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THE GUARDIAN, MAY 7, 1927 Page Five ill i EXILED ORDER e Mora y Bel Rio, Arch- City, in Number ~ported Coming States. April 22.--Eight of Prelates in Mex- Morn y de] head (,f the Epis- archbishops and SUmmarily deport- Cal]es' order last were placed on and presum- to the Unit- Were Under a heavy is noralally about Laredo, Texas of the govern- the Hierarchy ad)ed inthe eight are s~ronges~ Only a ~main in Mexico, all in hidi~:g. Persecution of the in the doper- tt of several. last nigh.t were without warn- rials are given nation-wide attention, declares this morning that the Mexi- can "rebellion has reached the status of war." The Post says: "The censorship established by the Calles government over all news from Mexico is an indication that the pop- ular revolution has reached the status of war. In no less than eigh*~een Mex- ican s~ates there is revolt against the Calles regime, and forces numbering as high as 1.200 men have clashed with the Calles soldiery. Battles in which 200 or even 300 fatalities oc- cur can no longer be described as bandit raids. "The appalling~ sava,~ery of the az- tack upon a l rain ;n the :~tatc, of Jalis- co th!s week re\,eah~ ~,ly too clearly the desperate nature of t:he war that is deveh)pi;u~ b~tween the Calles ~ov- ernmeng and the Mexican people. The assailants ef the t.rain are described by th~ Mexican ~-cx;ernmen~ as ban- dits. led by priests, awd inspired by the Catholic episcopate. The rcpre- s, entatiyes of the (:atholie Church de- ny this charge and asser~ that no (By N. C. W. C. News Service.) Sunday, May 8. The Apparition of St. Michael the Archangel, St. Michael, who opposed Lucifer, is re- garded as a particular defender of the Church. In a vision to the Bishop of Siponto. he admonished the prelate to build a church in his honor on hit. I Gargano near Manfredonia, in Na- lp]es. It is mentioned particularly !that he will be defender of the Church i in the persecution of the Antichrist. [ Monday, May 9. St. Gregory Na- I z[anzen "˘~'as born of saintly parents !and was the chosen fr'end of St. Basil. They studied tozetber at Ath- lens and turned together from wor!dly pleasures to seclusion, self-discipline i .f . 'and toil ~t~, became Patrmrch of Constantinople and combated the {Arian heresy. IIe was persecuted by proof has been adduced Lo show that;magistrates, stoned by the rabble and ~.ny of the disorders in Mexico have thwarted and deserted even by his been instigated by church influence, brother Bishops. tSe res%~ned his "Apparently the uprisings through- See during the Second General Coun- c,u~ Mexivo are caused in part by the eft, hoping to restore peace to the policy of the Calles government in tormented city and died in 390. attemptin~,~ to suppress reli1[~iOll'~ free- Tuesday, May 10. St. Anton~nus, dora, bu~. it is quite obvious that iflBishop' who was called "Little An- ~,his be true the tmople would not need Ighony,, because of his small stature. Secretariat of • " " heI hber ' they Wine ~ rehglous hberty, but for ot • " " -I • t?lde,li"- ffes that have been suppressed." der. He sat. as papal theologian at tel theC°Untryprelalm h- OPPOSING GOV. SMITH the Council of Florence and in 1446 ~:at,on was v;2:_RABBI REPREHENDS was compelled to take the archbish- COme known, opric of that eitv~ He became known _e station, a~:Sd tbey~°°K BECAUSE OF RELIGION [ as "The Father of the Poor." IIe was :orted to the tre, in[ , often nearly destitute of the things of life. He died embracing the cruci- "~tarted, under " aI (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Ifix and repeating "To serve God is L San Francisco, April 26. Writing I to reign," on May 2, 1459. Ion c~rrent events in the daily CallI COV. SMITH ] published here, Dr. Louis I. Newman, [ Wednesday, May 11.---St. Mammer- "-" i noted Jewish scholar and Rabbi of ltus' Archbishop, was renowned for )ra Page Fo " Temple Emanu-E1, says of Governor lhis sanctity, learning and miracles. Ur) " , ~ " .ry day, the - , Smith s recent reply to Mr. Marshall, 1 Through his prayers, a fire in Vienne, Stead o~ hiU~nermg.n°'= ,,It is .a straightforward, honest andwentWhich out.baffledHetheins effortSituted fasts°f men,and they've h • . uneqmvoeal answer to every doubt-I elpeo ,, 'growth. er. ]supplicatiohs called the Rogations in 8e ...... In addition he said: "Though the his diocese. He di~ d about.the Year -amr Hefhn; Protestant groups in this country are 477. ~r than a in the nunmrieal majority,, American Thursday, May 1 ~. St. Eplphani- r laughs?traditions have been fashioned by us, Archbishop, was born in Palestine personI Catholics, Jews'and even non-belier- about the year 310. He embraced the SUch beings, ors. The Constitution of the United moni,.stic life and after perfecting aeir knowledgeStates expressly provides that there himself in its ways in the deserts of one usu- shall be no religious test for public Egypt cszablished a monastery near s them, as I have office. Yet this provision is often- his birthplace. Although nmde Bish- ntries where, as times more of a pious holm than a op of Salamis)n Cyprus in 367 he led for shame at reality. ~. continued to wear his monastic habit One of learning "When the election of a non-,~ro- and to govern his monastery which he .Ore than a col- testant to the highest public office visited from time to time. His holy debate with a is not a subject of wondering and life at~aeted wide attention and the m of learning, admiring comment, but is taken for veneration i.n which all men held him e the begining granted as a normal and natural caused him to be exempt from the -~nts which can thing, then will we genuinely be loy- persecution of the Arian Emperor tt,lffUlly and in- al to our Constitution.'Valens. He died in 403. lucated Catho- "If Governor Smith is to be re- Friday, May 13.---St. John the at. believe, with fused the presidential nomination by lent was born of a noble family at a loving child his party or election to office by the Nicopolis, Armenia in 454. For fear people i~ must be on grounds other of committing sin, in humility and in :otry should be than his religion. It is worse than contempt for h{~self, he seldom ', and such fa- hair-splitting to attempt to prove spoke. He was made Bishop of Cole- real meaning that a good Catholic cannot be a good Inian, Armenia, in 482,' but abdicated American. America demands loy- his See to enter the monastery of St. line of ProSes- alty, not disloyalty, to ancestral Sabas. H~ confined himself to his Catholics in faiths. I can judge certain which to them, in- SOme of the religion to pagan- broad, America has more to gain from a ,perfect Protestant, a perfect Catholic and a perfect Jew than from three nondescripts." JANE ADDAMS ~ALLS SMITH'S CANDIDACY 'BOON TO COUNTRY' (By N. C. W. C. News Service) can think f~. Chicago, April 27. Miss Jane questions Addams, noted social worker and man, de- head of Hull House here, has added ago, when her voice to that of Mrs. Nellie Tay- what lee Ross, former Governor of Wyom- be Co- planted a and it is find sucl Smith a Dome- him to oc- irrespec. remember rot- into the sited States. of England he took his call- be broad God may the guide bim. I most many Repub- if God ing, in urging that the question of religion in politics be brought into the open. Speaking before 600 special work- ers last night, Miss Addams referred to the candidacy of Governor Smith of New York for the Presidency as "a great boon to the country." "So far," she said, "the so-called tolerance of the electorate has been only an avoidance of the issue. Mrs. Ross yesterday ht Washington advo- cated the election of a Catholic, 'just to prove that this, in reality, is a re: public in which we live and not only in name.' " Miss Addams said further she was hopeful that the discussion of Gov- ernor Smith as a Presidential candi- date would bring a better under- standing of religion and a realiza- tion that it had no place in politics. BISHOP VAN DE VEN IMPROVED IN HEALTH Shreveport, La., April 20•---The Rt. Rev. CoTnelius Van De Ven, Bishop of Alexandria, 'La., who has been ill in the Schumpert Memorial Hospital here, is reported much improved and able to return to his home. POST Service. Whose edito. John Mulrennan, a pupil Of St. Francis Xavier's ~chool, Liverpool, rides 76 miles daily to attend the school, His home is 38 miles from the school. I ness of these people who gave him food and money. He prayed God for guidance and returned to the Chris- tian village when discharged from the army. He was converted and found- ed a religious order at Tabenna. His visions and miracles were innumer- able. He died in 348. t, SEVERAL PRELATES AT CONSECRATION OF BISHOP GERKEN Head of New Diocese of Amariil© takes Possession of See. (By N. C. W. C. News Service) Dallas, Texas, April 30.---The Rt. Rev. Rudolph Aloysius Gerken, first Bishop of Amarillo was solemnly consecrated at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart here Tuesday. The Rt. Roy. Joseph Patrick Lynch Bishop of Dallas, was consecrator, and the Rt. Rev. Christopher E. Byrne, Bishop of Galveston, and the Rt. Rev. Francis C. Kelly, Bishop of Oklahoma, assistants. The Most Rev. Arthur Jerome Drossaerts, Archbishop of San Antonio, preach- ed the sermon. Bishop Gerken, who is 39 years old, came to Texas from Iowa nearly 20 years ago as a school teacher. His mother came here from Iowa to see her son elevated to~the Episcopacy• Immediately after ,his consecration when he went among the congrega- tion to give his blessing, the new Bishop went directly and kissed his mother who occupied a place near the front of the church. The ceremonies began with a pro- cession from the Cathedral house, where the prelates and members of the clergy had assembled, to the Cathedral. A