The Press: Pope Snubbed

To complain that one is not getting enough press publicity is to appear undignified and ridiculous—unless one is a personage inherently dignified and sacred. Last week the Vatican daily, Osservatore Romano, complained that the Supreme Pontiff's latest encyclical, dealing with Education, had received the very meagrest publicity in the Fascistized press of Italy.

"The importance of this document." said Osservatore with bitter sarcasm, "has evidently escaped the editors . . . though it was the longest and one of the most important encyclicals ever issued by the Holy Father. . . . "Some newspapers of Rome published only a few...

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