Religion: Two Visits to Korea

The G.I.s in Korea had two well-known clerical visitors from the U.S. with them for Christmas. From Manhattan came Francis Cardinal Spellman, who besides being Archbishop of New York is Vicar of the Military Ordinariate, responsible for the spiritual care of all Roman Catholics in the U.S. armed forces. From Titusville, Fla., where he interrupted a winter vacation with his wife Ruth, came Evangelist Billy Graham, on a flying tour sponsored by the Protestant churches of Korea.

The cardinal flew into Seoul just before Christmas, as he had last year, with a few gifts for the troops (100,000 cigarettes, 20,000...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!