Religion: Pope to the Hills

With Roman temperatures averaging 77° last week and likely to go higher in August and September, 78-year-old Pope Pius XI directed his household to make ready to move out this week for a two-month stay at Castel Gandolfo. the rustic papal snuggery in the Alban Hills.

When the Holy Father goes motoring he has a choice among five of the 250 automobiles registered with Vatican City plates (SCV).* He owns a Dodge, a Citroën, a Fiat, a Mercedes, an Isotta-Fraschini, all gifts from pious admirers. If the Pope picks his favorite car this...

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