MEXICO: Ossy, Ossy, Boneheads

The generalissimo of Mexico's war on the Catholic Church, Boss Plutarco Elias Calles, was last week in a Los Angeles hospital recovering from an operation on his gall bladder. The leader of the Church's counterattack, fat, sloe-eyed Archbishop Pascual Diaz, sat grimly in the Archiepiscopal Palace in Mexico City. While the Government persecuted his flock, the Primate of All Mexico, who is a pure Jalisco Indian, held in reserve one dread (to Catholics) weapon, the awful word of excommunication, which he may pronounce, the Pope may confirm.

"By the authority of the...

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