Campion had shown herself "no novice in the art," cited his experience at the Vatican Council to illustrate how deeply teachers can influence their pupils' personalities. It was relatively easy to tell which European nation had been responsible for colonising and educating the different countries from which many of the bishops came.
JOURNALISTS UNITE.—Journalists working on Catholic and Presbyterian religious papers are to hold a Christian Unity Day in Edinburgh on May 1, attended also by journalists who cover religious events for daily and Sunday newspapers. The aim of the committee of two Catholics and two Presbyterians whq planned it is to explore ways of co-operating in theTirw work. The opening reception, at 10.30 a.m. in the OWN SCIIN Club, Princes Street, will be addressed by Archbishop Gray of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, and a leading Church of Scotland minister. In the afternoon a panel of two Catholic priests and two Church of Scotland ministers will answer questions on the Christian Unity movement and other theological points.
NEWMAN MAN ORDAINED.— Mr. Bernard Fisher, formerly chairman of the London Newman Circle social sub-committee, was ordained priest on Palm Sunday by Bishop Petit of Menevia in the new Si. Anne's Church, Queen's Park. The Newman Centre was crowded for a reception which followed Fr. Fisher's first Mass in St. Patrick's, Soho Square.
APPOINTED CANON. — Fr. Thomas Brady, Dean Of Halifax since 1959, has been appointed a Canon of Leeds Cathedral Chapter. He will continue as parish priest of St. Malachy's, Ovenden, Halifax.
DAY BY THE SEA.—More than 100 Leeds children were taken for a day's outing at Blackpool by the Leeds S.V.P. The motor coaches were again provided free of charge by Heaps Tours.
LIVERPOOL CHAPLAINCY. The new £80,000 Catholic chaplaincy to Liverpool University will be formally opened tomorrow afternoon by Archbishop Beck. Designed by Frederick Gibberd, it replaces a Georgian house which has served the purpose for 25 years. The now chaplaincy is next to the Metropolitan Cathedral, with easy access to the crypt which will serve ns a chapel for the students.
CHURCH AS GIFE?—A suggestion that Christ Church, Banbury, the second largest of the town's four Anglican churches, which it has been decided to close, should be offered as a Catholic church has been made in a letter to the Anglican Bishop of Oxford, Dr. Harry Carpenter. Mr. Walter J. Trinder, who made the proposal. is organist and choirmaster at Christ Church.
CARDINAL TO LEAD WALK. —Cardinal Heenan is to lead this year's Tyburn Walk, organised by the Guild of Our Lady of Ransom. on Sunday. Starring front the Old Bailey at 3 p.m. the walkers will follow the route along which the martyrs were dragged on hurdles from Newgate to the gallows at Tyburn. It will be the first time the walk has been led by a Cardinal
SCHOOLS APPEAL — Bishop Restieaux of Plymouth appealed to his people in his pastoral letter for continued and renewed support for he Schools' Development Fund. Every parish, he said, is asked to contribute annually at least £1 per head of the attendance at Sunday Mass, and parishes with the use of a school an extra 25 per cent. One parish—Holy Cross—has contributed more than £10,000 since the fund began in 1952.
EDUCATION CONFERENCE.— Bishop Petit of Menevia will open the Catholic Education Council's conference on "Parents and Education" at St. Mary's College, Twickenham. next Wednesday, 'Die talks. lasting until Friday, will be given by priests. headmasters and patents.