Religion: Pigeons at St. Paul

Were a theatre-man to stage the installation of any one of the 15 Roman Catholic archbishops in the U. S. he would undoubtedly make the ceremony rich, colorful, magnificent. But he might not have the inspiration to point the scene by having a flock of birds flutter overhead. In St. Paul, Minn, last week, not one but three flights of pigeons encircled the Cathedral dome in bright sunlight during the episcopal procession and installation of Most Rev. John Gregory Murray, 54, new Archbishop of St. Paul.*

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