MEXICO: Immaculate Nun

A nun named after the Most Blessed Conception of the Virgin Mary continued the focus of Mexican news last week. She had been besmirched (TIME, Sept. 3). A youth and a girl had confessed that she was the "master mind" of a group of Roman Catholics who finally persuaded a fanatic to assassinate President-elect Alvaro Obregon (TIME, July 30). In the face of such testimony Mother Superior Concepcion remained calm and demanded to be faced by her accusers last week.

"Do not invent lies, Eulogio Gonzales," she said to the youth who had...