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/ Official Newspaper for the Archdiocese of Seattle Vol. 66No. 18 4E Seatkle, Wash., Friday, May 3, 1963 $4.00 per year--IOc per copy ,i Peru Prelate Conference Archbishop o..oco, T-o gttJ J t--'"c'a-e ,/a Scores Unfair ,g/on Set Distribution seattle"el" .omm,tteO00oo,ereooe*O 0,..o.a At Investitu 00e..,oo no. .a. re been formed Members of the CUZCO, Peru, May 1 (NC)--Distribution of both three major faith in Seattle The solemn investiture of the Right Reverend material and cultural wealth is intolerably unfair are cooperating in a follow- Monsignori, Domestic Prelates to His Holiness Pope throughout Peru, Archbishop Carlos Jurgens Byrne, up of the National Conference John XXIII and the conferral of the Papal Decora- C.SS.R., of Cuzco declared here. on Religion and Race held in tion, Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, will be at 3 p.m. this The Archbishop spoke in a pastoral letter urging his Sea's wealthy Catholics to aid the i? : hundreds of thousands of per- sons in the diocese who are living in subhuman conditions. Detailing conditions in his See, the prelate said: :.: "The growth of infant mor- i tality, tuberculosis and other diseases are devastating wide !:i::: areas of the archdiocese be- ? :,..:,.,..: ...... cause of the miserable condi- tions of life. Wages are often Catholic U's New Drama Center unjust. Illiteracy is common in rural sections. The morals of THE REV. Gilbert V. Hartke, O.P., veteran director of the Catholic University Theater, the people is low. Homes are shows the plans of CU's new $1,500,000 drama and speech center to Mrs. Lyndon B. broken by the need to provide Johnson, wife of the Vice President. The project which will include a 600-seat theater, for so many children and by had been announced on Father Hartke's silver anniversary at the University.--(Religious the perversion which leads News Service Photo.) some to monstrous abuses. enumeration," the Archbishop said, "we want to call your at- tention to three points: 1) the painful situation of our foreign students with re. gard to housing and board, and the moral problems they must face while away from their homes; 2) the unequal distribution of farm land; 3) the shameful living condi- tions of our workers, who either are not paid, or re- ceive wages which are not enough to provide for their most pressing needs. "Faced with this tragic scene, the Church is raising its voice to point out errors and to guide." January in Chicago At that conference Seattle was selected as one of ten pilot cities to consider the responsibilities of religion concerning racial prob- lems. The Seattle Conference will be held Wednesday, June 5, at Seattle University. The con- venors of the Conference are the Most Reverend Tomas A. Connolly, Archbishop of Se- attle; Rev. Everett J. Jensen, president of the Greater Seat- tle Council of Churches; Rabbi Raphael H. Levine of Temple De Hirsch. Sunday, May 5, in St. James Cathedral. The Most Reverend Thorn. as A. Connolly, Archbishop of Seattle, will confer the in- vestiture rites. Chaplains to the Archbishop will be Rev. John Egan and Rev. Joseph Brennan. Chaplains to the Most Rev- erend Thomas E Gill, V.G, Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle, will be Very Rev. John R. Sul- livan, S.S., and Rev. Edmond Long. The Ray. ThomasO'Calla- ghan will be processional cross- bearer and Rev. James MaUa- han will be metropolitan cross- bearer. The assisting priest will be "The distribution of mater- Rev. William Treaey and the Italian Vote Analyzed: ial wealth- housing, food, r y"ra'" F-r Ecumenical masters of ceremony will be C-hri00ian [)emocrafic Lo medieal supplies--andthe ? Rev. Stephen Szeman and distribution of c u ! t u r a l Rev. John Lynch. sses wealth -- education, training, At the solemn Benediction | culture and even religious Coun il Pope Urges Archbishop Connollywillbethe care -- is intolerably unfair C | celebrant; Rev William Power Red Gains M k Elecfio throughout Peru." the deacon and Rev. Joseph ar ns Bishop Jurgens recently up- VATICAN CITY, May 1 (Radio, NC)--His Holt- Doogan the subdeacon. tie, Dean, Northern Deanery, and pastor of Immaculate Conception Parish, Everett; Rt. Rev. Msgr. Michael Mur, tagh, pastor of St. Patrick's Parish, Seattle, and golden jubilarian; a nd Rt. Rev. Msgr. John P. Doogan, M.- Ed., principal Blanehet High School. Lay women and men who will receive the "Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice" medal include: Charles Albert, retired presi, dent of the Seattle Particular Council, Society of St. Vincent de Paul; Peter J. Emt, man- ager of the St. Vincent de Paul Salvage Bureau; Leo Galla- gher, Tacoma, "father of the camping movement" in the Archdiocese; Mrs. Mary Bre- nahan, associate editor, The Catholic Northwest Progress; Miss Nora O'Neill, secretary to Archbishop Connolly; Dr. Pat- ricia Smith, lay medical mis- sionary in Vietnam; and Miss ROME, May 1 (Radio, NC)  Communist gains in Italy's national elec- tions will make it hard for the Catholic-oriented Christian Democrats to form a stable government, observers here believe. They also regard election re- suits as a repudiation of the Christian Democratic opening to the left, the alliance of the left-of-center coalition of Chris- tian Democrats, Democratic Socialists a n d Republicans Headlines and Deadlines: Something Added May 1 By George . gmmer, Ph.D. Something was added to May Day celebration in Moscow this year. Attired in olive-drab fatigue uniform and combat boots alongside his boss, Khrushchev, stood Fidel Castro reviewing the fuur-hour parade. For the first time, the U.S. ambassador to Moscow and the embassy staff did not ap- .pear on the May Day review. mg stand, because Castro was there. Neither have they attended any of the many official func- tions arranged in honor of the barded one from the Soviet colony of Cuba. Since his arrival in Mur- mansk last Saturday, following a secret 12-hour nonstop flight from. Havana aboard a Soviet TU-114 turbgprop plane, Castro has been showered with recog- nition. At Murmansk he was greeted by A, astas I. Mikoyan who spent several weeks in Cuba last fall presumably advising what to do with offensive weapons during the missile crisis, In Moscow, Khrushehev staged his hug-and-kiss per- formanee, but nobody knows for certain whether he kissed Castro on one or both cheeks. This is important because it may have significance. In a speech atop the Lenin Mausoleum Sunday, the Cuban Red was given an apportunity to assail the U.S. as "the im- perialists who would not hesi- (Continued on Page 5) l ln Today's Progress... I Duty Stressed at ACCW Meet ..................... 2 Perpetual Help Convent Dedication Set Tomorrow At Everett ...... . ......... 3 Edmonds Parish Plant Announced ............... 3 Healthy Indication (Editorial) ............... 4 After 30 Years (Editorial).. 4 Religious Promise Binding.. 5 Christian Culture Series, Lesson 16 ................ 6 Fatima Parish Luncheon Slated .. : ................. 7 Finalists Eye CYO Talent Show ..................... 8 Marian Pageant At Bellevue I0 with the leftwing Socialist party, the former ally of the Communists. The Christian Democrats, Italy's leading party since the end of the war, remain the largest party, but its percent- age of the popular vote de- clined from 42.4 per cent in 1958 elections to 37.2 per cent. The Communists rose from 22.7 to 25.7 according to latest re- turns. Also scoring large gains was the Liberal party, a con- servative group despite its name, which rose from 3.5 percent of the votes in 1958 to 6.9 per cenL Maiy right- wing Christian Democrats displeased with the opening to the left apparently voted for the Liberals. The Socialist party declined slightly from 14.2 per cent to 13.8 per cent. Among the reasons for the Communist gains, observers said, are the following: --Effective Communist prop- aganda which led uninformed voters to believe that the Church has abandoned its con- demnation of Communism. The gestures of His Holiness Pope John XXIII toward peace and good will were exploited by the Communists to convince voters the Holy See had relaxed its stand. --Internal migration which has led many persons to move from rural areas where the Christian Democrats are strong to industrial centers where the Communists' strength is con- centrated. --Votes of leftwing socialists who cast their ballots for Com- munists rather than back the Socialist party's alliance with the Christian Democrats. CHRISTIAN CULTURE SERIES, PAGE 6 University Day Set: Archbishop Urges Students To Visit S.U. H i s Excellency, t h e M o s t Reverend Arch- bishop Thomas A. Con- nolly, today urged a l 1 Catholic high school stu- dents at the junior and senior levels to visit Seattle Univer- sity tomorrow. The school is marking Uni- versity Day from 1 to 5 p.m. with an open house for juniors and seniors and their parents. Over 5,000 invitations to Catho- lic young people in the arch- diocese have been sent out in recent weeks. In a letter addressed to all high school seniors, His Ex- cellency said: "Nowhere is the wisdom of Our Holy Mother, The Church, more apparent than in her laws and regulations respecting Catholic education. The Code of Canon Law ordains that the faithful shall be so instructed from their earliest youth in such a way that religious and moral training shall have the chief place. This training shall be in a Catholic school insofar as that be humanly possible. "Catholic education means exclusively Catholic, from kindergarten to college, from the first grade to the Mas- ter's Degree. Education in the Arts and Sciences, im- pregnated with a true Catho- lic philosophy of life, is avail- able in our very midst at Seattle University. Education which ignores the Creator and Ruler of the Universe is necessarily incomplete and inadequate to meet the needs of men, of government or of society. True education is fundamentally a religious proposition. "The conspiracy of secular- ism to oust God from national life is making education its first battleground and religious- sponsored schools its first tar- get. The results are apparent if we would open our eyes to pointed a commission to pre- pare for distributing land be- longing to the archdiocese among 1,500 peasant families. The land is to be sold at a low price and with long term cred- it. Training programs for the farmers have been planned. "The Church condemned lib- eral capitalism because among other reasons its postulates of unlimited free competition and of dogged separation of cap- ital and labor lead inevitably to concentration of property in the hands of a few persons, while the great mass of all pop- ulation, deprived of all prop- erty, ekes out an existence while submerged in misery;" he said. "But the Church cannot ad- mit as solutions for social problems materialistic doc- trines which, with an exces- sive desire for a rapid solution of social injustices, despoil man of his dignity, his liberty and of his most basic rights. ness Pope John XXIII has asked the Catholics of Rome and the world to pray for the success of the ecumenical council during May, the month of Our Lady. The Pope's appeal was sent to Clemente Cardinal Micara, Vicar General of Rome. But the Pontiff added: "Our voice is turned at the same time and with the same confidence toward the dioceses of the whole world." Pope John said the Second Vatican Council "was convoked for the good of souls and is providentially destined to have beneficial effects on everyday life through a more just arrange- ment of institutions and of international life in truth, justice and love and in the freedom of Christ. This most noble aim, which human efforts alone cannot achieve, depends on the all-powerful gift of the Lord." ...... : ....... The Pope asked for the prayers of bishops, priests, nuns, families, youths, small children "and particularly those who suffer in body and spirit and who offer their hidden sorrows to the Lord and who are called upon to offer a collaboration of ir- replaceable value for the Mystical Body of Christ." Priests who will be honored include: The Rt Rev. Msgr Joseph L. Walter, J.U.D., Officialis of the Archdiocesan Tribunal, and pastor of St. Teresa's Parish, Seattle; Rt. Rev. Msgr. Cor- nelius M. Power, J.C.D., Chan- cellor of the Archdiocese, and pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Parish, Seattle; Rt. Rev. Msgr. Ailbe M. McGrath, Dean, Cen- tral Deanery, and pastor of Holy Family Parish, Seattle; Rt. Rev. Msgr. Philip H. Duffy, Ph.D., Archdiocesan Superin- Communists Mean To Remain Irene Weber, director of case- work, Catholic Children's Serv- ices. Miss Christine Smith will re- ceive the medal for her sister, Dr. Smith, who is in Vietriam. New O'Dea Home To Be Inspected A public inspection of tendent of Schools; Rt. Rev. the. n e w faculty resi* Msgr. Michael P. O'Dwyer, dn*, fr th** I-i.:h Dean, Southern Deanery, and 7:"." ........ _"  " " ' pastor emeritus Of;st.[!.:i:a, Bro.er at::O.., Parish, Olvmnia : '  .":  ' :' n,n moot wut De neta gjl::): Rt. Rev. Msgr, Edward:J. day, May 12. : : ,:: MeFadden, Dean,: Western The new home, located at Deanery, and pastor of St. 1021 Columbia St. across from Patrick's Parish, Tacoma; the archdiocesan school, will Rt. Rev. Msgr. John G. Mat- oon replace the old houseused by the Brothers for 40 yea on the corner of Terry Ave. and Marion St. such as the right to private property," he added. C ad T C "Before ending this sad In uba, Le er. ells PA Father Elliott MIAMI BEACH, Fla., war, South Americans seethe "Trust! There is the eor- On Way To Rome Office the scene about us. Almost : daily our newspapers detail for us the deterioration of honor and honesty, of manners and morals, of safety and security. "In view of these and other considerations, every serious- minded, right-thinking stu- dent will readily and eagerly avail himself of the opportu- nity at hand to seek a higher education under Catholic aus- pices. It is to Seattle Univer- sity that we must look for lay leaders in Catholic Action (Continued on Page 2) U.S. Catholics Pass 43 Million, Survey Shows The Rev. Robert F. Elliott, C.SS.R., who has been director of the Palisades Retreat House four years, was recently elected i REV. ROBERT ELLIOTr, C.SS.R. Assigned to Rome a consultor to the superior gen- eral of the Redemptorist Order in Rome. Father Elliott left April 20 for the motherhouse in Rome where he will reside during his term as consultor which could last from three to nine years. Father Elliott was provin- cial of the Western Province of Redemptorists six years prior to his appointment to Palisades. Before that he was rector and pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Seattle, three years. Father Elliott was born in Detroit and was ordained in 1936. His first assignment was to the Order's minor seminary NEW YORK, May 3 (NC) --- Catholics in the 50 states, including all families of the military, diplomatic and 0 t h e r services abroad, now number 43,851,538, according to the 1963 Official Catholic Direc- tory. The new total represents an increase over last year of 969,372, and a 10-year in. crease of 13,428,523 or 44.1 per cent over the 30,425,015 in 1953. There are now 28 archdio- ceses in the United States, with a Catholic population of 18,669,- 040, according to the directory published by P. J. Kenedy and Sons of New York. The estab- lishment of the new Diocese of Fairbanks, formerly the Vica- riate of Alaska, brings the number of dioceses to 120 with a Catholic population of 25,- 182,498. This figure includes the two million Catholics reported by the Military Ordinariate. The 28 archdioceses report. ed a growth of 150,875 and the 120 dioceses 818,497, the directory discloses. May 2 (NC)  A former Prime Minister, of Peru warned here that unilat- eral action by the U.S. or any other nation of the Ameri- cas in regard to Cuba could aid Soviet designs in the west- ern hemisphere. Pedro Beltran told the 53rd annual convention of the Cath- olic Press Association that the Communists "mean to stay" in the hemisphere, and he made a strong plea for American na- tions to stand united against this common enemy. Beltran, Peru's Prime Min- ister and Minister of Finance from 1959 to early 1962, was the main speaker at the conven- tion banquet May 2. Now pub- lished and editor of La Prensa, a daily in Lima, Peru, Beltran said later in his speech that Catholic journalists are in a key position to help bring about inter-American under- standing. He stressed first that Cuba is the nerve center of opera- tions for Communist subver- sion of Latin America, and that a base so useful to the Soviets "is not going to be easily relinquished." "To understand the real threat of Cuba," he continued, "the first thing to bear in mind . . is the fact that the Com- munists are in the hemisphere and that they mean to stay." Beltran said that while peo- ple in North America look upon Cuba in the light of "im- mediate danger of acts of Drivers Should Obey Highway Laws, Pope Says VATICAN CITY (Radio, NC) -- His Holiness Pope John XXIII said that drivers should observe highway laws to pro- tect "that incomparable gift of God which is life." Speaking in French to doc- tors attending the first con- in Oakland, Calif. Except for a gress of the International Con- six-months period as a parish ference of Traffic Medicine, the priest in Great Falls, Mont., Pope praised the aims of the Father Elliott was at the semin- congress and said that he has ary eight years as an instructor often reminded "motorists and and six years as rector, pedestrians of the laws of prud- He is presently in Detroit vis- ence, warning them against iting relatives, and he will then the disastrous consequences of sail from New York for Naples. breaking these laws." threat in a different light. "We see Cuba,,' he said, "as an ideal center of opera- tions for the subversion of Latin America, far handier and more effective in Khrushehev's plan for this part of the world than Moth- er Russia. Russia is too far away. A different language is spoken there. Eurasian cul- ture is inscrutable. "Cuba, on the other hand, is on target. Not only is the lan- guage the same but the way of life is a replica of what is found in Other Latin American countries. Even the climate is favorable, L a t i n American youths who are enticed to Cu- ba for indoctrination feel at home immediately." Warning that "the Commun- ists are mounting to attack our countries from within," Bel- tran continued: "Our American family must stand united. As in any family, the individual members should not act merely for their own self-interest, if they are to compose a family wherein each member trusts the other completely. nerstone of our Americas! The essence of trust is never to approach a vital problem from only one point of view or try to resolve a common crisis alone, as if there were only one solution." Beltran asserted that "far more grave" in the Cuban sit- uation than the enslavement of a valiant people or a Russian beachhead in the Americas "would be a disintegration of trust within the American fam- ilY." "The Soviet is using Cuba as a scalpel to sever North and South America," he stated, "and thereby create a chasm of suspicion that may haunt us long after Fidel Castro is a footnote in hemispheric his- tory: We must not allow this to develop. No action should be taken unilaterally by any of our nations that would assist the Russians in their drive to divide the American family," Beltran said the Catholic press role in inter-American unity "can be very great in- deed." Inspection h o u r s will: :be: from 2 to 5 p.m. ! ' Coffee and tea will be , ved by the O'Dea Mothers Clcb with Mrs. Clement J. Chelmin: iak as chairman. The new residence features a brick and stucco exterior and provides 16 study - bedroom cells for the Religious on the second floor. .... The completion of the .resi- dence will mark "phase one" of St. James Cathedral PariSh's "Residences Construction Pro- gram." On the drawing boards are plans for a new convent at 722 9th Ave. for Holy Names Sisters of Cathedral School, President Asks Prayers For Peace '"" WASHINGTON, April" :30 (NC)--President Kennedy has asked that the nation unite::in a moment of prayer at 11 a:m. Memorial Day, May 30, f0r lasting peace. In a proclamation, Mr. Ken- nedy asked the nation ta ',in- voke God's blessing on those who have died in defense-of our country and pray for a world of freedom with peace and justice." Church Of Unusual Architecture Blessed A CHURCH WHOSE architecture won a national award for its designer is blessed in New Orleans. Built at a cost of $900,000, St. Frances Cabrini Church can seat 1,200 persons. Spire and cross mark the location of sanctuary and altar. The seat fan out in a circular shape and, because there are no interior columns, there is no obstruc:ec ,.Jew. It was one of three Catholic churches cited in 1962 by the National Conference on Church Archre. (Religious Ne's Service fahato)