Queenship of Our Lady will be proclaimed by the Pope on November 1, coinciding with the fourth anniversary of the defining of the doctrine of the Assumption.
The proclamation involves only the establishment of a liturgical feast day and not a dogma. The feast day may be fixed for May 1.
The feast will be proclaimed on the day on which an International Marian Congress, which begins in Rome on October 24, will be brought to a close.
During the congress, an exhibition of Marian books and art will be held in the Palazzo Venezia. The art section will he limited to the subject of the Immaculate Conception-, while the book section will display all types of publications dealing with Our Lady that have appeared down the ages.
On October 30, the whole day will he devoted to devotions and exercises on behalf of the Church of Silence.
The close of the congress will be staged in St. Peter's Square, with Catholics from all parts of the world aathered in the presence of the Holy Hither for a demonstration of loyalty award the Mother of God.