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The King's Speech
. The King's speech outlining the programme for the session was remarkable for its uncontroversial character. The programme of legislation is not ambitious or contentious.
The re-election of President Roosevelt, with such whole-hearted endorsement, is an event whose sig-nificance will only be appreciated as his second term develops. Men may differ strongly about the wi
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The Preliminary Meeting to discuss Catholic Unity, which was held in London and addressed by Archbishop Hinsley, explored many of the difficulties which face an attempt to co-ordinate activities whic
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By PROFESSOR E. ALLISON PEERS
The traditional title used by Spanish monarchs was "King of the Spains"—and it was an exact one. Spain is not one Spain, but many. Though at the end of the fif
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II PRIESTS AND POLITICS At first sight Czechoslovak politics appear dull. The last five Coalition Governments have hardly varied in their political make-up. They were
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By Apostolic Letter, in the form of a motu proprio, the Holy Father has re-organised the ancient academy of the "Lincei" upon a broader basis, under the title o
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Major Happenings in October The meeting in New York of the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine ; the arrival of Cardinal Pacelli, Papal Secretary of State ; the drive agains
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One would hardly expect to find patriarchs and prelates of the Church in an exhibition of inn-signs, yet St. Peter, St. George, Stephen Langton, Archbishop of Canterbury, and others, are much in evid
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ALSACE - LORRAINE
The National Syndicate of French Schoolmasters at their Lille Congress, voted the following resolutions with regard to Alsace-Lorraine :—
Mgr. Gauthier, Archbishop of Montreal, writes in his pastoral :— "A look round the province of Quebec and our town of Montreal makes me wonder whether the Communist menace is sufficiently realized by
Fr. J. Vernhes, P.S.S., writing in the Revue Apol-ogetique, propounds a new definition of lying. He says : "A lie is the denial of truth due to our neighbour." (Negatio veritatis debi
With reference to the exclusion of all religious teachers from the girls' schools in Bavaria, the Nazi government has issued the following statement in explanation :— "The new ruling issued by the Ba
Hungary held its "Catholic Day" in Budapest on the 3rd October, when the study proposed to the Congress-ists had as its object "Christ and the Village." Says the Schonere Zukunft : "The Hungarian vil
In the Etudes, Fr. Brou offers some useful information on two decisions by the Holy See with regard to Japanese rites in honour of the kamis (superior beings), the Emperor and his ancestors. Original
The Central Committee of the Soviet Anti-Deist Association is making collections for what remains of Red Spain, part of the funds to be devoted to the erection of a rest house bearing the name of "th
Dom Antonio Marcet, O.S.B., who has arrived at Ottobeuron, announces that the world-famous monastery of Montserrat, of which he is Abbot, is now in ruins.
This was the work of Communists, a
G. K. CHESTERTON
(In this, the final Chapter, the Author sums up the doctrinal history of his life and his reception into the Church.)
When people ask me, or indeed a
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There have recently come to light the manuscripts of sermons preached by FR. GERARD MANLEY HOPKINS, S.J. Beginning with next week, THE TABLET will publish a selection of these sermons, in view of the
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MATHEMATICS WITHOUT TEARS
Mathematics for the Million. By LANCELOT HOGBEN. Allen and Unwin ; pp. 647, figs. 197. 12s. 6d.
This remarkable book has already been noticed in a number
FATHER DANIEL FINN, S.J.
We regret to announce the death of Fr. Daniel Finn, a member of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, who had come to England recently to make arrangements fo
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Sunday. THE TWENTY-THIRD AFTER PENTECOST.
There is a commemoration of the octave-day of All Saints, and of the Four Holy Crowned Ones, martyrs in Pannonia under Galerius.