BULGARIA: Broken Pledge

Charges that Tsar Boris and his Italian-born Tsaritsa broke a prenuptial, written pledge to Pope Pius XI when they permitted their first child, a girl, to be baptized Bulgarian Orthodox (TIME, Jan. 23), have been met by angry Bulgarians with the demand: "Produce the document!"

Last week in the Papal State the Holy See refused to produce the document entire, did produce that part of it which bears on Bulgarian royal baptisms. Authorized translation:

Inasmuch as the said dispensation according to Canon 1061 of the code of Canon law is subordinated to the...

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