SOME 2,000 members of the Third Order of St. Dominic, representing the 75,000 Dominican Tertiaries scattered all over the world, gathered in Rome on Saturday for their second international conference, the main topic of which is relations between the Third Order and Catholic Action.
The high point of the conference is an audience with the Pope, who is Protector of the Dominican Order. At the solemn ceremonies opening the conference, which took place in the basilica of Santa Maria scopes Minerva. the delegates were addressed by Fr. Michael Browne, OP., the Dominican Master General.