Francis Spellman (1889-1967) was the archbishop of New York (1939-1967) and vicar of the United States Armed Forces. Among his better known writings are The Road to Victory (1942) and his best-selling novel The Foundling (1951).
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Ceremonies marking the dedication and blessing of the new nurses' school and residence of St. Claire's Hospital in Manhattan. Also the 50th anniversary of religious life Sister Mary Alice. Reporter David Allen?
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