Foreign News: Mexico Observed

Recently La Stampa, famed Independent daily of Turin, Italy, despatched to Mexico, Signor Arnaldo Cipolla, an able and "Latin-Catholic conscious" correspondent. He, sensitive, acute, observant, reported, according to a translation made by The Living Age: "Those who say that Mexico is a mere province of the U. S. maintain a palpable absurdity. This country is a powerful barrier which the Latin world has erected against Anglo-Saxon usurpation. . . . There is no resemblance whatsoever between ostensibly Catholic Mexico and any country in Europe or America that is really Catholic. The Roman...

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