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Pope Names Jew to Vatican Post As Italian Anti-semitic Laws Take Effect

The United Press reported today from Rome that Pope Pius had appointed Prof. Roberto Almagia, a Jew, to restore ancient maps in the Vatican. U.P. saw significance in the appointment of Almagia, who had been forced by anti-Jewish measures to leave the Rome University faculty, just 12 hours before Italy’s new anti-Jewish regulations went into effect.