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PAtJE 2 Vietnam's President Re-elected SAIGON, Vietnam--Vietnam's Catholic President Ngo Dinh Diem won reelection by a large majority as expected efforts by communist Viet Cong terrorists to sabotage the voting failed to materialize. The President, who has head- ed the government here since lic for 300 years and is the brother of ArchbishoF Ngo Dinh Thuc of Hue. During 1951-53, while Vietnam's struggle for in- dependence from France was taking place, he lived for a time at the Maryknoll Junior Seminary at Lakewood, N. J. While in the U. S. he became an Oblate of St. Benedict. Catholics Urged To Back Unity Internationally WASHINGTON -- (NC) -- Catholics should be in the fore- front of the movement toward international unity, a Catholic Relief Services--National Catho- lic Welfare Conference official said here. Father Joseph Gremillion, CRS -- NCWC socio-economiel development director, said cur- rent trends toward unity are "a movement back toward the ori- ginal unity of the human fam- ily, fulfilling the potency seen by Plus XII as inherent to man and willed by God." Father Gremillion s p o k e THE OBSERVER FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 1961 S Meetings AURORA -- The recent Auro- ra deanery meeting of the Dio- cesan Council of Catholic Wom- en at :St. Rita school hall opened with a prayer led by the Rev. Sylvester J. Eye, deanery mod- erator. The business meeting was conducted by Mrs. Joseph Heitkoter, president. Father Eye spoke of the Cath- olic exceptional child and asked the women of the deanery to take on the project of helping in i this work on the spiritual level. I Mrs. Howard Gallagher reported on the progress being made in the field. points: the concepts of the lay apostolate; what it, entai]s; the work of the Church, and the lay- man's part in the work of the Church. He explained that he had been working to establish joint councils of the National Council of Catholic Men and the National Council of Catholic Women, thus affiliating them with the Christian Family Move- ment, and he emphasized that this strong Catholic organization is needed more than ever at this time. He told of a pending de- velopment in Washington for a Hotne and School association 1955, piled up especially large Vietnam became independeet (April 22) at a conference on throughout the country to further majorities in rural areas where in 1954 as a result of the Geneva "Apostolic Opport,unities I r] A POINT OF CANON LAW--The Very Rev. Arthur Car.n, O.M.I J.C.D dean of the Canon strengthen Catholic action. the Viet Cong has been strong- Agreement, which also split this Laymen Overseas. The meet- Law school at the University of Ottawa Canada is shown discussing points of law made at the Respond to Call est. The nation gave him 89 per southeast Asian nation into two ~,' . . mg was held at the Cathohe Urn-: 16th annual meeting of the Midwest Chapter of the Canon Law Socmty of America Tuesday, cent of the votes. Despite pre- parts, giving the communists verslty o! Amemca under the April 25. Others in the discussion, held at the Faust Hotel in Rockford, are: (I. to r.) the Rev. Professor Hayes urged his au- election violence, no major in- power in the northern part. The sponsorship of .the Women Vol- Romaeus O'Brien membeT of canon law faculty of Catholic University of America, Washing- dience to respond to any call cidentSself, marked the voting it- southernDiem heads,area'hasWhiCha populationPresidentof unteers ~ssomauon ann mei ton, D. C.; the Rt. Rev. Louis J. Francy, Rockford, president of the Midwest Chapter; the Most rag. ~ne sunject or ner trek was which;~ the Bishop . makesh;--t- .~.^ t the~.~ President Diem is a member about 13,000,000 including some graduate women's sodality of Rev. Loras T. Lane host for the two-day meeting; the Rcv. Benjamin Farrell, Wheeling, W. "Challenge to the Catholic Worn. ;~ ~,"~"~ ~ ,~/~", ~"Y"~.'='~ ' " " " "h .It.rig an. to react to mat avian-, Catholic University Va secretary of the Canon Law Society of America and Father Caron. Members of 42 Mid- an ' ann m ~t sne stressen t at . . . of a family that has been Catho- 1,250,000 Catholics. Father Gremillion deploredl Western diocese were represented at the two-day convention. (Morning Star photo) ' . loate as an orgamzahon, m eros- mUCh IS tO De none in tnc lay ~ r~ Lr s~;.1. ,n-~ the fact that for more than at apostolate by Catholic women to m~, ~ca, i,av~> ~mu. ~,~ ~.~ im ~' e " " "half ,eachin0s apostolate is the work of the lat- Reds Gain in Britain century communists and social-] rt ' r~,1~,! 1 "~m- ~,~ prom .nt t~at. c t g lty in the church; to help achieve ists have laid stress on inter-[l~ or///e~ leacher I| 'h t Ii/I -,S- llKlg ano t.nnsuan ,4wng IGod s creatwe plan in man. LONDON -- The Communist rently making greater progres~ national unity while Catholics] ] . llUl'gll ].~l~l~ i~|'~[~ . Mrs. onney a,so empnas,ze~I party in Britain, which suffered in Britain that it has done for by and large have been cam- t P C [A to. athe& all the duty of the Catholic woman ~ . .~ a severe drop in support after years," Douglas Hyde, a Catho- mltted to a sterlm nanonm,sm.i ]lI~ O 1" a III~T 1,to be articulate in parochial, dio-lMav Breaklast the 1956 Hungarian uprising, is again rapidly g a i n i n g in lic convert from communism, " 'My country, right or wrong, lDies in Iowa IKnIO nt I ,Ill|V III IA/N1PIfl cesan and civic affairs, and as a " ttrength, said in the weekly Catholic is non-Christian nonsense," heI . [~-~ t~-~J ,t.F ~ .L~m.~.L~j ~J.~ ,v~ ~,~ necessary part of this, the need ROCKFO.RD -- The Altar and declared. "It is rank heresy tol SINSINAWA, Wis. Sister M./ ~ to be well-informed on topics of Rosary society of St. Mary par- The Times, national daily, Times. said Britain's three most ira- The Communist party itself at make a god of the dear old pa-lAgnes Regina, O.P who taught] PITTSBURGH--(NC)-TThe Church must put more stress on lay- the day and world events ish will have its annual May r~ ~ ' 'men and lay act~v~tms if it is to make contact w~th many see portant universities -- Oxford, its national congress in London t 'ot'c sod.' for three years in St. James . ' '' " ~ . - 2.~0 Attend :"I breakfast Sunday, May 7, fol- DIXON --Approximately 350]~wing the,8 a.m.r Mass.t M:nS. Cambridge and London -- all reported that 1,229 people had ' The priest said popes since'Pro-Cathedral g r a d e school, tars of modern society, Bishop John J. Wright of Pittsburgh members of the Sterhng Dean- ~, . ', ', , have growing communist groups enrolled in the past seven Leo XIII have sought to check Rockford, died recently at St. stud nero. . tea,ere ~cnaer p esmen - nounces ~na~ all women oi me among undergraduates. Cam- weeks, bringing the total mere- "this nationalistic fever." At Dominic V i 1 1 a in Dubuque. ' parish are invited. The Bey. An- munist clubs have also been re- bership up to 28,770. first they met rebuffs from the Requiem High Mass was of- I thony Backer, superintendent of rived at the universities of Car- The party congress also re- advocates of nationalism -- fared in St. Clara chapel, here diff, Hull, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, ported a big increase in mere- climaxing in the nationalist by her nephew, the Rev. Rich- /Boylan high school, will speak. Liverpool, Leeds, Edinburgh and bership of the Voting Communist movements ted by Hitler and ard Maginot of St. Frances of [~n Mussolini but more recently Rome parish in Cicero, Ill. At- Dance Aberdeen. League and in the circulation of advocates of European unity ter chanting of the Office of "The Communist party is cur- the Daily Worker. I ROCKFORD -- The Y o u n g have beenputting their princi- Burial interment followed in ~Catholic Adults are sponsoring a ]dance Sunday, April 30, at Verdi ]hall from 8 to 11 p.m. with mu- l sic furnished by an orchestra. I Arrangements are under the chairmanship of John Morrissey. All young, single Catholic adults are welcome to the dance. Pope Uses Byzantine Rite plea into practice, he stated, the cemetery at the mother- "Much of this was stimulated house according to the Domini- m can rite eft of Cathohc Men, to be held VATICAN CITY -- In what is ltal Church. It expressed the at- by fear of ' ternational social- . ' " ~ts eonventmn here, he stud. ]sity, Chmago. Mr. Hayes ~s believed to be the first time in lfirmation of the Pope and the i~t solidarity, itself of course Included in survivors attend- here May 4 to 7. The Bishop added that t h cIpresident of the National Council often rather forced," he said. ing the funeral were a sister, Establish NCCM world is today experiencing "an~of Catholic Men. history, a pope consecrated an. Church of the equahty of excel- archbishop in the Byzantine Riteilence of the various Rites which "But willy-nilly, the technics- Miss Agnes Bonfig: a brother Bishop Wright said one of age of the laity in the life oft "The Meaning of the Lay economics - politics interplay and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Am- his main objectives in inviting the Church an age in which the Apostolate" was the topic of liturgy when His Holiness Popelexist within the Universal joins nation to nation and man brose Bonfig; and a niece, Miss the NCCM to meet 'here was to laity is called upon to be spec-IDean Hayes' address. He dis- John XXIII consecrated Father k Church. Archbishop Coussa, a Acacia Coussa as titular Arch-lmonk of the Melkite Basilian Or- to man all over the world. Patricia Maginot, all of Rogers set the stage for the establish- ial witness in many areas of.cussed a number of significant. Refreshments will be served. bishop of Hierapolis last week. I der of Aleppo, has been Assessor "And perhaps now the pull Park, Ill.; and a nephew and ment of a Pittsburgh Diocesan the Church's teachings." ]m~~~----~m A hundred years ago Pope IX/of the Congregation for the Or- toward outer space will pull us his wife, Mr. and Mrs. John Council of Catholic Men. Some He said laymen will be im- ~t~l~l[ ]H~P consecrated Bulgarian Bishop liental Church since 1953. Born in together at accelerated speed." Maginot of Morton Grove, Ill. 3,000 men are expected at the portant to the succcess of the!|l~''~" ~'~ ~"~ ~ ~ Joseph Sokolski but used theiAleppo, Syria, in August of 1897, ~ - - ~ forthcoming ecumenical coun- cil. ] Latin Rite. Today's ceremonyIhe was ordained a priest of the ~ : - ~i~:~:~~ Basis of Success was entirely in Greek and ac-[Melkite Rite -- a branch of the "We can be certain that the ~ ~[ t ~ ' cording to the Byzantine liturgy[Byzantine Rite -- in Rome in x~::::ii~. long-range success of this court-,~ [ by express command of Pope]1920. cil and its conclusions will de-~ale$ [ ~ - ] Service John who thus honored the tradi-I After serving as a professor in pond more than ever on t h e / tion and history of the Eastern]a seminary in Lebanon he re- Church. I turned to Rome in 1929 to aid in men,intereStindividuallyand coeperatiOnand in ftheirlaY" The consecration ceremony,codifying the canon law of the organizations,'; he said. MURPHY & GUSTAFSON, INC. which was used was specially I Oriental Church and since then composed by experts of the Sac-lhas been attached to the Holy The carrying, out of the deck- Phons AD 1-1216 Freepor~ sions of the council will depend , red Congregation for the Orien-lSee. ' on dedicated laymen, Bishop g211CTAI~ P~ ,9. ~Ul~K ]NC Wright noted. He said: "No mat- ~O/~IVOVII ~ ~1 ~1 l ~ - Pope Feels No Pride ter how you look at it, the long- Phone 136 Elizabeth range realization of the hopes VATICAN CITY -- His Hall- Pittsburgh, and a g r o u p of of the council will depend on " " hess Pope John XXIII said at seminarians laymen who take seriously their a general audience that when he looks out at crowds when he is being carried in'his port- able throne he feels no pride or vanity. Instead, he said, he often sees the faces of his mother and fa- ther and many other relatives who have died. Among those at the audience were groups from St. Louis and Noting the latter's presence, the Pope spoke briefly on reli- gious vocations. He said that parents of young people with vocations should not paint a pessimistic or overoptimistic picture of the religious life and, above all, should not place ob- stacles in the way of the young people seeking such a life. Brazilians Protest Tito Visit RIO DE JANEIRO--Hundreds the Atheist Dictator," "Out with of Brazilians demonstrated in Tit. Murderer of Christians" and front of the Yugoslav embassy here to protest against the June visit to Brazil of that commu- nist-ruled nation's President, Marshal Tit, (Josip Broz). The demonstrators carried signs reading: "Brazil is against "Tit Murderer of Stepinac." Alojzije Cardinal Stepinac, Arch- bishop of Zagreb, died on Febru- ary 10, 1960. after being jailed for five years (1946-1951) by the communists and restricted for the rest of his life to his native village of Krasic. Set Bishop's Consecration ST. CLOUD. Minn. -- Conse- of Bishop-designate Hen- J. Soenneker. 53, of Owens- boro. Ky has been scheduled for April 26 in St Mary's cathe- dral here. The consecrator will be Bishop Peter W. Bartholome of St. Cloud and the coconse- rators, Bishop J. Schenk of Du- luth, Minn and Joseph M. Mueller at Sioux City, I o w a. Archbishop William O Brady of St. Paul, Minn will preach the sermon. The prelate who will serve as the second Bishop of Owensboro has been spiritual director of St John's Seminary, Collegeville, Minn. St. Peter Gets New Elevator VATICAN CITY -- The new in St. Peter's basilica put into operation for the time on Easter. The latest step in the mad- of facilities of the ba- silica, the elevator can accom- 20 passengers m con- trast to the former load of 14 persons. The old elevator, installed during the reign of Pope St. Plus X. had been in service for 50 years. The elevator carries visitors to the roof of the church. Italy's Red Press Dishonest VATICAN CITY-- I,'Osserva-] The Vatican City daily said ~re R o m a n o has accused[the Red papers charge that the aly's communist press of dis-]proposed laws will endanger ~nesty for the way it has at-lthe freedom of artists but ig- :acked proposed c e n s o rship hare the fact that in Red-ruled nations the artist is the servant aws for Italian movies and of the state and party. College Gets U. S. Loan Washington--A million-dollar]nay H. Woolner of the Com- ~an has been made to Regis[ munity Facilities Administra- tor women at Weston, ttion announced he r e. Sister to build a college union Mary Alice is president of the with dining facilities college conducted by the Sis- 700 students and 82 faculty t e r s of St. Joseph some 12 Commissioner Sid- miles from Boston. .omnlunists Eye Priest s Generosity CHORWON, Korea--A Colum- as the result of a letter from ~an priest is distributing 800 the commanding officer of a of clothing to n ~ e d y U.$. military group here to his mbers of his parish here -- wife at Carlisle Barracks Pc, ;kin sight of north Korean]She enlisted the aid of the nmunist soldiers. [chaplain there and he in turn Father Peter Cronin of But-[started a p o s t-wide clothing lo, N.Y received the clothing Idrive. Polish Primate's Book Published CRACOW, Poland --,i'In the)tianization of Poland, has been published here ~ight of the Millenium, Stefan ~!i . . ~. , . . .I .tile WOrKny ~otano's t.arm- ,arolnal wyszynsKI'S splrltUallnal Primate was issueed by the^ ssays relating to the coming Znak (Sign)Catholic publishing I aardversar~" ~ the Chris- house. ! Plain folks but plenty smartl Gramps heads a house- hoed of 3 generations -- all with ideas of their own. Walter Brennan stars. THURSDAY, 7:30 P.M, WREX-TV ATLAS AD 2-9812 Tires Batteries Accassorias S&H Green Stomps "Across From St. Vincent's" I Many Couples Attend Cana Talk EAST DUBUQUE--One of the san Family Life bureau. largest Cana conferences ever Sunday, April 30, the Altar and held in the diocese took place at Rosary society of the parish will St. Mary church here Sunday, hold a public card party in the April 23, with a large group of school hall with Euchre being married couples in attendance, played. 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