It leaked out from the Vatican into the ears of a
Someone, who told it to a civil
authority, who told it to the press that Chancellor Seipel of Austria
was to be made a Cardinal.
Viennese were skeptical. It was said that Mgr. Seipel could never become a
Prince of the Church while holding political office and that,
under existing circumstances, he would refuse to retire.
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