Religion: In Florence

Thoroughly they investigated, bitterly they wrote last week—the editors of UnitÀ Cattolica, daily newspaper of Florence, Italy: "We saw one day in the streets of Florence a woman of the aristocracy dressed with the most rigid economy, who wore on her naked breast a gold cross. The symbol of sacrifice and sorrow joined with the crudest form of mundanity; the emblem of redemption resting on perfumed flesh; the blessed, mortal bed of Christ put in contrast with an instrument of the most lascivious seduction."


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