Foreign News: First Interview

Inasmuch as Achille Ambrogio Damiano Ratti, Pope Pius XI, is now a temporal as well as a spiritual Sovereign (TIME, Feb. 18). His Holiness allowed himself to be interviewed as such for the first time last week.

Without a doubt the Most Blessed Father had excellent reason for awarding this major journalistic plum exclusively to Thomas B. Morgan, onetime Associated Press correspondent and now Chief of the Rome Bureau of the rival United Press. Although lean, astute, close-mouthed Tom Morgan has been getting down to the Vatican for over a decade, he professed himself...

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