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BOSTON (NC) - A federal appeals court has issued a temporary order for Massachusetts to resume taxpayer-funded abortions for welfare women. The 2-0 decision set aside a law enacted after long debate and over a veto by Massachusetts Gov. Michael Dukakis. The law held that the state could fund abortions for welfare reci· pients only if the woman's life was in danger or if the pregnancy resulted from rape or incest. But the temporary order did not touch the merits of the case, which will be decided after a court hearing Sept. 6. The challenge to the law was mounted by the Massachusetts Civil Liberties Union and other abortion backers. State Reps. Charles Doyle (D-Roxbury, and Raymond Tum to Page Seven

WASHINGTON (NC) - Less than a day after approving tuition tax credits for college students, the U.S. Senate passed a Carter administration-approved plan to expand existing federal loan and scholarship programs for higher education. Approval of the rival proposals within 14 hours of one another drew sharp criticism from Sen. Claiborne Pell (D-R.I.), sponsor of the second bill, who said after the 68-28 vote: "We have shirked our responsibility by passing both bills." Pell's bill, a slightly more generous version of the Carter plan, would increase from about $25,000 the maximum family income level for students eligible to receive tuition grants. The grants would range from $1,800 a year for students from families Tum to Page Thirteen

Cardinal Eduardo Plronio

Cantlnal Serpo PilnedoU

Golden Jubilee In Osterville

Deacon Hopefuls Apply Sept. 1 The diocesan office of the Permanent Diaconate announces that interviews for the second class of prospective candidates will begin Friday, Sept. 1. In a letter to pastors, Father John Moore, program director, indicated that the period of pre- application interviews will be held from that date through Nov. 30. Men who feel they are qualified and who are interested in the program should contact their parish priests of the office of the Permanent Diaconate for further information, he said. At present there are 17 men preparing for ordination as Permanent Deacons, 16 studying for the Diocese of Fall River and one for the Greek Melkite Diocese of Newton. On September 24 they will be instituted as Readers in ceremonies at St. Mary's Cathedral. The Permanent Deacon Program of· this diocese is an ongoing three-year study and prayer formation period, open to married and single men whose life is presently in some way a sign of service to the Church community. If married, a man Tum to Page Eleven

NEW FEATURE Titled Steering Points, a new feature makes its bow this week on page 13. Combining the longstanding Parish Parade eol. umn with news of diocesan and area orpnizations, it wiD provide a handy a11-ln-one-place reference to what's going on in the Fall River diocese.

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Cardina"ls Go into Conclave VATICAN CITY (NC) - Initially, Vatican observers predicted that the conclave of cardinals which begins tomorrow its task of electing a successor to Pope Paul VI would be long, because there was no clear frontrunner, in 'contrast to 1963, when the then Cardinal Montini was an obvious favorite. Some cardinals interviewed recently however, have said that they know the other members of the College of Cardinals well enough to be able to reach a decision without much delay. At the conclave the United States will have the sec;ond largest national representation, with eight of the 12 U.S. cardinals voting.

The only larger national group is that of Italy, with 26 eligible cardinals. U.S. cardinals not eligible to attend the conclave because they have passed their 80th birthday are retired Cardinals James Mcintyre (92, of Los Angeles), Patrick O'Boyle {82, of Washington and Lawrence Shehan (80, of Baltimore). Those able to cast votes are: - Cardinal William W. Baum of Washington, D.C., who at 51 is the fourth-youngest cardinal in the world; - Cardinal John J. Carberry of St. Louis, 74; - Cardinal John P. Cody of Chicago, 70; - Cardinal Terence J. Cooke

of New York, 57; - Cardinal John F. Dearden of Detroit, 70; - Cardinal John J. Krol of Philadelphia, 67; - Cardinal Timothy Manning of Los Angeles, 68; S. - Cardinal Humberto Medeiros of Boston, 62; Also eligible, but in. Boston recuperating from surgery, is Cardinal John J. Wright, 69, prefect of the Vatican's Congregation for the Clergy. All of the nine eligible American cardinals were created by Pope Paul VI. The voting will enter the conclave at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow, Roman time, following Tum to Page Fifteen

Last Friday Bishop Daniel A. Cronin joined priests and people of Our Lady of the Assumption Church in Osterville at a Mass marking the parish's 50th anniversary. Concelebrants with the bishop were present and past pastors and associates at Our Lady of the Assumption and ushers and gift bearers were members of founding families of the Cape Cod parish. Music was by the church choir, directed by Mrs. Philip Boudreau, with Miss Grace 0' Connor as offertory soloist. A jubilee dinner followed the Mass. Parish History Those in attendance received a brochure outlining Our Lady of the Assumption's history since its formal founding in June 1928. . It notes that the gray- shingled, white-porticoed church is the heart of a Catholic community of 2500 year-round residents and of many huntlre more in the summer seaso _... parish covers 120 squa " emterville bracing, as well Marston's Mills, Cotuit, Santuit Tum to Page Seven

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THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur. Aug. 24, 1978

ill People-Places_-Events-NC News Briefs ill New Secretary

Golden Door Award

Msgr. Giuseppe Leanza, a 35-year-old priest who has served in the Vatican diplomatic corps in Africa and Latin Ameriica, has been named a secretary at the apostolic delegation in Washington. He replaces Msgr. Janusz iBolonek, who left the office to take an assignment in Cairo, Egypt. The appointment was announced by Archbishop Jean Jadot, apostolic delegate in the United States.

The International Institute of Boston, an immigrant and refugee aid agency, will present its annual Golden Door Award to Cardinal Humberto Medeiros at a Nov. 29 dinner. The award recognizes Americans of foreign birth who have made distinguished contributions to their adopted country.

P'aulist P'ress SISTER JANE ELLEN FER· REIRA, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Ferreira, Holy Trinity parish, West Harwich, has made profession of promises as a Missi.onary Servant of the Most Blessed Trinity. .she will begin youth ministry Sept. 1 in Sacred Heart parish, Lorain, O.

'Paulist Father George R. Fitzgerald, rector of St. 'Paul's College in Washington for the past seven years, has been named an editor with Paulist Press in New York and assistant director of novices. Father Fitzgerald, 46, was raised in Joffrey, N.H., and holds master's degrees from St. 'Paul's College and Tufts University. A former U.S. Air Force officer, he was ordained a ,Pau:ist priest on May 8, 1965.



MIAMI - "Let's face it, Catholicism is an easy target because Catholics are pretty passive about :t. They're definitely not as outspoken as the Jews," said program director Rick :Peters of LOVE-FM radio in Miami, disc'Jssing the lyrics of "Only the Good Die Young." While some stations throughout the country have banned the popular Billy Joel song because of alleged anti-Catholic lyrics, attitudes among the personnel at five radio stations in the Archdiocese of Miami are mixed.


BROTHER THEODORE U~TEN· DRE of the Brothers of Christian Instruction, former faculty member at Prevost and Connolly high schools in Fall River has been named director of admissions of Walsh College, Canton, O. He was chairman of the 1975 national convention of Christian Life Communities at Amherst and was at delegate to the CLC World Assembly in the Philippines.

Charismatics Because of increased attendance at the Eastern General Conference on the Catholic Charismatic Renewal, which out· grew its quarters in Atlantic City's 40,OOO-seat Convention Hall last year, a separate conference will be held for the first time this year in the New England area. It is expected to draw more than 12,000 people to 'Providence, R.I., Nov. 10-12.



SAN'J1IAGO, Chile - Although Chile's military junta has said that it could not help find missing persons because they assumed false names, a group of 118 lawyers has cited records in government files identifying 618 of them. The lawyers said that these persons were detained by securtity forces during the purge of alleged leftists between 1973 and March 1978.

Hans Kung NEW YORK - Father Hans Kung and civil rights leader Benjamin Hooks will be among those addressing the topic "How Can We Talk About God Today?" at the Fosdick Ecumenical Convocation on Preaching in America, scheduled for Oct. 16-19 at The Riverside Church in New York.

Chicano FOIm Festival

CARDINAL PAUL YU-PIN, exiled archbishop of Nanking, China, who visited Fall River in 19.39 and 1951, died in Rome of a heart attack while awaiting the conclave of papal electors.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The world premiere of "Only Once In A Lif~time," a feature fr:m co-produced by Mocte-' suma Esparza and Alejandro Grattan, will be a highlight of the third annual Chicano Film Festival, to be held Aug. 24-25 in San Antonio. The two-day event featuring Chicano filmmakers and productions from across the country is expected to draw over 7,000 people.


Cardinal Wright


Ailing Cardinal John Wright, the only eligible U.S. cardinal unable to partici· pate in election of Pope Paul's successor, is reported in good condition at Tufts New England Medical Center in Boston, where he underwent corrective cataract surgery of the right eye and a surgical procedure to correct a neuromuscular disorder making it difficult for him to walk.

U.S., Israel Protest GENEV.A, Switzerland Delegates from 98 member states and 35 non-governmental organizations gathered in Geneva this month for the opening of a major United Nations conference against racism, but the United States and Israel stayed away in protest against a 1975 General Assembly resolution °equating Zionism and racism.

FATHER ROGER CHAREST, SMM will direct a Legion of Mary retreat Oct. 27 and 28 at Sacred Hearts Academy, Fairhaven. Reservations may be made with Miss Alice Beaulieu, 995-2354.

Arms and the Man WASHINGTON World arms expenditures amounted to $398.9 billion in 1976, up 28.1 billion from 1975, according to a government report. The report shows that in 1967, both the developed and developing nations spent about twice as much on arms as on public education and health, but by 1976 the developed nations had more than doubled their health and education spending to the point where it far outpaced military spending.

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It's All Over, Folks SEVILLE, Spain - Clemente Dominques, head bishop of the Carmelte Order of the Holy Face (not a recognized Catholic order), had himself crowned as Pope Gregory XVII at the organization's farm headquarters in Palmar de Troya near Seville. He said he succeeds Pope Paul VI.

Lebanon's Future WASIHNGTON - The president of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops, Archbishop John Quinn of San Francisco, has called on American policymakers to take steps to end the fighting in Lebanon. Archbishop Quinn said the future of Lebanon "is threatened not only by physical violence but also by political disintegration."

DR. FERNANDO LATAPI, Mexican dermatologist and leprologist, has received the 1978 Damien-Dutton Award for his work with victims of leprosy.

Health Compromises WASHINGTON Several church groups concerned about national health ,insurance have expressed concern about compromises being made on the issue by Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) and the Committee for National Health Insurance, a major coalition working on health care. The concerns involve treatment of the poor and the role of private health insurance companies in Kennedy's proposal and the role of religious groups in the committee.

Retreat House Closes After 63 years, St. Gabriel's Retreat House and monastery, Brighton, will close Sept. I, due to financial problems and lack of personnel. Passionist priests and brothers will continue to stuff St. Gabriel's parish.

FATHER RAYMOND CAESAR, a native of Eunice La., is the last bishop to have been named by Pope Paul VI. He will serve as auxiliary of Gorka, Papua New Guinea.

THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur. Aug. 24, 1978

Sister-Visitors Receive Degrees Two Sister-Visitors at St. Luke's Hospital, New Bedford, were among recipients of master's degrees in pastoral ministry at summer commencement exercises at Emmanuel. College, Boston. They are Sister Eleanore P. Calouro, SSD of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish, New Bedford, and Sister Sheila A. Russell, OP of St. Francis Xavier parish, Acushnet. Both have been in the SisterVisitor program for four years and are extraordinary ministers of the Eucharist.


Fall River, Mass. Dearly beloved in Christ, On Friday, August 11, 1978, the clergy and faithful of the Diocese of Fall River gathered with me at Saint Mary's Cathedral to celebrate Holy Mass for the blessed repose of the soul of our beloved Pope Paul VI. Masses were also offered in all parishes of the Diocese for His Holiness. The outpouring of prayer for the late Pontiff was indeed a wonderful tribute to him.

G. Harold Morse A concelebrated funeral Mass was celebrated last Thursday for G. Harold Morse of St. Margaret's parish, Rumford, R.I., the father of Rev. James H. Morse of the Fall River diocese, who is working with the Genesis II program based at Notre Dame University. Mr. Morse, retired letter carrier, was an active Dominican Tertiary and an officer of the Providence Diocesan Retreat League. He was a Eucharistic minister in his parish.

Separated, Divorced Set NE Conference A New England Conference for Separated and Divorced Catholics will be held from 8:30 ll.m. to midnight Saturday, Sept; 16 at East Catholic High School, Manchester, Conn. Hosted by Archbishop John F. Whealon of Hartford, the program will consider religious, legal, emotional and social issues and resources for the separated and divorced, with speakers including religious and lay experts on the areas involved. Registration (will include breakfast, lunch, dinner and a concluding social and dance. Further information is available from Father James J. Nock, archdiocesan coordinated for the separated and divorced, at St. Mary's Rectory, 15 Maplewood Ave., East Hartford, Conn. 06108.

Hidden Peace "The Christian has a deep, silent, hidden peace, which the world sees not, like some well in a retired and shady place." - John Henry Newman

CARLTON ARRUDA and Deborah Almeida exchange candles at solemn engagement ceremony conducted by Msgr. Anthony M. Gomes. (Torchia Photo)

Solemn Engagement Rite Conduc'ted in Fall River At a time when marriage is often entered upon without serious preparation, the old tradition of the solemn engagement ceremony is being revived in the Catholic Church. Such a ceremony was recently conducted at Our Lady of the Angels Church, Fall River, by Msgr. Anthony M. Gomes, pastor and diocesan director of the Family Life Bureau. Promising to prepare themselves spiritually for the sacrament of matrimony were Deborah A. Almeida of Our Lady of Angels and Carlton J. Arruda of St. Theresa's parish, Tiverton. The couple exchanged candles kindled at the parish paschal candle and placed them in a triple candlestand on Our Lady of Angels altar. The third candle symbolized Christ, sanctifier of the marriage bond. The candle rite was followed by a blessing of the engagement ring, then presented by Arruda to his financee. Miss Almeida is a past president of Our Lady of Angels Chilo dren of Mary Sodality and has been active in the parish CCD program. She is a graduate of Bishop Gerrard High School and the College of Pharmacy of

Diocese of Fall River

OFFICIAL APPOINTMENT Rev. Marcel H. Boucbard, fulltime Assistant Director of Religious Education in the Diocesan Department of Education with residence at Holy Family Rectory, East Taunton. Effective immediately.

This Friday, August 25, 1978, will witness the beginning of the conclave which will elect a successor to Pope Paul. I earnestly ask the clergy and faithful of the Diocese to pray throughout the conclave that the Holy Spirit guide the Cardinals of the Church in choosing a new Pope. It would be most appropriate that a Votive Mass for the election of a new Pope be celebrated in each parish church on the opening day of the conclave.

May the good Lord grant eternal repose to Pope Paul VI, and may the Holy Spirit guide the Church in its selection of a successor to the See of Peter. Devotedly yours in Christ,

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themoorin~ Dukakis Names Pro-Abortionist Mr. Dukakis has appointed one of the nation's best known pro-abortion advocates as the Commonwealth's Secretary of Human Services. An outspoken spokesman for abortion on demand, Gordon Chase comes to Massachusetts after a rather infamous stint with the New York City Health Services Administration. It is interesting to note that while he served in that capacity even the very liberal New York Times exposed his distortion of abortion clinic data. In commenting on the action of Governor Dukakis, the Chairman of the Board oJ Massachusetts Citizens for Life reflected "In an administration which is obviously incompetent in caring for the children entrusted to it, exposing them to sexual abuse and even death, the appointl. ment of Chase is a bad joke perpetrated on those who had every right to expect more. "The Welfare Department'continues in a state of confusion, the situation at MCI 'Walpole continues to deteriorate and Governor Dukakis appoints an individual of brief experience, superficial knowledge, spotty performance ar.d a strong propensity to violent non-solutions of complex human problems." The selection of Chase, a.n avowed champion of taxfunded abortions, by Dukakis, is again a reflection of the governor's own position on abortion which he is now attempting to soft-pedal as he campaigns for reelection this fall. In this respect, Dukakis' visits to this area are a good example of his duplicity. Our cities and towns are going to receive an increase in state funds, ostensibly to reduce the tax rate. These funds, owed in justice to the people, are being handed over to local governments as a sign of personal grace and favor. Local politicians, in turn, eager for their own political progress, have eagerly given Dukakis the publicity he is seeking. It is more than interesting to note how silent these same people have become on the issue of the governor's militant pro-abortion programs. Not a sound was made in Southeastern Massachusetts when Chase was brought in to oversee continuation of the state's and the governor's abortion policies. It is sickening to think that even the Catholic population has been silenced with a tax cut. Make no mistake about it, Dukakis is intent on supporting all pro-abortion prog:rams. His record speaks for itself. He is also intent on ignoring all protest from the Catholic community of the Commonweath. The appointment of Chase is a glaring affront to all Massachusetts citizens who respect the dignity and worth of each human life. Once more we ask our readers to wake up and let Beacon Hill know that we wm not be silenced with empty promises of material advantages while murder on demand is still the fundamental policy of this present administration.

Dispel Those Conclave Blules If one were to heed some so-called contemporary commentators on religion, one would be convinced that the Church is about to fall apart.. The conclave has given the prophets of doom a rare opportunity to peddle their depressing message. Thank God these pessimists are not electing the next Pope or the Church would certainly be hurtled back into a very real dark age. Yes, men will cast their ballots this weekend. However, let's remember that they are prayerful men who have dedicated ~ their lives to building up the Church, rather than tearing it apart. Let's pray that the Spirit will help each and every one to realize fuUy the import of the task th~t is his.



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A Cold Reception at the Embassy By Father John B. Sheerin,CSP

oDaily, for seven years, a small group of persons has gathered across the street from the Soviet embassy in Washington. They keep vigil and pray, for a brief period at noon, to let the Soviets know of their presence. They are a standing reminder and indictment of the brutal Soviet policy in dealing with polio tical prisoners. Eugent Fisher and I, members of the CatholicJewish Secretariat, occasionally keep vigil there along with Jews in front of the embassy. One day recently, a larger gathering than usual was present. We crossed the street with a delegation of interfaith leaders who asked permission of the guard at the gate to deBver a letter addressed to Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Dobrynin, protesting the brutal sentences imposed on Anatoly Shcharansky, Vladimir Slepak, Alexander Ginzburg and Victoras Petkus, Shcharansky and Slepak are Jews, Ginzburg is Orthodox and Petkus is Catholic. The letter was signed by Bish·

op Thomas Kelly, secretary of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops; William Thompson, head of the National Council of Churches, and Rabbi Saul TepIitz, head of the Synagogue Council. The ,bearers of the letter were Msgr. Francis Lally of the bishops' conference, Methodist ,Bishop James Matthews of the NCC and Rabbi Walter Wurzburgerof of the Synagogue Council. The guard unbarred the gates and let these three men into the embassy where they met a Soviet official. He politely but coldly refused to accept the letter, saying that the contents pertained to an internal affair of the Soviet government and that there was nothing to discuss. One of the statements in the letter was: "We join with His Holiness, Pope Paul, in our protest against the proce~dings and in the conviction 'that political opinions cannot as such be prosecuted and punished as a crime.'" The letter also asked for release of the prisoners in accord with the Helsinki Agree-

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ment, which Soviet Russia has signed. I was reminded of the day a few months ago when I stood Vigil across from the embassy. In the group was Rivka Mendelevich Drori, a young woman whose brother, Iosif Mendelevich, is imprisoned in a labor camp in the Soviet Union. At the first Leningrad trial in December 1970 he was sentenced to 12 years in prison. In 1977 he was transferred to the notorious Vladimir Prison. The strictest prison camp in the Soviet network, for refusing to work on the Sabbath. Rivka told me her brother's heartbreaking story. losif is a devout Jew. He refuses to eat non-kosher food and his captors will not give him kosher food. So he exists on Ibread and water. Rabbis in Is rael wrote to assure him that he was dispensed from the rules regarding kosher food but the letters were never conveyed to him, probably intercepted. At one time, because of his religious fidelity, he was given an extra three years in political prison for "defiance of orders and bad influence on others." He was to suffer all this despite the fact that the Soviet constituion declares that religious liberty is permitted in Soviet Russia. Resolved that he will be faithful to his religion not only in regard to kosher foods but in all other observances as well, 'Iosif is in a tragic situation. He is slowly starving to death while ' forced to work long hours at hard labor. His physical condition is slowly deteriorating and he is mentally under extreme duress.


THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur. Aug. 24, 1978

Letters to the editor II letters are welcomed, but should be no more than 200 words. The editor reserves the right to condense or edit, if deemed necessary. All letters must be signed and Include a home or business address.

United Way Dear Editor: An editorial published in the Anchor Thursday, July 27, 1978 under the caption "The Mooring," "A Word of Caution," has been brought to my attention. I believe your publication has done a great disservice to many communities by your blanket indictment of the United Way effort. The article makes no specific complaint about any particular agency supported by any identified United Way organization. This lack of specific identification casts a cloud over all United Way agencies and organizations wherever they may be. I am concerned that the effect of your article will be a diminished support for our activities from your readership rather than to stimulate any real effort on their part to determine whether the programs of the various agencies are in fact incompatible with the moral and religious values of those readers. I am enclosing with this letter a copy of the brochure to be used for funds solicitation by the United Way of Greater Taunton, Inc. in the campaign about to get under way. In this brochure are listed all of the twelve agencies which are supported by the United Way of Greater Taunton, Inc. and I think you will have to agree there are no "wolves in sheep's clothing" among these agencies. Our community needs the United Way. Our citizens need the help provided by these twelve agencies. I urge you to be more· responsible in your future criticisms by directing your fury at specific targets and not the United Way in general. Anything you can do to correct the unfortunate impression which the article has created would be appreciated by all who are served by the United Way. Sincerely, H. Edward Reed President



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Jo'e Monaghan Studies Energy Joseph A. Monaghan, maintenance coordinator for the Diocese of Fall River, has recently completed a train:ing program on energy· management sponsored by the Massachusetts Energy Office/Southeast Region. The seminars were designed to help save energy and money in schools and municipal buildings.

Porno Films Dear Editor: Recently on Channel 12 there was a program sponsored by the Interfaith Committee Against Blasphemy in the Media. Its aim was to alert the public to the pornographic movies being shown about Jesus Christ. Why weren't we informed of this program in the Anchor or from the pulpits of our churches? Why haven't we been warned about these movies? It is very important for me as a Catholic to know the views of the church on such programs and movies. We should all be united in our efforts to overcome the attacks on Jesus and his church but we can't be unless we are informed. Mrs. Elaine Ferreira North Dartmouth The Anchor has frequently carried stories about proposed pornographic films (most never get off the ground) and about organizations devoted to combating them. In addition to the Interfaith Committee, whose address is P.O. Box 99, Glendale, Calif. 91209, there is Morality in Media, 487 Park Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022, whose presi. dent is Father Morton A. Hill, SJ and which has a Bostonbased chapter headed by Mrs. Barbara Anderson. Both groups welcome support.

Attack Deplored The following letter was sent by Msgr. O'Connor to the editor of Boston Magazine. Sir: . Your recent issue of Boston Magazine - with the scurrilous attack on Humberto Medeiros compels me to cancel for all time my suscription to Boston Magazine. Why none of your editors failed to see that these VICIOUS and unfounded charges against the spiritual leader of thousands of Catholics are a grievous insult to the Catholic Church and to all members of the Church - is something I will never understand. Whether it was pure stupidity - or inherent and ill-concealed hatred and contempt for the Catholic Church and for all Catholics is open to serious question. As a Catholic I bitterly resent your descent to yellow journalism and the slanderous attack on a churchman whose whole life and words reveal him to be a disciple and follower of the "little poor man of Assisi." I shall send copies of this protest to many of your advertisers . . . and urge them to cancel all further advertising in Boston Magazine. Here at Regina House for Retired Priests over 40 Catholic priests unanimously condemn your article as a throwback to the heinous mouthings of the "Know Nothings" and "APA" writers of former hate-filled days. Rt. Rev. Harry M. O'Connor Boston


"Overall, I thought the program offered some excellent information," Monaghan stated. "I

was especially impressed by the immediate savings that can result from taking certain energy conservation measures." He will utilize information gained from the seminars to further diocesan energy conservation efforts and to prepare for possible federal assistance under the National Energy Act. He will also attend seminars on specific energy conservation products, to be offered by the State Energy Office at a later date.



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IN MOSCOW, Patriarch Pimen, head of the Russian Orthodox Church, eulogizes Pope Paul VI at a memorial service. (NC Photo)

Birth Control


Dear Editor: I would like to comment upon the photo essay, entitled The Living Word, which appeared in your July 27 edition. The photograph was of a packet of birth control tablets. Beneath it was quoted a line from Maccabees: "they come against us . . . to destroy us and our women and our children . . . " This type of journalism is at best in very poor taste. To link birth control pills with such lines of lament and woe is certainly melodramatic and out of all proportion. Beyond this, I find it questionable that a Catholic newspaper would react so adversely to the birth control issue. One can stilI be a faithful Catholic and disagree with the Church's teachings on birth control. Please, review your editorial priorities. During a period of time which has seen two innocent Soviets sent to Siberia, not to mention the vicious fighting between fervent Christians and devout Moslems in Beirut, I find it hard to believe that there are no problems more worthy of moral comment than this. Wayne Berard Taunton ("Humanae Vitae," the encyclical on marriage morality issued by Pope Paul in 1968 and reaffirmed by him this June, states: "Excluded is every action which, either in anticipation of the conjugal act, or in its accomplishment, or in the development of its natural consequences; proposes, whether as an end or as a means, to render procreation impossible." The pope termed this teaching, as well as his absolute condemnation of "directly willed and procured abortion," authoritative and possessing "the binding force of religious assent." Editor)

Pharmacists To Meet The National Catholic Pharmacists Guild will hold its biennial meeting Saturday, Aug. 26 in Green Bay, Wisc. Among past presidents of the organization was the late Timothy P. Keating of New Bedford.




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In Puthussery, a rugged barren, hill country in India, Father John, a zealous and tireless young priest, heads an Orphan Home for 65 boys. Here, in addition to Catholics - Pentecostals, Anglicans, Mar Thomites, Orthodox, and boys of a variety of other faiths. - live together in peace and brotherhood. Like Father Flanagan's, this "Boystown" welcomes boys on the basis of need, not creed. "Did Christ ask a man's religion before He cured him?" Father John asks. The home is modern and comfortable, but Father yearns to build a chapel and religious center where Catholics can hear Mass and receive the sacraments and where others can gather for Scripture readings and prayer, with the realization that we are all one in Christ. Some of the older boys have the skills to help build the chapel, but Father needs $4,000 to see his dream come true. Build it yourself and name it for your favorite saint as a Memorial for someone you love -- or give what you can $100, $50, $25, $10, $5 - to help Father John build an ecumenical chapel for his boys. There is no shortage of vocations in the Near East. What· is lacking are funds to educate deserving young men for the priesthood. Only $15 a month ($180 a year, $1080 in all) will pay for a seminarian's complete training. You'll receive his photo and personal history. Your "own" priest will write you and you may write in return if you wish. He'll remember you in his Masses and prayers for the rest of his life in the service of Christ. A miSSion church overseas has a chalice inscribed: "In Memory of John F. Kennedy". Our late President is remembered every time the chalice is used. You, too, can give a lasting Memorial for someone you love ... a chalice or ciborium ($40), vestments ($50), stations ($95), altar linens ($15), cruets or bells ($5). Just send us the person's name and the name and address of the heirs with your offering.





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THE ANCHOR-Diocese oj: Fall River-Thur. Aug. 24, 1978

Catholic Church Uncomfortable With Intellectuals Iy REV. ANDREW M. GREELEY

Some people :lave been hassling me lately about my accepting an appointment in the sociology department. at the University of Arizona. After all my talk about Catholic schools, they say, why haven't I joined the faculty of a Catholic university? The only reason for going to Arizona is that they asked and no Catholic university did. A couple of years ago, the. Catholic institutional loyalty thing was so much on my mind that I sent up a smoke signal to the University of Notre Dame. The then-provost of the institu-


It has Deen said that a woman's way of dressing is her style. And style is private opinion expressed in dress, the answer to the question "Who am I?"

entering the intellectual life in substantial numbers and making contributions.

Yet the puzzle remains. My colleagues and I at Natioaal Opinion Research Center (NORC) are the only ones in the country doing high-quality, national-sample social research on the American Church. The Catholic universities of the land have

never shown the slightest interest in us. (There is the charge, of course, that I a::n "difficult to work with." However essential that charge may be for some clerical culture types, it is simply not true, as those who have worked closest with me at NORC will cheerfully testify.) An article that appeared last year in Science magazine, by two Canadian scholars, R. L. Schnell and Patricia T. Rooke, reviewed the literature about American Catholic intellectualism. They began with the now-famous volume of Monsignor John Tracy Ellis published more than 20 years ago and concluded that the overwhelming burden of the empirical evidence seemed to support those who argued that since the time of the Ellis book there had been a dramatic change. American Catholics were

I recently attended an informal colloquium between some distinguished Catholic scholllrs and a few bishops. To the surprise of most present, it was an immense success. The bishops were astonished by the competence and the dedication to the church of the scholars; the scholars

were impressed by the friendliness of the bishops. One bishop said to me afterwards, "Why haven't I met people like this before?" "Because you bureaucrats don't want people like this around," I replied. Indeed, most of the scholars at the meeting were not from Catholic universities and had never been asked by the bureaucracy to do anything for the church. There's a whole generation of Catholic scholars in whom the church as an institution is simply not interested. I still don't quite understand why. Maybe next year, in the Arizona sunshine, I'll be able to figure it out. Till then, I want to make it clear that I don't knock being No. 1 in football; I just wish we were more concerned about being No. 1 in social _science and theology.

The women of today lead a much more active life than they did 30 years ago. That is why they are no longer passive followers of fashion designers, but rather selective choosers of those parts of fashion they wish to adopt as their own. They now have the ability, and we hope the know-how, to pick and choose, to know themselves, and their own way of life well enough to look at what is considered the latest in fashion and judge it for themselves.

This year, especially, when there will be 'a big emphasis on silhouette, a woman will have to shop very carefully to make sure she's buying not a look but rather an outfit that will make her look her best. The silhouette for fall and winter '78 has cast back to the late thirties and early forties for its inspiration. It's a look that Joan Crawford, Roz RusseLl and their peers made famous: broad-shouldered, slender and classic. But it is not a look for every one.

However, there will be enough variations of this look so that modifications can be adopted. If the long lean look with padded shoulders is going to make you look like a Patriots fullback stuffed into a potato sack, then by all means look for a coat or suit with less padding and with an A line rather than a slim skirt. Know what looks good on you and don't be a slave to style. Fashion can only be fashion when it enhances your appearance.

,Because this is going to be a winter of beautiful classics, there will be clothes for everyone. Stay away from extremes, buy wisely, and suit yourself and your own lifestyle. Another consideration: because of the prices this season (fabrics have almost doubled from last year) a coat or suit becomes a major investment that you should love madly before you purchase, because it will most likely be an important part of your wardrobe for many seasons to come.

tion responded with a snide letter saying that I could come down and work my way into the Notre Dame faculty if I wanted to try, but that the ql:.ality of the work my and I did simply wasn't up to Notre Dame standards. I'm not complaining. The winters in Tucson are better than the winters in South Bend. Someone else will have to decide why there was a difference of opinion about the quality of my work between one of the best sociology departments in the country and the provost of Notre Dame.

But, the authors noted, this shift toward an American Catholic intelligentsia was not yet reflected in the quality of the Catholic graduate schools of the country or in the structures of the individual church. Catholics, as individuals, th~y said, were indeed becoming intellectuals; but the Catholic Church as an institution seemed to have little more respect for the intellectual life than it did when Monsignor Ellis wrote his essay.

Finding Workable Alternatives to Abortion


Supreme Court and congressional decisionS limiting the number of government-financed abortions have led to increased discussion of "alternatives to abortion." Mrs. Eunice Kennedy Shriver, an active abortion opponent,

put it well when she said, "Without alternatives to abortion, no free moral choice is possible." On one level, of course, the only "alternatives" to abortion are childbirth, miscarriage and not getting pregnant in the first place. IBut on another level, there are any number of things that society, employers, churches, voluntary organizations and individuals can do to :;elieve the economic, psychological and social pressures which may lead a woman to ahortion.

- Health insurance reform. Some health insurance plans charge extra fo:; maternity coverage, but pay for abortions as part of . normal medical . coverage. ThiS places economic pressure on some pregnant women. Abortions now cost about onete n th wac h t hI'ld- b'rth I an d re Iated treatment cost.

pay medical costs of mothers who are not eligible for Medicaid and who want to give their babies up for adoption. L'f t cen t ers f or I e suppor pregnan t t een-agers. These pro.d tid al VI e. rna erna an. pre-na~ medical counselling, family 1 . .care, . . p anmng mformatlOn, .and help young mothers to contmue their - Adoption. A streamlined education. adoption and foster care sysAccording to Mrs. Shriver, tem might include subsidies for girls helped at such centers, fare low-and-middle income families much better than those who are which adopt children and might not: "Prematurity has been cut

in half. Infant mortality and disorders of the newborn have been reduced to levels associated with older women in the prime childbearing years. Seventy to 80 percent of the girls 'stay in school until a few weeks before delivery and return to school after their baby is born." Other services which make it easier for a woman with a prob. lem pegnancy to give birth rather than abort, include day care flexible working hours, rape treatment, sex education and "parenting" education.

Popels Allarm Clock Rang When He Died l Spokesman Says pope under both species as Viat- last prayer the pope recited be-

VATICAN CITY (NC) - The old alarm clock which Pope Paul VI had used since 1923 spontaneously rang at 9:40 p.m. Aug. 6 as the pope died, said the Vatican spokesman, Father Romeo Panciroli. "I confirmed the news with several people who were at the . pope's bedside," the Vatican spokesman told journalists Aug. 16.

He said that the pope had always used the small, old alarm clock, even taking it along on his trips, since 1923 when he served in the Polish nunciature.

"It awakened him every morning faithfully at 6 a.m.," said the spokesman. The episode was contained :0 an account of the pope's final hours given journalists by Father Panciroli. The pope had often asked his private secretary, "Please help me to die a good death,' " said Father Panci.roli. As is known, the pope's condition worsened while his secretary, Msgr. Pasquale Macchi was celebrating Mass in his sickroom. "Communion was given the

icum," said the spokesman. "At the end of Mass, Msgr. Macchi asked the pope if he wanted the anointing of the sick and he answered, 'Immediately, Immediately.' "At the end of the anointing he gave a wave to those present," said the priest. He recounted that in his last minutes the only words the pope said were Latir. prayers, led by the papal secretary of state, Cardinal Jean Villot. He confirmed that the Pater Noster (Our Father) was the

fore death. The night before his death, said the spokesman, Pope Paul had dinner as usual at 8:,30 p.m. At 9:15 p.m. he recited the Rosary with his secretaries, and at 9:30 he recited Compline (night prayer of the Ohurch's Liturgy of the Hours) with them in a small chapel. The pope, said Father Panciroli, then worked in his room on some dossiers for about half an hour. He listened to 15 minutes of reading on the life of

Jesus, and then went to bed, said Father Panciroli. That night he ran a fever and slept badly. He remained in bed on Sunday and did not celebrate Mass.

Heads CU Trustees WASHINGTON (NC) Archbishop Philip M. Hannan of New Orleans has been elected chairman of the board of trustees of the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. An alumnus of the university, he will serve a one-year term.

THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur. Aug. 24, 1978


Golden Jubilee Continued from Page One and Mashpee and extending from the boundaries of Centerville to East Falmouth. In 1940 the parish established the chapel of St. Jude on Route 28 to serve the Santuit and Cotuit areas and in 1968 the chapel of Mary, Queen of All Saints was opened for the convenience of Mashbury, New Seabury and Popponesset Catholics. Six pastors and 13 associates have served the faithful of the area since 1928. The pastors were Fathers Edward Killigrew, Thomas McLean, WaIter Buckley, John Higgins, James Kenney and the present pastor, Father Clarence P. Murphy. Associates were Fathers James McMahon, Cornelius Keliher, William Jordan, Edwin Loew, John Donahue, John Casey, Francis Coady, William Morris, John Driscoll, Ronald Tosti, Hugh Munro, James Fahey and SISTER PAUUNA RAPOSO, SND the present associate, Father James McLellan. Also serving the parish almost from its inception have been La Salette Fathers. Although formal designation Sister Paulina Raposo, SND, a in September, 1967, taking her of Our Lady of the Assumption 1967 graduate of Bishop Stang first vows in 1970. High School, North Dartmoutih, In 1972 she graduated from as a parish was made in 1928, will take final vows as a Sister Emmanuel College, Boston, with the Catholic history of Osterof Notre Dame de Namur at a a bachelor's degree in matheMass at 3 p.m. Sunday at Notre matics. She taught for three Dame Institute, Worcester. Her years and since then has been brother, Father John Raposo, assigned to her community's inassociate pastor at St. James firmary in Worcester. parish, New Bedford, will be -In September she will begin principal concelebrant. nurse's training at St. Vincent The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hospital School of Nursing also Emidio Raposo of Our Lady of in Worcester. Mt. Carmel parish, New Bedford, As well as Father Raposo, Sister Paulina entered the Sis- Sister Paulina's family includes ters of Notre Dame de Namur a sister, Mrs. Theresa Arruda of Fairhaven, and another brother, 路1 I Mickey Raposo of North DartAnnual Feast mouth. The annual feast of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Association will be held Labor Day weekend at club headquarters, 7 Continued from Page One Jesse St., North Fairhaven, and Flynn (D-South iBoston) auwill include a 7 p.m. parade on thored the restrictions. Flynn Saturday, Sept. 2 and auctions called the ruling, written by and concerts on Saturday and U.S. Appeals Court Judge Hugh Labor Day. Bownes, "misguided." A high Mass will be offered The verdict "reflects a kind at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's of judicial schizophrenia in this Church, Fairhaven, followed by country, which spares no effort a street procession. to protect endangered species of fish and birds, while at the same time forcing taxpayers to pay bounty to the abortionists." The appeals court ruling followed an earlier one by U.S. District Judge Andrew A. Caffrey, who widened the restrictions, but refused to set them aside, saying the Hyde amendment, which limits federal abortion payments, is "a clear statement of congressional intent in the area of federal funding of abortion." In the Light of Congress' passage of the Hyde amendment, he said it would be wrong to set aside the state law for alleged non-conformity LEO GIROUX does the with federal law. John Reinstein, a lawyer for honors for fellow members of St. Bernard's Church, As- the Civil Liberties Union, however, said the existence of the sonet, at annual parish pic- Hyde amendment "does not afnic held at Cathedral Camp. fect the underlying obligation Over 100 families were in of the state to pay for abortions attendance. under Medicaid."

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ville goes back to the late 19th century, when :priests came from Hyannis to celebrate Mass in what is now Veterans' Hall for the Daniels, Hansberry, Childs, Home, Baker, Cross, Beaumont, and Shields families; many still reside here. The Antone Matias family wer~ the first Catholics in Santuit. As early as 1904, the first church was constructed, a portion of which forms part of the present structure. The first rectory, provided by Robert Cross, was a house on Main Street, the present rectory being purchased in 1928. The first church structure was enlarged in 1916, and extensively remodelled in 1960 when the front portico and side wings were added, and in 1961 the basement hall. In 1967-68 the sanctuary was rearranged to conform to the liturgical provi'sions of the Ecumenical Council of Vatican II. Additional parking space was acquired in 1940. Additional property at St. Jude's in Santuit was obtained in 1978. The land occupied by Queen of All Saints chapel was deeded to the Diocese of Fall River by the New Seabury de-

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velopers, the IFields Point Corporation. From the early 1940's through the 1950's, parish life at Our Lady of the Assumption was enhanced by the services of the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity, who occupied as their "Cenacle" the handsome Captain Baxter house on Main Street. The Sisters maintained a parish kindergarten from 1945, and conducted the religious instruction of young people. In 1969 the Main Street property was sold, and a house east of the church on Wianno Avenue became the present "Cenacle," as a CCD Center and hall. The OCD program has 350 children of school age in attendance. Lay organizations include the Women's Guild, begun in 1947, the St. Vincent de Paul Society . and the choir. There ~s active participation with other churches of the village in a variety of ecumenical programs. Although liturgical services are provided in the "mother" church and in the two mission chapels, members of the parish work as one in all understandings.







THE ANCHOR-Diocese of Fall River-Thur. Aug. 24, 1978







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MARION, St. Rita, 113 Front St. (schedule effective through Sept. 3): Sat. 5, 6:30 p.m.; Sun. 8:30, 10, 11:15 a.m.; daily, 8:30 a.m.; confessions, Saturday, 4-4:30 p.m. MAITAPOISEIT, St. Anthony, 22 Barstow St.: Sat. 8 a.m., 4:30, 7 p.m.; Sun. 7, 8:30, 10, 11:30 a.m.; daily, 8 a.m. NANTUCKET, Our Lady of the Isle, 6 Orange St.: Sat. 5, 7 p.m.; Sun. 7:30, 9:30, 11:30 a.m., 7 p.m.; daily, 7:30 a.m., 12 noon; rosary before daily Masses; confessions, Sat. 4-4:45 p.m. SIASCONSET, Union Chapel: Sun. 8:45 a.m. during July and August. NORTH FALMOUTH, St. Elizabeth Seton, 6 Shaume Rd.: Sat. 4, 5:30 p.m.; Sun. 7:45, 9, 10:15, 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m.; daily 9 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 3:15-3:45, 4:455:15 p.m. OAK BLUFFS, Sacred Heart, Cill'CUit Ave.: Sat. 6 p.m.; Sun. 8, 9:15, 10:30 a.m.; daily (Mon.Fri.) 7 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 5:15-5:45 p.m. ORLEANS, St. Joan of Arc, Bridge St. (schedule effective through Labor Day): Sat. 5, 7 p.m.; Sun. 8, 9, 10, 11 a.m.; daily, 8 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 4-4:50 p.m.; Our Lady of Perpetual Help novena, at 8 a.m. Mass. Wed. NORTH EASTHAM, Church of the Visitation (schedule effective through Labor Day): Sat. 5, 7 p.m.; Sun. 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, 11:30 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 6:30-6:50 p.m. OSTERVILLE, Our Lady of the Assumption, 76 Wianno Ave. (schedule effective lthrough Sept. 3): Sat. 5, 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 7, 8:30, 10, 11:30 a.m; daily, 7, 9 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 4:15-5 p.m. SANTUlT, St. Jude Chapel, Rte. 28: Sat. 5 p.m.; Sun. 9, 10:30 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 4:15-5 p.m. MASHPEE, Queen of AU Saints, New Seabury: Sat. 5, 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 8:30, 10, 11:30 a.m.; con· fessions, Sat. 4:15-5 p.m. POCASSET, St. John the Evangelist, 15 Virginia Road: Sat. 4, 5, 7 p.m; Sun. 7:30, 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, 11:30 a.m., 5 p.m.; daily, 7:30 a.m.; confessions, Sat. 3-3:45 p.m. PROVINCETOWN, St. Peter the Apostle, 11 Prince St.: Sat. 7 p.m.; Sun. 7, 9, 10, 11 a.m., 5:30 p.m.; daily, 7 a.m., 5:30 p.m. (except Sat.); confessions, Sat. 4-4:30 p.m.

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THE ANCHOR--Diocese of Fall River-Thur. Aug. 24, 1978

At Wanderer Forum ST. PAUL, Minn. (NC) Strong disapproval of the Equal Rights Amendment and public funding of abortions took top priority in nine resolutions passed by participants in the 14th annual National Wanderer Forum, held in St. Paul.

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Was Last Nun from France By Sister Emma Guenette, SSJ

Sister Louise Agnes Malescot, the last Sister of St. Joseph directly from France in the Fall River diocese, passed away peacefully this month at the age of 97. Sister Louise Agnes was born February 15, 1881 in Chaspignac, F.rance. Her early education was under the direction of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Le Puy, France. On April 18, 189'8, hearing the Master's call, Sister joyfully gave her youth to God and was vested with the holy habit of the Sisters of 51. Joseph September 26, 1898. In 1902, a group of French Sisters arrived in Fall River to serve and educate the youth of French descent. A year later, on September 14, 1903, Sister Louise Agnes left her dear France to join these Sisters who were then serving in St. Roch's Parish. She taught in the parish school until 1906, when she joined the group of sisters who founded the principal house of the American mission in Blessed Sacrament parish, Fall River, under Father D. V. Delmarre. Until 1915, Sister Louise Agnes devoted herself to education while studying the English language in order to become more competent in her teaching career. She also passed many hours in doing the intricate designs of French bobbin lace. She became very skillful and did many beautiful albs, scarfs and centerpieces. This helped in a time when the Sisters needed money if they were to survive. Again the call of God was

heard by this generous Sister and in 1915 she went to St. Matthew's parish in Fall iRver, where she taught the eighth grade until 1930. While in this parish, Sister made many lasting . friendships among priests, students, and laity. Monsignor Henri Hamel was one who remained faithful to the end to his eighth grade teacher. She in turn loved him dearly and prayed daily that he would always be a priest according to the Heart of Jesus. In 1930, after a year's leave in her native land, Sister retumed to ,Blessed Sacrament Convent in Fall River. For the next seven years she taught at the parish school, and worked at her "carreau" producing many beautiful pieces of lace. However, her main task was to take care of the very first Sister who had founded the Fall River mission, Sister Louise Theresia Romeyer. With what patience, love, and devotion Sister took care of this elderly nun until 1943 when God took her to her eternal reward! From 1943 to 1946, Sister was superior of St. Roch's Convent; and from 1946 to 1952, she was superior of St. Michael's Convent, in Swansea. In 1952, after giving more than' the best of herself to her sisters and to priests, parents, and students, she was extremely happy to return to Blessed Sacrament Convent for the last years of her religious life. Little did she suspect that her days of retirement would last 26 years! When the time came for the Sisters of St. Joseph of Le Puy, France, to merge with the Sis-


ters of St. Joseph of Springfield, Sister Louise Agnes was one of the first to sign the papers that would bring about a necessary separation from the French Convent she loved so dearly. She stated at this time, "I want to die in the country where I labored So much!" Her heart remained attached to her family and to her beautiful France; but, her life on American soil for 75 years endeared her to all who knew her. Sister's funeral took place from Blessed Sacrament Church and interment was in Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River. She is survived by many nephews and nieces in France.

Santa Susanna Pastor Leaving Rome ROME (NC) - Americans in Rome are saying goodbye to a priest who gave them their first friendly hello in the Eternal City. Paulist Father Robert A. O'Donnell, pastor of Santa Susanna, the American church in Rome, for the last eight years, is on his way back to the States. His cheerful greetings after Sunday Mass, his interest in the well-being of others, the social activities the parish has organized under his direction have lessened the culture shock of accommodation to what, despite its charm, remains very much a foreign city. Father O'Donnell, a vigorous, athletic 54, is leaving Rome in September for New York City, where he will be the Paulist Fathers' development director. Paulist Father Paul V. Maloney, assistant at Santa Susanna's since 1975, is to succeed him. ",In the last two or three years the changes have been much greater than in the previous 15," Father O'Donnell said he talked about the years he has spent in Rome. He served as assistant pastor at Santa Susanna's in the summers from 1951 to 1954 while studying at the University of Louvain, Belgium for his doc-

torate in philosophy, as assistant pastor from 1962 to 1966 and as pastor since 1970. The major changes, he said, are inflation, "shared by most countries" and political terrorism. "As I leave, prices are double what they were when I came as pastor. This makes it more difficult to live in Rome and to keep a parish in the black, although up to now we have succeeded in doing that." Father O'Donnell said that Santa Susanna's has been involved in counter-terrorism of a sort, by aiding a community of young Catholic students in the age group from which the terrorists have recruited. The community of Sant' Egidio in Rome's ancient Trastevere section has about 1,300 members, he said. "They seek to cultivate a fully Catholic life for themselves and their future families. To this end they have community prayers every day and a community Mass every Saturday. They are also intensely active in the social sphere, working among children and the aged in the slums of Rome and other places in Italy. In Rome they run a small school for children who can't

make it in other schools because of various problems." Father O'Donnell said that other activities in the parish include an active lay council and the Santa Susanna Guild, the 90-member ladies' auxiliary. Last year the Guild donated more than $4,000 to charities, including three orphanages, a home for unwanted dwarfs, a drug rehabilitation center, poor parishes and a hospital for hopelessly ill children. "The parish is in a constant state of change," the pastor said. "The continuous flux of coming and going can be a very discouraging element until you accustom yourself to accepting that that's the way it is." Father O'Donnell noted that the U.S. community in Rome has been estimated at about 7,000 or 8,000 permanent residents. If, as in the United States, 25 percent of that community is Catholic, then there are 2,000 American Catholics living in Rome, he said. "Slightly less than half" of that 2,000 "are enrolled in the parish," he said. "Some of those unenrolled are practicing their faith, but others are not going to any church regularly."

Guidelines for Talking with Teens By Dr. Jim and Mary Kenny Dear Mary: I read with great interest your column, "The Family Edueates." It was encouraging to hear of your teens' resistance to fonDal emphasis on religion and moral problems. Maybe my kids aren't abnonnal after all. I think you've hit on something when you say, ''What was missing was direct emphasis on the family itself." My question: Have you any materials we could use or could you direct us to some author who offers a "how to" on going about discussing dreams, feelings, interests and frustrations? To your point on groups of five to 10 families gathering we have been doing that for the past two years in our parish's famUy-eentered religious education program. It has been good, but we've encountered much resistance from our teens. I don't think they really can work for families with teens. (01.) A. As your letter illustrates, religious education for teens is not easy. No one to our knowledge has come up with a surefire attractive program. Thank you for sharing your insight that small group programs, which work well for families, are still not popular with teens. While we wish we could offer you a step-by-step, howto program, we have none. We can only offer two guidelines which we think are crucial and then discuss some of our own family experiences which we consider moderately successful. First, the guidelines. We think that teens resist any prepared program that is handed to them with the implication, "You will like this." Second, we think teens participate in family and parish much like the rest of us, that is, when they sincerely feel that they, as young adults, are important and necessary. Next, our experience. We have

family night for about an hour every Sunday evening. All from seventh grade up are invited. We rarely discuss a formal religious or moral question. We do have an atmosphere where we enjoy each other's company and we feel free to talk. Parents usually plan the evening, but everyone offers suggestions. Some evenings we play games, expressive games like charades or silly games like Pit. Sometimes we watch old family movies or look at family albums. Designing such an album would make a wonderful family activity, but in our family, Dad, the custodian of the alhums ever since our marriage, does this task beautifully. Are these activities religious? For us they are family. They establish an atmosphere, a way of saying, "This is us." Some evenings we share a poem or record. One night we listened to a Robert Frost record. Another evening we had a play reading. Since we are Neil Simon fans, we chose "The Odd Couple." We find that roommates frequently resemble those characters. Letting roommates play these parts added special hilarity to the evening. The success of these evenings, we think, is because we never plan activities to educate, elevate, or preach. We choose things we truly want to share. When we have a moral or religious discussion, we discuss a problem which puzzles us. For example, one evening Dad explained the psychological fact that when you praise and approve of a person, the person actually improves from the attention. One son observed that you could do the reverse. Suppose you deliberately criticize and put down a person? Suppose you get other people to do so? Or suppose you notice a few nice things about someone, then

that person begins to stick to you like glue? Other evenings our scienceminded children have shared their knowledge of pulsars, black holes and the expanding universe. These ideas led into a discussion of our concept of God. God does not change, but will the concept of God for a spaceage people be vastly different from that of an agrarian people? We have developed our programs according to our interests, which, we think, is the only way to realize success. If you have fewer than five discussants in your family, you might want to invite other teens and adults to join you. If your family tries some ideas you enjoy, we would like to hear about them. Perhaps when many families have tried and shared ideas, we will develop some good general programs. For the most part, however, we think each family must develop and adapt ideas according to their own needs and interests. Reader questions on family living and chUd care are invited. Address to The Kennys, cloThe Anchor, P.O. Box 7, Fall River, Mass. 02722.

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Deacon Continued from Page One cannot seriously consider application to the program without the consent and support of his wife. The first stages of the screening process, noted Father Moore, are of necessity involved and far reaching, since the permanent diaconate is not a mere reward for services rendered but an important aspect of the totality of Holy Orders. In this diocese men interested in the diaconate should realize that there is a minimal education requirement. All prospective . candidates should hold a high school diploma or its equivalent. They must also be at least 32 years of age and already be commited in their witness to the gospel ministry, if possible in their home parishes. In today's Church, the diaconal vocation is to service as well as total commitment to God. It is a call to share in a new community that will be recognized by all of God's people through service. Those with a real desire and ability to service the Church wiH find the Diacon-

ate a challenge for the future. Here in the diocese of Fall River, Permanent Deacons will fulfill a variety of ministries, relating to the whole of the Church community. Deacons may administer baptism, witness marriages, officiate at funerals, distribute communion and preach the word of God. In furthering the Church's mission of service, they will develop ministries to the sick in hospitals and nursing homes, to the aged, to prisoners, to students, to the poor, to the black and Hispanic communities and to immigrants newly arrived in the diocese. Men seeking this vocational challenge may request further information from: Rev. John F. Moore Director of the Permanent Diaconate 'Program Diocese of Fall River P.O. Box 7 Fall River, Mass. 02722

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John Ireland was born in Burnchurch, Kilkenny. When he was 10 his parents took their six children to America. As a young boy, John caught the attention of Bishop Joseph Cretin, first bishop of S1. Paul, who sent him to a minor seminary in France. He was ordained in St. Paul by Bishop Thomas L. Grace on Dec. 22, 1861. He served briefly as assistant at the cathedral, then joined the Fifth Minnesota Infantry Regiment as chaplain. III health and his bishop's needs forced him to resign in 1863, but he treasured the experience and it was an index of his deep, sincere' patriotism. In 1867 he became rector of the cathedral and represented his bishop at Vatican Council I. In 1875 Pope Pius IX named him Vicar Apostolic of Nebraska, but his own bishop, loath to lose him, had the appointment rescinded. The pope, however, upheld his appointment as bishop but now as .coadjutor with right of succession to the bishop of St. Paul. In widespread appearances on" behalf of the Catholic Total Abstinence Society he became nationally known as an eloquent powerful speaker. Concerned about the plight of immigrants in crowded Eastern cities, he set up a colonization program which. brought over 4,000 families to western Minnesota. When Bishop Grace resigned in 1884, Bishop Ireland became head of the diocese. Shortly thereafter he joined his fellow bishops in recommending establishment of a new archdiocese in the West. Accordingly, he was appointed the first archbishop of St. Paul in 1888, and in 1889 five new dioceses were added to his province. At the Third Plenary Council of Baltimore in 1884, he delivered a landmark address, "The Catholic Church and Civil Society," urging full cooperation with the established democratic system, a system only tentativ~­ ly tolerated in high Vatican circles because of its religious pluralism. He was in the West what Cardinal James Gibbons of Baltimore was in the East, a forceful, universally recognized leader of the church in the United States. And like all strong characters, he evoked a variety of reactions. To many 'Catholics, he seemed too American, while to many of his fellow Americans, in spite of his sincere patriotism, he seemed too Catholic. It was precisely this blend of loyalties that led Pope Leo XIII to send him to France in 1892 to peruade Catholic leaders there that they should read the signs of the times and stop pushing for the Turn to Page Thirteen

Michael Novak received a fine classical education, beginning with Latin and Greek from high school seminary days, and continued under the tutelage of a caring faculty at Stonehill College, North Easton. His predilections were literary as well as philosophical, and he was distinguished hy a passionate quest for understanding. That passion to understand continues to characterize Novak's approach to everything. He knows that understanding carries its own imperative. Yet what he adds to that is a concern that the truth be efficacious as well. Since understanding does not carry its own motive power with it, Novak is constrained to supply that from other sources. He would identify these with his Slovak origins: with Johnstown, Turn to Page Thirteen


Ethnicity By Michael Novak

'We normally think of the Klan in terms of its vicious persecution of blacks, but it was equally an ell1emy of the church.'

United States Anti-Catholicism By Father Alfred McBride In our friendly ecumenical times, it is hard to believe there were decades of savage anti'Catholic behavior in the United States. The original American <:olonists were mostly· tants, not comforted by the pres·· ence of French Catholics in Canada and Spanish Catholics in Mexico. Social crisis tended to take that fear and turn it into organized hatred. Three such movement.s arose to plague Catholics from 1840 to 1900. First came the Nativists or the title Know Nothings taken from the ceremonial answer in their initiation requiring them to say, "I don't know." Made up of old guard American Protestants, the Nativists ex.. ploited the fears and confusions generated by the arrival pf the Irish immigrants with consequent expansion of the Catholic Church, and sudden com.. petition for jobs. The high point of Nativist mis.. chief occurred on the night of May 8, 1884 when a Know Nothing mob burned Philadelphia's St. Augustine's Church to


the ground. This began three cial panic of 1893. Mostly found days of church burnings, the de- among Midwestern farmers, it struction of 40 homes and the swiftly acquired a membership killing and wounding of 50 of two-and-a-half million. It opposed Catholic schools, Catholics. The Nativists formed an American Party that aimed to fought against federal grants for suppress Catholicism. The party, .Catholic Indian missions and however, disappeared in the face helped popularize anti-Catholic of a much mote pressing issue stories such as those written by - abolition of slBLvery and the the mythical Maria Monk. Both the Klan and the APA coming of the Civil War. Two other organizations were titillated their readers with into take up where the Nativists side information about the pope left off, the Ku Klux Klan and owning land near Washington the American Protective Associa- and West Point where he could tion. We normally think of the place his invading troops strateKlan in terms of its vicious per- gically, about how a Catholic secution of hlacks, but it was father donated a rifle and amequally an enemy of the church. munition to the church when a Founded by six ex-Confeder- male child was born, and a ate officers, the Klan loved to certainty that the Knights of urge its members to ride around Columbus ordered the assassinascaring newly released slaves. tion of President Abraham LinMembers were active in state coln. Even in the so-called enlegislatures, attempting to make lightened 20th century they laws that would close Catholic could get away with the accusaschools, forbid the pre-marriage tion that 90 percent of the depromises of Protestants to raise serters in the First World War children Catholics, and make were Catholics. We do not need to linger on public school atte·ndance compulsory. these sick minds from the past, The third anti-Catholic organ- except as a caution not to imi.ization was the American Pro- tate such rubbish or repeat its tective Association (APA), which un-Christian and de-humanizing arose in the wake of the finan- attitudes.

Is your name Robertson? Spinelli? Radjalowski? O'Neill? Garcia? It makes a difference. Each human being is born of a single woman. Each is particular. On this reality, Christianity is based. 1. When God became human, God had to enter a place, a time, a particular culture. To become man, he had to become particular. 2. Christianity is a religion of incarnation. Our God is not a God of the great universal only. He has concern for each lily of the field. In every particular. He loves the thisness of things, the angles, the turns, the oddities. 3. Christianity is a sacramental religion. In it, God speaks through humble concrete objects, through this piece of bread and that cup of wine, through these flowers and those clouds of incense. In this sense, God is not a God of generalities. He does not command us to be full of feelings of love. Quite different is his command; Love your neighbor; love your enemy. This is a particular kind of love. He does not say, "Love humankind," but "Love Sally and Bill and the others next to you." There are those who love only what is general, universal, "what we share in common." They do not love angularities, quirks, uniquenesses. Although they love humankind, and one world, such persons have a difficult time loving actual human beings. But Christianity runs counter to all forms of uniform universalism. For this reason, Turn to Page Thirteen

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Michael Novak Continued from Page Twelve Pa., and later with the drive to win inculcated in seminary sports. Whatever the origins, it is certain that this man is driven to understand and to drive that understanding home. That penchant must have contributed to his outstanding teaching award at Stanford during the 1960s. Other concerns, however, often carried him into other areas - such as Sargent Shriver's campaign and the Rockefeller Foundation. Currently a distinguished professor in religious studies at Syracuse who will be a visiting scholar at the American enterprise Institute in 1978-79, Novak's passion to teach seeks an ever-wider public. He embodies a Catholic sensibility. His responses to issues are tempered by a spontaneous respect for feeling, coupled with a distrust of ideological patterning. Yet the feeling must be disciplined and this has protected Novak from the ravages of professional academicism. His fine essay in philosophical theology, "Belief and Unbelief," remains after more than 19 years a miniclassic in the field. Yet he has gone on to explore many other regions: sports, ethnic neighbor-

Ethnicity Continued from Page Twelve the word "catholic" properly describes the church. For "catholic" does not mean "one and uniform" but rather "one out of many." The Catholic people represent a kind of collective family of exuberant particulars, a family of liberty, variety, and even a certain confusion. One of the great achievments of American Catholicism has been to weld many different international cultures into a peaceable community in which variety remains. In the particular identity of each of us, God is speaking. From each of us, he expects a different novel, original testimony. Only in our variety do we begin, as from afar, to mirror his infinity, the God who loves particulars.

hoods, and most recently, the family. His own family - his artistwife Karen and their three children - has been both an inspiration and a laboratory for that study. For iNovak's passion to understand fastens invariably on what is there in front of him; American culture, ethnic origins, CHAIRMEN liberal political schemes. He is are asked PUBLICITY to submit news Items for this concerned to make us all aware column to The Anchor, P. O. Box 7, Fall River, 02722. Name of city or town should how deeply these contexts af- be included, as well as full dates of all Please send news of future rather fect us, and to help us become activities. than past events. Note: We do not carry news of fundraising activities such as aware of their shortcomings. bingos, whists, dances, suppers and bazaars. Since we are human beings We are happy to carry notices of spiritual programs, club meetln~s, youth projects and with collective as well as indiv- similar nonprofit actiVIties. projects may be Mvertised at idual histories, it behooves us to Fundralsing our regular rates obtainable from The understand whence we came .that Anchor business office, telephone 675-7151. we might not follow false proph- ST. JOHN OF GOD, ets into the future. That bit of SOMERSET wisdom characterizes whatever • The St. John of God prayer Michael Novak understakes, and group will hold a prayer meetmakes of him a profoundly traing Thursday August 31, startditional person. But then tradiing with Mass at 7:00 p.m. tion marks a truly Catholic sensiThe Brayton Club will meet bility, and anyone who cares so on Sunday Sept. 3, after 9:45 about expression would never a.m. Mass. Refreshments will be want to overlook the discernserved. ments imbedded in our grammatical good sense. LEGION OF MARY, DIOCESAN All diocesan legionaries are invited to attend the annual Legion of Mary picnic from noon Continued from Page Twelve to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27 at return of the monarchy. His St. Joseph's Hall, 800 Tucker formal presentation to a select, Rd., North Dartmouth. The event critical group amazed them; will conclude with Benediction. they had not expected such Those attending are asked to flawless French moving oratory, bring a box lunch. and winning diplomacy from an American bishop. ST. STANISLAUS, Archbishop Ireland made val- FALL RIVER A day of recollection for uable contributions to Catholic Living program education at all levels, but his Christian practical and eminently pastoral teachers has been rescheduled programs were misunderstood to Sunday, Sept. 17, from 4:30 and misrepresented. This was to 6:30 p.m. especially true of the Faribault Registration for an April, School Plan, whereby parochial 1979 pilgrimage to the Holy schools could be rented to the Land will be held at 6:30 p.m. local school boards for use dur- Sunday in the school hall, at ing the day. which time a Holy Land film He was a prime mover in es- will be shown and full travel tablishment of the Catholic Uni- details will be available. versity in Washington, and at Holy Rosary Sodalists will home he built the College of St. meet at 1:15 p.m. Sunday, Sept. Thomas and St. Paul Seminary. 3 in Our Lady's Chapel. With Cardinal Gibbons he fought for the rights of labor, and his LEGION OF MARY, stand on racial equality was NEW BEDFORD Legionaries of St. Joseph's open and fearlessly Christian. parish marked their 20th anniHe was knowledgeable, articulate, and in many areas years versary this month with a Mass ahead of his time. He died at the and communion breakfast attended by fellow legionaries age of 80 on Sept. 25, 1918. from New Bedford and Fairhaven praesidiae.

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CAmOLIC WOMEN'S CLUB, FALL RIVER The club will hold its first meeting at Holy Name School Tuesday, Sept. 12. The annual ;Bishop's Night will be combined with the annual banquet Tuesday, Oct. 10 at White's restaurant and the annual Mass for deceased members will be celebrated at 12:05 p.m. Satu~day, Nov. 11 at St. Mary's Cathedral. Officers for the year are Veronica T. Connell, president; Carol K. Sullivan, vice-president; Merna W. Renaud, secretary and Rita F. Morotti, treasurer. Father John F. Moore is club moderator.


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Operation Thundeilolt People That Time Forgot Roseland Scott Joplin Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger Star Wars The Swarm Viva Knievel Volcano We All loved Each Other So Much The Wild Duck You light Up My life

A-3 Approved fe)r Adults Only Aguirre All The President's Men All This and World War II American Hot Wax The Amsterdam Kill Annie Hall Another Man, Another Chance Audrey Rose Bad News Bears in Break· ing Training The Battle of Chile Beyond and Back Bittersweet love Black and White in Color Black Sunday Bobby Deerfield Bound for Glory Breaker, Breaker Bridge Too Far Brothers The Buddy Holly Story Burnt Offerings By the Blood of Others The Car Casey's Shadow Cassandra Crossing The Cheap Detective Checkered Flag or Crash Citizens Band Coma Coup de Grace Cousin Angelica Cria! Damnation Alley Day of the Animals The Driver The Duellists

The Domino Principle Opening Night The Eagle Has ILanded Orca Effi Briest The Other Side of the F.tS.T. Mountain, Part II FM Our Winning Season Foul Play The Outfit Go Tell The Sp;lrtans Outlaw Blues Gray Eagle Piece of Action The Greatest Pink Panther Strikes Again House Calls Rebellion in Patagonia If Ever I See You Again Revenge of the I Never Promisl~d You a Pink Panther Rose Garden Rocky Iphigenia Rena'do Clara I Wanna Hold 'tour Hand Rollercoaster Jaws Roseland Jaws II Sandakan 8 Jennifer Scott Joplin King Kong Sgt. Pepper's lonely laGrande Bourgeoise Hearts Club Band last Remake of Beau Geste Seven-Per-Cent Solution The late Show The Shootist The last Waltz Shout At The Devil let's Talk About Men Sidewinder lifeguard Silver Streak A little Night Music Smokey- and Bandit logan's Run Sorcerer looking Up Spy Who loved Me lumiere A Star Is Born Madame Rosa Starship Invasions March or Die Stroszek The Medusa Touch Sweet Revenge Mr. Klein Telefon New York, New York Tentacles Nunzio Thank God It's Friday Obsession Thieves Oh, God! The Turning Point The One and Only Who'll Stop The ~ain A Woman's Decision

B - Obiectionable in Part for Everyone Almost Summer The Best Way Between the lines The Big Sleep The Boys in Company C Coming Home Convoy Corvette Summer Cross of Iron Damieo-Omen II The Deep The Enforcer Final Chapter· Walking Tall The Goodbye Girl Grease Hooper It lives Again

It's Alive Jabberwocky Journey into the Beyond The last Days of Man on Earth let Joy Reign Supreme Mado The Manitou Man Who loved Women Marathon Man Mean Frank, Crazy Tony Network The Next Man A Night Full of Rain The Omen One.Qn.Qne One Sings, the Other

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By Cecilia Belanger Jesus avows Himself a King, but not of this world. To this end was he born, he says, and for this cause he had come into the world, that he might bear witness to the truth. "What is truth?" asks Pilate. Was it in jest, he asked, or was it in real perplexity? Did the words of Jesus seem to Pilate to be trifling, or djd he feel they covered something that lay beyond the penetration of his worldly sagacity? We imagine Pilate saying to himself, "This is no dangerous revolutionary, but a poor distraught enthusiast. How can I order the crucifixtion for sedition of one whose mind is absolutely destitute of political ideas?" Yes, what had Eome to fear from this amiable dreamer with his delusion of imaginary kingdoms. However, Pilate begins to get angry. He goes out to the Sanhedrin and says brusquely, "I find no fault in him." These words should have had but one meaning: a complete acquittal. :But the agitation of the mob causes Pilate's temper to change. The soldier in him is now hindered by the diplomat. The mob influences his final decision. From that moment the interests of Christ, which are the interests of justice, become of less importance to him than his own interests. However, Pilate wriggled out of the situation and passed the buck to Herod "Is Jesus, then, a Galilean?" Well then, "If he be a Galilean, he is in Herod's jurisdiction."

Doesn't Pardon Mon Affaire Ruby The Silver Bears Skateboard Stingray Straight Time Suspiria Thi.mder and lightning Town That Dreaded Sundown Twilight's last Gleaming Two Minute Warn'ng An Unmarried Woman Voyage to Grand Tartarie Which Way Is Up Youngblood

A-4 Separate C:lassification (A Separate Classification is given to certain films which while not morally offensive, require some analysis and explanation as a protection against wrong interpretations and false conclusions.) Go Tell The Spartans High Anxiety - The lacemaker The last Tycoon

My Father, My Master Nasty Habits Outrageous! Saturday Night Fever

The Serpent's Egg Short Eyes A Special Day Summer Paradise

C - Condemned The Betsy The First Time 1900 Blue Collar The Fury Other Side of Widnight Blue Country The Gauntlet Pretty Baby The Chicken Chronicles The Greek TycOi)n Rabbit Test The Choirboys The Hills Have Eyes Rabid Chosen House by the Lake Rolling Thunder A Different Story In the Realm of the Senses Salo Dona Flor and Jail Bait Satan's Brew Her Two Husbands Joseph Andrews Semi-Tough Equus Kentucky Fried Movie The Sensual Man The End little Girl Who lives Down That Obscure Object of Exorcist II: The Heretic the lane Desire Fingers looking for Mr. Goodbar Valentino First love National lampoon's Animal The Van The First Nudie Musical House Women in Cellblock 7 (This listing will be presented onCI~ a month. Please clip and save

for reference. Further information about recent films is available from The Anchor office, ~ne 675-7151.)

AL CATELLI, since 1972 a faculty member at Bishop Stang High School, has been named public relations and fundraising director for the North Dartmouth institution, which draws students from 20 surrounding cities and towns. Himself a Stang graduate, he will develop a school newsletter, athletic and cultural programs and various fundraising events.

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If we may feel sympathy for a Pilate we can feel none for a Herod. He receives Jesus with offensive suavity. He had been wanting to meet him and his attitude is one of base and cruel curiosity. He overwhelms Jesus with chatter and many questions, expecting him to work some act of necromancy for the amusement of his court. Jesus understood the man completely and maintained a majestic silence. He knew his trial was a mockery and he knew that no matter how many times these men washed their hands, they would always remain unclean.

The trial of Jesus ended. A complete travesty of justice from beginning to end. Not one charge was proved. In the course of the trial our Saviour was brought into close contact with the entire priestly hierarchy, with a king, and with a military governor who represented all the might of Rome. He went to his death in perfect innocence, the Victor-Victim. It was early morning when the order was given for execution. Thus Jesus died on the cross: young, beloved by some, but rejected and despised by most. His friends felt that the most they could hope for would !be memories of times spent together, and that even these memories might fade and at last dissolve. Maybe here and there some one would speak of him with tenderness, would recall something he had said. It was as if the movement had died with him. Of all the people he had gathered to his side, no one seemed capable of leadership. He died. And night had closed upon the. world. But a new morning was at hand and with that morning, the Resurrection. There would come for Christ and th'. world "another era, when it shall be light, and man will awaken from his lofty dreams and find - his dreams still there, and that nothing is gone save his sleep."

ABC-TV Boycott Set in November TUPELO, Miss. - A November boycott targeted to pull more than $60 million in revenue from the ABC-TV network has been announced by the National Federation for Decency. The effort is in protest of the violence, sex and profanity aired on ABC. Donald E. Wildmon, executive director of the NFD, said his organization is asking Americans who are disgusted with the television programming to join the nationwide boycott. "If we can drop ABC's rating by two points, it could result in a loss of more than $60,000,000 over the period of a year," he said. "ABC doesn't understand letters of concern. 'But it does understand the dollar." Wildmon said a March 1977 TV hoycott was largely responsible for a ratings drop of one -million households daytime and one-quarter of a million households prime-time from March to December of 1977.

Scout Retreat Set for Cape Girl and Boy Scouts, ages 14 to 18, of the Cape Cod and -Plymouth 'Bay Councils of their respective organizations are invited to participate in a youth retreat the weekend of Sept. 30 and Oct. 1. To be held at Holy Cross Fathers Retreat House, North Easton, the program will be directed by Father Thomas Lawton, CSC. Reservations should be made by Sept. 18 and forms and further information are available from Gary Hackett, 192 Barcliff Ave., Chatham 02633. Hackett may be telephoned after 10 p.m. at 945-1770, or ~formation is also available day or evening from JiM Fegan, 349-2834

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Football Time Again It does not seem possible (where has the summer gone?) but scholastic football is only two weeks away, and fall sports schedules are arriving. Among the season openers is the game in which the Bishop Stang Spartans will host the Durfee High Hilltoppers at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 16. The Hilltoppers will be at Somerset on Sept. 23 and make their first home appearance a week later against the CoyleCassidy Warriors. Thereafter; it will be at Fairhaven, Oct. 14; home to Falmouth, Oct. 21; at Taunton, Oct. 28; home to Attleboro, Nov.4; at Dartmouth, Nov. 11; and home to New Bedford in the "big one" on Thanksgiving morning against New Bedford High's Crimson. Durfee's home games will

again be played this year at Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School, except for the Thanksgiving Day game, scheduled as the inaugural match at the new Durfee High School footbaH field. Dartmouth High also opens on Sept. 16 with a home game against Algonquin Regional and will be home to Stang on Sept. 22. After a visit to Scituate on Sept. 30, Dartmouth has a twogame home stand, against the Somerset Blue Raiders, Oct. 6 and New Bedford, Oct. 13. Then comes a three-game road trip at Taunton, Oct. 21, Attleboro, Oct. 28, and Falmouth, Nov. 4. Home to Durfee on Nov. 11, coach Carlin Lynch's Dartmouth gridders wind up their season at home to Fairhaven on Thanksgiving Day.

Hockomock League Releases Fall Schedule Of the three fall sports in the Hockomock League, cross- country will be the earliest to get underway. A full card is on tap for Sept. 12 with North Attleboro at King Philip, Sharon at Franklin, Mansfield at Oliver Ames, and Foxboro at Stoughton. Two days later, the field hockey schedule opens with Franklin at Foxboro, Canton at Mansfield, King Philip at Oilver Ames, and North Attleboro at Sharon. The Hockomock football season doesn't open until Sept. 30 but there is a non-league game Medway at Franklin - at 7:30

p.m., Sept. 15 with eight more non-leaguers on tap for the next day, when ,Bishop Feehan High's Shamrocks will entertain North Attleboro and Sharon will visit Cardinal Spellman High. It is this column's desire to .give as much coverage as possible to leagues and schools within th~ area of the Fall River Diocese. All concerned are invited to furnish us with schedules and pertinent information which may be sent in care of The Anchor, P.O. Box 7, Fall River 02722.

Pope Paul's Last Talk CASTELGANDOLFO, Italy (NC) - Pope Paul V,I, in the talk that was cancelled because of his final illness, was going to speak of "our body called to glory" like the body of Christ transfiguered on Mount Tabor. The Vatican. press office released the text of the talk that Pope Paul would have delivered at the Sunday noon Angelus Aug. 6, the feast of the Transfiguration. On Saturday, the Vatican announced that the pope's doctors had ordered a complete rest for him and that the talk would not be given. "On the summit of Tabor," the text said, "Christ unveils for some moments the splendor of his divinity, and is manifested to pre-chosen witnesses as he really is, the son of God, "the irradiation of the glory of the Father and the impression of his substance' (Hebrews 1:3). But he makes seen also the transcendent destiny of our human nature, which he has assumed to save us, destined likewise, because redeemed by his sacrifice of irrevocable love, to participate in the fullness of life, in 'the lot of the saints in light' (Colossians 1:12).

"This body which is transfigured before the astonished eyes of the apostles, is the body of Christ our brother, but it is also our' body called to glory. That light which inundates it is and will be our share of inheritance and splendor. We are called to share such glory, because we are 'participants in the divine nature,' (2 !Peter 1:4). An incomparable lot awaits us, if we shall have done honor to our Christian vocation, if we shall have lived in the logical consequentiality of word and behavior which the commitments of our baptism impose on us," The pope also was going to ask his hearers to remember those who are suffering, who cannot enjoy a vacation. "We mean," the text said, "the unemployed, who do not succeed in providing for the growing necessities of their loved ones with a job adequate to their preparation and capacity, the hungry, whose ranks increase daily in fearful proportions; and all those, in general, who have difficulty in finding a satisfying arrangement in economic and social life,"


BURT LANCASTER stars in "Go Tell the Spartans," a Vietnam war drama. (NC Photo)

New F'ilms Go Tell the Spartans (Aveo Embassy) stars Burt Lancaster in a story af the early American involvement in Vietnam. Extremely coarse language may offend, but nonetheless this is a picture of merit and the first American film to confront the futility and pathos of Vietnam. Morally unobjectionable for adults. Hooper (Warners) is the story of Burt Reynolds as the world's greatest stuntman whose turf is being invaded by young newcomer Jan-Michael Vincent. The film is a succession of stunts, with much objectionable language. The theme, although unintentionally, raises questions regarding the morality of endangering human life for profit. Mor-. ally objectionable in part for all. Revenge of the Pink Panther (United Artists). Peter Seller heads the cast in this tale of bumbling Inspector Clouseau's inadvertent !breaking up of an international drug ring. 'Plot is cluttered and contains some rather crude double entendres. Morally unobjectionable for adults. . Who'll Stop the Rain? (United Artists) is a chase movie, based on the desolation of post-Vietnam America, and catapulting from Vietnam through California and to the desert. Michael Moriarty, a freelance war correspondent, arranges with Nick Nolte, an old Marine buddy, to deliver heroin ,to his wife, Tuesday Weld; but things go awry and the men embark on a flight through an ugly, dope and death ridden America. Use of narcotics, adult subject matter and strong language make this film morally unobjectionable for adults. TV Films Wednesday, Aug. 30, 8 p.m. (NBC) - "The Day of the Dolphin" (1973) A dedicated scientist (George C. Scott), working in secret and funded by a priyate foundation, is teaching a dolphin to talk. What he doesn't know is that he and the dolphin are !being used by a mysterious clique of powerful individuals in an assassination attempt. The melodramatic plot, a cliche about the corruption of the innocent is, at best, another reminder of the accelerated dangers of modern science. Morally unobjectionable for adults and adolescents.

Continued from Page One a Mass of the Holy Spirit at 9:30 a.m. in St. Peter's Basilica. There are three valid methods of election, according to the constitution governing papal elections which was issued by Pope Paul VI in 1975. The first is by unanimous acclamation expressed freely and aloud. One cardinal says aloud ~e votes for a certain person and all the other electors then express agreement audibly. If anyone dissents, there is no election. The second method, by delegation, occurs when every cardinal elector present agrees to choose a group of cardinals an uneven number from nine to 15 - to carry out the election according to agreed instructions. The third aLnd most usual method is by scrutiny or ballot, with two voting sessions every morning and afternoon until a candidate receives two thirds of the votes plus one. Voting takes place in the Sistine Chapel, dominated by Michelangelo's magnificent fresco of the last judgment. The longest papal election in history took place in Viterbo, Italy, after the death of Pope Clement IV on Nov. 29, 1268. By the middle of 1271, the 15 cardinal-electors had not chosen a successor. On the advice of the Franciscan minister general, St. Bonaventure, the chief magistrate of Viterbo had the cardinals locked into the episcopal palace, restricted their diet to bread and water and removed the palice roof. Rain and hunger persuaded the cardinals to delegate a committee of six, which chose Tedaldo Visconti, a native of Piacenza, Italy, who was then an archdeacon of Liege, 'Belgium. The election had lasted two years, nine months and two days. It ended Sept. I, 1271. The new pope, Gregory X, instituted the conclave system of strict enclosure in the rules for papal elections which he issued in 1274. In the 20th century, the election of Cardinal Eugenio Pacelli (Pope Pius XII) was one of the briefer ones in history. It lasted 20 hours, March 1-2, 1939. Cardinal Pacelli was also elected on the third ballot. From the late 17th century on, the Catholic nations of Spain, France and Austria formally claimed the right to exclude candidates during a conclave. The new Pope Pius X, though elected through the use of the veto, abolished the veto absolutely on Jan. 20, 1904. In 1958, 51 cardinals entered the conclave on Oct. 25 and began voting the next day. Reports during the preceding days had indicated that a number of cardinals favored Cardinal Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli of Venice, Italy, who was 77. On Oct. 28, on the 11th ballot, Roncalli obstained 38 votes, four more than two thirds. The路 new Pope John XXIII caned the Second Vatican Council and started a program of reform and renewal

that changed the face of the .church. On June 19, 1963, 80 cardinals entered the conclave to elect Pope John's successor. Reports have it that the candidacy of Cardinal Montini was strongly opposed by Cardinal Giuseppe Siri of Genoa and by Cardinal Alfredo Ottaviani, prefect of the Holy Office, who considered Montini too progressive. They and other conservatives backed Cardinal Ildebrando Antoniutti, a member of the Curia. After three ballots the two blocs appeared deadlocked. One group of cardinals sought to continue the Second Vatican Council and the reform of the Curia, while others sought to end the council quickly with as little change as . possible. Then, Cardinal Gustavo Testa, prefect of the Congregation for Eastern Rites, made an unusual appeal to curial cardinals to abandon blocking maneuvers and on June 21, on the conclave's sixth ballot, Montini obtained 57 votes, three more than two thirds, and became Pope Paul VI. When Paul's successor is elected, news will reach the outer world by means of a smoke signal, giving rise to the Roman joke that the Vatican is the only nation in the world still using such a means of communication. Black smoke, traditionally made by burning wet straw with the cardinals' ballots, tells the world the vote was inconclusive. White smoke - made by burning the ballots alone - is the first sign to the crowd in St. Peter's Square and to the world at large that there is a new pope. According to Vatican sources, at the approaching conclave chemical substances will be added to help make the smoke more clearly black or white. This will help avoid confusion over the smoke's color as happened during the 1958 conclave. But sources who have seen the conclave stove - retrieved from a long storage in the Vatican shortly after Pope Paul died - denied reports that an electronic backup system had been installed on or near the stove to authenticate the vote's outcome. Said a knowledgeable Vatican official, "The smoke signals will continue to be the only link between the conclave and the outside world," The 'Hinge' The cardinals whose vote will determine the next pope are known by a term derived from the word "hinge," since upon their persons, to a great extent the church's fortunes turn. Cardinal, competent scholars say, is derived from "cardo," Latin for "hinge," The title was first used in the sixth century. During the reign of Pope Nicholas II (1059-1061), the College of Cardinals was given the job of electing new popes. This task had belonged to the clergy of Rome, and even now, continuing that tradition, cardinals are members of the Roman clergy and function as such when choosing a new bishop of Rome.



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Malcolm Muggeridge and Marriage


More than 1,000 people attended.

SAN FRANCI,SCO (NC) Keynote speaker Malcolm Mug路 geridge of England, a non- Catholic, told a symposium marking the tenth anniversary of "Humanae Vitae" that he admires the encvclical "because it has some路 thing to say to this decaying civilization in which we live today."

Muggeridge, a 75-year-ol d journalist and author, said there is a "sacrament of love," which "created the Christian notion of family." That notion gave stability to conjugal love and fre rearing of children, which was endured, he said, "until now, when we find it under attack."

Muggeridge was among a number of commentators on religious matters who analyzed Pope ,Paul VI's encyclical, at the symposium sponsored by the University of San Francisco and the San Francisco Archdiocese.

"We are, today, destroying the civilization that Christianity has brought about, a civilization which has fundamental roots in the basic creativity of men and women - that of hu-

man procreation," he said. "This," he cor.tinued, "is in direct relation to the matter raised in 'Humanae Vitae,' and is what is at the heart of the crisis of the Western world today." The encyclical - which reaffirmed traditional church teaching against artificial contraception including chemical means - set off a controversy which endures, and one speaker examined the roots of the battle, saying that opposition was not spontaneous, but a well-orchestrated effort.

BE SUIRE路 TO RETURN SAIFELY HOME Pack up your picnic baskets, tennis rackets and golf dubs and have a wonderful time. It's vacatl'on time '- so live it upl Relax and enjoy! Just take it easy on the driving. We wish :you a safe and happy vacation.

Ideal Pope: Hopeful, Holy Man Who Can Smile ROME (NC) - Father Andrew Greeley, sociologist and author, said the next pope should be a "a hopeful, holy man who can smile." At a news conference in Rome's Columbus Hotel, Father Greeley issued a "job description for the papacy" which he said " is a job description for the man who not only leads the world's largest religious denomination, but who is far and away the most important religious leader on earth." From a sociological perspective, "most of the characteristics discussed frequently as being essential for the man to be chosen by the conclave appear to be irrerevant," said Father Greeley, director of the Center for the Study of American Pluralism at the University of Chicago's National Opinion Research Center. "It does not matter," he said, "whether he is Italian or not, nor whether he is of the First, Second or Third World, nor whether he is intellectual or non-intellectual, nor whether he is a diplomat or a pastor, progressive or moderate, whether he is a 'liberation' theologian or a traditional theologian:' The papal entourage should include those competent in administration, theology and diplomacy, those who are pastors and those who know Italy and the Third World, Father Greeley said, 'but the pope is not required to have such talents. "At the present critical time in its history," he went on, "dealing with a world in which both faith and community are desperately sought, the'papacy requires a man of holiness, a man of hope, a man of joy." A job description of the pope should include six characteristics, the priest-sociologist said:





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- "As the world's most visible and influential religious leader, the pope must be able to speak not only to Catholics, but to the whole world with confidence and clarity. He must understand the longings of the human race and be able to respond, not necessarily with clear and precise answers, but with warm, sympathetic hopefulness." - "He must reflect in his own life the convictions he preaches. His goodness must be transparent, it must shine before men." - He must smile. "He need not possess the jolly, bouncy good humor of John XXIII. He certainly must be the kind of man whose faith makes him happy and whose hope makes him joyful," - He must choose his subordinates shrewdly and preside over them "in such a way as to release rather than inhibit the best of their talents." - He should focus on "the strategically important problem's" and "delegate responsibility for other problems to subordinates." - The new pope must trust others. He cannot take charge of every part of the world, of every parish, of every family," Father Greeley said his job description of the papacy and a document on the public image of the papacy, which he released with it, were "exercises in objective scholarship, not an endorsement of any candidate, nor a stand on any position concerning the church _ . . " Concerning his research for the job description and public image statement, Father Greeley said: "For the last five years, I've come over here and interviewed people in the Vatican. For the last 19 years my colleagues and I have done national sample surveys on Catholics in the United States and other countries. In most of our surveys, we asked questions on the papacy." One questioner noted the contrast between Father Greeley's job description and the profiles of cardinals in the recently published "Inner Elite: Dossiers of Papal Candidates," Father Greeley said his analysis "reduced to secondary importance" the assumptions and views of the "Inner Elite," Asked about the action of the Holy. Spirit in the conclave, Father Greeley said: "I believe the Holy Spirit works in all human affairs, but through human personalities and skills. He does not whisper into anyone's ear:'

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