Mgr. Pizzardo, Archbishop of Nicaea, the Sovereign Pontiff's representative for the Coronation, left London on Tuesday on his return to the Vatican City.
Mgr. Pizzardo gave his blessing to the people from the carriage door of the train at Victoria Station. He went alone to Brussels, to stay one night with Mgr. Micara. Mgr. Godfrey and the Marquis Pacelli went direct to Paris, where the Papal Envoy joined them on the following day.
At the Japanese Embassy on Monday a party in honour of the Envoy was given by Madame Yoshida. The Marchese Pacelli and Fr. Birley were with His Excellency, and the company included also Prince and Princess Ghika, Bishop Myers,
the Earl of Granard, the Earl of Denbigh, the Earl of Iddesleigh, Mr. Arthur Pollen, Mr. George Rendel, Lady Stevenson. Fr. C. C. Martindale, S.J., Fr. Herbert Thurston, S.J., Fr. Francis Woodlock, S.J., and Mr. Herbert Ward.
On the previous Friday, Adele Countess Cadogan gave a luncheon party to Archbishop Pizzardo, who was accompanied by Mgr. Godfrey. the Marchese Pacelli, and Fr. Birley. Among those present were: Baroness Bosch van Drakestein (President of the Grail), Mrs. Walter Raleigh Kerr, and Miss Jean McKenzie (honorary secretary of the Fisher committee for the distreased areas). As described elsewhere, the members of the Mission afterwards visited the Grail headquarter&