MEXICO: Again, Masses

Restlessly Apostolic Delegate Leopoldo Ruiz y Flores awaited at the President's Palace, Chapultepec, last week. Pope Pius XI's final word on the settlement of Mexico's three-year-old Church v. State feud.

President Emilio Fortes Gil had announced that he would leave Mexico City for the national palace at San Luis Potosi that evening, which meant an irritating postponement of negotiations unless the message arrived at once. Meanwhile Secretary Sergio Montt, of the Chilean Embassy, was furiously decoding a cable received in his office from the Vatican. Hurrying to the palace he presented it...

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