New York's Archbishop Francis Joseph Spellman, leader of the richest Catholic See in the world and personal friend of Franklin Roosevelt, last week returned to Spain after an eleven-day visit to the Vatican. During those eleven days Archbishop Spellman conferred at least five times with His Holiness. During the same period:

—Former Foreign Minister Count Galeazzo Ciano presented his credentials as Italy's Vatican envoy.

—Germany and Finland recalled their Vatican envoys, for "consultations," and Foreign Minister Joachim von Ribbentrop made a hurried visit to Benito Mussolini.

—Hungarian, Argentine and Chinese envoys conferred with the Pope....

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