Religion: Vatican Notes: Jun. 28, 1926

Encyclical. The great New York Times published the full text of the encyclical letter of His Holiness, Pius XI, announcing to his "venerable brothers" the celebration of the hepta-centenary of the death of St. Francis of Assisi, who talked with birds, who received upon his body the stigmata of the Wounds of Christ. The reigning pontiff: . . . Since our immediate predecessor has assigned this saint, who was sent by Divine Providence for the reformation not only of the turbulent age in which he lived, but ot Christian society of all times, to...

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