Religion: The Pope's Week

With fortitude which his 73 years, an intense physical discomfort and Rome's sultriness made remarkable, His Holiness ended an unusually busy nine days last Monday. It was the conclusion of his golden jubilee celebration of being ordained a priest on Dec. 20, 1879. It touched the anniversary of his being proclaimed Cardinal June 21, 1921 (eight months later he was elected Pope Pius XI).

The nine-day period began with his canonizing as Saints Lucia Filippini, foundress of the religious educational order Maestre Pie Filippini, and Caterina Thoma, a Spanish canoness. That morning he refused...

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