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PAGE 2 THE OBSERVER II . U. S. Catholic Press Needs New Readers Asks Help for Farm Workers ]VIADRID--A Bishop has urg- ed owners of large estates in the f a r m region of southern Spain to help remedy what he called the scandalous plight of thousands of seasonal workers Auxiliary Bishop Antonio An- Ataun of Cadiz and Ceuta said it is imperative to aid the I starving farm workers whose average daily income last year months of unemploy-I including meat, was only 30 to 50 cents.! The Bishop, writing in the or-I gan of the Y o u n g Christian! organization, recalled ELY, Nev.--(NC)--The U. S. Catholic press is better than most people think--but its fur- ther progress will be slowec until they begin to realize it. land to g i v e property to as This was the message of many families as possible. Catholic editor in a talk to th~ Bishop Anoveros urged the annual convention of the Reno. establishment of small rural Nev Diocesan Council of Cath- industries to g i v e off-season olic Women. employment to farm workers Gerard E. Sherry, managing He also pointed out that many editor of the Central California large estates in southern Spain Register, Newspaper of t h el are only partly cultivated or Monterey'-Fresno, Calif dio- not cultivated at all. A more cese, said many Catholics don't intensive development of such bother to read the Catholic estates would give steady jobs press even when they subscribe at higher wages to large num- to it. t~ bert of farm workers, he said. They treat our press not as The Bishop told large land-part of the general apostolate holders that helping the poor of the Church, but as a charity farm workers is not a matter case," he said. "Their con- Pope Plus XII had called left to their own discretion, but sciences are salved by a check a reasonable distribution of their "holy duty to justice." in much the same manner that they would approach the Cam- Elected to French Academy musty Chest or the Unitedi Fund Drive." I PARIS--Eugene Cardinal Tit- other cardinals have been elect- "Yet, the Catholic press ofi Lt. dean of the Sacred Col- ed members in the course of the United States." Mr. SherryI of Cardinals and an inter- its history. . said, "leads the religious press: 1at,anally known oriental schol- was elected a member of French Academy, making one of France's "Forty Im- The onetime professor of As- who is n o w Librarian Archivist of the Holy Ro- Church is the first cardi- ml elected to one of France's elite groups in this cen- The French Academy was by Cardinal Richelieu 1635, and more than a dozen The 77 year old Cardinal Tit- of the world Over t h e past serant takes the seat left va- decade it has matured cons,d- cant by the death of Duke Maur- erably both in technical profi- ice de Broglie, a prominent ciency and in content. Its dad,- French physician. His election cared priests and lay editors took place (June 15), a week have been in the forefront of after the election of Jean Gait- those who would project the ton, professor of philsophy at real image of the Church." the Sorbonne and a highly re- "Apart from the question of spected Catholic writer. Author resources available to the Cath- of a major study on England's olic press, no just comparison Cardinal Newman a n d of a can be made with its secular treatise e n t i t 1 e d "Modern contemporaries. The Catholic Thought and Catholicism ' press function is totally differ- ent. After all, our purpose is Ordain Brazilian Seminarians zonas, a small town 1,500 miles up the Amazon river. U. S. Re- demptorists of the St. L o u i s province have been doing mis- sionary work in the region since 1953. Seven other seminarians from Brazil are now studying at the Redemptorist seminary h e r e. The four to be ordained June 29, are Brothers Joao Barreto, C.SS.R Francisco Martins, C.- SS.R Areal,no Araujo; C.SS.R and Raimundo Basics, C.SS.R. OCONOMOWOC, Wit. -- Four from the Amazon region of northern Brazil be ordained to the priest- here June 29, after five of study in t h e United ares. They will study two m o r e at the Redemptorist ma- seminary here before re- to Brazil. The four seminarians made studies f o r the at the Redemptorist seminary in Coari, Ama- New Aide for Christian Brothers to apply wherever possible the Good News, the meaning of the Gospel, to every day events -- to show the connection of the :one to the other." Mr. Sherry warned that "The importance of t h e Catholic press to both clergy and laity must not be underestimated. "None of this will be under- stood until Catholics not only subscribe in ever - increasing numbers to diocesan weeklies and Catholic magazines, but also begin to read them," he said. "While the Catholic press always needs subscribers,it needs readers even more." ROME--The Brothers of the Schools have elected Charles Henry, F.S.C the new assistant to the su- general for the Ameri- an provinces. The former Edward J. Butt,- Brother Charles Henry Las been provincial superior of Brothers' Long Island-New province, which has headquarters in Narragan- seer, R. I for the past four years. As assistant general for the United States he succeeds Brother Eliphus Victor, F.S.C of the New York province. Bro- ther Victor resigned because of poor health after holding the post for 15 years. No o t h e r elections were scheduled at t h e Brothers' meeting, their regular five- year assembly. gy Courses Offered by Mail DUESSELDORF, Germany- courses in Cath- theology will be started this for Catholic lay people. The central association of Ger- Catholic young women said courses will be inaugurated a study week at Haas Alien- seat of West Germany's atholic youth organizations. Staimer, who herself a doctorate in theology, be in charge of the under- taking. The courses will include 36 separate lessons to be spread over d two-year period. The par- i tic,pants will be expected to take part in three study weeks, and l to do three papers at home. The correspondence courses are aimed particularly at girls and young women~ and will be similar to courses which have already proved successful in Austria and Switzerland. Children Dedicated to Mary ROME--Several thousand chil-i (June Ii) was held at the Basili- en of Roman workers were ca of St. Paul Outside-the-Walls ~ c~ T ~ ;. ~. lin honor of the 19th centenary of hanst." tree arnvat or ~t. ram in frame. the Holy Euc I Pope John sent a message of dedication ceremony~blessing to the dedication. Asked to Stop Clergy Trials FLORENCE, Italy -- Mayor iorgio La Pir~ of Florence has! ~pealed to Hungary's comma- [st rules to halt the trial of! ',atholic priests and laymen in the interests of peace. The Catholics are charged with Mayor La Pira told Hungarian Ferenc Muennich that priests and laymen, are "guilty, only of believing in Christ.' He continued: "If the Hungarian government performs this act of justice, po- litical wisdom and human un- derstanding, the gesture will have a determining influence on the easing of tension and on the peace so much desired by the nations of the whole world." KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Here's. More About Charity From (Continued from page I) you," he said. "We in Africa are still ~oung in this tradition which has produced great nations in Europe and America. "You must be, patient and un- derstanding, and continue to give us the best you have to of- far in the material as well as the spiritual realm." Too Early To Tell In a question period followin his talk, Cardinal Rugambwa was asked if communism is a threat in Africa. He replied that it is "too early to tell yet" be- cause governments in Africa have not yet had a chance "to become stable." The answers he gave to some other questions follow: Is there any communist ac- tivity in TanganyikaT There are no Red parties in Tanganyika, "perhaps one here and there. We will keep it that way if you pray for us." CELEBRATES JUBILEE--The Rt. Rev. Msgr. Magnus A. Schumacher, V.F marked the 50th Do you approve of sending lay year of his celebration to the priesthood recently, at the same time celebrating the centennial and clerical Negroes to Africa .el the founding of his parish, St. Nicholas, in Aurora, with a Mass in the morning, a banquet in as missionaries? What about the afternoon and a pageant in the evening. Present for the ceremonies were: (l. to r.) the Americans? Most Rev. Lords T. Lane, Msgr. Schumacher, the Most Rev. Raymond P. Hillinger, auxiliary "No objection, provided they bishop of Chicago; and the Most Rev. Gerald Benkert, O.S.B abbot of Marmion Abbey. (Au- are well-trained and carefully " " " t Tara Beacon-News photo) selected. This apphes o Peace Corps personnel too and other Here's More About Americans as well. Islam Spread Slow Is it true that Islam is gaining more converts than Christianity in central Africa? (Continued from page 1) in Miami that his expulsion was[among the provisions it had in "Mohammedans are more Port-au-Prince b e c a u s e the due to the hostiiity of the Du- mind was the one which requir- numerous, of course. In Tangan- French-born prelate had criti- Taller government which w~ es the government to pay sub- yika, Islam is growing, but so '-- sidles to the clergy and to Re- is Christianity. There are very few conversions to Islam in my cized the priests' expulsion. The making a constant effort to in- ligious who teach in or direct own diocese (Bukoba). I don't apostolic nunciature protested terfere with the Church's work. national schools. against the issuing of the war- Oust Auxiliary Bishop Church authorities in Haiti, think Islam is growing much-- rant as a violation of the con- He branded as "absolutely reports continued, maintain that only through conversions with- cordat. Haitian police also entered the false and utterly without founda- the excommunication decree is in families." fully valid. But they took the What is the one most impor- cathedral in Port-au-Prince and elan" the government's charge position that the government's tant thing Americans can do for arrested 50 persons praying for that he had given money to request did not involve the recap- Africa? the expelled priests. A number communist - influenced uniTer- tion of a sacrament by an ex- "Pray for us, train leaders, of persons were beaten by the:airy students who were staging communicated person but only give financial help, scholarships police, i a disciplinary measure There- and build schools. I will never More than a year later -- on a strike, fore, in view of the obligations forget American generosity. Thanksgiving Day, 1960 -- the Early in 1961 the government of the concordat and to avoid a Continue being kind to us and-- Duvalier regime expelled Arch- also expelled Auxiliary Bishop refusal being made the pretext in a few years---when you come bishop Poirier without warning, Remy August,n, S.M.M of Port- for retaliatory steps against the to Africa'for a weekend, you will allowing him to take with him au-Prince, who had administer- Church, they decided to suspend, see the fruits of your gen- oa a plane flight to Miami only ed the See following Archbishop or at least delay, the application erosity." the clothes on his back, his pass- Poirier's ouster. The regime la- of one particular consequence How did you feel when you port and a dollar given to him tar Charged that the Haitian- of the decree and permit the Te received the news that the Pope by a priest. The Archbishop said born prelate had been friendly Deum. was going to make you a car: with political opponents of Presi- dinal? dent Duvalier. Says Migration Cited by University Along with Bishop Augustin Cardinal Rugambwa said it the regime also ousted f o u r IS Permanent was difficult to answer this ques- French priests and closed down rich, because it is like asking a the Catholicnewspaper,La Phenomenon how he felt when he be- Phalange. came a priest. CARDINAL BELLARMINE COUNCIL 4849, K of C. present a benefit Dance and Contests Featuring JIM LOUNSBURY, of TV FAME Star of ABC.TV's Record Hop Holy Angel School Hall . . . Aurora, Ill. Saturday Evening, June 24-8:15 o'clock The Holy See, in a January 12 GENEVA--(NC)-- The move- "For'me, I can't say what I decree of the Sacred Cons,star- ment of people from one coun- felt," the Cardinal stated. "It ial Congregation, then excom-try has become a "permanent was something which God wants municated all persons who had phenomenon," the head of the me to do---to do the will of God. had anything whatever to do International Catholic Migra- can't say. It was all right and Benefit; Knights of Columbus Youth Program $1.00 6. W. CLEMENTZ AURORA WIRING & FIXTURE COMPANY 939 FRONT ST. PH. TW 2-7380 AURORA FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 196]. of the Catholic Church through- out the world." Receives Degree Following the reception in his honor at Catholic university, the Cardinal offered a Pontifical Mass at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Auxiliary Bishop Fulton J. Sheen of New York, national di- rector of the Society for the Pro- pagation of the Faith, preached the sermon. The Cardinal was also honored at a reception at St. Joseph's Seminary, conduct- ed by Joseph,to Fathers. The Cardinal also received the honorary degree of doctor of ci- vil and canon law from George- town university. The citation hailed him "as a verification of the maturity of the Church in Africa" and "as a pledge . . . of still greater glories to his fellow countrymen." CATHOLIC TRAVEL LEAGUE Featuring the October 13 Feast Day Ceremonies Under the Spiritual Leadership of REV. JOSEPH T. HEALEY Harvard, Illinois Visiting Lisbon (Fatima), Rdme, Lucerne, Paris, London and Dublin (Extension to kourdes Available) Departing New York October 11 via Swissair DC 8 Returning October 27 via Irish Airlines 707 All inclusive price $848 For information Call your Local Travel Agent or with the expulSion of the two tion Commission told a Prates. ~,~oh ,!~] bishops, rant conference here. " " Elections Rigged James J. Norris, who is also A month later Bishop Paul overseas director of Catholic Robert of Lea Gonalves, also Relief Services (NCWC,), was French - born, was forced by a addressing an i n t e r national government order to leave his conference on migration held See after a government - organ- under the auspices of the World = ized mob broke into his real- Council of Churches. dence and looted it. 200 Delegates LOWER PRICES FASTER SERVICE In May, President Duvalier Some 200 delegates from all announced -- on the basis of continents represented the Pro- rigged parliamentary elections testant and Orthodox member held April 30 -- that he had an- denominations of t h e World animously been r~e-elected to a Council Observer groups rep- second term, although his old resented, in addition to the still had two and a half Catholic migration body, in- to run. eluded the U.N. High Commit- In connection with inaugura- sioner for Refugees and the In- ion ceremonies on May 22, a tergovernmental Committee' for Te Deum was celebrated. European Migration Mr. Norris told the confer- Decree Is Valid e nee that the main duty of Reports stated that the govern- agencies of the Christian de- ment said that if the Church re- nominations is "to help our gel- fused to comply with the con- low-Christians to develop a pos- cordat provision allowing the ,rive Christian attitude towards Te Deum, it would refuse to immigration and immigrants." comply with other provisions. Millions Homeless The Haitian Foreign Ministry, "There are still millions of which handles religious matters homeless people who are a day- for the government, said that by-day reproach and a remind- Service Station --24 Hour Service Motel-- 24 Hour Service -- Year Around Heating Oils --- Faster Deliveries Speedy Automatic Car Wash Using Modern Power Washing Equipment 1304 NEW YORK ST. ROUTE 65 AURORA PHONES TW-2-9122 & TW-2-5119 er of man's inhumanity to DR. G. J. KNOTEK Here', More About man," Norris said. Optometrist He went on to say that while L alW it is well and good to be enthu- ~ -~ EYES EXAMINED GLASSES FITTED OC omen siastic about mission activities, / .~r . . /~-'~/ ?~ ~o CONTACT LENSES (Continued Jrom page I) at the same time "we must be f,/~.~~~$@,4~ ,~"{ ~ more aware of a mission at our New Location first vows are: Sister M. Beata own doorstep which requires Marie Keck and Sister M. Mar- services to the refugees and Hours n,garita Pfile, both of St. James migrants who are m o v i n g $5 Million Hospital Opens 50 MAIN Dmlv.& Sat. 9-5:30 AITI tCtl A ill parish, Decatur; Sister M. Dam- around the world in ever-in, DES PLAINES, Ill. -- A new[ The new hospital, built by the 1Vlon. 9.8:30 ~ inic Savio Burke, St. Irene par- creasing numbers." Closed Wed. TEL. TW 7-1266 rieliSh' Warrenville; Sister M" Gab" ~---- n eMary Vanden Brook, St. Mi.~~ =~. BUILDING AND LOAN ASSOCIATION/AURORA i million, five story has ital Sisters of the Holy Familyof: P ' 4% eeser e at Ov,r am - " r "h "" 1 "* "" a ] ''"--= """" Nazareth will serve an estlmat- chael parish, Wheaton: Sister ea ZO t e riO y J~amlly w s ' . ~ M. John Joseph Griffin, St. Anne Oa All Sevin|, Assets Over $47,000,00050 ted 125,000 persons, and will be ~~ ;~ ~ $2,800,000.00 mcate{ (dunes; oy m~er[ " Istaffed by 500 doctors, nurses PHOTO EQUIPMENT and IES Misison, Oswego; Sister M. Lu- Per Annum r " i S & M SHOES ,Current Rate) ',ardinal Meyer, Archbishop of[and technicians. The institution Fast Processing Service (All Types) era Thoma, St. Patrick parish, lhas" 204 beds and 60 bassinets. Alex G. Nogy's Danville; 'Sister Antonissa Jo- hanna, St. Rose de Lima parish, The Store of Quality Religious Freedom Law Passed SilverGIoss Photo Monroeville, Ind and SisterIS N. BROADWAY 43* FO) ST. PH. TW 2-2008 AURORA M. 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