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00Chicago Decree Si00irs Chicago (E)- Dispute over a recent archdiocesan decree on procedures for visiting priests continued here with faculty members from five Catholic colleges charging and the chan- cery office denying that the decree constitutes a "breach of academic freedom." The question was first raised by a Chicago newspaper which made public the decree and charged that Archbishop John P. Cody was placing new re- strictions oll all priests visiting the archdiocese including lec- turers and speakers at colleges and universities. The chancery office denied the report and issued a state- 12--THE GUARDIAN OCTOBER 14, 1966 Academic Freedom I questions about the freedom of incoming persons, particularly priests, to participate in the life of the Church, we wish to address it as all evident breach of academic freedom." The reply issued by the chan- cery office denied the charge, stating, "There is absolutely no truth to the protest tliat this limits academic freedom -- it is simply a matter of ecclesias- tical regulation." Such regulations, tim state- ment clarifying the decree, which it said was "not a new policy but merely a means of implementing the universal law of the Church." The chancery also said that the regulations were mainly aimed at clarify- ing the status of some 250 priests, including some 100 re- fugees, who are residing in the archdiocese as visitors. The protest statement from the college teachers said that "though this decree raises GAS DRYER i GAS CLOTHES DRYER Big 15-1b. Load Dryer with Push- button Controls, 4-Way Drying ... Dries Permanent Press Clothes Best! Only $2e7 a month on your Gas Bill! NO DOWN PAYMENT! Price cut $25 for this sale! (Regular $184.95- Only $159.95!) I I 5,v,o=o 2J ONE YEAR FREE SE RVICE. FREE DELIVERY AND INSTALLATION" DIVIDEND 5 FREE! - Permanent Press Shirt or Blouse Van Heusen's Vanopressq 114 Styles to Choose From. A Norge Gas Dryer's gentle tumble-drying is best for this and all permanent-press clothing! Choose shirt or blouse from Van Heusen catalog delivered with your new dryer, then mail gift cer. tificate  included with catalog -- and you'll have your free shirt or blouse right away! Values up to $8.00! on Arkla Gas System. Lifetime rustproof warranty! 5-year parts warranty (2 years on motor). *To existing facilities BUY NOW FROM US OR DEALERS.... DIVIDENDS OFFERED FOR A SHORT TIME ONLY! ARKANSAS LOUISIANA GAS CO. Servin Low Cosf Natural Gs to More Than 535,000 Cusfomers in Arkansas, Lowsana, Oklahoma, Texas atl Kansas ."7-.-'-. _'U'_'_']]]_T]]]]]]].']:;\\;-]-- .......... )-]]:_\\; ........................ /L-LLLLLL.LT-'.- 7 L'_"""  .................  -TT'"-:.--LT:TLSLLL_L_LL_'] ......................................................... :::....'.. I ment held, have practiced ill most the world si.nce the Chalcedon in 451. "In Chicago," it said, from other dioceses or communities always aP the archbishop or the office before taking uP nent residence in the This regulation has not changed. Cath(dic um and colleges of the area have been regulation for many no change has been by the newly I tive." i The statement also out that the Fort Bend diocese, where Dame University is "has consistently law," and that Joseph .Ritter of St. Louis called attention to this regulation." "The protest the statement said, lack of knowledge of and long-existing regulations?' The protest signed by faculty me DePaul University, College, Barat College, University and St. logo. "The academic corot the teachers claimed, own distinctive mode lion which requires freedom of inquiry but greatest possible tion of ideas among its bers and their consequer dOE to move among, and be heard by their "The exercise of eal authority in these is an intrusion upon processes," they said. "The necessity for demic community to tification of the archbishop when an invitation to or request from relative to academic ment constitutes such an sion. "Recent experiences ample, in the symposia and lecture have shown that thos, whom the effect of suc eree is most likely to the more creative the academic pioneering work has them into controversY." The chancery pointed out that the extern priests does not institutions to obtain sion from the archdioccS vite speakers but present the archdioce speaker's credentials he has the permission own superiors, i ' CITATIONS (Continued from Pag e Souls; Mrs. Cornelia Alfred Schnebelen ant Francis Zarnoski, all Mary's; Edward PruS' maculate Conception; Mrs. Kirwin Williams Theresa's; Edwin Immaculate Heart of Badges for having six months of the program were prose Mrs. Dalton DaileY Theresa's; Mrs. C. A. Mrs. Walter W. Powell Joe Yaeger, all of Mrs. W. E. Flake of St. Carl Kaplon, Daniel Florence Kaplon, Christine Priest, and Zakrzewski, all of Heart of Mary; Dr. p a sing of Good Counsel; H. Uekman of St. Anne Little Rock. Memorial A lasting your departed TWO TYPS AVA with or without of deceased. e Write us for prices, and directions for Guar, P.O. Box 3628 Little