Religion: Papal Broadcast

For the third time since the opening of Station HVJ. Vatican City, the U. S. heard last week the gentle, deliberate voice of Pope Pius XI. Occasion was the ceremonial reading of the heroic virtues of Mere Alix LeClerc, founder with St. Pierre Fourier in 1597 of the Congregation of Notre-Dame. Alix LeClerc (1576-1622) saw a vision of the Virgin Mary, bearing a garment like those which the members of the Congregation were later to wear. Alix LeClerc and her co-founders practiced intense asceticism while instructing the young. Certain people voiced disapproval....

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