Religion: Busy Pontiff

Last week teemed with emotion, activity, for His Holiness, Pope Pius XI. First arrived at the Vatican three Mexican hierarchs. To them His Holiness spoke words, of comfort and hope, promised to give Mexico a rich ostensorium which he received at the recent beatification of the French Revolutionary martyrs (TIME, Oct. 25). Next, a magnificent procession wound its way through crowded streets—towards the Coliseum, ancient centre of Paganism. In its midst, borne aloft on the shoulders of the faithful, was a huge cross. Made of wood, it contains pieces of olive trees from...

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