COMMONWEALTH: The King, The King!

COMMONWEALTH

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

"The King, The King!"

Than His Worship Sir Alfred Louis Bower, Lord Mayor of London and His Eminence Francis Cardinal Bourne, Archbishop of Westminster,* there are no better Roman Catholics in all Britain. Yet, mirabile dicta, both declined to attend, last week, a meeting of the Catenian† Association in London. The reason was quite simple—on the program, the toast to Pope Pius XI preceded the toast to King George V.

But the Catholic Herald was indignant: "The Catenians have earned well of the Catholic body...

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