Religion: Only the Pope

All Rome was aware last week that the church has not only a new Pope but a new kind of Pope. Vatican aides were used to energy under Pius XII, but Pope John's decisiveness and, above all, his warmth took them by surprise.

Two major moves are reportedly in the making: 1) a convocation of all Far Eastern bishops, probably in Manila, to which the Pope will send two trusted cardinals, Gregory Peter Agagianian and Marcello Mimmi; 2) a consistory at which John will confer the red hat on many non-Italians, will probably give Mexico and the Philippines their...

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