"They sandwiched a King between a Knight and two Commercial Travellers," announced this newspaper last week in reference to the Osserratore Romano.
The Times has gone one better by sandwiching the Pope between a suffragan Bishop and the head of the Salvation Army in its summary of the year.
The summary of the churches reads towards the end as follows:
" The Rev. Eric Hamilton was appointed to the revived suffragan-bishopric of Shrewsbury. Cardinal Pacelli, who took the title of Pius XII, was elected Pope. General, Carpenter was chosen to succeed General Evangeline Booth as head of the Salvation Army."