In battle zones last week, some U.S. Catholic chaplains offered outdoor
Masses in strange garb: khaki vestments tinted by camouflage experts.
Altar cloths were also camouflaged. Reason for the change, effected by
New York's Archbishop Francis J. Spellman, Roman Catholic Military
Vicar of the U.S. Armed Services: the traditional white and brightly
colored vestments draw fire from enemy planes.
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