Religion: The Angels in Rome

Pope Pius last week ranged himself solidly on the side of the angels. Speaking to a group of American pilgrims, he pointed out that since they might hope to spend "an eternity of joy" with the angels in heaven, they might as well "begin to know the angels now." Said the Pope:

"No one is so humble but he has angels to attend him. So glorious, so pure, so wonderful they are, and yet they are given to be your fellow wayfarers, charged to watch carefully over you lest you fall away from Christ, their Lord.

"Not only do they wish to defend...

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