Favourable comment is passed on a recent speech by Mgr. Ryan, Bishop of Omaha, U.S.A., protesting against the German persecution by the Osservatore Romano. which publishes long extracts from it.
The Osservatore says that the speech is a proof of the deep impression abroad created by the persecution, and emphasises the fact that Mgr. Ryan " enjoys the esteem of the supreme authorities of the State."