Foreign News: Papal Support

After visiting the Vatican, the Archbishop of Messina issued a pastoral letter in which he stated that Pope Pius is " well satisfied with Premier Mussolini."

Cardinal Vannutelli, dean of the College of Cardinals, said of Mussolini that "for his energy and devotion to the country he was chosen to save the nation and restore her fortune."


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