1 DECEMBER 1866, Page 3

The Continental papers are full of a report that the

Empress Eug6nie is about to make a pilgrimage to Rome, the object of -whit* is variously represented. Her Majesty is either going to induce the Pope to summon Italian troops, or to persuade him not to fly, or to deter the Romans from attacking His Holiness lest, the French should return, or to secure some other end un- known. The Empress, it is added,, has not yet obtained permis- sion fer her journey.