AUSTRIA: I Feel Not Worthy . . .

All week able, earnest Monsignor Franz Jachym, 40, prayed and prepared for his ceremonial consecration as Archbishop Coadjutor of Vienna, a post which would put him next in line to Theodore Cardinal Innitzer, Austria's Roman Catholic primate. Saturday night he fasted. Sunday morning, pale and strained, he donned the robes of his new office, motored to St. Stephen's Cathedral. The eyes of high church and state dignitaries, including Cardinal Innitzer, Papal Nuncio Johann Dellepiane and Austria's Chancellor Leopold Figl, were upon him.

The choir sang Mozart's Coronation Mass. A papal letter appointing...

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