Religion: Souls, States & Helicopters

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Eugenic Cardinal Pacelli, Secretary of State to His Holiness the Pope, arranged last week to telephone a Christmas greeting from the Pope to the U. S., via the Manhattan bureau of the United Press. Delighted U. P. officials made plans to be at their offices before breakfast, for Cardinal Pacelli's plan was to ring up about lunch time in Rome.

At the last moment came a hitch. The Pope wanted also to issue a Christmas message to all his cardinals. This was timed for Christmas Eve. The publicity given a message...

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