “who would place individual freedom above the common good.” In a resolution approved at the group’s final convention session, in the Neil House, the DCCW asserted that through the Department of Film Censorship, the state “endeavors to pro tect the young and the immature from immoral corruption.” Although the state can never legislate morality, the Council de clared, it can and must, through its police power, “enforce regulatory statutes which tend to prevent and punish immorality, which tend to protect the young from being ex posed to immoral influence when the parents of the young cannot or will not exercise their prerogative of parental censorship.” local communities, the delegates declared. The delegates went on record as commending the Un-American Ac tivities Investigating Committee of the Ohio Legislature for “-working diligently in exposing the com munistic menace, their caution to protect the innocent and their wis dom to avoid fan-fare and public ity.” United Nations Committee The convention recommended the appointment of a standing state United Nations committee for “the better observance of Unit ed Nations Week and Day in fu ture years” and “for disseminating the truth about the United Nations to the people of Ohio.” Professional members of Par ish Councils and those actively engaged in promoting a know ledge of international affairs were urged to study the "wise Counsels of the Holy Father on the aims, methods and fundamen tal principles" of a code of in ternational law Sympathy was expressed for all condemned peoples and "es» pecially condemned" was the "brutality by which Bishops and priests in the Soviet satellites are driven from office, imprisoned and killed." Marian Year Members of the convention were urged to have special devotion to Our Lady during Marian Year. 1954. The prayers of the laity of the Diocese were asked so as to “draw down the unfailing and loving protection of the holy and Blessed Virgin Man. upon the clergy and the religious serving in the Diocese, upon the parents and (Continued on Page 2) Public Schools Seen Stressing Moral allies INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (NC) Catholic support of “the rising groundswell” for religion in public schools is important to the U.S. school system, an educator told parochial school teachers here. Speaking before an Archdioce san Teachers’ Institute, Dr. Roma Gans of Columbia University Teachers’ College said it is essen tial for American Catholics to be come aware of and to aid present moves for greater stress on relig ious and moral values in public schools. At the same session a superin tendent of Catholic schools de clared that neglect of religious instruction in public schools was due to a scrupulous effort "to safeguard parental rights" and not to any lack of appreciation of its importance on the part of authorities. Msgr. Thomas J. Quigley, super intendent of schools in the Pitts burgh Diocese, expressed the hope that sincere study and discussion would some day resolve present difficulties. Dr. Gans stressed the importance of Catholics taking an active inter est in their community schools, both public and Catholic. More than 450 priests, Sisters and lay teachers attended the ses sions. ‘For Interracial Justice’ At ceremonies in the Carroll Club, New York City, the 12th annual presentation of the James J. Hoey Awards for Interracial Justice were made by Rt. Rev. Msgr. John J. Voight (right), superin tendent of Schools, Archdiocese of New York. Recipients were Mr. John B. King, Assistant Superintendent of Schools, New York Board of Education, Joseph J. Morrow, Director of Personnel Rela tions, Pitney-Bowes, Inc., Stamford, Conn.