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The text of the condemnation of the Education Bill which has been pronounced by the Bishops (p. 662). The reso-lutions of the Catholic Education Council (p. 663). Mr. H. Belloc's suggested amendments

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HE first sitting of the House of Commons after the holidays on Tuesday was neither well attended nor very long. In reply to a question from one who seemed to think that Lord Kitchener had aroused a g

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THE IMPOSSIBLE BILL.

THE Bishops of England and the Catholic Education Council have both been in session during the week. We publish in another column the series of resolutions regarding th

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MR. LABOUCHERE once said, that if he were in a position to give advice to the conductors of some of our daily papers, he would counsel them to look after their foreign correspondents, especially in t

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In no country outside Italy did the early Franciscan movement take root more speedily or flourish more splendidly than in England. The first Minister-Provincial, Brother Agnellus of Pisa, who was app

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(Concluded.)

The English had scarcely begun the administration of their new conquest when they perceived that Ceylon could not be governed by the Dutch plan of persecuting the Catholics, "a

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The consecration of the Right Rev. Mgr. Provost Johnson as titular Bishop of Arindela will take place in Westminster Cathedral on Tuesday, May r, the Feast of SS. Philip and James. The Archbishop of

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OUT OF DUE TIME.

Out 01 Due Time. By MRS. WILFRID WARD. London : Longmans.

" OMNE trinum perfectum." Mrs. Wilfrid Ward has already given us two admirable studies of contemporary C

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The Unseen World. By FATHER LEPICIER, O.S.M. London : Kegan Paul.

T N this volume of z8o pages Father Lepicier, the well-known 1 Professor of Theology in Propaganda College, and consult-ing

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A Modern Martyr, Thiathane Vinard. From the French by LADY HERBERT. Revised and Annotated by the REV. J. A. WALSH, Miss. Apost. Boston : Society for the Propagation of the Faith.

T,ADY HERB

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The opening paper, " Cardinal Newman and Creative Theology," emphasises very clearly a position which its writer—we must respect his anonymity—has consistently impressed on the readers of more than o

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The death of the Rev. Robert Francis Clarke, D.D., which we regret to announce elsewhere, is a serious loss to Catholic literature and to Biblical scholarship in this country. In the diocese where he

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Symbolism. Exposition of the Doctrinal Differences between Catholics and Protestants. From the German of John Adam Moehler, D.D., by James Burton Robertson. 6s. net. (London Gibbings.)

Manu

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ROME.

(FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.)

Sunday, April 22, 1906. " IGNIS ARDENS."

Calabria, Courrieres, Vesuvius, San Francisco ! Whether St. Malachy ever wrote his prophecy

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Two persons have gained considerable notoriety by the eruption. Professor Matteucci has shown himself to be a hero, and the Parroco of Ottaiano has apparently shown himself to be—well, something very

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Everybody except Professor Matteucci ? We know (from the daily papers) how sublime was his conduct, and we love to think of him in his eyrie up there within a stone's throw of the belching crater—cal

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On Friday Mgr. Stonor, Archbishop of Trebizond, celebrated the Golden Jubilee of his priesthood. He pontificated at High Mass in St. John Lateran's, and afterwards gave a breakfast to all the Canons

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Cardinal.,Logue and the Education Bill.—Speaking at Dundalk last week, Cardinal Logue said : " It is unnecessary for me to repeat again any remarks I have made with regard to the attempt that is ente

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Cardinal Richard's Coadjutor.—It will surprise no one to hear that the Holy See has given Cardinal Richard, the venerable Archbishop of Paris, a Coadjutor. His Eminence has been a priest for sixty-on

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The Editor of The Catholic Directory, we must suppose, has duly noted down, during this busy week, that the archdiocese of Westminster is richer by another Bishop Auxiliary ; and the satisfaction wit

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" Viator," writing in The Zambesi Mission Record on " Chisha-washa after thirteen years," says :

It may here be asked : Is there any prospect of converting the inhabitants of these pagan vi

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RESOLUTIONS BY PARENTS. WELLINGBOROUGH.

At a largely-attended meeting of Catholics, held in the Schoolroom, Ranelagh-road, Wellingborough, under the presidency of Lord Vaux of Harrowden, a

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Lord Vaux of Harrowden said he was very glad to see so many present, and offered to them his congratulations upon the interest they showed in what to them all as Catholics was a question of vital imp

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The governing body of the Salford Diocesan Schools Association, says The Manchester Guardian, have issued a handbill dealing with the Education question, in which a number of extracts from speeches a

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Mount St. Mary's College. VISIT OF BISHOP BRINDLE, D.S.O.

Concomitantly with the solemnities of the Holy Week services a reti eat was given by Father Joseph Bullen, S.J., at the College of

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THE FURNISHING OF NEW VOLUNTARY SCHOOLS.

ANSWERS BY MR. BIRRELL.

BOLTON.

In the House of Commons, Mr. Boland asked the President of the Board of Education : Whether he i

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WESTMINSTER.

TIIE ARCHBISHOP'S ENGAGEMENTS.

Sunday, April 29: Cathedral, receives Children's Offerings for Rescue Society, 4.15 p.m.

THE FORTY HOURS' PRAYER.—Second Sund

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BIRMINGHAM : MEETING OF THE SOCIETY OF ST. CECILIA.—The usual monthly meeting of the Society of St. Cecilia was held on Monday evening, April 23, in the girls' schoolroom, Shadwell-street. After the

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ST. GEORGE'S DAY AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL.—The titular feast of the Cathedral church of Southwark was solemnised by Pontifical

and developed, so to say, on architectural principles of cons

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YORK : A NEW PULPIT.—Tbe Bishop of Middlesbrough, on Sunday evening, inaugurated a new pulpit which has been erected in St. George's Church by the congregation. His lordship had in the morn-ing assis

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SLEAFORD : CATHOLIC MISSION VAN.--Mission vans worked by various religious denominations are now no uncommon sight in England, but up to the present no such work has been attempted by Catholics. Many

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The following statement on the attitude of Catholics in regard to the Education Bill was made by the Archbishop of Westminster at the Annual Meeting of the Catholic Truth Society held in the Cathedra

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THE REV. ROBERT FRANCIS CLARKE, D.D.

Our readers will learn with great regret that the Rev. Dr. Robert Francis Clarke died last Saturday at the Hospital of St. John and St. Elizabeth, St. J

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The Requiem for the repose of the soul of the Rev. Robert Francis Clarke, D.D., who died at the Hospital of St. John and St. Elizabeth on Saturday last, was sung in presence of Bishop Fenton at the c

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The Rev. Father Luis Martin Garcia, General Of the Society of Jesus, who died in Rome on the 18th instant, fell a victim to pneumonia consequent upon influenza which seems to have set up trouble from

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As a member of Cardinal Vannutelli's mission to England and Ireland, Mgr. Francesco Ciocci will be remembered by many here, for be endeared himself to all with whom he came in contact. A bright examp

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SOCIAL AND POLITICAL.

A marriage has been arranged between Everard A. Weld, second soh of the late Sir Frederick A. Weld, G.C.M.G., of Chideock Manor, Dorset, and Constance, second daughter

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