Religion: Catholic Knighthood

Last week's news from the Vatican announced that His Holiness had bestowed The Grand Cross of the Order of St. Gregory the Great upon Nicholas Frederic

Brady, Manhattan financier. Mr. & Mrs. Brady have been in Italy, and their U. S. friends could only cable them their applause, for it was most fitting that of the handful of papal knightly orders that of St. Gregory the Great go to Mr. Brady. Pope Gregory XVI (1765-1846) created the order in 1831 and put it under the patronage of that first and greater Gregory (c. 540-604)—to reward the civil and military virtues of the...

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