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Sainthoo d For Three Proclaimed ers, and two Italians, Francis for the participants in the coun- throne in front of the gleaming swered in the name of the Pope Speaking first in Latin. the its distinguished sons." liness Pope John XXIII Croese of Camporosso. a Ca- presided over abbreviat- puchin, and Anthony Pucci, a cil. baroque Altar of the Chair. ed ceremonies for the Servite. Pope John was still recup- After he vested, he received canonization of three new saints The Pope said the new saints erating from the abdominal the traditional homage of the --the largest numbercanonized reflected, three outstanding ailment, and so he entered cardinal bishops, cardinal at one time since Pope Plus characteristics in their earthly the huge church simply, priests and cardinal deacons. XII raised five to the honors of life -- devotion to the Holy the altar in the 1954 Marian Eucharist, Marian piety and through a side door. The traditional petition for Year. imitation of the Good Shep- Once inside, he mounted his canonization was read by the The new saints, all men herd. portable throne and was borne Prefect of the Sacred Con- Religious who lived in the 19th The ceremonies were held in around the Altar of the Con- gregation of Rites. Arcadio century, are Peter Julian Ey- the apse of St. Peter's basilica fession, in the center of the Cardinal Larraona, C.M.F., to- by his Secretary of Briefs m Princes, Msgr. Amleto Tondini. Then instead of the lengthy chanting of the Litany of the Saints, the Pope began chant- ing the Vent Creator Spiritus, invoking the Holy Spirit. Im- mediately on the conclusion of the hymn, he pronounced the formula declaring the Pope said that the ceremony underscored "the holiness of the Church of Christ, which is holy by reason of its founder who was its origin and ex- ample; holy by reason of the instruments it uses to mold the souls of its children, and by reason of grace and the sacra- ments and the doctrine ac- cepted from Christ and care- Then the Pope switched to ltalian so he could be better understood by those in the ba- silica and "all those who are following this ceremony over the radio." He extolled the three saints' devotion to the Eucharist and to the Blessed Virgin Mary and their endeav- ors to imitate the Good Shep- herd, (See pictures on page 10.) Pope John [ / ] 1962 Reports Released: Resumes [NCWC lm---00gr.afion AudienCeSxxlIi spoke of his age /' ] Deparfmen'i" Aided VATICAN CITY, Dec. 12 (NC) -- Pope John Official Newspaper for the Archd,ocese of Seattle I Manyw00s.00000000o00,Thusands00oc 12 and health at the first (NC)Continuinz general audience he vio- has V01. 6S-N0. 51  4 /First of Four Sections) Seattle, Wash., Friday, Dec. 14, 1962 [ lent social and political upheavals throughout the granted since he fell ill No- vember 27. world were responsible for its increased workload, Smiling, the H oly Father said, "You have heard that the Pope has been ill. But, as you can see, his voice is strong and his thoughts are clear." "A little while ago," he added, "I read that a man over 60 begins to get old. Now I have been over 60 more than 20 years." Pope John said the ecu- menical council's first session was a display of the Church's unity and asked for contin- ued prayers for the council's success. He repeated his hope that it will end by Christmas, 1963, and stated: "I hope I will live to see the end of the council. But if I do not, then I hope that God will keep a good place for me." He said it is possible "The Pope will still be with us" a year from now. "But if I am not. there will surely be an- other Pope," he concluded. ld Headl!nes. a_._nd Deadhnes: M---00riner II Historic Feat By George Kramer, PkD. The most sensational bit of news this week concerns a wide-ranging traveler called Mariner II. It is literally out of this world--way, way out, some 25 million miles. The trajectory course traveled is more than 180 million miles. Mariner II is st:ll talking back to earth as it continues its plunge toward Venus, one- third the distance from the earth to the sun, and it is hoped it will continue to send back messages at noon today or shortly thereafter as it flies past its target at a distance of about 21,000 miles. When the 446-pound instrn- meet-laden U.S. spacecraft was launched August 27 oll its 10g-day journey, the pur- pose was to explore the cloud-covered surface of the planet Venus and possibly to determine if life as we know it is possible there. At deadline there is some doubt that this can be done, because the spaceship is over- heating, leading scientists to believe that the surface tem- perature of Venus may be some 400 degrees Fahrenheit, If everything goes well, how- ever, Caltech's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Pasadena, which has been receiving Mariner II signals, will feed the space- craft's "voice" to TV and radio networks during pro- grams scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. PST today (Friday). Regardless of what hap. pens, the fly-by exploration of Mariner II will have been a historic feat. Already it has established a distance record for trans- mitting scientific data, al- though months may be re- (Continued on Page 5) Cardinal Asks 'Peace of Christ' --Virginia Broderick the NCWC Department of Immi,gration noted in its annual report. The reportsigned by the department's episcopal chairman, the Most Reverend Thomas A. Connolly, Archbishop of Seattlesaid that refugees aided dur- ing the year included "Chinese in Hong Kong, Koreans, natives of the United Arab Republic and countries of Asia, Cuba, Haiti, the Dominican Repub- lic and certain countries of Latin America" in ad- dition to escapes from Communist rule. Annual reports of departments and bureaus of the National Catholic Welfare Conference sent to all the U.S. Bishops show that the concerns of U.S. Catholics cov- ered such matters as interna- tional relief, aid to education, the Second Vatican Council, in- creased study and practice of the Church's social doctrines, assistance to Latin America, refugee aid and foreign mis- sionary work. Archbishop Connolly's report pointed out that immigration legislation reached an all-time low during the year despite ef- forts by private agencies and some Congressmen, but it praised the "excellent coopera- tion the department received generally from our own gov- ernment officials, particularly in relation to persons in the service of the Church." It singled out the U.S. De- partment of State and the Im- migration Service for their help "in making it possible for us to serve the Diocese of Miami (where many refugees from the Cuban regime of Marxist Premier Fidel Castro are living) in obtaining Span- ish-born teaching Sisters for the schools." The department expressed its "great sorrow" at the death on April 2 of its former episcopal chairman, Bishop Joseph M. Gilmore of Helena, Mont. Noting the continuing expan- sion of its work, the depa/'t- ment reported it handled 45,- 310 c a s e s involving 51,052 people during the year. These included 4,960 cases entailing assistance to bishops, priests; Sisters, seminarians and other persons in religious life, Among other departments re- porting were: Catholic Relief Services -- National Catholic Welfare Conference, The NCWC Foreign Visitors' Office, The Bureau of Information, The NCWC Office for United Na- tions Affairs, The National Catholic Apostleshio of the Sea Conference, The Catholic Com- mittee for Refugee.4, The Na- tional Office for Decent Litera- ture, The Military Ordlinariate, The American Board of Catho- lic Missions, The Education Department, Catholic Youth Federation--both Teenage and Young Adult Sections, The Na- tional C o u n c i t of Catholic Women, The National Catholic Community Service, The Bish- ops' Committee of the Con- fraternity of Christian Doctrine. The NCWC is the voluntary agency through which the U.S. Bishops deal with matters of common interest on a national level. In Today's World's Two Urgent Problems: IllinoisPJr'OFlgRrTeSSESTI;Ne eCommissioner nsecratlon .o Peace and Fair. Distribution te For Two ROME, Dec. 12 (Radio, NC) Stefan Cardinal piece of bread through the good hearts of other people." B,shops Slated Wyszynski, Primate of Poland, said here that the "They aspire moreover," he continued, ,for freedom of World faces two urgent problems: the "peace of spirit among all peoples and beg for freedom of conscience, NEWARK, N. J. (NC)- The Christ" and the fair distribution of goods, of faith and religion, for the possibility of honoring and invak- two new Auxiliary Bishops of Newark will be consecrated in Sacred Heart cathedral here January 24. Bishops - designate John J. Dougherty, president of Seton Hall University, and Joseph A. Costello, Vice Chancellor, will be consecrated by Newark's Archbishop Thomas A. Boland in the second dual consecration in the history of the archdio- cese. The coconsecrators will be Bishop James A. McNulty of Paterson and Auxiliary Bishop Martin W. Stanton of Newark. Bishop Walter W. Curtis of Bridgeport, Conn., will preach the sermon. ing God freely, in the internal peace of each nation, without which peace among nations cannot exist." The Polish Cardinal said that it is therefore necessary that there be "a growth in religious feelings and a decrease in world- ly indifference, in forgetfulness of the presence of God and in practical materialism in everyday life." The hopes of the nations, he said, are focused on the success of the council. "The Holy Spirit will' provide," he said, "that, in the future as in the past 20 centuries, Rome will bring life, charity and truth to the world on the bark of Peter." The Polish Primate said that the faithful of Poland "have knelt before Our Lady of Czestochowa night and day in prayer, imploring divine help for the Holy Father (His Holiness Pope John XXIll) and for the success of the council through the assistance of the Holy Spirit." "With the help of God," he concluded, "we will return in the fall of the coming year m continue the work c4 the couacil." The Cardinal from Communist-ruled Poland also called for religious freedom in all countries. Cardinal Wyszynski spoke during a Mass offered on the feast of the Immaculate Conception December 8 in his titular church of St. Mary in Trastevere before leaving Rome to return to Poland. Present at the Mass were the 25 Polish bishops who attended the Second Vatican Council's first session with him, the students and-faculty of the Pontifical Polish College in Rome and members of this city's Polish community. We [council Fathers] are returning to our countries com- forted in spiritby what we have seen and heard in the Vatican basilica," he said, "Today," he said. "we are faced with two problems of great urgency: the peace of Christ in the kingdom of Christ. and social charity, that all good things may be distributed fairly among all the children of the earth, particularly among those who cannot provide themselves with their own needs." "Many milliona ot men suffer hunger and thoy wait for Resigns Over Birth Control Policy ..... 2 St. George Family Makes Christmas Movie ......... 3 Trouble wffh Christmas (Editorial) ............... 4 New Jersey Joins School Prayer Brief TRENTON, N.J., Dec. 12 (NC)  New Jersey will join in a friend of the court brief o the U.S. Supreme Court backing public school religious exercises. Joseph A. Hoffman, counsel to the state commissioner of education, said here that New Jersey has assented to a re- quest by Maryland Atty. Gem Thomas B. Fnan to intervene m a case challenging recita- tion of the Lord's Prayer and Bible readings in Baltimore public schools. New Jersey is the latest of 13 states to announce its in- tention to join in the brief. Hoffman noted that New Jersey law calls for daily Bible readings in p u b I i e schools and allows recitation of the Lord's Prayer at the discretion of local school boards. The law has been up. held by the New Jersey Supreme Court. Meanwhile, a resolution has been introduced in the State Assembly here asking that the Federal Constitution be amend- ed to clarify portions of the First and Fourteenth Amend. merits which pertain to relig- ion. The resolution asks for clarification in view of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling last June 25 against a prayer prescribed b b, the New York State Board of Regents for recitation in New York public Schools. Tips for Driving Mothers... 5 "Patton's Christmas PraYer" 6 Indian Chiefs Ask Help ...... Five Couples Celebrate Church-Related Schools To Be State Inspected BALTIMORE, (NC) -- 3"he Maryland State EduCation De. partmc:at henceforth will ins. pect educational conditions at all future church-related ele- mentary schools before they open. The new policy was an- nounced by Thomas G. Pullen Jr., state school superintend- ent, in wake of a Hagertown case in which two teachers at a 105-pupil "Church of God" school were convicted of beat- ing a first grade student. The sect is a local one not affiliated with the national group of the s..me name. In the ",ast, church-related elementary sch ds were not inspected by the state as a rule. But, Thomas B. Finan, state attorney general, has is- sued a ruling that the state does have authority to make such inspections if it wishes. Youngest Golden Anniversaries ... 8 Dominicans Leave for Missions .................. 9 Tacoma Maryknoller Meets Japanese Prof ........... Palisades Retreat Schedule. 11 Midwest-Bound Chieftains Off to Flying Start ....... 12 True Understanding ....... H SECOND TABLOID SECTION Our Council Fathers Give Impressions of Vatican lI THIRD TABLOID SECTION Christmas Reader, Featuring Short Stories by Archdiocesan High School Students FOURTH TABLOID SECTION Mission Churches of the Aaliocm Bishop Named To See VATICAN CITY, (Radio. NC) -- His Holiness Pope John XXIII has named the Church's youngest bishop -- 34-year-old Bishop Alcides Mendoz Castro --o be head of the Diocese of Abancay, Peru. The prelate was appointed bishop of a titular See by Pope Pins XII in April, 19.38, a month alter iris 30th birth- "day. He was named Auxiliary to fhe Apostolic Administrat- or of the Abancay diocese, which was created on the same day of his elevation. , . J /