Religion: Speed

The Pope, a hot-rodder might say, has a heavy foot. When he drives from Rome to Castel Gandolfo, 79-year-old Pius XII usually leans forward in his Cadillac, stop watch in hand, ready to complain to the chauffeur if the 17.4-mile trip takes 19 instead of 18 minutes.

Last week the Pope had something to say about speed to participants of the second world congress of the International Road Federation: "Individuals, societies and nations must enter a universal race for greater and greater speed to the glory of God . . . Dispensaries, teachers and missionaries must now travel by speedway, bringing...

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