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rI0--THE PROGRESS ....... Friday, 3une 26, 1964 Did You Know??? . . . That 55 percent of the 220,121 Indians and Eskimos in Canada reported in the 1.961 census that they Were Catholics? Some 55,078 were Anglicans. ... That more than 20,000 priests from the 10 largest re- ligious orders work in the missions? These orders, on an average, send 25 per cent of their members to foreign lands. Divine Word Missionaries send the greatest percentage (61.2 per cent). .. That a German Holy Cross Sister has transferred to the up-to-now all-Chinese Congregation of the Holy Family and made her vows in that community? This is the first known case of an European entering a strictly Chinese Congregation. . . That since Plus XII instituted the Pontifical Commission for Latin America in 1958, more than 250,000 Catholics from vari- ous countries have gone to its aid. Spain has sent 10,00O nuns, 8,000 Brothers and 700 secular priests; the United States, 3,645 people; Canada, 1,264 priests, nuns and lay missionaries; Holland, 1,000 priests. '... That 1OO per cent of the Catholic children of school age in the Archdiocese of Fianarantsoa in Madagascar are in Catholic schools. These 65,314 pupils are educated in 612 primary schools, complementary courses and secondary schools. In addition, 359 students attend nine specialist schools (domestic sciences, crafts, and so on). When the foundations of Catholic education were laid in the diocese many years ago, qeeial attention was paid to training teachers. Today, 1,236 educators, including 154 religious, staff Society for The Propagation of the Faith Rev. Stephen Szeman, Archdiocesan Director 907 Terry Avenue. Seattle 4--MA. 2-8880 the above schools. One-third of their salaries is paid from the general budget for secondary schools and from provincial sub. sidles, while the rest is raised by parents and the efforts of the Catlmlie community. ,. That some 40 per sent of thosewhobegan a correspond- ence, course in Malaysia on the Catholic Faith last year completed it. Of the 1,544 taking the instructions, which were given in both Chinese and English, 616 persevered. Only 5I were Catholics when they started, but 10 were baptized while following it. The following breakdown illustrates the course's effective- aess: 243 participants asked for an introductory letter to a priest (56 already knew a priest); 56 are considering contacting a priest; 11 are minors without parental permission; 77 have turned down an introduction; and 112 have not mentioned any- thing about following Up the course. At the beginning of this ear, 751 were taking the coursaJn Chinese and 701 in English. .. That the Catholic population of England and Wales rose by 101,000 during the past year--from 3,726,600 to 3,627,000--ac. cording to the official Catholic Directory for 1964. However, adult conversions again declined, from 14,174 to 13,280. .. That laymen are the right arm of the Church in Mzuzu, Nyasaland: each year they prepare 2,000 adults for baptism, help. tag augment the present Catholic population of 22,001). CONGRATULATIONS to the following schools and individuals in the Archdiocese for their participation in the Holy Childhood Association through the ransom of pagan children: SCHOOLS--Our Lady of Fatima, Seattle, 37; Our Lady of the Lake, Seattle, 28; All Saints, PUyallup, 24; St. Benedict's, Seattle, 18: St. Louise, Bellevue, 16; St. PauFs, Seattle, 15; St. Philomena's CCD, Des Moines, 14; St. Bernadette'& Seattle, 12; Sacred Heart V'flla, Seattle, 6; Assumption, Bellingham, 6; St. Monlea's seventh gr/ide, Mercer Island, 6; Immaculate Conception, Mount Vernon, 5; St. Rose, Longview, 4; Queen of Angels, Port Angeles, 3; St. Mary's Academy, Toledo, 3; St. Teresa's, Seattle, 2; Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Everett, 1; and St. Alpbonsus, Seattle, 1. INDIVIDUALS--Mr. and Mrs. William J. Stoeck, Mrs. Aman- da Wilmarth, Susan Anderson, Teresa Carlson and Matthew S. King,of Kelso, 1 each. i IT IS ALSO with pride that we cRe the fifth grade of St. Louise School in Bellevue for ransoming 33 babies during the 19634 school year. These fifth graders are among the leaders, if not the leader, of individua[ classes assisting in the spiritual welfare of pagan infants. It Tastes So Good! .   NOT BECAUSE of What it is but because of HOW itlSgiven. This Asian child HAS both someone to feed her AND something to eat--hut :there are two-thirds of the world's people for whom no one cares, and who must go to bed hungry every night. Won't you send a small con- tribution to The Society for the Propagation of the Faith to feed one more child like this one? ? ? The archdio- cesan address is 907 Terry Ave., Seattle 98104. L' Cut out this column, pin your sacrifice to it and mail it to Rev. Stephen Szeman, Archdiocesan Director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, 907 Terry Ave., Seattle 98104. ," , ,,, ,,m , i, BBtS WASHER SERVICE AND APPLIANCES 3$th and G, TACOMA GR. 4.9409 LARGEST PARTS STOCK IN TACOMA NEW AND USED APPLIANCES Danes Like Married Priest By Helcje Kristensen COPENHAGEN (NC)-- An Irish priest visiting St. Theresa's parish here was astonished recently when the Danish pastor told him to drop by in the afternoon because "my curate's wife is going to be godmother at a Baptism." But there was no cause for surprise. The Rev. Clay Ror- dam Bonnevie, 5L a former minister in the Lutheran State Church, has been carrying 0n pastoral duties here since 1960 when he was ordained a Cath- olic priest. He is married and father of a 21-year-old daugh- ter, Father Bonnevle's married status does not seem unusual to Danes, who are used to mar- ried clergymen in their own Church. He lives in a modern apartment building about a block from the church. Visitors there feel they are stepping into a familiar Protestant rec- tory where the minister's wife is u s u a I 1 y busy organizing classes, caring for parishioners and lending support to her hus- band. There are now about a dozen former Lutheran min- isters who are married Cath- olic priests in Germany. Fa- ther Bonnevie isthe only one in Denmark, and his presence here has had a salutary ef- fect on Catholic-Protestant relations. /nterviewed at his home, he told how he deelded to enter the Catholic Church after 12 years as a Lutheran pastor "My ancestors had been Lu- theran ministers for 400 years," he said. "Even as a boy I was determined to carry on with the tradition. When I was 23 I at- tended a Catholic Mass in  Sacred Heart church in Copen- hagen. The consecration made a deep impression on me, espe. cially since I had always held the Catholic view of Christ's p r e s e n c e in the Sacrament, while the Lutheran explanation confused me. Church Holds 'Tropic' Obscene SPRINGFIELD, I11. (NC)- The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that the novel "Tropic of Cancer" is obscene and re- moved an injunction barring police from halting its sale or distribution. The court said June 18 that the book by Henry Miller contains "the most filthy and obscene language imagi n - able." The ruling reversed a 1962 de- cision by Superior Court in Chicago that the book is not obscene. In Chicago attorney Elmer Gertz, representing the novel's publisher, Grove Press, said the decision would be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. - ustice Harry B. Hershey m,,Re the opinion for the unanimous state high court. He said the book's "preoe- cupation with lewd and las- civious sex" is so great as to obscure for the average reader "any philosophic theme or portio n of the book with literary inert." He also rejected the publish- er's argument that the novel is intended "primarily for the intellectually sophisticated," saying ths contention is ,fatal- ly inconsistent" with the fact that the book was being:: sold widely in a 95 cent paperback edition in drug stores, train stations and newsstands through- out Chicago. Indians Take Vows In Germany STUTTGART, Germany (NC) --Eleven young men from India took vows as Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (Claretians) at the congregation's nearby noviti- ate. The Rev. Peter Schweiger, C.M.F., the Claretian superior general, came from Rome for the rites. After fini=hing their studies in Germany, the Indians are to return home as missionaries. BIRTHS BELLINoHAM--St. Joseph Goneat Hospital reports the following births to Mr. and Mrs.: Howard Peters, glrb June 13. James Kushan, boy, June 14. Wesley Adams, girl, June 15. Glen tmhof, boy, Juno 17. LONGVIEW--St. John Hospital re- ports the fallowing births to Mr. nn@ Mrs,: LoVorne Badger, boy, June 14. John Hottrlck, girl, June 14. Franklin Kockrltz, boy, June 18. SEATTLE--Providence Hosp!fal rip ports the following births to Mr. and Mrs.: Juan ,Gonzalez, girl, June 14. James O'arlen, boy, June 15.. Donald FOSS, girl, Juno IS. Augustine Aratlnl, boy, June 15. Ralph McMullen, boy, June 15. Pat Colucclo, glrl, Juno 15. Martin Cook, boy, June 16. John BIrbeck, boy, June 16. Francis McConvllle, boy, June 16. Ronald Monohon, girl, June 16. Alfred Bright, boy, June 17. William Mlchgud, boy, June 18. James Aeheson, girl, June 18, Larry DeLorenzo, girl, June 18. John $angfler, girl, June 19. Philip Sturholm, girl, June 19. nlchord aylond, girl, June 19. Thomas Foley, pirl, June 20. Ronald Hamel, coy, June 20. Fred Butterworth, boy, June 20. Gary Wilson, girl, June 21. David aissell, boy, June 21. Robert Flynn, boy, June 21. Lloyd Detlofsen, girl, June 21. Angola Salvatl, boy, June 21. A MARRIED PRIEST, FATHER OLAV RORDAM BONNEVIE, AND HIS FAMILY "After my ordination as a minister, I was assistant for one year and then pastor for 12 years in Hellevad-Orum in northern Jutland. I was an ac- tive participant in the high church movement in Denmark, but I gradually became aware I could not forever justify my Catholic conviction with the Lutheran viewpoint. I then de- eided to become a Catholic." Father Bonnevie became a Catholic in 1945, after a trip to England. His wife and daugh- ter followed him into the Church two years later. In 1953 he received permission from Pope Plus XII to begin studies Danish Catholics to the Holy for the priesthood. Seven years Land. later he was ordained by Bish- Newspapers h e r e and in op Johannes Suhr, O.S.B., of France have given much atten- Copenhagen. Present for the ties to Fat her Bonnevie's ceremony was Father Bonne- daughter who has reported that vie's wife and about 50 priests young men are reserved with --out of a total of 130 priests her because of her father's role in all of Denmark. as a priest. She told reporters As a curate at St. The- she felt a particular obligation to live up to her Catholic prin- resa's, Father Bonnevie says ciples. Mass, hears confessions, bap. When her story appeared in tizes, witnesses Church mar- France she immediately re- riages, administers last rites ceived several offers of mar- and carries out all the other riage from young Frenchmen, duties of an ordinary parish apparently not intimidated by priest. Last year he and his the thought of a priest for a wife led a pilgrimage of father-in-law. Indifferent Voters Luigi Guanella No more than 64 per cent of eligible Americans voted in Beatification recent presidential elections, the Catholic Digest states. 'This Fall' VATICAN CITY (NC) -- A priest friend of St. John Bosco who founded two congregations to work among the world's des- titute, abandoned and physi- cally and mentally handicapped will probably be beatified this coming fall. The Venerable Luigi Guan- ella is scheduled to pass the last major hurdle prior to beatifica- tion--a plenary assembly of the Congregation of Rites in the presence of the Pope--in July. According to Rev. Ezio Cova, postulator general of the Con- gregation of the Servants of Charity, which Father Guanella founded in 1908, the beatifica- KAUFER'S ANNUAL SUMMER BOOK SALE CONTINUES Hundreds of Titles for Your Vacation Reading Reduced up to ..... 5C % KAUFER CO. at STEWART MA 2.4173 also . . . Spokane and Tacoma first in catholic supplies Washington Owned end Operated Stores B NEW YORK (NC)--About 2,000 questions a day, a ,quarter of them in foreign languages, are fielded by 18 young hostesses in the Vatican Pavilion at the New York World's Fair. The hostesses were chosen out of 2,000 who ap- plied for the jobs. One of the deciding factors was language. Nearly all of the hostesses are multi-lingual and handle questions in Spanish, German, French--even Yiddish. Besides being up on their languages, all of the young ladies went through a training period to learn about the background of the exhibits at the pavilion, Irving Stone's book "The Agony and the Ecstacy," a biography of Michelangelo, was required reading, since the famed Renaissance artist's marble Pieta is a featured attraction at the pavilion. The hostesses are the charges of Marie Mccormaek, a one-time concert artist who dropped her singing career to be- come recreation director for the American Red Cross, and later program director for the American Theater Wing. She said the pavilion tried to hire girls who would he more con- cerned with working for the Church than with making money. The. hostesses are dressed in identical princess-line dresses of magenta and pink wool mohair, designed by Margarita and Jose de Lima. The modest V-necklines of the dresses are aug- mented by a gold chain and brooch inspired by the papal coat of arms. mnnuunmnmmnun,,ununnnnummmnnnumnnnmnl n IF YOU | 0pc ............ Breakfast | [] 6 a.m. 00;AN u :.or [] | t0 S M I L E and | i 6 p.m. As YOU oo .,. Lunches | R Always a Friendly Welcome at i ro..YS ,u.c. ,m Secorlty Market--3rd cmd Virginia i ill TOMMY a.d PAULINE KIRK--Propdetm Members of St. Alphonsus Parish InllllnlinnluluinllUllullllllnlUlllUnlunlnllulnllll Pavilion Hostesses Face Questions KRAFT .. 39( VELVEETA. tion will probably take place HARBOR during the third session of the ltOO tN ecumenical council, perhaps in October or early November. Luigi Guanella died in 1915. In addition to founding the Servants of Charity, which Steel now totals 600 priests, he also In founded a community of Sis- THIS six-foot-four inch high ters known as the Daughters stainless steel statue of the of St. Mary of Providence, J e s u i t missionary and ex- which now has some 1,269 p I o r e r Rev. Jacques Mar- members. Both congregations have houses in the United quette has been presented to States. John Carroll University. It The Rites officials also said is the work of Mary and it is likely that canonization of Marik Masson of Toronto. the martyrs of Uganda will take place during the council s third session. No date has been set Bishop's Group yet. Aids Poor TIRUVALLA, India (NC) -- Malankara Rite Bishop Atha- Russian Rite nasios Polachirakal of Tiruvalla has named six priests and three Mass A Fair laymen to a new committee to bring social and economic NEW YORK (NC)- Father aid to needy members of his Austin P. Mohrbacher of the diocese. John XXIII Center at Fordham The committee is charged University offered a Russian with such work as building B gzantine Rite Divine Liturgy houses for the homeless, award- (Mass) at the Vatican Pavilion ing scholarship aid to deserv- of the New York World's Fair. ing poor students and sitmu- The service was the first in lating small industries so as to a series of Eastern Rite Masses provide employment for the scheduled for the pavilion needy, every Wednesday at 5 p.m. i t ,ts At One o These (- Fine Restaurants Select from Progress Gourmet PRICES EFFECTIVE FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, JUNE 26 and 27 J / "t HARRY , RAVENSCROFT .... ii00ii::: ITALIAN RESTAU RANT UNIVERSITY DISTRICT FINE PIZZA AND Real Old Country Style ITALIAN DINNERS ORDERS TO GO Open Dally from 12 Noon Sun., 4 to Midnight. Closed Men. ) COppEIh00(ITCHEN "Overlooking the Monorail" 1641 Westlake-- MA. 4-5880 I I MADISON LUMBER CO. [ Paints, Lumber aud Hardware 2021 E. 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