So profound grew the disquiet of Pope Pius XI last week that in Vatican City he fervently exclaimed:

"God desires good, but He also permits evil, and our saddest thought is that it is our own sons who work evil against other good sons who are dear to us."

Chief of those "sons who worked evil" fortnight ago, by charging that Azione Cattolica (the Italian League for Catholic Action) was busy with a Catholic plot to seize the Italian State, and who forthwith padlocked some 15,000 Catholic clubs throughout Italy (TIME, June 8),...

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