Precedence

A 2,000 word article in The New York Times raised the question of the honor which is due to the four American Cardinals in this country, and urged that they be treated as foreign princes and given precedence over every American official except the President. It was pointed out that the British Sovereign accords to cardinals honors due princes and that William H. Taft, when President, gave precedence over the Governor of Massachusetts to Cardinal O'Connell of Boston. The question of precedence is sure to arise, said...

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