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i through-spoliation by the Italian government, of, its- temporal power. The year also was marked, continued His Holiness, "by the impunity with which Protestant .sects, by w.hich he is supposed to have referred specially, to the Methodists, have opposed the church openly in Rome. "A malevolent sect hating God ind Christian order," as-.the Pon- ' 'Most Rev. J. kM. Farley. tiff referred -to the -Freemasons, had also, he regrefted to tell his auditors, -succeeded in separating church? and-state in Portugal. Referring , tq modernism and hatmiism His Holiness- found feomfiyt in ,the Catholic world's lncreriing love far the church, and i the .eucharist. He was jvarm -j'his praise of the Euchar ist confesses at Cologng, Mon treal, London and Madrid, and es-i pecially of the latter, commenting on the fact that it was participat ed in by the King of Spain him self. Pius closed with' a prayer to avert disaster from the Church in Spain. , Of the 19 new appointees on' the official list, assuming the cor rectness of the surmise that the patriarch of- Lisbon, is the nine teenth name not yet made pubiic, 13 are-foreign and six Italian. ThV'full quota of the Sacred College is 70, but death had re duced 'the membership to 46, of' whom 28 were Italians- and 18 foreigners. Shus the present appointments bring the number of Italians to 33 and of foreigners to 32, still leaving'it pra'&ticajly certain that an Italianwjij be the elected pope at thje next conclave. . The new' American cardinals were,' notified pf 'their electionxat the' American College-at 11":30 a. m. Cardinal "Falconio responded on "behalf of himself and his two companions, 'Cardinals Farley, and O'-Connell. Through the United Press, Cardinal Falconi o sent the fol lowing message to the American people: BY CARDINAL FALCONIO x (Copyright) It gives me great pleasure to express the deep sense of friend ship and of .gratitude which I feel with regard to all those with whom my official and my person al life brought me into contact In America.