Foreign News: Criminal Madness

The slaying, sacking and burning in Spain reached such extravagant proportions last week that the Supreme Pontiff, His Holiness Pope Pius XI was moved to declare at Castel Gandolfo: "We are profoundly grieved and deeply moved by the wave of criminal madness which has broken over Spain."

The question which troubled the chancelleries of Europe was whether the madly battling Reds and Blacks of Spain would attach from outside enough Socialist-Communist and Fascist-Nazi aid to embroil the interventionists among themselves and light a general European war sooner than is expected.

Stiffest intervention of...

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