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THE GUARDIAN, JULY 18, 1969 PAGE 3 i& auts Carry Papal ge, =l00g to Moon (NC) -- A cledica- written person- Pope Paul VI and a small were among items the of Apollo 11 took with be left on the surface of Paul sent to the U. S. gov- a parchment containing text of Psalm 8 and a inscription which he With his own hand at the the psalm. Pope asked Archbishop Lui- monde, Apostolic Delegate United States, to present )cument to Dr. Thomas O. administrator of the Nat- 'eronautics and Space Ad- :ration It was subsequently :._ ' Phone FR 2-2277 ESTIC .. with "Sanitone ' Ire your business ARKANSAS with "Ivory Soap" ...BYRON W.HOUSE AGENCY T00VEL DOlT SEA TRAVEL AIR TRAVEL ) Extra Service Charge Pay Only Regular Rates TO ANYWHERE! OR PLEASURE Rlngo . . . 72201 latlo41 Llhl Oulkilng FR 6-3511 PARKING OOucT of UISc H Distributing Company OCK, ARK. photographed in miniature and placed, together with other mes- sages similarly photographed, in a specially prepared capsule to he carried aloR by the astronauts and lea on the lunar surface. A small papal flag was among many other flags also taken to the moon. The gesture of the Pope, a spokesman at the Apostolic Dele- gation here explained, is inten- ded to stress the spiritual signi- ficance of the history-making space mission. The dedicatory inscription of Pope Paul: For the glory of the name of God, who gives men such power, We pray and wish well for this wondrous endeavor. Pope Paul VI - A.D. 1969 Pope Paul hailed the planned lunar landing by three U. S as- tronauts as a "fabulous under- taking'' that will bring science fiction into the realm of reality. In his first Sunday talk this summer at his villahere southeast of Rome, the Pope told visRors that the moon expedition is more than just a "dream." "Science fiction, one mightsay, has become a reality," he said. "Admiration turns to reflection when one considers the organi- zation of brain power, of acti- vity, of instruments, of economic means, of all the studies, of the experiments and the attempts which this event demands," he said. "Science and technique mani- fest themselves in such an incom- parable and daring manner as to show the peak of their conquests andtopresage others," the Pope said, in what the imagination can- not even grasp. "Man, the creature of God, is more at the center of this under- taking than the moon itself. Man reveals himself to us as a giant, not in himself, but in his origin and in his destiny," he said. "Today we pray for him, for humanity, for the planners, and for the heroes of this fabulous undertaking." WOILD'S FINEST 1RADIOEAR / .EAmNG t LITTLE ROCK HEARING AID CENTER 110 W. Capitol - FR 5-8264 Rare View of Famous Dome Cupola of St. Peter's Basilica, familiar landmark of the Eternal City, is seen here from an unusual vantage point in the Vatican Gardens. Tourists have asplendidview of Rome from the cupola -- but few get up there for lack of understanding that it is possible to do so. (NC Photo) African Layman Among Dignitaries I To Accompany Pope to Uganda Rome (NC) -- The emerging Catholic laity of Africa will have a special place at the side of Pope Paul VI when he flies to Kampala, Uganda, July 31. The only layman and the only Af- rican who is to be part of the official papal party is Joseph Ami- chia. An African politican and a long-time active leader in the lay apostolate, Amichia is a deputy of the Ivory Coast parliament and president of the Catholic Family Movement of the Ivory Coast. Amichia is also a member of the central office of the World Movement of Christian Workers. He has served on the board of the presidency of the two World Congresses of the Lay Apostolate held in ROme in 1957 and in 196. Amichia lives in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, with his wife and five chil- dren: As a member of the Vatican Council on the Laity he has fre- quently been in ROme. Last March 17 he attended the Mass in St. Peter's Basilica during which the Pope announced his intention of visiting Africa. During that Mass Amichia read the Epistlein French Offer to Mediate Central American War San Salvador, E1 Salvador (NC) -- The bishops of El Salvador and Honduras have said that they will help in any way possible to avoid further conflict between their Preparatory two countries. Boarding School Meanwhile, the governmentsac- u ynO"S cused each other of aggression in for the undeclared war between the two countries. The bishops met at E1 Amatillo, a Honduran bordertown, to make their appeal to both governments to stop the conflict between peoples of the same region, with the same customs and way of life. Archbishop Hector Santos Her- nande of Tegucigalpa, Honduras, presided over the meeting. Honduras and El Salvador have been at odds for years, mainly over border territory and the mi- gration of Salvadorans into Hon- duras without proper documen- tation. College preparatory Courses--Christian Doctrine--Grades 7-12 HOLY CPJ:)SS A. On the Mississippi in New Orleans. lnditioned Student'Residence--Character Training Air ;o ge Preparatory Courses--Training in Fine Arts-- Ol,,m_. ceK.O.T.C.Supervised Study Periods plC-ize Swimming Pool--Fully Accredited For infortnaion write (sT _ 18 Resident Student Director, Dept. B. ',. 4950 Dauphine St., New Orleans, La. 70117 1.,1 v ..... L and was one of a chosen few to receive Communion from the Pope's hand, Three cardinals and other Vati- can officials will accompany Pope Paul VI on his historic flight to Uganda. The Pope will be accompanied by a small official party including Eugene Cardinal Tlsserant, dea of the college of cardinals; Jean Cardinal Villot, Papal Secretary of State, and Gregory Cardinal Agagianian, prefect of the Con- gregation for the Evangelization of People. Others making up the Pope's party will be Archbishop Giovanni Benelli, Undersecretary of State; Archbishop Agostino Casaroli, secretary of the Council for the Public Affairs of the Church; and Bishop Giacomo Martin, prefect of the Apostolic Palace. The Vatican announced that the Pope will ordain (consecrate)sev- eral African bishops during his three-day visit at Kampala. Drs. Bunten & Thessing CHIROPRACTIC OFFICES 510 So. Pulaski, Little Rock Phone FR 4-5902 Cursillos CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1 number allowed, already are en- rolled for the women's cursillo, Monsignor McDevitt said, but there are a few vacancies still avail- able for the men's cursillo. Ap- plication blanks may be obtained through cursillistas (those who have already experienced a cur- sillo) or from St. Andrew's Ca- thedral rectory, 617 Louisiana Street, Little Rock. All candidates presently enrol- led for the two cursillos are lay- men. No priests have yet been re- gistered for the men's cursillo and no Religious Sisters have been registered for the women's. Five of each will be required, and Mon- signor McDevitt said any who are interested should contact him. The Diocese of Little Rock now has a total of 38 cursillistas, and the two fall cursillos will boost this number above 400. Many Arkansas men and women took the Little Course in Memphis and Dal- las before the local diocese began the movement here. 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