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A Letter From The Publisher, Oct. 9, 1978

The starkly empty red shoes on the cover of this week's TIME were those of Pope John Paul I, who died so suddenly last week and brought crisis once again to the...

Religion: Toward 1950

Amid the bustle of his usual routine last week, Pope Pius XI sang a low mass of thanksgiving in celebration of his 78th birthday. In this the 56th year of his...

Sport: Lofty Memorials

Of the many memorials to Pope Pius XI, dead last week, least famed but most lofty perhaps is the Ratti Route, an Alpine trail on the way from Chamonix to the top...

PAPAL STATE: Blowout & Crash

If Pope Pius XI should suddenly begin to spend his summers in a high, cool, suburban palace instead of in the low, stuffy Vatican how would most Catholics...

Religion: The Pope at Rome

"The Pope at Home . . . (Reading time 21 minutes 40 seconds)''—had he been given an opportunity to survey the proof-sheets of an article published under this...

Religion: Vatican Cut

Pope Pius XI, whose tight little temporal realm has long been considered immune from depression, last week instituted retrenchments which may eventually save...

ANNAM: Pope's Smile

Pope Pius XI smiled last week and back to Annam in French Indo-China, to little Marie Nguyen Hu Hao, 18, Chinese Catholic betrothed to Bao Dai. Buddhist...

Religion: Secret Consistory

Once a stocky mountain-climber named Achille Ambrogio Damiano Ratti, Pope Pius XI is at 77 in good health, except for a slight diabetic condition. In February...

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