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Nine Save Sunday For The Family Editorial, Page Four Priests Named To Official Newspaper for the Archdiocese of Seattle Vol. 66--No. 7  41 First of Two Sections Seattle, Wash., Friday, February 15, 1963 Monsignori Section II Special Anniversary Edition Archdiocesan Development Fund Opens THE MOST Reverend Thomas A. Connolly, Archbishop of Seattle (right), points out the main entrance to the proposed South Seattle archdiocesan high school, depicted in an architect's sketch. Looking on are Very Rev. Ailbe M. McGrath (left), archdiocesan moderator of the First Annual Archdiocesan Development Fund campaign, and the Most Reverend Thomas E. Gill, V.G., Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle. The South Seattle school will be the first of five immediate co.instructional high schools to be constructed. Construction Of High Schools First On List Other schools following on schedule will be in the Bellevue, South Tacoma, Vancouver and North King County areas. Further long,range plans call for high schools hi Aberdeen, Bellingham, Chehalis, Everett, Longview and Renton areas. All schools will accommodate up to 1,500 students. The drive will underwrite a sweeping $1,500,000 program that also includes expansion of facilities at St. Edward's Seminary and the erection of homes for the aged. Delegates Say: U.N. Should Larger Percentage In Poll Noto.., ,,Suggest Favors Private School Aid ""r u'a''n ,TO, N.J., Feb. 11 (NC)--A majority of The American Institute of Public Opinion, which conducts the Policies UNITED NATION, N. Y., Feb. 12 (NC)--United Nations involvement i n t h e A s i a n Population Conference to be held in India in December has been questioned by three members of the U. N. Population Com- mission. Vittorio Castellano of Italy, Jacques Mertens de Wilmar of Belgium, and Francisco An- tonio Carillo of El Salvador all expressed reservations re- garding certain items on the proposed agenda of the con- ference. The Population Commission was considering the report of the preparatory committee for the Asian conference, which is to take place under the auspices of the U.N. Economic Commission f o r Asia and the Far East (ECAFE). The proposed agenda in- cludes an item on "policies de- signed to affect population trends," such as family plan- ning and public health mea- sures, an item requiring re- ports on measures taken by governments to limit popula- tion growth, and a final item calling for conclusions and re- commendations. The three commission members stressed that pop- ulation policies are strictly the province of governments and urged the United Nations to keep clear of decisions re- gardinueh policies. Castellano asserted that the prestige and authority of tl.e U.N. could be damaged if it accepted responsibility for such decisions. He said he consider- ed the request for government reports and the item on family planning and public health measures in the context of policies designed to affect the rate of population growth to be "tendentious subjects." The effects of pubic health measures (such as lower death rates and longer life expect- " " d " ancy) cannot be neutrahze , Castellano said, by family plan- ning measures. persons expressing an opinion in a nationwide poll said they are in favor of Federal aid to parochial and other private schools. Results of the poll indicated a sharp change in public opinion on the question as compared to two years ago. Gallup Poll reporters asked a representative sampling of the nation's adults the following question: If the Federal government in Washington decides to give money to aid education, should the money go only to public schools, or should the money go to help Catholic and other private schools as well? Forty-nine per cent said such aid should go tO Catholic and other private schools; 44 per cent favored aid to public schools only; and seven per cent expressed no opinion. Chancje In Opinion When the identical question was asked two years ago by Gallup Poll reporters, 57 per cent of Americans polled felt that Federal aid should go only to public schools; 36 per cent favored such aid for Catholic and other private schools; and 7 per cent expressed no opinion. Laymen Presented 'Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice' Medals VATICAN CITY, Feb. 11 (Radio, N.C.)Arch- bishop Josyf Slipyi of Lviv, sole survivor of the Byzantine R i t e Catholi Bishops of the Ukraine, re. ceived a hero's welcome from His Holiness Pope John XXIII when he reached here after 18 y e a r s of imprisonment and house arrest in the Soviet Union. Pope John greeted his release as "a stirring consolation for which we humbly thank the Lord.' The release of the 76-year-old Primate of the UkraiLe was an- nounced in Moscow on Satur- day. February 9. The PoIm con- firmed the news on Sunday morning as he was blessing the Priest Saves Boy's Life; Declines Unusual Reward DAVAO, P.I. (NC)--A young missioner with a Jeep, filling in for the town's ambulance, saved a young boy's life here. In the dark of night, Mary- knoll Father Edward M. Ger- lock, of Binghamton, N.Y., rushed the ll-year-old boy suffering from a ruptured ap- pendix, across dangerous, rug- ged trails to the hospital over 100 miles away. The boy, Domingo Casas, was saved by the operation. Then the young priest talked to the hospital staff and had the boy listed as a hospital charity case. The boy's family learned of all that the young priest had done for their son. Next day they came to the mission to thank him. The father ex- plained to Father Gerlock: "Padre I can never repay you for all that you did. We have no money. But I want to give you my boy. He will be strong soon and he will be a good worker." It took all of 30 minutes for the Maryknoller to explain to the grateful father that he could not accept such an offer but was only glad to help out. cornerstone of the new Lom- bard seminary in Rome. That s am e afternoon Archbishop Slipyi was in the Pope's private chapel praying at the side of the Supreme Pontiff to whose office he had remained stead- fastly loyal through 18 years of suffering. Tensions Diminish The dramatic release of Arch- bishop Slipyi from confinement is interpreted here as being a first visible sign of a relaxing of tensions between the Holy See and the Soviet Union. There is no specific official declaration to this effect. Nor is it possible to deduce it di- rectly, since a mask of silence has been clamped on all com- petent sources in the Vatican which might throw light on the Archbishop's freedom. But a change of policy can be deduced by piecing to- gether bits of information un- officially I e a k e d to Italian journalists and later identi- fied by competent sources as being true. Archbishop S 1 i p y i himself, now a resident in the apart- ment reserved for episcopal (Continued on Page 6) Archbishop's Release May Indicate Relaxed Tension Protestant opinion today on Federal aid to schools in compari- son to the sentiment in March, 1961: Feb., 1963 March, 1961 Public schools only ........................ 50% 63% Catholic, private schools as well ............ 42% 29% No opinion .................................. 8% 8% The institute said the change among Catholics on the Fed- eral aid issues is less marked than among Protestant voters. It published the following table on the sentiment expressed by Catholics: Feb., 1963 March, 1961 Public schools only ........................ 23% 28% Catholic, private schools as well ........... 71% 66% No opinion .................................. 6% 6% Pliqht Hit John XXHI has made the following episcopal appoint- NEW YORK, (NC)A ments, Archbishop Egidio Vag- nozzi, Apostolic Delegate in the Verona missionary, ex- United States, announced here pelled from the Sudan, today: characterized as "naive" Bishop James A. McNulty is transferred from the See of a statement by a Sudan- ese Embassy official in Wash- ington which claimed reports of an anti-Christian campaign in the Sudan are "untrue or heav- ily distorted." The priest, Father Lawrence Endrizzi, F.S.C.J., in a letter to Paterson, N,J., and becomes the Bishop of Buffalo. Bishop James J. Navagh is transferred from the See of Ogdensburg, N.Y., and be. comes the Bishop of Paterson. Bishop Leo R. Smith, Titular Bishop of Marida and Admin- istrator of the Diocese of Buf- falo, becomes the Bishop of Ogdensburg. Msgr. George H: Speltz, rec- tor of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary, Winona, Minn., is named Titular Bishop of Claneus and Auxiliary to Bish- op Edward A. Fitzgerald of Winona: Buffalo will be the third See in which Bishop McNul.ty has served the Church as a member of its hierarchy. the Catholic News, New York Sees New Form archdiocesan newspaper, point- ed out that His Holiness Pope Of Collective Bargaining CHICAGO, Feb. 11 (NC) -- Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz told a Catholic group here a new form of collective bargaining is developing and the Federal government is plan- ning to aid it. Wirtz spoke February 8 to the John A. Ryan Forum sponsored by the Catholic Council on Working Life. The forum is named for the late Msgr. Ryan, first director of the Social Action Department of the Na- tional Catholic Welfare Confer- ence. The L a b o r Secretary said that the new movement in col- lective bargaining is to make arrangements for the parties to deal, during the contract per- iod, with mutual problems, such as adjustment to automation. These discussions, he said, are intended to prevent the parties from waiting until the contract has expired and two or three years of problems and disagreements have ac- cumulated, he said. "I suggest that the govern- ment must respond to this new form," he said, noting that the Federal Mediation Service has already begun through its ef- forts to supply parties in na- tionally important negotiations with fact-finding studies. John XXIII has expressed his "profound grief" over the plight of 470,000 Catholics in southern Sudan who are being deprived of the comforts of their religion. Father Endrizzi's letter was in reply to a statement by S. A. M. Salih, press and informa- tion officer, of the Sudan Em- bassy in Washington, which was published by the News. The member of the Sons of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, expelled from the Sudan in January, said while there may be some religious freedom in the northern part of the coun- try, there is none in the southern part. There were few missioners among 102 expelled from last November to January engaged in education b e c a u s e most members of the educational staff were expelled between 1957 and 1962 "since the con- fiscation of our schools." The only true reason for ex- pelling the missionaries was that they as instructors and spiritual guides of the Chris- tians are by the very nature of their work interfering with the state's aim of stifling Christian- ity in southern Sudan," Father Endrizzi wrote. "The missionaries, therefore, have apparently become un- wanted witnesses to the anti- Christian policy of the state." In Today's Progress... FIRST SECTION Monsignori-Elect Gave Many Years of Service to the Archdiocese ..... :. ..... 2 Relaxation of Celibacy Rules Reviewed ... ........... 3 Sunday For The Family .. 4 Types o[ Pacifist Litera- ture .......... .......... 5 Even If Other Creatures E x i s t, Christianity Will Remain, ................ 6 Mental Health in Western Washington ............. 7 Pre-Cana Conference Slated 8 Guild for the Blind Plans Day of Recollection .... 9 CYO Teen-Agars of the Year Are Chosen ....... 10 Blessing for Film Produc- tion .................... 12 SECOND SECTION 25 Years of Dedication to Childhood's Greatest Need Tabloid ................ 1-8 ), / / By Georcje N. Kramer, Ph.D. There is really nothing to worry about this week. The S o v i e t troops and hardware in Cuba areno threat to the U.S. Khrushchev himself has given this assurance. He may not be too reliable, however, because he said he didn't know exactly how many Soviet troops are presently in Cuba, but they offered no threat because they were only instructing Cubans in the Use of modern weapons--defensive weapons, of course. We have been assured that all Soviet offensive weapons have been withdrawn from Cuba and all the Red soldiers would be leaving "in due course," ac- cording to a letter from Khrushchev to President Ken- e nedy, which has not yet been made public. "In due course" mlght mean never, or until they are pushed out. At least, until they shall have served their purpose. President Kennedy is report- ed to have written to Khrush- chev about the matter this week, and U. S. Ambassador to Moscow, Foy D. Kohler, is ex- pected to press the issue when he reaches the Kremlin. It is about time somebody blew the whistle on the dilly- dallying tactics of the Soviets, which continue to endanger the safety of the Western. Hemi- sphere. The present controversy over this important issue is not likely (Continued on Page 5) Hardware In Cuba Red Headlines and:: Deadlines: A sweeping program looking to the construc- tion of a large number of Catholi regional high schools, expansion facili- ties at St. Edward's Seminary, Kenmore, and the erection of homes for the aged was out- lined today by His Excellency, Most Reverend Thomas A. Con- holly, Archbishop of Seattle. The program is long-range in scope and will require sev- eral years for completion. To help finance the project, Arch- bishop Connolly also announced today the establishment of the First A n n u a I Archdiocesan Development Fund campaign in which every Catholic of the Archdiocese will be asked to participate. Minimum Goal Set Minimum goal of the cam- paign has been set at $1.5 mil- lion and the all-out effort to raise this sum will be con- ducted in all 112 parishes of the Archdiocese. "The Catholic high school," said Archbishop Connolly, "is the keystone in the arch of Catholic education. It is not only necessary for the main- tenance of our faith and the continuance of the work of the Church in the next generation but it is and will be the great bulwark of the State in the years that are to come." "We are still passing through the second pioneering stage in the history and the develop- ment of the Archdioce.4e. There is a continuing need for US to look ahead and to make ample provision for the future growth ol  the Church in this area and for the spiritual development and training of its youth. : "Such a program of expan- sion requires a financial out- lay of no small measure for it is concerned with the con- struction of new high schools as well as with the proper provision of other needed facilities. These projects are the responsibility of the Archdiocese as such rather than of any individual parish." Archbishop Connolly pointed out that this is the first time he has appealed to the priests (Continued on Page 3) Gallup Poll, said the present survey findings indicate that the change in sentiment on the Federal aid issue has come largely Distortion from Protestants. v,o. ,.w Of Sudan's Transferred The institute published the following table showing the WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (NC) of the Archdiocese, and pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Par- ish; Very Rev. Ailbe M. Mc- Grath, Dean, Central Deanery, and pastor of Holy Family Par- ish; Very Rev. M. P. O'Dwyer, Dean, Southern Deanery, and pastor emeritus of St. Michael's Parish, Olympia; Very Rev. Edward 3". McFadden, Dean, Western Deanery, find pastor of St. Patrick's Parish, Tacoma. Very Rev. John G. Mattie, Dean, Northern Deanery, and pastor of Immaculate Con- ception, Everett; Rev. Philip H. Duffy, Archdiocesan super- intendent of Schools; Rev. Michael Murtagh, pastor of St. Patrick's Parish, Seattle, and golden jubilarian; and Ray. John P. Doogan, princi- pal Blancher H i g h School, first high school under the long range development pro- gram planned by the Arch- bishop. Lay women and men vho will receive the "Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice" medal include: Miss Nora O'Neill, secretary to Archbishop Connolly; Mrs. Mary Bresnahan, associate edi- tor, The Catholic Northwest Progress; Miss Irene Weber, director of casework, Cath- olic Children's Services; Leo Gallagher, Tacoma, "father of the camping movement" in the 1,661 More Subscribe To Progress The Progress gained a total of 1,661 new subscriptions dur- ing the second week of Press Month. Priest-speakers, appointed by the Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas A. Connolly, gave Press Month sermons in 22 parishes last Sunday. Christ the King Parish, Seattle, with a total of 111 new subscribers, had the largest number of new sub- scriptions in a single parish and St. Bernadette Parish, Seattle, was second, report- ing 98 new subscribers. In the first two weeks of Press Month observance, The Pro- gress has gained 3,334 new subscribers. One hundred and twelve gift subscriptions were included in the new subscription number. In addition to Christ the King and St. Bernadette, parishes reporting n e w subscriptions were as follows: Star of the Sea, Bremerton, 95; St. Brendan, Bothell, 94; Our Lady of the Lake, Seattle, 93; St. Alphonsu, Seattle, 83; Archdiocese; Peter Emt, man- Assumption, Seattle, 76; St. ager of the St. Vincent de Paul Salvage Bureau; and Charles Vincent de Paul, Seattle, 75; Albert, retired president of the Our Lady of Guadalupe, Seat- Particular Council, Society of fie, 73; St. Anne, Seattle, 72. St. Vincent de Paul, St. John, Seattle, 70; St. " .Matthew, Seattle, f SS, Investiture eeremonics-+and .... Aegidius and Mary, Aber- presentation of medalswill be dean, 52; Queen of Heaven, held on a date to be an- nounced later. At that time, Archbishop Connolly will con- fer on each priest the roehet, mantelletum a n d birettum, symbols of the new rank. Many important posts have been filled by the priests who have been signaled out for rec- ognition by the Holy Father. (See Page Two for photos and biographical sketches of priests and lay persons hon- ored.) Tacoma, 50; Holy Family, Aul:urn, 49; St. Joseph, Fern- dale, 44; Our Lady of Lourdes, Seattle, 42; St. Rose, Longview, 42; St. Mary, Seattle, 40; St. Ann, Tacoma, 38; St. Mary, Marysville, 31; Sacred Heart, Enumelaw, 27. Immaculate, Seattle, 26; St. John of the Woods, Tacoma, 23; St. Michael, Olympia, (add- (Continued on Page 3) Bishops Named; Auxiliaries Building I)Plans Are Outlined Papal honors for nine priests of the Archdiocese of Seattle were announced today by His Excellency the Most Reverend Thomas A. Connolly, Archbishop of Seattle. The priests have been appointed Domestic Prelates by His Holiness Pope John XXIII with the title of Rijht Reverend Monsignor. They are now members of the Papal Household, according to word received this. week from the Apostolic Delegation in Washington, D. C. In the same official letter, the Archbishop named six lay persons who because of long service in their work for the Church, will receive the Papal Service Award, "Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice." The priests who have been honored are: The Rev. Joseph Wolter, J. U. D., Officialis of the Archdiocesan Tribunal, and pastor of St. Teresa's Par- ish; Very Rev. Cornelius M. Power, J.C,D., Chancellor