Press: God's P.I.O.

On St. Patrick's Day two years ago, an Irish-born war correspondent named Patrick O'Connor celebrated his own birthday by crossing the Han River in an amphibious Duck and entering newly liberated Seoul. From a plane a few days before, he had noted that Seoul's Catholic cathedral was still standing. Finding his way to it, O'Connor tolled its bell. From the seemingly deserted ruins, scores of Koreans emerged as if by magic. Newsman O'Connor said Mass for them.

No ordinary correspondent, greying, 54-year-old Reporter O'Connor had every right to officiate at the Mass and write...

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