People: Dec. 27, 1963

In 1958, he spent Christmas with U.S. troops in the Arctic, and now New York's Francis Cardinal Spellman, 74, was headed the other way, saying, "I don't want to slight the South Pole." He will spend Yuletide with the men assigned to U.S. Antarctic bases. It might be chilly, but the trip offers an unaccustomed bonus. Spellman will celebrate three Christmas Masses because of the international date line; a midnight Mass at McMurdo, then an 800-mile flight for a Christmas Day Mass at Byrd, and finally across the date line for another midnight Mass at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole station. "I...

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