"Why, a fortnight or perhaps three weeks, Monsignor," replied Pierre.
Monsignor Nani smiled with his usual amiable yet keen expression.
Still smiling, Monsignor Nani listened and nodded approvingly.
If Monsignor Palma proves obstinate his Holiness will never consent.
As he had said to Monsignor Fornaro, could the Pope disavow him?
And all at once he thought of Monsignor ...