Foreign News: In Rome

King George and Queen Mary arrived in Rome and were greeted at the station by King Victor Emanuel and his Queen amid the acclamations and vivas of the Romans.

Despite the protests from various ultra-Protestant quarters, it was authoritatively stated that the King would visit the Pope during his stay in Rome.

This will be the first time that a reigning British monarch has ever paid a visit to the Pope since the Reformation—1534, complete separation from Rome by Act of Supremacy, which made it treason to deny that Henry VIII was the supreme head...

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