Messages of condolence and sympathy are being hourly received from all parts of the different continents and the sovereign pontiff has been graciously pleased to decree that a special missa pro defunctis shall be celebrated simultaneously by the ordinaries of each and every cathedral church of all the episcopal dioceses subject to the spiritual authority of the Holy See in suffrage of the souls of those faithful departed who have been so unexpectedly called away from our midst.
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Although few of the women who pioneered women’s suffrage lived long enough vote, the right was finally granted to women in 1920.
Susan B. Anthony fought for women’s political rights, especially suffrage.