This morning, the Holy Father Pope Pius XII received the Chief of the United States delegation in the United Nations, Mr.
SV.PAN. MR AND MRS LODGE IN THE PALACE WITH VARIOUS DIGNITARIES.
CU. STANDING IN A LARGE HALL.
CU. A BEAUTIFUL RELIGIOUS PRINTING.
SV. IN THE THRONE ROOM THE POPE STANDS BETWEEN MR. AND MRS. LODGE.
SCU.PAN. MR. LODGE, THE POPE AND MRS. LODGE.
LV. THE POPE WISHING THEM GOOD-BYE.
BACK V. THE POPE ENTERING HIS APARTMENTS.
SV.PAN. MR. AND MRS. LODGE BEING ESCORTED OUT.
FRONT V. LEAVING.
LV.TOWARDS MR. AND MRS. LODGE OUTSIDE.
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Background: This morning, the Holy Father Pope Pius XII received the Chief of the United States delegation in the United Nations, Mr. Henry Cabot Lodge, together with his wife.
Mr. Lodge was passing through Rome on his way to the Middle East where he will be on a special mission to try and strengthen solidarity between the countries of the Middle East and the United Nations Organization.
The Pope received Mr. and Mrs. Lodge in the Throne Room, where they remained for about half an hour.