International: Six Million Slaves

"Red Pope'' of the Roman Catholic Church is that most puissant Cardinal in charge of its vast foreign missions—the prefect of the Congregation for the Propagation of Faith. Present "Red Pope" is Pietro Cardinal Fumasoni-Biondi, bald, round-faced Roman who from 1922 to 1933 was Apostolic Delegate in Washington, D. C. In pious sorrow last week the Cardinal-Prefect reminded the world that today no less than 6,000,000 people still live in slavery. He called Catholic attention to "the importance of the Church anti-slavery program as enunciated by Pope Leo XIII"—who in 1888 exhorted his...

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