RELIGION: Easter Saint

Only a Pope could do for an old friend what Pius XI did last week. As he was borne into vast St. Peter's on Easter Sunday to take his place upon the great throne, the Holy Father's thoughts could hark back to the 1880's when he was a young priest in Milan named Achille Ambrogio Damiano Ratti. In nearby Turin an old priest named Giovanni Melchior Bosco was already famed for his good works among Italian youth. The two met, were friends until Don Bosco died in 1888.* Thereafter Achille Ratti rose in the Church...

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