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I i ! Ap ':HE FB! .... Warns Mora athy NowM.g00.T0oH;t y Co House Urged Ma st U S Freedom ro Prosecute " " Publisher EUGENE, Ore., March   WASHINGTON, M a r c h 13 13 (NC)Moral apathy (NC)--Rep. Kathryn E. Gran- CARDINAL DENOUNCES TERRORISTS--Paris, March 13 (Radio, NC)Catholics taking part in the criminal terrorism going on in France and Algeria have put themselves in diametrical opposition to the directives of the Church and "deny their faith in Christ," Maurice Cardinal Feltin declared here. The Archbishop of Paris again denounced the terrorists while presiding at a meeting of the St. Vincent de Paul Society here March 13. Cardinal Feltin reemphasized in hi speech his lenten pastoral letter, in which he told his people that terrorism is totally incompatible with Christian teach- ng. COLUMBUS DAY BILLS TABLED mWash- ington, March 13 (NC)mThe House Judiciary Com- mittee has tabled bills to make Columbus Day, October 12, a legal holiday. Observers said the committee's action was tantamount to killing the proposals. CATHOLIC ACTIVITIES RENEWED w Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 13 (NC)DWith the fall of Trujillo despotism in the Dominican Repub- lic, Catholic organizations have begun broadening their work for the restoration of normal society. Many of them were suppressed by the late dic- tator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo, but have now sprung up with vigor. The Young Catholic Workers have launched a series of lectures on the evils of materialism and Communism. The lectures also deal with trade un- ionism and the aims of the Young Christian Work- ers organization. Archbishop Octavia Antonio Beras of Santo Do- mingo said in blessing the social center that Rs lead- ers must "saturate themselves with Christ to spread His spirit among other youths. CITES PROOF TEXTBOOKS ARE ANTI- CHURCH---Guaralajara, Mexico, March 12 (NC)A Catholic newspaper has taken up the challenge of Mexican Education Minister Jaime Tortes Bodet to ghow where Mexico's compulsory textbooks attack the Church. The weekly La Epoca pointed to several anti- Church passages and asserted that more could also be cited. Torres Bodet issued his challenge when 300,- 000 persons paraded through Monterey to protest against a new compulsory textbook as anti-Church and pro.Communist. The Guadalajara newspaper quoted from the gov- ernment-prescribed History textbook for the fourth grade: "The Church placed all her fabulous power and all her influence agahast independence." STARTS SCHOOL FOR BOAT CHILDREN Hang Kong, March 12 (NC)--Running schools is noth- ing new to Maryknollers hero--they have a dozen in operation at present--but one missioner has started something newa boarding school for children of the famed boat people of Aberdeen Harbor. There are approximately 150,000 people who live their entire lives on small sampans in the har- bor here. The children on these boats go to work at an early age and know no other life than that of the water. Born on a sampan, each will grow up on one, marry on one, and probably die there. DACHAU TREATMENT FATAL  Hamburg, Germany, March 12 (NC)--The after-effects of ex- periments conducted on him by Nazi doctors at the Dachau concentration camp have resulted in the death of Father Mieczyslav Golniewicz, 53. At the requiem Mass here for the priest, who was the chaplain "to Polish Catholics in north Ger- many, he was cited as one of 2,000 priests who had given up their lives for Faith and country in World War H and its aftermath. CHARITY FOR PAGANS URGEDSydney, Aus- tralia, March 13 (NC)Norman' Cardinal Gilroy has urged Catholics to have charity for pagans in mis- sionary countries where Christianity is threatened by brutality and terror. The Archbishop of Sydney said in a lenten pas- toral letter on charity: "Our fellow men, who today call for an espe- cial outpouring of charity, are pagans in mission- ary countries. In addition to the other impediments to their learning the saving doctrines of Jesus Christ, there is in many places exaggerated nation- alism spurred on by atheistic Communism. "The tragic slaughter of missionaries in the Con- go is a terrible example of this. The enemies of Chris- tianity hope that by brutality and terror they will discourage other missionaries' mission fields. iiimmm uim  m m m m m m m m mmmm AJ 'Miss Lo' Leaves Settlement House After $7 Years HOT CAKES or WAFFLES and-- WASHINGTON.--(NC)--After 57 years on the job, "Miss Lo" is leaving the Christ Child Set- tlement House here. "Miss Lo" is Loretta Lowen- stein, at 88 Washington's old- est active social worker, who has been working with children at the Christ Child House since 1905. Miss Lowenstein turned down an  art scholarship to join the Christ Child work those many years ago. Since then she has never missed day as arts and crafts instructor at the Settle- ment house: Now Miss Lowenstein is mov- ing to the Sacred Heart Home in nearby Hyattsville, Md., where she hopes to help the Sisters in caring for the eld- erly guests. She was guest of honor at a farewell reception at the settle- ment house (Feb 15), during which she received a citation lauding her "devoted service and undeviating loyalty." PANAKE & WAFFLE At AiR Better Grocery S fores Named Vicar Apostolic VATICAN CITY- (Radio, NC)-- His Holiness Pope John ' Peanut Butter, Jams and Preserves XXIII has named Father Mi- AIso chel Carmancier of the So- ciety of Mary as.Titular Bish- Remember "SUNNY JIM," famous op Auguro and Vicar' Aposto- lic of the Wallis and Futuna ,It-''''''''''''''''''" islands of Oceania. r may cost the UnRed States its freedom, an authority on Communist subversion warned here. William C. Sullivan, assist- ant director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, de- clared February 27 in an ad- dress at the University of Ore, Ban: "To preserve our free- dom, we must live and abide by a moral code infinitely su- perior to th Communist code," The veteran FBi agent also is based on hystrt, alarmism, extremism, ot vi, ilante action will do inffftltely more harm than =ood" He described te b a t t I a against Commutlism as "att. tantc, mortal conflict," which poses "the central challenge of our age--whether a fre and open society can successfully repel end triumph over an un. free and closed totalitarian so- ciety," Sullivan said "the only intl. ligent, effective answer lies in a long.range, positive program based on a realistic, rational assessment of the danger, The future requires that we employ a constructive approach in de. veloping the necessary course of action in opposing and coun. tering Communism," One "powerful weapon" tn the fight against Commun |. ism, he said, is education, "We must dedicate ourselves to employing every possible means to improve the level of knowledge and understanding everywhere," he said, "In so doing, we will also be supply- ing the means whereby individ- uals can participate in elimin- ating the social, economic, and political problems which Com- munists exploit for their own benefit throughout the world," Sullivan s a i d Americans must "wage a constant strug- gle against moral apathy, be- cause through apathy our American heritage of free- dom may be lost. "We should be reminded con- stantly of our individual re- Condemned Communism TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO Pope Plus XI issued his encyclical Dtvtni Redemptorls condemning atheistic Cam- mtmtsm. The amazingly keen foresight shown in the 1937 encyclical has been borne out by the train of events which reflect the ominous growth of Communism over the past quarter century, The Holy Father's warning of the Red threat to the world peace still has grave meaning for the world, Shown above, Pope Plus X1 sits at his desk in the Vatican reading the proclamation. sponsibilitles and the need to guard against becoming so concerned about our own wel- fare that we become uncon- cerned about the material and spiritual well-being of others," he said, "To preserve our freedom," he continued, "we must live and abide by a moral code in- finitely superior to the Com- munist code. We must continue to subscribe to and be guided by that code in order to achieve excellence in our per- sonal and social performance." He emphasized the neces- sit of recognizing and being gu,ded by such concepts as freedom under law for every person, the inherent dignity and worth of every person as "a sovereign personality," the equality of all before the law, the superiority of the individual person to society, and the fact that "only through a rule of law--civil and moral-can society fulfill its obligation to the individ- ual. Sullivan said that while in- ternational Communism directs its efforts against the entire non-Communist w o r 1 d, "the United States is given special attention, since it is Commun- .ism's strongest adversary." ahan of Pennsylvania has urged the government to prosecute a New York magazine publish- er for mailing "evil and sug- gestive" adverfisments to chil- dren. Mrs. Granahan, chairman of a House Post Office subcom- mittee, sharply criticized the publishers of a magazine called EROS in a speech on the House floor March 8. She said the firm was send- ing children advertising mater- ial "obviously intended to in- cite immoral interest." She declared that there have been "numerous instances" in which the entire student bodies of schools have received ads for the magazine. Mrs. Granahan s aid her subcommittee had com- plained to the Post Office Department, but had been told that the material ap- parently was not illegal. Mailed fliers for EROS de. scribe it as "a new quarterly on the joy of love" and "the magazine of sexual candor." The ads say the magazine "is the result of recent court decisions that have realistically interpreted Americ's obscen- ity laws and that have given to this country a new breadth of freedom of expression. Mrs. Oranahan was seconded by Rap. Glenn Cunningham of Nebraska. Cunningham stressed the need for obscenity legisla- tion which distinguishes be- tween adults and minors and recognizes that materiel which is acceptable for adults may be objectionable for children. Communist Pupils Face Expulsion SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (NC) --Expulsion from school faces young Costa Ricans who engage in Communistic or other anti- state activities, according to a new rule adopted in the coun- try's high schools. It is spelled out in a school registration form to be signed by parents of the 30,000 pupils who will begin their educa- tional term in March, Seattle Missionaries In Teaching The Blind To Read CONTACT FOR CHRIST in Koyoto. Maryknoll Sister Stephanie (Nakagawa) from the Seattle Archdiocese, is teaching the catechism in Braille to two blind Japanese. These lessons are among the direct evangelization works of the missionary sisters who are supported by your donations in bringing health, holiness, learning and love to mission lands. Japan "'?!ii::i!'!i!. i!i i:!ii::i! i!{ i!!i!. 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Sister Theresa Martin is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo W. Fallen of Seattle. Hungary Releases MOSCOW Hears That Jailed Priests BERLIN (NC)--An unspeci- fied number of imprisoned priests in Red-ruled Hungary have been let out of jail but ordered not to engage in priest- ly activities for three years, according to reports reaching here. Reports said the priests were under arrest pending investiga- tion of charges of "subversion" against the Communist govern- ment. Hungary's Ministry of Interior reportedly told the priests that it could not prove its suspicions of subversion and was therefore suspending action against them. At the same time, the gov- ernment's Office for Church Affairs told bishops to suspend the released priests for three years. If they are not suspend- ed, bishops were warned, the priests will be rearrested. Priest Who Edited Magazine 44 Years Dies at Age 84 MILFORD, Conn., March 14. (NC)--Father Charles J. Cal- lan, O.P., editor of the monthly Homiletic and Pastoral Review from 1916 to 1980, died Febru. ary 26 at 84 in Milford Hos- .pital. The Dominican priest, widely known for his writings in the Scriptural and liturgical fields, had lived here in retirement since 1956 because of poor health. Before that he had served as pastor of the Domi- nicans' Holy Rosary church in Hawthorne, N.Y. Fasting Is Harmful NEW YORK, March 14--The Soviet people, be- set by shortages of some staple foods, heard this week that "the head works poorly on an empty stomach." This and other aspersions were showered on the custom of religious fasting by Radio Moscow in what purports to be a reply to a listener's question. The pro- gram was monitored by Radio Liberty. Radio Moscow's comments to the question, "What is the danger of religious fasting?", were prepared by D. P, Tselishchev, a member of the All-Union Society for the Dis- semination of Political and Scientific K n o w 1 e d g e, and broadcast on February 26. "Fasting, like all other reli- gious rites and customs has only a harmful effect," Tselish- chev said, noting that in the Russian Orthodox Church, for example, 275 days out of the year are designated as fast days. According to specialists at Radio. Liberty, the Soviet "researchers" have thrown in 50 days for good measure. Ac- tually, only 110 days can be considered days of fast in the Russian Orthodox Church, the other 115 days being days of abstinence, when only dairy and meat products are pro- scribed. According to the Soviet propagandist, the custom of fasting "originated long ago." "In the distant past, when- ever there was a lack of food, toting wu a natural experi- ence," he said. "For centuries now, religious leaders have been advocating the necessity of fasting, asserting that God himself through Christ or Mo- hammed, demanded abstinence from satiety." Tselishchev accused the "exploiting classes" of hav- ing supported the tradition to their advantage. "To force workers to perform their duties in a half-starved condi- tion is advantageous to those who exploit them," he said. Tselishchev "reasoned" that "the idea behind fasting is that it leds us to see only what the priests want us to see; the head works poorly on an empty stomach. "Fasting is not only spiritual seduction, transforming believ- ers into obedient slaves of God, it enervates the organism. Be- lievers who do not realize this only ruin their health. Commenting o n Tselish- ehev's condemnation of reli- gious fasting, a spokesman for Radio Liberty recalled that the Soviet press has re- cently revealed chronic short- ages of meat, butter, milk, cooking fats, fruits and most vegetables in the Soviet Union. Urged To Shun You+h Festival MONTREAL (NC) -- Officials of some 30 Catholic student federations have urged all Catholic students of North America to shun participation in the World Festival of Youth to be held this summer in Helsinki, Finland. They adopted a resolution calling the festival a meeting for one ideological group only, namely Communist." The youth officials took the action at the annual business meeting March 2-4 of the North American Commission of Pax Romana, an interna- tional movement of Catholic students. U.S. Catholic youth organi- zations backing the resolution included the National Federa- tion of Catholic College Stu- dents and the National New- man Club Federation. et Mrs. Kennedy's Audience Is Rare Event For Pope By MSGR. JAMES I. TUCEK VATICAN CITY, March 13 (Radio, NC)--The fatherly warmth of His Holiness Pope John XXIII and the elegance and poise of Mrs. Jacqueline Ken- nedy combined to make their March 11 meeting one of the rare encounters of the Ponti,ff's reign. MSGR.-ELECT RYAN Father Ryan Of Wapato Named Msgr. YAKIMA--The Roy. Peter J. Ryan, pastor of St. Peter Claver Church, Wapato, who is remembered in the Seattle Archdiocese for his 22 years as pastor at Our Lady of Good Help, Hoquiam, as well as sev- eral other assignments, was honored by Pope John XXIII who named him a domestic prelate with the title of Right Reverend Monsignor. The honor was announced by the Most Reverend Egidio Vagnozzi, Apostolic Delegate to the United States, in a mes- sage to the Most Reverend Joseph P. Dougherty, Bishop of Yakima. Bishop Dougherty, accom- panied by Rev. Patrick Don- nelly, chaplain of St. Elizabeth Hospital, Yakima, made the presentation of the honor priv- ately to Father Ryan in the rectory of St. Peter Claver's where he is convalescing follow- ing surgery in St. Elizabeth's last month. Formal investiture will be held when Father is in better health. Monsignor-elect Ryan is the second monsignor in the dio- cese. The other is Very Rev. Joseph Luyten, pastor emeritus of St. Andrew Church, Ellens- burg. Father Ryan, born in 1888 in Ireland, was ordained in 1912, the same year he came to Seat- tle. His first assignment was to Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Sedro Woolley. His first pastorate was at St. Ann Church in Sumas. Father was pastor of St. Joseph, Wenat- chee from 1918 to 1923 at which time he was appointed to Sac- red Heart, Tacoma, and then to Our Lady of Good Help, Ho- quiam, where he served from 1923 to 1945. In 1945 Father Ryan went to All Saints Church in Puyallup and one year later he was as- signed to St. Peter Claver, Wa- pate, where he has served 16 years. The wife of President F. Kennedy was accom from her Rome residence at the Villa Taverna, where the U.S. ambassador lives, by Archbishop Martin J. O'Connor, a native of Scranton, Pa., and rector of the North American College in Rome. She arrived at the Vatican at 10:35 a.m and was received in the yard of St. Damasus by U.S. priests serving with the l:apal Secretariat of State: Msgrs. Plus Benincasa of Buffalo, N.Y., and Paul Marcinkus of Chicago, and Father Daniel F. Cronin of Boston. The First Lady wore a full- length black dress of but elegant cut with a collar and long sleeves. She wore three strands of pearls and her head was covered with a black lace mantilla. Her beauty and poise were striking. At precisely I1 a.m., Arch. bishop O'Connor and Msgr. Nasalli Rocea escorted Mrs. Kennedy to the Pope's study. On entering, she genuflected, kissed the Pope's ring and sat down in a chair beside his desk. Mrs. Kennedy hter said that she was immediately put at ease by the Pope's manner. During the 30-minute audi- ence, she said, she and the Pope talked about her family. She recalled that when sht told the Pope that her dau Car's name is Caroline, he said: "Ah, after the saintly Charles Borromeo." The Pope called to her at- tention that he, her husband and her son all have the same name--John. In an exchange of gifts at the end of the audience, Pope John gave Mrs. Kennedy ro- series and medals for mem- bers of her family. She pre- sented the Pope with a vol- ume of t h e President's speeches. "To Turn the Tide." Toward the end of the audi- ence, Archbishop O'Connor, Msgr. Thomas Ryan of the Secretariat of State, Msgr Benincasa, Msgr. Marcinku and Father Cronin rej Mrs. Kennedy and the Pope. Pope John escorted Mrs. Kennedy out of his study and through a series of adjoining rooms,, an honor considered rare since he normally bids goodby to his guests at the threshold of his study. Immediately after leaving th Pope, Mrs Kennedy went the apartment of A,late Car- dinal Cicognani, Papal Secre- tary of State and former Apos- tolic Delegate to the U.S., where she visited for 20 min- utes. The Cardinal gave her a prayerbook in English for Caroline's First Communion and a doll dressed in the uni. form of a Swiss Guard. While Mrs. Kennedy was visiting Cardinal Cicognani, Pope John received in special audience a group of more than 30 U.S. newsmen whp are fol- lowing Mrs. Kennedy in her travels. The Pope greeted each journalist individually and chat- ted generally as he passed from one to the other. Bishop Declares Far East Reds Bishops Warn Can Be Stopped Of Communist SEOUL, Korea. -- (NC) -- A missionary bishop who has seen the Communists in action in the the Far East since 1920 said they can be stopped if the Christian world will match their zeal. This was the view expressed by Bishop Thomas Quinlan, S.S.C., in an interview on Korea's American Forces TV network. The Irish-born mis- sioner, now Vicar Apostolic of Chuncbon, also made a state- ment defending the bravery and loyalty of American sol- diers captured by the Reds in the Korean conflict. The bishop retold his ex- periences on the infamous death march to northwest Korea on which 98 persons died or were shot. "I do not share the views of those who say the GI's did not measure up to the traditions of their army," he said. "Any country could be proud of them. On the death march I never heard a second call for volunteers to carry a comrade unable to walk. Men with very little reserve strength left for Teachers of Sacred themselves did not hesitate to Doctrine to Meet DETROIT, (NC)--The eighth national convention of the So- ciety of Catholic College Teach- ers of Sacred Doctrine will be held here April 23 end 24, prior to the convention of the Na- tional Catholic Educational As- sociation. Father Bernard Cooke, S.J., president of the 750-member society, sid t h e meeting's t hem e will be sacramental theology. One of the special sessions, he said, will be on "Contemporary Thee 1 o g i c a 1 Developments and the Intellec- tual Formation of Sisters." shoulder the stretchers and carry their comrades when they were too weak to walk." For the UNUSUAL IN GIFTS... GUnDERSOn Original Jewelry S27 PINE 764 SROADWAY SEATTLE TACOMA Inroads (Continued from Page 1) era, among workers, univer sity students, professional peo- pie and even high school stu- dents." "Communist agents infil- trate newspapers, broadcasting stations, television and other key positions to influence the education of the people." e"Elements of marked Marxist tendency are found in all our universities." The Bishops warned that legislation and other reforms would accomplish little in the long run unless the people are properly educated. "Without an adequate edu- cation," they said, "there shall be no spirit of sacrifice to seek solutions to the social lem, to unite the people, raise their productivity, make wise use of salaries with- out wasting them in vice." GIFTS For All Occasions AND CHURCH GOODS, Int. -- Caholie Boo 'Sellers -- 607-60 UNION ST., SEATTLE MU. 2-3929