"Holy Father, permit the celebration of the next Eucharistic Congress to take place in Chicago and I promise you a million communions as a spiritual bouquet to your august presence." So spoke His Eminence, George William Cardinal Mundelein to His Holiness, Pope Pius XI, nearly two years ago. Fiat!—and the well-beloved Cardinal, who also is His Grace the Archbishop of Chicago, set himself to gathering (there is no culling in Roman Catholicism of the present day) his flowers of faith—gorgeous roses dewed with the jewels...

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