Religion: Mexico City Cathedral

A score of bellringers clambered to the towers of Mexico City's Cathedral an early morning last week. From the high openings they peered perspectively at the diminutive people kneeling before the cathedral's shut gates. For four years the building had been closed, ever since onetime President Plutarco Elias Calles tried to enforce Mexico's anti-religious laws (TIME, Feb. 22, 1926 et seq.) and the Pope in displeasure ordered priests to cease their public religious duties. But last year Mexico and Vatican City made peace (TIME, July 1, 1929). Mexican churches reopened for services, not,...

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