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Pope To Receive Triple Tiara Fr. Treacy Named Coronet on Rites To New Church In Open Air Unity Commission Outside St. Peter's The Rev. William Treacy, assistant chancellor of the Archdiocese of Seattle snce September 30, 1948, as been appointed chairman of the Commission on Church Unity effective July 1, according to an an- nouncement made today by the Chancery office. In making the appointment, His Excellency, the Most Reverend Archbishop Connolly, explained that the purpose of the CommissLon "will be to work to- ward some acceptable form of Christian Unity, and toward better understanding among people of other t faiths." Commenting further on the Commission, Arch- bishop Connolly said: "The late Holy Father, Pope John XXIII, in March 1960, formed a Secretariat for Church Unity, under the directS.on of His Eminence Augustin Car- dinal Bea. The action of His Holiness in creating a Secretariat for Church Unity has had the effect of encouraging archbishops and bishops throughout the world to undertake studies on Christian Uni,ty in their Headlines and Deadlines: OPope Won't Compromise With Reds By George Kromer, Ph.D. The world's attention is directed to the choice of successor to the late Pope John XXIII. After the election of Pope Paul VI, miles of copy were written exploring every con- ceivable probability of what the new Holy Father might do. Conjectures were rampant concerning his "policy," and the use of the words "liberal," "progressive" and "political" in connection with his pontifi- cate left much to be desired in properly evaluating the papacy. That the new Pontiff, whoever he might have been, would tel, low in the path o[ his immedi- ate predecessor, especially in reconvening Vatican Council If, reasonably to be expected. own archdioceses and dioceses. "Father Treacy comes to this new office with consider- able background in inter-faith projects. He has been Director of the Religious Advertising Program of the' Knights of Columbus in the State of Wash- ington since 1948, and has been in contact by mail with thous- ands of non-Catholics who have responded to the invitation con- tained in advertisements in local newspapers to request information r e g a rdin g the teachings and practices of the Catholic Church. "Since its inception in 11, Father Treacy has appeared on the weekly television pro. gram "Challenge," in which, besides himself, a Jewish rabbi and a Protestant minis- ter discuss various topics of a religious and sociological nature." The "Challenge" program is viewed by almost 100,0OO per- sons each week in Washington, Oregon and British Columbia, the majority of whom are non- Catholics, a survey discloses. Because of the general ,appeal of the program. Father Treacy has participated in many inter. faith projects with his fellow panelists. During August and September, Father Treacy will join Rabbi Raphael Levine, Dr. This was borne out in Pope Lynn Corson, two "Challenge" Paul's first address within 24 panelists, and some thirty other hours of his election. He said he would continue the Ecumeni- cal Council which was adjourn- ed last December and which was ended with the death of Pope John. He also laid great stress on the solution of social prob- lems and the issue of social stlce. This, too, should have en expected, because con- earn for the poor and under- privileged has always marked the Supreme Pontiffs of the Catholic Church. The press noted the absence of UY reference to Commu- nism in Pop Paul VI's Latin address over the Vatican radio Saturday. Any such reference on this occasion was not to be expected, and no conclusions should be drawn or significance given to the omission of the word Communism. That the Communists are concerned, if not downright worried, about the new Pope is plainly manifest. First, they are apparently (Continued on Page 5) Seattle citizens in a "People to People" program which will include visits to France, Ger. many, R u s s i a, Yugoslavia, Greece, Israel and Italy. The three religious participants will (Continued on Page 3) Full Color Cover Features Vacation Issue The first true-to.life color cover in The Progress' 66-year history highlights the 1963 ed- ition of the Vacation Issue. The 16-page tabloid supple- ment, reproduced by off.set printing, accompanies this Fri- day's Archdiocesan newspaper. And as an anticipated answer to vacationers, a complete list of the summer Mass schedule will be found in the supplement. The cover, accomplished from a four-color camera separat- tion, ushers a new era in The Progress' pictorial future. Seek Whole Package: Effort To Win Rights 'Important Fight' (N.C,W.C. News Service) WASHINGTON, June 27 -- A Catholic civil rights leader, one of nearly 30 who met with Presi- dent Kennedy and other top administration figures on the current racial crisis, summed up the meeting's tone in these words: "We are in a very impor- tant fight and we must exert ourselves to the utmost." This evaluation was given George K. Hunton, one of founders of the New York Catholic Interracial Council and currently a consultant to the council, after he and 28 other civil rights leaders met June 22 at the White House with the President, Vice Pres- ident Lyndon Johnson, a n d Atty. Gem Robert Kennedy. The nearly two-hour meet- ing was one of a series Pres. ident Kennedy has been hold- ing with national leaders to discuss the racial crisis and rally support for his civil rights program. It was held only hours before he was to leave on lis European visit. Hunton said the President in his remarks to the civil rights leaders "left an impression that the administration is do- ing everything it possibly can "to secure enactment of the whole package" of civil rights legislation it backs. The Presi- dent asked for help in getting his legislative program through Congress. The administration's civil rights package contains legis- lation designed to end racial discrimination in education, public aceomodations, employ- ment and voting. Hunton said there was an "air of hopefulness" during the White House meeting re- garding the chances for con- gressional action on the civil rights package. "The picture is brighter than it ever has been for civil rights legislation," he said. But, he added, all those at the meeting recognized that there is a "tough fight" ahead and room for "no complacency, no letup." Among the leaders attend- ing the meeting were the Rev. Martin Luther King, head of the Southern Christian Leader- ship Conference; editor Ralph McGill of Atlanta, Gad A. Philip Randolph, president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; United Auto W o r k e r s president Walter Reuther; and Roy Wilkins, ex- ecutive director of the Nation- al Association for the Advance- ment of Colored People. Vice President Johnson and Atty. Gen. Kennedy also spoke during the two-hour gathering, as did several of the civil rights leaders, Hunton said. Vol. 66--No. 26 Official Newspaper for the Archdiocese of Seattle Cardinal Cicognani Reappointed VATICAN CITY, June 26 (Radio, NC) -- His Holiness Pope Paul VI reappointed Amleto Car- dinal Cicognani as Papal Secretary of State in one of the first acts of his pontificate. q'he Pope and the Cardinal who held the same post under Pope John XXIII -- were as- sociates when Cardinal Cocog- nani was Apostolic Delegate in the United States and Pope Paul was an official of the Secretar- iat of State, first as Substitute for Ordinary Affairs and later as Pro-Secretary of State for Ordinary Affairs under Pope Plus XII. Cardinal Cicognani was born in Brisighella, Italy, February 24, 1883. His older brother, the late Gaetano Cicognani, was also in the diplomatic service of the Holy See and became a Cardinal, in 1953. He was educated at the sem- inary in Faenza, and ordained there in 1905. As Apostolic Delegate to the United States, he played a major role in a period of un. equaled growth for the Church in America. His public ad- dresses, covering many facets of American Catholic life, c o m p r i s e five published volumes. At the consistory of Decem- ber 15, 1958, Pope John XXIII proclaimed him a cardinal. In the months following his arrival in Rome he was named to seven of the 12 Vatican cnngrega.tinns and four pontifical commissbns. On August 14, 1961, he was named to what has been called the second highest post in the Catholic Church, Secretary of State. His appointment lapsed with the death of Pope John. Floyd Anderson To Direct N.C.W.C. Press WASHINGTON, June 26 (NC)Floyd Ander- son has been named di- rector of the Press De- partment of the Nation- al Catholic Welfare Conference and of the N.C.W.C. News Service which it issues. He is at present managing editor of the Central California Register, newspaper of the Diocese of Monterey-Fresno in California, and president of the Catholic Press Association of the United States. Anderson will succeed Frank A. Hall, who has an- nounced that he will retire shortly. Hall has been direc- tor of the N.C.W.C. Press De- 'partment for more than 30 years, and next March will round cut 40 years as a mem- ber of its staff. Anderson will become only the third director in the more than four-decade history of the Press Department. Justin Mc- Grath, an internationally known U.S. journalist, organized the department at the request of the U.S. Bishops in March, 1920, and administered it until his death in May, 1931. Hall succeeded to the office in 1932. Last May, at its 53rd na- tional convention in Miami, the C.P.A. gave Anderson its high- est annual award for outstand- ing contribution to the Catholic press in 1962. Pope John XXIII created him a Knight of St. Gregory the Great in 1959. In Today's Progress . . . L (First of Two Sections) 'Viva II Papa,' Greets First Blessing VATICAN CITY, June 27 (NC)--His Holiness Seattle, Wash., Friday, June 28, 1963 Pope Paul VI, at his coronation scheduled for 6 p.m. ................................ June 30, will get some real reminders that his is no POPE PAUL VI stands amid Roman Catholic leaders as he raises his hands to bless the thousands of people jamming St. Peter's Square to hail election of a new Pontiff. Shown with the Holy Father is, left, Eugene Cardinal Tisserant, dean of the College of Card- inals. Elected on the sixth ballot taken by 80 cardinals meeting in conclave, Pope Paul, within an hour, appeared on the balcony above the portals of St. Peter's to give his first blessing to the crowd. He was greeted by cries of "Viva il Papa", "Long Live the Pope." Our Holy Father As the Visible Head of The Church, the Pope i.n every generation repre- sents Christ's Kingdom on Earth in power and wisdom and love. Without ever moving from his particular orbit he fulfills the demands of his unique but arduous position in performing many roles at once. He is .the Vicar of Christ on Earth and in Our new Pope we see Peter, who saw Christ. He is our teacher, our shepherd, our father in God. In a spirit of filial affection and love we fai.thfully pledge our loyalty, our obedience and our devotion to the new Supreme Shepherd of our souls. He shall be the object of our daily prayerful intercession that he may re- ceive the Divine grace and light and strength to guide the bark of Peter By THE MOST REVEREND THOMAS A. CONNOLLY, D.D.,J.C,D., ARCHBISHOP OF SEATTLE HE WORLD at large and the Catho- lic world in particular have a new Pope. Seldom has there been such wide-spread interest evidenced in the selection of a new Supreme Pontiff, due, no doubt, to the lovable quoit.ties of mind and heart that marked the reign of the late Pope John XXIII. The news of the election to the Papacy of John the Baptist Cardinal Montana, Archbishop of Milan, who will rule Christ's Kingdom under the title of Pope Paul VI, has been received with a feeli.ng of unbounded happiness and enthuiasm. The newly elected Pope has given The Church many years of distinguish- ed service in many positions. His ca- reer has providentially prepared him for the high offi,ce he has assumed and for the burdensome responsibilities which he must face. For many years, calmly and with safety and assurance he was associated with the late Pope on the turbulent sea of confusion and Pius XII in the office of the Vatican conflict that marks our present day Secretariat of State. world. President In Rome Later: Pooe's B- ', Chief Justice Heads U.S. Coronation Northwesterners will be Washington, June 27 (NC)--Earl Warren, Chief Justice of the United States, and Sen. Mike Mans- field of Montana, Senate Majority Leader, have been named by President Kennedy to head the U.S. dele- gation at the coronation of His Holiness Pope Paul VI at the Vatican June 30. The arrival of President John F. Kennedy in Rome Sunday will be timed to avoid interference with the coronation ceremony for His Holiness Pope Paul VI, the protocol chief of the U.S. State Department has explained in London. FIRST SECTION Events in Life of Pope Paul VI ........................ New Pope's Voice Heard on Many Fronts .............. Three In One(Editorial) .... 'Group At Coronation "I Feel Like a Bigamist On Dates" .................... 5 Bishop Gill To Bless Pe Ell Church .................... 7 Lay Apostles Give Assistance To Missions ............... 8 Great Priest Leaves North- west ...................... 9 Tales Around Campfires ..... 10 Altar Boys Guests of Serra.. 12 SECOND SECTION Special Vacation Issue Tabloid .... . ............. l-le able to have a "ringside seat" at the coronation of Pope Paul VI this Sunday, thanks to television and radio. The schedule follows: 6 p.m., KIRO-TV, Channel 7, CBS. 6:05 p.m., KING-Radio (kc. 1090), NBC. 7 p.m., KING-TV, Channel 5, NBC. 10:30 p.m., KOMO-TV, Channel 4, ABE. bed of roses, The triple tiara, the big beehive the popes have been crowned with since the 14th century, would not be anybody's first choice for comfortable headwear. For his coronation, Pope Paul ks using a gem, studded tiara dating back seven pontificates, and used for coronations ever since 1878 because of its relatively light weighttwo pounds. The Vatican owns other triple tiaras symbolizing the supreme papal authority. But the one now in use is the only one not imposing a real physical burden on its wearer. In the initial part of the coronation ceremony, the Pontifical Master of Ceremonies holds up before the Pope a reed with a handful of flax attached. He burns it. It flashes for a moment, then dies into smoke. The master of ceremonies chants: "Pater : sancta, sic transit gloria mundi." (Holy Father, thus :: passes the glory of the world). He performs this grim re-Council minder three times. ,..,,,,on.,,, ,r. Reconvenes cedes the coronation Mass in St. Petnr's basilica. But the Sept 29 place outside, so that it can be wttnemtd by mere people. The e o m p I t e coronation ceremonies are in the open air. The greater portion of St. Peter's is blocked by the pres- ence of tiers of seats erected for the Fathers of the ecumen- ical council. When John XXIII was crowned, November 4, 1958, the ritual began in the basilica at 8 a.m., and con. eluded with the actual corona- tion on the balcony high above St. Peter's Square five hours later. Pope John was crowned outside on the ba- sllica's central belcony--a prac- tice restored by Pius XII in 1939 after a lapse of 93 years. Rites Sot Fr 6 P.M. This time, because the noon- day heat can be devastating, the coronation is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday. The facade of the largest church in Christen- every effort" ,the work for doe Is to become the back- Christian Unity started by his drop for the rites, as there is predecessor "for which he of. an immense level sweep of fared his life." stone from which the menu- The day after Pope John's mental steps lead down to the January 25, 1959, announcement plaza, that he was going to call the More than $,000 dtpltarlea council, then-Cardinal Montana wrote a letter to the priests and could be aeeempanimd on the .... uplmr spne between the clerrhif Milan. steps and the entrance to St. council will be the Peter's. The square itself can greatest which the Church hold over 500,000 persons. Many thousands more can find space atop the sweep- ing eelonnadu which em- brace the plaza, The papal procession winds (Continued from Pale 3) Nocturnal Vigil Set July 5-6 Nocturnal vigils will be kept throughout the night of Friday, July S, and into the morning of Saturday, July S, in St. James Cathedral, Seattle, and St. Pat- rick Church, Tacoma. The vigils are kept in re- sponse to requests of Our Lady of Fatima for prayorful observ- ance of the first Saturday of each month. Prayers will be of- fored for peace and vocations and acts of reparation will be made. Thankful To God: VATICAN, June 27 (NC)---The second ses- sion of the Second Vatican Council will open September 29, it was announced today by the Vatican. The date was set In rescript issued by Amiens Cardinal Cieognani, Papal Secretary of State. Before the death of Pope John XXIII ended work on the council, the second sea. sion had been scheduled to convene September 8. (N,C.W.C. NEWS SERVICE) Pope Paul VI was rOminent as a Cardinal applauding publicly Pope John's plan for an ecumenical council. As his successor, he has pledged that he will "continue with has ever celebrated in its 20 centuries of history," he said. "It will be the greatest for the" universality of its dimen, sions and its true interest to the entire world," he wrote. Since that initial support, the Cardinal was an active support- er of the council and of Pope John's "aggiornamento" -- the bringing Of the Church up to date. The new Pope's attitude to, ward the council was one of realism. He urged the Cath- olics of Milan in March, 12, not to regard the assembly as capable of producing an auto, matic remedy for all problems. He also said the council will not be radical or revolutionary in its decrees. In the council itself, the future Pope reportedly de, livered a powerful address along the same lines. During debate on the schema on the nature of the Church, Cardi- nal Montini made one of his few appearances as a speaker. Pope Paul's Home Town Decked Out Gaily By James C. O'Neill CONCESIO, Italy, June 26 (Radio NC) -- "We thank Providence which chose a son of our earth to Rule from the Chair of St. Peter." Store fronts, stables and even telephone poles in this small country village 60 miles east of Milan ant farmers, Pope Paul's fam- ily, the Montinis, were mod- erately well to do and well educated. The bond between the two families is that of a deep religious and family piety. Coneesio is actually a eel, hetinn of small hamlets which contain in all some 7,000 people. The s e e t i o n where the Pope was horn is the commercial center of the town where the Montana fam- ily had a three-story, L- shaped house which they used only in the summer. With the news of the elec- tion of Pope Paul, Mayor Ric- eardo Giustacchini of Concesio put a telephone call through to the mayor of Sotto il Monte to ask: 'What did you do when Pope John was elected?" Newspaper photographs of the new Pope, wreathed with leaves and tree boughs; the front pages of Italian news- papers -- indudine Rome's Communist daily, L'Unita -- and copies of the civic procla- mation written by Mayor Gius- tacchini w e r e plastered on walls all over town. :j carried this proud declaration shortly after the election of His Holiness Pope Paul VI, who was born here 65 years ago. The streets around the church where the Pope Was baptized were gay with red velvet hang- ings usually reserved for Cor- pus Christi processions and the feast of San Rocco, patron of Concesio. On the door of the church there is an announcement of a parish pilgrimage to Rome for Pope Paul's eoronation-- a four-day tour for 324 in- eluding room and board. Across from the church the movie house was showing for the first time "Gone with the Wind." Though similar in simplicity of life, Concesio is not compar- able to Sotto il Monte, birth- place of Pope John XXIII. Pope Paul was born here because it was September and it was thought better for the family to be out of the heat of the near- by city of Brescia, where the family lived most of the year. While the family of Pope John, the Roncallis, were peas- 3