1955

Joint Pastoral Letter on Catholic Education

Joint Pastoral Letteron Catholic EducationMindful of our responsibilities to the little ones of our flock, and conscious of the pressing obligations of our office, we address this joint pastoral letter on the Catholic education of youth, to our faithful people.Twenty-five years ago Pius XI of glorious memory spoke to the whole Catholic world on the Christian Education of youth.  The educational problems which occasioned the appearance of that Papal

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Statement of the Administrative Council of the Catholic Welfare Organization on Adherence to Religion

Statement of the Administrative Councilof the Catholic Welfare Organizationon Adherence to ReligionThe Church exercises the teaching authority conferred upon it by its Divine Founder through its office of preaching the doctrines of our Faith, and, conformably to Our Lord’s precept, it extends this trust far afield to reach individual souls through the medium of Catholic education.  Hence it is that Catholic education, in the furtherance of this

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Statement of the Administrative Council of the Catholic Welfare Organization on the Persecution in Argentina

Statement of the Administrative Councilof the Catholic Welfare Organizationon the Persecution in ArgentinaIt is with great sadness that we have been observing the war being waged against the Catholic Church in Argentina by President Juan Domingo Peron.  Nearly everyday the newspapers bring reports of further outrages perpetrated against the Church.  Priests have been arrested for alleged criticism of the regime.  Civil servants have been discharged

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Circular Letter of the Administrative Council of the Catholic Welfare Organization on Elections

Circular Letter of the Administrative Councilof the Catholic Welfare Organization on ElectionsOur beloved Philippines is once again at the threshold of nationwide campaign for the highest elective positions of the land.  Soon we shall again cast our votes at the polls.  And whether we have ever thought of this or not, our individual votes will help mould the future of our country, either for better or for worse.Please understand that this Circular

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Pre-Election Statement of the Catholic Hierarchy of the Philippines

Pre-Election Statement of theCatholic Hierarchy of the PhilippinesNovember 1955In a few days the citizens of our Republic will go to the polls to choose, from among the candidates for office, those to whom they wish to entrust the conduct of their government.  We have had occasion in the past to call to the attention of Catholics the importance of these elections; the fact that voting is a serious obligation; the necessity of having recourse to

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