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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Cardinal Spellman, 1953

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: March 5, 2020

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Orleans, France, October, 1953: An American servicemember kisses the ring of Francis Cardinal Spellman during the New York archbishop's visit to St. Croix Cathedral, part of a tour of Europe that started with the dedication of the new North American College in Rome. Spellman served as Apostolic Vicar for the Military Services from 1939 to 1967.
 

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