Religion: Cardinals of the Church

Toward Rome last week, by roads that began in Bombay, Bogota, Los Angeles and other far-off places, traveled the princes of the Roman Catholic Church. Among them, bound for their first papal consistory, were 17 of the church's 24* new cardinals. One of the last to arrive, after a stormy Atlantic crossing in a Constellation named Star of Vatican City, was Los Angeles' Archbishop Francis A. McIntyre, the single new cardinal from the U.S.

As they awaited the consistory, the prelates checked in with friends at the Vatican, had last-minute fittings of the robes...