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Rebellion in the Catholic church: Many Dutch Catholic thinkers are suggesting that their national church might have to become as autonomous as Anglicanism in order to preserve its soul.

COVER STORY JULY 29, 1968, may prove to be a major landmark in the long history of the Roman Catholic Church—as significant, perhaps, as the moment when Martin Luther decided to post his theses on indulgences at Wittenberg Castle Church. On that day last summer, Pope Paul VI promulgated…

Common Market experience has accustomed many U.S. manufacturers to a “multinational” outlook. In a list of the biggest U.S. investments per country, the Netherlands ranks second.

WESTERN EUROPE

The most important development in international trade for a generation has been the flow of U.S. corporate capital to Europe. From $1.7 billion in 1950, it grew last year to $20 billion. The cash has not only fueled much of the postwar European boom but has created controversy…

Another Country Heard From

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A band of Dutchmen formed a group trying to influence U.S. votes in the upcoming elections. “The U.S. President meddles in our affairs. We should meddle in his,” says the organizer.

THE NETHERLANDS

By all accounts there are plenty of Americans who have decided not to vote at all in next month’s presidential election — and lots of others who wish they did not feel that they have to. Across the Atlantic, however, there is a band of Dutchmen who would like…

As usual, the bishops of Holland’s avant-garde church were the first to take issue with the Pope’s encyclical against contraception.

The Pope’s encyclical against contraception is continuing to meet remarkable resistance from Catholics on all levels of the church. A sharp reminder of that fact occurred when Pat rick Cardinal O’Boyle was the speaker at the Sunday noon Mass at St. Mat thew’s Cathedral in Washington. Instead of delivering a…

Theologian on Trial

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It maybe that one of the best-known and most creative theologians in the Roman Catholic Church will have to stand trial for doctrinal error, Dominican Father Edward Schillebeeckx.

It may come to pass that one of the best-known and most creative theologians in the Roman Catholic Church will have to stand trial for doctrinal error, an accusation not far short of heresy. Dominican Father Edward Schillebeeckx, the principal theological adviser to the Dutch hierarchy, has been under investigation…

Cooling It

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Technical skill is just a question of hard work; a consistent, defined style is something else again. The nine-year-old Netherlands Dance Theater, is not only expert—it is also stylish.

Technical skill for a major ballet company is just a question of hard work; a consistent, defined style is something else again. The nine-year-old Netherlands Dance Theater, which just finished a two-week Manhattan engagement and is off to another in Mexico City, is not only expert—it is also…

When Dutchmen Disagree

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The Metropolitan Museum, like other museums around the world, are planning to “reattribute” several of its Rembrandts. Many scholars feel that de-attribution has gone too far.

When the Metropolitan Museum’s Thomas P. F. Hoving dropped the word recently that the Met was planning to “reattribute” several of its Rembrandts, there was a gasp from museumgoers. Fake Rembrandts at the Metropolitan, of all places? It seemed altogether too shocking to be believed. But art scholars in Rembrandt’s…

Riding the Reels

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The casette, developed by Philips electrical manufacturer, has advantages over cartridges. New about cassettes is their use as a vehicle for commercially recorded music.

When the technique of tape recording was developed a quarter-century ago, it unreeled a whole new way of marketing recorded music. The best tapes had all the high fidelity of phonograph disks but none of their low resistance to wear and tear. The trouble was that they were cumbersome: wound…

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