ITALY: 98 28/100% Pure

98 28/100% Pure

Leaning forward in a carved armchair at the Palazzo Chigi, Signor Benito Musso- lini sat with his hard chin cupped between contented palms, last week, watching newsreel flashes of Cardinals and Monsignors marching to the ballot box (TIME, April 1), attended by blaring brass bands and wildly cheering throngs. Never before have Princes of the Church shepherded their clergy and people to vote in a Parliamentary Election of the present Italian Kingdom. Always before the priesthood has abstained, urging their flocks to do...

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