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SPECIAL COLLECTION SUNDAY: Bishops "We are all equally responsible for the under- nourished peoples . . ." Pope John XXIII said in "Mater et Magistra" and in every Catholic church in the United States a collectLon will be taken this Sun- day, April 1, to aid those undernourished peoples throughout the world. The collection is for the Catholic Bishops' Re- lief Fund which supports Catholic Relief Services which, in turn, gives aid to the destitute in 67 coun- tries without regard to race, creed or color. The donation that is placed in the collection bas- ket in Bellingham or Everett or Olympia or Seattle may soon find its way to Hung Kong or Laps or Cal- cutta or Quemoy. In Hong Kong and Quemoy, refugees arrive by ANNOUNCED IN NEW ORLEANS: 1962 North American Liturgical Week Seattle August 20-23 Parochial Schools Seek Are Open To All Catholic Children the thousands, fleeing Red China. Living in shacks, tents, cellars and roof tops, these refugees depend on Catholic Relief Services for food, housing, cloth- ing and medicines. In Laps, uprooted natives depend on us for help as they leave their Communist-guerrilla infested countryside. In Calcutta the destitute are adjudged a drag on theLr country's economy because they lack the nour- ishment required for steady toil and education effort. These are only four areas in only four of the 67 countries your dollars will go to through the Catholic Bishops' Relief Fund. The Bishops' Relief Fund agency operates at one NEW ORLEANS, March 28 (NC) -- Archbishop Joseph F. Rummel announced "all Catholic children may apply for admission to the Catholic schools" of the New Orleans Archdiocese at registration time for the 1962-63 school session. The prelate's directive did not use the words "desegregation" or "negroes" but said it applied to all schools "both elementary and secondary, paro- chial and private," and that registration should be "according to accepted educational standards." The Archbishop's announcement was made at a meeting of priests of the Archdiocese March 27 at Notxe Dame Seminary here. The announcement said the Archdiocesan school office reports that present enrollment in Catholic elementary schools totals 61,025 while Catholic secondary schools have 14,682 students. It also said more than 5,000 eightk graders took the high school placement test February 3 and 10. It was indicated the ever growing number of Headlines L And Deadlines DeGaulle Knows I) Sovies By George N. Kramer, Ph.D. Those who questioned the wisdom of President Charles De Gaulle for making a compact with the Algerian rebels may have had a point but one can scarcely contend that he was wrong when he refused to send his foreign minister to the Ge- neva conference because noth- ing would be achieved. He was so right, not because he made an accurate guess but because he understands the Soviets. What was widely heralded and officially booked as a dis- armament conference turned out to be mostly a prolonged and fruitless hassle over Ber- lin. The foreign ministers have now gone home, leaving subor- dinates to kill time wrangling over non-essentials until June 1 when the 18-member commit- tee is scheduled to make a re- port to the UN General As- sembly. We hope this will not furnish another excuse for the U. S. to delay nuclear testing in the at- mosphere, despite President Kennedy's promise to do so to- ward the end of April. Anyhow, after a two-week round of pleasant dinner ses- sesions and "cordial" ex- changes, Secretary of State Dean Rusk rendered a hopeful report to President Kennedy. As one reporter stated it, Rusk flew home "with a sense of achievement despite the ab- sence of progress on the is- (Continued on Page 5) Funds of the lowest--if not the lowest--administrative cost in its fields. This means that more of every contrib- uted dollar reaches the needy in the form of tangible assistance. The agency maintaLns an overseas staff of 130 Americans to supervise its country programs. There are numberless persons in need of dona- tions from the Seattle Archdiocese. The need is as close as Miami, Fla., where Cuban refugees flock by the thousands, homeless, homesick and unable to speak English. And there is a need far from the Pacific Northwest in places as foreig n to us as Li- For Needy beria, Africa, where, tn some areas, infant mortal- ity is as high as 75 per cent. In past years the generosity of the people of the U.S. has not gone unrewarded. As the Most Reverend Archbishop Thomas A, Connolly said in his message last week to the clergy and faithful of this Archdiocese: "Because you have cared in the past, immeasur- able good has come to the world and to you. Re- calling the words of Pope Plus XII that "The face of the world can be renewed with a victory of Charity," we once again urge your generous re- sponse to this appeal and pressing need." Otficial Newspaper ]or the Archdiocese o] Seattle |illl I VOL. 65--NO. 13 41 Seaffle, Wash., March 30, 1962 (Published every Friday) $4.00 peryear--10c per copy i I I ] Federal For children to be accommodated in Catholic schools due to an- ticipated industrial development deems it necessary to inaugu- rate a uniform plan for early registration. Registration dates have been set for April 13 and 14, with hours to be set by each pastor or school principal for each of the two days. The registration days are intended primarily for chil- dren entering kindergarten or first grade and students en- tering first year high school next September. The announcement said that students already enrolled in a Catholic school w il 1 indicate during the week of April 8 their intent to continue in this school during the 1962-63 school year. Among those present at the meeting were Coadjutor Arch- bishop John P. Cody, Auxiliary Bishop Louis A. Caillouet and Msgr. Lueien J. Caillouet, vicar general of the Archdiocese. The Citizens' Council attrib- uted the integration decision to Coadjutor Archbishop John P. Cody of New Orleans. The integration of schools, both public and Catholic, has been a focal point of contro- versy here for years. Arch- bishop Joseph P. Rummel of New Orleans announced in 1956 that the integration of Catholic schools was under study, but a group calling itself the Associa- tion of Catholic Laymen was set up to block integration and the move was subsequently postponed. In July, 1959, Archbishop Rummel said Catholic schools would be integrated no later than the New Orleans public schools. Jackson G. Ricau, executive director of the Citizen's Coun- cil, issued the following state- ment on the subject of the al- : ::%i: legedly impending integration of Catholic schools here: "The South Louisiana Citi- zens' Council learned today, March 24, t h a t Archbishop Cody has definitely decided to integrate grades one through 12 of the Catholic schools this coming September. Official Pleads Individual Freedom INCREASED MOTOR TRAFFIC has brought about the installation of the first traffic light in The Vatican, a state so small it can be crosscd on foot in a matter of minutes. The light was placed at St. Anne Gate which has become a Believes Nation In Peril From Internal Forces Governor Proclaims K C Founders' Day: ..... MARCH 29, 1962 was proclaimed by Governor Albert D. Rosellini as Knights of Co- lumbus Founders' Day in the state. The Chief Executive, himself a Knight, Monday signed before K of C officials a proclammation, marking the 80th anniversary of the or- dcr's establishment and its 60th year of operation in the state. Shown with the Gover- nor (from left) are Robert W. Engel, Olympia grand knight; Donald S. Young of Seattle, Fourth Degree Master of Western Washington; George McCusker of Olympia, district deputy; and state Deputy Edward J. Logan of Seattle. Seated by the Governor Js Rev. Richard W. Stohr, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parisla, Scattle, and K Of C state chaplain, \\; Vatican's Fwst00Traffic Light bottleneck. Another traffic difficulty is in finding parking space in the few streets behind the Vatican walls. Papal gendarmes are now handing out tickets and drivers are being fined for inrproper parking. War Veterans WORLD TO HEAR POPE: Of 15 Nations Come Together Easter Messag MUNICH (NC) --.War veter- ansfromlSnationswhogath-For Holy Saturday ered here were urged by the Cardinal Archbishop of Munich to do all they can to work for justice, peace and brotherhood VATICAN CITY, March 28 (Radio, NC)The mong nations, annual Easter message of His Holiness Pope John Addressing several thousand former combatants attending a XXIII will be broadcast to the world Holy Saturday, field Mass here, Julius Cardi- ApriJ 21, at 8 p.m. Rome time (2 p.m. EST). nal Doepfner said: "Veterans of wars in which The Pontiff's message will be carried by Vatican they once faced each other in Radio and many radio systems throughout the world. bitter struggle with death-deal- ing weapons are now united Pope John's participation in Holy Week ceremonies will like brothers. You have seen begin Palm Sunday, April 15, when he takes part in the blessing the evil dab, s of destruction, of hate; now experience the joy of the palms in St. Peter's basilica and offers Mass there. of peace." Germany's President Hein- The Holy Father will go to the Basilica of St. John Lateran rich Luebke, speaking to 80,- Holy Thursday to officiate at the consecration ol the 12 cardinal 000 veterans "gathered in a c e r e m o n y on the Odeon deacons as bishops. On Good Friday he will go to the Basilica Square, said that courage, of St. Paul Outside the Walls to join in the celebration of that not weak submission, is the only way to preserve peace, day's liturgy. The veterans prayed for The Pope will again offer Mass in St. Peter's on Easter world peace in German, morning. A1 12:30 p.m, he will appear on the basilica's center l:rench and Italian in a serv- ice in the Munich Cathedral. balcony to give his blessing to the city and the world. WASHINGTON, March 26 (NC)A government conference to explore what schools should teach about the ideals of democracy was opened with a Federal official's plea for defense of individual free- dom. U.S. Commissioner of Education Sterling M, McMurrin reviewed March 26 his interpretation of the philosophy behind American democracy and edu- cation's role in preserving it. He said the nation today is in "deadly peril" from internal forces which he did not name, but which he said seek to endanger intellectual freedom in the name of national security. McMurrin also asked that education be used more fully to prepare Americans for "the new world- inindedness" which he said must replace provincial attitudes and local and national' isolations. The Commissioner, a 48-year-old appointee of President Kennedy, ks a former teacher of the Mor- mon religion, and professor of philosophy and dean of letters and science at Utah State University. Addition A lecturer since 1955 at the Aspen (Colo.)Institute for Ha, PI d A manistic Studies, he is the au-  n n e thor of works in philosophy and comparative religion, including All Sains "A History of Philosophy!' and PUYALLUP--A new addition "The Patterns of Our Religious is being planned for All Saints Faiths." Church here in the form of 430 The conference March 26 to additional nave seats, a new 28, convoked by MeMurrin, sanctuary, sacristies and a was attended by about 150 ed- heating system. ueators--including three from The 52 by 81 foot addition Catholic institutionsto con, sider what schools and col- will be of brick veneer to leges should teach about de- match the existing building mocraey, Communism and which will be gutted and re, tbe non-Communist world, modeled. Speaking on "Education for Interior finish, will include Freedom in a Free Society" at plastered and wood-paneled the opening session, McMurrin walls, acoustical and vinyl-as- said the roots of the basic bestos floors in the nave and American tradition of respect sacristies. for reason were in the "classi- The sanctuary floor will be cal doctrine that man is a ra- carpeted and brick reredoes tional animal and that his ulti- wall and exposed cedar-fin- mate good lies in the cultivation ished trusses will complement of his reason.., the interior design. "It .was the basis of the. The remodeled interior of stoic philosophy t h a t gave the existing building will structure to Roman law and match the new construction (Continued from Page I) in finish and materials. In addition, new structural steel ' supporting members will be Priest To Give installed in the existing walls to provide suitable structural Lenten Talk support for the existing wood Set To nw... seissortrusses. an,,i;ca, s A new balcony is also in- cluded in the remodeling plans. TAMWORTH, England, Mar. E.L. Mills & Associates is 26 (NC) -- A Catholic priest the architect and the bid was let to Absher Construction Co. accepted an invitation to give of Puyallup with a base bid of a Lenten talk at en Anglican $86,327. church here. Other contractors and their Subject chosen by Father bids were: Fitzpatrick-Mcln- Leslie McCallum of St. John's tyre, Tacoma, $94,923; Rush, forth Construction Co., Taco- Catholic Church here for his ma, $105,720; Goettling Con- talk at the Anglican church struction Co.,Tacoma, St05,900; (March 29) was "What is the Perry Construction Co., Fed- Church?" Father McCallum aT- eral Way, .$110,250; Lauren Sha- ranged with the Anglican vicar, fer, Tacoma, $110,700. the Rev. Alfred Jones, to re- main in lhe vestry during the ,lln Today's,,... I service until time for him to speak, and not to use the reg- [ Proclress ular pulpit. Similar talks are Prayers f0r Postulants ....... 2 being given by ministers of Providence Hospital, Everett, other religions in the Anglican Plans New Wing ........... church's Lenten series entitled, Something of Yourself (Edi- "Toward Better Understand. torlal) .................... , 4 ing." Mother Interferes With Father McCallum was or- Daughter's Life (Family dained after a hmg career as Clinic) ..................... 5 a journalis in Britain, Bel- YLI Burse Check Presented.. 6 guim. France, Spain, Portugal, Immaculate Slates Open and Argentina. House ..................... ?