Religion: No Animosity in Soul

Last week in the Vatican a huge intricately carved bronze door, one half of which had been closed since 1870, was slowly pushed wide open. Thus by symbolism, long a power and fascination of the Roman Catholic Church, did Pope Pius XI announce to the world and to the city the consummation of Italy's Church-&-State reconciliation, the ultimate and formal exchange of signed treaties (see p. 25).

Pleasing though the diplomatic condition of Vatican City might be to Pius XI he was troubled last week by statements of Prime Minister Benito Mussolini about the...

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