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Inaugural .... ...... RELIGIOUS LIBERTY APPROVED: Set for SU Council Opens Debate On Official Newspaper for the Archdiocese of Seattle DPresident ,.,,.,, ._...,.wo,, Father JohnA FittererSJ, willbe First of Two Sections _4, Church in Modern World inaugurated president of Seattle Univer- "" ' " "' " sity at a convocation on the University campus October 13. It will be the high- light of a two-day inaugural program that will include: @ The inaugural address by Dr. J. E. allace Sterling, president of Stanford iversity, at the 2:30 pm ceremony in the Edmund Campion Tower, a new sky- scraper men's residence; @ Day-long Academic Sessions October 12 in which five !nternationally recognized scholars will discuss various aspects of the life and work of French priest and scholar, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, un- der the general title of "Evolution and e Future of Man;" The traditional Mass of the Holy Spirit at 10:30 am, October 13, in St. James Cathedral with the sermon by Father Thurston Davis S J, editor of America Magazine; A Civic Concert and banquet at 7 pro, October 13, in the Grand Ballrc'om of the Olympic Hotel at which two Washington- born artists--Metropolitan Opera soprano rances Yeend and violinist David Abel will perform. Participating in the inaugural ceremo- nies in addition to Dr. Sterling will be: ]'he Most Reverend Thomas E. Gill, Auxil- iary Bishop of Seattle; Governor Daniel Evans; Doctors Charles E. Odegaard, president, University of Washington, and C. Dorr Demaray, president, Seattle Pa- cific College; Father John P. O'Leary, SJ, president, Gonzaga University; and Robert D. O'Brien, chairman, of Seattle University Board of Regents. Father Leonard J. Kaufer S J, will be S lebrant of the Mass and the Most Rev- end Thomas E. Gill, Auxiliary Bishop of cattle," will assist in the sanctuary. Of- fleers of the Mass will include Father Francis X. Bisciglia S J, master of cere- monies; Father Joseph A. Maguire SJ, deacon and Father Eugene E. Pierre SJ, subdeacon. Father Fiflerer File Bus DTest Case COLD SPRING, Minn. (NC) -- A test ease challenging the constitutionality of tax-paid bus rides for non-public school students in Minnesota has been filed in the Minnesota Seventh District Judicial Court. Target of the suit is a law enacted ear- lier this year by the state legislature auth- orizing Cold Spring-St. Nicholas school dis- iCt 2065 to levy taxes to pay for bus nsport of non-public school pupils who "live in the district. At the time of its enactment the meas- ure was regarded as providing the basis for a legal test of the bus ride issue. The plaintiffs in the case -- a Lutheran layman and a Catholic layman--are repre- sented by state Sen. Robert R. Dunlap, chairman of the Senate Education Com- ittee. Officials of the school district are rep- resented by state Sen. Gordon Rosenmeier. The case is expected to be settled ul- timately by the Minnesota Suprem e Court on the basis of the state constitution. It is considered unlikely that the case will go to federal courts, since the US Supreme Court two decades ago held that tax-paid bus rides for non-public school students do ot violate the federal constitution. Some 75 per cent of the students in school district 2065 a t ten d non-public schools. The plaintiffs note that St. Boniface High School and grade school here, attended by many of the pupils involved, teach the "doctrines, creed and tenets of the Roman Catholic Church." They say that the state constitution bars Se of tax funds for the support of church- lated schools and that the bus ride law s therefore in violation of the constitution. iCRS Raises Vietnam Aid ) NEW YORK (NC) -- Catholic Relief Services -- National Catholic Welfare Conference has greatly increased its pro- gram of aid to Vietnam, Msgr. John F. McCarthy, assistant executive director, said. Monsignor McCarthy said CRS-NCWC recently sent more than 40 tons of medi- cines-worth some $400,000--to the coun- t?, the largest single shipment of medi- nes in the agency's 20-year history, Half the medicine was donated by the Catholic Medical Mission Board. CRS also sent 200 tons of salt and 2,400 cases of sweetened condensed milk. Monsignor McCarthy announced that ERS has also requested permission from the United States Agency for International Development to increase its Vietnam feed- ing program from 400,000 to 650,000 per- T Joseph Cardinal Rifler, Archbishop of St. Louis, is flanked by Jose Cardinal Oulntero of Caracas, left, and Laurean Cardinal Rugambwa of Bukoba, Tanganyika, during the opening ceremonies of Vatican II's fourth session. Early in the session, Cardinal Rifler joined Cardinals Spellman and Cushlng in an 'appeal for the religious freedom draft. Also shown, below, is Josyf Cardinal Sllpyi, exiled Ukrainian Rite Archbishop of Lwow.--(Rellgious News Service Photo By JAMES C. O'NEILL VATICAN CITY (NC)--A historic meet- ing of the ecumenical council voted over- whelmingly to present to the world a de- [initive document affirming man's civil right to religious freedom. The vote was taken September 21 after five days of debate on the subject by 62 council Fathers and was a special vote proposed by the council's board of mod- erators. The Fathers at the 132rid general council meeting were asked to vote on the question: "Do the Fathers judge that the revised text on religious liberty can serve as a basis for a definitive declaration which will be perfected in the light of the Catholic teaching on the true religion and accord- ing to observations proposed by Fathers during the discussions and which will be approved later according to the regulat- tions of the council?" The answer to the question was resound- ing. Of the 2,222 Fathers voting, 1,997 said yes; 224 said no, and one vote was null. With the closing of the debate on re- ligious liberty the council turned to the next matter on its agenda, the lengthy and complicated schema on the Church in the modem world, sometimes known as schema 13 because of the place it occu- pied during the third session of the council in 1964. The first to speak on it was Francis Cardinal Spellman of New York, who asked that the present text not be weakened be- cause the document should be a clear affirmation of the Church's place in the world today. The Church wants to listen, Cardinal Spellman said, and wants to be listened to in a real dialogue. stands now, "the document does no honor to the council," Following Cardinal Spellman, Juan Card. inal Landazuri Ricketts of Lima, Peru, said great progress has been made in this draft as compared with the previous one. However, he said he agreed with Cardinal Bea that the Latin style was poor. He also objected to its modes of expression, say. ing that at times it spoke almost ex cathedra and then again often used a '"IV tone." Noting that it runs to more than 30,000, words, Cardinal Landazuri said it is far too long and too repetitious. Raul Cardinal Silva Henriquez of Santi- ago, Chile, said he found the schema ac- ceptable but also criticized the text for be- ing too long. He asked tJat it be given a greater doctrinal tone instead of its pas- toral tone so that it could be on a level with the Constitution on the Church. Lorenz Cardinal Jaeger of Paderborn', Germany, said the substance of the schema is good and that it responds to the needs of modern times. He suggested that at the end of the council a new commission be established to apply theological principles to today's problems and to issue something similar to the catechism that was issued after the Council of Trent (1545-1563). The day's last speaker was Cardinal Bea. In addition to finding fault with the document's Latin, he also declared it was far too long and repetitious. Still, he said, the work that went into its preparation should be recognized and admired and added that it seems to have found the special language and tone needed for this type of document. While Cardinal Spellman was ,warmly in tyS favor of the document, he took exceptiOnis needed S h le Pros and Cons On Liber chema to onepart dealing with military con- The cardinal, who is head of the Mili- Fran red, Archbisho rites tary Ordinariate for the US armed forces and in effect the bishop of Catholics in the ope s By MOST REVEREND THOMAS A. CONNOLLY services, said the responsibility for judg- ing the necessity of drafting men for serv. Day in NY ice belongs to civil authorities and that ROME, Sept. 22--Last week the fourth session of Vatican II got under way just before we went to press or rather, just before I had to meet my deadline and there was little to indicate the pull- ing and tugging that was to occur dur- ing the week following with regard to the revised schema on religious liberty. Archbishop Connolly Both pros and cons were well and open- ly and frankly aired during the week by some five speakers who were more or Archbishop of Seattle less evenly divided on this controversial subject. The so-called conservatives led by Cardinals Ottaviani, Siri and Ruffini as well as a large number of Spanish, Italian and Latin American bishops, for the most pai't found a great deal of fault with the text of the schema, recom- mending change after change that could only result in rendering it devoid of any meaning. This attempt to riddle the text and send it back to the commission for a fourth re-drafting, would, it was hoped, entail the tabling of the schema until the present session closed or, if not then, the final discussion of it dur- ing the first convocation of the Synod of Bishops next year. In either instance, the schema would be scuttled, much to the joy of its opponents. However, the progressive element among the council Fathers, led by the American cardinals as well as by those of the Middle European bloc, had the enthusiastic backing of the moiority of the bishops who spoke on the trouble- some subject. Many of the terms used in the re-drafted schema do require clarification and it was necessary to distinguish and sub-distinguish at times to make one's remarks clear and per- tinent. Freedom of conscience, religious lib- erty, the subjective and objective atti- tudes of groups and governments toward the problem, all had to be spelled out properly. At the suggestion of many of the Fathers who spoke on the schema, these items would' be takdn care of in the commission before the schema would be presented for a final vote. The continued oratory in the council chambers was likened by some of the reporters and columnists here to a fili- buster 'but that certainly was not the case. The Holy Father desires every bishop in the council to have the right of free speech and the opportunity of expressing himself on any point on the agenda. The only limitations are that he must do it in ten minutes and that what he proposes to say has not been said before. Even these conditions were ig- (Continued on Page 3) Goes The Progress intricacies of the POP program were finalized at the second of two meetings among the business staffs of The Progress and the Chicago New World in the Olympic Hotel in Seattle. Presiding at the meeting was Harley (POP) Dee, CNW advertising director and originator of the successful fund- raising program Accompanying Dee to Seattle was James N. Meadows, CNW business manager. Pointing out that POP was the only Harley (POP) Dee James Meadows product purchase plan officially endorsed by the Archdiocese of Chicago, Dee re- vealed that in Chicago there are more than 60 advertising sponsors. This provides a very broad range of BY PATIENCE O. PURSE POP News Editor POP goes The Progress. Purchase Our Products, the exciting label-reduction project, will be presented by The Progress as an exclusive !otal mar- keting program for participating organiza- tions, advertisers, retailers and this arch- diocesan newspaper. POP goes Friday, October 1. But unlike PAL (Progress Advertised Labels), POP total marketing will NOT be limited to assigned parishes. 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Similar marketing programs involving secular media have been promoted in the past but none in the country has ever had more than 15 advertising sponsors. The 60 advertising sponsors created by the Chicago New World program is an indication of the tremendous enthusiasm with which POP has been received by the organizations who benefit from the Cash Awards for their Family FUNd-Raising FUN. i 1965 Tour Leader Fr. Russell M. Boehn. in 9 SJ, Regional Di- rector of the Apostle. ship of Prayer since 1960 end the 1964 tour leader. WE 54404 3701 SW Alaska St. Seattle, Wash. 98126 individuals cannot refuse their obedience to the state. Although the New York cardinal was highly favorable to the new text of the 146-page document on the Church in the modern world, most of the other speakers of the day were not. Augustin Cardinal Bea, president of the Secretariat for Promoting Christian Unity, said he frequently had to consult the French translation of the document to un- derstand the Latin version, despite the fact that he had taught in Latin for 50 years. Cardinal Bea said that as its Latin Receives Award SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (NC)--The Out- standing Civilian Service Award of the US Department of the Army will be pre- sented to Auxiliary Bishop John J. Dough- erty of Newark, president of Seton Hall University, at ceremonies on the campus September 28. Will Issue Samps VATICAN CITY (NC)--Vatican City will issue a special series of stamps Oetober 4 commemorating Pope Paul's visit to the UN that day and his appeal for peace, Hi Sunday Vote WASHINGTON (NC)- Sen. Everett M. Dirksen of Illinois said here he has re- ceived some 10,000 letters opposing a pro- posal of his to set the first Sunday of November as election day. Laymen Summoned BONN, Germany (NC)--Government au- thorities in Communist-ruled Czechoslo- vakia have brought several Catholic lay- men before the secret police for question- ing about their relations to persons sus- pected of being active in the interests of the Catholic Church, KNA reported. Mass Offered In Esperanto REMINI, Italy (NC)--The new vernac- ular Mass took on yet another sound here with its celebration for the first time in the Esperanto language. "Sankta Meso en Esperanto" at the Church of St. Bernardine formed part of the opening ceremonies ot the National Esperanto Congress September 19, by spe- cial permission of Bishop Emilio Biancheri of Rimini. The bishop's vicar general, Msgr. Emilio Pasolini, is a longtime Es- peranto enthusiast. In his homily--also in the synthetically created language -- the celebrant, Father Albino Ciccanti, OFM, noted that the lan. guage, like the Latin on which it is largely based, has a universal significance in that it attempts to liberate people "from the Babel, not only of their idioms, but also of their rivalries." Among those attending the Mass was the Russian actor Nicola Rytjcov who once spent 12 years in Siberia for his ardent advocacy of the language when it was opposed by Stalin's regime. It was the first congress he has been permitted to attend. VATICAN CITY (NC)--The Vatican City daily, L'Osservatore RemanD, has pub. lished what Vatican sources describe as a "still unofficial" schedule for the Pope Paul VI's October 4 visit to the United Nations in New York. After addressing the general assembly at 3:30, Pope Paul will meet all delegat personally, L'Osservatore Romano said. Although rumors persisted tn Vatican circles that the Pope Would extend his visit for at least one day, the paper said that his departure is scheduled for about 11 pm on the same day he arrives, which will bring him back to Rome about 11:30 the next morning. Other details of the trip include the departure from Rome October 4 at S:30 am, aboard an Alitalia jet arriving in New York about 10 am EDT. After meeting authorities at the airport, he will be driven through downtown New York to St. Patrick's Cathedral, where he is expected to arrive about noon. Both before and after the UN visit, which is scheduled to end about 6 pro, ha will stay at the residence of Francis Car. dinal Spellman. The Mass for peace in Yankee Stadium will be at 8: 30, after which the Pope will go directly to the airport, the paper said. Pope and President To Meet WASHINGTON (NC) -- President John- son will meet Pope Paul VI in New York October 4, the White House has an- nouncod. Plans for the meeting of the Pope and the President, which had been expected since the announcement earlier this month that the Pope was coming to address the United Nations, were disclosed by White House press secretary Bill Moyers Sep tember 18. Mr. Johnson will go to New York Oc- tober 3 for a dinner with UN Ambassador Arthur Goldberg. He will stay overnight and meet the Pope the next day. The meeting will be the third between a U. S. President and a Pope-but all three previous meetings were in Rome, They were between Woodrow Wilson and Benedict XV in 1919, Dwight D. Eisen- bower and John XXIII in 1959, and John F. Kennedy and Paul VI in 1963. In Today's Progress FIRST SECTION Rome Beckons St. Cabrini Radiologist Plaudits at Holy Name Convention .... ;I A Question of Freedom (Editorial) .... 4 Greatest Professional Irish in Country .. li Jesuits Mark Golden Days Together ... e CDA's Court Tacoma to Mark 40th Jubilee ................................ Litany Brings Winning Touchdowns .... g Knights Give f,700 for Archdiocesan Seminarians ........................... lg SECOND SECTION The Men and Women of Carroll ...12.page special CYO Tabloid Edition I t