Pope Pius Against Rum

November 10, 1906


Further encouraging temperance, the Planet claims that Pope Pius “favors total abstinence” and is not “fostered by indulgence.”


Pope Pius Against Rum
Pope Pius favors total abstinence. He doubtless has observed that the spiritual life is not fostered by indulgence in strong spirits.
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“Pope Pius Against Rum,” Black Virginia: The Richmond Planet, 1894-1909, accessed January 30, 2023, https://blackvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/821.