Foreign News: Jail Delivery

As one temporal sovereign to another, Pope Pius XI requested King Vittorio Emanuele III to release the total of four priests who languished in Italian prisons, last week, one of them implicated in a bank swindle.

Similarly George V might ask Calvin Coolidge to pardon an Englishman. Promptly Il Re granted the request of Il Papa, last week, by advice of Il Duce, who is anxious to cement in every possible way the new Italo-Papal accord (TIME, Feb. 18). Presumably the priests freed under Civil Law will be retried under Canon Law, and, if...

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