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News Section--Page 6A THE OBSERVER EDITION OF OUR SUNDAY VISITOR Sunday, September 10, 1950 To I Consequences Of w., officio. At College Dedication ! [ 'nnr p,...rCrwded Germany Yo.k, , tvw,mn~,* iuence l"raucis Cardinal Spelhnan, .o, ,,,ooze'worries Pnest o ficiate at the dedication of Gevken San Antonio, Tex. -- (NC)--A leaflet Bible course for Catholic students in public high schools which was used foc the first time here last year, has been adopted as the official Conft'ate,'nity high school text in the l)ioeeses of Roch- ester, Manchester and Covington for the 1950-195t school year. The e6mplete four-year course will be ready in 1952. Tried successfully with 2,000 public high school students in San Antonio, the second yeac of the course follows a plan being worked _qut under the sponsorship of Bis- hop William T. Mt oy of Coving- ton, member of the Confraternity's Episcopal Committee. The leaflets will be distributed during the school year. Costs have tlall at Price College here on No- been pared to the price of 2c I)er By C. !.'. Marley leaflet so as to be within the price range of all students. Bulk Des Moines--(NC1H,C)--Cath- mailings to dioceses and parishes plies who are prone to feel that taking up the course are being i peoples in other lands are willing handled bY the Cnfraternity ; t "sit back and h't Anlerica feed O C Office in San Antonio under the!them'' should have the oplmrtunity direction of tim l~,ev. Charles J. to meet a little (;ermau priest who Drees, Diocesan C.CD Director rcently visited the National who is chairman of the project. The Ray. Daniel W. Martin C.M., Scripture professor of Ken rick Seminacy in St. l.ouis, wrote the text, discussion aids, problem eases, and applications of the doc- trine to the student's daily life. Most of the text is composed of the actual words of the Bible. Official Says Catholic Intellectuals Should Exert Their Influence Amsterdam, Netherlands --(NC) --Ramon Sugranyes de French general secretary of the graduate division for Pax Romans, pointed out the urgent (luty of Catholic intellectuals to spread Christian principles in intecnational organi- zations like the United Nations and UNESCO (United Nations Ed- ucational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), at the 21st annual Worhl Congress of Pax Ramana here. The secretary said that rela- tively few qualified Catholics par- tieit)ate in international activities. His remarks created a lively dis- eussion and it was generally agreed that Catholic groups shouht be drawn to this Christian work and that Catholic college and uni- versity students and alumni, es- pecially those affiliated with Pax Romans, should regard such parti- cipation as a duty. The congress, which closed after a full week of lectures and discus- sions, had as its general theme "The Collaboration of the Catholic Intellectual in the Work of the Redemption." More than 700 stu- "We Dress Your Floors and Windows" dents and alumni from all parts of the world attended the confer- ence. Catholic Rural Life Conference headquarters here. He was Father Iteribert Abel, :)astor of a rtu-al parish in the diocese of Fulda, 50 percent of which belongs to the Rt,ssian zone. Saddened and extremely sensitive about the conditions in Iris country, it was hard foc this modest man to relate the needs of his country- nlen. Father Abel steadfastly refused to fix the blame for the European wedicament on anyone. Ile had only words of praise and gratitude for the contributions of food and clothing made by Americans. "We would have starved had it not been Catholic Population Doubled Since 1947 for the m'ivate help of so many Kyoto, Japan--(NC)--The Cath-' American families and Marshall olic population of the Prefecture Plan aid," he said. of K~'oto has more than doubled in the last three years, according But far from being solved, the problem continues to become more to the annual report of Msgr. Paul grave each (lay. Father Abel point- Furuya, Prefect Apostolic of ed out, telling of the deplorable Kyoto. conditions of people still in the In 1947 Kyoto had 1,559 Catho- Soviet zone. As for Western Ger- lies and 642 catechumens. In the many, it is burdened with 1,000 12-month l)eriod ending June 30, additional people coming in each 1950, the Catholic population in- night from behind the h'on Cur- creased from 3,017 to 3,880, and the tain without any means of life. number of catechumens from 1,900 About 3,000,000 people are uncra- te 3,128. Pesident priests opened ployed, and 2,500,000 families have four new stations during the year no homes. As bad as conditions to bring the total of permanent are in the Western zone, the pep- missions to 14. pie there have recognized they In the entire Prefecture, 1,238 have immensely more than other Baptisms were recorded during the Germans in the Soviet zone. Per- year, inelnding 848 adult converts, iodically collections of food and St. Francis Xavier parish, the clothing are taken and sent largest in Kyoto, accounted for that zone. moce f~han half of this total, with As for the expellee problem, 667 Baptisms, including 462 adults. Father Abel frankly stated he did This parish now has some 1,700 not know what might lmppen if no catechumens under instruction, outside solution is provided. The lack of land, unstable financial con- Prelates Take Possesion ditions, the lack of homes and jobs and the fact that the problem Madrid, Spain --(NC)-- Bishop grows (lay by day is the cause of Jaime Font Andreau, former Or- extreme concern on the part of dinary of the Diocese of Zamora this German priest. took possession of the new Diocese of San Sebastian today. Fr. Frederick Spillcamp Bishop Casimiro Morcillo, Auxil- iary of Madrid, will take posses- Divine Word Provincial sion of the other newly-created London--(NC)--The Rev. Fred- See Our Complete Line e" Broadloom Carpeting 15noleum Tile Kitchen Cabinets and Sinks Curtains and Drapes Window Shades Plonn!ng Services and Estimates Free Coil Main 3-9651 CAR-PET-LINE STORE Inc. 428 7th St. Rockford, III. Diocese of Bilbao on September 8., His arrival at the new See will coincide with the mid-century an- niversary of the eoronation of Our l,ady of Begone, patroness of Vizcaya. 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