PAPAL STATE: The Day of God

The son of a sheep herder and the son of a blacksmith entered the palace of a Roman emperor, last week, and there signed a concordat reconciling the State and the King of Italy with the Papal State and the Pope.

The son of a sheep herder is Pietro Cardinal Gasparri. This priest of strong and massive build can charm a Principessa with his wit, astonish a jurist by his profundity in canon law (which he has codi-fied), or paralyze a nervous opponent by the piercing glance of his large eyes, peering from beneath...

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