Foreign News: Papal Thunder

The aged Cardinal Archbishop of Paris, Louis Ernest Dubois, rolled out excommunicatory thunders last week. He menaced that famed tragi-comic group of Roman Catholics who never cease their efforts to restore the French Royal House of Bourbon and who rally 'round an incorrigible news organ called L'Action Francaise (TIME, June 13, et seq.).

By order of Pope Pius XI, all the Archbishops and Bishops of France joined with Cardinal Dubois, last week, in signing an ordinance which will keep all persons affiliated with L'Action Française excommunicated until they renounce their affiliation.

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