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BISHOP AND PRIESTS OF DIOCESE CELEBRATE MEMORIAL MASS FOR PONTIFF

People of God Pray for In the light of the Resurrection Candle, priests and people of the Fall River diocese gathered last Friday night at their mother church to mourn the passing of Paul VI but also to rejoice in the accomplishments of his pontificate. Led by Bishop Daniel A. Cronin, 105 priests concelebrated the Mass, attended by State Senators Mary Fonseca, and John Parker, many other representatives of the General Court of Massachusetts, Fall River Mayor Carlton Viveiros and representatives from the offices of the mayors of New Bedford and Taunton. Also in attendance were delegations from candidates for the Permanent Diaconate and diocesan societies, including the Diocesan Council of Catholic Women, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul and the Serra Club. Parish delegations represented all areas of the diocese. Music for the solemn ceremony was by the Cathedral Choir and guest instrumentalists, directed by Glenn Giuttari, Cathedral music director. Reflections on Pope Paul's pontificate, including personal recollections of the pontiff, were given by Bishop Cronin. His homily follows: From a most sincere heart, I would like to thank the reverend Fathers who are here in such great number to concelebrate this Mass with me for the

repose of the soul of Pope Paul VI. I would like to thank the very distinguished ministers of other churches who are here with us this evening. I am grateful, indeed, for their solidarity with us on this occasion. Would the good sisters who are here in such good number please accept my thanks. And all who have come from various parts of the Diocese in such wonderful numbers, participating actually as a Diocesan family on this occasion, sad in one sense but joyful in another sense, please accept my thanks and know that such a participation would be a cause of great joy to the late Pontiff who always saw his role as father of the family and who would certainly on such an occasion desire that this be a participated commemoration of his life and at the same time a family prayer for the repose of his soul. "And Peter, who do you say that I am?" You are the Christ, the Son of the living God." Blessed are Simon Peter, the son of John. Flesh and blood have not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father has revealed it to you. You are Peter, and upon this rock iI will build my Church, and the powers of death will be to no avail. And I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth will bound in heaven; whatever you loose on

Paul VI and Church

earth will be loosed in heaven." in the college of the apostles. These are words from reveal- It was he who would be the ed Scripture. Head. It was he upon whom the Further words from revealed Church would be built. It was Scripture. From the Last Supper, he who would be the rock that Christ turned to Peter and said, would never fail. It was he who "I pray for you, Peter, that was to give strength to his your faith may not fail. When brothers. And it was for him you have turned around, streng- that Jesus prayed, in particular, that his faith would never fail. then your brothers." And on a third occasion, And above all, he was given the Christ addresses words to Peter: ministry of shepherding the "Feed my sheep." flock: "Feed my sheep." These three episodes from If we understand, as I am sure scripture tell us about Peter and we do, the extraordinary posi. the Primacy he had, the extra- tion that Peter had in the ordinary position that he had Church, then I am sure also

we can understand why it is that in unity of faith, spiritually motivated, we transport ourselves to the Basilica of Saint Peter in Rome, and note the frail remains of Peter's successor. It is not the corpse of Giovanni Battista Montini that brings us all here tonight or that has the Universal Church praying for the repose of his soul. It is because Peter's successor has died. What is the position of the Pope in the Church? The First Vatican Council taught with very strong and Turn to Page Seven

Election of Paulls Successor Unofficially Begins in Rome VATICAN CITY (NC) - As hundreds of the curious stream past Pope Paul's simple tomb below St. Peter's, the College of Cardinals has already unofficially begun elect'ing his successor. The commandant of the Swiss Guards and a small group of Vatican officials will not seal the oak conclave doors officially until 5 p.m. Aug. 25. But the cardinals during their daily meetings in baroque, frescoed halls near the basilica have already begun the key process of getting to know one another and sizing up the leading candi路 dates. The cardinals purposely made

the period between the pope's death and the conclave as long as possible to cut down on the time they will have to spend sealed off from the outside world in electing .Pope Paul's successor. The lengthy pre-conclave period also allows input from the cardinals over age 80, whom Pope 'Paul excluded from the approaching election. Actually none of the eight conclaves held in the last 132 years lasted more than four days. And the upcoming election should not be overly long either, despite the huge problems of the post-conciliar church and the size of the College of Cardinals.

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ter the secret conclave, only a handful are not expected to come.) One reason for anticipating a short conclave is that many of the foreign cardinals seem determined to try to elect another Italian. The last foreigner to wear the tiara was Dutchman Pope Adrian VI iin 1522. And many cardinals seem to think that among current candidates only the Italians have the proper background for governing the church. Another reason for a quick election is that most cardinals Turn to Page Ten


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CARDINAL CARLO CONFALONIERI BLESSES PAPAL COFFIN AT REQUIEM MASS. MARONITE BLESSING FOLWWED.

Short Conclave LYONS, France (NC) - The conclave to elect a new pope may well be over "in three or fOl,lr days" and in any case should not last more than a week, Cardinal Alexandre Renard of Lyons said Aug. 9 at a news conference. He also said that nationality will not be an issue in trying to choose the best man for the job. "If an Italian is most suited it wll be an Italian," he said. "The question of nationality does not arise among us." The real issue, he said, is '~to find the man most suited to pursue the application of the decisions of the (Second Vatican) Council." The council was under way when Pope Paul VI was elected pope 15 years ago, and the major task of his papacy was to see the council through to the end and begin its program of reform. Concerning his prediction of a short conclave, Cardinal Renard said that it will be a question of seeing "a progressive convergence . . . emerge during our discussions, taking the whole of the Catholic world into aCCOUl1t." Asked about the possibility that one of his predecessors in Lyons, Cardinal Jean Villot, might be elected, Cardinal Renard noted that a Vatican secretary of state has rarely been elected in the past. Cardinal Villot, 72, has held that post since 1969. "But don't jump to conclusions," Cardinal Renard added. "I am not in any way saying that Cardinal Villot cannot be elected." Cardinal Villot is also camerlengo (chamberlain) of the Holy Roman Church, the man in charge of administering the church's ordinary affairs during an interregnum. Some sources list him among several possible compromise choices if the conclave reaches a deadloc:k.

Odds-Making Elecrion LONDON (NC) - A Catholic politician has sharply criticized Ladbroke's, a well known English bookmaking firm, for accepting bets on the next pope. "We are electing a successor to Jesus Christ, and that is not a matter for Lad路路 broke's," the guardian newspaper quoted Simon Mahon, a member of Parliament from Bootle, as saying. The firm offers 5-2 odds on the favorite, Cardinal Sergio Pignedoli, president of the Secretariat for Non-ehristians. Cardinals Sebastiano Baggio, prefect of the Vatican Congregation for Bishops, and Ugo ,Poletti, vicar for Rome, are tied

for second at 7-2 odds. Cardinal Giovanni Benelli of Floren<:e, Italy, places fourth at 4-1 odds; and the odds on England's Cardinal Basil Hume of Westminster becoming pope are 25-1.

Area Jewish Leaders The New England Region of the American Jewish Committee saddened to learn of the death of Pope Paul VI expresses its heartfelt condolences to the Catholic Church and to millions of our Catholic neighbors in Massachusetts and throughout the world. During Pope Paul's reign major strides. occurred in advancing understanding and mutual respect between Catholics anll Jews. Pope Paul made a fundamental contribution to promoting interreligious friendship through his personal appointment of the Vatican Secretariat on Catholic-Jewish Relations and by his issu~nce of the Vatican Guidelines calling for concrete actions to improve ties between our faiths and peoples. 'Pope Paul will also be remembered for his ardent advocacy of the' cause of world peace, social justice, and human rights to which the Jewish community is also dedicated.

Knights Have Broadcast NEW HAVEN, Conn. (NC) - The funeral of Pope 路Paul VI, as well as the coronation of his successor, are being seen in millions of !:lomes throughout the world throL'.gh a satellite arrangement paid for by the Knights of Columbus. The 1.3-million-member Catholic fraternal organization has pledged to pay for the link-up charges involved in beaming television signals to four orbiting satellites of InTel5at - two over the Atlantic Ocean, one over the Pacific and a fourth over the Indian Ocean. The signals can then be picked up by broadcasting corporations throughout the world. The Knights will also pay downlink charges in mission countries where the cost would be prohibitive. Supreme Knight Virgil C. Dechant announced the arrangements of New Haven, Conn., after a trans-Atlantic telephone conversation with Bishop Andrew M. Deskur, president of the Pontifical Commission for Social Communications. The Knights of Columbus have been cooperating with the pontifical commission in the worldwide televising of Vatican ceremonies for the past three years, Dechant said. Usually these include televising the pope's midnight Mass at Christmas, the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday and the pontiff's Easter message.

Ring Destroyed . VATICAN CITY (NC) - Cardinal Jean Villot destroyed Pope Paul VI's fisherman's ring and the lead seal under which apostolic letters are dispatched. The Vatican press office announced on Aug. 9 that this had been done. As camerlengo (chamberlain) of the Holy Roman Church, Cardinal Villot is responsible for conducting many of the church's ordinary affairs and official acts in the transition period from the death of one pope until the election of the next. The fisherman's ring is the gold ring that holds the pope's private seal. It is so called because on it St. Peter is shown fishing from a boat. The name of the reigning pope is around the edge. St. Peter, the first bishop of Rome, was a fisherman. From the 15th century, the ring has been used to seal the clasp of official documents called briefs. The lead seal is used for other documents, including apostolic letters. The papal constitution setting down the rules governing the period between the death of one pope and the election of his successor requires that the cardinal camerlengo destroy the fisherman's ring and the lead seal. After a new pope is elected, the cardinal camerlengo places a new fisherman's ring on his finger.

Mcdeast Foes Share Sorrow VA11ICAN CITY (NC) - Middle Eastern enemies are united at least in expressing condolences on the death of Pope Paul VI. Telegrams of condolence have been received by Cardinal Jean Villot, camerlengo (chamberlain) of the Holy Roman Church, from both Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli President Yitzhak Navon. "Egypt and I personally have lost a dear friend who always opposed every violation of human dignity,", said Sadat, who was received by Pope Paul in 1976 with highest Vatican honors. The late pope was known to be a great admirer of Sadat. "The supreme pontiff," Sadat continued, "played a leading role to end world conflicts and reach the establishment of peaceful coexistence among peoples with the aim of realizing a better world society." "Paul VI," Sadat went on, "denounced every aggression against the life and lib-

erty of the human person and worked in a positive and effective way for the realization of a true peace in the Middle East, cradle of religious and divine relations." The Israel president said: "The people of Israel and I myself are deeply moved at the passing of His Holiness Pope Paul VI and send our condolences to the entire Catholic world in this time of mourning. Pope Paul's life was dedicated to the search for peace in the world, to the promotion of mutual understanding among men and faiths and to the struggle for the predominance of spiritual values over materialism. "From the holy city of Jerusalem, I ask Your Eminence to accept this expression of the profound sympathy of the people of Israel."

National Council NEW YORK, Aug. 7 - Pope Paul VI has left "a permanent ecumenical legacy to all Christians," the top officials of the National Council of Churches said here today. . In a joint statement, President William P. Thompson and General Secretary Claire Randall hailed the late pontiff's "commitment to extending his pastoral ministry beyond the Vatican walls." They noted particularly his "worldwide travels and personal appeals in situations of terrorism and civil strife." Thompson and Randall also praised Pope Paul's "advanced social teachings," which, they said, "are now authoritative guidance for all who seek the reign of justice in human affairs." "More than this," they added, "it was in his own person that he embodied a willingness to bring the witness of the church into all the world." "Together with Christians around the world," Randall and Thompson concluded, "we mourn the passing of this noble and tireless servant of Christ." The National Council of Churches, with 31 member church bodies, in the nation's largest Protestant and Orthodox organization. Messages of sympathy were also sent by Thompson to Archbishop John R. Quinn of San Francisco, president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, and by Randall to Cardinal Terence Cooke, archbishop of New York, and Thomas C. Kelley, executive head of the U.S. Catholic Conference. "May God richly bless those who bear the solemn burden of choosing his successor," the messages said.


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VATICAN CI1Y (NC)-Representatives of 95 nations attended the final rites for Pope Paul VI in St. Peter's Square. They included two heads of state, two pJlinces, five vice presidents, six prime ministers and two presidents of national assemblies. The influx of foreign dignitaries, coupled with the rise in ultraleftist terrorism in Italy ijn the past year, led to the biggest security operation in recent years by the Italian government. It had 7,500 armed policemen plainclothes detectives and among the crowd of 100,000 in St. Peter's Square. Many of the delegations came from countries which had no diplomatic relations with the Holy See before Pope Paul became pope 15 years ago. Under his papacy the Holy See established diplomatic relations with more than 40 countries, most of them in the Third World.

VATICAN CI1Y (NC) - Pope Paul VI's last words were "pater noster (our father)," said a reliable Vatican SOlH'ce. "The sisters who were at the pope's bedside told me that the pope continually murmured 'pater noster' and 'credo' (I believe) as he lay dying," said a prelate close to the papal family. The pope died in -a brass bed. in his Castelgandolfo: ~bedroom, furnished with a kneeler for prayer, a wardrobe and desk. The windows face out over the city of Rome on the plain below. The Castelgandolfo bedroom is actually much more comfortable than the room where the pope slept for years in the Vatican, said sources. "In Rome the pope slept for years on a white metal single bed which looked like it came out of a hospital," said a source who had been close to the dead pontiff. "Although the room was simply furnished in Rome, it was large, the pope had blocked half of it off with a curtain for years, though, because he didn't want to move the bed where Pope John had slept," said the source.

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Cathedral To Be Readied For 1979 Jubilee Year Bishop Daniel A. Cronin announced today that, in anticipation of the 1979 celebration of the Jubilee Year of the Diocese of Fall River, commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the foundation of the Diocese, a program of renovation will be undertaken at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption in Fall River. The Bishop indicated, however, that renovations would not be extensive, noting that substantial improV'ements had been accomplished at the Cathedral 25 years ago and that engineering surveys have revealed the Mother Church of the Diocese to be structurally sound.

altar of reposition will be removed. Experts consulted have assured Bishop Cronin that the Gothic beauty of the Cathedral will be undisturbed by these changes. The program, the Bishop said, will hav:e more the character of a "restoration" than anything else. Some exterior pointing and

tion program will be concluded in time for the Christmas holidays. The refullbished Cathedral will. be the site of a special Jubilee Mass scheduled for Sunday, March 11, 1979.

Boston Prelate Lauds Paul VI Cardinal Humberto Medeiros of Boston, interviewed as he arrived in Rome for the conclave of cardinals, said he did not think being a representative of the world's most powerful nation was a disadvantage. "I come to Rome," he said, "as a believer, as a member of the church, as a priest, as a bishop, I have absolute trust and faith as an elector of the Holy Father. in the Holy Spirit, who has a hand in this. This is not just human politics." The Boston cardinal responded to a question about the next pope by saying: "I would like to see one just like him (Pope PauL")

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Millions View Papal Funeral Tens of millions around the world saw and beard the funeral services in St. Peter's Square for Pope Paul VI. The Vatican said that television stations in 48 countries and radio stations in 13 other nations broadcast the funeral Mass live. 'In the United States, New York television researchers estimated that 50 million Americans saw the coverage. It was carried by all three U.S. networks. ABC-TV coverage featured Peter Jennings and Robert Trout reporting from Rome and Frank Reynolds anchoring the program in New York. Jesuit Father Vincent T. O'Keefe, general assistant for the Society of Jesus, was the Mass commentator in Rome and Redemptorist Father Francis X. Murphy, head of the Redemptorist seminary in Washington, was in New York. On NBC-TV, Paulist Father Robert R. O'Donn'ell was the Mass commentator in Rome. Msgr. John G. Nolan, director of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, was with Edwin Newman in New York. John Palmer and Garrick Utley reported from Rome. CBS-TV coverage was provided ,by Dan Rather and Rome correspondent Winston Burdett in Rome. In New York, Harry Reasoner talked with Archbishop Fulton Sheen, retired bishop of Rochester, N.Y., and Father Richard McBrien of Boston College. Maryknoll Father Joseph Lange provided commentary on the Mass from Rome.

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entire world mourn 1904-jQ79 The Bishop explained that a principal element of the renovation program would be the rearrangement of sacred furnishings in the Cathedral sanctuary area in order to have appurtenances used in the celebration of Mass and other episcopal functions conform better to postconciliar liturgical directives. It is expected that the "cathedra" or episcopal chair will be moved from the side of the sanctuary to a point in the midst of the apse and that the former

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themoorin~ A Pontificate of Pain Just for a moment reflect on the events of the last 15 years in this country. The assassination of John Kennedy and Martin Luther King, the holocaust of Vietnam, the riots of the cities and the lies of Watergate are but a few of the moments that have inflicted heartbreak, sorrow and suffering on the body politic. Not a single American citizen has remained untouched by these and other episodes of current American history. If we feel our lot is difficult, how much heavier the burden of Paul. Not only problems without the Church, affecting her witness in the marketplace, but tribulations from within, attempting to rend her seamless garment, contributed to his pontificate of pain.

And how well he suffered! From implementing the decisions of Vatican II to blazing new trails for the People of God to travel on their journey to the Father, Paul with untiring effort and zeal, led the Church. Braving the scorn of the materialistic and the insidious sarcasm of his own brethren, he sought to publish the message of Christ in the manner of Paul. From his first missionary journey to the Holy Land to his memorable visit to the Far East, the Pilgrim Pope preached the Good News of salvation to a world hungry for hope. Praying always that the weapons of war might be beaten into the plowshares of peace, his efforts to heal brought him personal anguish. Summed up best in a picture depicting him carrying the cross on Good Friday amid the ruins of Rome's Colosseum, this more than complex man was at heart the obedient simple servant of the Lord. Very few pictures were ever taken of Paul with a smile on his face. His critics cited this as evidence of a certain grimness, reflective of a stem and inflexible personality. Never attempting to go beyond the superficial, it was impossible for such people to understand that the reason for this projection was that a gentle man was suffering.

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Treatment of the Pope By T. Fabre NEW YORK (NC) - The secular media reported on the death of Pope Paul VI with the dignity and solemnity befitting his spiritual office. The broadcast media in particular brought the sad news to millions of Americans with an immediacy that we have come to take for granted as part of modern life.

In the fleeting moments oJ present Church history, a Perhaps most noteworthy in second look is now being taken at the life and times o~ all the coverage of the pope's Pope Paul VI. Taken by surprise by the suddenness of his death and the speculation about death and thrown just a bit off balance, memory has been his successor were the various jolted. What had been forgotten is now recalled; what had documentary specials assessing his reign and its place in the been ignored is now being rediscovered. The death of Paul history of the times. has made us realize that in his fragility there was tremendous strength; in his concern there was a beautiful love . Too often the recent past reand in his shepherding there was a father who suffered mains in our memory with the passions of the times unscrutinfor his children. ized and the web of events disWhen those of the future recall the days of Paul, they must do so with this mind and heart. It is and will be impossible to reflect on his pontificate without calling to mind the words of Micah: "You have been told, a mar., what is good and what the Lord requires of you; only to do right, to love goodness and to walk humbly with your God."

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connected. These short TV retrospectives of ,Paul's reign replayed this past but with a new perspective. Those who watched could surely appreciate better the divisive nature of the times and the unifying role of Paul. . It was a period of change, of "updating" the church to serve better the needs of the modern world. It was all so familiar and yet one had the sense of history in seeing how it all fit together. The Second Vatican. Council, the dramatic speech against war at the United Nations, the insistence on church unity, the championing of the poor and the workers against the rich and the powerful, the insistence upon the sacredness of human life Christ's message speaking to "the people of God on pilgrimager." During the 15 years Paul sat

The coverage was fine as far as it went and these hardworking journalists deserve our gratitude for doing a very professional job on a religious subject. Anyone of them would be of great value for church study groups in the future. However, it is unlikely that any of them will be released for subsequent distribution. There is a need for such documentary works on the life of the church, and unfortunately such a film on Paul VI has just been completed; it will be ready for distribution in September. It is a 28-minute, color film titled "Pilgrim Pastor" which gives not only the theological dimension lacking in the TV broadcasts but also a much closer look at the man who was Paul VI. The film, produced by the U.S. Catholic Conference with

the assistance of Serra Interna路 tional and the American Board of Catholic Missions, is available for purchase or rental. What is somewhat surprising is that an institution as rich in history as the church has not been more aware of the need of visual documentation in an age of images. There is no central archive set aside for the purpose of preserving the films or pictures documentating the growth of the church in America. In order to get footage for the "Pilgrim ,Pastor" film, it was necessary to stock libraries of news footage not exactly prime visual material. Fortunately, enough other material from private collections here and in Rome was available. This raises the question of what has happened to all the old Catholic films that were made years ago - from commercial enterprises to the home movies . of parish life in an earlier time, There is even some doubt that such quality film productions as those of the National Council of Catholic Men produced within the last 25 years are extant even in private collections. We have many excellent Catholic producers today, such as the Franciscans and the Paulists, but where can a filmmaker go to find the visual record of the church's recent past? More to the point, what of today? How can we encourage the production of documentaries dealing with -the church as a living institution, or the life of a diocese, or portraits of Catholic leaders? Perhaps the starting place is a National Catholic Center of Visual Documentation.


Newly Ordained Priest Recalls Pope Paul VI By Rev. Jon-Paul Gallant "Thou art Peter and upon this rock I shall build my Church . . . and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it." (Mt. 16:18) These words of the Lord are the commission to Peter and his successors to shepherd and guard the flock which is the Church. They are words of awesome responsibility and supreme authority. Yet Peter was a simple fisherman; torn by doubts and the myriad human frailties which are an essential part of man's imperfect state. It was the great gift of supernatural faith and the grace of the Holy Spirit which enabled the poor fisherman to become the Rock that would prevail. It was thus for the Prince of the Apostles; so too it was for his 262nd successor. Pope Paul VI, Giovanni Battista Montini, was a man who possessed the supreme authority of the Pontiff of Rome with all of the heavy burdens of responsibility of a Church in renewal. But in "'I this, Paul VI, like Peter himself, remained a man possessed of all the frailties of human nature. Just what sort of a man was Giovanni Battista Montini? These following reflections are from the viewpoint of one who studied in Rome and was privileged to observe - albeit at some distance - these last four years of the reign of Paul VI. Those of us who were in Rome as students often engaged in the time-honored practice of students everywhere solving all the world's problems. We frequently reflected on how well we thought the various church leaders were doing their jobs. Oftentimes we reflected on how the Holy Father was doing. I am sure that these reflections echoed the standard views of the world at large: some thought he moved too quickly on many issues, others thought that he was moving much too slowly. The Holy Father himself made reference to this student pasttime in an audience which he granted to the students at the North American College. In fact, he recalled his own student days at Rome when he too had engaged in solving many of the Church's problems from the outside looking in. Among other things he said: "I

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too came to Rome with the critical psychology of youth; I too noted the defects, lacks and apparent deficiencies of the center of the Catholic world. I too saw (as I still do see) many things which should have been ameliorated. I commend this virtue in you and I pray that you will always look critically at the Church in an attitude of spiritual solidarity with the Holy Father." We who heard these words couldn't help but marvel at the insight and honesty of the Holy Father's remarks. But, in retrospect, we did have much in common with him. In a sense, he too had come to Rome as a foreigner (that is, as a nonRoman); one of thousands of young ecclesiastical students who pass through the city every year. He too must have felt a sense of loneliness at a separation from home and friends. He too must have thought and thought again about the value of his studies in Rome. In fact, he also referred to some of these ~motions in the same audience: "I suppose some of you had the idea when you came here to Rome that no one in the city was aware of your presence. No one greeted you, no one welcomed you and no one seemed interested in your presence. Let me assure you that there is at least one here to whom your presence signifies a great deal. There is one here whose heart is full of gratitude and joy at your presence. That one is I, the Pope." Yes, he was pleased to see us there. There is the small hall as we saw him in his simple white cassock-stripped of the external signs of his office - he seemed to reach out and touch us to the heart. Just as he referred to the great numbers of priests who left the active ministry as a "crown of thorns"; so too, a room filled with young priests and seminarians must have filled him with great joy. In the last years of his reign, Paul seemed to have little cause for joy. As the leader of the Church he was faced with a delicate balance. He tried to make the Church an instrument in the modern world while maintaining the link to Christ who calls the world to conversion and to His Church. Paul was also an Italian. He saw his country ravaged by terrorism and flirting with a political creed which proclaims itself "Godless." Towards the end of his reign, many of his weekly Sunday addresses to the crowds in St. Peter's square were given over to commenting on the situation in his "beloved Italy." The kidnapping and murder of his good friend, Aldo Moro, was a terrible shock to him. He seemed to age almost overnight during those tragic days. His failing health caused him to cancel his participation in Holy Week services this year. It was only after a week of complete rest that he was able to celebrate the Easter Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square.

Paul has often been called "a man of the head," without the common touch and gregariousness of his predecessor, John XXIII. But, somehow, those events of the last year of his reign seemed to have a great effect on the man. He was filled with a compassion towards his brothers which was not immediately apparent. He was a 'private man; not given to elaborate displays of emotion. Yet, his feelings ran deep and to the heart. Though his outward display was reserved, his love for his flock was great. The See of ,Peter is vacant. In a process which he himself reformed, Paul's successor will be elected. During these days, we pray for the guidance of the Holy Spirit on the Cardinal-elec. tors. Let us pray too for Giovanni Battista Montini. May the Lord greet him with the words of a loving Master: "Well done my good and faithful servant . . . enter into the joy of your Lord."

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Pilgrimage Some 300,000 Polish Catholics are planning to walk 120 miles within the next few days, from Warsaw to the famed shrine of Our Lady of Czestochowa, as a pilgrimage to beg the guidance of the Holy Spirit in the choic'e of a new pope.

BISHOP CRONIN gestures as he shares his recollections of Pope Paul VI with congregation at Cathedral memorial Mass for the late pontiff. (Torchia Photo)

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'Both Rahner, Kung Write within Orthodox Bounds Iy

a couple of years we have had major theological summaries by Kung and Rahner which are likely to Ibe read for a long time to come.

REV. ANDREW M. GREELEY

Foundations of the Christian Faith," a simplified and systematic summary of Karl Rahner's immense theological work, lives up to all advance notice. It confirms that we live in an extraordinary theological era. Within the space of

,Philosophical theology may not be your bag, but no intelligent Christian can afford to be without some philosophical sophistication when he discusses religion. Rahner roots his philo!>ophy in the human experience of the transcendent and develops an extraordinarily powerful argument for Christianity . out of that experience.

Atheist and agnostic philosophers pay little attention to the challenge of transcendental Thomism, perhaps because they have not bothered to distinguish between the old scholastic Thomism and the new transcendental approach. At some point, however, they will have to address themselves to the challenge of Lonergan and Tracy. They will find, I suspect, the arguments of Rahner's "Foundations" extremely difficult to answer. A comparison between

"Foundations" and "On Being a Christian" is difficult, since Kung is every bit as much a "positive" theologian as Rahner is Ii philosophical theologian. Yet I am hard put to find any important differences in their Christology. Of the two, I think Rahner's might be moderately more useful in American classrooms, and I am particulary impressed with his notion of Jesus as the "complete savior" for whom we all long. However, Rahner's Christology, like Kung's, is very much a

"Christology from below." If the German hierarchy can jump all over Kung for his Christology, one wonders why they leave Rahner alone. He is even more brusque than Kung in dismissing the contemporary relevancy of the language of the Council of Chalcedon. I do not see how you can charge Kung with denying the divinity of Jesus and not charge Rahner with the same thing. For the German bishops to choose one man as a scapegoat and leave the other alone is monumentally unjust.

Pa,pal Electi'on Will S,how COlnclave View of Chu路rch Iy MARY CARSON

I'm pleased to be a member of the new Committee for the Responsible Election of the Pope. We are trying to demystify papal elections, to bring information to all concerned regarding who the cardinal candidates are, and eventually to make election of the pope a more democratic process. Part of our work has been publication of "The Inner Elite: Dossiers of Papal Candidates," by Gary MacEoin (Sheed and McMeel, Kansas City, $12.95), which offers a biography of every cardinal, as well as back-

ground on the inner workings of a conclave. Dr. MacEoin is rather blunt in his observations. In describing particular cardinals he uses such words as "authoritarian," ".reactionary," "threatened by a world he doesn't understand." I would think, too, that some c,udinals might be sensitive to such descriptions as "princel)r lifestyle," "a collector of fast cars," "owner of "magnific,ent villas," "excessive enjoyment of the material things of this world" and "frivolous use of wealth." I have enormous respect for Gary MacEoin's integrity, but some criticize the book because they say these are his personal opinions. And of course some would prefer such a book be written in the style of the old Church histories so that every cardinal would be withol:.t fault. The book contains an analy-

sis o'f the educational qualifications of the papal candidates. While all hold degrees in theology, philosophy and canon law, of 116 eligible cardinals, '''five have a degree in literature, four in sociology or other social sciences, one in political science, one in economics, none in biology, physics, computerization, cybernetics, communications, population, ecology, future planning, or other sciences that dominate contemporary thinking and are needed to make informed judgments on such religion-related issues as contraception or abortion." Knowing that such information is available to the laity, I can appreciate that there should be concern on the part of the cardinals. In a Time article about the committee, it was reported that "four cardinals in the Vatican Curia told Time that such dossiers would never in-

fluence a conclave, and two of them insisted that they would discard them unread." I find it difficult to believe that any cardinal will discard this book unread. He may claim to, but I'd guess that each cardinal will first read the dossier on himself. For any cardinal to not read what has been circulated to his brother cardinals about himself, I find incredible. But more significant was a comment of one of the four cardinals interviewed by Time. " ... what do these people know about the problems and needs of the church?" That says to me that this cardinal sees the church as an institution, not people. If he were elected we'd have a pope whose prime interest would be preserving pontifical power. In today's church, that could be disaster. But not all cardinals are in-

sensitive. Indeed, in reading "The Inner Elite," I've found it encouraging that some have distinguished themselves in religious freedom, social justice, and pastoral concern. There are cardinals sympathetic toward the rights of women in the church, marriage and family life, and optional celibacy. The cardinals are going to read this book. If lay people read it too - and the cardinals know this - then who is elected next will be an enormously telling barometer of the opinion the cardinals hold of the needs of the "church." Whether the next pope is anxious for "ironclad rules," or "is sensitive to the views of his fellow bishops, of his clergy and of the laity," his selection will make it obvious What the College of Cardinals thinks of the people of God. I'm curious to know.

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It is important to understand bat the court looks at p::oblems from a different perspective than Congress or the President. For example, Congress or the president begins with a specific social problem and tries to develop policies to solve it. The court, on the other hand, dealS with specific cases which raise questions about whether a particular action violates a law or whether the law itself is constitutional. The Bakke case bega.n with the complaint of one student; the court ruling on the power of the Federal. Communications Commission to regulate the broadcast of "indecent" words began with a complaint from one

person; the ruling striking down Ohio's death penalty law began with appeals from individual inmates . In the Bakke case, the court ruled that the rigid quota system for admitting disadvantaged minority students at the University of California Medical School at Davis did discriminate against Allen Bakke, a white. But the court also ruled that schools can consider race as one factor out of many in making decisions on admissions. A number of Catholic spokesmen called it a good compromise. In the Ohio cas,es, the court said the state law did not allow a judge to consider a sufficient number of mitigating curcum-

stances, such as the age of the criminal. The court's action in Ohio and in other states with similar laws means about onefourth of those on death row will not be executed. Henry Schwarzchild of the American Civil Liberties Union Death Penalty Project says the decision will make it more difficult to impose the death penalty and may pave the way for a future ruling that only persons who actually kill someone else may be executed. In the FCC case, the court upheld the right of the commission to require broadcasters to air "indecent" material at a time when it is not likely that children will be listening.

The case involved the daytime radio broadcast of a monologue on "Filthy Words" by comedian George Carlin, who used seven common "filthy words" describing sexual and excretory organs and activities. The court upheld the FCC in a 5-4 vote, but the tone of its majority decision, combined with the position of four justices that the radio station had done nothing wrong, suggest that broadcasters have more, not less freedom than before. In any event, each major Supreme Court decision carries within it the potential for a Series of new cases, thus continuing the court's function of interpretation.

Trip to Long Islalnd Garners New Spag,hetti Reci,pe We just spent a weekend By

MARILYN RODERICK

A weekend away can give you some great ideas and, in my case, some good recipes.

a,t my sister-in-law's home ir: Seatucket. Long Island, a de路路 lightful little coastal town, much like Cape Cod 20 yea::~, ~lgO. One of its great advantages is its wealth of plants and vege" tables. iNurseries abound anc'. there are vegetable and fruit stands that defy description. Naturally, Joe visited as many nurseries as he could and a~ one we found a beautiful pot 0':

fresh basil, leading to a discourse on a basil and spaghetti recipe, one of my sister-in-law's favorites. The minute we returned to her house of course, I wrote it down for this column! If you can't obtain fresh basil in your area, try an Italian neighborhood such as the Federal Hill section of Providence. Pasto Two cups fresh basil' leaves,

washed and dried I clove garlic, minced Y4 cup pine nuts Y4 cup freshly ground Parmesan cheese Y2 cup olive oil Salt to Taste Cream 1) Chop together the basil leaves and garlic (if you have a mortar and pestle use that). Crush or chop the nuts and

add with two tablespoons of the oil and grind vigorously until a paste is formed. 2) Slowly add the rest of the olive oil in small amounts until it is completely absorbed and you have a good thick sauce with some texture. Thin with some all-purpose cream. Serve over warm spaghetti with butter. This may also be made in a blender.


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People of God Continued from Page One intended emphasis that the Pope in Rome is the successor of Peter in the Primacy given to Peter, and as such is the Head of the college of bishops equally as much as Peter was Head of the college of the apostles. And the Second Vatican Council reiterated that doctrine. And we have Peter's position in the Church assumed hy the Bishop of Rome who becomes thereby bishop of the whole world, shepherd of the flock, universally concerned for the flock of Jesus Christ. This is the position that the late Pontiff succeeded to. In that long line of successors to Peter, he is the most recent. Peter's successor elected 15 years ago immediately chose the name of Paul, almost as though, by that very act, he wanted to show that he would have the strength of Peter and the missionary zeal of Paul; he would have the doctrine of Faith as Peter did, but he would preach it to the whole world as Paul did; that he would be there as Head of the college of the apostles, but that he would go through the whole world as Paul did in the world of that time. And so we have, in these 15 years, witnessed extraordinary teaching, from an inspired position an Peter's successor, one doctrine after the other, encyclicals, various forms of letters, constantly preaching week after week at General Audiences, re-

sponding with messages at Christmas and Easter to the needs of the day, thinking of the whole world, not just the Church at Rome, understanding that it was a new world in which we were living and that the Third World somehow or another united us all. And so we have the famous and important encyclical, "On the Development of Peoples." Social Justice, Peace. Who will ever forget the solitary little figure dressed in white at the United Nations. "Never again war!" These were his words. Peace, justice, love, friendship, fraternity, charity. Then Paul brought his message around the world. First, almost as though he wanted to start in the very land that gave us Jesus~ to the Holy Land. And in the succeeding years, the whole world: Europe, at Fatima; Africa, Uganda; Latin America, Bogota; Istanbul; Turkey; India; Manila; Hong Kong; Australia. Paul, in the Chair of Peter, preaching the Word of God! Now after hours and hours of hard labor, working each day, after months and months ana years and years, he has given himself back to the very Master whom he represented here on earth, to render, even he, an account of his stewardship. We mortals would give him a very high grade. He recommends himself to our prayers on this occasion because he himself knows that it is to his Master

ROSALYN CARTER of the U.S. (left) and Imelda Marc.os of the Philippines represent their countries at papal funeral. (NC Photo) alone that he is accountable. He never felt that he had any permislion whatsoever to change revealed truth, and never once turned from strong doctrine, even when it was difficult. And now he is back to his Master. But what of the future? If we are here tonight, praying for the soul of Paul VI, we do so with a certain amount of sadness because we are all losing a great Pontiff. IBut our joy comes about immediately out of that sadness because we know that, in the spiritual and inspired life of the Church, the Holy Spirit will give us another one who will say, in response to the question, "And who do you

say that I am?" another successor of' Peter who will stand up and say, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God." And to that successor of Peter, the Lord, in a quiet way, will say to his heart, "And to you I give the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven. Whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven." "And the word will be preached, and the message will be given. And the people of God will be fed. And the pastoral care of souls will go on because of you, Peter. I will build my Church and death will have no

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power over you." I knew Paul VI. It was a very great privilege. And I tell you tonight that, as we pray for his soul, nothing would please him more than to know that we are here, gathered in such great numbers as a community of faith, praying for him, yes, as indeed he prays for us tonight that the flock of God will be fed and pastured, that the priests be loyal and good, that their celibacy will be something prized by them as indeed he prized it and preached it, that the priesthood will be a jewel in the society in which we live, somehow or another worldliness in the person of the priest who shares the Priesthood of Jesus Christ. I need not tell you religious women that Paul VI prized the religious life to a very great degree. How proud he would be to know that we are here tonight in such great numbers. But above all, he would want us to say in unity of faith, as a unified family, the very response that he said, as Peter said before him. And if Jesus appeared to us tonight and said to all of us, "And who do you say that I am?" that, under the leadership and teaching of Paul, we would, as a community and family of faith, be able to respond in one voice, "You are the Christ, the Son of the living God."


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The will, which includes soar- duty to celebrate the gift, the ing phrases on the gift of life, good fortune, the beauty and the requested that the pope's funeral destiny of this very fleeting existence. be simple. "About the funeral: May it be "Lord, I thank you have called pious and simple. (May the cata- me to life, and still more, that falque now in use for pontifical by making me a Christian you funerals be substituted hy a have regenerated me and desmore humble and decorous con- tined me to the fullness of life." trivance)," ordered the pope. The pope thanked his parents ''Concerning the tomb," con- for their love and guidance and tinued the will, "I would like it then wrote: to be in real earth with a hum"How can I thank you, 0 Lord, ble sign indicating the place and for giving me after the gift of inviting Christian mercy. No natural life the superior gift of monument for me." faith and grace. . . How can I Most popes are buried in celebrate worthily your goodsarcophoguses. But Paul has ness, 0 Lord, for my having asked to be interred below the been includied just as I was basilica floor. He had approved brought into this world in the the site and design for the tomb- ineffable world of the Catholic chapel before dying, said Vati- Church? can sources. "How can 'I thank you for havPope Paul was very concerned ing been called to and initiated that his funeral be simple. To into the priesthood of Christ? the above instructions, he added "For having had the joy and another section to his will in the mission of serving souls, brothers, youth, the poor, the 1973 reading: people of God. . . ?" "I want my funeral to be most He saluted his brothers (Ludosimple. I want neither a special tomb nor any monument. Some vico, still. living, and Francesco, remembranc$s (benefices and now deceased) who "neither asked anything of me nor reprayers)." In the document, entitled ceived any earthly favor from "Some Notes for my Testa- me." Pope Paul gave a last farewell ment," Pope Paul completely discarded the usual formal papal to the universal church, to the "we" and adopted a personal .church of Rome and to the church's cardinals, bishops, and sometimes poetic style. In the will the pope asked par- priests, Religious, seminarians, don "of those I have offended or laity, and youth. He also bade farewell to the failed to serve or love suffisuffering, the poor, and "those ciently." The will began: "I feel the seeking truth and justice."

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ConUnued from Page One know each other quite well already. Many have participated in the Second Vatican Council as bishops-though few were cardinals at the time-and in the world synods of bishops, held in Rome every three years. All are expected to come to Rome at least annually to participate in the yearly plenary assemblies of the various congregations and commissions of which they are members. Finally, the vastly increased church communications since John XXIII died in 1963 have kept cardinals around the world informed generally on where their peers stand on key issues and what they have been up to in their own regions. All eight American cardinals who will enter the conclave American Cardinal John Wright,

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"serenely confident" about the election and the future of the church, guided by the Holy Spirit. Meanwhile a series of nine solemn Masses for the repose of the soul of Paul VI is under way. The sixth Mass was said today and was entrusted to the clergy of the city of Rome. The seventh, tomorrow, is under the direction of officials of the Roman Curia; the eighth, on Saturday, will be in charge of religious congregations; and the concluding Mass, on Sunday, will' be entrusted to churohes of the Eastern Rite. The first Mass of the series was the papal funeral Mass last Saturday in St. Peter's Square, followed by liturgies celebrated by cardinals and by canons of Rome's major basilicas. In the United States, Gov. Hugh CaTey of New York and Rep. Giaimo (D-Conn.) have said they plan to ask President Carter to upgrade U.S. representation at the Vatican to full diplomatic status. "It's for our own benefit," Carey said in an interview in Rome, where he and Giaimo formed part of the U.S. delegation at the funeral of Pope Paul VI. The delegation was headed by Rosalyn Carter, wife of the president, and included Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.). "The Vatican has a great many

programs going in areas where we don't have diplomatic relations," Carey said. At present, David Walters, a Miami lawyer with nearly 30 years experience in the field of international law, is President Jimmy Carter's personal envoy to the pope. Walters' post is non-diplomatic. He is the first Catholic to have represented the United States in any capacity at the Vatican.

Jesuits Request Hungary Entree' ROME (NC) - The Jesuit superior general, Father Pedro Arrupe, has asked Hungarian officials to give the Jesuits permission to function once again in Hungary. Father Arrupe made a brief trip to Hungary at the invitation of Cardinal Laszlo Lekai. It was the first time in history a Jesuit superior general had visited the country, where the community has no official status. The government has made no official reaction to the superior general's request, said Jesuits in Rome. Jesuits in Hungary may not live a communal life. Most of the more than 100 Jesuits in the country have not been able to function as priests since the order was suppressed after World War II.

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Dear Dr. Kenny: My daughter, 19, is undergoing psychotherapy sessions. The therapist (a young woman not licensed as a psychologist, I cheeked) is talking about having sessions wherein you vent hostile feelings very outwardly, like banging, screaming, etc. Do you favor this type of therapy? We love her very dearly and try to help her but she seems to resent anything we do except letting her use the family car. She pays for her gasoline and iDsurance and just got her license in October. Right now she is without work but not looking very hard. She dropped out of secretarial school when she had an emotional upset in February. She said she couldn't stand it and that I had pushed her into it. By the way, who should pay for her therapy? (N.Y.) A. You have raised two issues: the first is the question of facts about psychological therapies;, the second involves relations between parents and 19-year-old daughters. In the field of mental health it is generally wise to stay with a licensed therapist. Most states license psychologists and social workers. Psychiatrists can earn board certification in their specialty, psychiatry. Licensing and certification are intended as protection for the consumer. I cannot comment on the appropriateness of the therapy you mention for your daughter. I do not know enough about the details. Perhaps some general comments will' be helpful. 11lere are three types of psychological therapy. Sometimes

treatment can be a mixture. One legitimate type is emotive, where the goal is to encourage inhibited persons to express deep feelings that they have difficulty accepting. Emotive therapy is mostly used with inhibited withdrawn persons. A second type is cognitive or insight therapy, where the therapist and client search rationally for causes of the problem. A third type is behavior therapy. Here causes and feelings are ignored, and the focus is on the symptom or behavior itself. Instead of discussion, a behavorial program is set up to reward desirable behavior and ignore or punish undesirable behavior.

Now for the second part. Your daughter is an adult. At 19 she is legally her own person. You may argue that she is emotionally immature, but to an extent that can be argued about all of us. I think you must trl!at her as an adult if you want her to act like one. Conversely, if you treat her as a sick person or a child, she is more likely to continue to act in a dependent and immature way. Following this notion, it is no longer your place to choose

or finance her therapist. She must make her own decision and you must be supportive, even of decisions you consider bad. Does this mean you cannot even give advice? I like poet Phyllis McGinley's advice; "Give to love your hearth and hall. But do not give advice at all." Decision making is one trait of maturity. You must be supportive of your daughter's reasonable decisions. Seeing a therapist is reasonable, even though the therapist may not be licensed. Even dropping out of school can be considered a reasonable decision. You should be supportive. However, the people who make decisions must be responsible for the consequences路 of their decisions. 11lis is the way people learn to make better decisions. Your daughter is the best judge of whether and how much she is being helped. On the basis of that information, she must decide about her therapist. She is also the one who must pay, both financially and emotionally. Advice does not make people .responsible. Accepting the consequences of their behavior does. It is very difficult for a parent to stand by and watch a child make what the parent considers a bad decision. Harmful? You cannot protect a 19-year-old from harmful experiences. You can best help your daughter by supporting her as she makes her own decisions and continuing to be supportive even when some of her decisions turn out poorly. Reader questions on family living and child care are invited. Address to The Kennys, c/o The Anchor, P.O. Box 7, Fall River, Mass. 02722.

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Orestes Brownson By Father John J. Castelot

The American Catholic Church has welcomed many distinguished, interesting converts. One of the most fascinating was Orestees Brownson, who came to the church by an extraordinarily devious route, but once there became its eloquent spokesman. He was a preacher most of his adult life. Born in Stockbridge, Vt., in 1803, he did not have an easy childhood. He and his twin sister were the youngest of six children, and he lost his father in his childhood. His mother could not afford to keep them together and he was reared by foster parents until 1817, when he was reunited with his own family. He was a printer's apprentice, aprophetic job he was destined to be a prominent journalist and editor. At 19 he became a Presbyterian, but found Calvinism especially rigorous predestination, not to his liking, even intellectually. After two years he became a Universalist preacher and a school teacher. His preaching activity extended from New York to Vermont and New Hampshire and, at least for a while, he was editor of the Universalists' Gospel Advocate. But, seeking a religion to satisfy his probing mind, he switched to Unitarianism. In the forefront of every movement he embraced, he became a Unitarian minister in Wa:pole, N.H., lectured in 'Boston, and served for a while in Cranton, Mass. Still unsatisfied, he organized in Boston the Society for Christian Union and Progress to promote his Church of the Future and published his first significant work, "New Views of Christianity, Society and the Church." Eager to listen as well as talk, he joined a prestigious discussion group, the Transcendental Club. In 1838 he launched the Boston Quarterly Review, to which he was the chief contributor for about five years. His long essay, "The Laboring Classes," was a stinging condemnation of the injustices of industrialism and capitalism. Then as now, one could not speak out against such evils without :being branded a socialist or worse. The essay had serious political reprecussions, since Brownson was an outspoken backer of the Democratic presidential candidate, Martin Van Buren. The hue and cry occasioned by his writing led him to do some serious rethinking of his whole intellectual, religious and social position. As a result, he conc1uded that "either there is already existing the divine institution, the church of God, or there are no means of reform." Having laid the Boston Quar-

terly to rest in 1842, he wrote for the Democratic Review until bringing forth his own Brownson's Quarterly in 1844. In the same year he took instructions from Bishop John Fitzpatrick of ,Boston and was received into the church on Oct. 20. His review now became the vehicle for the application of Catholic principles to current issues. He was hardly well equipped for the task, since his education had been outside the Catholic tradition, but he read the great masters like Augustine and Aquinas and studied the recognized textbooks. But one does not imbibe a rich tradition overnight; and despite his keen and eager intellect, he did not possess a disciplined mind. He often expressed himself less than precisely, leaving himself open to misunderstanding in an age when deviation from the norm was viewed with suspicion. Nevertheless his work was appreciated by the hierarchy and gained favorable recognition even from Pius IX in 1854. In 1853 John Henry (later Cardinal) Newman, an even more distinguished convert, invited him to join the faculty of the new Catholic University of Dublin. Feeling about Brownson was, however, rather mixed in Ireland and the invitation was withdrawn. Brownson's career as journalist an controversialist brought him from Boston to New York and finally to Detroit, where he died Apr. 17, 1876.

Bishop Flores By Father Frank Ponce

On May 29, 1978, at EI Paso's Civic Center, Patrick Fernandez Flores, the son of migrant farm workers, was intalled at the first Mexican-American bishop of the EI Paso, Texas, Diocese. On Cincode Mayo (May 5) of 1970, he was named the first MexicanAmerican to be made a bishop of the Catholic Church in this country. For thousands of Mexicanos, the new bishop was a symbol of hope, because he was one of them. His motto, "I shall work not for myself but for all," expresses his philosophy and action as well. He was born in Ganado, a community near Houston, in 1929. Migrant workers are constantly on the move, so young -Patrick attended many schools during his childhood and adolescence. ,In 1944 he dropped out but then decided that without an education he could accomplish nothing, and he began thinking seriously of a life goal. FinTurn to Page Thirteen


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Bishop Flores Continued from Page Twelve ally he realized that he wanted to become a priest. He preregistered at the seminary and went back to high school, finishing first in his class. On May 26, 1956, he was ordained at St. Mary's Cathedral, Galveston, Texas, the only Mexican-American in his class. Bishop Flores knows deprivation and discrimination well. His bond with the migrant farmworker is strong because he has toiled alongside many other Hispanics. The bishop is just as well acquainted with hope. And this is the heart of the message he brings to his people. He is always ready to help a worker, a priest, a cause of a student. Along with Father Virgil Elizondo and Padres, a national Hispanic priests' organization, he strongly supported the creation of the Mexican-American Cultural Center. There priests, lay people and nuns come to study Mexican culture and language so they can serve better the U.S. Hispanic population, which is 25 percent of the Catholics in this country. The ,bishop is the founder of a national fund for Hispanic seminarians and one for Hispanic students in the United States that last year gave out more than 200 scholarships. He sees clearly the effort of the eight U.S. Hispanic bishops in attracting Hispanic vocations to the religious life. Since his ordination, Bishop Flores has used his gifts as raconteur, singer-guitarist and advocate on behalf of MexicanAmerican people who continue to suffer discrimination in American society. If he knows how to please his audiences with wit, humor and song, he also knows how to challenge them to accept the culture, traditions and language of Hispanics. When he spoke at the First Encuentro for Hispanic Catholics held in Washington, D.C., in 1972, he compared the church to a mother who had ignored her children, abandoning them for others to despoil and exploit. It is not likely that his inter-

ests in affairs of church and state will stop now that he is the Ordinary of EI Paso. By nature and inclination, Bishop Flores goes where he is needed. This is the mark of a bishop who truly recognizes the catholic nature of his office, but it is also a measure of his Hispanic background and tradition. Much of the history being written today is that of strong men and women with Christian ideals. The story of the Hispanics is still unfolding. The hope Christ left on earth still glows.

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Immigrants Continued from Page Twelve neighborhood with others from his own land. The story of the church in this regard is striking and as an agent of Americanization the church has had a massive social role. It provided a measure of security and defense, a familiarity with old ways and customs, a kind of cultural transition point to a new world. As often as we ask what America offers the imigrant, we rarely inquire what the immigrant gives in return. We have learned, perhaps a little late, the riches of pluralism and cultural diversity that entered our world in the great immigrations of the last century and the first decades of this one. Even now, the process continues. One should mark especially the Hispanic contribution which celebrates so joyfully family life, community and neighborhood. At a time when these elements are in short supply, this emphasis is a happy and even salvific one. Also among today's immigrants one notes the Portuguese - a quiet but significant element, characterized by the almost forgotten virtues of industry, frugality and self-help. The list, of course, could be extended, but the point is simple. When America opens its doors to the immigrant it does a good and noble thing, but in the process it is itself enriched and ennobled.

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Pro-Lifers Jailed ALEXANDR:IA, Va. (NC) Four pro-lifers say they will go to prison rather than pay $500 fines imposed upon them by a federal juge who found them in contempt of court for disobeying his order barring sit-ins at a Fairfax, Va., abortion clinic. U.S. District Judge J. Clavitt Clarke ordered the four to pay the fines within 30 days or face 60 days in prison for violating the injunction. The four, David Gaetano, 27, of Wheaton Md., Jeanne Miller, 18, a Yale student whose home is in Bowie, Md.; Diane Bodner of College Park, Md.; and Mary Beth McKernan, 18, of Arlington, Va., were also put on probation for 90 days. The group was arrested July 20 at the Fairfax abortion clinic, one month after Judge Clarke issued the injunction at the request of the American Civil Liberties Union on ibehalf of the Northern Virginia Women's Medical Center. About 25 people picketed outside the Alexandria federal court during the three-hour hearnamed in the June 22 injunction were all summoned to court by the ACLU to show cause why they should not be held in contempt, but proceedings against those who had participated in the latest sit-in were dropped. Judge Clarke insisted that since the U.S. Supreme Court has put its approval on abortion, the defendants have no right to interfere with abortion clinic operations. "This has got to stop," the judge said. "Whether you like it or not, this is the law." Miss Miller, who has been jailed in Connecticut for abortion clinic sit-ins, said later that the judge had cut her off at a crucial point. She told the judge that she was inspired to sit in at the clinic by an infant sitting in the courtroom with her mother. The child's mother planned to have an abortion, but was persuaded to change her mind by pro-life demonstrators.

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"Sometimes people talk about Christ as if He didn't know what was going on in the world, that He always had his nose stuck in the Torah. My image of Christ is someone with a very sharp mind at a very young age. The traditions of the Church seem to obscurll this fact. It isn't talked about enough, which is why they don't pay attention to the young. The first impression made by Jesus as a youth was his budding wisdom." "To me the real Church is an Ad hoc gathering of people who believe that Christ is Lord and wherever they gather He is there." "I like the expression that we are 'earthen vessels,' that we of the earth carry the spritual values of the gospel within us. And just as we criticize the generation before us, we know that another will come along and criticize us. Maybe our greatest comfort is that we are all wrong to some content before God. So we stumble along." "I feel we are throwing off our swaddling clothes in the Church. That here and there there are people coming out with strong voices, with courageous voices, who aren't afraid to take on the principalities and powers." "The words 'Follow me' are terrific! 1 wish there was someone on this earth right now like Christ who would ask us to follow him. What have we got to follow today? People are afraid to speak out and be different. They jump on the bandwagon only aftE~r others have paid the price. It doesn't make any difference if it's a man or woman, if that person has courage and character, 1 would follow." .

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Interscholastic Sports

IN THE DIOCESE

By BILL MORRISSETTE

Diocesan Golfers in New England Eight golfers will represent the Fall River Diocese in the New England CYO golf tournament at the Manchester Country Club in Manchester, N.H., next Monday. Rick Kirtley and Tim Harney, both of the Cape area, will carry the colors of this diocese in the junior division at Manchester. It will be recalled that Kirtley, who could have competed in the Cadet Division (under 13 years old) but instead elected to compete in the Junior Division (under 16 years old) in last month's Fall River Diocesan tourney at the Pocasset Country Club, was named that tourney's most valuable player. Mike Alves, of the Fall River area, is the alternate. Kevin Habrel, a Cape 10-yearold, is the No. 1 representative from this diocese in the Cadet

Division, in which Mike Stone, of the New Bedford area, took the No.2 spot. Tom Lutz, also of the New Bedford area, is the alternate. Carrying diooesan hopes in the Senior Division for golfers under 26 are Paul Corcoran, of Somerset and the Fall River area, and Joel Gonsalves of the New Bedford area. Corcoran captured the No. 1 spot, Gonsalves No.2 at Pocasset. Richard Walsh, of the Attleboro area, is the alternate. Another Whaletowner, Rene Choquette, is in the No. 1 spot in the diocese's Intermediate Division delegation, with Jim Hallett of the Cape in the No.2 spot. Dan Donovan, of New Bedford, is the alternate in this division.

Durfee's Rick Yarbough Honored Rick Yarbough, who had an outstanding career in baseball and basketball at Fall River's Durfee High School, is one of the two first recipients of a scholarship from the Estelle Lee

Hicks Scholarship Foundation. Inducted into the National Honor Society in his junior and senior years at Durfee, Rick has recently been the recipient of scholarships from the Durfee

Alumni Association, the Citizens Scholarship Foundation, the Basic Grant Program and the Massachusetts State Scholarship Program. He has also received a grant from the University of Southern California, which he will enter next month, majoring in biochemistry. Steve Gardiner, who has been head coach of track and crosscountry at Apponequet Regional High School in Lakeville for the past two years, has resigned that post to become head coach in the same sports at New Bedfor High School. Gardiner is a graduate of Durfee High and Southeastern Mass. University. He participated in both sports at both schools. He was assIstant coach at New Bedford High in 1975-76 before becoming head mentor at Apponequet. For the past 25 years David H. Knecht has been filming the Somerset High School football games and for the past six years he has been doing the same for the Blue Raider hockey games. He retired as audiovisual director of Somerset High last year but he will not be forgotten because the David R. Knecht Award will be presented each year to the Blue Raider rockey player selected as most outstanding in performance, sportsmanship and dedication. Names of the players selected as most valuable in the six years Somerset High has participated in ice hockey will also be inscribed on the Knecht plaque.

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PUblicity chairman of parish organizations are asked to submit news items for this column to The Anchor, P. O. Box 7, Fall River, 02722. Name of city or town should be included, as well as full dates of all activities. Please send news of future rather than past events. Note: We do not carry news of fundralsing activities such as bingos, whists, dances, slippers and bazaars. We are happy to carry notices of spiritual pro$rams, club meetinRs, youth projects and similar nonprofit activities. Fundraising projects may be advertised at our regular ratas, obtainable from The Anchor business office, telephone 675路7151.

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SACRED HEART, FALL RIVER Senior Citizens will hold a bus trip to Rindge, N.H. today. Camp ,Fire Girls plan a gong show Saturday night in the school hall. Parents of children entering or returning to the parish school of religion are asked to use a registration form available in the church bulletin and drop it into the collection basket Sunday. HOLY NAME, FALL RIVER The parish will sponsor a bus trip to Boston Wednesday, Sept. 20 for a performance of "Man of La Mancha." The annual foliage trip is schedul'ed for Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 11 through 13. information on both events is available at the rectory.

ST. JOHN OF GOD, SOMERSET Final registration for CeD classes will take place from 10:30 a.m. to noon this Sunday in the CeD center office. Children not baptiZ'ed in the parish should bring a baptismal certificate. ST. STANISLAUS, FALL RIVER Acolytes in training meet at 10:30 each Monday morning and senior choir rehearsals are held at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday. :Christian Living Program teachers will hold a workshop and afternoon of recollection Sunday in the rectory Kolbe Room. Days of Prayer honoring Our Lady of Czestochowa began yesterday and will continue through Aug. 27. ST. ANNE, FALL RIVER Parish teenagers are invited to participate in a weekend retreat Sept. 22 through 24. Those interested are asked to contact Father John FoIster, pastor. ST. MARY, SEEKONK A blood drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the CCD Center. Parishioners aged 18 to 65 are asked to donate.

His Holiness Giovanni Battista Montini

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Devotion Center In the Lourdes Chapel of Sacred Hearts Church in North Fairhaven something remarkable is taking place. All through the day, from 7:30 a.m. until 11:00 p.m., every day, people from Fairhaven, Acushnet, Mattapoisett, New Bedford and Dartmouth, one ()r more at a time can be observed coming to spend time in adoration before the Lord in the Blessed Sacrament. In response to the people the Most Reverend Daniel A. Cronin has authorized Exposition of the Most 'Blessed Sacrament on the First Friday ()f every month from 9:00 a.m. to 11 :00 p.m. and on the Holy Days of Obligation for the remainder of this calendar year of 1978. A perpetual novena to the Sacred Heart and Imaculate Heart is held on every Friday of the Year as well as a Novena to Fr. Damien, SS.CC. of Molokai at 6:30 p'.m.

Correction In recent Anchor stories regarding the ordination and assignment of Father Normand Grenier, now associate pastor at Notre Dame Ohurch, Fall River, we incorrectly gave the name of his parents as Mr. and Mrs. Armand Cayer instead of Mr. and Mrs. Armand Grenier. We inadvertently used his mother's maiden name as the family name and we regret the error.


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