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biblical lectures, and who, without any reason connected with a religious body not recogbeing assigned, was forbidden to continue nized by the State. these lectures in March, 1879, is stated in a 8. The Rev. Mr. Schauffler, at Brünn, of petition presented to the Minister of Worship, the same mission, is permitted to hold reand also in a memorandum to H.B.M.'s ligions meetings, but on the express condition Ambassador at Vienna, both dated April, that he keeps out children, between six and 1879. Up to this day no answer whatever fourteen years of age, belonging to a Church has been given.

recognized by the State. The limitation 3. Last March the Baptists (members of makes the permission illusory. which religious body have been residing at 9. The Rey. Mr. Pirie, at Prague, sent out Vienna, at least, ever since 1845) were for- by the Scotch Free Church as a missionary bidden to hold any further meetings. Those to the Jews, is not allowed to hold any sermeetings had thus far been held in a room in vice in the language of the country. a private house, and admittance had been 10. The Rev. Mr. Babzar, of the Free given to specially invited persons only. The Reformed Bohemian Church, is forbidden to appeal addressed to the Central Government hold any religious service whatever. in April has been left without any answer. 11. At Brandeis, in Bohemia, a married Six or eight Baptists, met for prayer on a couple that had left the Romish Church and Sunday, last August, at the house of a postman joined the Baptists before their first child was in one of the suburbs, were dispersed by the born, applied within the term prescribed by police. The postman was sent for, and it the law to have the birth entered in the was intimated to him that the loss of his register expressly provided for parties belong. pension might be the result of refractoriness. ing to religious communities not recognized Two other persons, foreigners, were threatened by the State. The application has been with banishment if they were again found at refused, and the parents have been ordered a Baptist meeting. On Sunday, the 2nd of No- to have their child baptized by the Romish vember last (the deputation of the Evangelical parish priest, on the ground that a child must Alliance being in Vienna), the police found have some religion, and that the parents have their way

into a house in another suburb of none ! Vienna, mounted up into the third story, and 12. Tan Marek, at Schlan, in Bohemia, there found about fifteen persons engaged in an evangelist appointed by the Rev. Mr. prayer. The meeting was immediately dis- Schubert (a regular minister of the Reformed persed, and the males ordered to the police- Church, acknowledged by the State), has court that same Sunday afternoon, at three, for been forbidden to hold Bible readings in his examination. The result is yet pending. own house, or to admit persons not belong

4. The Irvingites (" Apostolical Church"), ing to his family to his domestic worship. after having held public worship for several He has been reprimanded by the political years, were last March forbidden to hold any authorities because he did not bolt his house further meetings whatsoever.

door before he said his prayers. 5. The Methodists are permitted to hold 13. In August an ordained minister of the lectures, but no singing or praying is allowed, Reformed Church in Bohemia, preaching at a no prayer-meeting and no Communion ser- station in the country, wearing his gown in vice.

token of his official capacity, was interrupted 6. The Swedenborgians (" New Jerusalem by the police in the middle of the service, Church '), who in 1868 formed an association and was only permitted to resume the service for the formation of a “New Church," were in the afternoon after he had obtained special forbidden sume time ago to continue their permission from the authorities. meetings. After an expensive law-suit they Dissenters are allowed by law to hold have re-opened their meetings, but no Bap- domestic worship (literally, "house worship") tism or Communion service is tolerated, and [Haus-Gottensdienst), but, contrary to the within the last four weeks they have been interpretation officially given for years toforbidden to bring together their own children gether, and adopting a new interpretation for religious instruction.

lately discovered, not an individual may be 7. The Rev. Mr. Adams, at Prague, of the present beyond the bond fide members of the American Board of Missions, is not permitted family. to hold any meeting whatever; and a fine of All this, whilst Section xiv. of the “Fun100 florins, or imprisonment for twenty days, damental Law,” of 21st December, 1867, exhas been threatened if he attends, even as a pressly“ guarantees full religious liberty to hearer, any religious meeting held by parties every individual" in the realm !

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Original Papers, etc.
Page

Page
Help for the Helpless......
329 Oriental Heathendom and the Bible

101
Month, The 1, 33, 65, 97, 129, 161, Retributions of History

293
193, 225, 257, 289, 325, 357

Foreign Intelligence.
America ..................10, 46, 108, 144, 202, Italy .. ....... 7, 41, 75, 105, 135, 198,
339, 368

296, 333, 364
Austria
8, 141 Norway.

270
Belgium
40, 230, 335 Persia..

239
China
205 Russia

238
France 6, 38, 70, 103, 133, 165, 197, Siam

111
229, 262, 294, 331, 361 Spain

72, 105, 231, 263, 363
Greece

237 Turkey

10, 44, 142, 338
Germany.. 9, 42, 79, 107, 140, 167, (See also “Miscellaneous” and “Evangelical
200, 235, 269, 297, 336, 366

Alliance.")

Home Intelligence.
Alice, The late Princess
13 Miles Platting Ritual Case, The

209
Anglo-Roman Despotism
245 Missions, Day of Intercession for.....

14
Baptist Missionary Society, The
175 New Westminster, Bishopric of

370
Baptist Union, The

182, 347 | Obituary..... 16, 50, 82, 84, 115, 146, 214,
Bedford, The Bishop of.....

243

278, 347, 348, 371
Bible, The, and the London School Board... 244 Open Air Mission

214, 278
Bishops, Consecration of
244 Ornaments Rubric, The Proposed

274
British and Foreign Bible Society

169 Oxford, The Bishop of

.49, 112, 208
Christian Charity at the Grave...
114 Papal Jubilee, The

115
Church Association, The
114 Perversions

146
Church Congress, The
342 Plymouth, Services at

146
Church Missionary Society, The
170 Presbyterian Church of England, The

145
Churchwardens' Association....
244 Ranyard, The late Mrs.

83
Clewer Ritual Case, The
49, 112, 208 Reading for Boys

50
Confessional, Tbe
145 Receipts of Religious Societies..

184
Congregational Union, The
181, 346 Religious Tract Society, The

176
Convocation of Canterbury
241, 273 Ritualism, Checks to

183
Convocation of York .......
273 Ritualism in the City....

48
Destitute District, A
49 Ritualists Sentenced

273
Durbam, Bisbop Baring, of

13 Ritualists, The, and the Propagation Society 114
Durham, Bishop Lightfoot, of
81, 147 Sabbath, Prize Essays on the

182
Edinburgh Cathedral.

370 Scotland, Assembly of the National Church
English Church Union, The
209 of

210
Evangelical Succession, The .....

146 Scotland, Assembly of the Free Church of... 211
Foreign-Aid Society, The.,
246 Second Advent Conference

114
French Protestants in London
245 Spurgeon, Rev. C. H.

14, 182
Home Reunion Society, The......
244 St. Peter's-upon-Cornhill

274
Irish Church Synod, The
181 St. Vedast's Case, Judgment in the

81
Jesuit Conversions
146 Tait, The late Mcs...

15
Lectionary, The New...

49 l'oited Presbyterian Church, The 182, 213
Lichfield, The Bishop of
49 Vaughan, Dr., on Home Reunion

299
London Missionary Society, The
173 Wesleyan Missionary Society, The

172
May Meetings, The
169 Wesleyan Methodist Conference ..

274
M'Neile, The late Dr. Hugh..

82 Wesleyan Finance and Membership 214
Mackonochie Case, The

113, 242, 370 Worcester, Dean Lord A. Compton, of 317
Mildmay Park Conference, The
245 | Worcester, Dean Yorke, of

347
Monthip Surbey of Missions.
Africa, Central........ 52, 85, 118, 281, 304 Ceylon

150, 348
Africa, Eastern

151 China . 18, 51, 85, 117, 150, 216, 281, 304, 348
Africa, South
19, 118, 151, 282, 349 Corea

281
Africa, Western

87, 151, 282, 350 India ... 16, 51, 85, 148, 216, 247, 303, 280, 348
America ...
19, 350 Japan

i9, 52, 118, 217
America, British
218 Labrador

20
Asia, Central
247, 280 Polynesia

248
Australia

154 Madagascar...

151, 217, 283
British Columbia....
19 Mauritius

217
Burmah..
116 | New Guinea

154

.................

New Hebrides ...
217 Surinam....

153
New South Wales
52 Syria

51, 143
Persia
116, 215 Turkey

16, 116, 148, 247
Spain
51 | West Indies.......

152, 247
Miscellaneous.
Antonucci, Cardinal
88 , Mexico, Massacre of Protestants in

21
Basle, The City of
284 Montreal, The Bishopric of

156
Belgian Bishops, The
283 Mtesa, King ...

55
Bequest, A Munificent
183 Müller, Mr. George..

120
Bosnian Fugitives, The
87 Negroes, American

183
Cabul, The Ameer of
22 | Newman, Dr.

88
China, A Singular Movement in
157 New York, Romish Cathedral in..

183
Chrischona Mission, The
20 Paris, A City Mission for

248
Cyprus, Bishop Sandford in
54 Perth' Christian Conference, The

303
Fellowship, Firm Ground for

119 Pitcairn Islanders, The
France, Monks and Nuns in ......
20 | Portugal, Persecution in

5+
French Methodists, The.....
248 Ruet, Pastor...

54
Gasparin, Conversion of the Count de...120, 218 Russian Clergy, The

156
Geneva, Church and State in..... 53, 302 | Russia, Monastic Life in

284, 312
Geneva, The Evangelical Society of.... 53, 155 Russia, The Gospel in......

219
Grahamstowne, Dean Williams of
302 | Russia, The Old Believers in

240
Greek Church, Intolerance of the...
302 Sabbath Rest, The Value of

87
Hyacinthe, Father
53, 120, 155 Spezia, Religious Instruction in

183
Huber, Professor

155 Spurgeon's, Mr., College
Jamaica, Bishop Tozer of

283 Swiss Christian Catholic Church, The 218
Jerusalem, Bishop Barclay, of
349 Thompson, Dr. J. P.

303
Lord’s-day Observance
248 Trial, An Extraordinary

120
Lord's-day Observance, Congress for 301 Unity, An Example of

15G
Loyson, M. See “Hyacinthe.”

Vaud, Free Church of.......

249
Malta, The Priesthood in

283 | Xavier's Remains

Literature.
Benthall's, Rev. J., Songs of the Hebrew London, Ward and Lock's Guide to

251
Poets

123 Minister's Pocket Book, The
Biblical Things not Generally Known 372 | Minister's, The, Pocket Diary

373
Birthday Memorial, The

123 Monrad's, Dr., The World of Prayer. 371
Catholic Presbyterian, The

122 Neil's, Rev. J., Rays from Realms of Nature 371
Church Missionary Atlas, The
158 Now and Hereafter,

372
City of Progress, The.....

123 Pearse's, M. G., Daniel Quorm....
Daunt, Rev, S. T., on Choral Service........ 23 Rigg, Dr. J. H., on Wesley's Churchmanship 122
Evangelical Advocate, The

373 Seeley's, M., The Later Evangelical Fathers 250
Foreign Missions, The Claim of

251 Stevens's, Dr., History of Methodism........... 157
Four Gardens, The ..

23 Tinling's The Gospel in the Churches... 373
Gall, Rev. J., on the Evangelistic Baptism.. 122 Trestrail's, F., Reminiscences of College
Gasparin, Le Comte, Borel's Memoir of...... 158 Life

372
Giberne's, Agnes, The Upward Gaze 251 Unsworth, Rev. W., on Aggressive Chris-
Gregory, J. R. on Universalism, &c.
23 tianity

123
Guinness's, H, G., The Approaching End of Unsworth's, Rev. W., Self-Culture and Self-
the Age ...
251 Reliance

373
Hutcheon's, Mrs., Glimpses of India 23 Vérité Chrétienne, La

372
Indian Household Management, A Guide to 373 / Walkers's, S., The Christian..

251
Ebangelical Alliance.
Address to Members
185 Ireland, Day of Prayer for .

128
Austria, Intolerance in
187, 387 | Ireland, Romish Persecution in

186
Basle Conference, Announcements of...... 64, Italy, The King of

31
88, 160, 221, 252, 284, 355 Lyons Branch, Meeting of the.......... 387
Basle Conference, Report of Proceedings of 305 Mexico, Evangelical Work in

255
Bath Branch......

30 Nottingham Branch

63, 126, 355
Clifton and Bristol, Meetings at

387 Obituary

29, 185, 221, 353, 386
Conferences, Annual, of the British Organi. Ramsgate, Meetings at

287
zation.
25, 373 South London Sub-Division

30, 62, 95,
Contribut ons 64, 96, 160, 192, 256, 288

125, 253, 286, 356
Conversazione, Annual
188 Spain, Intolerance in ...

254
Council, Proceedings of 29, 55, 91, 124, Sunday-schools, Prayer for

288
159, 185, 219, 252, 285, 352, 385 Week of Prayer, 1879...

24, 56, 93
Elinburgh Conference, The
373 Week of Prayer, 1880

351
Greece, Intolerance in
188 Weston-super-Mare, Meeting at

355
Historical Sketch of the Alliance..

383 Westphalia, Religious Awakening in 287
Irish Branch
63, 95, 127, 186, 223, 254 West German Branch..........

224

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