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True Peace Leath Through Mary Vol. ill, No. 14 Mindszenty Case Still Open, Sec’y Dulles Says NEW YORK (NC) The case of His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty, imprisoned Primate of Hungary, is still very much before the conscience of free peoples everywhere. This was the message from U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles read to a mass meeting held here yesterday to mark the tilth anniversary of Cai dina! Mindszenty’s arrest by the Red rulers of his country. Cardinal Mindszenty was cast in to prison in Hungary on Decem ber 26, the Feast of St. Stephen, the first martyr, in 1948. The Hun garian Catholic League of Amer ica, Inc., made up of tens of thou sands of Americans of Hungarian descent called upon their fellow Americans throughout the country to. offer special prayers on that dav for “the intrepid opponent of com munism.” The meeting here yesterday was organized toy 26 religious,-anticom munist and Hungarian groups in New York. New Jersey, Connect! cut and Pennsylvania and was held in White Hall of St. Stephen s par ish. Cardinal Mindszenty spoke from the stage of White Hall dur ing the visit he paid the United States in 1947. "The case of Cardinal Minds zenty, a defender of the faith and of human freedom against both of the great tyrannies of our time is not closed,” Secretary Dulles' message told the large number of delegates. “It is ac tively before the conscience of his countrymen and that of free peoples throughout the world. The prolongation of his unjust Incarceration adds daily to the moral poverty of his captors. Thomas J. Curran. Secretary of State of New York, told the meet ing that Cardinal Mindszenty’s trial was “farcial” and ‘brutal” and that the Hugarian Primate of fered both free and enslaved peo ples "a magnificent symbol for re sistance to communism. Nicholas de Kallay. former Prime Minister of Hungary, ridiculed the Red charge that the Cardinal was an “appeaser.” He said Hungar ians are fortunate that the I nited Unionists Told To Strive To Keep Benefits LANSING. Mich. (NC) Un ionists will have to work harder than ever to hold the benefits they have won themselves and for the rest of America, declared Msgr. William J. Flanagan, long an ad vocate of labor, in the Michigan area in an address here. The priest cited the trend in federal government to decentra lize authority in matters of great interest to labor and to throw re sponsibility on the states “where of course it could be chopped up in 48 different ways.” Monsignor Flanagan spoke of the “amazing job” done by unions in ridding themselves of communists “faster and more effectively than any other segment of the popula tion.” Hitting hard at communism, he also attacked those who. he said, would fight social gains by smearing as communists those who are effective liberals. “Down through the years,” he said, “almost every liberal union member who has fought hard and effectively for stronger unions and a better America has been called a communist—or worse.’ “Don’t let anyone stop you with a fake communist smear. Fight back. Don’t be afraid of being a liberal and don’t be afraid to stand up and be heard for the things you believe in,” he said. He called on the wives of union members to let other wives know “you are proud that your man is an active union man.” States is “taking an interest in our future.” Governor Thomas E. Dewey of New York. Senator Irving Ives of New York and Senator Alex ander Smith of New Jersey also praised Cardinal Mindszenty in messages read to the mass meeting. The Voice of America recorded the proceedings for broadcast to Eastern Europe. ----------------o----------------- Diocese Gives $67,536 To Marian Shrine A great love and devotion to the Blessed Mother of God was clear ly manifested by the priests and the laity of the Diocese of Colum bus during the month of December by their generous contributions to the collection for the National Shrine of the Immaculate Concep tion. The total amount sent to Washington was S40.100. “It is an excellent gift from our devoted priests and people and I am certain the Blessed Mother of God wilt continue her care of this Church of Columbus,” said Bishop Ready. Eight of the parishes of the Dio cese made offerings of SI 000 or more. The largest amount was col lected by Newark St. Francis which gave SI.455.50. The other seven in the order of the amount given are: Zanesville St. Nicholas. $1,350: Marion St. Mary, $1,329.07: Colum bus St. Aloysius, $1,300.25: Colum bus St. Joseph Cathedral. $1,200: Lancaster St. Mary. $1,180: Colum bus Christ the King. $1 004.51: and Columbus St. Christopher, $1,000. The quota for the Diocese of Co lumbus toward the continued con struction of the Shrine is $66,600. This year’s collection added to the former contributions already made brings the grand total to $67. 536.49. This exceeds the quota by nearly $1000. o----------------- Bishop To Offer Requiem Jan. 15 For Bishop Hartley Bishop Ready will offer a Pon tifical Requiem Mass in St. Joseph Cathedral Jan. 15 on the tenth an niversary of the death of Bishop James J. Hartley. The Mass, which is an annual event, is scheduled at 10 a.m. Assistant priest to Bishop Ready will be Msgr. Herman E. Mattingly, pastor of Holy Rosary Church. Dea cons of honor will be Father Wil liam Maloney, pastor of St. Aloysi us Church, and Father George Ken nedy. pastor of St. Agatha Church. Father John Simon, assistant pas tor at Holy Family, will be deacon of the Mass, and Father Leo Bene detti, assistant pastor of Our La dy of Victory, will be subdeacon. Students representing Catholic high schools in the area will sing at the Mass. ——o---------------- Named Nuncio To Haiti VATICAN CITY. (Radio. NC)— An Italian priest who '‘pent seven years as a member of the Aposto lic Delegation in the U.S. has been elevated to an Arvkbishop and ap pointed the new Papal Nuncio to Haiti. His Holiness Pope Pius XII has given the appointment to Msgr. Luigi Raimondi, who at the same time has been named Titular Arch bishop of Tarsus. £4 Some 300 young r*opl« ftom the Central Deanery of the Dio mm of Columbus gathered Sunday afternoon at St. Joseph Cathedral for the first Holy Hour for youth here. Msgr. Harry S. Connelly, paster of St. Joseph Cathedral, was celebrant at Benediction. Father George Fulcher, assistant pastor of the Cathedral, delivered the ser mon and Father Richard Dodd, diocesan director of Youth Activities, /SPAP'iR DIVISION Father FaistI Named Pastor At St. Gabriel Father Clement F. FaistI, who spent 14 months in war-torn Korea as an Army chaplain, was appoint ed by Bishop Ready Thursday as pastor of St. Gabriel’s Church, Co lumbus. The 41-year-old Columbus-born priest has a colorful background which includes offering Masses within open artillery range of the Red Army, making practice para chute jumps, publishing a prayer book for South Korean soldiers, and experiencing at Bastogne, Bel gium. the now-famous Battle of the Bulge. Father FaistI was graduated from St. Charles High School in 1929. and studied for the priesthood at St. Charles Seminary, Columbus, and Mt. St. Mary Seminary, Nor wood. He was ordained May 6, 1937 by Bishop Hartley, and serv ed for the next six years at St. Francis Church. Newark. During World War II, he spent three years with a glider regi ment, and was a member of the 101st Airborne Division which participated in the Normandy in vasion. When he was discharged from the Army as a captain in 1946, he held two bronze stars for gallantry in action and four battle stars. A civilian again he became pas tor of St. Peter Church. Millers burg. where he remained three years. In September. 1949. he wa* appointed by Bishop Ready as the first resident nastor of the new St. Monica’s Church In New Bos ton. Father Faistl’s second four nf Army duty began in October. 1950. and in August. 1952. he was sent to Korea and assigned to artillery units of the Third Division. Shortly before the armistice, when assigned to the Korean Mili tary Advisory Group, he publish ed a 12-page prayer book for the South Korean soldiers KMAG pro sented Father FaistI with a com mendation ribbon for meritorious service, shortly before he embark ed for the United States last Oc tober. Official The Most Rex erend Bishop announces the following appoint ments: Effective January 4, 1954 Reverend Ralph Hunsinger from Assistant Pastor, Blessed Sacrament Church, Newark, to Assistant Pastor, Saint Christo pher Church, Columbus, and Graduate Student at Ohio State University. Reverend Lawrence O'Connor from Assistant Pastor, Saint Christopher Church, Columbus, to Assistant Pastor, Blessed Sacrament Church, Newark. Effective January 7, 1954 Reverend Clement FaistI as Pastor, Saint Gabriel -Church, Columbus. 300 Attend First CYA Holy Hour Here Roland T. Winel Chancellor. Renowned Architect Dies NEW YORK (NC) Daniel Paul Higgins, prominent Catholic la man and noted architect whose National Gallery of Art and Jef ferson Memorial in Washington. D.C., have been admired by mil lions, died here after a brief ill ness. He w as 67. The eatholic Times Columbus 16, Ohio, Friday, January 8, 1954 CMLC Honors Bishop Bishop Ready, honored guest at Monday's meeting of the Ca tholic Men's Luncheon Club, chats with James Eldridge (left above), of Chillicothe, speaker for the occasion, and Budd Sweeney, CMLC president. A Point Four Program to aid millions of poverty-stricken Asians, was advocated this week by James Eldridge of Chillicothe in a talk before the Catholic Men’s Lunch eon Club. The address featured a meeting honoring Bishop Ready on the Ninth Anniversary of his in stallation as the Ordinary of the Columbus Diocese. Urging a foreign policy which would make the “Middle East bloom as it did in the days of the Old Testament,” Eldridge declar ed: “If democracy doesfi’t practice what it preaches, 500000.000 peo ple will swing into the Marxian .sphere of inilucnce.” Eldridge, who is News and Pro gram Director of Radio Station WBEX, Chillicothe, asserted that it is a “staggering fact” that these people are caught in the “mighti est revolutionary surge of all time.” because they were awaken ed to freedom and sell-rule by the Japanese whose conquering armies destroyed the myth of white man s supremacy. This area, he continued, is rio4l in natural resources which are needed in the free world. For this reason, Eldridge warned, the United States must move quickly in order to save Asia from the Kremlin. American Catholics, he said, are particularly fitted to play a prom inent role in the fprmulation of foreign policy because of their “sense of history and sense of in ternational understanding”. The historical understanding is derived from the fact that the Church has been the oldest witness to western civilization, and that it has developed many great scholars who have studied the great issues which have rocked society. Inter national understanding, he said, is possessed by Catholics who are taught that they are their brothers’ keepers, that excessive nationalism and a sense of racial supremacy is wrong. In conclusion, Eldridge, who is a member of the National Catholic Education Association and the Catholic Association for Interna tional Peace, said he was confident (Continued on Page 2) •3OO Japanese Baptized BUENOS AIRES. Argentina (NC) Three hundred children and adults of the Japanese colony were baptized here in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The church preserves an ancient chest filled with soil sent from Okinawa. Japan, in appreciation of a ship ment of foodstuffs sent by Eva Peron, deceased wife of the Presi dent of Argentina. sAdt r* -Ct led the prayers. The Holy Hour served as an introduction of the Catholic Youth Adoration Society to the diocese. Members of the society, young people of high school age, pledge themselves to attend a Holy Hour each month. The next is scheduled for St. Mary Church, Columbus, Sunday, Feb. 7. K A Hols Name Raliv Is Set At Cathedral Msgr. Harold J. O'Donnell, as sistant chancellor of the Columbus Diocese, will be the principal speaker Sunday at the annual ral ly of Holy Name Societies of the Central Deanery. The event is scheduled at 3 pm. in St. Joseph Cathedral. Bishop Ready will oreside at the rally and will celebrate Pontifical Benediction. Chaplains to the Bish op will be Father Raymond Bausch ard. pastor of St. Mary Magdalene Church, and Father Albert V. Kess ler, pastor of Corpus Christi. Msgr. Harold J. O'Donnell Deacon and subdeacon at Bene diction will be Father Thomas Lowry, assistant pastor of St. Leo Church: and Father Wayne Mey er. assistant pastor of Sacred Heart Church. Father George Fulcher, assistant pastor at Sc Joseph Ca thedral, will be the expositor. The program, to be held on the feast of the Holy Name of Jesus, will include recitation of the Rosary, led by Msgr. Harry S. Connelly, pastor of St. Jo seph Cathedral, and renewal of the Holy Name Pledge by the assembly. Father Albert E. Culli ton, diocesan director of the Holy Name Union and pastor of St. Christopher Church, will lead the pledge. The St. Charles Seminary Choir, under the direction of Father Thomas F. Gallen, diocesan direc tor of Church Music, will sing at the rally. Joseph E. Tritschler, diocesan president of the Holy Name Union, has appointed Ralph J. Kramer, sr., chairman, and Edward O. Ryan as co-chairman. They will be assist ed by John A. McAndrews and Charles E. Leach, program chair men: Henry A. Reinhart, Charles P. Gilbert and Leo C. Walter, ar rangements August C. Grodian. treasurer Edward P. Wolfe, assist ant treasurer and James J. Rabbit, chairman of ushers. All men of the Central Deanery, as well as young men of high school age, are urged to attend. o----------- High Court Studies 9 Magazine Cases CONCORD, N.H. (NC) The New Hampshire State Supreme Court will hear the case of a Man chester store owner charged with selling an obscene magazine de spite the dealer's request that the case be dropped. The Supreme Court has ruled that it will try this case and eight similar cases even though another court had found the magazine not to be obscene in a case involving its distributor. Father William P. Neiman, chair man of the Catholic Committee for Decent Literature in New Hamp shire. has reported that with some exceptions in the state's largest city, newsstand dealers are cooper ating with the drive to remove filthy publications from the reach of youth. Inion County Man Donates Church Site A 3.65 acre tract of land lo cated the Bellefontaine Road in Marysville has been donated to the Diocese of Columbus by a prom inent Union County land farmer. Mr. Ed Radebaugh. it was anncunc ed this week by Bishop Ready. The land will be the site for a new Our Lady of Lourde* church, rectory and social hall. A fund has already been started for that pur pose. The present church was built in 1869 the rectory was built in 1876. Father Leonard Falvev is the present pastor of the parish. Mr. Radebaugh’s donation was made in the name of his mother. Mrs. Barbara Radebaugh. In pre senting the deed. Mr. Radebaugh said the Church and his mother “haxe done and will do more for me than I can ever repay. This is one way that I feel that I can re pay them.” The tract, close to the Radebaugh home, at the western edge of Marysville, is an excellent location for the new church. It is situated across from Legion Park and is otherwise well located. Mr Rade baugh had donated a tract of twen ty acres near the property now eiven to the Church, to the Boy Scouts. The acreage is being devcl oped into an attractixe camp and park site. Tentative plans for the proposed church and rectory haxe been drawn up. The land is large enough for construction of a complete par ish plant, and it is honed that in the future an elementary school will be built on the site. Construction work on the church is expected to begin this spring. The architectural firm of Emerick & McGee has heen given the con tract for planning the new parish buildings. The present church structure was originallx’ dedicated to St. Peter. It was placed under the protection of Our Lads’ of Lourdes several years later. The structure was re modeled in 1900-1901. but for many years it has heen inadequate to the needs of the congregation. —o----------------pects Japanese Display Love For Mary TOKYO (NC) Special ser mons. devotions and processions to local shrines of Our Lady marked the first few weeks of the Marian Year in Japan. Pastors in the larger Catholic centers reported better than av erage attendances at daily Mass, and said that more and more peo ple were dropping into churches for visits on their way to or from work. Other reports disclosed an in creasing demand for pictures, med als and statues of Our Lady for private shrines in homes. These reports said that touching signs of devotion displayed by the Japanese Catholics show their deep tradi tional love for the Mother of God. “They do not know what they are doing. They twist the dis courses of the Pope and inter pret his every action with malev olent intent. This is a great crime. “Can you believe that the Pope and the Church are against the poor? Can the Pope be against the xxorkers? Can the Pope de sire war? The Pontiff then asked his audience to wish "a happy and holy feast day" in his name "even to these unhappy ones— the victims of perverse propagan da." Wish it to them, he said, "in the name of the Pope who loves all and would like to see all serene, at peace and in prop er well being." The Pope congratulated the group he had received in audience on their spiritual activity “of which We have received good no tices.” “We know that in the month of Goldwyn said the self-regulatory code is in danger of losing its au thority unless it is nodemized.” The producer stated: “To por tray life honestly on the screen re quires greater degree of latitude, xx ithm the bounds of decency, than exists under the code. The time has come to recognize this fact.” The code outline of xxhat consti tutes moral entertainment has “stood still” since its adoption, he said, while the world has moved New Philippine President Said To Be Pro-l iiion NEW YORK (NO The Christian-inspired trade union moxement in the Philippines ex a "better atmosphere” for trade unions under President Ra mon Majsaysay. This declaration was made by Juan Tan. president of the Federa tion of Free Worker® in the Philip pines, in an interview heard on the AFL program "As We See It.” Interviexved with Mr. Tan was Father Walter Hogan. S.J Ameri can priest xvho founded the Fed eration of Free Worker® Father Hogan reported "encouraging signs of genuine Christian cooperation between capital and labor’’ in the Philippines. Mr. Tan stated that botn the Secretary and the Department of Labor in the outgoing administra tion had stood in opposition to the trade union movement. He said the new administration promises “an atmosphere of freedom” for both the unions and industry. Pontiff Challenges Red Slanders Against Him ROME (NC) His Holiness Pope Pius XII has challeng ed the communist-inspired slanders being whispered against him here in the Eternal City. The Roman-born Pontiff took note of these slanders as he received in audience at the Vatican a group of Catholics from the Tor di Quinto quarter of the city. He wished the group a "happy and holy feast,” .compli mented them on their zealous spir itual life and then expressed regret that some people in the Roman quarter “could but would not come” to him. “We cannot keep from think ing xvith heartfelt sadness.” the Pope said, “of others who are not with you because they did not want to come. For some time perhaps they haxe abandoned God. strayed from Jesus, the Church and the priest. “Some are indifferent. Others, it seems incredible, have become enemies of the Lord. They live in chains of hatred immersed in pro found sadness without even imag ining that by turning to the house of the Father they could find their lost peace and serenity May, groups of faithful recited the Rosary in the streets and squares of your quarter, in front of a small statue of the Madonna. We know your little sons and daughters are like little apostles and that they call their compan ions to catechism and holy Mass on Sundays and Feast Days. All this has gixen us great happiness.” K ♦. Prayer FOR PEACE UNITY May The New Year Bring You Blessings And HappineM Price Ton Cents $3.00 A Year Film Magnates Rap Own Code As Case Goes Before Court WASHINGTON (NC) Two top Hollywood producers took pot-shots at the film industry's own code to keep U.S. mov ies moral, as the Supreme Court got ready to try a case on the legality of film censorship. While film distributors asked------------------------------------------- the Supreme Court to do away with censorship throughout the U. S., producer Howard Hughes (known for his “The Outlaw” cen sorship battle) launched a new film, “French Line”, disapproved by the Motion Picture Production Code, into U.S. theaters. At the same time, producer Sam uel Goldwyn called upon the Mo tion Picture Association, the group that administers the code, to “modernize” it for today s “more mature audiences. “tnless the code is brought rea sonably up to date, the tendency to bypass it. which has already be gun, will increase,” Goldwyn warn ed in a letter to Eric Johnston, president of the Motion Picture As sociation of America, the voluntary producers’ organization which ad ministers the code. on. “We must bring it into har mony with the times,’ he stated. The Production Code was form ed in 1929, and approved volun tarily by individual producers, who agreed it was for the betterment of the film industry to keep movies on an acceptable moral plane. The code as it exists today was commended by the Bishops of the United States last November in a special resolution which praised it as "a worthy under taking and one capable of afford ing vital protection to the whole public, especially youth, against the harmful influence of morally bad motion pictures.” In 1953. no film which earned the Code Seal of Approval was con demned by the Legion of Decency. Meanxxhile the U.S. Supreme Court was reminded of the influ ence of movies on juxenile delin quency as it prepared to hear a case on Nexx York State censorship of “La Ronde". “Is it safe in the light of the pres ent increase of juxenile delinquen cy to give carte blanche permission to a motion picture theatertoexhibit any picture without some prior ex amination to guard against an ob scene. lexxd. lascivious or immoral spectacle?” a brief submitted to the court by New York State at torneys asked. “Is there any differ ence from saying that narcotics or liquor shall not be sold to minors?” Arguments on the French film, “La Ronde.” scheduled in the Su preme Court for the first week of January, folloxxed an appeal by U.S. distributors of the film xvho asked the court to strike doxxn all censorship. New York barred the picture (condemned by the Legion of De cency) on the grounds that it was immoral. Distributors of the film asked the Supreme Court to de clare that any form of censorship prior to public showing of a movie constitutes a violation of the con stitutions guarantee of free speech. New York State attorney* In their brief said: "If there ever was a time in the history of fho United States when a need ex isted for the supervision .of inde cent and immoral exhibitions of motion pictures, it is now. “It is quite unnecessary to re mind the court that the problem of juvenile delinquency is an all embracing one, in which newspa pers, social organizations and gov ernmental agencies, including the Senate Judiciary Committee, are evincing great concern.” Pontiff To Hold Special Audiences For Envoys VATICAN CITY (Radio, NC) —His Holiness Pope Pius XII xvas scheduled to receive some 40 diplo matic representatives in audiences during the first weeks of 1954. The Pontiff began his annual series of diplomatic audiences by receiving the representatives of Brazil, India, Lebanon and the Po lish exile government. The head of each diplomatic mission is re ceived in private audience and his officers are then preserfted to the Pontiff. According to diplomatic sources, the Pontiff always shows keen knowledge of. and interest in these countries and their problems during the annual audiences. For Peace And I nitv CHAIR OF UNITY OCTAVE in lliiih! IANVAJIY 18«2$ Thousands of copies of the above posters, one of several de signs, have been prepared and circulated throughout the United States to publicize the annual Chair of Unity Octave, to be held this year from January 18 to 25. They will be displayed in subway stations, street cars, in churches and schools and other public places. Local posters will contain the time and place of the Unity Octove services. The observance wes first held in 1908 by Father Paul James Francis, founder of the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement, Garrison, N.Y.